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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

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,