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Chrysler dealership coming to Madison

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer On May 27, The Corridor Design Commission (CDC) unanimously voted to approve an application for an alteration and extension to the property located at 1860 Eatonton Road, contingent upon several conditions. The site was previously the old Pontiac dealership that has

Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce names 2013-2014 Award Winners

By Nick Nunn staff writer In preparation for their 2014 Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 12, the Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce has released its list of 2013-2014 Award Winners, recognizing seven businesses and individuals in Madison and Morgan County for their achievements during the past year. Winners

Thirty One Years and Still Kickin

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Thirty-one years and still kickin’! The Rutledge Fair brought handmade crafters, musicians, local restaurants, and residents together for a memorable country fair this past Saturday, May 24. “We just moved here, and the community of just everyone coming together- seeing a town work

Dycus reflects on the past year at the Citizen

Sports have been a constant in my life. As a child I grew up with a dad whose business was sports. You see, my dad is a television producer, but to me he’ll always be a cameraman. He got his start filing sporting events. Braves baseball, Falcons

Remembering: The Price of Freedom

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The annual Memorial Day Service and Ride for America motorcycle parade was held at Town Park in downtown Madison on May 26, where hundreds of locals donned in red flowers and waiving American flags gathered to honor the memory of all

MCMS Band Graces Town Park Stage

Leila Dycus Staff Writer There’s a first time for everything- this year’s MCMS Spring Band Concert graced the Town Park stage last week. On Thursday May 15 members of the Morgan County Middle School band came together to play their spring concert in Town Park. Band members

MCPS Reading Program

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County Primary School is introducing a new summer reading program for students. Each primary school student received five books last Thursday during school assemblies that they have chosen to read over this coming summer. This program was funded through the Morgan

Madison Chamber Music Festival receives the NEA Challenge America Grant

Special to the Citizen The Madison Chamber Music Festival, presented by the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant in the amount of $10,000 for the 2014 season. The Madison Chamber Music Festival has garnered much attention and

Morgan County 4H program “very active”

Special to the Citizen: One of Janet Woodard’s biggest regrets from her childhood is not being involved in the county’s 4-H program in her hometown of Ocilla. In her role as Morgan County’s 4-H leader, Woodard makes sure local children don’t experience the same void. “If I

June Programs at Hard Labor Creek State Park

Special to the Citizen: June is a great time to come out and explore Hard Labor Creek State Park. For more information on Hard Labor Creek State Park, or other Georgia Parks, visit www.gastateparks.org/Hard Labor Creek “Home School Wednesdays”— Wednesday, June 4, 1-2:30 P.M. – Join a