Tags: Madison County

Board of Commission Madison Profile

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkVkFeo08eY&w=560&h=315] Commissioner-Elect Lee Allen was born and raised in Madison. It is believed that he is the youngest ever Board of Commissioners member elected in Madison County. He is a man who wears many hats: farmer, former professional-golfer, golf coach, husband, father, and now Commissioner-Elect. Allen decided to run for office after an issue…

Grady Newsource Profile: Danielsville Volunteer Fire Chief Marc Perry

By Danielle Herman Forty-four years. That’s how long one local firefighter has been volunteering his time to support his community. Danielsville fire chief Marc Perry has been with the Madison county station since its beginning, and has helped bring his service to qualify as one of the finest in the nation. The Danielsville volunteer rescue…

Grady Explains: Flood Warnings

By Adriana Vicuna Showers will continue the rest of the week for Northeast Georgia, and that could lead to more flood warnings. Early Tuesday morning, the U.S. National Weather Service issued a flood warning  for The Broad River near Carlton in madison County Georgia. By 5:00 a.m. on November 3, the river had already reached 18 feet, according to…

Northeast Georgia local elections

By Jordynn Abernathy Athens-Clarke County – Winterville Mayor: George H. Chandler, Dodd I. Ferrelle, Kenneth Dixon Hodges City Council: Samuel “Sam” Alvarez, Marus Boenig, Scott Howard, Lee Ann Pingel, Mary Williams Quinn Voting will happen tomorrow on November 3rd from 7am to 7pm at Winterville Train Depot. Be sure to visit Athens Clarke County website…

Upcoming local government meetings

By Kalyn Wilson Here’s a look at which county government meetings are happening this week. Monday, November 2nd: Barrow County is having two public hearings for the FY2016 Millage Rates at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Commission Meeting Room, and a Special Called Meeting afterwards at 7 p.m.. Jackson County is meeting for its…

Family of vehicular homicide victim to convicted Athens man: “He deserves the full sentence”

By Danielle Herman UPDATE (12:18 p.m.): Edwin Juarez Alpizar has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. The following are the six accounts of the sentencing: Account 1: homicide by vehicle in the first degree, 15 years (10 in confinement, balance on probation) and $1000 fine Account 2: will merge with the sentence of account 1 Account…