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Obituaries: Joseph Frank Lawson

Joseph Frank Lawson, Jr., 82, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Seidel) Lawson, 86, died at their home in Shady Dale, Nov. 19, 2013. They were married 66 years and together instilled in their chidren the values of hard work, honesty and faith in the true God Jehovah.

Obituaries: Frederick Eugene Adams

Frederick Eugene Adams passed away at the age of 57 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at New Enon Baptist Church, Madison. Family and friends please assemble at the family residence at 10:30 a.m. Jones and Turner

Obituaries: Virginia McAdams Larman

Virginia McAdams Larman, 71, of Monticello, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Gentiva Hospice-Emory University in Atlanta. Virginia Larman was born in Rutledge, Ga., to the late Walton Page McAdams and Mary Leila Shepherd McAdams. She and her late husband, Harold Sammy Larman, moved to Monticello, Ga., 46 years

Do we take time to say “Thank You?

  By Margie Ward, Columnist As we come to this time of year when a day has been set aside for thanksgiving I have always said Thanksgiving should be everyday, even though sometimes everything around us seem to be bad. If we look around there is always

Christmas tree lighting is Sunday, Dec. 1

By Betty Moore, Columnist The Belles of Buckhead had their November gathering at Southern Cross. Hostesses were Lady Grannie Annie and Lady Brandy. Husbands were welcome this time. A delicious buffet was enjoyed. There was a nice crowd at the community Thanksgiving service at the Lake Oconee

Never cut off your enemies’ ability to hear God

By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! The first thing that I want to share with you is the “pre-sermon” that Pastor T began with on Sunday. We took a quick look at Genesis 22:5, “And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here

Bethany Baptist having children’s Christmas program Dec. 8

By Rachel Harper, Columnist I want to wish all my readers a very Happy and very blessed Thanksgiving!  We are all blessed beyond measure and it is only by the grace of God that we are.  It is the same God who is with us on the

Shop small and shop local this holiday season

By Joellen Artz, Columnist Saturday of this coming weekend is Shop Local Day and is a way to promote our local merchants. Did you know that when you shop local that about 50 percent of what you spend stays right in your community in the way of

Tailgate Time!

MCHS holds anti-bullying week of events

  By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer Leila Dycus Staff Writer This past week the Anti-Bullying Organization at MCHS sponsored a week of activities for students to bring awareness to the issue of bullying. Last week students at MCHS participated in activities that revolve around keeping bullying out