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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...

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...

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...

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...

County approves new employee pay structure

Morgan County officials are tired of their county being the training ground for government employees who start their careers in Morgan and shortly move...

Morgan contemplates food pantry management change

While some say Morgan residents can’t get tax write offs for their charitable donations to the Morgan County Food Pantry, others say a short-term...

Residential vacation rentals bring hope of new revenue through transient tax

Check out the seven Airbnb listings in the Morgan area.  The Brass Ring Bed and Breakfast in Morgan County offers three rooms just one mile...

Group seeks Mountain Green participants in general plan survey

Because they feel resident participation in general plan updates has been too low, a group of Mountain Green residents is aiming for a comprehensive...

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