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Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On July 9 Phalon Ladarious Robertson, 20, Bostwick, was arrested and charged on outstanding warrants for battery and cruelty toward children in the third degree. According to reports, a deputy observed Robertson at a basketball court in downtown Rutledge. The deputy reported that he had knowledge that

Summer basketball keeps young Dogs warm

By Leila Dycus staff writer This past Saturday the Hoop Dogs were back in action preparing for the end of the summer season. “The games help build a foundation and love of basketball for the kids, but most of all it gives kids a great activity to

Aaron Paul to coach MCHS soccer this season

By Leila Dycus staff writer It’s official. Morgan County High School has a new varsity soccer coach; Aaron Paul will take over as head coach of the 2014-2015 team. “I want to gain everyone’s trust so that we can all work together to build a program that

Cardwell swims with Olympic swimmers at UGA All Star meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer Fourteen Olympic swimmers made their way to the University of Georgia last week for an All Star swim meet and one of Morgan County’s top swimmers completed along side them. “It was an amazing experience because of the atmosphere in and around

Jones, Rittenhouse to host Rec department tennis camp

By Nick Nunn staff writer After two years of teaching tennis lessons in Morgan County Katherine Rittenhouse and Caroline Jones are bringing a weeklong camp to the Morgan County courts. “I would tell them to come on out. Everyone should try it because everyone normally ends up liking

Marlins to compete in GRPA State Championship in Tifton

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Marlins swim team will travel to Tifton this week to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Class B/C State Championship. The meet begins on Friday, July 18, and continues on to Saturday, July 19. Teams from

Dycus reflects on college experiences for graduates regarding sports, exercise

In a matter of weeks many of our Bulldogs will be packing up and leaving the comforts of Morgan County for the first time- all bound for new adventures. Many of our Bulldogs are bound for great things at college. For our star athletes they’ll head to

20 Years of HSMC

By Leila Dycus staff writer On Saturday, July 12, members of the community, adopters and supporters flooded the Humane Society of Morgan County (HSMC) grounds to celebrate 20 years of finding pets forever homes. The day included demonstrations, activities and of course birthday cakes and furry friends.


Thursday, July 17 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Saturday, July 19 • “I Hear Music In The Air” 1st Anniversary Celebration for St. Paul AME Male Chorus, Saturday, July 19,2014 at 5:00 pm. A fellowship reception will follow. Sunday, July

JH Ministries Takes to Water

Leila Dycus staff writer A group of special people from Madison First United Methodist Church started this summer with a new journey that would teach them lessons they never knew they were capable of conquering. “I think they learned that they can do what ever they put