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Council split on need for a new form of county government; Audit reports point...

Continued audit reports have half the Morgan County Council looking for a new form of government while the other half is set against it. Councilmembers...

Council to request study of Mountain Green development area; Plans remind county official of...

In a split 4-2 vote on June 20, the Morgan County Council approved sending a request for proposals out to study property at the...

Fire restrictions increased to include parts of Morgan City

Ironically, a wet spring can increase summer fire risk because it introduces a large amount of vegetation which dries out quickly when high temperatures...

Commercial Street revitalization faces uncertain future

After over a year of meetings, proposals and hours spent on changes and updates, a single set of numbers could take the Commercial Street...

New vehicle registration fee to help pay for road maintenance, transportation corridor

The Morgan County Council has decided to cash in on a new revenue source that could help maintain county roads in the future.  Starting...

New employee takes position at helm of county planning

Lance Evans is the new face of Morgan County’s planning department, being hired as the planning and development services director last month.  Evans is...

Model citizens honored at Lincoln Day luncheon

By Courtney Bergman The annual Lincoln Event, hosted by the Morgan County Republican Party, continued its tradition of success this year serving as a format...

SHARP survey returns to Morgan schools

After a four-year hiatus and eight years of debate, the SHARP survey is back in the Morgan School District.  District officials unanimously passed approval...

Hotel group interested in Morgan City location; Government entities negotiating tax incentives

How much do you want trimmed? What is usually a phrase overheard at the barber shop is now being overheard at city hall.  And county...

School board selects contractor for future construction projects

The Morgan County School District is moving forward with school construction plans that voters will consider in November, hiring an architect and more recently,...

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