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Michael Whitfield, 11, of Bolingbroke, caught this giant blue catfish on a bream at Lake Sinclair earlier this month. Whitfield is a rising sixth grader at Monroe County Middle School. He is the son of Alan and Amie Whitfield.

Forsyth Farmers Market is back in full swing with a street full of vendors offering a variety of locally grown and produced goods each Friday through October. The selection varies from week to week according to what’s in season and the schedule of the merchants, but shoppers are sure to find…

A new franchise, possibly a restaurant, is likely coming to Forsyth after the city approved a plan to help finance the project to re-develop a blighted area of town.

The Hubbard Alumni Association held its annual banquet on Friday evening, April 17 at the Monroe County Middle School Hubbard campus where many members of the Alumni Association fondly remembered attending and saluting the yellow and maroon colors of the Hubbard School. The Hubbard Celebrati…

Christina Barfield will teach technology education to grades 6-8. Originally from New Jersey and now living in Forsyth, she earned her undergraduate degree at Mercer University and Master’s at Georgia College & State University, Macon. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family…

Ever since I was four, Vacation Bible School has been one of the highlights of my summer. I looked forward to seeing the decorations, earning points through memorization, learning new songs, watching skits, and spending time with my friends. In seventh grade, when I was too old to attend VBS…

New Providence Baptist Church held its annual AWANA Pinewood Derby on April 3. Winners pictured above were, from left, Josie White, Katelyn Shipman and Haleigh Jones. At left is Emma Bertram, shown with her dad Steven, who won the design competition. (Photos courtesy Cliff Sawley)

Planning for future growth and hiring at Plant Scherer is at a standstill after the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued 1,300 pages of new regulations on coal plants last week.

Ernest and June Ham of Rome, Ga., formerly of Monroe County, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 8, 2011.  They met at Mary Person High School and graduated in the Class of 1949.  They were married at Dames Ferry Baptist Church, on Sunday, April 8, 1951.  They lived in Monroe …

Deedrie Knight Davis of High Falls died Wednesday, October 27, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens. Pastor David O’Steen will officiate. The family will greet friends immediately following…