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Mark your calendar for “Old Buckhead Days”

By Betty Moore, Columnist   The Belles of Buckhead enjoyed a delicious pot-luck supper at Eloise Bowden’s house. The hostesses were Lady Catherine, Princess Dragonfly and Queen Lady Lilac did a great job of decorating, serving and fun games. In January they enjoyed a meal at the

God has a task for all of us. Don’t run from it.

By Margie Ward, Columnist Worship attendance Sunday morning was good, some were out due to sickness, jobs, traveling, and visitors were present. It is a blessing to have them with us and our prayer is they will also receive a blessing by coming and they all will

This and That from the RTL

Atlanta is by far the largest and most influential city in Georgia. In recent years Atlanta has been frequently referred to as the ATL. The Atlanta Hawks have jerseys that simply have ATL across the chest. This influence has filtered out to our “Small but Special” town

Discussing Senior Citizen Issues

Our Public hearing on January 23,, garnered opinions on the priorities for Senior Citizen funding  was well attended, and raised interesting questions.  About 50 people were in attendance to hear from a panel of Aging resource professionals. Budgets continue to be trimmed from the sequester policies, and

Garden Notes: Kale, Kale, Kale

By Stephaine Hudak, Columnist This week marks a year that my partner in life passed away and lots of thoughts have gone through my mind. The one that makes me laugh and will continue to bring a smile to my face is what Tom always said about

Nunnsense: Party Time

By Nick Nunn, columnist Sometimes, I wish that I had been a little more outwardly obnoxious when I was still a child. I don’t think that I ever once TP’d or egged anyone’s house, and I certainly never left any burning poop on a doorstep. (I tried

College Education’s Minefield of Dangers

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist Today’s lesson is based on my personal journey through the minefield of getting a college degree. My fervent hope is that this story will help the younger generation to steer clear of some of the pitfalls and realize that, while worth the effort,

A View from the House

By Doug Holt, State Rep. During the second week of the legislative session, the House focused its efforts on budget work as part of the emphasis on an expedited session. Initial, informational hearings on the state’s finances, which normally don’t start until the second week of the

Letters: Concerned about Common Core

Dear Editor: As a parent of three children and a lifelong Morgan County resident, I am concerned about the implementation of the Common Core standards/curriculum in our schools at the local and statewide levels. I realize many parents, guardians and concerned, voting, tax-paying citizens have little understanding

Letters: Pearl St. interests Wall St.

Pearl St. intersects Wall St. It has come to my attention that Pearl St. has become an impediment to the economic growth of Madison. Purportedly, Pearl St.’s representatives on the city council, Chris Hodges and Carrie Reid have stated that the blight and vacant residences on Pearl