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Paranormal investigators to examine three Madison sites

Downtown Paranormal Investigations For establishing a ghost tour of the downtown Madison commercial area. About 15 investigators from East Georgia Paranormal Society. Three locations: old Madison Hardware, lower floor of Merchants Hall, one undisclosed. By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor In an effort to establish a ghost, er, haunted

Director updates commission on state of DFCS in area

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Kelly Beasley, Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) director for Morgan, Greene, Oconee, and Jasper Counties, spoke to the Morgan County Board of Commissioners during their Oct. 3 meeting. Beasley gave an overview of the benefits issued by the Morgan County

Hudson painting thought lost returned

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor Christie Hudson didn’t think she’d ever see her late husband, Gary’s, painting again. The artwork, the canvas of which is taller than the average person, was completed in 2003, shortly after the couple came to Madison and repurposed the old Farmers Hardware

Save a Mountie

By Nick Nunn What do you do if you find yourself near a moose, who happens to be swimming nearby while you are riding downriver in a boat? One Canadian man decided back in July that the appropriate thing to do is to hop out of the

Thanks for work on Mannington expansion

By Bob Hughes, Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce President I want to thank all of the team members who helped make the Mannington Mills expansion here a reality. Economic Development has always been a team sport and Madison-Morgan County has a great team in place. I want

Morin on “Counting, government-style”

By Greg Morin As Obamacare looms nigh small employers such as myself who are near the margins of the 50 employee threshold of being an “applicable large employer for Section 4980H” have found it necessary to waste time and money just trying to figure out if we

HealthCare.gov: Let’s go shopping!

By Patsy Harris Ever been to Walmart on Black Friday, that amazing shopping day after Thanksgiving? We did last year, just for the entertainment. And entertaining it was. The store was totally crammed with people going after those long-awaited Christmas bargains. The line for every register stretched

“Who are those people?

By Fred Johnson Who are those people who erected barriers to keep World War II veterans from visiting an outdoor World War II memorial? They are the same people who closed the Lincoln Memorial, the parking lots at privately owned Mount Vernon, who attempted to close the

Law Enforcement: Oct. 10, 2013 edition

Madison Police Department On October 5 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonon Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his workshop and removed a 2003 Yamaha 225 dirt bike. The man said that access to the shop had been gained through a

Stranglehold: Morgan County falls to North Oconee 56-14

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Bulldogs suffered their first loss of the 2013 season last Friday night to region opponent, the North Oconee Titans, 56-14. The Bulldogs weren’t able to tack on their first points until the third quarter, when