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Flash Flood Warning issued for Madison, Marshall, Morgan counties

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Madison County, Southeastern Morgan County, and West Central Marshall County until 4:15 p.m. At 113 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen....
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WHNT-TV

Sparkman Middle School went on “lockout” after phone threat

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Sparkman Middle School was on “lockout” Thursday after what authorities called a “terrorist threat phone call.”. Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) released a statement via Facebook confirming the temporary lock-out. Officials said an unknown caller used a computer-generated voice to make the call, which was promptly...
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Madison County Emergency Rental Assistance applicants triple, but still funds still available

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — While the federal eviction moratorium hasn’t been renewed, federal assistance for those hit hard by COVID-19 remains available via Madison County and City of Huntsville authority. Since early August, Madison County has accepted applications for emergency rental assistance from residents anywhere inside the county, including Huntsville...
MADISON COUNTY, AL
WHNT-TV

Monrovia VFD hosting “boot drive” to raise money for new medical vehicles

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — The Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department is raising funds to buy new medical vehicles through what they’re calling a “boot drive.”. The event is a fundraiser where motorists at two intersections in the area will be encouraged to drop spare change into a fire boot. All funds will be put toward the department’s goal of $46,000.
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Alabama State Representative Rex Reynolds appointed to state transportation committee

Alabama State Representative Rex Reynolds (R-Huntsville), District 21 of Madison County, has been appointed to the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement program committee (ATRIP-II). Reynolds is filling a position vacated by State Rep. Bill Poole (R-Tuscaloosa), who resigned from the Alabama House to become the state finance director under Gov....
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WHNT-TV

Crews to start Phillips Road bridge replacement next week

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Crews will begin work on replacing a bridge on Phillips Road in Madison County next week. A portion of the road will be closed beginning Monday, September 20. The affected section will be between 1321 Phillips Road and 1423 Phillips Road. Work is slated to last...
MADISON COUNTY, AL
WAFF

Two African serval cats escape from barn in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Two African serval cats are on the loose in Madison County are considered exotic animals. They escaped from a barn in Huntsville, Sunday night. The servals and barn are owned by a local exotic animal business called 256 exotics on Winchester Road. The business owner posted...
HUNTSVILLE, AL
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UPDATE: Judge denies William Darby’s motion for new trial

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: The judge denied the request. William Darby, the former Huntsville Police Officer sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted of murder, is asking for a new trial. In a court filing Thursday, Darby’s attorneys laid out 32 arguments for their position. You can...
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Madison County OKs budget including one-time federal COVID relief

The Madison County Commission today approved nearly $272 million in spending for the 2022 fiscal year that includes $36 million in federal COVID relief money shared across agencies, employees and quality-of-life operations. As part of the package, full-time county employees will receive $5,000 split into two payments. Managers also got...
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Huntsville Hospital CEO: COVID patient overflow causing cascading delays

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville-area COVID-19 team gave an update on the current state for Huntsville and Madison County. Jeff Birdwell, Huntsville-Madison County EMA Director, Jeff Samz, Huntsville Hospital CEO, Dr. Aruna Arora, Madison County Medical Society President, and Tim Hall, Madison County Schools Director of Public Relations spoke at the meeting.
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Alabama seeing slight decline in COVID patients

Madison County is starting to see a slight decline in Covid-19 patients. Right now, the county is dealing with 200 inpatients sick with the virus. WAAY-31 spoke to Huntsville Hospital's CEO about what this means as far as wait times and access to the ER. The CEO says in the...
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$45 million plans to improve road in Madison County

MADISON CO., Ala. (WAFF) - $45 million! That’s the estimated price tag to widen Little Cove Road. It’s near McMullen Cove, and it will connect Old Highway 431 and Highway 72. Little Cove Road currently has two lanes, County Commissioners want to make it five lanes. In order for the...
MADISON COUNTY, AL
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Mask Debate At Madison County School Board Meeting

Just one day after the Madison County School Board announced that one of their teachers died of COVID-19, several parents protested the district's mask requirement at Tuesday night's school board meeting. Many of the parents held signs outside the meeting that read "unmask our kids".
MADISON COUNTY, AL