Category Archive: 'Press'

Leaving my friends and colleagues at the Reporter was the hardest part

By RICHARD DUMAS The Monroe County Reporter February 26, 2020 When I first started working at the Monroe County Reporter in January 2010, I expected it would be for a year, or maybe two years, and then I would move on to a “bigger” media outlet. But as someone who enjoys comfort and hates change, […]

You are blessed with a great staff

The Monroe County Reporter August 28, 2019   To the Editor: I can hardly wait for Wednesday to come so my Reporter will arrive. You are blessed with a great staff. Of course, I’m partial to the two ladies from Jackson, community editor Diane Glidewell and graphics designer Amy Haisten. I agree with Don Daniel […]

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald 2016

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald 2015

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald

Amy Haisten designs 2014 Forsythia Festival logo

Amy Haisten designs 2014 Forsythia Festival logo

The Monroe County Reporter March 5, 2014 The official logo for the 27th Annual Forsythia Festival was created by Amy Haisten of The Monroe County Reporter and Pink Pixel Media. All official Forsythia Festival merchanside, including the t-shirt and lapel pin, feature this year’s elegant logo. This year’s festival takes place March 8 & 9 […]

Why this Jackson lady loves Forsyth

Why this Jackson lady loves Forsyth, GA

The Monroe County Reporter September 25, 2013 To the editor: I am a native of Monroe County, born at High Falls where my daddy went to work for Georgia Power on May 20, 1920. Even though I have never lived in Forsyth, Forsyth is very dear to me. Since I have lived in Jackson most […]

Jody Glidewell enjoyed getting to know Forsyth

Jody Glidewell enjoyed getting to know Forsyth

The Spin Cycle The Monroe County Reporter By JODY GLIDEWELL July 31, 2013 Well, the saying goes that all good things must come to an end. That statement definitely holds true for me as my eight-week internship with the newspaper wraps up. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here at The Monroe County Reporter over […]

The Monroe County Reporter has 5th Anniversary

The Monroe County Reporter has 5th Anniversary

On the Porch: Five years later, phew! By WILL DAVIS The Monroe County Reporter July 4, 2012 The birth of America is not the only thing worth celebrating this week. It was also five years ago this week that my business partners, Robert and Cheryl Williams, and I bought the Reporter, and I began getting to know […]

The Monroe County Reporter wins awards

The Monroe County Reporter wins awards

By WILL DAVIS The Monroe County Reporter May 2, 2012 The Monroe County Reporter won three awards for advertising excellence at the Georgia Press Association ad conference on Friday, April 13. The Reporter’s ad for Your Gold Broker in Forsyth won second place in the service/institutional category. A testimonial ad for Central Georgia Golf Cars featuring Hill […]

Forsyth students visit The Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth students visit The Monroe County Reporter

How do you make the newspaper? The Monroe County Reporter April 18, 2012 A group of Forsyth youngsters used their spring break to see how some local businesses operate. The students are Amir Morton, JaMitchell Owens, Jordan Singleton, Ja’Dasha Owens, Toniya Ponder and Breyanna Harris, shown with Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Chambliss and Amy Haisten, graphics […]

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