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Madison County

A Guilty Plea, But the Pension Payments Still Come In

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

A former Madison County treasurer pleaded guilty eight months ago to orchestrating a scheme to rip-off Madison County residents. Eight months later, Fred Bathon is still ripping off taxpayers.

Listen To 9/11 Call As Good Samaritan Saves Man From Oncoming Train

Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

Norb Krzak of Madison County, Ga., was on his way to work when he encountered a car that had crashed onto a set of train tracks. He quickly realiz...

5 Covered Bridge Festivals This October

Amy Hamblen | Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel
Amy Hamblen

If covered bridge festivals aren't a key part of your fall repertoire, you're missing out on historical Americana and great music and food.

Dog Days of Summer in Toad Suck

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.08.2011 | Travel
Maggie Van Ostrand

I just got back from a cross-country drive with my two dogs and boy did we have a few adventures along the way. We were headed from Southern Californi...

Tiny Towns Spend Big Bucks On Lobbyists | Zachary Newkirk | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

From OpenSecrets Blog: Eighteen months ago, the tiny Alaskan city of Galena faced its demise. The municipal government couldn't make payroll. And r...

Blimpie Double Stacked Sandwich Lawsuit

Daily RFT | Keegan Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Did that pimply teenager working behind the counter skimp on the roast beef when you asked for extra meat on your sandwich? That's grounds for a lawsu...