By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer Amy Saylor BeMent, a MCHS teacher for 11 years, was chosen as Morgan County’s Teacher of the Year. BeMent was named the top teacher from a pool of four Morgan County teacher nominees including Angela Stapleton, Lamb Eggers, and Connie Cunningham.
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan Memorial Hospital Authority (MMHA) stated during the Nov. 21 meeting that the Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) gained a net income of more than $189,000 during the month of October. “It’s good to be back in the black,” said MMHA Member
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved of a request for loan proposals in the amount of $2,500,000 for the purpose of fully funding the county’s unfunded pension liability. By paying off the remainder of the pension liability and, instead, paying
By Patrick Yost, Editor A tip from a Madison Police Department officer generated information that led to the arrest of two persons allegedly involved in the sale of methamphetamine. According to Capt. Chris Bish, Criminal Investigations Division, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the sheriff’s office, working in
By Patrick Yost Editor A Madison man convicted of 11 counts of sexual exploitation of children appeal to the Georgia Appeals Court was rejected November 15. Ron Mastriogiovanni was sentenced to 20 years on each count, to run concurrent by Georgia Supreme Court Judge Hugh V Wingfield
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA) adopted a bond resolution in the amount of $1,110,000 at 1.5 percent interest rate for a period of five years, which will allow the city of Madison to refinance the remaining debt on the Town
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer During the Nov. 19 work session of the Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC), Union County Commissioner Lamar Paris gave a presentation to the commissioners concerning the development of Union County’s farmer’s market. Paris stated that he began to work on the
By Nick Nunn Staff Writer The Morgan County Board of Elections and Registration (BOER) is still trying to pin down a polling place location for the newly created “Central Morgan” precinct, with its top prospect currently being the Madison Baptist Church. “The Baptist Church is a fabulous