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MCHS Hoop Dogs compete in summer programs

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Several members of the Morgan County High School Hoop Dogs had the opportunity this summer to compete in regional and national programs. CJ Turman, Tookie Brown, Jaylin Ingram, and D’verious Brown were all chosen to participate in programs sponsored by Nike and

Hey, Coach!: This week we meet Charlemagne Gibbons, head coach of the Morgan Co. High School boys basketball team

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Charlemagne Gibbons was born in Montgomery, Ala. on Sept. 23, 1977. After graduating from Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Coach Gibbons attended Auburn University at Montgomery, where he played for the basketball team and eventually returned for a Master’s Degree

On health, aging and “The Medicine Man”

By Alvin Richardson There are some days when old age seems to be creeping up on me. On the other hand there are moments when it feels as if the speed at which I’m reaching advanced age is coming on like a runaway freight train. Throughout this

Firefly in the Sky: City’s Firefly Festival Kids’ Night Friday and Date Night Saturday

The City of Madison held their annual Firefly Festival in Town Park on Friday, July 26 (Kids’ Night) and Saturday, July 27 (Date Night). For complete coverage of the Firefly Festival, in photos, click here.

Morgan schools to hold beginning-of-the-year events

By Kathryn Schiliro Managing Editor Morgan County public school students begin the school year Thursday, Aug. 8, but Meet the Teacher and open house events start before and continue after that date. Morgan County Primary School (MCPS) will hold their Meet the Teacher date on Wednesday, Aug.

Alfonso Adams August 6, 1947 – July 27, 2013

Funeral services for Alfonso Adams, son of the late Evelyn B. Adams Sr. and Mrs. Parthenia Adams will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1628 Godfrey Road, Eatonton. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m.

Ganelle “Nell” Cronic Porter

Nell Cronic Porter, 85 of Buckhead, died Monday, July 29, 2013. She was born April 21, 1928 in Buckhead to William Hillary Cronic and Bunie Bell Cronic. She was married to the late William “Bill” Daniel Porter. They raised their four children on the family farm in

John Marshall Givens

John M. Givens died peacefully July 23, 2013 after complications related to a stroke at the age of 72. He was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi on August 30, 1940.He was preceded in death by his parents Siller Wilkinson Givens and Marshall Givens. He is survived by his

Ushers and Greeters’ Anniversary

Union Springs News By. T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from The Springs. Guess who graduated on Tuesday, July 30, from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science, Integrative Studies Degree in Leadership and Communication? That would be none other than Gary Marneze Walker! Now that was a

The pursuit of happiness: You “get it” or you don’t

Rutledge News By Joan Ekstrom Rutledge has a slogan: “Rutledge… Small but Special.” And when you visit Rutledge you either “get it” or you don’t. The folks who “get it” come back again and again. I believe part of the reason is the small and simple things