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Art program gearing up for summer classes

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Lindy Burnett of Morgan County is gearing up for the summer portion of her art program called Camp Colorwheel Art Academy, which she runs out of her property just seven miles outside of Madison. Burnett currently works with over 70 children, from

Annual Chicken BBQ on April 26, at Heritage Park

Missed writing last week, but was sick, no church for me, thus, no news. Still not a lot as I missed this Sunday morning service also, but did get there for the evening worship service.  And I want to thank Phil Reid for filling in for me

Springtime… for the newness in our lives

Fresh Star…t Spring is my favorite season of the year. While each season has its distinctive traits, Spring is my favorite because everything is coming back to life as the flowers and trees bloom and the grass turns green.  Psalm 19:1, “The heavens are telling of the

Relay for Life will be May 6th at the MCHS track

You know, I believe that spring has finally arrived; I heard “the man” (as Grandma used to call him) say that we might have a little cool spell this week, but it won’t be too bad.  Someone has said that the blackberries were blooming up near Social Circle, but I

Brownwood Baptist’s Easter Sunrise 7am

Attendance seemed to be down Sunday morning for various reasons. We know of some that visited churches where their family members were in Easter programs. We will be looking for everyone to be back with us next week. Visitors were present and again we welcome them to

Buckhead Baptist Easter hunt April 19, 10am

As we look to the upcoming weekend all those that are Christians look to the time and day with joy and great thankfulness at the Resurrection of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This means to us that we may continue to live in Jesus Christ in

One Morgan rocks Town Park!

The annual Student driven concert One Morgan was held at Town Park last Friday with a huge turn out. Photos: J. Connelly

“If I Were Mayor” takes first in state

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Valeria Tamayo, 11, a Morgan County sixth-grader, won first place in the Georgia Munici­pal Association’s (GMA) annual statewide essay contest, “If I Were Mayor.” Tamayo wrote an essay on what she would do if she had the opportunity to be mayor

School board recognizes Tamayo

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff writer The Morgan County School board specially recognized Valeria Tamayo, 11, a sixth-grader at the Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) who won first place for District 5 in the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Essay Contest at their montly meeting on Apr. 14.

“Do Tell” held at Cultural Center

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff writer Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) held the second annual “Do Tell” storytelling event on April 4-5, with ticket prices ranging from $10 to $30. The event featured the following tellers: Donald Davis, a storyteller at the Smithsonian Institution; Barbara McBride-Smith, recipient of