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DDA’s Central of Georgia project heading into second phase

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA) discussed decisions regarding the development of the Central of Georgia Depot project as it enters its second phase. The discussion focused on whether the DDA will allow private enterprises to occupy the Depot once it

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On June 1 a burglary complaint was filed at a South Main Street location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone entered her apartment located on the third floor of a vacant house. Reports state that an orange purse, a checkbook, jewelry box, Wii game system,

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On June 1 an information report was filed at a Saffold Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man said another man backed a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser over his foot. The driver of the vehicle, reports state, had a suspended license but since the incident occurred

Dairy Queen opened on Eatonton Highway

Ding Dang! All you-know-what has flat broke loose! Honey, times they are a changin’! Hold on honey and get ready! First up, we had the big Dairy Queen open up on Eatonton Highway last Friday to record crowds! Susan Praugh of Madison even got in the line

Summer sights

The arrival of June has brought along with it many of the sights and sounds that are tied up most intimately with the season of summer. Fireflies fill the heavy air at twilight, and the (infernal) sound of crickets provide an extra blanket of white noise just

MCHS summer wrestling at full blast

By Leila Dycus staff writer Summer wrestling is bringing new faces to the mat and giving them a chance to try the sport in a fun environment. “This is just the perfect opportunity because there’s no pressure,” said Coach Robbins. “It’s great because the kids don’t have

Archers hold fundraiser for National tournament

By Leila Dycus staff writer Their banner says it all. “Every Arrow Counts” is the motto of the Morgan County 4-H Archery team and, this past weekend, the team kicked off fundraising for their trip to Nationals. “We got a great team of archers headed to Nebraska,”

Sports Calendar

Thursday, June 5 • MCHS Varsity Wrestling @ Morgan County High School, 5 p.m. Friday, June 6 • Marlins Swim Team @ 45th Junior Jaguar Meet (long course), Augusta Aquatic Center. Saturday, June 7 • Marlins Swim Team @ 45th Junior Jaguar Meet (long course), Augusta Aquatic

Boys and Girls Club prepares for annual golf tournament

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls club is hitting the course this week to raise money to chance the lives of area kids. “It helps the youth of Morgan County,” said Club Director Gari Quiroz. “It’s a wonderful cause and it helps everyone

Patch to coach at Coosa High School next year

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School baseball coach Brandon Patch has announced that he will be coaching baseball and serving as an assistant Athletic Director for Coosa High School, Rome, which is Patch’s alma mater. Patch said that the choice to move back to