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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

Fun in the Summer

Summertime is here and maybe your family is looking for affordable camp options to fill in some of that “free time” you have while school is out. There are lots of great opportunities in and around our community for your family. I’d like to tell you about a few

The movie people have moved out and moved on

Well, the movie people have all moved out and moved on I believe, but all that was something to see!  I can’t believe how much work and hoop-la goes into just filming a few scenes, can you?  Several, several years ago, the movie, “I’ll Fly Away.” was

I do hope all will have a good safe summer

Attendance Sunday morning was good with members and visitors. Some were out due to traveling, sickness and jobs. Hope all will be back soon, we miss you when you’re not with us. The call to worship by the choir was “Be Exalted Oh God.” Welcome and announcements

Beautiful Day for Annual NAACP Parade

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County Chapter of the NAACP held its annual parade on Saturday, May 31, starting at the Morgan County Primary School and ending at Town Park, where various vendors set up festivities for the rest of the afternoon. Local churches, community members,

City to buy acreage to expand airport

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council unanimously voted to approve a Department of Transportation (DOT) contract for the acquisition of 35.93 acres of property in the area of the Madison Municipal Airport for the amount of $811,300. The city of Madison will be responsible

Blood alcohol tests negative in fatal crash

By Patrick Yost editor Blood tests for a Morgan County fire fighter killed in a two car crash in April have been returned by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, according to a supplemental accident return with the Georgia State Patrol. According to the supplement report, blood alcohol

Two suspected meth suppliers arrested by cops

By Patrick Yost editor Months of surveillance and investigation by both the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and Madison Police Department ended in methamphetamine arrests last week. On Friday, May 23, Sgt. Chad Lanier, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division and Morgan County Deputy Joseph Pritchett attempted to

County tax rate to stay the same

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County Finance Director Lori Sayer stated during the May 27 Board of Commissioner budget hearing that the county plans on maintaining the current millage of 9.49, which is approximately .9 mils more than the rollback rate, which would be 8.578. County