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Meth-ing around

It’s terrible when an honest mistake makes you the laughing stock of your friends, family, coworkers, or – even worse – your enemies. In this day of technological communication, which allows data and information to fly across the globe at nearly the speed of light, countless millions

Planning Commission discusses conditional use for personal care home

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Planning Commission discussed an application for a conditional use permit to operate a congregate personal care home at 150 Hancock Street, Madison. The applicant, Patrick Reams, is proposing to convert the existing four-story structure at the address into a

BOC approves engineering work quote for Highway 441

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to approve a $9,000 quote from Georgia Civil, Inc., for engineering work related to Highway 441 right-of-way road improvements for the proposed farmers market, which will be located at 2620 Eatonton Highway. The fee

GCC finalizing network study

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Greenspace Conservation Commission (GCC) is in the process of finalizing The Founders’ Trail Network Study, a document to become a guide for future grant applications, acquisition of land and easements for trails throughout the city of Madison, said Mollie Bogle, city

Bostwick to hold Tommy Tyson Memorial Saturday

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The locals of the city of Bostwick are grieving the loss of one of their beloved community members, Tommy Tyson, who passed away at the age of 60 on March 24. Bostwick United Methodist Fellowship Hall is hosting a memorial for

Shoot for Life holds fundraiser for Lee family

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer A fundraiser is being held this coming weekend on behalf of a Morgan County child who was born in 2013 with congenital hydrocephalus, which is buildup of excess cerebrospinal fluid in the brain at birth that causes brain damage that results

Buckhead council discusses successful Old Buckhead Days

By Leila Dycus intern On Monday April 21, the Buckhead City Council met for their monthly meeting to acknowledge a record-breaking Old Buckhead Days. “I was tickled to death with how many people were in Buckhead,” said Mayor Ricky Walker. Robin Bone, who headed up this years

Advantage Behavioral CEO requests BOC permission for needs assessment

By Nick Nunn staff writer Oliver Booker, CEO of Advantage Behavioral Health Systems, approached the Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) about performing a community needs assessment for mental health service in Morgan County. Booker said that he would like to have the formal support of the

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 20 a neighbor’s dispute was reported at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge, location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a gun shots complaint. When he arrived he was told by the complainant’s that a neighbor had fired 10 rifle rounds and that the complainant

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On April 24 a burglary complaint was filed at a East Jefferson Street location. According to reports, a man stated that when he returned home from Easter activities he noticed someone had ransacked two bedrooms in his apartment. The man said perpetrators had taken $500 that he