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Posted on: April 28, 2019

Madison Fest - 4/4/2020

Madison Fest Market Area

Madison Fest GARDEN & CRAFTS CELEBRATION!

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A free day-long festival in Town Park featuring plants arts and crafts, and live music.  Get the full scoop...

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Posted on: April 21, 2019

NAACP Parade & Festival

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NAACP Black History Parade & Festival

Saturday, April, TBD

A day-long celebration of local black heritage. The day starts with a parade of bands, floats, and groups marching through downtown, and continues with speakers, food, crafters, and entertainmen...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Community Shred - 4/25/2020

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Community Shred Event

Saturday, April 25, 2020, 9:00-11:00 AM

The Community Shred Event back again this year. Residents of Madison and Morgan County can shred up to two (banker box sized) boxes of documents for FREE. Additional boxes can be shred for a $5.0...

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Posted on: May 5, 2019

Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes - 5/1&2/2020

White columned house

Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes

May 1 & 2, 2020

A two day, self-guided, tour through one of Georgia's largest National Register Historic Districts. Enjoy a tour of homes resplendent with decorative accessories, architectural treasures, and lovely ga...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Memorial Day Celebration - 5/25/2020

Veterans on stage

Memorial Day Celebration & Ride for America

May 25, 2020

Join Main Street, the American Legion, and, about 1,000 motorcyclists participating in the Annual Ride for America, in Town Park for a patriotic Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. hono...

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Posted on: July 28, 2019

Firefly Festival - 7/24-25/2020

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FIREFLY FESTIVAL

FRIDAY, JULY 24 & SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2020

Celebrate the end of summer with this two-evening festival in Town Park. Friday night is Kids' Night and Saturday night is the Date Night Twilight Concert.  Get the full scoop...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Saturday in the Park - 9/TBD/2020

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SATURDAY IN THE PARK

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER TBD, 2020, 7:00-10:00 PM

People will be dancing (and probably laughing too!) when the band takes the stage in Town Park.  Find out more...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Firefighters' Fall 5K & 10K - 10/10/2020

runners at starting line

FIREFIGHTERS' FALL 5K & 10K

OCTOBER 10, 2020

An annual race through one of Georgia's premier historic districts, benefiting Madison's Volunteer Fire Department.  Additional Info...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Chili Cook-off & Fall Festival - 10/24/2020

contestants cooking chili

Downtown Chili Cook-off & Fall Festival

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sample chili from amateurs and experts from around the southeast. Live entertainment, vendors, and chili make for a great day in Town Park!  Get the full sco...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Shop Small Saturday - 11/28/2020

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Shop Small Saturday in Madison

SATURDAY, November 28, 2020

Show your support for the small independent businesses that make up our great Downtown. When you spend $28 with one of our merchants - stores, salons, spas, restaurants are all included - your name ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Holiday Parade - 12/12/2020

Kids on a float in the Holiday Parade

Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 12, 2020

We'll be parading through Downtown Madison to ring in the Christmas Holiday featuring floats, vintage cars, horses, and the award-winning MCHS Marching Bulldog Band,   Get the full scoop...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Caroling by Candlelight - 12/12/2020

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Caroling by candlelight

Saturday, December 12, 2020

After the parade, join friends and neighbors for our annual Caroling By Candlelight celebration in Town Park. An evening full of music and holiday spirit brought to you by Madison Main Street. Get the full...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

MFD New Guard

New MFD officers

Fire Chief Tim Carter, Asst. Chief Frank Nesbitt, and Captain Ray Gilbert are all retiring – representing nearly 100 years of service. 

Filling these big shoes are: Chief Brooks Pennington, Asst. Chief Daniel Pennington, Division Chief G...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Oath of Office

Council Members being sworn in.

2020 Madison city council

On January 2, 2020, citizens, friends, and family gathered to witness Rick Blanton, Ed Latham, and Carrie Peters-Reid take the Oath of Office as members of the Madison City Council. They join a legacy of 210 years of leadership fo...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

What's up Downtown

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The January/February edition of the Main Street Miscellany is available online.

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Drought Response Eased

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Georgia EPD Eases Level 1 Drought Response, Urges Continued Water Conservation

As a result of recent rainfall and improving conditions, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is ending its Level 1 Drought Response in 103 Georgia counties. The ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

City News

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The December/January edition of Madison Matters is available online.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

New Phone System

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We have a new phone system at all City Offices as well as the Chamber of Commerce and the Welcome Center with more functionality, bells, and whistles.

What is means for us: Many old dogs trying to learn new tricks! (sorry if we botch transfers, boggle voic...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Cemetery Art

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The Madison Cemetery Stewardship Commission has produced a short video of the artisans and their artistry in our cemetery.

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Water Quality Report (CCR)

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Demonstrating its commitment to public health and the public's right-to-know, the City of Madison publishes an EPA required annual drinking water quality report. The following water report is provided for those who consume water generated by the City of M...

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