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Willie Mae Bolden Grant

Willie Mae Bolden Grant was born on April 19, 1925 to the late Lee Andrew and Anna Bolden (deceased) of Madison, Ga. She because a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church at an early age, where she attended until her health failed. She was married to the late

MCHS JV Football Beats East Jackson on the Road

By: Zachary Parker The Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV Football team travelled to East Jackson last Thursday, beating the Panthers 26-6. This was the team’s first away game, and the victory brings their record to 3-2. “We played a very complete game,” said Assistant Coach Aaron

MCHS Volleyball Takes a Hit on the Road, Brings in Wins on Senior Night

By Zachary Parker The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Volleyball team beat Loganville 25-23 and 25-22 in the October 30th match in Loganville, but lost to Prince Avenue 5-22 and 22-25. “We certainly didn’t play our best Volleyball Tuesday night,” said Coach Greg Thompson. “Loganville is a

Softball Team Headed to 1st Round of State Playoffs

By: Jamison Hooks The Morgan County Lady Dogs will host the “final four” portion of the region 8-AAA Tournament which began on Tuesday, October 7. The tournament will continue and finish on Thursday, October 9. The softball team has already earned the right to play in the

Dogs Hammer East Jackson

By: Alvin Richardson Morgan County’s Bulldogs broke out their pink jerseys Friday night in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and then broke out in a forty-two point first half barrage against visiting East Jackson on their way to a 49-6 win on Homecoming Night. It was

Get Your Pink On

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) is encouraging women to have mammograms throughout the month of October by conducting the “Get Your Pink On,” promotion, which gives out a free pink scarf or pink lunch bag whenever a woman comes in to MMH for a


Thursday, October 16 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Student Series Performance “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” 9:30 am & 11:30 am The ArtsPower musical production of Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great will be performed at the Madison-Morgan Cultural

Firefighters Fall 5K and 10.2K October 11

By: Jamison Hooks Join the Friends of Madison Firefighters as they host the 9th Annual Firefighters Fall 5K and 10.2K on Saturday October 11th. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in either the 5K or 10.2K race, which will follow a scenic course through historic downtown Madison.

Tale of Two Survivors

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick My name is Melissa Ward and I am a cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with breast cancer on February 1, 2011.  I would have never thought at the age of 31 that I would be told I had breast cancer.  In January of 2011,

10th Annual 10th Annual

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer Secret home recipes and picture perfect weather lured impressive numbers of Morgan County residents and visitors from afar to The 10th Annual Madison Downtown Chili Cook-off. “It’s hard to keep track of how many people came out but I’d say there were about