Itâ€™s a familiar scenarioâ€"you circle the block in downtown Madison, looking for a parking space within, say, a quarter-mile of your destination. You may circumnavigate the square or an adjacent block a couple of times before you locate a place to park your car.
Those trailing trips through the city may soon be a thing of the pastâ€"or at least not a daily occurrenceâ€"as downtown employees and visitors begin to utilize the upper deck of the Avado Brands parking garage, located at the end of
Members of the Madison Downtown Development Authority (DDA) voted Tuesday to authorize the city manager to prepare a â€œRequest for Qualificationsâ€� (RFQ) for prospective project managers for the new city park.
In fact, the city has already delivered park engineering plans to the county, preparatory to moving earth.
â€œI have turned in [engineering] plans to the county building inspector for our land disturbance permit,â€� said Madison Planning Director Monica Callahan.
Collection for Education Local Option Sales Tax (ELOST) are not as high as projected, Morgan County Superintendent Stan DeJarnett said Monday.
Concerns about the ELOST arose during the summer, when Director of Operations Bob Monk approached DeJarnett. Monk is in charge of the school systemâ€™s facilities and, therefore, keeps an eye on the incoming revenues.
â€œBob came to me back in the summertime and expressed some concern that the checks we were getting from the Department of Revenue have d
The City of Madison received a draft final version of its year-long traffic and transportation study late Tuesday afternoon, but the eagerly-awaited study may yield a few surprises.
First recommendation? A Georgia Highway 83 bypass. Second recommendation? A Georgia Highway 83 bypass.
â€œWe do have a high dependency on our state highways,â€� said Madison Planning Director Monica Callahan.
The draft study identified a two-part State Route 83 bypass as the primary new roadway needed in th
Sister Ida Armour, 94, died Sunday, June 24, 2007. She was born in Morgan County on October 15, 1912 to the late Jim Armour and the late Dokis Austin Armour.
She attended the Burney Street Schools. She was a member of Clarkâ€™s Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Willie Mae Collier; grandsons, Jeffery (Lanita) Collier, Derek (Bernice) Cole; a granddaughter, Latonya Cole; three great-grandchildren, four great nieces, one great-great niece, one great nephew, the Hun
As of August 1, ownership of the Madison-based SOVIS, NA facility changed hands.
Anthony International, is â€œthe worldâ€™s largest manufacturer of glass doors and display equipment for the commercial refrigeration industry,â€� according to a press release, acquired the facility.
SOVIS specializes in making flat and curved, tempered glass primarily for display cases, like those youâ€™d see in grocery stores, SOVIS Vice President Jeff Spotts said.
â€œBasically, we make tempered glass,â€