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Cause for Cakes: Kylie Anderson sells homemade cakes to fund Outward Bound trip

By Stephanie Johns Staff Writer Rising Morgan County High School freshman Kylie Anderson, 13, baked a variety of pound cakes to send herself to camp this summer. “It’s pretty expensive to go,” she said. Between cake sales and donations, Anderson said she raised about $1,000 to attend

Columnist on zinnias: Something old is new again

By Stephanie Hudak Many years ago, after leaving the military, my husband and I moved into our first “home,” a duplex owned by an elderly Hungarian bachelor who maintained his small yard with pride. Along the entire side of the driveway he grew tulips in the spring

Mixed feelings about the rain

TriBee News By Rachel Harper We are still getting rain about every day– some people are getting BIG rains. I happened to think of Dog Days, but someone told me they don’t start until July 28. I really don’t have time this morning to check on all

Secrets that all dog owners need to know

Rutledge News By Carol Altznauer Cherokee Rose Ranch, the well-kept secret that all dog owners need to know about. Located off of Brownwood Road on Knight Road in Rutledge is a little gravel driveway that winds around until you reach the end, where Steve and Cindy Shell

Hilda Hollis Hanes

Hilda Hollis Hanes, 89, passed away at Summer’s Landing in Monroe Saturday, July 13, 2013. The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 15 at A. E. Carter Funeral Home located in Madison. Elder Gus Harter of Bethany Primitive Baptist Church officiated. Visitation was held

Mary Lou Davis Lang

Mary Lou Davis Lang, 72 of Madison, formerly of Buford and Fitzgerald, passed away July 11, 2013 after a long and valiant fight with breast cancer. She was born in Norcross and was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Nellie Davis and brothers Gene Davis

Church Homecoming, a favorite event, planned for July 28

    Sugar Creek News By Mae Buice Good Monday morning to you on this beautiful sun-shiney day. So thankful for another day to be able to get up and place my feet on the floor. How great is our God. What a beautiful place the Lord

“It’s amazing what prayer can do”

  Brownwood News By Margie Ward Sunday worship attendance was good, could have been better. Some were out due to sickness, work etc. We had several visitors, thank you for coming. Our visitors always add so much to our service hope you were blessed and encouraged by

Columnist: “Praise Him in advance”

Union Springs News By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from The Springs. I have to tell you a spirit of revival has overtaken our church and I wish that those who have not experienced it could come and see for themselves. It started about four weeks ago and

Huckleberry Finn-themed birthday water park!

Buckhead News By Linda Lovett Editor’s Note:  Buckhead News is written by Linda Lovett this week in place of Betty Moore’s news. It’s summertime on Lake Oconee. Two young brothers are celebrating their birthdays. Whatever shall their grandparents, Linda and Jason Lovett give them? How about a