A Madison man remains in jail after he allegedly attempted to kidnap another man and force him to buy crack cocaine.
According to City of Madison Police Department reports, Jeffery Rivers, 38, faces charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and robbery after he allegedly pulled a knife on a friend and directed him to drive him to an east Madison neighborhood to buy crack.
The 50â€"yearâ€"old male victim told authorities that he was on his way to the Morgan County Dispatch office to purchase a
Madison City Council members and Rutledge City Council members observed the niceties of the law last week and proceeded with three public hearings to set local millage rates, despite the fact that not a single citizen attended the publicized meetings.
Morgan County officials likewise went through the motions last week, although only representatives of the media were present for the formalities.
The city, for its part, set the 2007 millage rate at a rolled-back 3.132 mills, down 2.6 mills from
After much discussion, the Morgan County Planning Commission voted at their Thursday, July 26 meeting to table, until their next meeting, a petition, from Synergy Lake Oconee, LLC, requesting a rezoning of nearly 900 acres of land in Buckhead.
Â The project, Kingston on Lake Oconee, bound by Kingston Road and Marshall Road, straddles the border between Morgan and Putnam counties, with approximately 884 acres in Morgan County and 271 acres in Putnam County. The petition, which seeks to rezone t
Daniel Macdonald Pullen
Daniel Macdonald Pullen, 57, of Madison died July 22, 2007. He was born in Trenton, NJ on December 17, 1950 to Joseph and Delores Warner Pullen. On September 25, 1976 he married Susan Warrick. They have one daughter, Holly Beth Pullen.
Mr. and Mrs. Pullen moved to Madison in 2002 from Pemberton, NJ. Mr. Pullen was retired from Fort Dix where he worked as a printer. Upon moving to Madison he worked at the Source of Light Ministries. He was an active and beloved member of
County residents will soon be treated like the cream of the crop.
In the coming days, county commissioners, tax assessors and collectors, and planning and zoning officials will all be moving into one handy, central office location in downtown Madison, the better to serve their local customers.
All of these departments will now be located at the corner of Hancock and West Washington Streets, in the cityâ€™s historic â€œCreameryâ€? building, which was once a production center for butter and crea
While the adage says â€œOne manâ€™s trash is another manâ€™s treasure,â€? a recent discovery of a piece of history dating back to the early 20th century could easily change that adage to â€œOne restaurant chainâ€™s trash is the countryâ€™s treasure.â€?
Madisonâ€™s Avado Brands bought the Don Pabloâ€™s restaurant chain in the early â€˜90s and, shortly thereafter, closed the Bedford, Texas corporate office, according to Malene Marshall, Avado Brands buyer. Following the closing, the Bedford offic