Following a short public hearing Monday morning, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the proposed county budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. The vote was made behind a District 4 Supervisor Ron Wood motion and a District 5 Supervisor Janet Roby-Harper second.
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Jessie Mann, the head librarian at the Duck Hill Library, never imagined that she’d go back to work after working 40 years and retiring in 2000. However, in 2009, after volunteering at the library, she accepted the position of librarian and returned to the workforce.
Carroll Academy’s season-opening winning streak was put to a severe test on Friday night at Newton County Academy in Decatur.
Winona Christian football coach Junior Graham didn’t necessarily like playing back-to-back division games this early in the season.
But now that the Stars came through that stretch with two wins and stand atop the division standings, he isn’t complaining.
J.Z. George head coach Ben Burton didn't expect his team to be 0-4 at this point in the season as the Jaguars prepare to host Holly Springs High School Friday at 7 p.m. in North Carrollton.
The season is a long way from being over, especially since Region 3-3A play doesn't start until Sept. 28.
Forest won Region 5-3A last year, but there is a new kid on the block. Winona went on the road for its first region game as a 3A school and improved to 4-0 with a dominating win over the Bearcats 41-21.
“That was nice,” said coach Joey Tompkins. “1-0 is better than 0-1.”
The Tigers have scored at least 33 points in every game.
****UPDATE 10:59: Supervisor Claude Fluke said Highway 17 is closed South of Highway 430 at the Abiaca Creek bridge.
Three families living on County Road 165 near Black Hawk have been evacuated after the Murdock Lake Dam broke in two places Friday afternoon.
With the annual Carrollton Pilgrimage, set for October 5 and 6, just a month away, organizers are working tirelessly to make this year’s event the best one yet.