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Celebrate with Love

By Mae Buice, Columnist What a beautiful week end, this first of December……temperature just right to put us in the right spirit  Last week I began my column on a beautiful day…and today, Monday,  could it be any more depressing as to not see a ray of

Christmas Memories of homemade snow on the tree

By Betty Moore, Columnist Congratulations to Dennis and Julie Godbee on their 25th wedding anniversary on December 10. They plan to celebrate and then watch the nine-year-old grandson in a Christmas play at Monroe. I was told that the Buckhead Baptist Church is so beautifully decorated that

Hide and Seek with Christmas! It’s coming!

  By Rachel Harper, columnist I feel like I am in the children’s game of “Hide and Seek!”  Christmas is coming, ready or not !!  My house is decorated, but other than that, I really need to get myself in gear! When the girls were here during

Sin is the Reason for the Season

By Rev. Donnie Compton, Columnist We always hear that “Jesus is the reason for the season” and this is true, but there would have been no reason for Jesus to come had it not been for the sin of Adam when he disobeyed God in the Garden.

Holiday Tour of Homes: Lambert tours with National Trust for Historic Preservation Members

Holiday Tour of Homes

Sex education showing results

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Morgan County Middle School held a series of sex education classes last month, continuing to educate students about their bodies, the reproductive system, STD-prevention, and overall sexual health. “The kids seem to like it. It’s very interactive and gives them an

Industry tax deal discussed for Mannington Mills

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the Dec. 2 meeting of the Morgan County Board of Tax Assessors (BTA), County Attorney Christian Henry explained the outlined of a memorandum of understanding between the Development Authority of Morgan County (DA) and Mannington Mills, Inc. The memorandum contains a

Almost Ready: Steak ‘n Shake to open Dec. 12 in Madison

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The highly-anticipated popular burger chain, Steak’n Shake, will open in Madison on Dec. 12, located at 2011 Eatonton Road. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. and the doors will open for business at 10 a.m. “We are excited

Christmas Tour Opens Friday

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 30th Annual Town and Country Holiday Tour of Homes this week, and, according to Chamber of Commerce President and Economic Development Director Bob Hughes, ticket pre-sales were still steadily coming in as of