By Nancy Darby My grandma quilted. Did yours? Her hands never stayed still. I still remember her sitting through the evening watching “Gunsmoke” and piecing her quilts. I never was interested in her craft until long after she was gone and I was well into my 40s.
By Mae Buice I am truly having the worst time getting this article started today, been in a stupor for several days, but I will put something together. You might want to call it “shell shock.” Sundays are always beautiful days regardless of what goes on outside.
By Margie Ward Attendance on Sunday morning was good we were glad to see some of the older members back after being out for different reasons. We were blessed as several visitors came to worship with us. We pray they received a blessing and were encouraged by
By Betty Moore Well it seems that we must be into an early fall. Our oak tree leaves are falling. I dread it when they all fall. There are several trees in the yard with large leaves. That really makes for a huge mess. I usually let
By Rachel Harper What a beautiful, beautiful morning on this Monday morning! It was 59 degrees when I came into the kitchen; fall is beginning to fill the air. There was another big, thick fog on this past Thursday, Aug. 22, that I did see. So, I think we will definitely
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Down there near the southern extremes of Morgan County near the Jasper County border, there’s a secret that remained hidden in the woods for generations. It wasn’t murder, and it wasn’t scandal. In fact, it was the beginning of Georgia’s industrial revolution,
By Stephanie Hudak Through these columns I have been telling you how important it is to refer to the botanical names of plants so that you get the right one when you are at the nursery and, more importantly, so that you know what will successfully grow
By Hannah Bumgarner In July 2013 I took a trip to the other side of the world, where I visited the Kingdom of Cambodia. I went with a group of students from around the United States. We were part of a global citizenship school called Students Shoulder
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer After considering a precinct consolidation plan that would reduce the number of voting precincts to five from the current 11, the Morgan County Board of Elections and Registration (BOER) voted 3-1 in favor of adopting a seven-precinct plan. The adopted plan aligns
By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Aug. 13 meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), concerns were expressed about missing windows on the Mapp-Gilmore building at 200 West Washington Street. Marti Jessup, chair of the HPC, stated that open spaces in the building, such as the