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Opinions on Maddux’ less-than-perfect HoF induction

Alvin Richardson, Columnist That Greg Maddux went into the Hall of Fame in an avalanche of votes was certainly no surprise. That he didn’t get everyone’s vote still perplexes me worse than trig did in high school. Both topics are as dark and mysterious as the Amazon

Pan-Demonium with Peter Pan

Council awards $600K drain water contract

Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Madison City Council voted to award a construction contract in the amount of approximately $608,000 to Gary’s Grading & Pipeline Company, Inc., of Monroe, for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) drainage improvements. Madison City Manager David Nunn reminded that the CDBG is

Future Rutledge plans may include I-20 annexation

  By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County Attorney Christian Henry stated during the meeting that the bond proposition is “seemingly complex” but that the procedure is simply a “mechanism” through During the work session of the Rutledge City Council held on Saturday, Jan. 11, council members

NAACP celebrates Jubilee Day

St. Paul AME holds “Obamacare” forum

ByTia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer St. Paul AME Church hosted an informational session to educate attendants on the changing landscape of healthcare on Friday, January 10. Open enrollment for Georgia’s Health Insurance Marketplace begins October 1 and ends March 31. Benjamin Harrison, the communications director for Sixth

Almost Home: Tucson woman’s cross country trek nearly complete

By Dianne Lively Yost, Staff Writer Eight and a half months ago her journey began. To be exact it was May 8 in a place on the Pacific coast called Ocean Shores, Wash. There was no car, no train, no plane, no one accompanying her — only

Morgan County students make District Band, All State band

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, staff writer Twenty Morgan County Middle School students made the District Honor Band, 11 of whom were eligible to advance to the All-State Round of auditions. Two middle school students, Madison Bryant and Emma Hughes, were chosen to participate in the All-State Band

Schaefer to stay as library system director

  By Nick Nunn, staff writer At the quarterly meeting of the Uncle Remus Regional Library System (URRLS) board meeting on Jan. 9, URRLS Director Steve Schaefer informed the board that Dr. Lamar Veatch, the current State Librarian for the Georgia Public Library Service, announced his intention

Bostwick Makes it Official