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Rep. Holt won’t make an endorsement in 112 race

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Stating that “I find it necessary to publicly state my position on the race to fill the District 112 State House seat”, State Representative Doug Holt clarified his stance on the contest. “It has been my intent to leave the decision

City hopes to restore Horse Branch

By Nick Nunn staff writer The City of Madison issued a public notice last week stating that the city will be requesting a variance to state environmental law in order to begin a stream bank restoration project on Horse Branch in Madison. City Manager David Nunn stated

MCES Relay event raises more than $1,600

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Morgan County Elementary School (MCES) held their annual Relay For Life Marketplace fundraiser on Apr. 17. Jennifer Evans, MCES’s Relay for Life chairwoman and third grade teacher, said the she was overwhelmed by the support of students, parents and community members.

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 24 an affray complaint was filed at a Hollis Street, Rutledge location. According to reports, deputies responded to a report of juveniles fighting. When they arrived, reports states, several juveniles fled the area. Deputies were given identification of the juveniles by neighbors and a deputy

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On April 27 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location. According to reports, a woman stated that when she attempted to leave her residence she noticed that her door had been damaged. Reports state that someone had apparently attempted to kick open

Dogs win final game, finish season 13-13

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity baseball team finished their 2014 season last week, after losing to North Oconee High School 8-11 but winning their final game against the Franklin County Lions 5-1. The Diamond Dogs finished out their season with a

Gibbons to resign as MCHS boys’ basketball coach

By Nick Nunn staff writer Charlemagne Gibbons has announced that he will be resigning as the head coach of the Morgan County High School (MCHS) boys’ basketball team in order to take an assistant coach position at Florida Atlantic University. “It was one of the toughest decisions

MCMS soccer completes record-breaking season

By Leila Dycus intern Recently, the Morgan County Middle School Soccer teams wrapped up their season in a record breaking way. A canceled game against Greene County caused the game against George Walton Academy (GWA) on April 10 to be the middle school’s last match. The GWA

MCHS varsity soccer prepares to face St. Pius X this Friday for first round of state playoffs

By Leila Dycus intern After a week off for spring break the MCHS Varsity girls are back on the field this week preparing for their first round of state playoffs. “We set a goal at the beginning of the season to make it to the plays and

MCHS boys take second in region

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School boys’ golf team placed second in the 8-AAA region tournament at the Highland Walk Golf Course in Royston last Tuesday, April 22, with a team score of 320. North Oconee won the match with a 295. The