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Law Enforcement/Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On March 8 a civil dispute report was filed at a Ponder Pines Road location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a Ponder Pines Road residence after a man said his neighbor had threatened to bulldoze his fence line. The man said that he and the

Royal considered for Ga. Trust executive committee

By Nick Nunn staff writer Jane Royal was nominated last week for a position on the executive committee for the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to “work for the preservation and revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocate their appreciation,

Chamber’s Taste of Madison event is Thursday at The Hall

By Leila Dycus staff writer A Taste of Madison is bringing some of the areas favorite restaurants together in one place for an appetizing mix. This years’ “A Taste of Madison” will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Cultural Center Hall. The evening will begin

Hoop Dogs bring home AAA state title!!!

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Saturday at the Macon Coliseum, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs proved to the entire state that they had what it takes to be the AAA state champions by beating the Buford Wolves 69-45 in the final game of

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 13 • MCHS JV Baseball @ Alcovy, 5:00 p.m. • MCHS Soccer @ Putnam County, girls 5:30 p.m., boys 7:30 p.m. • MCMS Soccer @ MCHS vs. Greene County, girls 4:30 p.m., boys 5:30, p.m. • MCMS Tennis @ Buford City, 4:00 p.m. • MCHS Golf

McAlister takes third at freshman tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County freshman Jody McAlister placed third at the Georgia Freshman State Tournament at Peachtree Ridge High School this past Saturday, March 11. The annual event, which is sanctioned by USA Wrestling, brings together the best high school freshmen from all of

MCHS golf team outscores Walnut Grove

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Tuesday, March 4, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) golf team took on Walnut Grove High School at Hard Labor Creek. Morgan County’s girls beat Walnut Grove 169-180, while the boys beat Walnut Grove 164-230. Morgan County’s Shelby Kinchen scored the

Dogs keep ahead of the curve with wins against Rockdale, Eastside

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Diamond Dogs extended their 2014 record to 6-3 last week, winning games against Rockdale and Eastside 4-2 and 4-3, respectively, while also dropping a game against Eastside 0-16. Morgan County got out ahead of Rockdale

Morgan County track team starts off their 2014 season at North Oconee HS meet

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) track team began its 2014 season last Tuesday, March 4, with a meet at North Oconee High School. The boys’ and girls’ teams placed third and fourth, respectively, boasting two event winners, five runners up, and

MS Soccer dominates Cousins, Social Circle

By Leila Dycus intern This week the Middle School Soccer teams had two intense games taking on Cousins and Social Circle. On Wednesday March 5 the Morgan County Middle School soccer teams traveled to Newton County to take on Cousins Middle School. The girls were first up