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Maine Questions: Morgan County Primary School students take to Skype to speak with Maine residents, ask questions and meet a lobster

Facts about Maine Maine gets about 8-12 inches of snow at a time. Georgia and Maine share the same state insect: the honeybee. Maine state cat is (surprise!) the Maine Coon. Maine is smaller than Georgia, land-wise, but has a larger population. Temperatures in Maine vs. Georgia differ by

Gardening columnist Stephanie Hudak: “Natives versus aliens”

Native Plant Ideas for your Yard Trees Red maples, river birch, American beech, oaks (white, pin, willow, live), white ash and sweet gum Borders and beds Asclepias (milkweeds), Joe Pye Weed Grasses Panicums For the birds and the bees Serviceberry trees, blueberry bushes By Stephanie Hudak Hair

Tips on how to improve focus, concentration in children

By Dr. Haley Lance A new school year is underway. Along with waking up early and homework, comes getting into a routine. For many kids, the transition to waking up, sleeping, eating, and concentrating on schedule can be a difficult one. Many of these problems resolve themselves

Obituary: Robert Henry Litz

Robert Henry Litz, known by all as “Bob,” died on September 13, 2013 of lung disease at the age of 72. He was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and has lived in Madison for the past 23 years after marrying his wife Rebecca Holland Litz, known

Obituary: Mable Leonard

Mable Leonard, 86, of Eatonton, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. She was born in Eatonton Sept. 7, 1927 to the late Charlie Croma Carnes and the late Chapel Waters Carnes. Mrs. Leonard attended Harmony Baptist Church and enjoyed spending her early days outdoors with horses, and

Obituary: Betty Walton Johnston

Betty Johnston, 92, of Madison, died September 14, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was a homemaker and wife to the late Raymond Johnston. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in her yard and garden. She loved to help others. She and

Obituary: Billy Edwards

Billy Edwards, 90, of Social Circle, died September 23, 2013. He was the son of the late Samuel and Ruby Edwards. He was born February 14, 1923 in Sandy Cross, Georgia. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps. He served in the Pacific

Obituary: Edgar Franklin Cape, Madison

Frank Cape, 76, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013. A lifelong resident of Morgan County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Cape and Gladys Gilbert Roland and was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Roland and Ricky Cape. Mr. Cape was a U.S.

Obituary: Almedia Brown Hinesley Smith

Almedia Smith, 82, of Buckhead, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. She was a native of Oconee County. She was born December 26, 1930 to Jake and Sadie Shannon Brown. She was married Wilbur Hinesley who preceded her in death and later was married to Earl Smith. Mrs.

Obituary: Fred William Arnold

Fred Arnold, 87 of Madison, died September 23, 2013. He was a native of Kokomo, Indiana. He was born August 24, 1926 to Glenn and Kitty Belle Mayo Arnold. After high school he joined the United States Army serving in World War II and after the war