Bostwick city officials and citizens commemorated Arbor Day despite cold temperatures and rain this past Saturday. Bostwick was named a Tree City for the third year in a row, said June Whittaker, Bostwick City Council member.
Damon Malcom dedicated a tree that the group planted in memory of his grandfather, Herbert Malcom Sr.
Mark Batchelor also donated a tree.
"We were busy on Arbor Day," Whittaker said. "We were there, and we had a big party."
Whittaker said that
Police are asking for help in locating the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident last Tuesday evening.
Cedric Moon, 17, of Madison, was struck by a car while walking on the side of Meadow Ridge Drive from his grandmother’s house back to his own residence. Moon stated in an accident report taken by the Madison Police Department that he heard the vehicle approaching behind him, and "knew that the vehicle was going to strike him."
Moon was hit on his legs by the onco
The Diamond Dogs are stepping back up to the plate for another season of Morgan County baseball in two weeks when they take on Cedar Shoals High School on March 4. A young varsity team will have to find a way to compensate for the loss of seven senior players from last year’s team.
"We’re very excited," said new Head Coach Jay Eason, who has moved up from his position as Assistant Coach last year. "But we have some very big shoes to fill. We’re going to be a young
Georgia Representative Mickey Channell (Dem.) visited the Madison Health and Rehab Center last Saturday to discuss the proposed cuts to Medicaid funding with a group of concerned residents.
Georgia Senator Faye Smith was also scheduled to attend the meeting, but was unable to attend due to illness.
Rep. Channell reviewed a bill he submitted to the state legislature titled the "Georgia Long-Term Care Federal Partnership" that is intended to compensate for some of the
While Samuel Burney was fighting in the Confederacy, he wrote frequently to his young wife, Sarah Elizabeth (Sallie) Shepherd, who lived on her mother’s Madison Plantation.
A graduate of Mercer, Burney felt compelled to volunteer for the Panola Guards, the local militia later to become part of Cobb’s Georgia Legion. He waited until their first child was born, then joined the others at the front near Richmond, Va.
From there Burney began a faithful recording of the war he witnessed in lett
A Pace, Fla.-based art supply company has announced it will relocate its to Madison.
According to a press release issued by the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce, North American Art, a family-owned business established in 1995, according to the press release, will base its operations in the old Siemon Manufacturing building on Monticello Highway.
North American Art has announced it expects to employ approximately 35 people in its new wharehousing and manufacturing operations.