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Christmas tree lighting is Sunday, Dec. 1

By Betty Moore, Columnist The Belles of Buckhead had their November gathering at Southern Cross. Hostesses were Lady Grannie Annie and Lady Brandy. Husbands were welcome this time. A delicious buffet was enjoyed. There was a nice crowd at the community Thanksgiving service at the Lake Oconee

Never cut off your enemies’ ability to hear God

By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! The first thing that I want to share with you is the “pre-sermon” that Pastor T began with on Sunday. We took a quick look at Genesis 22:5, “And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here

Bethany Baptist having children’s Christmas program Dec. 8

By Rachel Harper, Columnist I want to wish all my readers a very Happy and very blessed Thanksgiving!  We are all blessed beyond measure and it is only by the grace of God that we are.  It is the same God who is with us on the

Shop small and shop local this holiday season

By Joellen Artz, Columnist Saturday of this coming weekend is Shop Local Day and is a way to promote our local merchants. Did you know that when you shop local that about 50 percent of what you spend stays right in your community in the way of

Tailgate Time!

MCHS holds anti-bullying week of events

  By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer Leila Dycus Staff Writer This past week the Anti-Bullying Organization at MCHS sponsored a week of activities for students to bring awareness to the issue of bullying. Last week students at MCHS participated in activities that revolve around keeping bullying out

Christmas in the Country: Downtown Rutledge is filled with the spirit for Christmas in the Country event

Make Christmas simple, nature’s way!

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist Okay, normally I’ve been ending my story by suggesting Christmas gifts, but this time I’m going to start with ideas. Well, heck, the entire column is going to be about things you can give to those you love that are part of nature.

Five easy ways to reduce stress

By Dr. Haley Lance, Columnist We’re surrounded! Surrounded by stress, that is. Stress at work, stress at home, it really is the new epidemic. Stress is a normal part of life, and a certain amount of stress is the stimulant we need to achieve our goals. However,

Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On November 17 Dritin Rochelle Williams, 23, Shady Dale, was arrested and charged with DUI and obstruction. According to reports, a deputy responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch in the area of Newborn Road and Davis Academy Road. When he arrived, reports state,