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Letters: Morgan Works teaches desirable skills to local residents in need of a job

To the Editor:  Morgan County Family Connection, in conjunction with Georgia Piedmont Technical College, is offering a Workplace Fundamentals Certification Program called Morgan Works! This program consists of classes designed to help the unemployed obtain employable job skills and training, including work-ready OSHA and forklift certifications, Total Quality Management, Total

The Rule of Men

  By Greg Morin, Columnist This past Thursday regulators overseeing the US school lunch program graciously decided to “permanently” ease restrictions added to the school lunch program only four years ago ( The changes initiated in 2010 were a part of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which

Pain the Town Red! Best of Gala is Next Saturday

Who Won? Lake Oconee Living to Paint the Town Red at its annual Readers’ Choice Award Red Carpet Gala, Jan. 18

    Staff Reports Lake Oconee Living magazine invites the community to celebrate the “Best of Lake Oconee” during its annual Red Carpet Awards Gala on Jan. 18 at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, winner of this year’s “Best Art Gallery.” Other winners of the magazine’s fifth-annual Readers’

Law Enforcement: Madison Police Department

On January 3 a larceny complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location. According to reports, a woman alleged that a former roommate had taken $250 from her purse. The woman said the money had been designated for rent. The woman said she noticed that her purse

Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On January 4 Tiffany Jane Wall, 21, Madison was arrested and charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct. According to reports, officers responded to a domestic dispute complaint at a Dixie Highway residence and located Wall sitting in the corner of a room in the residence. Reports state

A Celtic Celebration at Church of the Advent

Obituaries: Lonnie McDaniel

Lonnie McDaniel, 59, of Madison, died Sunday, January 5, 2014. Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents Lonnis McDaniel and Mary Shelton McDaniel, and brothers James (Ricky) and Donald McDaniel. In addition to his wife, Jackie, he is survived by daughter Lisa Lindsey (Jay) and son

Obituaries: Betty Joyce Epps

Betty Joyce Epps passed away on December 28, 2013. Born on September 16, 1934 she dedicated her life to Jehovah God and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses June 8, 1957. For over 50 years she was active in the door ministry teaching others about Bible

Biz Buzz: I. Bowman Art Gallery a welcome addition to West Jefferson St.

By Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Good ding dang bye 2013! It’s 2014! Blue skies from here on out! Don’t you feel it? Yes! Positivity is swirlin’ all around! Although it might be just a tiny bit . . . just a smidgen … COLD! Honey 9