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Do it yourself

I’d like to imagine that I’m a do-it-yourself kind of guy. I change the oil in my car, do small-to-moderate projects around the house, and have even built a couple of guitar amplifiers for myself. (And then repaired them when they broke down…) I’d imagine that a

Local couple launches line of pepper sauces

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Two local Morgan County residents, Kathy and George Batten, have launched a new business, called Chile Today Hot Tamale, selling a line of pepper sauces and one spicy mustard, all of which are natural and gluten free. “Chile Today Hot Tamale

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On May 17 a fraud complaint was filed at a North Main Street location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone had used her debit card information to make four charges totaling $750. The charges were all made in Orlando, Fla. and were made at Sam’s

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On May 17 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Three Notch Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress complaint and met the complainant at the intersection of Reids Ferry Road and Old Seven Islands Road. The man said

BOC finalizes Mannington deal

By Nick Nunn staff writer The BOC and the Morgan County Building Authority voted to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mannington Mills, Inc, and the Development Authority of Morgan County. County Attorney Christian Henry said that the agreement is essentially the same as it

BOE reveiws retention and detention policies

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County School Board approved several items during their monthly May meeting. The board unanimously voted to approve the IHE Promotion and Detention draft that outlines the school system’s policy for advancing students on to the next grade level. According

Walking the field

When I stepped out onto Legion Field at Morgan County High School eight years ago for the 2006 graduation ceremony, I think that it might have been the first time I had ever set foot on the slightly-curved surface of the Dogs’ home turf. By now, it

MCHS fall sports hit the field early

By Leila Dycus staff writer Summertime is generally a time for students to rest from a long school year, but for some of MCHS’s finest athletes, it’s a time to prepare for the coming season. As school comes to an end, students are beginning to plan their

Sims recommended by superintendent as head MCHS basketball coach

By Nick Nunn staff writer Jamond Sims, head coach of the AAAAAA Luella High School Lions, is in line to become the head coach for the Morgan County High School boys’ basketball team next season. Morgan County School Charter Superintendent Dr. Ralph Bennett intends to recommend Sims

MCHS boys’ golf team places 11th at AAA state tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) boys golf team took 11th place at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) AAA state tournament on Monday, May 19. The AAA statewide tournament was played at Belle Meade Country Club in Augusta. The MCHS boys