Wesley Spencer Smith 

,
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
Reader's rate:
0
T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us A Columbia, South Carolina, man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and theft by receiving stolen property... + continue reading
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
Reader's rate:
0
Investigators with the Greene County Sheriff's Office charged Dustin James Funk, 32, of Carrollton, with 11 counts of first degree forgery and 11 counts of obtaining prescription drugs by fraud on... + continue reading

With the game on the line, Morgan senior quarterback Trey Patterson tosses up a long pass to Anthony Cooper, who hauls it in to give Morgan its decisive 22-21 lead over Monroe Area.

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Posted by JustinHubbard1
Reader's rate:
3
By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us On Friday the 13th, it was only appropriate for Morgan County football to win in a thriller.The Bulldogs (6-1) beat Monroe Area (7-1) last Friday, 22-21... + continue reading

Rafe Slate, driver of the No. 8 Solid Rock Racing Legends car, straps on his helmet before climbing into his car to compete in last week’s Legends series Nationals race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

PHOTO: Contributed

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Posted by JustinHubbard1
Reader's rate:
3.666665
By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Legends racing series’ Nationals event last week in Las Vegas did not go the way Rafe Slate envisioned, but the Eatonton-based Legends driver still... + continue reading

Morgan County senior pitcher Katee Finney winds up to throw a pitch during last week’s state playoff series at Greater Atlanta Christian. Finney allowed just two runs through two games.

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Posted by JustinHubbard1
Reader's rate:
3
By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Morgan softball team used a combination of strong pitching, stellar defense and consistent offense to upend Greater Atlanta Christian last week and... + continue reading

Latest News

09/21/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
  Mayor Fred Perriman has been involved with city government in Madison for almost 34 years, and he would like to serve as mayor for four more.Perriman served on the Madision City Council for 30 years, joining the city’s governing body in 1983.“I decided to run again because there are a few projects I would like to see completed,”... + continue reading
09/21/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
Dave Browndave@lakeoconeenews.usAt the end of Tuesday evening's meeting of the Greene County Board ofCommissioners, the collective heart and soul of county governmentworkers was applauded by board chairman Gary Usry for their hard workand diligence cleaning up from last week's tropical storm remnants ofHurricane Irma."I want to give a big thank... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

, , , , , , ,
10/12/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
 Hank SegarsLakelife Associate Editor  The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas once again reminds us of the courage and importance of law enforcement personnel as first responders. News outlets provided numerous reports of brave officers taking gunfire as they rushed to assist injured victims, likely saving hundreds of lives. All the while... + continue reading

Kimberley Jaynes teaches math to students D.J. McPherson (left) and Alexia Reid, who sit in wobble stools that are part of the "Ditch the Desk" campaign.

10/12/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
 James M. Mortonjames@lakeoconeenews.us Students in Mrs. Kimberley Jaynes' fourth grade class at Morgan County Elementary School are tired of sitting in desks. That was the thought behind Jaynes’ $2,500 grant for new seating in her math class that allows students to pick between several different unconventional seats. “Flexible... + continue reading

Celia Murray (left) and Elizabeth Bell confer during Monday’s city council meeting.

10/12/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us The controversial Foster Park rezoning issue wasn’t on the Madison City Council agenda Monday night, but opponents of the plan showed up to argue that it should have been.Before council could get far into its agenda, Elizabeth Bell and Celia Murray challenged the city’s right to delay a vote on the... + continue reading

Sports

With the game on the line, Morgan senior quarterback Trey Patterson tosses up a long pass to Anthony Cooper, who hauls it in to give Morgan its decisive 22-21 lead over Monroe Area.

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

10/18/2017
Posted by JustinHubbard1
By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us On Friday the 13th, it was only appropriate for Morgan County football to win in a thriller.The Bulldogs (6-1) beat Monroe Area (7-1) last Friday, 22-21... + continue reading

Rafe Slate, driver of the No. 8 Solid Rock Racing Legends car, straps on his helmet before climbing into his car to compete in last week’s Legends series Nationals race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

PHOTO: Contributed

10/18/17 -

Morgan County senior pitcher Katee Finney winds up to throw a pitch during last week’s state playoff series at Greater Atlanta Christian. Finney allowed just two runs through two games.

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

10/17/17 -

Joseph Crumbley, a senior tailback at Nathanael Greene Academy, looks for a running lane before taking off during last week’s game against Rock Springs Christian.

PHOTO: Contributed

10/12/17 -

Opinions

10/19/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
Jamison Hooksnews@lakeoconee.us Well… not really. But that would be the case without the dollars generated by tourism related economic activity in our community.  If you think that’s... + continue reading
, , , , , , ,
10/12/17 -

Community

Dave Brown/Staff

Paris Crowder of Oconee Construction Services operates an excavator at the new ATLAS Center building site.

,

Dave Brown/Staff

Rob Mitchell, the executive director, has been involved with ATLAS Ministry for the past 11 years.

10/05/2017
Posted by MichaelStone1
By Dave Browndave@lakeoconeenews.usAfter two years of fundraising, ATLAS Ministry has broken ground and moved earth at its building site adjacent to Greene County schools on Highway 44.“The site was... + continue reading