Madison County Eagle: News

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


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Riddick found not guilty by reason of insanity, will spend life in hospital facility

A plea agreement has been reached in the triple murder case involving Rashad Riddick.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Chamber to host Taste of the Mountains
Posted: August 25, 2014

Madison County is gearing up for the 22nd annual Taste of the Mountains street festival from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Aug. 30. This chamber of commerce sponsored festival and Madison County tradition will feature 170 vendors, craftsmen, artists and artisans from around the country, as well as local food and entertainment.

Ability to JAUNT to Charlottesville, Culpeper in question
Posted: August 25, 2014

While many citizens of Madison County own vehicles to get them where they need to go, some rely on public transportation. Foothills Express, operated by the Charlottesville human service transportation provider JAUNT, arranges for transport to and from Charlottesville. However, if $11,000 isn’t raised soon, that transportation service could cease.

CNC to host celebration, fundraiser
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Center for Natural Capital will host a celebration and fundraiser at the Rapidan Mill Sept. 20 to thank those who support its efforts and to raise money to continue to keep the rivers clean.

Hoover Day
Posted: August 25, 2014

More than 200 people attended the Hoover Day celebration Saturday at Hoover Ridge Park. 

MESA learning center approved, celebrated
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Madison Emergency Services Association (MESA) held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new childcare center on main street, the Madison Learning Center, last Friday afternoon. Children, parents and Madison residents attended to celebrate the opening, tour the 634 South Main Street facility, and meet the teachers and staff.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Central Virginia Regional Jail death spurs investigation
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:52 pm

Investigators are piecing together how a Culpeper man died while incarcerated at the Central Virginia Regional Jail, state police said Tuesday.

Monday 08/18/2014
Judge, sheriff encourage supervisors to evaluate relocation options
Posted: August 18, 2014

At a joint meeting with the planning commission last Wednesday evening, the Madison County Board of Supervisors discussed plans and options to relocate and consolidate county offices to 414 North Main Street by renovating the current auditorium and moving board of supervisors and planning commission meetings to the general district courtroom at the war memorial building. Madison County General District Court Judge Dale Durrer and Madison County Sheriff Erik Weaver appeared to comment.

Hoover Day Saturday
Posted: August 18, 2014

Madison County will revive its Hoover Day celebration Saturday, recreating the festive and historic day when 31st U.S. President Herbert Hoover came to Madison County 85 years ago.

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