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Trick or Trot and Spooky Fall Fest October 25th

Tim Ferguson columnist Autumn, the season that comes between summer and winter, also known as fall in the astronomical year, that period between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice, began September 23. Fall is the season in the Northern Temperate Zone in which many trees lose

Be the change you want to see in people

Margie Ward columnist Attendance was very good for worship service, we welcome all visitors that were present inviting all of them to come be with us again as God leads. All visitors are always a Blessing to us. Our service was opened with prayer by Anthony Cottrell,

Right side of history…

Dr. Michael Stovall, Columnist P14:26 teaches, “In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence, and his children will have refuge.” When Solomon writes of “fear of the Lord” he means an awe andrespect for God. We find ourselves in many circumstances of life asking, “What am I supposed to do? How am

I thank God for His gift of friendship

Betty Moore, Columnist Everybody that knew Michael Walters was so shocked when they learned of his sudden death. I did not personally know him, but knew his twin brother. His brother Mark, was married to the daughter of the daughter of the late Beverly Sigman, who was

Ceremony sheds light on county’s mental health

By Peter Wibell, Guest Columnist This past Sunday, a simple yet poignant ceremony was held at the Morgan County Library. Attendees were honoring the life of Jonathon Morris who, in April, lost his struggle with depression. Part of the ceremony involved the dedication of a hand-forged steel

Dove hunting a ritual of Fall

(Author’s note: For most of my adult life we have had a dove shoot on the first day of hunting season. It is a time when family and friends have gathered to share fellowship, food and a day of outdoor life. This is a story about one

I’ve got a tip that will change your life . . .

Last week I touched on a handful of stories concerning police and civilian interaction that ended in tragedy. This week I’d like to focus on a story that should serve as a wake up call to anyone who has ever thought “not my problem” because “that stuff

Wages per Perdue

Last week, Senate candidates Michelle Nunn and David Perdue had the opportunity to question each other at the Perry candidates debates. One notable exchange concerned the minimum wage The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Michelle Nunn posed the following question to Perdue: “David, I’ve said on the

Your Letters

Rec Department Movie Picnic A Great Family Event To the Editor: We want to say thank you to the Morgan Co. Rec. Department for the free family movie event this past weekend!!  It was great!!!  You can’t beat a night that is fun for the entire family! 

Loss of Trust in Federal Agencies

By Fred Johnson, Columnist We have already learned that we cannot trust the IRS whose head pleaded the fifth and who claims e-mails subpoenaed by Congress have disappeared. We have learned that we cannot trust the Veterans Administration who destroyed records of long wait times for veterans