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Technology Definitions for Dummies

As previously reported in this space I’m pretty much a techno-idiot. In order to explain and clarify that statement of fact let me simply say that when it comes to the newest (or even oldest) computer gadgets, technical skills, and terminology of the modern world I’m very


In the words of Bob King, President of the United Autoworkers Union (UAW), the UAW has no long-term future if they cannot expand their membership into Southern auto plants. And it looks like that day may come sooner than anyone expected: workers at the Volkswagen plant in

Model competition raises more than $5,000

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Third Annual Friends of Advantage Designer’s Challenge & Top Model Competition was held on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Athens Technical College Auditorium. The event, which charged $1 per vote, raised close to $5,000 in vote donations alone, not including ticket costs

Law Enforcement

On February 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Oak Lane location. According to reports, a man reported that several vehicles had been driving onto his chicken farm and either stopping or slowly driving on the farm before leaving. Reports state that at least four

Common Core meeting decries program

By Nick Nunn staff writer An informational meeting on the Common Core State Standards for education was held at the Morgan County Recreation Department gym last Saturday, Feb. 8. Five presenters, including Georgia gubernatorial candidate David Pennington, spoke out against the Common Core program. The Common Core

Somebody’s got a bad, bad case of the “Affluenza!”

By Dianne Lively Yost, Columnist Momma’s flat sick with a whoppin’ case of the Affluenza! She must have gotten it from that fool Wall Street billionaire Tom Perkins! It’s a dang epidemic! I accidently saw Momma’s email correspondence and she flat booked the Presidential Suite at the

Paint the Town Red

Area Champs! Mat Dogs successfully defend 1-AAA region duals title

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Mat Dogs successfully defended their fourth consecutive Region Duals title with a championship at the 1-AAA Region Duals, which took place at the New Hampstead High School in Savannah last Saturday, Jan. 4. “This marks

Minority Report

Greg Morin, Columnist This past Friday (December 27) a federal judge ruled that it is perfectly fine for the NSA to collect and review your phone and Internet records ( HYPERLINK “http://goo.gl/Q4LI4Q” http://goo.gl/Q4LI4Q) . Why is that? Well, those records don’t actually belong to you. This ruling

MAYSA prepares for free Saturday clinics

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) is gearing up for a series of free soccer clinics to take place Saturdays in January, beginning Jan. 4. The clinics will take place at Heritage Park from 10 a.m. to noon. MAYSA is a