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Put God First

The months come and go really fast. I write the USBC Nursing Home news once a month. We welcome blackberry winter. I’ve seen the bushes blooming around our place. Saturday was a rainy dreary day but thanks to God at the Nursing Home we were warm and

Easter Egg Hunt at Bethany Baptist a success

I do hope that spring has sprung; I know I said that last week, but oh, what a week we had, weather wise!  It was awful!  I am afraid that a lot of folks might have to replant after that frost we had, but maybe things are

Mommies and Poppies

On May 10th and 11th, the Sunflower Farm, famous for the annual Sunflower Festival, will be hosting a two-day Mommies and Poppies Festival celebrating Mothers and Nature. The farm is located at 1430 Durden Road, Rutledge GA 30663. The festival will be from 9:30 a.m.to 5 p.m.

God was glorified in hearts

I was so happy that the people who were planning to have the Sunrise services Sunday did not get washed out. Praise God! When the sun came peeping out through the trees here at home I was so glad. I prayed that some souls might be saved.

Bennett resigns as superintendent

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County School Board accepted Superintendent Ralph Bennett’s letter of resignation after Monday’s Board of Education meeting. Bennett is set to retire from his position at the end of this school year. Bennett wrote in his letter to Chairman Nelson

SHERIFF ENDS HIGH SPEED CHASE

Danger Stopped: Morgan County Sheriff Robert Markley brought a high–speed chase to an end Thursday when the suspect attempted to pass Markley on Confederate Road in Madison and was rammed into a ditch. According to Markley, Jeffery Legree Rivers, 45, (right) initiated the chase in Walton County

Juvenile prime suspect in man’s severe beating

By Patrick Yost Editor A Madison man is clinging to life at an Athens hospital after he suffered severe head injuries in a a weekend beating. A 16–year-old male has been detained and questioned regarding the assault. According to Det. Wes Thompson, Madison Police Department, Willie Paul

City of Madison receives $250,000 DOT road grant

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council voted unanimously to move forwards with a construction agreement between the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) and the city of Madison. The construction agreement states that the DOT will expend a maximum amount of $225,000 in federal funds

Lurey nominated for state ‘Hall of Fame’

By Nick Nunn staff writer Madison City Manager David Nunn, on behalf of the city of Madison, has nominated former Madison City Council Member Barry Lurey for induction into the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Municipal Government Hall of Fame. The nomination form states that Lurey served as

Avado building owner wants to covert to personal care home

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Planning Commission will look at a conditional use permit for a congregate personal care home for the Avado Building at 150 Hancock Street during their work session this Friday. Patrick Reams, the applicant, asks for the conditional use permit