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2013 Year in Review – August

AUGUST Heated debates persisted surrounding the Morgan County Board of Elections to consolidate voting precincts from 11 locations for five.More than 50 people gathered at August’s meeting to voice their opinion on that proposal. Chris Hodges, daughter of Madison Mayor, Bruce Gilbert, and Judy Gilbert, announced her

2013 Year in Review – September

September Board of Commissioners approved a $459,000 bid by Pittman Construction to pave and stripe 2.7 miles of Weaver Jones Road. Madison City Council proposed a expansion plan for the Madison Municipal Airport, featuring an extended runway of 5,000 feet, a parallel taxiway and relocation of hangars

2013 Year in Review – October

October The Morgan County Planning Commission passed a recommendation for a conditional use permit for the construction of a cell tower at the intersection of Highway 83 and Hardeman Road, north of Bostwick city limits. More than a thousand people poured into Madison for the first-ever Cotton

2013 Year in Review – November

NOVEMBER The results from the College & Career Ready Performance Index were released and out of a 100 point system, Morgan County Primary School scored 95.5; Elementary School, 96.9, Middle School, 83.8; and High School, 75.8. The Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club held the second annual Dancing

2013 Year in Review – December

December Fifty-nine Morgan County High School Students participated in the 69th annual Georgia Youth Assembly, to learn how legislation is created, debated, and adopted. Madisonian Christine Lambert accompanied members of the National Trust of Historic Preservation on the Town & Country Holiday Tour of Homes, hosted by

The Sports Desk: Winter Pudge

By Nick Nunn, Columnist The holidays are coming to a close. By the time this has printed, the new year will have been ushered in, and we will be without any national holiday until Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 21. Resolutions will still be fresh and

MCHS Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs find tourney success during holidays

  By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs continued their holiday seasons with continued success at prestigious tournaments. The Lady Dogs took the runner-up position at the Dwight Madison Christmas Tournament in Montgomery Ala., and, Monday night, the

Mat Dogs take second place in Border Wars

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs continued their holiday seasons with continued success at prestigious tournaments. The Lady Dogs took the runner-up position at the Dwight Madison Christmas Tournament in Montgomery Ala., and, Monday night, the MCHS

MCHS Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs find tourney success during holidays

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs and Lady Dogs continued their holiday seasons with continued success at prestigious tournaments. The Lady Dogs took the runner-up position at the Dwight Madison Christmas Tournament in Montgomery Ala., and, Monday night, the MCHS

Mat Dogs take second place in Border Wars

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) wrestling team took second place in the Border Wars tournament hosted by Westside Comprehensive High School last Saturday, Dec. 28, in Augusta. Nine MCHS wrestlers placed in the top four spots during the tournament, including Jacob