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Fannie Lee Heard Cannon

Fannie Lee Heard Cannon, 78, died August 21,2013. She was born in Morgan County on March 24, 1935 to Corry and Fannie Taylor Heard. She was affectionately known as “Sista” by all who knew her. She was a member of Little Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was

Alonzo Wadsworth Sumpter

Deacon Alonzo Wadsworth Sumpter died Friday, August 30, 2013. He was born September 21, 1922 to the late Samuel and Leona Crowdler Sumpter in Love Joy, Illinois. He joined the First Corinthian Baptist Church at an early age and began working in the vineyard of the Lord.

October a busy month at church

Union Springs October Calendar Choir Extravaganza Saturday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. African-American Museum Concert Oct. 24 Hallelujah Fest Oct.26, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Pastor’s Appreciation Day Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from The Springs! It is not too early to

“Quiet, country living” in Rutledge

Music in the Park David Clemens, guitar and vocals. This concert was previously rescheduled due to rain. This is the make-up performance. Friday, Sept. 13, 7-9 p.m. By Elizabeth Rockhill When we moved from Atlanta to Rutledge, I had some lifestyle adjustments to make and my friends in

Columnist: Where has this year gone?

New Apostles in Concert Sept. 14 at Sugar Creek Baptist Church, at the corner of Greensboro Highway (278) and Sugar Creek Church Road, 6 p.m. The public is invited. By Mae Buice Wow! Already September 2013. Where has this year gone? Seems only yesterday we were having a

Centennial hosts GriefShare group

By Tim Reed Let me share with you some things about GriefShare and how it could possibly be for you. You may ask…do I qualify for this program? Yes! GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a loved one. There are also other life situations that

A lesson in what Labor Day means: “Labor Day is a holiday honoring working people”

By Margie Ward Today being the first Sunday in September I was in the nursery at church therefore I do not have any news from the morning service. This being Labor Day weekend someone said to me just write about Labor Day. I got out the World

“We are thankful to have something to labor over…”

By Rachel Harper I hope everyone had a happy Labor Day and didn’t labor too hard! We enjoyed having our crowd along with Mama and Daddy over for some ribs and trimmings which everyone else brought. The menfolks worked the morning getting some cows feet trimmed and

Massacre in Morgan: November is the 200th anniversary of massacre of settlers by Creek Indians in Hard Labor Creek State Park

Where is the Grave? A marker had been placed by the grave of Mrs. Brantley (wrongly identified as her husband) and was seen at the park as late as the 1980s. The grave marker has since disappeared and the location of the grave is unknown. Anyone with information

Russell going back to HPC: Will again address plans for old Mapp-Gilmore building

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer More than a dozen citizens attended a meeting of the Merchants Hall Preservation Society (MHPS), held by Kathi Russell on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Madison Tea Room, to discuss the condition of Merchants Hall – formerly the Mapp-Gilmore Funeral Home, located