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Former Madison County Commission Chairman Bill Madden was known for getting roads paved locally. Now he has a road named after him. Hwy. 72 from Hwy. 98 in Comer to the Elbert County line is now the “Bill Madden Parkway.”

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Madison County students are required to wear masks while changing classes. They are mandated to wear masks while working in a group, pair, or in a lab setting. They must also wear a mask while riding on school transportation.

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The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in October totaled nearly $2.02 billion, for an increase of $35.2 million, or 1.8 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled $1.98 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $8.21 billion, for an increase of $400…

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Danielsville’s council solidified its Christmas tree lighting plans at their regular business meeting Monday night. The festivities will take place Saturday, Dec. 12, 3 to 6 p.m. in Madison County Memorial Park.

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Madison County commissioners picked a new radio provider for the county’s 911 services Monday and also agreed not to move forward with constructing a new 911 facility right now.

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The county industrial authority approved a water line project in September that will bring more water from Franklin County to the southern portion of the county. And IDA executive director Frank Ginn said this week that the state Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has approved the autho…

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UPDATE: The Madison County Board of Education will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Professional Learning Center to discuss COVID-19 guidelines for county schools. Superintendent Michael Williams said he is not sure if the board will make a final decision on keeping …

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The Governor of the state of Georgia has proclaimed Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 as “Retired Educators Day” in Georgia Board of Commission Chairman John Scarborough calls upon all citizens of Madison County to observe that day in an appropriate manner honoring retired educators. Chairman Scarborough…

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Madison County Recreation Department recently received two “Agency of the Year” awards from the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) this year, one for GRPA District 7 and one for the GRPA State. The “Agency of the Year” award acknowledges an agency’s programs, facilities, hard wor…

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With concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, it is estimated that nationwide there will be more voters than ever submitting their votes through the mail for this year’s general election. Those wishing to submit a request for a mail-in or absentee ballot should do so by contacting the local …