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Board of Health, state wants students more active during school day

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick managing editor The Morgan County Board of Health is collaborating with the Morgan County Elementary School (MCES) to implement a statewide health initiative pushed by Governor Nathan Deal for all Georgia elementary schools to adopt Deal’s program, the Georgia SHAPE Power Up for

Madison Police Department

On November 10 Colby Shimoun Jamison, 28, Marietta, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and speeding. According to reports, Jamison was stopped on Interstate 20 at 1:40 a.m. for allegedly driving 90 mph. While the officer was attempting to make a traffic stop, reports state,

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On November 8 Lindsey Morgan Anderson, 22, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a seat belt violation after she was stopped while allegedly driving without a seat belt. Reports state that an officer located a small amount of suspected marijuana in a plastic

2014 Campaign Ends on a High Note

By Alvin Richardson Staff Writer Senior kicker Andrew Bishop booted a game winning forty four yard field goal with 1.4 seconds remaining Friday night to lift the Morgan County Bulldogs to a rousing 45-42 win in the season finale. Ironically it was a similar kick by Oconee

MCMS Basketball defeats Clarke Middle

By Zachary Parker Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School Boys Basketball team beat Clarke Middle 38-31 in the Saturday, Nov. 8 preseason home game. “We played with a good intensity,” said Coach Milfred Franklin. “We got a little over-excited at times as it was our first

Morgan County Middle School Wrestling Begins

By Zachary Parker Staff Writer Middle School Wrestlers are off to a good start this season. Morgan County Middle School finished third at Georgia Military College’s Middle School Takedown Tournament Saturday, Nov. 8. Morgan County brought fifteen wrestlers to the tournament and eight of them placed. Griffin

Morgan County High School SwimDogs compete

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Morgan County High School SwimDogs finished sixth, out of 15 competing high school swim teams, at an invitational competition held the University of Georgia in Athens on Nov. 8. According to Susan Courchaine, coach of the swim team, the stand

Morgan County Cross Country finishes 9th at State

By Zach Parker Staff Writer Morgan County High School’s girls Cross Country team came in 9th place in Saturday’s AAA State Cross Country meet in Carrollton, Ga. with an average time of 23:59.23. Lakashia Willis finished first for Morgan County in 38th place overall, with a time

MCHS Cheerleaders advancing to State Competition

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Competition Cheerleading squad took first place at last weekends Region Competition at Dawson County High School. This first place win gave MCHS an automatic pass to day two at the State Competition in Columbus on Saturday Nov

Historically Speaking

By Alvin Richardson Staff Writer Sixty Years Ago (1954 Season) Charlie Brake’s first team at Morgan County went 8-2 with losses to Thomson (27-13) and Washington-Wilkes (13-7). Brake’s squad was led by stalwarts such as Snooks Saye, Toy and Roy Sims, Bobby Mason, Frank Eaton, Jack Blackwell,