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Morgan County Cross Country Girls advance to State

By Zachary Parker Staff Writer The Girls’ Cross Country Team will advance to the State Race on Nov. 8 in Carrolton, Ga. At 10 am. The Morgan County High School girl’s Cross Country team came in fourth place in Monday’s region meet in Jackson County, and with

Morgan County Spikedogs end their season in Savannah

By Zachary Parker Staff Writer An exciting season ends for Morgan County High School’s Volleyball Team. The Morgan County High Volleyball team lost to Savannah Arts Academy last week, ending their run in State Playoffs and their 2014 season. Gaining a 16-9 lead in the first set,

Elbert County Rips Dogs

By Alvin Richardson Staff Writer The Elbert County Blue Devils were considered one of the pre-season favorites to win the 8-AAA Region title and Friday night they made a statement against Morgan County by dismantling the Bulldogs 41-7. The Devils suffered through a slew of key injuries

Spooky Fall Fest

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Downtown Rutledge was overrun with ghouls, goblins, superheroes, and other beloved iconic characters during the city’s annual Spooky Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. On a perfect Fall day, dozens of families celebrated in the downtown square while children showed off


Thursday, October 30 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, October 31 • Madison Christian Church, 1871 Atlanta Hwy, is hosting its first “Trunk or Treat” on October 31 from 5:30-7:30PM.  The church will host a safe trick-or-treat venue for families

YoungLife hosts annual fundraising supper

By Dianne Lively Yost Staff Writer Nearly 150 people gathered at the First Methodist Church Annex in Madison Monday night to learn more about Young Life of Morgan County and to help support the organization financially. According to the group’s overview, Young Life has been active in

Golden Ghoul Awards exceed fundraising goal

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor   Photo By: Jack Meyer The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art’s (STMA) Poster Parody Contest, which culminated with the Golden Ghoul Awards on Oct. 25, raked in a whopping $7,448, exceeding the organizers’ goal of $6500. The full total raised has

Greenspace Conservation Commission ends month with highly anticipated Fall Fete

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer The Greenspace Conservation Commission (GCC) is ending the month with their highly anticipated Fall Fete. The commission made final preparations for their upcoming Fall Fete on October 28 at Round Bowl Springs Park at 5:30. Additionally, the commission is looking for a new

A Survivor’s Story

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Beth O’Neill, the chief nursing officer at Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH), was diagnosed in May with an aggressive form of breast cancer. O’Neill has decided share her fight against breast cancer with the public in order to raise awareness and stand

Beautiful fall days in Morgan County

A beautiful fall day here in Morgan County. In some areas the trees are losing their leaves other trees are coated in beautiful colors. This is a beautiful time of the year when God gets out his paint brush and does Hi magic. Service was good on Sunday