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MCMS Dogs pull out wins against West Jackson

By Leila Dycus, intern The MCMS Basketball teams took on West Jackson this week in their most intense games of the season thus far. Both the girls and the boys’ teams rallied together to pull out back-to-back wins against West Jackson on Tues Nov. 19. The girls

Morgan County Rec Department holds annual volunteer banquet

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Thursday, Nov. 21, the Morgan County Recreation Department (MCRD) held its Annual Volunteer-Sponsor Appreciation Banquet at the Madison Community Building. During the banquet, MCRD Director Lance Alexander named John and Penny Moore, owners of Madison Care Care, and Daniel Laughlin and

MCHS cross-country team celebrates season at banquet

MCMS Mat Dogs take control fo the competition at the Redskin Rumble

By Nick Nunn, staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) wrestling fought hard last Saturday at Social Circle’s Redskin Rumble tournament, coming in second place behind the top-seeded Commerce Middle School Tigers. “The team did really well this week,” said Morgan County Middle School Wrestling Coach

Giving thanks during a thankful time of year

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist For more years than I can count the great Atlanta Journal –Constitution sportswriter Furman Bisher offered up his thoughts on things for which he was genuinely grateful. Those columns always moved me and so in his honor and in his grand tradition we

Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer ow many sides does a trapezoid have? Where did the Civil War begin? What is on the “tails” side of a nickel? If you know the answers, you might be as smart as a fifth grader, or


Thursday, Nov. 28 • The Annual Community Thanksgiving Feeding will be held at The Morgan County High School on Thanksgiving Day from 10am until 1pm. If there is anyone that would like a meal, please call 706/342/4260 by November 25th. You can also dine in at the

Obituaries: Eunice “Val” McGeary

Eunice “Val” McGeary, 89, of Madison, died peacefully at her home with her son by her side on Nov. 22, 2013. Mrs. McGeary was the daughter of E. C. and Cora M. Valentine. She was born on July 30, 1924, in Florida. She became a nurse and,

Obituaries: Joseph Frank Lawson

Joseph Frank Lawson, Jr., 82, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Seidel) Lawson, 86, died at their home in Shady Dale, Nov. 19, 2013. They were married 66 years and together instilled in their chidren the values of hard work, honesty and faith in the true God Jehovah.

Obituaries: Frederick Eugene Adams

Frederick Eugene Adams passed away at the age of 57 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at New Enon Baptist Church, Madison. Family and friends please assemble at the family residence at 10:30 a.m. Jones and Turner