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I trust you Lord!

  By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs and Happy New Year to you all! The Springs transitioned from 2013 to 2014 with our annual Watch Night Service. It was combination praise, worship, prayer and Bible Study all wrapped up into one fabulous service. Pastor

Lifted from the Debris of Misfortune

    By Patrick Yost, Editor On May 1, 2011 the modular home of Lucille Taylor took a body blow from a nasty storm that swept through Madison. The Cook Hill house was rocked on it’s foundations but, in the coming daylight, it stood. On April 27,

Lenten Roses – A Bright Spot in Winter

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist Lenten Roses are wonderful plants. But one thing they are not — roses. So what are they? One of the best shade plants you can put in your garden. They are deer and rabbit repellent and have few diseases problems. Their correct name

The Sports Desk: It’s That Time Again

By Nick Nunn, Sports Writer It really doesn’t seem like it has been a full year since I wrote about the “scandal” surrounding the possibility of confirmed or rumored users of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) being voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. I’ll admit that I

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

MAYSA hosts first free Saturday clinic of January

By Leila Dycus intern The below-freezing temperatures could not keep a group of dedicated soccer players from participating in a soccer clinic hosted by Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) this past Saturday, Jan. 4, at Heritage Park as the first of a series of free clinics

Tevin Waller ears All-State recognition

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School (MCHS) senior Tevin Waller has been named to the Georgia Sportswriters’ 2013. All-State team. Waller was voted a spot as a defensive lineman on the second-team defense for the AAA class. MCHS Head Football Coach Bill Malone was

Happy New Year’s, Baby!

Woman faces 75 theft, fraud charges

By Patrick Yost Editor A Madison woman turned herself into authorities a day after Christmas on 75 felony counts of theft. According to Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent In Charge J.T. Ricketson, Melissa Shawn Stephens, 28, turned herself in to Madison Police Department authorities at the

Memo to Board of Commissioners: 2013 a banner year for ‘proactive’ policies

Nick Nunn, staff writer Morgan County Manager Michael Lamar sent an interoffice memorandum to the Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) on Dec. 18 outlining county projects and initiatives that were handled during 2013. The memorandum listed almost two dozen initiatives, including the Mannington plant expansion, 911