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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 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

Bulldogs ready to set the record straight with Elbert

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Coming off of what Malone described as “a terrible whipping,” the Morgan County Bulldogs got back to a routine of successful practices Monday morning, preparing to take on the Elbert County Blue Devils this Friday in Elberton. Elbert County has a 3-2

No break for jocks

By Nick Nunn I only realized that this week is Fall Break for the Morgan County School System on Monday, when I headed to the high school for my weekly interview with Coach Bill Malone. Yep. It was about 2:30 Monday afternoon, and I came slowly over

Back to back: Lady Dogs head to third round of playoffs with consecutive wins over Hart

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Lady Dogs softball team advanced to the third round of the 8-AAA region playoffs after beating Hart County in back-to-back games Monday night. After a close 6-5 win over Hart in the first game of

MCHS Swim Dogs will hold tryouts next week

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Swim Dogs will be holding tryouts for the team on Monday, Oct. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Morgan County Aquatic Center. During the tryouts, swimmers will be required to swim freestyle uninterrupted for

Sweet victory: Senior Night ends in triple win for Spike Dogs

By Leila Dycus, Intern On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Spike Dogs’ annual Senior Night, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity volleyball team took to their home court to play three teams: East Jackson, Athens Christian and North Oconee. The stands were “packed,” the team’s seniors said,