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Braswell land to be Bostwick park

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Morgan County has signed a lease agreement for the historic seven-acre Benjamin Braswell estate property, off Route 83 in Bostwick, to transform the currently overgrown land into a public park for the entire community to enjoy. Charles Merritt, the Morgan County

A Little Rain Can’t Stop the Music in Rutledge

Leila Dycus Staff Writer A little rain never hurt anyone and for Rutledge music enthusiast it couldn’t stop them from coming out to the summer concert series featuring Tim Cadiere. “It just warms my heart to see week after week big turn outs for the concert series,”

School System Transportation Refurbishing Buses

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Transportation Manager Brad Frink appeared before the Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) to update them on the progress of pursuing bus refurbishment in lieu of replacement. “To date, we have replaced three engines, painted four buses, installed AC in four

GPTC holds board meeting at Madison’s Serenata Farm

By Nick Nunn staff writer Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) held their Board of Directors meeting at Serenata Farm, 2911 Clack Road, Madison, on Thursday, July 17, in order to discuss the upcoming academic year, GPTC’s ongoing programs, and their role and presence in Morgan County. GPTC

Teen Maze a big hit with Morgan County students

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Three representatives from the Morgan County 4-H Club, Victoria Cagle, Shannon Cagle, Janet Woodward, spoke to the Morgan County School Board (BOE) to review the results of the Teen Maze event held at Morgan County High School in May. The Morgan

Madison council sets millage rates

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council voted to adopt 2014 millage rates for the city of Madison and the downtown and corridor special tax districts at its called meeting on Monday, July 21. The city adopted the rollback millage rate of 6.129 for the

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On July 16 a simple assault complaint was filed at the Walmart parking lot, Eatonton Road, after a man alleged that he had been run over. According to reports, the man told officers he had confronted a man regarding the man allegedly scratching his silver Kia with

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On July 21 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road location. According to reports, a man called authorities and reported that a truck had crashed through a fence and struck a tree. A deputy arrived and noticed that 2002 Chevrolet had struck

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Touchdown Club earns $6,800 at fundraiser

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School Touchdown Club held their sixth annual golf tournament last Friday, July 18. The $6,800 that was raised by the tournament go toward the Bill Cochran, Jr. Scholarship Fund, which is granted to the best all-around member of