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St. Paul AME holds “Obamacare” forum

ByTia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer St. Paul AME Church hosted an informational session to educate attendants on the changing landscape of healthcare on Friday, January 10. Open enrollment for Georgia’s Health Insurance Marketplace begins October 1 and ends March 31. Benjamin Harrison, the communications director for Sixth

Almost Home: Tucson woman’s cross country trek nearly complete

By Dianne Lively Yost, Staff Writer Eight and a half months ago her journey began. To be exact it was May 8 in a place on the Pacific coast called Ocean Shores, Wash. There was no car, no train, no plane, no one accompanying her — only

Morgan County students make District Band, All State band

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, staff writer Twenty Morgan County Middle School students made the District Honor Band, 11 of whom were eligible to advance to the All-State Round of auditions. Two middle school students, Madison Bryant and Emma Hughes, were chosen to participate in the All-State Band

Schaefer to stay as library system director

  By Nick Nunn, staff writer At the quarterly meeting of the Uncle Remus Regional Library System (URRLS) board meeting on Jan. 9, URRLS Director Steve Schaefer informed the board that Dr. Lamar Veatch, the current State Librarian for the Georgia Public Library Service, announced his intention

Bostwick Makes it Official

School chief: “We are in much better financial shape. . “

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County School Board started off the new year with a positive financial report at their monthly meeting on January 13. Superintendent of Morgan County schools Ralph Bennett expounded on the current financial status of the school system. “We are

Nunnsense: Error in connection

By Nick Nunn, Columnist A sage that goes by the name of Early Cuyler once said, “Nope, I don’t need no internet. No sir, not in my life.” Early’s words of wisdom must have echoed quite a bit to make it all the way up into Tanana,

Atlanta not what I need

By Alvin Richardson There is little doubt that the few mental faculties I once had are on a steady decline. That said I’m not sure about much any more but there’s one thing that is for guaranteed certain: I much prefer living in a rural area as

Hospital Woes no worry for Gov. Deal

    By Celia Murray, Columnist The New Year brings with it a new legislative session, and this year, Georgia hospitals and doctors are at the Gold Dome pushing conservative leaders, including Gov. Nathan Deal, to expand Georgia’s Medicaid program as part of the Affordable Care Act.

When money was forced upon us

  By George Warren, Columnist Today we return to my essay series which will outline my humble opinions on the major decisions made by our multiple government branches that have denigrated our great republic through the years. I want to discuss paper money, more specifically “fiat money.”