The City of Madison Green Space Board is currently researching grant options to utilize $200,000 in SPLOST monies for various county projects, according to Monica Callahan, City of Madison planning director. Â One of the proposed uses includes a series of walking trails through the city that would highlight the cityâ€™s historical and geographical heritage. Â
The trails would likely be concentrated in the northwest quadrant of the city.
â€œThe comprehensive plan identified the desire for a n
Madison Police Department
â€¢ On July 17 Lenox Brinkley, 21, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery after he allegedly threw a CD case at a womanâ€™s face, wrestled the woman to the ground, struck the womanâ€™s head on the ground and then dragged the woman. The incident occurred on MLK Jr. Drive. Brinkley denied the allegation to authorities.
â€¢ On July 13 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel room after a man reported that someone entered his room through a
Madison officials are currently reviewing a pair of proposed amendments to city ordinances that would regulate how downtown merchants can utilize the public property, i.e. sidewalks, in front of their businesses.
One amendment, entitled â€œSidewalk Cafes,â€? is specifically geared toward restaurants. The new regulations, if passed as drafted, will require those serving food on the public right-of-way to obtain a sidewalk cafÃ© license, and provide insurance riders that indemnify the city for da
Madison council members unanimously approved changes to the cityâ€™s Subdivision Regulations Monday, providing clarification as to the use of internal driveways within new developments.
Essentially, â€œdevelopments eligible for internal driveways shall be limited to planned unit developments, condominiums, attached multi-family developments, townhouses, commercial developments, or shopping centers,â€? according to the approved ordinance.
Â The updated ordinance was amended after confusion aros
If youâ€™re waiting to see this summerâ€™s box-office blockbusters when they come to your local Blockbuster, you may be waiting for longer than you expected.Â
At the end of this summer, the Blockbuster store on Eatonton Road in Madison will close its doors for good when its lease terminates at the end of July, according to the companyâ€™s corporate office.Â
â€œWeâ€™ve just made a business decision to close the store,â€? said Jeff Seig, a company spokesman, who would give no more concrete rea
Taylor Jeaux Kinchen is working hard to have a â€œGlamorousâ€? life.
The Fergie hit is one of her favorite songs on her new iPod, and she has five dollars from her Dad in her pocket. Sheâ€™s wearing a green tie-dyed shirt from Scottish Rite hospital, and she has sparkly new pink tennis shoes on her feet. For just a moment, life is good.
Taylor, who recently endured temporary paralysis and mutism following a May surgery to remove a brain tumor, stopped by the offices of the Morgan County Citize