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Acres, Evans qualify for BOE seat

By Tia Lyn Lacorchick staff writer Brad Evans, 37, a local attorney in Madison, has announced his candidacy for the Board of Education (BOE) District 5 . Dave Belton is vacating his seat on the BOE to run for state representative. “I have been looking for an

Here comes Ricky D’s! Dianne Lively Yost biz buzz columnist

Momma! I’m home! I brought you a brand spankin’ new . . . Oh My Ever. Livin’. GOSH! Yoda! Ironman! Indiana Jones! What in the Sam Hill is goin’ on? Whoa! Did somebody slip psychedelic mushrooms in my tea? Momma y’all can’t play poker with our shoppin’

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On March 1 a suspicious activity report was filed at an Old Mill Farms, Mansfield, location. According to reports, a woman said while her children were attempting to sell sweet tea at the end of the driveway, two white males in a black Toyota Tacoma pickup drove

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On March 1 a larceny complaint was filed at an Old Post Road location. According to reports, a woman reported that sometime between January 1 and February 1 someone took seven jewelry items from a top drawer of a bedroom dresser. The woman said the items are valued

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 6 • MCHS JV Baseball @ MCHS vs. Oconee County, 5:55 p.m. • MCHS Varsity Tennis @ MCHS vs. Jackson County, 4:30 p.m. • MCHS Varsity Soccer @ MCHS vs. Monroe Area, 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7 • MCHS C-Team Baseball @ MCHS

Hoop Dogs take on Buford in Macon this Saturday for the AAA State Championship

  By Nick Nunn staff writer After facing East Hall, Cedar Grove, and Johnson in the last week and standing victorious against them all, only 32 minutes and the Buford Wolves now stand between the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs and a state championship title.

Lady Dogs fall to St. Pius in state quarterfinals

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Lady Dogs’ 2013-2014 season came to a heartbreaking end last Wednesday with a 38-51 loss to the St. Pius X Lions in the quarterfinal game of the state playoffs. The Lady Dogs finished their season with

Varsity Diamond Dogs split double-header, earn second win against Clarke Central

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Diamond Dogs pushed their 2014 record to 4-2 last week after earning a 8-5 win over Clarke Central and splitting a double-header against Lamar County at the Morgan County Diamond Day last Saturday, March 1.

Young Morgan County C-Team rallies for after early losses

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County baseball C-Team began their 2014 season at the Alcovy Diamond Day on February 22, where they lost to Alcovy 7-1 and Apalachee 9-0. Rallying from their first losses of the season, the C-Team beat Washington-Wilkes’ JV team on February

Smith to play at Augusta National competition

By Nick Nunn staff writer Bailey Smith, a seventh-grader at Morgan County Middle School (MCMS), has been chosen to compete in the inaugural Drive, Chip & Putt Championship at the Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 6. The competition, which will take place the week before