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Congratulations to all college graduates!

In her arms or in her heart, a mother carries her children with her always. I hope all of you Mothers had a very special and nice Mother’s Day on Sunday!  It was a beautiful day, made even the more so with family get-togethers or just relaxing and

When was the last time you called upon Him?

On Mother’s Day our attendance was good with visitors present. It was real good to see some of our members back with us and missed all that couldn’t be with us because of jobs, death in family and or sickness. Our prayers are with all of them.

MMCC holds annual bike parade and “Classical Music that Rocks” concert

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Saturday, a troupe of more than 20 young bike riders lined up in front of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC), awaiting the beginning of the annual bike parade. Afterward, nearly 100 audience members enjoyed a free performance by Brooklyn Rider String

MCMS holds Career Expo

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) held a Career Expo event on May 9 in the school’s gymnasium. The event featured 40 local career speakers and over 1000 students attended. According to Michele Ramsey, MCMS Counselor, Career Expo 2014 was a

Annual Strawberries & Jazz concert a success

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Middle School and High School held their annual Strawberries and Jazz concert at First United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 8. The middle school and high school jazz bands performed lively numbers to a packed audience. Jeffrey Rowser,

Decision Day at MCHS

Bringing Awareness: The Morgan County High School 4-H Club hosted the first “Teen Maze” program for the Freshman Academy at MCHS on Tuesday, May 6. The event is designed to help young students see the possible consequences of their actions as they begin to take on more

Property values ‘coming back up’

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County Chief Appraiser Chuck Anglin estimated that property values in Morgan County could increase up to from 25 to thirty percent over the next two years. He stated that the gross digest has increased 15 percent and the net digest is

GP wants $300k deal

By Nick Nunn staff writer During a work session on May 2, the Madison City Council discussed a proposed agreement with Georgia-Pacific Wood Products, LLC, that would extend Madison’s sewer infrastructure so that the city would be able to treat the sewage generated at Georgia Pacific’s mill

Arrests made in ‘Gangster’ beatings

By Patrick Yost editor Two days of gun violence and beatings ended with the arrests of several people, including a group that allegedly have affiliated themselves with a gang known as “Gangster Disciples.” According to Det. Wes Thompson, Madison Police Department, the wave of beatings and shootings

Crawfords retire, sell Madison Drug Store

By Nick Nunn staff writer Bobby Crawford, city councilman and long-time owner of Madison Drug Company, retired on May 1 and sold his share of the business to Gary Whetzel, the co-owner of the business for the last 14 years. Luanne Whetzel, Gary Whetzel’s wife, will be