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“Yes, ObamaCares.”

By Patsy Harris Which is better, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or ObamaCare? It was great fun to see ordinary Americans confidently answer that question during a street poll by a late night TV show. Of course, the Americans who made it into the clip on this

Cultural Center offers thanks for successful Ga. Trust Fall Ramble

To the Editor: The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center was pleased to serve recently as the local co-host for the very successful Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Fall Ramble. We received many compliments and accolades which properly should be shared with other folks. So please let me pass along

Peters-Reid: “Thank you to District 1″

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the constituents of District 1 for believing in me and allowing me the opportunity to serve them as City Councilwoman.  I would also like to thank Mayor Elect, Fred Perriman for the wonderful job he

What’s “The Real Deal?”

To the Editor: As we already know, there are no refunds on the Affordable Healthcare Act, but is the coverage real? “Under the Affordable Healthcare Act, people will have several choices regarding their health care coverage. They can choose to retain a health insurance plan that meets

Gunman makes clean getaway at car wash

By Patrick Yost, Editor A Madison man was robbed at gunpoint at an Eatonton Road car wash Sunday night. According to Madison Police Department reports, the man told officers that while he was at the Coach and Buggy Car Wash, a man dressed in black pants and

Law Enforcement: Oct. 24, 2013 edition

Madison Police Department On October 14 a burglary complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street location after a man and woman reported that someone had entered their apartment and removed a 37-inch Phillips flat screen television, a silver 13-inch MacBook, Beat headphones, a black Xbox 360

Spooked! Paranormal investigation team and Haunted History tours look for spirits in Madison

By Leila Dycus, Intern Local legends, personal stories, historical backing and, now, the potential for paranormal evidence are aiding in the evolution of Haunted History Tours located in downtown Madison. On Saturday, Oct. 12, a group of eight investigators from East Georgia Paranormal (EGP) made their way

Momma! Add it to my Christmas list!

By Dianne Lively Yost Far out Momma! Listen! I’ve got Pandora on my groovy Paramahansa Yogananda Radio station – The perf atmospherics for gettin’ into our out-of-sight Hippie Halloween outfits! Love, love, love! Not war, man! Right on! Momma wants to be a RICH HIPPIE! I’m talkin’

City council votes to keep Bostwick’s LOST at 0.6 percent

By Leila Dycus, Intern The Bostwick City Council took up a Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) discussion at their meeting Oct. 16, and ended up approving Morgan County’s proposal of keeping the LOST rate as is through next year. Mayor John Bostwick opened the meeting with an

Turnaround: Dogs beat the East Jackson Eagles 38-19

MCHS Bulldogs vs. Franklin County Lions Friday, 7:30 p.m., 6570 Highway 145, Carnesville By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs beat region opponent, the East Jackson Eagles, 38-19 last Friday night at the MCHS Homecoming game. Morgan County’s record now stands at 5-2,