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Spooky Fall Fest

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Downtown Rutledge was overrun with ghouls, goblins, superheroes, and other beloved iconic characters during the city’s annual Spooky Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. On a perfect Fall day, dozens of families celebrated in the downtown square while children showed off


Thursday, October 30 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, October 31 • Madison Christian Church, 1871 Atlanta Hwy, is hosting its first “Trunk or Treat” on October 31 from 5:30-7:30PM.  The church will host a safe trick-or-treat venue for families

YoungLife hosts annual fundraising supper

By Dianne Lively Yost Staff Writer Nearly 150 people gathered at the First Methodist Church Annex in Madison Monday night to learn more about Young Life of Morgan County and to help support the organization financially. According to the group’s overview, Young Life has been active in

Golden Ghoul Awards exceed fundraising goal

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor   Photo By: Jack Meyer The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art’s (STMA) Poster Parody Contest, which culminated with the Golden Ghoul Awards on Oct. 25, raked in a whopping $7,448, exceeding the organizers’ goal of $6500. The full total raised has

Greenspace Conservation Commission ends month with highly anticipated Fall Fete

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer The Greenspace Conservation Commission (GCC) is ending the month with their highly anticipated Fall Fete. The commission made final preparations for their upcoming Fall Fete on October 28 at Round Bowl Springs Park at 5:30. Additionally, the commission is looking for a new

A Survivor’s Story

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Beth O’Neill, the chief nursing officer at Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH), was diagnosed in May with an aggressive form of breast cancer. O’Neill has decided share her fight against breast cancer with the public in order to raise awareness and stand

Beautiful fall days in Morgan County

A beautiful fall day here in Morgan County. In some areas the trees are losing their leaves other trees are coated in beautiful colors. This is a beautiful time of the year when God gets out his paint brush and does Hi magic. Service was good on Sunday

Snow babies are making their grand appearance

Do you remember back in February when we had the ice storm and then Valentine’s was right in there with it, too?  Well, here we are 9 months from then and can you guess what is happening now??  All of those snow babies are making their grand

Community events at Centennial

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines community as “a group of people who live in the same area.”  You could also say that a community is a group of neighbors. When I was a kid growing up in Elberton, we had neighbors that were more like family. Our backyards

Let’s not forget the time change on November 2

Let’s not forget the time change on November 2. It won’t affect us. We get up when we want to unless we have an appointment that’s early. John and Gail Wade spent a few days in the mountains. The Buckhead Baptist Church will have a men’s breakfast