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Former Morgan County Resident Covers Olympics

By Tia Lynn Leorchick staff writer Kevin Liles, a photographer based out of Griffin, is halfway across the world preparing to cover the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia for USA Today Sports Images. The opening ceremony will commence on Feb. 7 and the Olympics will last

Local Celebrity Junior Rogers Celebrated his 74th Birthday

Obituaries: David Glenn Keener

David Glenn Keener, 85, a resident of Madison entered his heavenly home January 28, 2014 from Covington. He was born to William H. and N. Bernice Keener on April 12, 1928 in Arnold, Penn. He was born again at the age 10. After graduating from New Kensington

Obituaries: Daudre Carlin Fears

Daudre Carlin Fears, 91 of Sandy Springs died peacefully at the Hospice Atlanta Center on January 31, 2014. She spent her childhood years in Beaumont and Orange, Texas and attended Lamar University in Beaumont. Mrs. Fears was preceded in death by her parents Leah B. Carlin and

Obituaries: Sid Neal

Sid Neal of Rutledge died January 26, 2014. He was born June 9, 1928. Mr. Neal was retired from General Motors Corporation. He was an avid outdoorsman and coon hunter. He was a member of Madison Baptist Church. Mr. Neal was preceded in death by Geneva Neal.

Obituaries: Harvey Byrd, Jr.

Harvey Byrd Jr. passed away at the age of 72 on Friday, January 31, 2014. Funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Jackson Grove Baptist Church, 1680 Lower Apalachee Road, Madison. There will be a visitation Friday, Feb. 7, 6 – 8

Obituaries: Elie Carter

Elie Carter passed away at the age of 74 on Friday, January 31, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at Springfield Baptist, 2410 Bethany Church Road, Madison. There will be a visitation Friday, Feb.7, 5-7 p.m. at Jones and Turner Chapel,

Butler B&G Club Youth of the Year

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Madison-Morgan County Boys and Girls Club has announced their choice for Youth of the Year. Artelia Butler, a 14-year-old Morgan County High School (MCHS) freshman and member of the Boys and Girls Club since 2008, was selected for her remarkable dedication

We survived the “AtlantaArtica Snowcolypse” last week!

By Rachel Harper, Columnist Well, we all made it through the snow!!  What a week; but, at least, thank the good Lord above, I was not in Atlanta during all of that!!  What a mess!  It has been called AntantaArtica, Snowcolypse, and a lot of other names

Knowing who God is and where He is work together

By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! As I write this article, I can’t help but share with you how much I have enjoyed this day. Since the past few weeks have been fraught with sub freezing temps and rainy days, I am enjoying a superfine