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Bike rewards brings big smiles at MCPS

By Leila Dycus staff writer The last day of school has finally arrived at the primary school and for some extraordinary students their reading has earned them new bikes. On Friday May 23 members of the Madison Masonic Lodge 376 F and AM made their way to

Class of 2014 Steps into their Future

Leila Dycus staff writer Every Morgan County child dreams of the day that they will gather on the field, walk across the stage receive their diploma and turn their tassel. Last Friday, May 23, this year’s Class of 2014 embraced their inner child, focused on high school

Annual FFA Banquet held at Cultural Center

Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Banquet was held at Madison-Morgan Cultural Center on May 8 to recognize the efforts and achievements of FFA students during the past year. This year, several students were honored for their success. The finalists for

Broadway in the Briar Patch Theater Camp June 2nd – 6th at the Plaza

Special to the Citizen Children ages 6-18 are invited to participate in a summer camp that will offer instruction in dance, voice and acting. Boys and girls will be grouped by age and will rotate each day among the three classes. On Friday, they will perform a

Athens Oconee Audiology welcomes Dr. Kathryn Pegan

Special to the Citizen Athens Oconee Audiology is excited to announce that Dr. Kathryn Pegan has joined the practice as the new staff audiologist. Bringing extensive experience in both adult and pediatric clinical service to her new position, Dr. Pegan offers audiological evaluations, cochlear implant evaluations and

Monroe County Bank to merge with United Bank

Special to the Citizen United Bank and Monroe County Bank (“MCB”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement, whereby Monroe County Bank will be merged into United Bank. MCB is Monroe County’s largest and oldest community bank and operates full service locations in Forsyth and Bolingbroke.

School board to hold called meeting on accreditation

Special to the Citizen There will be a Called Meeting by the Morgan County Charter School System Board of Education on Wednesday, April 16, at 2:15p.m. in the Board of Education boardroom. The public is invited to this meeting to hear the Accreditation Exit Report based on

Friends of Hard Labor Creek to hold golf tournament

Special to the Citizen On Friday, April 25, Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park will be hosting a golf tournament to raise money for the restoration of the old mill water wheel, the signature hole on “The Creek” golf course at Hard Labor Creek State Park.

University Cancer & Blood opening Lake Oconee office

Special to the Citizen University Cancer & Blood Center (UCBC) announced it is opening a new office near Lake Oconee at The Cowles Clinic, a medical complex located at 1000 Cowles Clinic Way in Greensboro. The office is in Aspen Cottage, second floor, suite A-100.Athens-based University Cancer

Morgan County Pro Tec 9-10 team takes second place in Lake Area Championship

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer A good crowd of parents and supporters made it out to Bill Corry Stadium last Thursday during the icy evening to cheer on the Morgan County Pro Tec Fire & Safety 9-10 football team during the 2013