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MCMS not soliciting through “Spirit Wear”

By Nick Nunn, staff writer Last Thursday, the Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce issued an email stating that two local businesses had been contacted by a caller claiming to be a representative for “Spirit Wear,” and asking the businesses to buy an advertisement for the back of

CJ Turman, MCHS Senior, Signs with University of Tennessee

Morgan County Pro Tec 9-10 team takes second place in Lake Area Championship

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer A good crowd of parents and supporters made it out to Bill Corry Stadium last Thursday during the icy evening to cheer on the Morgan County Pro Tec Fire & Safety 9-10 football team during the 2013

Columnist explains what friends don’t let friends do

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail – A best friend is one who sits beside you in the cell and says, “Man that was fun.” Anonymous Friendship is a precious commodity but it has certain rules that must

Winners of the Stars

    Rob Hanselman and Jill Meeler tear up the dance floor. Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club held the second annual Dancing with the Stars fundraiser on Nov. 14 and raised over $35,000 dollars. Three-hundred people attended the event, held at


Thursday, Nov. 21 • WyldLife Club meeting, 7:02 p.m. at the Young Life Barn. • The Morgan County Retired Educators Association will meet on November 21 at 11:00 at the Primary School media center.  The program topic will be on new technology in the classroom.  All members

Obituaries: George Harris, Sr.

Homegoing service for George Harris Sr. will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 23 at Saint Paul A.M.E. Church. He died Friday, November 16, 2013. The Wake will be held at Saint Paul on Friday night, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. He leaves to cherish a

Obituaries: Rev. Robert James McAllister

Reverend Robert James McAllister, 62, went to be with his heavenly Father on Tuesday November 12, 2013. Bob McAllister, loving husband and father, was born in Brazil, South America, to missionary parents, Douglas and Mary McAllister.  After graduating from Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham Ala., Bob answered God’s

Obituaries: Michael Jeffrey Ervin

Michael Ervin “Boo-Boo” passed away November13, 2013. He was born to M. P. and Betty Ervin on December 12, 1963. He was a farmer who enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys play football. He also enjoyed NASCAR racing and cooking to try new recipes. He was always joking

Obituaries: Olevia Leigh Wahl

Olevia Leigh Wahl of Stone Mountain died Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Madison. She was born February 8, 1961. She is survived by her husband James Alan Wahl of Stone Mountain, her mother Edith Thomas of Madison and pre-deceased by her father Harry H. Thomas Jr. Also