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Giving thanks during a thankful time of year

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist For more years than I can count the great Atlanta Journal –Constitution sportswriter Furman Bisher offered up his thoughts on things for which he was genuinely grateful. Those columns always moved me and so in his honor and in his grand tradition we

Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer ow many sides does a trapezoid have? Where did the Civil War begin? What is on the “tails” side of a nickel? If you know the answers, you might be as smart as a fifth grader, or


Thursday, Nov. 28 • The Annual Community Thanksgiving Feeding will be held at The Morgan County High School on Thanksgiving Day from 10am until 1pm. If there is anyone that would like a meal, please call 706/342/4260 by November 25th. You can also dine in at the

Obituaries: Eunice “Val” McGeary

Eunice “Val” McGeary, 89, of Madison, died peacefully at her home with her son by her side on Nov. 22, 2013. Mrs. McGeary was the daughter of E. C. and Cora M. Valentine. She was born on July 30, 1924, in Florida. She became a nurse and,

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