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“Save the Water Wheel” tournament a success

By Leila Dycus intern The Hard Labor Creek Golf Course was packed with teams from across the area this week aiming to save the water wheel. On Friday, April 25 Friends of Hard Labor Creek and The Creek Golf Course hosted the first Save the Waterwheel Golf

2014 Morgan County football season to begin against Jones County

By Nick Nunn staff writer The 2014 Georgia high school football schedules have been posted by the Georgia High School Association, and Morgan County is set to face off against AAAAA opponent the Jones County Greyhounds for the first game of the 2014 season. With both the

Camp Twin Lakes holds Community Day to highlight ongoing and upcoming projects

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Camp Twin Lakes’ Rutledge location held a Community Day last Sunday, April 27, inviting both members of the public and potential campers to see the camp’s facilities, as well as its ongoing projects. “Every spring, we have an ‘open house’ for our


Thursday, May 1 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. • Prayer Day The Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel (at 2411 Reids Ferry Road, Buckhead, GA) will be open and the Pastor will be available for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday,

Top level of Avado parking deck closed after structural issues discovered

By Nick Nunn staff writer The top level of the Avado parking deck was closed Friday night after structural issues were discovered on the right front corner of the structure. Madison City Manager David Nunn stated Tuesday that there is “not an immediate danger” of collapse, but

Rec Department Consignment Sale

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Recreational Department put on a Kid’s Consignment sale on April 10-12. Seventy-four cosigners registered an array of clothes, toys, bikes, and household items to sell at the event. The sale raised a little over $2,000 for recreation department,

The Resurrected Church and the Power of the Holy Ghost

Greetings from The Springs! The weekend was simply perfect. The great weather allowed the men of USBC to get lots of work completed on the pavilion. This is how Pastor T described the day. The men were outside working, the women were inside cooking, the master chefs

Monticello Yard Sale on Saturday, May 3rd

Seems I like to talk about the weather. Am I getting old or what?   But have we not been having beautiful weather, just enough breeze to feel comfortable but how long will this last before we go into steamy hot days? Loving it right now.  I think I

The Choice to Forgive

This past Sunday at Centennial Baptist Church we began a new teaching series called “No Longer Bound: Living in the Freedom of Forgiveness.” We learned several important truths regarding God’s teaching, that we are to forgive other people when they wrong us. Ephesians 4:32 teaches us, “Be kind to

Relay for Life benefit at The Chowder House

The blackberries are blooming everywhere down in here; so watch out for another cool spell.  I just hope it is a cool spell and not a COLD spell.  I think we all agree that we are all tired of COLD!   I also hope we don’t have any