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Georgia Mountain Fair and fresh vegetables

We were skeptical of last Tuesday’s weather, and rescheduled our mountain trip for Wednesday.  Almost everyone that had planned to go Tuesday went Wednesday, and were not drenched by downpours.  We saw Ronnie McDowell instead of John Conlee, but Ronnie put on a good show, and we

Trick or Trot and Spooky Fall Fest October 25th

Tim Ferguson columnist Autumn, the season that comes between summer and winter, also known as fall in the astronomical year, that period between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice, began September 23. Fall is the season in the Northern Temperate Zone in which many trees lose

Be the change you want to see in people

Margie Ward columnist Attendance was very good for worship service, we welcome all visitors that were present inviting all of them to come be with us again as God leads. All visitors are always a Blessing to us. Our service was opened with prayer by Anthony Cottrell,

Right side of history…

Dr. Michael Stovall, Columnist P14:26 teaches, “In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence, and his children will have refuge.” When Solomon writes of “fear of the Lord” he means an awe andrespect for God. We find ourselves in many circumstances of life asking, “What am I supposed to do? How am

I thank God for His gift of friendship

Betty Moore, Columnist Everybody that knew Michael Walters was so shocked when they learned of his sudden death. I did not personally know him, but knew his twin brother. His brother Mark, was married to the daughter of the daughter of the late Beverly Sigman, who was

Ramble On

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick and Jamison Hooks Last weekend’s Greenprint Ramble, a tour that featured about 60 spots of historical significance or local interest throughout the county, yielded a huge turnout that culminated with a supper comprised of locally-grown food at the Ainslie Ardenlea Farm in Madison.

School board to continue tax appeals

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick & Jamison Hooks staff writers After receiving one of the lowest Sales Ratio Percentages in the State, Business Operations Manager Libby Whitaker traveled to Atlanta to appeal Morgan County’s 34.83 percent and successfully raised that number to 36.21 percent. This appeal earned the

The Fair Was In Town!

Danger! Big rabid skunk killed off Main Street in Madison

By Patrick Yost, Editor A skunk killed by two domestic pets on South Main Street had a confirmed case of rabies. According to Madison Animal Control Officer Cindy Wiemann, the dead skunk was found by the property owner last Wednesday on the 300 block of South Main

By Jamison Hooks staff writer Morgan County schools are now collaborating with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) in School Based Supervision (SBS) in order to monitor youths’ behavior and academic progress. Juvenile Probation Parole Specialist Mary Nunn will work in collaboration with Morgan County Schools in