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Flat Rock Baptist contemplates last 50 years

Morgan County Building Authority accepts $2.5M loan

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Building Authority (BA) accepted a proposal for a 10-year, 4.5 percent interest loan for $2,500,000 from State Bank & Trust during their Dec. 10 special called meeting. After approving the loan proposal, the BA also approved a resolution for

DDA Approves acceptance on 100K project paving bid

By Nick Nunn staff writer During a special called meeting of the Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA) that took place on Friday, Dec. 6, the DDA voted to approve to give a committee of DDA members the authority to accept the lowest qualified bid – up

Grand Jury returns criminal indictments

Staff Reports The Morgan County Grand Jury met last week during its December session. The following persons were indicted on criminal charges: Gregory Andrew Gordon, 27, Waynesboro, one count possession of marijuana. According to indictments, Gordon was arrested on October 15, 2013 by Georgia State Patrol Trooper

Planning commission approves cell phone tower

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Planning Commission recommended the approval of a conditional use permit for the construction of a self-supporting, 260-foot lattice telecommunication tower on Glades Road, located approximately one-third of a mile from Morgan County’s border with Putnam County. The applicant for

BeMent, students recognized for passing “Caleb’s Law” at board of education meeting

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Teacher of the Year Amy BeMent and a 4H group’s presentation of a potential teen maze event were among the items on this week’s Board of Education Meeting agenda. The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) met on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

Law Enforcement: Madison Police Department

On December 7 Joshua Henry Whitlock, 26, Madison, was arrested and charged with robbery-snatching. According to reports, Whitlock was arrested on a path between Commerce Street and Micha Way after he had allegedly grabbed a black duffle back that contained prescription medication from an Orchard Grove apartment

Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On December 4 a burglary and criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Academy Lane, Rutledge, location. According to reports, a man stated that someone had entered a vacant house he owned and destroyed it, in part, by shooting holes in the walls and water

Rutledge Rooster

Dear Friends and Neighbors. Although the weather did not cooperate with us, a great Christmas  tour was had up here in Rutledge on Thursday and Friday, December 5th and 6th. Our town motto is “small but special” and we had 3 “small but special” cabins on tour.

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