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MCHS boys advance to state tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School boys’ golf team finished fifth overall in the AAA B sectional tournament at the Sunset Country Club in Moultrie on Monday, May 5. The team shot a 325 overall. Eamon Owen earned a 74, Baylie Fowler shot

Willis competes in AAA State meet

By Nick Nunn staff writer Lakasia Willis, sophomore member of the Morgan County High School (MCHS) track team competed in the Georgia High School Association’s AAA state track meet last weekend at the Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany. Willis placed 14th in the girls’ 800-meter preliminary races

Morgan County 4-H team sweeps state tournament

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County 4-H archery teams found successat the State Archery Match at Rock Eagle on May 2-3. The Morgan County team took first place in the Cloverleaf Recurve team competition with a score of 831. Ashley Pincus placed first as an

Madison in May

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer he Morgan-Madison Cultural Center (MMCC) held its early Madison In May fundraiser on May 1-3. Madison in May is the yearly spring tour throughout Madison, which includes historic homes, landmarks and churches. Tickets were $25 for members, $30 for non-members and


Thursday, May 8 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, May 9 • Morgan County Relay for Life at the Dupree Track. Survivor Dinner begins at 5p.m. Opening ceremony begins at 6:30p.m. Saturday, May 10 • Classical Music that Rocks, FREE Family Concert

Madison-Morgan Conservancy’s fourth annual Derby Day fundraiser sells out

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison-Morgan Conservancy held their fourth annual Derby Day fundraiser this past Saturday, May 3, at Goose Creek Farm, located on the Beauchamp Family’s Cosmo Country Estate. In addition to having a live viewing of the Kentucky Derby, attendees also enjoyed a

Teen Maze held at High School

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County High School (MCHS) hosted a 4-H Club event called Teen Maze on May 5-6. Teen Maze is a series of scenes in which participating students are asked to make decisions about drugs, alcohol, and sex and then are shown where

Winds tear through town

Trees Take The Brunt Of The Storm…The first round of a series of massive spring storms ripped through Madison and Morgnan County Tuesday morning. High winds and earlier heavy rains left several large trees, including this one on Main Street across from Heritage Hall, susceptible to damage.

City’s budget nears $20 million mark

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison City Council held their first budget workshop for the fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget last week, giving council members their first look at the proposed budget for 2015, which totals nearly $18,500,000. The proposed budget marks an increase of more

Movie to start filming

By Dianne L. Yost staff writer The Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce is moving its Visitor Center next Monday and Tuesday to make room for the production crew of the Sony Pictures Entertainment film Goosebumps, starring Jack Black. The Visitor Center will be relocated to the Town Park