Residents of Morgan County will have the opportunity to take to the polls for a referendum vote this June to decide whether to implement a "freeport" tax exemption for industries within the county.
The Board of Commissioners approved a motion to hold the referendum during a monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.
"We feel like the county needs it," Commissioner Chairman Michael Nabors explained to the board. "Our industries are suffering right now. It might
By Willie Ann Johnson
Today is Saturday, and the pollen count is high, and the weather is very nice on the outside at this writing. Lawn mowers are in full force cutting the grass in our neighborhood. The lawns are green, but remember only God can change these things. As I awoke on Sunday morning it had rained. I thank God for the rain, maybe some of us can get a relief from some of this dust from the pine trees.
We had a great fifth Sunday meeting. Our Traveling Choir rendered the music, an
By Betty Moore
Jo Ann, Jennifer and Joy Bryant, Kim Jones and Scott Doran went to Atlanta to the "Passion Play." They enjoyed it very much.
I talked to Joyce Leitch and got a report on her mother, Georgie Ervin. She says that she is doing very well.
Friday night Natalie Wheat’s family carried her out to eat for her birthday. She says that she sure enjoyed it very much. On Monday her granddaughter, Anna Ross carried her to eat at the Chinese restaurant. She enjoyed that very much t
By Mae Buice
Even with the chill of the change in our weather the spirit was warm within our walls at Sugar Creek on Sunday. It was fifth Sunday, and that means that it’s Youth Sunday, and what a job they did for our morning service, starting with Caleb Bell taking the Sunday School Superintendent’s job on down to Russ Johnson teaching my class and the choir full of our youth and children. They sang their special, directed by Tyler Ward with a little help from Rita, Holding Up The Ladder. Anno
By Frances Brewer
Good morning- if you were among the ones who did not enjoy the beautiful spring weather last week, well it must have been due to illness, too busy or else at such a high rate of speed did not even notice that the entire surroundings us pertaining to nature that had on their winter blankets all winter have put on their spring outfits. All colors blend right in, even though the pollen flying can really add to not only the colors but for sure can change colors of your house, car
By Lois Harper
There was an article in the paper last week on The Braswell fund. I don’t know how it works now, but I was a beneficiary of this organization a long time ago.
Since my father had died and times were hard, they enrolled me into this. Remembering in August Mama would take me and go to the old Rhodes Store where she was allotted material to make my school dresses, fitted for one pair of shoes, including enough tablets and pencils to last the school term strictly for this purpose.