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MCHS JV Boys Basketball 59-51 Victory

By Jamison Hooks Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV Boys pulled off an exciting 59-51 win over the Buford Wolves. “We are very proud of how the guys came out and played,” said Coach Jonathan Nelson. Lamarcus Stokes scored 14 points and his brother

MCHS Wrestlers defeat North Oconee

By Mauli Desai and Zachary Parker Staff Writers The MCHS Matdogs defeated North Oconee last week. On Tuesday December 2, MCHS JV and V wrestling Matdogs competed against North Oconee at Home. Head Coach John Robbins said, “I was really happy with the home opener [on Tuesday],

39-34 Loss MCHS JV Girls Basketball

By Jamison Hooks Staff Writers The Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV Girls basketball team battled to the end in their game against the Buford Wolves but came up short with a final score of Buford 39 and MCHS 34. “Overall, we played a solid game against

Love Light Fundraiser Sets New Record for MMH

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Morgan Memorial Hospital’s (MMH) annual Love Light Fundraiser, organized by the MMH Auxillary, raked in a total of $11,100 last week, the most ever raised during the fundraiser’s history. In years prior, funds raised were between $6500-$8000, and last year’s Love


Saturday, December 13 • Christmas Rush Classic 5K. Contact Rusty Ewing for more information. (706) 342-4900×21 Saturday, December 13 • Holiday Parade at 4 p.m. For more information call (706) 342-1251 or visit Saturday, December 13 • Caroling by Candlelight at Town Park at 5 p.m. For

MCMS’ Best Christmas Pageant Ever

By Jamison Hooks Staff Writer Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) Drama students brought Barbara Robinson’s Best Christmas Pageant Ever to life on stage last week for fellow students, parents, and friends. With three performances in one day, the members of the cast were well prepared by Drama

Adolphus Mack Young Jr.

Adolphus Mack Young Jr., or Junior as he was known, died Sunday, December 7, 2014. Mr. Young was born in Morgan County on July 7, 1934 to Adolphus and Adelle Peters Young. He was a graduate of Morgan County High School and worked as a meat cutter

Alice Baugh Lovern

Alice Baugh Lovern, 93, of Madison, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation in Madison.  She was born in Logan, Utah on March 4, 1921, to the late Orson Baugh and Gladys Norman.  She grew up in Utah and was a

Captain Columbus Johnson

Funeral services for Captain Columbus Johnson were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 29 at Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church with the pastor and teacher Charles Johnson officiating. Floral attendant were members of Madison Star # 165 OES PHA and Star of Amaranth # 15. Pallbearers were

Beautiful homes with beautiful decorations

It is a cold, dreary, and windy day this Monday and I think it is going to be this way all week.  We have to take the good with the bad, don’t we?  Christmas is getting closer and closer!  I helped with the Christmas Tour of Homes