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Boys and Girls Club prepares for annual golf tournament

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls club is hitting the course this week to raise money to chance the lives of area kids. “It helps the youth of Morgan County,” said Club Director Gari Quiroz. “It’s a wonderful cause and it helps everyone

Patch to coach at Coosa High School next year

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School baseball coach Brandon Patch has announced that he will be coaching baseball and serving as an assistant Athletic Director for Coosa High School, Rome, which is Patch’s alma mater. Patch said that the choice to move back to

Rec department camps begin this week

By Leila Dycus staff writer Every little kid has someone that they look up to, and, for the youth softball and baseball players, that’s often their favorite high school players. This week, Morgan County youth are getting a chance to be coached by their idols at camps.

Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce names 2013-2014 Award Winners

By Nick Nunn staff writer In preparation for their 2014 Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 12, the Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce has released its list of 2013-2014 Award Winners, recognizing seven businesses and individuals in Madison and Morgan County for their achievements during the past year. Winners


Thursday, June 5 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, June 6 • First Friday On June 6th come out and shop local from 5:00pm-8:00pm! The Madison Artists Guild Gallery, Artisans Alley, I Bowman, Ava Alexander, Canavan, Madison Museum of Fine

Health screenings for county employees reaches a 90 percent participation rate

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer Optional health screenings that are part of the new Wellness Program for county employees started up earlier this month, with an approximate 90 percent participation rate. The screenings are set to become mandatory for employees beginning in July of this year.

Showing of appreciation for retiring Morgan County teachers

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County School System and Partners In Education (PIE), a community group that works to support the school system, hosted a retirement reception for this year’s retiring teachers, 12 in all, at the Morgan County Library on May 28. “

God has painted everything green

What a great day to be alive. Hey, wasn’t there a song with that line in it? I’m loving this time of the year. God has painted everything so green and in such livid colors are the flowers. Even His children (us) seem to be more alive.

Special cow from a special person

The Buckhead Baptist Church has the Wednesday prayer meetings at 6 p.m. They are having interesting Bible studies. The Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel is having a garage sale on June 21-22 at the church. They will have another one the following weekend. If you have donations from

Youth Day 2014

Greetings from The Springs! To kick off our Youth Week at USBC, our Youth Day speaker was Minister Gary Walker. His sermon was titled, “It’s not about Us, But About Jesus,” and his scripture references came from Matthew 12: 38-40 and Jonah 3: 1-3. Minister Walker stated