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City council names committee tasked with looking in a possible city manager position for Madison

City council names committee tasked with looking in a possible city manager position for Madison

Late Friday afternoon the Madison City Council released the names of citizens they have chosen to comprise a controversial task force. At the Aug 10 city council meeting, the council…

FFRF demands Madison City Schools cease coach, pastor-led prayers

FFRF demands Madison City Schools cease coach, pastor-led prayers

The Madison City School district is facing demands from the Freedom From Religion Foundation after the FFRF says they received complaints about endorsement of religion by the district. A letter was…

Madison City Board of Education agrees to decide Charter School proposals

Madison City Board of Education  agrees to decide Charter School proposals

The Madison City Board of Education approved a resolution to be an “authorizer” of charter schools. City and county school boards have until Sept. 1 to designate themselves as an…

Bentley says he’ll ‘play hardball’ with lawmakers; Medicaid officials say cuts would be ‘disastrous’

Bentley says he’ll ‘play hardball’ with lawmakers; Medicaid officials say cuts would be ‘disastrous’

Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday he wants to know where lawmakers will start cutting state agencies if they don’t vote for his tax plan. “If they won’t support $300 million…

Trulock: Attorney General, League of Municipalities warn of conflicting laws in Madison’s city manager issue

Trulock: Attorney General, League of Municipalities warn of conflicting laws in Madison’s city manager issue

In what has quickly grown into a political firestorm, the controversial decision by the Madison City Council to consider hiring a city manager has generated a lot of heated debate.…

Madison officer facing federal charges appears before judge in Birmingham

Madison officer facing federal charges appears before judge in Birmingham

A Madison police officer accused of depriving a man of his civil rights had a pre-trial hearing in federal court in Birmingham on Tuesday. Dash cam video shows Eric Parker slamming…

Madison school district ranked 6th in state

Madison school district ranked 6th in state

Madison City Schools once again ranked near tops in a “best schools” index of Alabama public school districts. Every school in the Madison system received an A or A+ in…

Madison school bus involved in wreck near Mill Creek Elementary, no one hurt

Madison school bus involved in wreck near Mill Creek Elementary, no one hurt

Madison Police say reporting that school bus #1535 was involved in a wreck at the intersection of Balch & Mill Roads on Tuesday morning.  This was shortly before drop-off at…

NASA will send your name to Mars if you submit it by September 8, 2015

NASA will send your name to Mars if you submit it by September 8, 2015

While you might not ever set foot on Mars, NASA will send your name on its next mission to the Red Planet. The InSight lander is scheduled to launch and…

James Clemens extends lunch to one hour

James Clemens extends lunch to one hour

Students attending James Clemens High School used to have only about 20 to 30 minutes for lunch, but now they have an entire hour. The time is use for much more…

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