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MCHS softball: MCHS Lady Dogs are 2-2 in region

  By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School Lady Dogs beat region opponents Oconee County 9-4 and Elbert County 12-1 but lost to Franklin County 0-6, which brought their region record for the year to 2-2. The Lady Dogs also beat AAAAA powerhouse Greenbriar

Spike Dogs win against Jefferson, Walnut Grove, Prince Avenue

By Leila Dycus, Intern Home games tend to bring out the best in teams, and that was the case for the Morgan County High School varsity volleyball team this week. “I feel like tonight we won all of our games, all of our matches, and we put

MCMS softball: Season begins after first game postponed

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer On Aug. 20, the Morgan County Middle School softball team played their first game of the 2013 season against Youth Middle School, losing a close 6-7 game in seven innings. The season should have begun with a game against Carver Middle School

Strong support: Morgan Memorial Auxiliary’s Festival of Friends raises $28,000-plus

The annual Festival of Friends, hosted by the Morgan Memorial Auxiliary on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, raised more than $28,000 in proceeds to go to funding equipment for Morgan Memorial Hospital. The event begins with a physician-sponsored cocktail party at the James Madison Conference Center and then

Evening of Music

  Friday evening, Aug. 23, 2013, was a night of music in Madison and Morgan County. Big Al & the Old Timers performed in downtown Rutledge, Good Vibrations Band at Madison Variety Works and The Squirrelheads at Madison’s Perk Avenue. Photos by Jesse Walker Click here to

James Brantley Vanwhy

James Brantley Vanwhy, 27, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, formerly of Madison, died Thursday, August 22, 2013.  Born on May 20, 1986 in Augusta, he was the son of Jerry and Vicky Lynn Malcom Vanwhy of Madison.  In 2004 he graduated from Morgan County High School, where he

Imagene Thorson Lively: Sept. 11, 1924 – Aug. 25, 2013

Imagene Thorson Lively passed away Sunday. Mrs. Lively was born in Madison, Ala., the daughter of the late Roy William Thorson and Bertha Elizabeth Trietsch Thorson. She was preceded in death by her beloved sister, Mary Emma Thorson McCrary; and brothers, Trietsch Thorson and Wayne Thorson. Imagene

Mildred Newsom Hadden

Mildred Newsom Hadden, 94 of Madison, died August 23, 2013. She was the daughter of James and Mary Atkinson Newsom. She was born April 24, 1919 in Morgan County. She was married to Leroy Hadden Sr. who preceded her in death. Mrs. Hadden spent most of her

Porter Ray Sanford

Ray Sanford, 72 of Greshamville, died August 25, 2013. He was a native of Cordova, Ala. He was born March 14, 1941 to Porter and Sarah Clement Sanford. He was retired from Sweetheart Plastics. He also sent several years working for Denon Digital. He was a member

Jane Munnerlyn Carter

Jane Munnerlyn Carter (Gran), 84, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2013 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. Jane Morris Munnerlyn was born January 15, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida to Margaret Springs Munnerlyn and Benjamin Munnerlyn. She was raised in