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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Funeral services held for Maysville victims

Funeral services held for Maysville victims

"...Kristen Henderson and her unborn child, her son Clayton Chambers, mother Jean Smallwood and nephew Eli Sokolowski were all laid to rest with a visitation and funeral at Jackson Way Baptist Church in Huntsville ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waaytv.com ξ

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Moore's Mill Volunteer Fire Dept. requests $800K to serve community

Moore's Mill Volunteer Fire Dept. requests $800K to serve community

"...The Moore's Mill Volunteer Fire Department on Trailwood Drive Trent is asking for $800,000. The fire department says it needs the money to continue serving the community. They're asking the county to give them the funds, but if that doesn't happen, people who live in rural madison county could see higher fire insurance rates. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.wsfa.com ξ

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sheriff wants tax hike vote for deputy pay, needs Madison County legislator support

Sheriff wants tax hike vote for deputy pay, needs Madison County legislator support

"...Dorning was elected to a fourth term in November, but he has also dealt with a series of controversies over the past 18 months. Last summer Madison County agreed to pay $625,000 to settle a lawsuit by a Tennessee man who alleged he was beaten by several deputies ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.al.com ξ

Bentley details Madison County budget cuts

Bentley details Madison County budget cuts

"...budget cuts to several agencies under the legislature's budget proposal. Governor Robert Bentley was in the Rocket City Wednesday to speak with members of the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce about the state's budget issues. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waaytv.com ξ

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Early Maysville Alabama

Early Maysville Alabama

"...The 16th section in the vicinity of Maysville was not sold until the 1850's. In fact, Maysville had only started to flourish around 1838, when "a tanyard and store were put up at Maysville and several houses were built south of the 16th section."5 Taking advan­tage of the potential lucrative opportunities, William Stewart, and others, began operating various businesses in the area by 1840.6 on January 30, 1852, Maysville, whose limits included the southwest corner of the 16th section, was formally incorporated with ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: huntsvillehistorycollection.org ξ

18-year-old killed in east Madison County wreck

18-year-old killed in east Madison County wreck

"...An 18-year-old was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Maysville Road in Madison County Friday afternoon. Alabama State Troopers say the vehicles collided in the 3700 block close to 12:15 p.m. The vehicle were a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer and a 1997 Dodge Dakota. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.al.com ξ

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Madison County mountain lion?

Madison County mountain lion? Facebook post shares photo of mystery mammal from New Market

"... A deer camera in New Market photographed what looks like a mountain lion. Now that photo is making the rounds on social media.Brieana Fanning posted the photo to her Facebook account on Sunday. Her father Shane Fanning said it was ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.al.com ξ

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Train clears area near Ryland Pike & Dug Hill Road

Train clears area near Ryland Pike & Dug Hill Road

"...A coal train that stalled and impacted traffic in northeast Madison County has been cleared from the area. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: whnt.com ξ

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Winchester Road Redstone Federal Credit Union employee busted making unauthorized transactions

Redstone Federal Credit Union: Employee caught making unauthorized transactions on member accounts

"... Redstone Federal Credit Union says it identified unauthorized transactions made on 66 member accounts at its Winchester Road branch...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: whnt.com ξ

Saturday, December 6, 2014

'Not truthful' testimony by Madison County deputy leads to more questions (Part 3)

'Not truthful' testimony by Madison County deputy leads to more questions (Part 3)

"..."It is well documented by the official court transcript that Deputy Justin Watson's testimony in the District Court of Madison County Alabama and while under oath was not truthful," writes Capt. Charles Berry in a report to Sheriff Blake Dorning one year later. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.al.com ξ

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

FBI investigation relating to the murder of Jason Klonowski still continues

FBI continues investigating Madison Co. man's death one year on

"...Before his murder, Klonowski publicly criticized the Madison County Sheriff's Department, which led the Alabama Bureau of Investigation to get involved in the case. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waff.com ξ

Sunday, October 26, 2014

General Election: November 4, 2014 (with Sample Ballot)


General Election: November 4, 2014 (with Sample Ballot)

2014 General Election Sample Ballot
2014 General Election Sample Ballot
"... The Alabama Fair Ballot Commission renders state constitutional amendments — thousands of words of legalese — into unbiased language Alabama voters can understand. For explanations of Statewide Constitutional Amendments that will appear on the 2014 Madison County General Election Sample Ballot click on the following links:..."     READ MORE HERE
Reference: www.madisoncountyvotes.com
ξ 2014 Madison County General Election Sample Ballot

Monday, August 25, 2014

Robert Bryant is paid $625,000 to drop lawsuit against Sheriff Blake Dorning and 8 Madison County deputies

FBI investigating Madison County deputies in 'revenge beatdown' of Tennessee mechanic

"... Robert Bryant was paid $625,000 to drop his lawsuit against Sheriff Blake Dorning and eight Madison County deputies. But the case is not closed.

The FBI today confirmed it is investigating possible criminal civil rights abuses in the 2012 arrest of Bryant...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.al.com ξ

Friday, August 22, 2014

Drunk Driving Checkpoint Backs Up Traffic on Highway 72 Between Moores Mill and Shields Road

Drunk Driving Checkpoint Backs Up Traffic on Highway 72 Between Moores Mill and Shields Road

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign
Drive Sober Campaign
Just before midnight, there was a drunk driving checkpoint on Highway 72 Between Moores Mill and Shields Road, The checkpoint backed up traffic on Highway 72. Many individuals became impatient with the traffic and made 'U' turns to take other routes. For those that made these 'U' turns, the Huntsville Police lit them up and pulled them over. Making a 'U' turn near a Checkpoint gives a police officer the impression that an individual may be evading a checkpoint. Drivers who were not stopped were inconvenienced no more than about five minutes each due to traffic. The checkpoint is part of a national campaign to crack down on drunk and/or distracted driving. The campaign runs through Labor Day weekend.

    READ MORE HERE
Reference: Maysville and Ryland Area News ξ

Friday, July 11, 2014

7 Madison County women announced as honorees for Women Honoring Women Gala

Seven Madison County women announced as honorees for Women Honoring Women Gala

"...The seven women are: Dorothy Davidon, Dr. Pam Hudson, Ellin Jimmerson, Donna Rush, Eula Battle, Nancy Jones, and Donna Coleman. They are top achievers in fields such as arts & humanities, business & professional, community & public service, education, technology, and health & human services. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: whnt.com ξ

Monday, March 24, 2014

Individual alleges 'beatdown' by Madison County Deputies and accusation of possible subsequent alleged murder ties

Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning and eight deputies sued over 'revenge beatdown'

"... conspiracy to cover up a "revenge beatdown." The suit accuses seven deputies of beating Bryant or watching him be punched and kicked while unconscious and handcuffed at the side of the road. The eighth deputy is accused of helping falsify investigative reports. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: blog.al.com ξ

Monday, March 10, 2014

Brownsboro / Maysville / Gurley Area Power Outage Began Around 1PM and Restored at 1:30 PM - 1300+ Affected

Power outage began in the Gurley area at approximately 1PM and power was restored at 1:30 PM. The outage was caused by the failure of overhead equipment near the intersection of US Hwy 72 and Brownsboro Road. Repairs have been made and power has been restored to the area.
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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Moores Mill Rd. Drug Arrest

Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Drug Search on Moores Mill Rd.

"... Two people have been arrested on drug charges following a search of a home on Moores Mill Road. Ricky Glenn Taylor, 52, and Stacy L. Taylor, 34, are in custody. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: whnt.com ξ

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Sheriff's deputy walked into Shields Road Waffle House as robbery suspect is leaving

Huntsville police: Sheriff's deputy was walking into Waffle House as robber left restaurant

"...Police believe they have the suspect cornered in a nearby field, but have not yet made an arrest. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: al.com ξ

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Will Chapman Mountain benefit from $125 million earmark?

State highway director offers $125M for Huntsville roads -- but there's a catch

"... An additional westbound lane on U.S. 72 East from Shields Road over Chapman Mountain to Maysville Road. That work would start in 2014. Estimated cost: $9 million...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: al.com ξ

Monday, October 7, 2013

HPD officer involved in accident on Highway 72

Four people hurt in Highway 72 wreck

"...taken to Huntsville Hospital Monday morning after a wreck on Highway 72, including a Huntsville police officer. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waaytv.com ξ

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Upcoming railroad crossing construction: Jordan Road, Ryland Pike, Moontown Road

Caught in Moores Mill traffic today? Prepare for more tomorrow

"...Madison County officials said Jordan Road will be the next crossing repaired. It will be followed by Ryland Pike and Moontown Road. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waaytv.com ξ

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Madison County votes to keep tax collector and tax assessor offices separate

Madison County votes to keep tax collector and tax assessor offices separate

"... having separate offices is critical to maintaining a checks and balances within the two departments, and it also is a more efficient way to serve the taxpayers. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: al.com ξ

Monday, August 19, 2013

Bridge widening project to close section of Maysville Road for an estimated two months

Madison County closes Maysville Road section for bridge widening

"... A section of Maysville Road will be closed for the next two months for a bridge widening project. ..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: al.com ξ

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Maysville, Alabama Kayaking / Canoeing trip down the beautiful Flint River

Flint river from Ryland Pike (Maysville) to Hays Preserve (Hampton Cove) - Alabama, United States

"... headed up to Ryland Pike. The put-in was just below an abandoned church. The water was down according to folks who had made the run before, but it was still moving along at a pretty nice clip. It was a nice paddle thru a very beautiful section of the Flint River. It was ..."     READ MORE HERE

Flint river from Ryland Pike (Maysville) to Hays Preserve (Hampton Cove)


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Reference: www.everytrail.com ξ

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gurley residents do not want rock quarry. Will government support to residents?

Gurley residents voice concerns about rock quarry

"... They were there to discuss their plans for a rock quarry that Vulcan Management wants to reopen in the area. The project is expected to be built on the west side of Gurley mountain, just off Highway 72 in Madison County...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.waff.com ξ

Monday, November 5, 2012

Two Killed In Wreck at intersection of Winchester and the Parkway

Two Killed In Wreck On North Memorial Parkway

"... Traffic was backed up Thursday afternoon in the northbound lanes of North Memorial Parkway due to a bad wreck at the intersection of Winchester Road...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: whnt.com ξ

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Alabama Postal Employment Opening - $22.15 per hour - non-career

Postal Service to open non-career jobs in Alabama Read more: The Cleburne News - Postal Service to open non career jobs in Alabama

"... Beginning November 5, the U.S. Postal Service will be posting job openings for City Letter Carrier (Transitional Employee) in several locations throughout Alabama. Salary is $22.15 per hour. A new online process called..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: www.cleburnenews.com ξ

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Mustang cut in half on Chapman Mountain (Highway 72)

Car Severed On Highway 72 Over Chapman Mountain; Driver Okay

"... Mustang was completely severed. The driver was trapped..."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: Rocket City ξ

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Postal Service to alter Ryland Post Office hours?

Ryland post office surveys customers on plans for new operating hours

"... new tentative operating hours are under review. As part of postal service stream lining, the Ryland location will be open six hours a day...."     READ MORE HERE

Reference: al.com ξ