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MCHS Mat Dogs crush the Red Raiders 60-18 in Madison Co. dual

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School wrestling team traveled to Madison County last Tuesday, Nov. 26, to face the Madison County Red Raiders in a team dual. The Mat Dogs came out ahead of Madison County 60-18. Among the varsity winners were Sean

Sports Calendar

Friday, Dec. 6 • MCMS Basketball @ Youth Middle School 4:30 p.m. • MCHS Basketball @ Elbert County. JV 4:30 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 • MCHS Varsity Wrestling @ Hoya Invitational. Harrison High School, Kennesaw, 9 a.m. • MCHS JV Wrestling @ Collins Hill

MCHS football program recognizes atheltes, coaches at annual banquet

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) football program hosted their annual award banquet at the MCHS auditorium on Monday, Dec. 2. After the meal in the cafeteria, coaches, parents, and athletes made their way to the auditorium for the awards portion of

Varsity Hoop Dogs host SweetSouth Classic at MCHS last Saturday

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) basketball program held the annual SweetSouth Classic this past Saturday, Nov. 30, at the MCHS gym. The varsity girls’ team took on the Druid Hills Red Devils and beat their 6A opponent 65-40. The boys’ varsity

Holiday gift ideas for the old geezer in your life

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist I have recently entered a stage of life commonly referred to as being of a “ripe old age”. The specific number of those years can be measured in lustrums (around 12 in my case) and if you don’t know what a lustrum is

Learning to Legislate: 59 MCHS Students Participate in 69th Georgia Youth Assembly

  By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The Georgia Youth Assembly is a three-day student government conference run by The Georgia Center for Civic Engagement, a program sponsored by the State YMCA of Georgia. Georgia high school students from across the state gather to form a mock

Humane Society holds annual “Bow Wow Breakfast”

By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer The Morgan County Humane Society (HSMC) put their own twist on Black Friday this year by hosting their annual Bow Wow Breakfast. “I loved feeding people, loved watching people get excited about the auction items, and watching Santa with the children and

Obituaries: Eunice Eleanor Valentine McGeary

On Friday, November 22, 2013 shortly after 1 p.m., this town lost a great mother, friend and nurse Mrs. W.C. (Val) McGeary. She left us in a resting and peaceful sleep in her home of Madison with her son and one of their close friends at her

Obituaries: Hollis Leon Compton

Hollis Leon Compton of Buckhead passed away on November 20, 2013. He was born on May 31, 1923 in Knoxville, Tenn. His parents were Della Turner and John Compton. He served in the Army in the Korean War and World War II. He was a pioneer in

Obituaries: William Thomas Garrison

William Thomas (Tommy) Garrison, 79, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. He was the son of the late Dud and Quillie Garrison. He was retired from Schnadig Corp., where he was a truck driver for 32 ½ years. He is survived by his wife Betty Garrison, daughters Denise