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We’re Still Here: The Morgan County NAACP celebrates Black History Month at Union Springs

By Nick Nunn Union Springs Baptist Church Pastor Robert Terrell and his wife Toni Terrell welcomed the visitors to the service, on behalf of the church, and Kendrick Simmons, third vice president of the Morgan County NAACP, greeted the congregation on behalf of the NAACP. Indian Creek

Your Olympic Moment

Morgan County High School graduate Kevin Liles is in Sochi as a free lance photographer covering the 2014 Olympic Games. During the games Liles is going to send us photos per week of the games. On Monday Liles was covering the speed skating competiton for USA Today.

Alligator found on Jasper Street in Madison

By Nick Nunn staff writer An alligator missing after a November 2013 Maxey Lane fire has been found, with its toe nails partially painted, its owner David Burke said. According to Madison Animal Control Officer Cindy Weimann, the 3.5 foot alligator was located near water off Foster

Morgan Middle School’s Principal Norburg resigns

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) unanimously accepted Morgan County Middle School Principal Lydia Norburg’s resignation on Feb. 10. Norburg has been the MCMS principal for two years and will finish out the rest of this school year. Superintendent Ralph Bennett

Shared Saving Plan saves system more than $100,000

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer Libby Whitaker, internal auditor for the Morgan County Charter School System, gave a positive report to the Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) on the Shared Savings Program, a plan she proposed last September in which non-certified school employees are given the

Clear Cutting Raising Questions

Morgan County Planning Director Chuck Jarrell stated last week that the clearcutting taking place on the east side of Highway 441 at Morgan County’s border with Oconee County is a timbering operation on 70 acres owned by Log Creek, LLP, from Athens. According to Jarrell, Georgia Pacific

Father-Daughter Valentine’s Day Dance

  The Morgan County Rec. Department sponsored its Annual Valentine’s Day Dance for Fathers and Daughters.

Mat Dogs send three wrestlers to the State this weekend

By Nick Nunn staff writer After tough competition during the day-long AAA Eastern Sectionals that took place last Saturday, Feb. 8, three Morgan County Mat Dogs wrestlers – Jacob McAlister, Jeremy Worth, and Zack Jenkins – secured a spot in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State

MCMS Hoop Dogs take PAC championship in Monticello

By Leila Dycus News Intern The stands were packed Saturday with fans from across the area there to cheer their respected teams to victory in the 2014 Piedmont Area Conference Basketball Championship. Monticello may have gone into the championship game in the number one spot with home

Weather delays 8-AAA region basketball playoff

By Nick Nunn, Reporter By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs put the final touches on the2013-2014 regular season last week with games against region opponents Oconee County and Franklin County. The boys’ team came out of the week with two