By Nick Nunn Staff Writer A dozen Morgan County citizens expressed concern about the performance of African-American students at Morgan County schools during a Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) District 1 town hall meeting held at Calvary Baptist Church on Friday, July 26. Erica Veasley,
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Despite the Morgan Memorial Hospital Authority’s (MMA) June budget showing an expected loss of more than $24,000, the hospitals’s actual net income for June 2013 came to more than $227,000, a net difference of more than $250,000, the MMA learned at their
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the meeting of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on July 25, the DDA showed its intention to continue with the collaboration with I.V. Henry and Leon Peters to move the building at 787 College Drive to the Canaan area of Madison.
By Dianne Lively Yost Staff Writer The City of Madison Advisory Board is launching a Crosswalk Awareness Campaign designed to encourage pedestrians to use the City of Madison’s downtown crosswalks and to urge drivers to stop at crosswalks for adults and children. “Our crosswalks are here for
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the July meeting of the Joint Development Authority (JDA), the JDA accepted a resolution to approve a $5.9 million Georgia Environmental Facilities Administration (GEFA) loan for the construction of an onsite wastewater treatment facility. The GEFA loan will have an interest
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer On Tuesday, July 23, the Corridor Design Commission met to discuss the site development plans at 1910, 1920 and 1940 Eatonton Road, as well as building plans for Dairy Queen (DQ), which will tentatively be built as phase one of the development
Madison Police Department On July 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location after a man reported that someone had removed a .380 caliber pistol and a 9mm pistol from a drawer in his bedroom dresser. The weapons were valued at $200. On July
The City of Madison held their annual Firefly Festival in Town Park on Friday, July 26 (Kids’ Night) and Saturday, July 27 (Date Night). For complete coverage of the Firefly Festival, in photos, click here.
By Kathryn Schiliro Managing Editor Morgan County public school students begin the school year Thursday, Aug. 8, but Meet the Teacher and open house events start before and continue after that date. Morgan County Primary School (MCPS) will hold their Meet the Teacher date on Wednesday, Aug.
By Leila Dycus Intern Madison resident Randy Gregg, author of the book Living Yes in a No World, is much more than just your everyday author. He has started a Facebook community, which chooses to “live yes.” Gregg started the journey towards writing his fourth book by