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Cruisers Car show moved to April 18

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Country Road Cruisers annual “Cruise In” car show has been postponed until Apr. 18 because of inclement weather on Apr. 2. The variety of classic cars will be displayed from West Jefferson Street all the way toward Main Street in

Commission recommends skate board park in Madison

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Skateboard Park Committee, commissioned by the Greenspace Conservation Commission (GCC), released a report recommending the construction of a skateboard park in Madison at their Apr. 1 meeting. According to the report, the GCC “recommends that adequate land be made available

County approves $380k 911 upgrade, system now in place

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Emergency 911 implemented an upgraded advanced communication system, with a $379,00 budget, on Mar. 19. The new system is a Tracked Turbo high brand radio system from Motorola Solutions. The Emergency 911 Communicator System project manager is Richard

Bostwick nearing completion of hotel

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Bostwick City Council discussed a potential plan for funding the remaining renovations necessary for the completion of the Susie Agnes Hotel project. The remaining costs would be approximately $32,000, only half of which could be paid from existing funds in the

BRAG riders pack roads, and businesses, of Morgan

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) rode through Morgan County on Apr, 4-6 during their annual Spring TuneUp event. According to their website, BRAG is a “not-for profit corporation dedicated to providing affordable, family-oriented, quality bicycle tours in and across Georgia with

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 5 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road, Bostwick, location. According to reports, a woman said a man who last week was arrested for coming onto her property without permission, came back onto her property and banged on the front door

Madison Police Department

On April 4 Adam Damon Reese, 36, Madison was arrested and charged with damage to property and simple battery. According to reports, Reese allegedly became enraged with a woman after the woman took a set of car keys. Reese allegedly kicked open the woman’s door and pushed

Old Buckhead Days draws a crowd

By Leila Dycus, intern The town of Buckhead celebrated its annual Old Buckhead Days festival last Saturday, April 5. People from across the county came together to take part in the Real Buckhead Road Race, which was followed by a parade and activities in the town park.

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Through April 13 • Georgia and Beyond:  Southern Self-taught Art, Past and Present. This folk art exhibition, curated by Susan Crawley, highlights the accomplishments of vernacular artists from Georgia and across the South, past and present.  The artists, including such well known names as Thornton Dial, Howard

Morgan County Master Gardeners Club

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The Master Gardener program is a diverse club comprised of active training volunteers across multiple Georgia counties that promotes environmental stewardship, home food production, gardening with youth, and transfers gardening research and techniques to the University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension.