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Proposed city budgets for Rutledge

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The City of Rutledge held the first of two public hearings for the proposed city budget on June 23. The proposed amount for the general fund was $435,530. “It’s not very different from what we have proposed in previous years,” said

Chamber welcomes new business, Rabo AgriFinance

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business, Rabo AgriFinance, located at 173 South Main St. in downtown Madison, with a ribbon ceremony and luncheon on June 19. Relationship Manager Doug Graham thanked the chamber for rallying around the company

The New Apostles concert at Sewell Methodist

Today was a good day for a Buice Cousin’s Reunion in Snellville.   As most families these first cousins are gradually fading away. We had 16 first and second cousins to meet today for a day of love, memories, so much. Plus we had two additional to meet

11th Pastoral Anniversary

Greetings from The Springs! On Sunday, June 22, USBC celebrated Pastor Robert Terrell, Jr. and Lady Elect, Toni Terrell, 11th Anniversary. To honor the day, there were two services to pay tribute to this power couple. The Mistress of Ceremony for the morning service was Gloria Brown

Pretty busy around this old farm home-place

We are pretty busy around this old farm home-place these days what with things in our garden and other people’s gardens coming in.  We’ve been canning beans, making pickles and putting up a little blackberry jelly!  All of these things will be great to just go and

Fathers need to teach the Word of God

On Saturday, June 14 Brownwood Women’s Ministry met at the Community building. Barbara Sims, Sara Jones and Margie Ward also attended that meeting with the other eight women that were mentioned in last week’s column. Attendance Sunday for morning worship was good, visitors were present and we

T G I F in the RTL

Thank God it’s Friday in Rutledge! The long workweek is over and now it’s time to relax and have a little fun. What better way than to enjoy a FREE summer concert in the downtown Rutledge City Park. Pack a picnic, order from one of the restaurants,

Flambeau Job Fair Hires 30 Positions

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Flambeau, a global plastic manufacturing company with a Madison branch, held a job fair at the Hampton Inn on Friday, June 27. The company is currently hiring for over 30 positions, ranging from entry level positions to certification-level positions. Robin Miller, the human

Independence Day in Morgan County

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County will be home to several Independence Day celebrations in the upcoming weeks, beginning with the 2014 Independence Day Concert at the Madison-Morgan Cultural (MMCC) on Thursday, July 3, and ending with Centennial Baptist Church’s Starlight Spectacular on Sunday, July 6.

Morgan County Residents Outraged Over Property Values

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Over 40 Morgan County residents flooded the Board of Commissioners’ (BOC) June 17 work session to inquire and complain about the recent property value notifications sent out on May 8. The notifications indicated, for many, a severe spike in the value of properties,