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JV Soccer defeats Oglethorpe in comeback

By Leila Dycus intern On March 12 the JV Boys team took on Oglethorpe at home. Oglethorpe would prove to be a difficult opponent through out the first half. With their coach Ian Palmer out of town, varsity coach Brandon York took over coaching the JV boys

Morgan County C-Team prepares for final weeks of the 2014 season

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County C-Team Diamond Dogs are preparing for the final weeks of their 2014 season. Monday, the team took on Washington-Wilkes on the road. This Saturday, the C-Team will host a double-header against the Alcovy Tigers at home, with the first

Diamond Dogs prepare for region play

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity Diamond Dogs dominated Oglethorpe County 11-2 last Wednesday, March 13, at Oglethorpe County High School. The win puts the Dogs’ 2014 record at 7-3 just before the beginning of region play, which starts this Monday against

A Day For The Champions!

By Nick Nunn staff writer As the parade bearing Morgan County’s championship basketball teams rounded the corner from Hancock Street onto West Jefferson Street in Madison last Friday afternoon, they could begin to see the hundreds of Morgan County residents that had gathered near Town Park to

The Taste of Madison

By Tia Leorchick staff writer Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser, Taste of Madison, which was held at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Hall on March 13, was a huge success this year, according to Chamber of Commerce President Bob Hughes. “We had a great turn out that exceeded


By Nick Nunn staff writer Surrounded by a red sea of Morgan County fans, the Hoop Dogs departed their locker room just after 5 p.m. last Saturday, March 8, at the Macon Coliseum with one thing on their minds: the fight for the state championship. Once out

Madison Council denies dangerous dog appeal

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Ashley Spivey appeared before the City Council March 10 to appeal City Manager David Nunn’s ruling that her dog be declared a dangerous dog, which would require Spivey to post warning signs on her property and to keep the dog secured

Law Enforcement/ Madison Police Department

On March 8 an animal complaint was filed at a Penor Street location. According to reports, a woman at Morgan Memorial Hospital alleged that a neighbor’s Chihuahua mix dog had come onto her property and bit and scratcher her 10-year-old son. The dog was surrendered to Madison

Law Enforcement/Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On March 8 a civil dispute report was filed at a Ponder Pines Road location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a Ponder Pines Road residence after a man said his neighbor had threatened to bulldoze his fence line. The man said that he and the

Royal considered for Ga. Trust executive committee

By Nick Nunn staff writer Jane Royal was nominated last week for a position on the executive committee for the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to “work for the preservation and revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocate their appreciation,