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Jackson Bailey: Simple man with a big vision

Rutledge News By Joan Ekstrom There is a local talent you should know, if you haven’t already heard about him, you may have seen his work. If you have ever crossed the Railroad tracks coming into downtown Rutledge and looked to your right, you have seen his

Biting the hand

By Nick Nunn A federal court judge will soon rule on the question of whether or not the anti-trust suit Ed O’Bannon, former UCLA baseball star, has filed against the NCAA should be considered a class-action lawsuit. Although the fine legal points of the suit would probably

There’s a Redd House over yonder, that’s where the seniors eat

Sugar Creek News By Mae Buice Summer is here, and I have lost most of it. All I can think of, I’ll be wearing winter clothes before I get to really wear summer things, but hopefully all this will soon be taken care of and I can

Mat Dogs complete summer schedule

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Last Thursday, the Morgan County High School Mat Dogs held their last duals of the season. In addition to the Dogs, who hosted the event, the match included teams from Social Circle, Dublin, Westside, Central, and West Laurens. The summer schedule competitions,

Robert E. Long

Robert E.  Long, 82, of McDonough died Saturday, June 22, 2013.  He was born in Madison to Homer Reid and Ella Iomie Moss Long. Mr. Long is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Wank Long, McDonough; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Long Laky, Myersville, MD; son, Robert

Harrison B. Stone Jr.

Harrison B. Stone Jr, 87, of Madison, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013. A native of Pickens County, Mr. Stone was the son of the late Harrison B. Stone Sr. and Donie Brooks Stone and was preceded in death by his wife, Nera Mae West Stone. He

Imogene Moon Martin

Imogene Moon Martin, 96, of Madison, died June 19, 2013. She was born May 26, 1917 in Walton County to James and Jessie Whitley Moon. She was married to the late John Boline Martin. She was a homemaker and spent her life caring for others. Mrs. Martin

Annual Bulldog Basketball Camp

  By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Last week, the Morgan County basketball program hosted the Bulldog Basketball Camp for young athletes between the ages of seven and 13. Fifty-five participants attended the camp, which took place between 8 a.m. and noon from Monday to Friday of last

Bobby Lamar Ervin

Bobby Lamar Ervin, 63, of Madison died June 15, 2013. He was the son of the late Joe and Georgia Belle Brown Ervin. He worked in the logging business and landscape maintenance. He is survived by a sister Joyce Christine Leitch and a number of nieces and

James Richard Wood Jr.

Jim Wood, 76, of Madison died June 17, 2013. He was born in Rush Springs, Oklahoma on May 26, 1937 to James and Margie Wood. He worked as a machinist at Georgia Pacific until retirement in 2004. He was married to Jan H. Jenkins. Mr. Wood enjoyed