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Working holidays

I might seem a little strange in saying this – I’ve been accused of worse names, I’m sure – but I’m beginning to think that Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. No, I don’t get any yearly gifts on July 4. It just seems like

MCHS Touchdown Club golf fundraiser set for July 18

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Sixth Annual Morgan County Touchdown Club Golf Tournament, held in memory of Bill Cochran, Jr., is set to take place next Friday, July 18, at the Creek at Hard Labor. The registration deadline for the tournament, which offers several entry and sponsorship

Volleyball begins preparing for the upcoming season

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Spike Dogs are back together again preparing for their fast approaching season through scrimmages and summer workouts. On Monday July 7 nine volleyball players traveled to Athens Academy to take on two teams in summer scrimmages. On Tuesday July 8 the

Calendar

Tuesdays & Wednesdays this month: • Creative Kids Day Camps – To be held at the Madison Artists Guild Gallery, 217 West Jefferson Street, Madison, GA.   We will play with a variety of creative, unique art projects including some exploration with free form dance and musical instruments (depending on space and weather). Ages 6 – 9  

Seems even small crowds make up a great service

So many of our congregation members are on vacation, or sick and our attendance was light on Sunday, but we did have many visitors including some from Canada. Seems even small crowds make up a great service. Thanks to all the visitors that came on Sunday. It

1st Sunday at The Springs

Greetings from The Springs! In the absence of Pastor Terrell, Rev. Pattman of Indian Creek Baptist Church did an outstanding job. His text for the morning came from Acts 27:21-26 and 28:1-6. Rev. Pattman explained that the Apostle Paul was on a journey to go before Caesar,

Joanie Bruce book signing at Barnes and Noble

Mama, Daddy, (Blanche and Jake Wilson) and I had a real treat on the 4th of July as we were invited over to Evelyn Hanes home in Winterville for a BBQ.  Evelyn’s father, Jack, has been making his home with Evelyn for the past few years.  Well,

Ten reasons why you should love your church

Starting your column this week I want to thank God for a beautiful day on Saturday. The weather was perfect for a yard sale. Next I want to thank everyone that came and made the day a success. I got to see a lot of people that

Honesty is the Best Policy…

I was recently asked by a parent about how much detail should we share with our children. I was reminded of a specific Sunday afternoon when I had to take our then-four year old son to the hospital emergency room after church, because he fell in the nursery

Local illustrator Lindy Burnett hosts summer art camps

By Nick Nunn staff writer During the month of June, local illustrator Lindy Burnett hosted “Camp Colorwheel,” four art camps dedicated to separate age groups, at her barn studio at 1970 Enterprise Road, Madison. The camps included a number of different skill-building activities, focusing on leadership skills,