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Letters: Pearl St. interests Wall St.

Pearl St. intersects Wall St. It has come to my attention that Pearl St. has become an impediment to the economic growth of Madison. Purportedly, Pearl St.’s representatives on the city council, Chris Hodges and Carrie Reid have stated that the blight and vacant residences on Pearl

Tyranny of the Minority

By Donald Kerr, Columnist We live with a minority who complain that our society has become a “socialist state,” that they are losing personal liberty, freedom to own guns, and personal choice. It is not what they think. No one is going to take away guns, and

Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On January 26 a burglary complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road location. According to reports, a woman reported that when she arrived at her residence she observed that someone had forced entry. The woman said a fire safe had been pried open, $100 in coins

Law Enforcement: Madison Police Department

On January 24 a simple assault/ simple battery complaint was filed at a Hough Street location. According to reports, a man reported that a woman known to him had snatched a blue bag containing $167. An officer approached the Hough Street residence of the woman and the

BOC backs agri-tourism display

  By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted on Jan. 21 to implement the state-funded Agri-Tourism Road Signage Program. The signs will advertise local agri-tourism businesses throughout the county. Planning and Development Director Chuck Jarrell supported the program but raised

Somebody’s got a bad, bad case of the “Affluenza!”

By Dianne Lively Yost, Columnist Momma’s flat sick with a whoppin’ case of the Affluenza! She must have gotten it from that fool Wall Street billionaire Tom Perkins! It’s a dang epidemic! I accidently saw Momma’s email correspondence and she flat booked the Presidential Suite at the

We are having a colder winter than my brother in Belgium!

By Rachel Harper Here we go again; on this Tuesday they are forecasting a winter storm watch with snow accumulations and maybe some sleet!! So I know what I will be doing on this Monday and tonight; we will all be in “hunker down” mode; bottling up water,

Divine Direction

By T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! People are buzzing about the Let’s Do It Again 70’s Night coming up on Valentine’s Day. It’s not just for couples either. It’ll be at the Old Standridge Building in Social Circle starting at 6:30. I’ll see you

Our new Lead Pastor starts this Sunday

By Rev. Donnie Compton, Columnist It has been a great New Year out here at Centennial Baptist Church. God has blessed this church in so many ways. The greatest blessing is that we have called a new Lead Pastor, Dr. Michael Stovall. He will start his ministry

Keeping jugs of water in kitchen to prepare for snow storm

By Betty Moore, Columnist As I write this we are all anticipating the predicted snow storm for our area on the 28 of January. Today is a nice day so we wait and see what happens. Meanwhile I’m keeping my jugs of water in the kitchen and