Plans for a Diamond Hill Colbert Road subdivision were shot down for a second time in less than a year March 6.
Madison County commissioners voted 4-1 — with Tripp Strickland providing the lone dissent — to deny a request by Jay Pridgen to rezone 18.46 acres from A-2 to R-1 for an 18-lot subdivision. The proposal was for “stick-built” homes of approximately 1,500 square feet on at least .75-acre tracts.
“I feel it’s the right time and the right place for what I’m proposing,” Pridgen told the board. [Full Story »]
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the possible exposure of two jail officers to the substance MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine), more commonly known as “Ecstasy,” while they were opening inmate mail on Feb. 16.
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A Comer man died in a single-vehicle accident on Watson Mill Road Sunday afternoon.
James Keith Paul, 54, was killed when he lost control of a 2007 Nissan Frontier and overturned at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Old Fork Cemetery Road, according to Madison County coroner Julie Phillips.
Paul was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.