Helen Hamby, 87, of Dawsonville, Georgia: Friday August 3rd

Helen Hamby, 87, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away Tuesday July 31, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health. Born October 25, 1924 in Glenmary, Tennessee to the late James and Fannie Bell McKinney, she had lived in...

WECO News: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Teachers with Morgan County Schools returned to work this morning. Dr. Edd Diden, Director of Schools, explains: Diden: “Here at Central Middle this morning, everyone is here for opening in-service. All professional staff comes in and we’ll spend the morning...

WECO News: July 31st, 2012 – Morgan County Commission Meeting

There was a standing room only crowd for the Morgan County Commission meeting last night when commissioners voted to approve a budget and set a tax rate. Randy Roberts, chairman of the budget committee presented a budget that he says...

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg: Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 27, 2012. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wartburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; W.L....

WECO News: Monday, July 30th: PEC Gets New Facility

As we reported on Friday’s news at 5:00, Plateau Electric Cooperative made history Friday afternoon with a ceremonial ground breaking for its new Morgan County facility in Wartburg. Plateau Electric’s Chief Executive Officer Dave Cross explains: Cross: “We’ve got a facility...

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg: Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Mr. James L. Boggs, age 64 of Wartburg went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 27, 2012. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wartburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; W.L....

Lindell Howard Tompkins of Deer Lodge Passed Away July 24th

Lindell Howard Tompkins of Deer Lodge passed away July 24, 2012 at the age of 68. He was born June 17, 1944 in Albany, KY. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona Vertner Tompkins and his parents:...

Mr. Charles “Duke” Phillips, age 56, of Sunbright: Friday, July 27th

Mr. Charles "Duke" Phillips, age 56, of Sunbright passed away Tuesday July 24, 2012 at the Roane Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his Father: Reno Phillips and brothers: Robert and Eddie Phillips. He is survived by His...

WECO News: Friday, July 27th

WECO hosted candidates seeking election to the Morgan County Board of Education last night on the Political Spotlite. Terry Armes is the current chairman of the Board of Education and he is seeking his third term representing the county’s second...

WECO News: Thursday, July 26th, 2012

It’s that time of year when parents begin buying back to school supplies, and while it’s something children may enjoy, it may not be so easy for some parents. Ella Smith, director of Morgan-Scott Project in Deer Lodge believes it...