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Madison earns state–wide Main St. award

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer Madison is one of 12 Georgia towns to receive a Georgia Main Street award this year, winning in the category of excellence in design. The awards were announced at the 35th Anniversary Banquet for the Georgia Main Street Program, held Feb.

West Jefferson St. housing project gets green light

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) gave Parallel Housing the green light to move forward with their conceptual design for their proposed low to moderate income apartments for senior citizens to be located near the intersection of West Jefferson Street and Fifth

Buckhead Council plugs new well project

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer The Buckhead City Council is currently exploring alternate options before settling on whether or not to proceed with constructing a new well for the city. If the city chooses to construct a new well, it could cost up to $240,000, according

Buckhead gearing up for ‘Old Buckhead Days’ festival

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer The city of Buckhead is gearing up for their annual festival, Old Buckhead Days. The festival will take place on Saturday, Apr. 5 and will feature “The Real Buckhead 5k Road Race,” a parade through town, live music, face painting, food,

Rutledge suspends ‘assisted living’ zoning applications

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Rutledge City Council held a first reading of an ordinance that would temporarily prohibit zoning actions dealing with “assisted living facilities, personal care homes, nursing homes and similar facilities during their regular meeting on March 17. The text of the proposed

Benefit organized for fire victims

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer A group of locals are organizing The Brookwood Benefit, set to be held at the Thomas Cotton Gin in Watkinsville on March 29 at 6 pm, to raise funds for the Brookwood Equestrian Center, a horse farm located at 2165 Union

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On January 27 a pointing a pistol at another complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location. According to reports, a man stated that after a man gave him a ride from an Eatonton Road convenience store to a West Washington Street liquor store, the man accused

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On February 2 Quantterio Hyman, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault, simple battery and cruelty to children in the third degree. According to reports, deputies were called to a domestic dispute complaint at the Relax Inn, Athens Highway. Reports state that when they arrived

Dogs trounce Putnam after Apalachee losses

By Leila Dycus intern On Tuesday March 11 the MCHS Varsity Soccer teams took on Apalachee High School at home. The Apalachee team would prove to be a difficult opponent for the Bulldogs shutting out both the boys and the girls. “I told the girls some days

JV Dogs 8-0 after wins over Alcovy, Rockdale

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last week, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV Diamond Dogs extended their perfect season record to 8-0 by beating the Alcovy Tigers, Rockdale County Bulldogs, and North Oconee Titans “The boys have played solid baseball the first half of the season,”