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Columnist urges readers: Never doubt the power of God

Union Springs News By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from The Springs. I know. There is a burning question that you want to ask me. Where has Minister Derrick Worrell been lately? All over the place! In the month of June he preached first and third Sundays at

Ladies hold patriotic tourney

Madison News By Monaray Powers The Ladies Golf Association at The Creek at Hard Labor held their patriotic Golf Tournament Tuesday, June. 25. A very interesting format using red, white, blue and gold tee boxes was used. All players dressed in Patriotic colors. Winners were Flight 1:

Weather seems to be hot topic of conversation today

Sugar Creek News By Mae Buice I think I heard the weather report that we were going to have more rain. So what else is new? Have you ever known a summer this wet for this long? I don’t think I have. Seems the weather is the

So many birthdays on and around the Fourth of July

Buckhead News By Betty Moore Happy birthday to Gail Wade! Her birthday was July 3. Her family celebrated with her at her home. Then on July 4 they were all there to celebrate the festivities at the fire department. They had an enjoyable time and so did

July heat and drought bring new tasks to the garden

By Stephanie Hudak July normally brings us unrelenting heat and days on end with no rain, but as I write this the weather man is reporting that we will have a continuous line of storms coming our way, probably even as you are reading this. Too much

Flower power: Rutledge’s Sunflower Farm Festival last weekend draws 6,000-plus

By Dianne Lively Yost Staff Writer More than 6,000 people gathered for music, zip lines, crafts, food and sunflowers this past weekend to celebrate the 12th annual Sunflower Farm Festival, one of Morgan County’s most successful festivals. “We had an awesome festival,” said organizer Wes Holt. “With the

Commission OKs Sanford’s Madison development: Proposal now goes before Madison council for approval

By Stephanie Johns Staff Writer Members of the Morgan County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of changes to an existing Planned Residential District (PRD) in Madison that includes all properties in Town Walk Circle. Commissioner Scott Campbell, who serves on the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Depot

Man dies in bush hog accident: 80-year-old man struck and killed while mowing on incline

By Patrick Yost Editor An 80-year-old Morgan County man died tragically last Friday while running a bush hog on McNair Lane. According to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports, George McNair, McNair Lane, Madison, was found dead by his wife at approximately 12:30 p.m. Reports state that McNair

City council writes off more than $185,000 in utilities

By Stephanie Johns Staff Writer During their special called meeting last Friday morning, members of the Madison City Council voted to write off a total of $185,414.16 in utilities. Madison Finance Officer Karen Guinn said this amount represents uncollected money from part of 2010 through May of

Memories of Ye Olde Colonial shared; restaurant closed Saturday

Former staffer shares memories I had the joy of working for the Cunningham family at Ye Olde Colonial while in high school and college. My fondest memories are about the people I had the opportunity to meet during my time at the restaurant. We had lots of