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  1. Butler High graduates take their final walk as historic school closes its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Lincoln schools were all folded into one school on Clinton Street, named for Samuel Riley Butler, a former Madison County Superintendent of Education. (Butler was initially a county school in those innocent years before the city discovered the ...

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  2. Carriger Road bridge in Hazel Green is too dangerous for drivers and has been closed.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A Madison county commissioner is describing a bridge near Hazel Green as "too dangerous." The bridge on Carriger Road has a hole in it the size of car tire.

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  3. Meet the 8 new 'stars' of the 2015 Stars Dancing for HEALS competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... HEALS, Inc., which provides school-based medical and dental care for underserved children in Huntsville and Madison County. "Often transportation is limited for children in poverty," said Carnes. "The fact that we're right there at the school gives ...

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  4. Here's where housing units are growing the fastest in Alabama; 2 in nation's top 100Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A home is shown under construction in Madison, Ala., near the Clements High School in this 2012 file photo. Madison County added housing units at one of the fastest rates in the nation between 2010 and 2014.

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  5. Kitchen Cops: The good, the bad and the uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTVM

    ... and the customers pick up their order and cook their own meals at home. The business did well with the Madison County Health Department, scoring a 98 during their inspection. The I Love Bacon food truck out of Huntsville scored a 99, and the Subway ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Governor Bentley signed a new bill that will drastically reduce the state's prison population but it isn't the first time a government entity has pushed for inmate reform. Madison County attempted something similar two years ago with its overcrowded jail population and let some prisoners out early.

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  7. Huntsville buying 3 surplus school buildings near downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... Center for Technology would be torn down in 2017, giving the city 38 acres on which to expand the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center and Brahan Springs Recreation Center. The rest of the land will be turned into soccer/lacrosse fields. ...

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  8. Elderly, physically disabled voters can now skip to the head of line at Alabama pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Voters at the Cove United Methodist Church precinct in Hampton Cove had to wait over an hour to cast their ballot during the 2008 presidential election. With a a record 233,840 Madison County residents eligible to vote Tuesday, long lines are likely once again.

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  9. Weekend Game Plan: 6 cool Huntsville events over the next 7 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... Republic, the Madison brewery whose Mach 1 India Pale Ale recently won Downtown Huntsville Inc./AL.com's Madison County Beer of the Year voting: Quantum Wheat and their limited Pomegranate Wheat. The tasting pours are complimentary. Pints are $5.75 ...

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  10. Madison County, Huntsville schools graduation; how to see live videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... graduates. These seniors have accounted for more than $14.3 million in scholarship offers. Live video link . Madison County High School will follow at 6 p.m. , 133 seniors getting diplomas. This senior class has earned $3.1 million in scholarship ...

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  11. Man charged last year in 2009 shooting death of stepfather denied bond reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    ... by a convicted felon and accusations by investigators and that is an insufficient basis to hold Fearn. Madison County Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey McCluskey said the state opposed any reduction in Fearn's bond. McCluskey said Fearn's criminal ...

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  12. Alabama economic projects yield 18,000 jobs, nearly $3.4 billion in investment in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    ... Industry Report shows there were 392 projects for a total of 18,137 jobs and investment of $3.37 billion. Madison County, which landed Remington Outdoor's new firearms plant in Jetplex Industrial Park, led the state in new jobs with 3,418 positions. ...

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  13. Doors closing on Butler High after 64 years in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    Five small Madison County schools were closed to create S.R. Butler High School in 1951. Not many people remember them now, but since this is a story about closing schools, they were Rison, West Huntsville, Joe Bradley, Madison and Lincoln.

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  14. Embattled southwest Huntsville fire station to remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    ... would be torn down in 2017, said Hamilton, giving the city 38 acres on which to expand the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center and Brahan Springs Recreation Center. Officials say there will be enough land left over to add eight regulation ...

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  15. 20 Chihuahua mixes from extreme Madison County dog hoarding case need new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    ... with their elderly owner inside a small trailer. The man, who lives off Butler Road in New Market, called Madison County Animal Control on Tuesday and said he could no longer care for the dogs. Animal control workers rounded up the pets and drove ...

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  16. Alabama AG Luther Strange: Citizens, Not Supreme Court, Should Decide Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | On Top Magazine

    Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange told a crowd Saturday that voters, not the Supreme Court, should decide whether gay and lesbian couples can marry. "Who's going to make the decisions for the citizens of this country? Is it going to be the citizens or nine people?" he rhetorically asked a Madison County Republican Men's Club audience during its monthly breakfast in Huntsville.

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  17. Watch today's Bob Jones, James Clemens high schools graduations liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    ... 0. More than $8.3 million has been accepted. Madison Academy and Whitesburg Academy were the first schools in Madison County to hold commencements. Both occurred on on Sunday afternoon.

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  18. Anderson Hills F-4 tornado near Huntsville: 20 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    ... Scale. The Enhanced Fujita Scale in use today was not adopted until 2007. It was the strongest tornado to hit Madison County until an EF-5 on April 27, 2011. That tornado also hit Anderson Hills . The tornado's path began at 5:33 p.m. about three ...

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  19. Huntsville man charged with possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Sheriff Blake Dorning announced Monday that investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division searched a residence on the 2500 block of Pioneer Road in Huntsville on Friday.

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  20. Butler High Students officially say goodbye to their school, welcome new opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... said. The original school, built on the site at Governors Drive and Triana Boulevard, was part of the Madison County School System, and was named West Huntsville High School. In 1951, all of the suburban schools were consolidated at that site, and ...

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