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Watch out for those snow babies!

By Rachel Harper It is unbelievable, but they are forecasting another batch of snow and ice!  Don’t you know the governor and Mayor Reed of Atlanta just want to crawl under something and hibernate until this winter is over!! Another “by-product” (if you will!!) of all the snow

Salvation opens the door to Heaven

  By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from the Springs!  Oops!  We’re sorry!  there was a last minute change to the scheduled church conference which was supposed to be held on last Saturday. After some discussion, we will have conference on Sunday, February 16, after morning worship.  We

Storms are not sent for retribution but for restoration

By Margie Ward, Columnist Sunday morning attendance for worship service was good with visitors present. We are thankful they chose our church to come and visit. We the members are always blessed by their presence and we pray they were encouraged and blessed as well and will

Ok, I’m ready for this weather to clear out and leave . . . Again!

By Mae Buice WHAT!!!!  Snow on Tuesday. It’s nice for maybe an hour but I hope it skips over us. I know the school kids would love a “snow day” vacation. And that’s the way I opened my last news column. I pray this is not a

Remembering our spotless fireplace with “white mud”

By Betty Moore, Columnist John and Gail Wade went to Lawrenceville to see the grandchildren. They enjoy playing with them so much. Martha Sue Peek has lived in Charleston, South Carolina, Germany, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Goose Bay, Labrador, Philippines, Oklahoma City and now she is back after 50

AARP will complete your taxes for free on March 11

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a FREE workshop for anyone who is in the role of providing services and oversight to those needing extra help at home.  These sessions are for those caring for an elderly friend or loved one, or those caring for the younger generation.

Flambeau to add 100 new jobs at Madison Site

By Patrick Yost editor Flambeau Inc announced Monday that it would immediately add approximately 100 new jobs to its Atlanta Highway manufacturing site. According to Gene Luepkes, operations manager, the injection molded manufacturing plant has secured several new lines of components and is adding machinery from a

County running budget on reserves

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard from Beth Grimes, certified public accountant with Bates & Carter, concerning the county’s audit for the fiscal year 2013. Grimes stated that the county’s expenditures exceeded its revenue for the second year in a

Sheriff’s office nabs four for home invasion

By Patrick Yost Editor Three men and a woman have been arrested and charged after a Bostwick home invasion that stemmed, authorities said, from the alleged theft of a video game and game controller. According to Lt. Mark Williams, the four people have all been charged with

Morgan Memorial records a profit for December

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) earned more than $21,000 in net income during the month of December 2013, despite a relatively low daily census of 15.9 patients per day. The gross patient revenue for December was almost $80,000 less than budgeted, but