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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

MCHS holds annual soccer banquet

By Leila Dycus staff writer A season of hard work calminated in a celebration as the MCHS soccer teams gathered for their end of the year banquet. On Wednesday May 14 the Morgan County Varsity soccer teams came together to celebrate a year of achievements. The evening

MCHS wins 8-AAA sportsmanship award for second consecutive year

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School (MCHS) has earned the Region 8-AAA Sportsmanship Award for the 2013-2014 season, marking the second year in a row Morgan County has won the award. “This is a tremendous honor for our county because it reflects, not only

Stay Classy 2014!

Check out this week’s paper for the Class of 2014 Graduation Supplement.

Downtown Dance brings Beachy Vibes to a Chilly Night

Leila Dycus staff writer Nothing says summer has arrived like a night of dancing under the stars in Town Park even a chilly forecast couldn’t keep Morgan County residents out of the park. On Friday, May 16 people poured into Town Park for the annual Downtown Dance.


Thursday, May 22 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. • East Side Scottish Rite Association will meet at 6p.m. at Pa-pa’s Restaurant at Salem Road (Northwest corner of Hwy 138 and Salem Road.) For further directions call 770-922-6591. A buffet dinner will

Farm to school program visits Morgan County schools

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Farm to School Pilot Program, a collaborative effort to bring local, healthier food to Morgan County public schools, debuted on May 13 at the Morgan County Middle School. According to Chris McCauley, executive director of the Madison-Morgan Conservancy, the new

Local Life–givers

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Shepeard Blood Center held a blood drive and free community cookout at Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) in honor of Hospital Week, a nationally-recognized appreciation week for healthcare workers, on May 14. Shepeard grilled hamburgers and hotdogs for all donors and