New Morgan County High School cross country coach Brandon York said he has high hopes for his new team as they get ready to embark on a new season.
â€œI am very pleased with how many kids were faithful to off season training,â€� York said.
The Morgan County cross country team has already begun practicing for their upcoming Spartan Invitational, which will be held on Sept. 15 at Athens Academy.
A big factor that has altered regular training for this year is the heat.Â â€œWe will try to
If youâ€™ve taken a drive down Bostwick Highway (also known as Georgia State Route 83) lately, the mass amount of construction equipment and stop-and-go (or stop-and-slow) traffic is no surprise. Coming from Madison, you look to the left as you go over Big Sandy Creek and the reason for all of this becomes clear â€" bridge replacement. The project itself, called BRST-2938(3) Morgan, consists of 0.539 miles worth of construction of a bridge to be built over SR 83, according to Georgia Department
Morgan County Sheriffâ€™s Office
â€¢ On August 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Morgan County Primary School after a woman reported that sometime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. someone had taken her Vera Bradley wallet.Â
The wallet contained $20 cash, a check card, credit card, social security card and driverâ€™s license.
â€¢ On August 10 two 14-year-old females at Morgan County High School were arrested and charged with affray (fighting) after they allegedly fought each other in front
Morgan County Democratic Party Chairman Patsy Harris resigned her seat on the Board of Elections and Registration (BER) last Friday, effective immediately.
Harris notified the Chairman of the BER and the county manager of her decision via letter.
â€œIâ€™ve resigned for personal reasons,â€� said Harris in a telephone interview on Tuesday. â€œThere is no political problemâ€¦there is nothing wrong with the way in which the BER is structured.â€�
Harris says that she is very supporti
With a full agenda to tackle, the Morgan County Board of Education convened Monday, August 13 for their first meeting of the new school year.
July marked the first month of Fiscal Year 2008 as well as the first month under the Boardâ€™s new operating budget.Â
The operating fund began with a balance of over $3.3 million and, after more than $1.5 million in receipts and almost $2.8 million in expenditures, ended with a balance of approximately $2 million. Ending balances for school nutrition an
The effects of the recent re-evaluation of county property continue to trickle down, as the Board of Equalization expects to hear 75 appeals regarding property values this month alone. Thatâ€™s a significant departure from the five or so appeals that might have been heard in a non-reevaluation year.
Morgan County Chief Appraiser Todd Paschal says that despite the volume of appeals this year, things could have been much worse.Â
â€œThe number of appealsâ€¦was extremely low,â€� said Pasch