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House Rep. Holt endorses Belton for his seat

By Nick Nunn staff writer State Representative Doug Holt, current representative for State House District 112, issued an endorsement for Dave Belton in the State House District 112 race this past Tuesday, June 3. “Dave offers the people of this district a public servant who is a

City tightens, clarifies Chamber of Commerce contracts

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council discussed two contracts between the city and the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce that will come up for a vote during the upcoming regular meeting of the council on June 9. The first contract discussed was the hotel/motel contract

Madison city council to establish Business Development Committee

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council discussed the creation of a Business Development Committee for the city of Madison during their May 30 work session. The council is expected to create the seven-member advisory committee, whose purpose is to assist both the city’s staff

Commissioners approve rezone request for Kelly Products’ farmers market project

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a request by Kelly Products on June 3, to rezone 47.56 acres located at 2620 Eatonton Highway in Madison from Agricultural (AG) to General Commercial (C2), with a stipulation that if the venture

FM radio station wants to make move to Madison

By Nick Nunn staff writer Craig Baker appeared before the Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) on Tuesday, June 3, to request their support in the purchase and relocation of the WLRR 100.7, a full service FM station, to Morgan County. The BOC unanimously voted to recommend

DDA’s Central of Georgia project heading into second phase

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA) discussed decisions regarding the development of the Central of Georgia Depot project as it enters its second phase. The discussion focused on whether the DDA will allow private enterprises to occupy the Depot once it

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On June 1 a burglary complaint was filed at a South Main Street location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone entered her apartment located on the third floor of a vacant house. Reports state that an orange purse, a checkbook, jewelry box, Wii game system,

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On June 1 an information report was filed at a Saffold Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man said another man backed a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser over his foot. The driver of the vehicle, reports state, had a suspended license but since the incident occurred

Dairy Queen opened on Eatonton Highway

Ding Dang! All you-know-what has flat broke loose! Honey, times they are a changin’! Hold on honey and get ready! First up, we had the big Dairy Queen open up on Eatonton Highway last Friday to record crowds! Susan Praugh of Madison even got in the line

Summer sights

The arrival of June has brought along with it many of the sights and sounds that are tied up most intimately with the season of summer. Fireflies fill the heavy air at twilight, and the (infernal) sound of crickets provide an extra blanket of white noise just