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Like father, like son…

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist A few weeks back I updated you on my recent career change from servant of the people to one of domestic servitude. If you missed it, the thrust of that briefing was to let you know the challenges and joys of housekeeping duties

Coming to a campus near you

By Celia Murray Will Gov. Deal and the Georgia legislature follow the will of the people of this state, or will they continue to cater the far right fringes of their party? At issue is a proposal that would make it legal for students to possess and

2014 Legislative session begins

By Doug Holt Georgia’s 2014 legislative session began smoothly last week, but moved at an accelerated pace. The reason for the faster pace is a change in the elections calendar. Last year, a federal court ruled that Georgia needed to better accommodate overseas and military voters by

Obituaries: Sam L. Jefferson

Funeral service for Deacon Sam L. Jefferson, 95, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Lower Mosley Baptist Church, Rutledge with Pastor G. C. Brown officiating. Deacon Jefferson was born November 22, 1918 to George Jefferson and Melia Russell Jefferson. He was united in

Obituaries: Hazel Parket Brown

Hazel Brown, 79 of Madison, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born June 24, 1934 in Buckhead. She was one of 10 children born to Homer and Ella Jackson Parker. She was a member of the Madison Pentecostal Church. She

MCMS group participates in Honor Chorus

  By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The 2014 Georgia Music Educators Association District Four Honor Chorus event took place on January 9-10. The event featured middle and high school students from across the four-county district. Fifteen students from Morgan County

Spoon shape in persimmon means a mild winter

  By Rachel Harper, Columnist I am going to call up Mrs. Andrew Whitaker soon as she was the one who told me about cutting open a persimmon to see what shape was inside to see if it was a knife, fork, or spoon. She told me she

Don’t give up on God because he won’t give up on you

By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! It has been great seeing all the college students that were here on Christmas break. Most of them have returned back and we pray that they will have good success in their studies. On Sunday, February 16th, USBC

Nursing Home Ministry

By Willie Ann Johnson, Columnist Thank God for another year to be able to go to the Nursing Home to do His will. Some of the people I have been seeing have gone home to be with the Lord. Never to worry about the things of this

Kiss your elbow and turn into a boy – didn’t work for me

By Betty Moore, Columnist Our pipes were frozen twice but thankfully none were burst. I had saved some water in jugs. I used some but the other is still in my kitchen. I asked my husband what I should do with it. He said, “Let it stay