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St. Paul AME hold community dinner

By Nick Nunn staff writer St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church held its first annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, June 7. The even was open to the community, and aimed to raise funds for its new child-care operation starting in several months. “Whosoever will come, let

Chamber’s Bob Hughes selected for state chamber board of directors

By Nick Nunn staff writer Bob Hughes, president and economic development director for the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce, has accepted the invitation to serve on the board of the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE). He will start on July 1 of this year. “I

Tasty treats

Back when I was in the early stages of the public school system – you know, when life was super easy and great and you had no idea that there would be a point in your time on this earth that 30-minute naps weren’t mandated each and

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On June 5 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Budget Inn Motel, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man stated that at 3 a.m. he heard someone “jiggling” the locks on his motel room door. Officers did not find anyone but did determine that the complainant

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On June 9 an argument complaint was filed at a Prospect Road location. According to reports, a man met a deputy at the end of a driveway and alleged that his brother was drunk and was both waking he and his mother and had threatened both with

BOE welcomes new MCMS principal, Darrell Stephens, during June board meeting

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) introduced the new Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) principal, Darrell Stephens at the June 9 monthly meeting. “We want to welcome Darrell Stephens to our community,” said Ralph Bennett, superintendent. According to Stephens, his goal

BOE tables transfer request

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) temporarily tabled a request for the transfer of Brett Bell, who was hired for a position at Morgan County Middle School (MCMS), to fill a social studies position at Morgan County High School (MCHS). The

Mat Dogs host first summer home meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer After starting their summer season at Rockdale last week the Morgan County wrestlers took to their own gym hosting a set of matches for teams from around the area. “Generally there wasn’t much of a difference from last week. They still had

Boys and Girls Club holds golf fundraiser tourney

By Leila Dycus staff writer Hard Labor Creek Golf Course hosted a whole new group of players this week as the Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club hosted their latest fundraiser The Hope and Promise Tournament. “It’s important because it keeps the doors open, more and more non-profits

Summer basketball begins for Morgan County Middle School

By Leila Dycus staff writer Basketball is back at MCMS. This past weekend marked the first Summer Saturday games for Morgan County youth. “This is a great opportunity for kids to be active during the summer time learning about playing basketball and having fun while doing it,”