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MCHS Basketball Coach Charlemagne Gibbons celebrates Saturday night’s victory over the Johnson Atom Smashers. The team will be up against Buford for the AAA State Championship in Macon this Saturday. For more details on the Bulldogs’ win, see page B1. photo by: josiah connelly  

Lady Dogs fall to St. Pius in state quarterfinals

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Lady Dogs’ 2013-2014 season came to a heartbreaking end last Wednesday with a 38-51 loss to the St. Pius X Lions in the quarterfinal game of the state playoffs. The Lady Dogs finished their season with

AFLAT Paints the hall red…and blue…and green… and yellow

By Nick Nunn staff writer Still going strong in its eleventh year, Morgan County’s student-led A Funky Little Art Thing (AFLAT) art show filled the walls of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center’s Hall for its opening reception last Thursday, Feb. 27. Marjean Meadow, art teacher at the Morgan

Driving to Macon

An Evening Fit for a President

MCHS secures Region Championship on the march toward Macon

By Nick Nunn staff writer In a whirlwind week for Bulldog basketball, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs stood tall as the 8-AAA Region Champs after defeating Franklin County and Elbert County, respectively, before pushing their way through the first round of

Diamond Dogs complete first week with 2-1 record

By Nick Nunn staff writer After beating Clarke Central 10-6 at home on Monday, Feb. 17, to begin the 2014 season, the Morgan County High School varsity Diamond Dogs completed the first week of play with a 10-0 win at home against Oglethorpe County and a 3-6

Flashback! Steffen Thomas Museum recreates classic album covers for fundraiser

  By Nick Nunn staff writer If these album covers don’t initially look exactly like you remember them looking back in the 60s, don’t bother rubbing your mind’s eye to get a clearer picture: they feature Steffen Thomas Museum of Art (STMA) supporters, who have taken a

13th Annual Madison Antique Show & Sale

Showcasing American Antiques & Accessories By Tia Lynn Lecorchick STAFF WRITER The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) held its annual Madison Antiques Show and Sale on Feb. 21- Feb. 22. According to Ruth Bracewell, director of the MMCC, the event brought in almost 900 visitors to Madison. The

Black History Month Profile: Henry & Katherine Veasley

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick STAFF WRITER Madison Mayor Fred Perriman, president and co-founder of the Morgan County African American Museum, came to this newspaper with the idea of choosing four married couples in the community to be spotlighted during Black History Month in February. Henry Veasley, 76,