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Will trade mower for a goat herd

By Alvin Richardson Buckhead, Georgia was inundated with 24.4 inches of rain during the months of June, July and August of this year, a record that should stand the test of time and change flood insurance rates for eternity. Given the resulting proliferation of grass and weeds

Yum! Madison Chili Cook-off brings in record crowd

Chili Cook-off Winners OPEN Chili First Place, Toe Jam Chili, Canton; Second Place, Amici Italian Café, Madison; Third Place, BJ’s Best Chili, Canton CASI Chili First Place, BJ’s Best Chili, Canton; Second Place, House Of Horror Chili, Marietta; Third Place, Lynette Blair, Douglasville Showmanship Award House of Horrors

Obituary: William Larry Mauldin, Crawford

William Larry Mauldin, 72, died Friday, October 4, 2013. A native of Greensboro, he was the son of the William Earl and Lucia Camella Jackson Mauldin.  He attended the University of Georgia and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he was Chairman of the Deacons. 

Obituary: Nancy Lee Inglett Bruce

Nancy Bruce, 65 of Madison, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. She was born April 30, 1948 in Augusta to Sam and Rosa Lee Knox Inglett. She was married to John Bruce. She was a homemaker but as long as she was able she enjoyed helping her

Obituary: Jackson Hamilton Boles

Jackson Hamilton Boles, 82 of Bostwick, died Tuesday, Oct.2, 2013. He was the son of Lonnie and Elizabeth Little Boles of Atlanta. He was born January 14, 1931. Mr. Boles was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1948 – 1952. He later went

Obituary: Fern Elizabeth Worthington

Fern Elizabeth Worthington (nee Work), 95, passed away October 1, 2013 in Eatonton. She was born in Coudersport, Penn. on May 21, 1918 the daughter of Royal Work and Mary Smith Work. She married Robert Worthington on June 20, 1941 and thereafter lived in both Pennsylvania and

Shop to help the MCHS Robotics Team

By Katie Walker, Staff Writer A mustard-colored rotary phone, mini tripod, silver creamer set, two tennis rackets and a three-headed dog are among the materials the Morgan County High School 3600 Clockwork team will use to build a robot to conquer all others. The Robotics team is

Debut of Madison Chamber Singers

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor The vocalists among us without a musical home – or maybe those who want another outlet – are in luck, as are music lovers throughout Morgan County. Community-based choral ensemble, the Madison Chamber Singers, “dedicated to preserving the joy of music-making with audiences

Best of: OMG (Oh My Goodness)

Best of the Best Website All you need to know about Donna Hay, http://www.donnahay.com.au App “Donna Hay” magazine can be purchased and downloaded from the Food & Drink category of iTunes. By Cathy Best Aussie TV food personality, and author of 18 cookbooks, Donna Hay is an

Ready tropical porch plants to come inside

By Stephanie Hudak Well, it’s time to think about those beautiful tropical plants that have been on the porch all summer. You can bet they will be kicking and screaming as you drag the pots into your hot and dry home, but they will thank you for