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Prince Avenue Baptist celebrates forty years with Pastor Ricketts

  By Betty Moore, Columnist I learned that Earl Smith is in a nursing home at Franklin. He seems to enjoy it and has made good friends with another man. They are thinking about putting him in the same room. Billy and Donna Hinesley who lived at

We need discipline, obedience, work, effort, cooperation, and time with Holy Spirit

  By Margie Ward, Columnist Sunday morning attendance was good; some members were out for different reasons, cold weather, sickness, jobs, etc. We pray for all the sick to be better real soon and will be out and about soon. Thankful for the visitors that come week

Will we have a mild winter? Slice a persimmon to find out

  By Rachel Harper, Columnist I t was down to 32 degrees and a white, white frost here and everywhere on this past Saturday!  A lot of fires were built over the weekend, too, I believe!  Mrs. Andrew Whitaker from over in Greshamville called me up on

house Bootiful

By Andrea Gable & Photos By Josiah Connelly Beware: Halloween is not just for trick-or-treaters anymore. Shifting from a traditionally kid-centric holiday, Halloween has grown to provide just as much appeal for adults. For one night of the year the kid in all of us is able

Hudak: “Daffodils are the harbingers of spring”

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist t’s not even winter and I’m talking about spring! Actually I’m talking about daffodils now because they need to be planted in the fall and we are quickly leaving that season. Even if you don’t like flowers or gardening, daffodils create such a

Are you doing something that can be contributing to your pain?

By Dr. Haley Lance, Columnist Each day I remind my patients about how sitting on their wallet can be adverse to the treatment of aligning their spine. It isn’t conducive to helping an adjustment hold. Most men understand when I say, “It’s jacking you up on one

Kolb Street House a part of Ga. Trust’s “Places in Peril” list

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 2014 list of Places in Peril, and Madison’s Kolb Street House was one of the 10 structures listed. According to the Georgia Trust’s website, the Kolb Street house was built

City, county come to terms to file LOST certificate

LOST Distribution These are the allocations filed with the state DOR by Morgan County: Madison, 22 percent; Rutledge, 4 percent; Bostwick, 0.6 percent; Buckhead, 0.4 percent; and Morgan, 73 percent. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer With only a few minutes remaining before the 4:30 p.m. deadline last Thursday, Oct.

Elections board names precincts

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer At the Oct. 17 meeting of the Morgan County Board of Elections and Registration (BOER), board members named the seven recently instituted voting precincts for Morgan County. Precinct 1, which covers commission district 1, will be called “Northeast Morgan.” Precinct 2, covering

Smith, Spann compete for Post 1 seat on Rutledge council: Timothy Smith wants to “get more involved”

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Timothy Smith, Rutledge resident, is running for Post 1 on Rutledge’s City Council, facing the current Post 1 representative, Bill Spann. Smith graduated from the University of Georgia in 1986 with a degree in statistics. After graduating from UGA, he worked for