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By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Unofficial results from the Morgan County Elections and Registration Office name James R. Bratcher, Timothy James Smith and Bruce Altznauer as the winners for Rutledges’ municipal elections. Bratcher, running for the office of Mayor of Rutledge, received 115 votes, approximately 65 percent
By Patrick Yost Editor A “suspicious” Maxey Lane fire decimated a permitted reptile handler’s snake collection and, authorities believe, was the impetus for the theft of two massive snakes and an alligator. On Wednesday, October 30, Madison Police Department officers were dispatched to the 1 p.m. fire
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer On the second go-around, Bostwick voters approved the sale of alcohol on Sundays by 60 percent of the total votes. Thirty-four Bostwick voters, representing approximately 60 percent of the votes, were in favor of passing Sunday sales, while only 23 voters, roughly
By Patrick Yost, EDITOR The Madison City Council, on Friday, is expected to complete a bond initiative that would raise more than $1 million to complete payment for the development of the city’s Town Park project. The bond initiative, which will be administered through the Madison Downtown
The City of Rutledge hosted their annual Spooky Fall Fest last Saturday in the city’s downtown park. Among the festivities was a costume contest; here, the littlest contestants are being evaluated.
By Patrick Yost, EDITOR By Patrick Yost editor Two men have been arrested and charged with an armed robbery that occurred Friday, Oct. 25, at the Budget Inn motel. According to Madison Police Department reports, Brandon Lydell Gibbs, 29, Madison, and Norris Deon Evans, 29,
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer At the Oct. 28 meeting of the Morgan Memorial Hospital Authority (MMHA), Kyle Wilkinson, chief financial officer (CFO) for Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH), cited the hospital’s relatively low daily census of 15.4 patients per day in September as the reason for
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Oct. 22 meeting of the Joint Development Authority (JDA), the authority signed a resolution to sell 19 acres of land at more than $13,000 per acre to JC Flex, LLC for a total of more than $249,000. On Dec. 12,
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 2014 list of Places in Peril, and Madison’s Kolb Street House was one of the 10 structures listed. According to the Georgia Trust’s website, the Kolb Street house was built
LOST Distribution These are the allocations filed with the state DOR by Morgan County: Madison, 22 percent; Rutledge, 4 percent; Bostwick, 0.6 percent; Buckhead, 0.4 percent; and Morgan, 73 percent. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer With only a few minutes remaining before the 4:30 p.m. deadline last Thursday, Oct.