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MCES kicks off first Book Fair of the year

By Jamison Hooks Staff Writer Books, posters, and games galore! Morgan County Elementary School (MCES) has kicked off their first Scholastic Book fair on August 18 for the new school year. Students are excited to browse for their favorite books, posters, and markers among other fun items.

Dr. Kramer offering services in Madison

Special to the Citizen: Dr. Andrew Kramer, a general surgeon at Eastside Medical in Snellville, is offering his services right here in Madison every two weeks. Kramer, 48, opened a timeshare office, located at 1550 Eatonton Highway, to do screenings and consults for other physicians’ patients in

‘Creature and Critters’ lives up to promise

By Jamison Hooks staff writer The Madison Artists Guild (MAG) hoped to host an eclectic exhibit that could feature the talents of all its members. Creatures and Critters did just that. MAG experienced a successful turnout to its anticipated opening reception of The Creatures and Critters exhibit

September Programs at Hard Labor Creek

Special to the Citizen: September is the beginning of fall. Temperatures start to cool, days are getting shorter, and it is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. Come out and explore Hard Labor Creek State Park. For more information on Hard Labor Creek State Park, or

Amici Announces Promotions to Management

Special to the Citizen: In its continuing effort to bring the finest food and service to its guests, Amici is proud to announce several promotions to its management team. Julie Harvey has been promoted to the position of Manager of Accounting and Administrative Services. In her new

Madison native works aboard missile submarine

Special to the Citizen: A 2010 Morgan County High School graduate and Madison, Ga. native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Alaska (SSBN 732). Petty Officer Cameron Richard is an

Let’s Do Lunch! The Madison Produce Co.

By Debbie Smith Staff Writer I recently visited with Andy Oller, owner, at the Madison Produce Co., and we talked about his journey to owning a business in Madison. Andy has been a purveyor of produce since he started working for Kroger when he was 16. After

Morgan Memorial Hospital’s Festival of Friends

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) Auxiliary is gearing up for its 14th Annual Festival of Friends fundraiser this Saturday, Aug 23. A swanky cocktail party will be held at the James Madison Inn at 6 p.m., where guests can mingle before heading

BOE to appeal state’s tax assessment

By Jamison Meriwether Hooks staff writer The good news for Morgan County property tax owners: according to a state report, property in Morgan County is selling higher than the assessed value. The bad news: that same report may cost taxpayers and the Morgan County school system money.

SCRIMMAGE The Rain didn’t Stop the Bulldogs

Leila Dycus Staff Writer The rainy afternoon didn’t stop the Morgan County High School football team from playing their scrimmage against Apalachee Friday night, Aug. 8. Scrimmages are meant to be learning experiences for the team before the regular season begins and Friday night’s game fit the