By Cathy Best, Columnist Thanks to my grandmothers, cool days and bright leaves put me in comfort food mode. There’s something about being in a warm kitchen on a cool evening that makes me happy. It’s no secret I love to cook. Whether it’s comfort food or
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist A couple weeks ago I had some of my northern relatives come to visit me and they were shocked when I told them I would just be finishing planting the city containers. What, they asked, could I possibly be planting in “the winter”?
By Patrick Yost Editor After a short investigation and some “controlled buys,” a Lithonia man was arrested and charged with possessing and producing “boot leg” movies and music. Kevin Lanier Moore, 45, was arrested November 1 and charged with criminal reproduction and sale of recorded material and
By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The results are in for Morgan County Schools from the Georgia Accreditation Commission (GAC) accreditation visits during late October. All four schools were rated as “Accredited with Quality,” according to Superintendent Ralph Bennett. “That is the highest rate the GAC gives.
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the regular meeting of the Madison City Council that took place on Monday, Nov. 11, the council voted to approve a modified version of the proposed zoning text amendments related to non-residential tour uses but sent the proposed city code amendments
By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The newly consolidated phone system for Morgan County Schools is now fully functional, announced Jay Cawley, director of technology for the Morgan County School System, at the monthly school board meeting on Nov. 11. Morgan County Schools switched from service with
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Madison Greenspace Commission (GSC) held a ceremony in honor of its 2013 everGREEN award winners on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Bonar Hall. Rick Crown and Richard Simpson won the GSC’s FOReverGREEN Award for their “many years of selfless and dedicated
Staff Reports As part of her district–wide launch of her run for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, former State House GOP Caucus Chair Donna Sheldon stopped in Madison last week. Sheldon, a conservative candidate seeking the seat, said she would combat what she called an “acute case
There’s an old riddle that asks: Name a poison people ingest on a daily basis. The answer? Fluoride. Fluoride is most notably found in toothpaste and municipal drinking water. But it can also be found in certain foods. While most of us aren’t necessarily ingesting fluoride