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Prayers for the family of Almedia Smith

By Betty Moore Our community was shocked on Saturday afternoon to learn of the sudden death of Almedia Smith. She had been in ill health for many months. I don’t have a lot of information. I know that Billy Hinesley was her son who lived with her

Centennial’s Rev. Compton: “I’ve Got Joy!”

By Rev. Donnie Compton We had a wonderful day of Worship at Centennial Baptist Church this past Sunday. I am so blessed to serve such a wonderful church. Part of the worship service Sunday was a song that I sang with the choir entitled “I’ve got Joy.”

Brownwood’s Fall Revival begins Sunday, Oct. 6; Rev. Al Butler speaking

Fall Revival Sunday, Oct. 6, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., then Monday to Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. By Margie Ward Sunday a good attendance was present for the morning worship service. We welcome the visitors that were present to come back and worship with us again. We pray

Dermatology? Old wives’ tales? Just talk the wart away!

By Rachel Harper Fall is definitely in the air!  These cool mornings and cool nights feel so good! I have got an interesting story to tell about my little life.  I have been plagued or bothered for close to a year, I guess, with some unsightly warts

It’s the beginning of fall and “the weather could not be more perfect”

Life Celebrations Birthdays Ramsey Simmons, Becky Simmons, Vicky Vanwhy, Billy Jo Arnold, William Owensby, Kim Johnson and Kaylee Steward Anniversary Marc and Jodi Ball By Mae Buice Do we ever get bored discussing the weather? Yesterday, Sunday, was the first day of fall and the weather could not

Farm to table: Camp Twin Lakes is sowing the seeds of sustainability

By Leila Dycus, Intern The seeds have been sown, sprouting the farm-to-table initative at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge. What started out as a small organic garden at the camp has blossomed into a full farm program, with even more room to grow. The farm-to-table initiative is

Morgan, Madison square off over LOST funds

City and County Recommendations Madison Proposal: City begins with the share that it currently has but increases gradually to 26 percent, leaving Morgan County with about 67.5 percent of the funds. Morgan Proposal: Involves a 3 percent increase, giving the county 76 percent, and Madison’s percentage would

State Superintendent comes to visit

State School Superintendent John Barge, along with state legislators, came to Morgan County High School last Friday, Sept. 13 and visited four classrooms and the Freshman Academy, speaking with school and system administrators, teachers, and students along the way. Photos by Jesse Walker For photos of Superintendent Barge’s

“Thugball” players defecate on citizens’ property?

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Sept. 16 meeting of the Rutledge City Council, Sherry Kelly and Craig Dukes, Rutledge citizens, expressed concerns relating to their claims that “full-grown men,” who had been playing basketball at Rutledge’s nearby Fairplay Park, had been urinating and defecating on

Madison Depot moved

Madison Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) Depot project made progress on Monday, Sept. 16, when the Central of Georgia Depot was moved across the railroad tracks to the planned location. According to the website, relocation and stabilization of the depot are the final steps of the first