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Relay for Life will be May 6th at the MCHS track

You know, I believe that spring has finally arrived; I heard ”the man” (as Grandma used to call him) say that we might have a little cool spell this week, but it won’t be too bad.  Someone has said that the blackberries were blooming up near Social Circle, but I

Brownwood Baptist’s Easter Sunrise 7am

Attendance seemed to be down Sunday morning for various reasons. We know of some that visited churches where their family members were in Easter programs. We will be looking for everyone to be back with us next week. Visitors were present and again we welcome them to

Buckhead Baptist Easter hunt April 19, 10am

As we look to the upcoming weekend all those that are Christians look to the time and day with joy and great thankfulness at the Resurrection of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This means to us that we may continue to live in Jesus Christ in

One Morgan rocks Town Park!

The annual Student driven concert One Morgan was held at Town Park last Friday with a huge turn out. Photos: J. Connelly

“If I Were Mayor” takes first in state

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Valeria Tamayo, 11, a Morgan County sixth-grader, won first place in the Georgia Munici­pal Association’s (GMA) annual statewide essay contest, “If I Were Mayor.” Tamayo wrote an essay on what she would do if she had the opportunity to be mayor

School board recognizes Tamayo

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff writer The Morgan County School board specially recognized Valeria Tamayo, 11, a sixth-grader at the Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) who won first place for District 5 in the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Essay Contest at their montly meeting on Apr. 14.

“Do Tell” held at Cultural Center

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff writer Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) held the second annual “Do Tell” storytelling event on April 4-5, with ticket prices ranging from $10 to $30. The event featured the following tellers: Donald Davis, a storyteller at the Smithsonian Institution; Barbara McBride-Smith, recipient of

Fox 5 Atlanta visits Elementary school

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff writer “This is a good way to get out and talk to the kids, especially right now, as we are entering the severe weather peak of the year,” said Milone. “We want to educate kids about staying safe during severe storms.” Milone

Crash kills Morgan fire fighter

By Patrick Yost editor A Morgan County fire fighter was killed Sunday after a head–on collision with another volunteer fire fighter on Pierce Dairy Road that Georgia State Patrol officials said came during a game of “chicken.” Michael Keith Arnold, 26, Mansfield, was pronounced dead at Athens

Chamber’s city funding reworked

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council looked at an amended contract between the city and the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce, which, according to City Manager David Nunn, would put a “finer point” on the expectations that the city has of the Chamber of Commerce.