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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,...

Morgan City bids a fond farewell to recorder after 34 years of dedicated service

Those who frequent the Morgan City offices are quite familiar with the name Julie Bloxham. Even elected city officials will tell you that there...

County monitoring recent rising water levels

Above-average snowfall and a February thaw spelled recent flooding concerns in Morgan County, said County Emergency Manager Ian Nelson. So far this year, county officials...

Impending Mountain Green City Center development pushes creation of county RDA

Morgan County’s tale of two cities—Morgan and Mountain Green—just got a little more interesting. When Barber Brothers Ford considered a new location for its $5.5...

City contracts with lobbyist firm in attempt to secure funding

For years now, there has been talk about putting in a Young Street bridge to help alleviate traffic on State Street during school hours,...

Gollaher’s request for new trial denied; Judge: Recall of alternate jurors did not prejudice...

After more than half a year, a district court judge has denied Scott L. Gollaher’s motion for a new trial. Gollaher was found guilty of...

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