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MCHS girls golf places third at region tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School girls’ golf team took third place in the 8-AAA region playoff this past Monday, April 14, at the Double Oaks golf course in Commerce. The girls placed just behind North Oconee and Jackson County with a total

MCMS soccer nears season end

By Leila Dycus intern Last week the MCMS soccer teams continued their impressive winning streak with matches against Putnam and George Walton Academy. On Tuesday April 8, MCMS traveled to Putnam County. Then on Thursday April 10 Morgan County traveled to George Walton Academy to take on

First baseball alumni game a success

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County baseball program hosted its first alumni game this past Saturday, April 12. Twenty-six former players and four former coaches came together to raise money for the program. “The alumni game was a huge success,” said Morgan County High School

Varsity tennis prepares for region playoffs

By Nick Nunn staff writer This Wednesday, April 16, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity tennis teams competed in the first round of the 8-AAA region tournament, which is taking place at Oconee County High School. Going into the region tournament, the Morgan County girls’ and

MCMS tennis dominates Malcolm Bridge

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) tennis team took on Malcolm Bridge last Thursday, April 3, at North Oconee High School. The MCMS girls played seven matches against Malcolm Bridge, winning five matches to Malcolm Bridge’ two. The MCMS boys topped Malcolm

First class of the Morgan Works Certification Program celebrates graduation.

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan Works and Workplace Fundamental Skills Certification program, which offers free classes training the unemployed to become better equipped to land a job, held its first graduation ceremony for seven students who completed this first-time offered course on April 10

Young Artist Passion Project proposes art exhibit

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Young Artist Passion Project (YAPP) is the brainchild of the Morgan County African American Museum (MCAAM) and the Madison Artists Guild (MAG), both local non profit organizations. YAPP is trying to raise money for their program by April 16 to

GCC reviews TDR ordinance

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Greenspace Conservation Commission (GCC) reviewed a draft of the Transferable Development Rights (TDR) ordinance proposal at their monthly meeting in April. The draft will next be reviewed by the Madison’s city attorney, Joe Reitman, before the commission submits the final

Museum fundraiser earns $10,000

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Steffen Thomas Museum in Buckhead held a Peace, Love & Art fundraiser in March that raised $10,000 for the museum’s educational art programs. With at least 100 people in attendance, the 60s-themed event featured food, a cash bar, a silent

Art program gearing up for summer classes

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Lindy Burnett of Morgan County is gearing up for the summer portion of her art program called Camp Colorwheel Art Academy, which she runs out of her property just seven miles outside of Madison. Burnett currently works with over 70 children, from