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Elections Board seeks polling location for central district

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Board of Elections and Registration (BOER) is still trying to pin down a polling place location for the newly created “Central Morgan” precinct, with its top prospect currently being the Madison Baptist Church. “The Baptist Church is a fabulous

Morgan Commission recommends conditional use permit for tennis lights

By Leila Dycus Staff Writer The Morgan County Planning Commission met this past week for its regular meeting. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21. The minutes from the Oct. 18 work session and Oct. 24 regular meeting were accepted. Chair Brian

Nunnsense: Florida shines

A large percentage of Nunnsense topics come from Florida, but I’m not exactly sure why. Maybe the heat of the tropical climate drives them insane. Or maybe that nasty, clear stuff that comes out of their pipes and the utility services call “water” has something to do

Freedom under attack?

By Dave Belton, Columnist Last week marked two very important anniversaries. The first was the 50th anniversary of one of the memorable days in most baby-boomer’s lives. The second was the 150th anniversary of the greatest speech ever given by an American. Pro-military. Anti-Commie. Pro-capitalist. Anti-union. Unashamed

Marietta Braves?

Greg Morin, Columnist Unless you are a baseball fan or local politics wonk you may have missed the big news last week: the Atlanta Braves will be leaving Atlanta for greener fields in Cobb County beginning with the 2017 season (speculation has already begun whether they will

Your Letters

Dear Editor: Last Thursday night, our children, schools, businesses, and community leaders joined together for the second annual “Are You Smarter than a Morgan County Fifth Grader?” event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce’s Partners in Education….and what a success it was! As so often happens in

Greenspace Commission lays out Ricketts tree selection

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Madison Greenspace Commission (GSC) Vice Chair Rick Crown informed the commission of the tree selections for the 2013 The Ricketts Environmental Excellence (TREE) trust. The types of trees to be purchased this year for the TREE program include the “Little Gem” (magnolia

GPTC teams up with Family Connection for workplace skills training

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer The Workplace Fundamentals Skill Training, a new and free program, is underway to equip unemployed adults to venture back out into the workforce. Morgan County residents will be eligible to take advantage of The Workplace Fundamentals Skill Training program beginning at

Law Enforcement – Madison Police Department

On November 21 a fraud complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location. According to reports, a man stated that he had ordered a pizza at 6 p.m. using his debit card information. The man said a person at the restaurant called him back and asked

Law Enforcement – Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On November 23 a fraud complaint was filed at an Old Mill Farms location. According to reports, a man told authorities that he had received an alert from American Express regarding purchases attempted at an Apple Store. The man said he had not made any transactions and