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Rec department holds Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Recreation Department held the Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament last Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, at the Morgan County tennis courts. Susan Courchaine and Kim Rudolph took the women’s A-division championship, while Jill Cooper and Katherine Cooper

Musical Treasures

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer Virtuoso Romantics II, a musical duo comprised of a gifted violinist, Chee-Yun, and pianist Natasha Parmski, with special guest, Christopher Rex, performed at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) on June 6 as part of the MMCC’s ongoing Chamber Music Festival. Chee-Yun has


Thursday, June 12 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, June 13 • ‘Bringing Home Canadian Gold’ at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. For more information call (706) 342-4743. Saturday, June 14 • Music in the Park from

GSU observatory at Hard Labor holds free open houses throughout the summer

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County’s Hard Labor Creek State Park is the home to one of the eight observatories used for research in the state of Georgia. Georgia State University’s (GSU) Hard Labor Creek Observatory, which boasts three research-grade telescopes, hosts public open houses during one

Art Camp at the Cultural Center

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center’s (MMCC) Meet the Masters summer art camp started on June 9 and will run through June 20. The classes were designed by Leslie Ryals, an art teacher at the primary school. Ryals has 10 years teaching experience

“Golden Oldies” this Friday night

Good day to you on this beautiful morning. I couldn’t ask for anything better other than we could use a little rain. Some areas have had plenty but it seems to just skip over this area. With a good attendance on Sunday, good sermon, singing, fellowship, it

The ferry at Parks Mill in 1943

The Buckhead Baptist Church had a good fellowship last Monday night. They had an enjoyable time. The Lake Oconee Baptist Church had movie night Sunday. Before they had hot dogs with the entire trimming. Was not given the name of the movie but I was told that

Adversity Proves Integrity

Greetings from The Springs! The youth of USBC did a fantastic job with the play, “The Resume of Jesus Christ,” which was performed on Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. All of the cast members were recognized during the morning worship service and applauded for their diligent

Neighbors and Friends

I have always been told that there is a clear way to tell whether a person needs encouragement. If they are breathing. My wife and I recently visited with a young couple that needed a little encouragement in life and in their ministry. This is one of

Revival at Antioch Baptist Church June 15-18

Bruce and I along with Mama and Daddy (Blanche and Jake Wilson) got away for a few days last week and went up to Maggie Valley, NC for a few days.  It was good weather and sort of cool and cloudy most days.  We were hunting something