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Vegetable soup, peas, cornbread, and strawberry shortcake

We fed about 80 vendors and participants at our Health Fair Friday with vegetable soup, peas, cornbread, and strawberry shortcake.  A lot of information was shared, and health screenings done.  Thanks to all those involved in helping make the event a success.  Next on our calendar is

There is no room for fear

By Margie Ward: On Sunday morning attendance was good, with visitors present. We had some members and visitors out today for various reasons, we are praying that all will be back soon. Bro Ron welcomed everyone and had morning announcements. Deacon of the week, Joe brown, opened

Obituaries, Willie Reid Edwards, Sr.

Mr. Willie Reid “Bill” Edwards was born November 5, 1936 to the late Mr. Willie Richard “Bud” Edwards and the late Mrs. Annie Lola Jordan Edwards. He attended the public school of Morgan County. He was a dedicated employee with Patillo Construction Company for over 35 years

Obituaries, Dorothy Anne Wellman Voegeli

Dorothy Anne Wellman Voegeli, 90, of Madison, Georgia, formerly of Athens and Atlanta, passed away at her home Wednesday, September 24, 2014, surrounded by her husband and children. Born in Huntsville, Alabama on January 6, 1924, she was the daughter of the former Ruth Northington and Walter

Politics At Perk Avenue

By Jamison Hooks: Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston visited Madison to speak on behalf of District 112 State Representative Dave Belton and the upcoming elections on Nov. 4. Dozens of interested Madison locals gathered at Perk Avenue for an opportunity to meet with several Georgia politicians,

Horror At Ricky D’s

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick: The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art (STMA) launched their month-long Horror Poster Parody Contest with a Hollywood-style red carpet bash for the public to mingle with the local “stars” of the recreated iconic horror movie poster on Thursday at Ricky D’s in Madison. STMA

Steffen Thomas Museum Launch Party at Ricky D’s

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Local musician, Carrie Bowen of Monroe, is set to have a music video premier at Ricky D’s Retro Theater in Madison on Oct. 14 at 7 PM. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased through Eventbrite.com. A portion o   f

Local musician to have music video premier at Ricky D’s

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Local musician, Carrie Bowen of Monroe, is set to have a music video premier at Ricky D’s Retro Theater in Madison on Oct. 14 at 7 PM. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased through Eventbrite.com. A portion of the

St. Francis Band Plays at Gazebo

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Two members of The St. Francis Band from Athens, Scott Baston and Mark Van Allen, played an acoustic set on the Gazebo Grooves Brown Bag Concert series on Sept. 12 at Town Park in Madison. “It was such a great concert,”

MCMS Band Performs at the High School Football Game

By Jamie Miles Contributor During last weekend’s rivalry game against Greene County, 65 Morgan County Middle School 8th-grade band members experienced marching band­­­­­­­­ football fever firsthand. In what has become a tradition each fall, MCMS Band Director, Karisa Seymour and her students sat alongside the Bulldog Band