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RoboRide event raises $2,000 for MCHS Robotics Team

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Morgan County High School Robotics Team kicked off their first-ever RoboRide, a bicycle ride event through Morgan County, on Saturday Oct. 11 to raise much-needed funds to complete this year’s project. The event raised $1400 for the team, which will

History behind Madison Drug Co.

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Madison Drug Company’s presence in Morgan County stems back even further than first thought. “It’s a shame more people don’t know the full history of Madison Drug,” said Bobby Crawford, the previous owner of Madison Drug, who made partner in

Obituary: Deacon Tommie L. Johnson

Tommy Lee Johnson (“Snap”), also known as “Deac”, was born on June 26, 1942 to the late Quincy Chaney and the late Elmira Watts in Monroe County Georgia. He peacefully transitioned from this life on October 7, 2014. At an early age, he joined Mt. Gilead Baptist

Obituaries: Lorraine Faye Beeland Branyan

  Lorraine Faye Beeland Branyan of Crawford, GA, formerly of Greensboro, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was 68.  Born in Greensboro, GA on June 22, 1946 she was the daughter of the late William Earl Beeland and Fannie Ruth Worsham Beeland. 

Union Springs New: During fasting, your bodies are a living sacrifice

Greetings from The Springs! With heavy hearts, the USBC family mourns the passing of Deacon Tommie Johnson of Rutledge. Most of you know that he was the loving husband of Mother Willie Ann Johnson who originated the Union Springs section of this paper. After service on Sunday,

Sugar Creek News: Happy to hear Monaray is home & well

I am happy to hear that Monaray is home and doing well. I pray she’ll be back to her day to day activities soon. Girl, we miss you! I had a nice weekend. The singing program is always good,  as is the preaching service. Using Colossians 2:

Buckhead News: Fall Festival Buckhead Baptist Church Oct. 29

I send my sympathy to the family of Thomas Maughon who passed away. He is survived by his wife Carol and two daughters and a son. They moved here in 1989 from Walton County. Jo Anne Bryant is in the hospital in Athens. I hope that she

Madison Best of the Best: Preservation worthy Biscuits

  Last weekend, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation rambled through Plains and Americus. I caught up with the fall ramble, in Americus Sunday morning, just in time for brunch. There’s a lot to share about the day, and I’ll cover it, like butter on a biscuit,

Centennial News: What is Faith

Dr. Michael Stovall, Columnist One of my good friends is not a Believer, yet. He and I have gotten to be pretty good friends over the last several years. We have had all kinds of conversations about life. I have had multiple opportunities to share the gospel of Jesus

Brownwood News: A Christian bears a cross

Margie Ward, Columnist On Sunday morning attendance was good for worship service, we missed our regular members that were out today hoping they will be back soon, we were blessed by having several of our oder members back that had been out for a while. Our visitors