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Travel writers drawn to Madison’s Historic District

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The city of Madison experienced a wave of statewide publicity in the last week, with three separate tourism promotional projects taking place in town. “Our partnership with the state is an integral component of keeping our community on the ‘map’ as

4-H archers return after national tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The members of the Morgan County 4-H Archery team, who competed in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand Island, Neb., from June 24 to June 29, are back home this week after representing the entire state of Georgia in the tournament.

Working holidays

I might seem a little strange in saying this – I’ve been accused of worse names, I’m sure – but I’m beginning to think that Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. No, I don’t get any yearly gifts on July 4. It just seems like

MCHS Touchdown Club golf fundraiser set for July 18

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Sixth Annual Morgan County Touchdown Club Golf Tournament, held in memory of Bill Cochran, Jr., is set to take place next Friday, July 18, at the Creek at Hard Labor. The registration deadline for the tournament, which offers several entry and sponsorship

Volleyball begins preparing for the upcoming season

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Spike Dogs are back together again preparing for their fast approaching season through scrimmages and summer workouts. On Monday July 7 nine volleyball players traveled to Athens Academy to take on two teams in summer scrimmages. On Tuesday July 8 the

Calendar

Tuesdays & Wednesdays this month: • Creative Kids Day Camps – To be held at the Madison Artists Guild Gallery, 217 West Jefferson Street, Madison, GA.   We will play with a variety of creative, unique art projects including some exploration with free form dance and musical instruments (depending on space and weather). Ages 6 – 9  

Seems even small crowds make up a great service

So many of our congregation members are on vacation, or sick and our attendance was light on Sunday, but we did have many visitors including some from Canada. Seems even small crowds make up a great service. Thanks to all the visitors that came on Sunday. It

1st Sunday at The Springs

Greetings from The Springs! In the absence of Pastor Terrell, Rev. Pattman of Indian Creek Baptist Church did an outstanding job. His text for the morning came from Acts 27:21-26 and 28:1-6. Rev. Pattman explained that the Apostle Paul was on a journey to go before Caesar,

Joanie Bruce book signing at Barnes and Noble

Mama, Daddy, (Blanche and Jake Wilson) and I had a real treat on the 4th of July as we were invited over to Evelyn Hanes home in Winterville for a BBQ.  Evelyn’s father, Jack, has been making his home with Evelyn for the past few years.  Well,

Ten reasons why you should love your church

Starting your column this week I want to thank God for a beautiful day on Saturday. The weather was perfect for a yard sale. Next I want to thank everyone that came and made the day a success. I got to see a lot of people that