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Dedication of Operation Christmas Child on November 16

Sunday our attendance was good for worship service. Some of our members were out for different reasons; hopefully they all will be back soon. Several visitors were p resent and they always add a blessing to our service and we thank God for their willingness to come

Halloween celebrated with high schoolers

Senior Moments: We had a wonderful week last week, as evidenced by the  picture  on the right and our tired staff.   We had a great group of young people from the High School come and help us celebrate Halloween, by playing games with us and helping us

I am that I am

Greetings from The Springs! Praise the Lord that Mother Octavia Whitlock is back! She recently had knee surgery, but she is back in the house of the Lord, praising God and looking better that ever! If you missed the announcement, write this down. The next Women’s Conference,

Humane Society holding raffle with $10,000 grand prize

By Zachary Parker Staff Writer The Humane Society of Morgan County is holding a raffle with a total of only 200 tickets sold at $100 each, and a grand prize of $10,000 for the winner. Tickets for this raffle will directly benefit the Humane Society in Morgan

“The Lightning Thief” novel brought to life

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer Students from near and far traveled to the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center on Monday Nov 1 to watch Theatreworks actors bring the popular novel “The Lightning Thief” to life. The MMCC has partnered with Theatreworks to bring entertainment and fun to Morgan County. This

Madison Baptist Church Celebrates 180th Anniversary

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Madison Baptist Church, a pillar of the community, is set to celebrate its 180th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 9 with a special service at 10:30 a.m., featuring former longtime pastor Jim Ross delivering a sermon in honor of the church’s

Dancing with Madison’s Stars

By Jamison Hooks Staff Writer The highly anticipated Third Annual Dancing with Madison’s Stars is almost here. The event will be held on November 13, 2014 at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. This year, ten teams are practicing diligently as they perfect their two minute routines. “You do

Unemployment Shrinks in Morgan County

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Unemployment in Morgan County is down to 6 percent, following national trends in decreasing unemployment rates. Bob Hughes, president of the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce, elaborated on the shrinking unemployment rate in Morgan County. According to Hughes, the 6 percent unemployment

Woman gets 15 years in I–20 wreck

By Patrick Yost editor A Columbia, S.C. woman who struck a tow truck operator on Interstate 20 in April pled guilty last week to one count of DUI and one count serious injury by vehicle. Gladys Patricia McDaniel, 54, was sentenced to 15 years with three years

Last fallen trooper is memorialized

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick managing editor The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) held the last of 23 road dedications in two years honoring fallen troopers in Madison on Thursday, Oct. 23. A section of 441 south between the city limits of Madison and Eatonton was named for Fallen