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Columnist travels to Los Angeles: Clash of the cultures

I send you greetings from the left coast of our good old USA. To be a little more specific my actual location is sunny, glitzy Los Angeles where the stars are out even in the daytime and where, as I’ve discovered, a distinctly different culture exists. Some

Summer Supremacy: MCHS varsity Dogs sweep Athens League Tournament

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Diamond Dogs came out of the Athens League tournament last week unscathed, as the undefeated champions of the tournament. After a first-round forfeiture by Jackson County, the Dogs beat Commerce Monday afternoon 11-6 before taking on Oconee County twice in the

Marlins head swim camp, prepare to host regional

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Recreation Department held their last in a series of summer half day camps last week with a swim camp, which was instructed by Coach Andy Dunston, Chris Sides, and members of the Morgan County Marlins swim team. This week,

Coach Joshua Reeves owns a lot of shoes

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Joshua Michael Reeves was born in Thomaston on June 25, 1982, and raised in Concord. He attended Pike County High School in Zebulon, where he played baseball and basketball. Coach Reeves began his undergraduate studies at Gordon College but graduated from the

Mite-y All-Stars make state

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Mite (ages 9-10) All-Star team swept opponents from Greene and Putnam counties last week, earning them a spot in the 2013 Georgia Park and Recreation Association state championship, which will take place in Screvens County July 11-13. Last Monday,

Local zoo? Vaden, Killmer get nod from county Planning Commission for zoo proposal

By Stephanie Johns Staff Writer Morgan County may get its own zoo, thanks to two business partners: Michael Vaden and Bill Killmer. Vaden currently raises exotic birds such as hornbills, cranes, jays, toucans, kookaburras, and storks, at his aviary in south Morgan County off of Highway 83.

Dairy duties mean milking your vacation if you can

TriBee News By Rachel Harper I had an early deadline this week; this past Friday to be exact, so the news is a little scarce!  I just hope I remember to do it again this coming weekend! Everyone is busy going on vacation or getting ready to

Helianthus annus blooms bright

Rutledge News By Nicole Tilde The Sunflower Farm Festival scheduled for this weekend has me thinking about flowers and their myths and meanings. Why were the Greeks so melodramatic with that old story of Clytie, the young girl who turned into a sunflower while swooning over Apollo?

Best of the Best: Red, white and blueberries

  By Cathy Best Flags, John Philip Sousa, fireworks, barbeques, picnics and hand-shaking politicians are all the makings for an Independence Day celebration. Whether it’s a community event, lakeside gathering or entertaining family in the backyard, July 4th reminds me of what it means to live in

VBS has good turnout and fellowship

Brownwood News By Margie Ward This has been a very good week of Vacation Bible School at Brownwood; so far the average attendance has been 45 children along with several adults every night. Friday night the commencement service will be held afterwards and everyone will enjoy ice