Future meetings of the Morgan County Board of Commissioners are expected to take place in the newly-renovated Creamery building in downtown Madison.
The boardâ€™s September 11 meeting (which will occur on the second Tuesday of the month rather than the first Tuesday due to the Labor Day holiday) will be held in the commissionersâ€™ new conference room at the intersection of Hancock and East Washington Streets.
At their regular August meeting, commissioners made a number of adjustments to their
The city fathers of Rutledge may, at least for a few weeks, want to consider changing the townâ€™s slogan.
Starting this week Morgan Countyâ€™s â€œSmall But Specialâ€� city is â€œSmall But Special and Glamorous.â€�
Hollywood and Nashville have come calling.
The town, along with Newbornâ€™s Main Street, is serving as a backdrop for â€œGood Intentions,â€� an independent film starring country recording artist LeAnn Rimes and former â€œ90210â€� star Luke Perry. Filming
Future, thy name is bio-diesel â€" at least thatâ€™s the hope of Marcus Vernon, a local businessman who yesterday was awarded a zoning clearance from the city of Greensboro to begin the process of bringing a bio-diesel plant into neighboring Greene County.Â
â€œItâ€™s the very first baby step in a long process,â€� says Vernon, of Carbon Neutral Holdings, LLC in Madison.Â
Bio-diesel, an incarnation of natural animal fats and vegetable oils that is then blended with petroleumâ€"based die
Staying green is about to get just a little bit easier in Morgan County.
Commissioners approved Tuesday a trio of new recycling facilities to be installed at the countyâ€™s Transfer Station in the coming months. Citizens will now have environmentally-sound disposal facilities for used oil, used paint and pesticides, and used electronics.
â€œWeâ€™re asking citizens to recycleâ€"here are the tools that they need to do that,â€� said County Special Projects Coordinator Monica Hayden, who pu
InÂ a unique public/private partnership, the City of Rutledge will begin construction ofÂ a nearly $800,000 water tower in September.
At a special called meeting Wednesday, the council unanimously approved a resolution awarding a $777,482 contract to Louisville, Ky. â€" based Caldwell Tanks, Inc for the construction of a 400,000 gallon water tank. The tank will be constructed south of Rutledge near Fears Road and will have the ability to service, in part, an additional 1,000 water customers.
Audrey Louise Woodard
Audrey Louise Woodard, 91, of Madison died at her home Thursday, July 26, 2007. She was born Audrey Starling on August 16, 1915 in Abbeyville, Alabama to George and Maggie Jones Starling. She was married to Henry Milton Woodard who preceded her in death. They spent much of their life in Florida.
Mrs. Woodard worked as a sterilization tech in the health care industry. She moved to Madison 11 years ago. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandm