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Madison

Madison receives Midas touch

July 10, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

The Madison-Morgan Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) joins an elite group of Georgia CVBs by earning a top ranking that only seven other CVBs across the state have received.

Corridor Commission approves truck stop

May 10, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

Plans for a truck stop have been approved by the City of Madison at the intersection of Highway 83 and Amtico Road. Last week, the Corridor Design Commission approved site plans for Love’s Travel Plaza and Country Store with certain conditions.

Madison PD makes pitch for tag readers

March 8, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

Madison Police Chief Bill Ashburn has asked the Mayor and City Council to consider at $66,000 purchase for four tag-readers, that would be installed in four city police vehicles, to detect passing license plates reported for criminal activity or civil violations.

Joyce wants Madison to get tough on noise

March 8, 2019

Madison County Journal

Madison Councilman Eric Joyce wants city police to step up noise ordinance enforcement, particularly to crackdown on noise from loud cars, trucks, and motorcycles.

Madison City Council considering raise

March 8, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

After 24 years of stagnant pay, the Madison Mayor and City Council is considering giving themselves a raise.

City introduces West Washington gateway to investors

February 28, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

The city of Madison’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Thursday held a open “Lunch and Learn” meeting for local developers, bankers and real estate professionals to share the DDA’s vision of the ambitious West Washington Street Gateway Project.

Early voting for TSPLOST begins

February 28, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

Early voting for a special local election, a referendum on TSPLOST, (a Transportation Special Project Local Option Sales Tax) kicked off last Monday.

Sidewalks, trash cleanup top city’s to-do list

February 22, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

The council plans to reach out to community groups to encourage volunteer trash pick-up events to clean up various areas of the city. The council is also identifying neighborhood roads in need of sidewalks.

$4.5 million DOT contract signed

February 21, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

New safety infrastructure is coming to sections of I-20 that runs through Madison, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). The $4.54 million project will fund the construction of cable median barriers that will span between Walton County and Tallaferro County