Connie in the News

by Fred Holland, August 10, 2020

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by Gregg Parker, June 16, 2020

MADISON – Connie Spears has announced her candidacy for Madison City Council, District 2.

“I prayed long and hard, asking what my next step was after retiring from Madison School Board, and City Council kept coming to mind,” Spears said...


by Chris Joseph, January 13, 2020

MADISON, Ala. (WAFF) - The Madison City Council is looking at a plan to bring more than 160 homes into the fold...

The agreement states the construction of the homes would be staggered (with the first homes coming in 2021), which is welcome news to former Madison City School Board member Connie Spears...


by Chris Joseph, September 24, 2019

MADISON, Ala, (WAFF) - After an emotional public hearing, the Madison City Council voted 4-2 to rezone 106 acres at the end of Kyser Boulevard from industrial to residential land...

Spears said she’s concerned a lack of available industrial space will limit Madison’s economic growth, and the new homes will add overcrowding to the city school system...


by Gregg Parker, September 12, 2019

MADISON – Bob Jones High School has inducted four more individuals into its Hall of Fame...


CONNIE SPEARS served with Madison Board of Education for 10 years. She volunteered with MCS Instructional Committee; Capital Planning and Finance Committee; and as legislative liaison...

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by WAFF 48, September 4, 2019

VIDEO - The School's Foundation shares thoughts on the Madison tax vote 

by John Few, September 10, 2019

MADISON – There is still time to cast your ballot in today’s special election to decide the fate of a proposed 12-mill property tax increase to benefit the Madison City Schools...

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by Paige Schultheis and Denise Berkhalter, May 12, 2016

At its March 18 meeting in Birmingham, the Alabama Association of School Boards Board of Directors named Connie Cox Spears of the City of Madison Board of Education as the new District 9 director...

by Gregg Parker, July 23, 2015

MADISON – Longtime Madison resident Connie Cox Spears has mastered the demands of living abroad, parenthood and an insatiable quest for learning...

by Gregg Parker, May 13, 2014

MADISON – At its May 12 meeting, Madison City Council voted for Connie Spears to serve a second term with Madison Board of Education.

Spears has served since 2009...

by Gregg Parker, August 5, 2013

MADISON – Connie Cox Spears was keenly familiar with Madison classrooms, years before she joined Madison Board of Education in June 2009.

Spears has served as PTA board member and committees chairperson, newsletter coordinator and substitute teacher for special education classes at Columbia Elementary School...