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Meeting to explain assessments to parents: MAP Information Night, then BOE meeting to be held at MCHS

Parent Info Night MAP assessments explicated prior to the monthly Morgan County Board of Education meeting. Monday, Oct. 14 6 p.m. at the MCHS Auditorium. By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor In an effort to inform parents, the county Board of Education (BOE) will hold their October meeting

Happy Birthday!

By Nick Nunn It’s been a year since my search for good Nunnsense began, and, believe you me, I’ve found Nunnsense, both far and near. And the sad thing is, the closer Nunnsense gets to home, the farther I have to stay away from it. Anyway, Nunnsense

Thanks to creative community

To the Editor: The Artist Community of Morgan County hosted a very special event on Saturday, September 14th.  At this Open Art event, my family had the privilege of exploring four museums, each providing a unique presentation and venue for many fascinating works of art. The event

By Patsy Harris Our Governor may have denied his constituents the benefits that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would bring to Medicaid, but just as every other American in the United States, each of us Georgians now can buy great health insurance at amazingly low rates through

On product rules, regs and being “in the dark”

By Greg Morin As a small business owner I have had the unique misfortune of being exposed to a wide array of state-imposed roadblocks. Whereas the individual may only be disturbed by the occasional run in with their tax bill or prohibition against engaging in activities frowned

Burn ban lifted for Morgan

By Katie Walker, Staff Writer Ye with yard trash, rejoice. You can finally burn that devilish snarl of wisteria that you labored so mightily to sever from your fence. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has lifted the burn ban in 54 Georgia counties, including Morgan. The

Law Enforcement: Oct. 8, 2013 edition

Madison Police Department On September 28 a larceny from building complaint was filed at the Dollar General Store, Eatonton Highway, after a woman reported that while she was at the store she laid her wallet down and walked away. The woman said when she realized she didn’t

Turn the government back on!

By Dianne Lively Yost Somebody needs to turn the dad-blasted government back on! I reckon Momma’s gonna be the one to flip the switch! Or maybe we just need to require our elected officials in the Senate and House of Representatives to take a breathalyzer test before

Halting Cry: Bulldogs cut down Oconee Warriors 41-29

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Morgan County’s 41-29 victory against the Oconee County Warriors, the Bulldogs’ first 8-AAA region opponent of the season, gets the Dogs off on the right track for the postseason possibilities in the months to come. The game ended up being the fourth

Close: Win or lose

By Nick Nunn I love a close game. Whatever the outcome, the close games are the ones that I always seem to remember the best. I guess it is because the close games really make us open up and invest ourselves fully in what is happening, either