Madison County

Florida Cabinet

Florida’s Cabinet has approved a proposal to conserve 772 acres in Madison County. The land is in the Sampala Lake Ranch.

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Rep. Ramon Alexander (D-Tallahassee).
Ramon Alexander website

Big Bend lawmakers are asking for more than $100 million for local and regional projects. They include everything from university plans to area infrastructure projects.

MGN Online

President Barack Obama has announced a disaster declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Hermine.


During hurricane season, the only thing that’s consistent is inconsistency.

That’s why local emergency management directors worry the lull in landfall hurricanes has made Florida residents downplay the threat.

Cortni Sprenkle Brown is facing five second degree felonies related to sexual relations with minors.
Madison County Jail

A former Madison County High School employee is out on bond and is facing charges related to sexual relations with students.

MGN Online

A phone scam that’s making its way through the Florida Panhandle has Tallahassee Police warning area residents to be careful.

TPD Spokesman David Northway, says in this case, the scammers are pretending to be the IRS:

“These scammers are calling people on the phone and demanding payment for fictitious back taxes and requesting for them to go and get a credit card that can be preloaded with money, and then giving them the number over the phone so they can then cash that money,” said Northway.

Madison Co. Voting Whether To Allow Liquor, Wine Sales

Aug 28, 2012

Voters are deciding whether Madison Co. should become wet. A special election today is determining whether beverages with more than 6.243 percent alcohol can be sold in the county.

Former Madison Chamber of Commerce executive director Ted Ensminger says, he and his group, MadisonYES!, campaigned to get alcohol sales on the ballot as an economic growth catalyst.

“We’ve had one major resort within the last couple of years," he says. "And we see some hospitality development opportunities at the Interstate 10. We have four interchanges there.”