First proposed more than two years ago, the Madison location of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is nearing completion at the intersection of Amtico Road and Monticello Highway near I-20. The business had planned to open in May, according to city officials, but weather slowed construction. The truck stop will bring two new eateries to Madison as well: Hardee’s and Godfather’s Pizza. T. MICHAEL STONE/StaffRead more
State school officials are asking Georgians to chime in on whether students should have to take year-end tests during the upcoming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Some people may ask why we’re here, and we’re here because it's time for the community to get off the sidelines and push for change,” Morgan County youth march organizer Alex Williams said. “Change is what we’re fighting for. We’re fighting for justice, equality and so much more. We are marching today to show we will not turn a blind eye to the injustice of people of color, just like myself. Although this march isn’t the only change that we can do. It’s to start the hopes in our community to help all around the country.”Read more
The Morgan County Board of Commissioners adopted the county’s 2021 budget at the most recent regular meeting held June 16.Read more
A couple hightailing it around Eatonton in a moving truck is now in jail, and their young child is in the care of family members.Read more