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The Sports Desk: Weather

By Nick Nunn, Columnist My dedicated readers know that, from time to time, I fall back to discussing semi-current weather in my sports column. To tell the truth, I always feel a little sheepish discussing meteorological activity for a full column, because it feels like I’m trying

Hoop Dogs move deep into region tourney

By Nick Nunn, Reporter By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School’s Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs began their postseason bids last Saturday, Feb. 15, at home after postponements due to the severe winter weather last week. As of Monday night, both the boys’ and

AAA wrestling finals set for this weekend in Buford

  By Nick Nunn staff writer As a result of the severe winter weather last week, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) wrestling State Championships were postponed from the originally scheduled dates of Feb. 13-15 to the new dates of Feb. 21-22. Additionally, the postponement meant that

Mary Claire Cardwell takes tenth at state competition in 100-yard backstroke

By Leila Dycus, Intern It all leads up to this: several of Morgan County’s best swimmers made their way to Georgia Tech this week to compete in the State Swim Meet. On February 7 and 8 qualified swimmers and their coaches made their way to Atlanta to

Diamond Dogs take season opener 10-6 over Clarke Central

By Nick Nunn, Reporter  

MCHS soccer teams compete in second round of the Trojan Cup tourney

By Leila Dycus intern By Saturday the snow on the ground had melted enough to allow the MCHS Varsity soccer teams to travel south to continue competing in the second round of the Trojan Cup in Lamar County. The tournament began earlier in the week but, on

We’re Still Here: The Morgan County NAACP celebrates Black History Month at Union Springs

By Nick Nunn Union Springs Baptist Church Pastor Robert Terrell and his wife Toni Terrell welcomed the visitors to the service, on behalf of the church, and Kendrick Simmons, third vice president of the Morgan County NAACP, greeted the congregation on behalf of the NAACP. Indian Creek

Black History Month Profile: J.P. And MaryEllen Adams

The Morgan County NAACP celebrates Black History Month at Union Springs By Tia Lynn Lecorchick STAFF WRITER Madison Mayor Fred Perriman, president and co-founder of the Morgan County African American Museum, came to this newspaper with the idea of choosing four married couples in the community to

Centennial News: Joy Over Worry

Dr. Michael Stovall, Columnist People are being crucified between two thieves, the regret of the past and the worry about the future. Worrying about something is to be harassed, disturbed or afflicted. None of these sound like anything with which I want to be involved. I mean,

What a mess all those diverted tractor-trailor trucks made

By Rachel Harper, Columnist What a difference a week makes!  This morning the sun is shining and we have a promise of a beautiful week!  The daffodils are beginning to bloom and in walking around the yard yesterday afternoon, the golden-belles and the bridal spirea are beginning