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“Socialism” is not too strong

By Dave Belton, Vice Chair, Morgan County GOP “The buck stops here,” said President Harry Truman. Not with this president, who’s blaming everyone but himself for the failure of his signature issue. “If you like your health plan, you can keep it,” said Obama. Well… no. Actually,

Madison Police Department

On October 22 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Maple Street location. According to reports, a woman stated that while she was eating dinner a man called the residence and asked her to step outside. The woman said when she stepped outside the man beat

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On October 28 a 16-year-old male student was arrested and charged with disruption of the operation of a school at Crossroads School, East Washington Street. According to reports, the student allegedly came to school and became loud and disruptive and made threatening statements towards another student. On

Biz Buzz: Shake it on over to Dancing with the Stars Nov. 14!

Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Hummm. . . . This ain’t right! It’s K.C. and the Sunshine Band! Somebody’s done turned it up! Way up! Everybody get on the floor. Let’s Dance. Don’t fight .. the feelin’ give yourself a chance. Shake-Shake-Shake. Shake-Shake-Shake. Shake your booty! Shake

School’s performance measures better than last year’s in many areas

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor Morgan County High School (MCHS) Principal Dr. Jim Malanowski was “quite pleased with the results” of performance measures comparing last school year’s students with students from the 2011-2012 school year. Information presented to the county Board of Education (BOE) at their Oct.

Marching Dogs take second in ‘Heart of Georgia’ contest

By Leila Dycus, Intern Marching bands from across the state gathered this past weekend for the Heart of Georgia Marching Festival, and among them was the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Marching Band. On Saturday, Oct. 26, the MCHS marching band traveled to Warner Robins High School.

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Parents learn about MAP assessment

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor About 10 parents were in attendance for the county Board of Education’s monthly meeting, held at the high school on Oct. 14, to hear a discussion of the newly implemented Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, assessments. MAP assessments are given to

Offense back on track for Senior Night game

By Nick Nunn, Staff writer After the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs capped off their 49-18 over Franklin County last Friday night, the stands and sidelines cleared out at a rather brisk pace due to the cool weather. Even MCHS Head Football Coach Bill Malone was

Lady Dogs lose in second round of AAA playoffs

  By Nick Nunn, staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity softball team played the Buford High School Wolves last Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the second round of the AAA state playoffs. Morgan County lost twice in the doubleheader, 0-11 and 7-15. The season-ending losses leave