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Obituaries: Mary Ellen Johnson Carter

Mary Ellen Johnson Carter, 94, of Winterville, died December 16, 2013.  Mrs. Carter was a native of Greensboro, N.C. but had lived in Winterville for a number of years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Patton Carter.  Mrs. Carter was formerly employed as a

HPC Makes Approvals

Staff Reports Staff Reports The Historic Preservation Committee met on Dec. 10 to review several requests to alter a number of property features. The board approved: • A construction addition for Ron Erwin’s property at 584 Foster Street. • The installation of fencing, walks and parking for

Madison Police Department

On December 13 a fraud complaint was field at the Madison Police Department. According to reports, a woman came to the department and reported that she had lost her debit card while attempting to make a purchase at EZ Bottle Shop, West Washington Street. The woman said

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

  On December 14 a burglary complaint was filed at a Pierce Dairy Road location. According to reports, a woman reported that when she arrived home she noticed that someone had entered her house through a rear door and removed a television set and Christmas presents. An

Community Holiday Concert sets the Christmas Mood

By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer The sign out front reads sold out and inside people pack the auditorium in search of the perfect seats. “It’s great to spend Christmas in Madison,” said Stokes. On Friday Dec. 13 the Madison- Morgan Cultural Center presented its Community Holiday Concert.

“The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God”

Mae Buice, Columnist Good morning and can you believe, here we are; middle of December already. Where do the days and weeks go? It’s cold this morning but overall the weekend was good. Warm church services filled with love and the Spirit. Sunday morning Butch took his

While praying for mercy, God gives us grace

T. Adrinne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! Merry Christmas to you all! That’s right. I said it. Merry Christmas! It may not seem like a big deal to say this phrase, but we are living in a time when the world wants to stifle any profession

God sent us a savior

Margie Ward, Columnist Sunday morning’s attendance was good; missed those that were out due to jobs etc. Visitors were present pray they were blessed and encouraged by being in our worship service today. We as members are always blessed when they come. Just a reminder, if you

Bethany Fire Department taking orders for Christmas fruit

By Rachael Harper, Columnist Well, our family from Brussels arrived on Saturday evening; they were glad to be here and all of us were overjoyed to see them!!  On Sunday, all the family gathered here at our house for Sunday lunch.  You have never seen so much visiting and

Remembering Christmas past and fond traditions

By Betty Moore, Columnist The Buckhead Baptist Church had a Cantata on December 15. On Christmas Eve there will be communion. Miles and Martha Pike will be in concert Saturday, Dec. 28 at 6 a.m. at the Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel. They will be in the 11