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Alabama High School Volleyball Rankings

Alabama High School Volleyball Rankings

Alabama High School Volleyball Rankings CLASS 7A 1. McGill-Toolen (23-5) 2. Mountain Brook (24-5) 3. Huntsville (20-6) 4. Hoover (23-7) 5. Bob Jones (16-9) 6. Grissom (16-12) 7.…

Mr. Sports: Area teams begin to fit into standings for post season hopes

Mr. Sports: Area teams begin to fit into standings for post season hopes

We’re nearing the midway point of the 2016 high school football season and the games are becoming even more interesting and important as region games are beginning to…

Bob Jones’ “Gritty family” is the team to beat this season

Bob Jones’ “Gritty family” is the team to beat this season

The 2016 season for the Bob Jones volleyball team is slightly different than in recent years. The squad is still among the top 10 ranked teams in the…

James Clemens volleyball squad is “self-motivated”

James Clemens volleyball squad is “self-motivated”

The James Clemens volleyball team recently went through a practice of high-intensity on the floor action and immediately went to the school’s weight room where the squad was…

A preview of Bob Jones vs Florence, James Clemens vs Clay-Chalkville, Hazel Green vs Sparkman and MA vs Tanner

A preview of Bob Jones vs Florence, James Clemens vs Clay-Chalkville, Hazel Green vs Sparkman and MA vs Tanner

Homecoming will the theme for three of the four local high schools this week as Bob Jones, Sparkman and Madison Academy each host their celebration spectaculars while James…

Area teams show signs of what is to be expected later

Area teams show signs of what is to be expected later

As the high school football season gets into the meat of the schedule teams are beginning to show its true forms and characters by the performances on the…

News

Jets Marching Band performs at Space and Rocket Center for London film crew

Jets Marching Band performs at Space and Rocket Center for London film crew

The James Clemens High School marching band performed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center…

Police warn of traffic problems for homecoming parade

Police warn of traffic problems for homecoming parade

Rush hour traffic in Madison will be tied up this Thursday, September 22,  because of…

Construction for new Zierdt Road interchange to begin early 2017

Construction for new Zierdt Road interchange to begin early 2017

Local leaders from Madison County and the City of Madison announced that the new interchange…

Department issued pistol, rifle and bullet proof vest stolen from Madison police officer

Department issued pistol, rifle and bullet proof vest stolen from Madison police officer

The Athens Police Department is investigating the theft of a Madison police officer’s unmarked department…

Schools

Madison City Schools prepare students with hands-on, real world experience

Madison City Schools prepare students with hands-on, real world experience

Students at Discovery and Liberty Middle School are getting a very hands-on education. “A few years ago, we added a STEM Academy to the middle schools and one…

Bob Jones announces 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

Bob Jones announces 2016 Hall of Fame inductees

Each year for Homecoming the Bob Jones High School Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding alumni of BJHS who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a…

Monrovia Middle School to host carnival Sept. 15-17

Monrovia Middle School to host carnival Sept. 15-17

Monrovia Middle School is hosting the 15th Annual Fall Community Carnival at Monrovia Middle School on 1216 Jeff Road, Huntsville AL 35806. This family friendly event is open…

Libby Liberty coming to Sparkman to kick off Super Citizen Program

Libby Liberty coming to Sparkman to kick off Super Citizen Program

This September, star of stage, screen and now … print, Libby Liberty™, will hit the road in support of her educational school tour and children’s book promo events.…

Lifestyle

Republican Women ‘Destination: White House’ Tour coming to Madison Sept. 21

Republican Women ‘Destination: White House’ Tour coming to Madison Sept. 21

National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) leaders and their red, white and blue bus named “Rosie” will roll through Mobile, then…

God’s Lemonade Stand: Stop And Breathe

God’s Lemonade Stand: Stop And Breathe

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon…

9/11 sparked a call to arms for local recruiters

9/11 sparked a call to arms for local recruiters

Jeremiah Berger was a 22-year-old working in the receiving department at The Home Depot in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and doing his…

Business

Kroger opens new store on Wall Triana Hwy. in Madison

A new Kroger off Wall Triana Highway opened Wednesday morning, replacing the old store on Hughes Road. As the first 100 people made their way into the…

Churches

Madison United Methodist Church hosting human foosball tournament

Have you ever wanted to compete in a FREE human foosball tournament? Well here is your chance! Madison United Methodist Church is hosting this event during the…

Opinion

E-Verify is an impractical and punitive measure

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? Send your opinion to info@madisonweeklynews.com with the subject “Dear Editor.” Dear Editor, Guilty until proven innocent.  That’s what…

Health & Fitness

Rise in cases of Enterovirus in Alabama among other states

Respiratory illnesses caused by an enterovirus are sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and Southeast, health officials say. Twelve states are reporting clusters of…

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