2013 Year in Review – July

Editor News Leave a Comment

July Madison City Council writes off more than $185,000 in utilities, an amount reflecting uncollected money from part of 2010 through May of 2013.

A rescued dog from the Humane Society, adopted by Nurse Colleen Jones, returned the favor by rescuing his owner during a hives breakout that was closing the airway passages to her throat.

Madison City Council concurred with the Morgan County Planning Commission’s recommendation and unanimously approved a zoning map amendment for a Planned Residential District (PRD) for properties along Town Walk Circle.

Morgan County Commissioners accepted a bid for a tornado shelter to be constructed in Madison in the aftermath of the tornadoes in the spring of 2011 when Deer Haven Mobile Home Park on East Washington Street toward the bypass became a federally declared disaster area.

Madison celebrates the Fourth of July with Cultural Center concert and city’s fireworks at Heritage Park.

More than 6,000 people gathered for music, zip lines, and crafts to celebrate the 12th annual Sunflower Farm Festival.

A 16-year-old Madison teen was detained at the Sandersville Youth Detention Center after allegedly shooting a man three times during an argument over a dice game.

The Madison Historic Preservation Committee opposed the plan the Downtown Development Authority proposed to remove and relocate an historically African American home from the city’s historic district.

Morgan County School Board ends the school year with a $2.18 million surplus in the general fund. Morgan County Humane Society celebrated two years at their new facility on Fairground Road with an adopt-a-thon, ramping up efforts to find their animals good homes.

Board of Commissioners adopted a tax increase, which raised the millage rate by an additional .242 mills for a total millage rate of 9.49 for 2013.

Board of Commissioners approved the adoption of the Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan of Morgan County.

Over 100 young girls between the ages of 4 and 10 took part in the MCHS Cheerleading team’s week-long Kiddie Camp.

Leave a Reply