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Roy Mack Thomas

Roy Mack Thomas, 53, died August 10, 2014. He was born February 16, 1961 to George Thomas Sr. and Mamie Thomas who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his oldest brother Arthur Hunter. Roy Mack was a special son, dedicated husband, loved

Best of the Best: The Forgotten Room

There are rooms in our homes we consciously forget about and ones that slide under the carpet unnoticed. A recent renovation brought hallways to the forefront. Taking you from living room to bedroom, garage to kitchen, foyer to powder room, hallways are used more than any other

Character is what you are in the dark

  Attendance on Sunday was good, some members were able to be back with us today, really good to see them. Several visitors were present they always encourage us by their presence. We welcome them to come to any of our services as God leads. The call

Good times we had on the slopes

I send my sympathy to Debbie Ashburn and also to Dr. Ralph Bennett Jr. in the death of their dad Ralph M. Bennett Sr. in Macon. The funeral was on Sunday. There was a huge crowd there including some from Madison. Mr. Bennett was 90 years old

I have had many hummingbirds

We have had some nice hot summer days. I have had many hummingbirds and not many butterflies. I could not be at Madison Health and Rehab Saturday and I thank Mother Ruby Rainwater for taking notes for me that she handled to me on Sunday at church.

Morgan Memorial Hospital’s Festival of Friends

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) Auxiliary is gearing up for its 14th Annual Festival of Friends fundraiser this Saturday, Aug 23. A swanky cocktail party will be held at the James Madison Inn at 6 p.m., where guests can mingle before heading

Hannah Eaton, named “head mico”

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Editor Hannah Eaton, 22, a graduate of MCHS and a senior at North Georgia College in Dahlonega, was named “head mico,” the Muskogee Creek word for “leader,” at Rock Eagle Camp in Eatonton, the largest 4-H camp in Georgia. It’s a state-wide recognition.

Carole Ann Hellyer

Carole Ann Hellyer, 75 of Madison, died August 13, 2014 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Lewis and Rose Lydia Gifford. She was born May 1, 1939 in Summerville, Mass. She worked as a caregiver most of her life. She loved to help

Tammy Beal

Tammy Beal, 77 of Madison, died August 12, 2014. She was a native of Adkins, Ark. She was born September 27, 1936 to Bud and Alta Patrick. She worked as a beautician. She enjoyed sewing and reading and she loved her family. Ms. Beal is survived by

BOE to appeal state’s tax assessment

By Jamison Meriwether Hooks staff writer The good news for Morgan County property tax owners: according to a state report, property in Morgan County is selling higher than the assessed value. The bad news: that same report may cost taxpayers and the Morgan County school system money.