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Morgan County track team starts off their 2014 season at North Oconee HS meet

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) track team began its 2014 season last Tuesday, March 4, with a meet at North Oconee High School. The boys’ and girls’ teams placed third and fourth, respectively, boasting two event winners, five runners up, and

MS Soccer dominates Cousins, Social Circle

By Leila Dycus intern This week the Middle School Soccer teams had two intense games taking on Cousins and Social Circle. On Wednesday March 5 the Morgan County Middle School soccer teams traveled to Newton County to take on Cousins Middle School. The girls were first up

MC JV soccer ties with Hart County

By Leila Dycus intern After a win over Hart County at home last week the MCHS JV Soccer team traveled to Hart to play on their field. On Wednesday, March 5, the JV Soccer Bulldogs traveled to Hart County. For the team this week’s game resulted in

MCHS soccer defeats Putnam at home

By Leila Dycus intern Morgan County and Putnam County have a newfound soccer rivalry and this year’s home match was a display of the challenge. The MCHS Varsity soccer team faced Putnam County on Wednesday March 5 at home. Coach Brandon York foreshadowed the game calling it

City considers $1.6 million water plant

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison City Council voted to move forward with loan applications for funding through Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) to renovate and update the Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant so the facility can handle the entire city’s water treatments, transforming the Northside

top dogs!

  State Champions: The Morgan County High School basketball team poses Monday morning with their trophy and medals after winning the state championship with a stunning defeat of Buford Saturday at the Macon Centreplex. For more on the team, see our expanded coverage on pages A1, A6

S’No make up days for weather

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) approved Superintedent Ralph Bennett’s recommendation to forgo adding school days or equivalent time to make-up for the six cancelled school days due to inclement weather during the week of Jan.y 27 and the week

Patsy Harris to run for state House seat

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Patsy Harris, 63, as announced her candidancy for the District 112 State Represenative race this November. She is the only Democratic candidate to join the race thus far. The District 112 positon represents all of Morgan County and half of Newton

DDA to sell five West Washington St. lots

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA) plans to sell five property tracts in the West Washington Street Gateway. A for sale notice for the tracts was published on March 6, and the DDA members discussed the conditions for the sale of

MCHS Robotics team hosting first–ever cycling fundraiser

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Robotics Team is hosting its first annual cycling fundraiser, RoboRide 2014, on April 26, at 9a.m. It’s $40 ahead of time to sign up for the event. According to Robotics Team Press Release, the RoboRide