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Sex education showing results

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Morgan County Middle School held a series of sex education classes last month, continuing to educate students about their bodies, the reproductive system, STD-prevention, and overall sexual health. “The kids seem to like it. It’s very interactive and gives them an

Industry tax deal discussed for Mannington Mills

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the Dec. 2 meeting of the Morgan County Board of Tax Assessors (BTA), County Attorney Christian Henry explained the outlined of a memorandum of understanding between the Development Authority of Morgan County (DA) and Mannington Mills, Inc. The memorandum contains a

Almost Ready: Steak ‘n Shake to open Dec. 12 in Madison

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer The highly-anticipated popular burger chain, Steak’n Shake, will open in Madison on Dec. 12, located at 2011 Eatonton Road. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. and the doors will open for business at 10 a.m. “We are excited

Christmas Tour Opens Friday

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 30th Annual Town and Country Holiday Tour of Homes this week, and, according to Chamber of Commerce President and Economic Development Director Bob Hughes, ticket pre-sales were still steadily coming in as of

Council bids Dobbs farewell

  By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer At last Monday’s monthly Bostwick City Council meeting veteran council member Troy Dobbs attended his last official meeting. Dobbs has served on the council for many years and will be replaced by Lee Nunn. Nunn was also in attendance at the

A New Fan! Mary Bellebuono meets Michael Stipe of the band REM

Rutledge resident Mary Bellebuono met Michael Stipe of REM Sunday, Nov. 17, at Hendershot’s Coffee Bar in Athens during her daughter Angelian’s art opening of “Stitching Hope|Sewing HOme, which runs through November. Both women are volunteering with the Athens-based non-profit Women to the World, as they work

Down on the Tree Farm – Bostwick’s Jack’s Creek gears up for another Christmas season

  By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer Thanksgiving ushers in the annual holiday season, but the day of communal gratitude quickly gives way to the hectic hustle and bustle as people prepare for Christmas. Jack’s Creek Christmas Tree Farm and Nursery aims to ease the inevitable holiday

Biz Buzz – Ding Dang Dong! It’s time for a song!

By Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Columnist But before we start the music, y’all need to put a few things on your calendar! First up! Amelia’s at 172 South Main Street in downtown Madison is hostin’ a Sorrelli Jewelry Trunk Show this Friday, Dec. 6 from 12:30

Biz Buzz Christmas Favorites: Yesterdays Cafe Buttermilk Pie!

 

Biz Buzz Christmas Favorites: Madison Downtown Dollars!