Ella Boyd shows off her finished rock.

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Leila ScogginsLeila@lakeoconeenews.usA new community project, Color Morgan, is sweeping across the county aiming to bring positivity and joy for all ages.Color Morgan creator Sarah Boyd was inspired... + continue reading

Brad Rice talks to the visitors about one of the MMCC’s historic artifacts.

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Students from Dalian University of Technology pose with a banner

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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  Madison was host to some special out-of-town visitors last weekend, as about 100 students from various universities in China arrived to take in the sights rural Georgia has to offer.... + continue reading
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Can you believe we only have to wait a little more than a month before college football returns?This week’s edition of Lake Oconee News releases 44 days... + continue reading
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Thursday Thunder racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway is rapidly drawing to a close, and Eatonton’s own Rafe Slate intends to lead the way to the... + continue reading
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The Morgan County 7-8-year-olds team went undefeated last week in the 2017 GRPA Class C State Tournament en route to the championship.Morgan’s journey to the state title included a 7-0 shutout of... + continue reading

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07/20/2017
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Leila Scogginsleila@lakeoconeenews.usThe Madison Morgan Cultural Center hosted its annual meeting this week, recognizing an outstanding volunteer, welcoming four new trustees and passing the gavel to a new chairman.The annual meeting was held on Monday, July 17, in the center’s auditorium at 2 p.m. The assembly happens once a year and is their... + continue reading
07/20/2017
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Mark EngelEngel@lakeoconeenews.us If you ever had visions of driving down a Greene County Road that has been named after you, forget it. And so much for the bridge I cross over every day being called The Mark Engel Bridge. The Greene County Board of Commissioners Tuesday created a policy on naming buildings, bridges, roads and lands... + continue reading

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07/20/2017
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The Greene County 11/12-year-old All-Star baseball team will compete this weekend for the 2017 state title.Greene County defeated the Perry Gray team 12-1 on July 14, and then dropped a 7-5 heartbreaker to Columbia County the next day. Later that evening, Greene County’s players redeemed themselves with a 5-1 win over Jones County to earn their... + continue reading

Board chairman Mike Lynch and the rest of the Greene County Board of Education face some tough decisions regarding Union Point STEAM Academy.

07/20/2017
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Mark Engelengel@lakeoconeenews.us In a stunning move, the Union Point STEAM Academy (UPSA) governing board has voted to not apply for a charter renewal. The current charter expires in June 2018. The board also unanimously voted to seek a merger with the county’s other charter school, Lake Oconee Academy (LOA). It happened at a July... + continue reading

The Morgan County Board of Education (l-r) Superintendent Dr. James Woodard, Cheryl Bland, Nelson Hale, Brad Evans and Kieth Howard) accepts special recognition from Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and the Georgia Charter System Foundation which named the Morgan County School System an Outstanding Charter School System last month. According to Superintendent Dr. James Woodard, the Morgan County system was in the top 10 for top honors in the state.

07/20/2017
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T. Michael Stone The Morgan County Board of Education approved a supplemental bond resolution to issue $15 million in general obligation bonds during Monday night’s meeting. The bonds were issued to cover the cost of building and equipping the new middle school.According to Bryce Holcomb of Citybank , the school system is getting an excellent... + continue reading

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07/20/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Can you believe we only have to wait a little more than a month before college football returns?This week’s edition of Lake Oconee News releases 44 days... + continue reading

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07/20/2017
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 Hank SegarsLakelife Associate EditorWith abandoned storefronts, closed schools and unpainted structures, our crossroads villages in Lake Country sometime resemble abandoned and ghostly places.... + continue reading
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Pup is gone but not forgotten

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Ella Boyd shows off her finished rock.

07/20/2017
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Leila ScogginsLeila@lakeoconeenews.usA new community project, Color Morgan, is sweeping across the county aiming to bring positivity and joy for all ages.Color Morgan creator Sarah Boyd was inspired... + continue reading

Brad Rice talks to the visitors about one of the MMCC’s historic artifacts.

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Students from Dalian University of Technology pose with a banner

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Past, present and new MMCC trustees pose in front of the center.

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