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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

Gas Authority of Georgia Honors the City of Madison

Special to the Citizen: The Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia honored the City of Madison at its Annual Membership Meeting last week as runner-up for the 2013 Project of the Year Award for Northern Georgia for the Stanton Springs Project. The Cities of Covington and Social Circle

“Click it or Ticket”

Special to the Citizen: To highlight the importance of safe driving and safe boating as the unofficial start of summer draws near, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is once again partnering with the Department of Natural Resources and Georgia State Patrol to add an impaired driving