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Donna Sheldon makes campaign stop in Madison

  Staff Reports As part of her district–wide launch of her run for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, former State House GOP Caucus Chair Donna Sheldon stopped in Madison last week. Sheldon, a conservative candidate seeking the seat, said she would combat what she called an “acute case

Is Fluoride really worth it?

  There’s an old riddle that asks: Name a poison people ingest on a daily basis. The answer? Fluoride. Fluoride is most notably found in toothpaste and municipal drinking water. But it can also be found in certain foods. While most of us aren’t necessarily ingesting fluoride

Lack of participation shames veteran

To The Editor: I read the results of the Rutledge voters yesterday. It’s a crying shame that 251 voters or 41.5 percent of voters didn’t bother to vote in Rutledge. Why even register to vote if you’re not taking a few minutes to cast a ballot in any

MCHS students prepare for a week of ‘anti-bully’ activities

By Leila Dycus Staff Writer Morgan County High School’s Anti-Bullying Organization has been hard at work the past few weeks in preparation for Anti-Bullying Week. In August, the Anti-Bullying Organization and MCHS began planning for one of it’s biggest events of the year- Anti-Bullying week, which takes

Law Enforcement: Madison Police Department

On November 11 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Burney Street location. According to reports, a man stated that someone had entered his 1998 Honda Accord and removed a Kodak K5000 camera valued at $35. On November 8 a larceny complaint was filed at

Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

  On November 5 Ruby Mancini, 36, Madison, was arrested and charged with burglary. According to reports, a woman alleged Mancini entered her Confederate Road residence and took two boxes of food and prescription medicine. On November 10 a battery complaint was filed at a Briar Creek

Wrap up good and warm for this week

Marshall White from Canada visited his father, Charles in Hartwell. They came to visit Frieda White one day last week. Teresa Wallace and the youth at Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel have been publishing a nice paper each month. It is placed at different places. You should get

St. Mary’s Good Samaritan holds open house for lake hospital

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital held a community open house for its new facility at 5401 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, last Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. After holding a brief ceremony, which included speeches by St. Mary’s Good Samaritan

There’s no real reason to go elsewhere when you can shop locally

By Dianne Lively Yost, Columnist Momma’s got PawPaw’s fine binoculars and her birdin’ britches on! And you know what that means: She’s tendin’ to her nest egg! Let’s spy on her for a bit from the kitchen window! There she is now . . . right over

Down to the wire.

    By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs fought hard against the Jackson County Panthers last Friday night, coming from behind late to tie the game 35-35 with 46 seconds remaining in the last quarter, but the Dogs lost 35-38 due