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Dolphins hold tryouts The Madison Dolphins Swim Team is preparing for another winning season. The Dolphins have compiled an unsurpassed record of excellence in age group swimming in Alabama. Along with the coaching staff, which helps swimmers gain strength and endurance, the team members take pride in their community and have a lot of fun throughout the summer. Tryouts for swimmers new to the team will be held at Dublin pool as follows: Last name beginning with letters A-M on Monday, May 12 at 4-6 p.m.; and last name beginning with letters N-Z on Tuesday, May 13 at 4-6 p.m. For more information, call 772-1518 or visit www.madisondolphins.com.
VFC holds soccer tryouts The Valley Futbol Club (VFC) will hold soccer tryouts for youth ages 9-18 for the 2003-2004 season on May 27-June 1 at Palmer Park. A makeup date will be held June 4 for anyone who cannot attend the earlier sessions. VFC is a newly formed youth soccer club based in Madison, but open to anyone in the North Alabama area. Specific dates, times, and locations for the different age groups are listed at www.valleyfutbolclub.com. Players should bring a ball, proper soccer attire (including shin guards), and water. For more information, email info@valleyfutbolclub.com or call Ben Patrick at 461-0964 or Dave Ghoja at 464-3652.

Madison

Barney, a facility dog, comforts and reassures students

Madison

Playground revamps underway for Madison elementaries

Madison

Large turnout expected for All-Girls State Chess Championship

Business

Goldfish Swim School opens in Madison, plans to host free Community Family Swim Event Feb. 3

Madison

Mill Creek Robo-Crew take Breakthrough Award at UAH

Liberty Middle School

Liberty Lionettes awarded in hip-hop, pom at regionals

Bob Jones High School

American Legion Baseball organizing for new season

Discovery Middle School

Gifted Specialists fill broad needs of 20% of students

Madison

Mill Creek Greenpower Team motors to first place in Oxford

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Competition Cheer Team takes fourth state title

Madison

The celebration continues: Madison Street Festival awards grants to 16 Madison educational programs

Events

The Loomis Brothers Circus returns this weekend

James Clemens High School

Wyche earns full-tuition scholarship from Cameron Education Foundation

Madison

ReadyFest returns to underscore need for preparedness

Madison

Winter Knights Chess Tournament sets record attendance

Harvest

Delta Sigma Theta plans exciting evening with ROUGE – A Go Red Event

Events

Burritt on the Mountain to host Shane Adkins for Coffeehouse Concert series

Bob Jones High School

Sponsors essential to achieving Madison Street Festival’s traditions

Madison

Registration opens to vie for seat in pre-kindergarten

Huntsville

Former doctor from Madison sued for overdose death

James Clemens High School

Donaldson piloting James Clemens as Acting Principal

Madison

Discovery of woman’s body in Hazel Green leads to investigation of possible murder-suicide

Huntsville

Rookie Rally Chess Tournament returns to Blossomwood

Huntsville

Arts Huntsville awards $280,000 in grants to area arts organizations

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