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Woman indicted in fatal accident: Grandmother had eight drugs in her system

By Patrick Yost, Editor A 51-year-old Monroe woman was indicted by a Morgan County Grand Jury last week on two counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree in a Jan. 28 wreck that claimed the life of her 4-year-old grandson. Cynthia Lynn Miller was also

Hicky, Crawford to square off in race for Madison’s District 2: Candidate John Stratton Hicky is serving on the city’s Historic Preservation Commission

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer John Stratton Hicky has announced that he is running for the District 2 seat on the Madison City Council. Hicky, a native of Madison and graduate of Morgan County High School, studied at the United States Naval Academy before serving for 22

Hicky, Crawford to square off in race for Madison’s District 2: Bobby Crawford has experience on the council

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Robert D. Crawford is running for the Madison City Council District 2 seat. Crawford, a native of Morgan County, was born in Buckhead in 1938 and moved to Madison with his family, where he attended the Madison Elementary School, which is now

Grand Jury indicts Moss, McCullough in beating, robbery of 70-year-old: Moss led officials on two-day manhunt prior to his capture

By Patrick Yost, Editor Kaleb Jordan Moss, 18, and David Gunner McCullough, 19, were both indicted for three counts of aggravated battery, one count aggravated assault, one count robbery and one count burglary in the beating and robbery of a 70-year-old Bostwick man by a Morgan County

System plan to save money on non-certified employees’ healthcare coverage

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor Morgan County School System administration is working on a plan to minimize the amount of financial stress caused by the state requirement that local systems pick up half of the cost of non-certified employees’ healthcare coverage. Through fiscal year (FY) 2011, the

Sink your teeth into locally filmed vampire show beginning in October

By Dianne Lively Yost, Staff Writer The Originals, a spin-off of The CW’s popular Vampire Diaries series, has been filming in Madison over the summer delighting Morgan County fans. Much of the filming has taken place at Oak House, owned by Pat and Natalie Reems, located in

System up for reaccreditation

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor The Morgan County School System is once again up for accreditation by AdvancED, the parent company of the more commonly known SACS, or Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Work on the reaccreditation process, which happens every five years, has already begun

Pearson joins Godfrey’s team

Staff Reports As one door closed, another opened for former Southern States Manager Walt Pearson. Pearson, a 14-year veteran with Southern States prior to the company closing the Madison location, was recently hired to manage fertilizer, seed and chemical operations at Madison’s Godfrey’s Feed and Seed, East

DA Fred Bright is “DA of the Year”

Staff Reports Fred Bright, district attorney, Ocmulgee Judicial District, was recently named “District Attorney of the Year” by the District Attorneys Association of Georgia. Bright, who has served as the Ocmulgee Judicial District Attorney for the past 19 years, was honored by the association at its summer

The Boss

By Nick Nunn We’ve all had bosses that we don’t like and don’t respect in the least. However, the one thing about a boss is, while you’re at work, you just have to listen to them. …as long as you want to keep your job, that is.