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MCHS Coach William James (Bill) Corry Has Died

William James (Bill) Corry, 89 of Madison, Ga, passed away August 22, 2014. Born May 27, 1925 in Union Point, GA, he was the son of the late William Joshua Corry and Velma McKinley Corry. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Julia Corry Kendrick and

READY TO PLAY: Bulldogs Dominate Over Athens Christian

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Football season is getting closer every day but before the Bulldog’s opener against Jones County they took part in another scrimmage against Athens Christian last Thursday. The Bulldog team that came to the field on Thursday August 14 was strong proving that they

Hannah Eaton, named “head mico”

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Editor Hannah Eaton, 22, a graduate of MCHS and a senior at North Georgia College in Dahlonega, was named “head mico,” the Muskogee Creek word for “leader,” at Rock Eagle Camp in Eatonton, the largest 4-H camp in Georgia. It’s a state-wide recognition.

GPTC holds board meeting at Madison’s Serenata Farm

By Nick Nunn staff writer Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) held their Board of Directors meeting at Serenata Farm, 2911 Clack Road, Madison, on Thursday, July 17, in order to discuss the upcoming academic year, GPTC’s ongoing programs, and their role and presence in Morgan County. GPTC

Northeast Ga. unemployment rate drops

Special to the Citizen The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region decreased to 5.9 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 6.2 percent in March. The rate was 7.0 percent in April a year ago.

Put God First

The months come and go really fast. I write the USBC Nursing Home news once a month. We welcome blackberry winter. I’ve seen the bushes blooming around our place. Saturday was a rainy dreary day but thanks to God at the Nursing Home we were warm and

Technology Definitions for Dummies

As previously reported in this space I’m pretty much a techno-idiot. In order to explain and clarify that statement of fact let me simply say that when it comes to the newest (or even oldest) computer gadgets, technical skills, and terminology of the modern world I’m very


In the words of Bob King, President of the United Autoworkers Union (UAW), the UAW has no long-term future if they cannot expand their membership into Southern auto plants. And it looks like that day may come sooner than anyone expected: workers at the Volkswagen plant in

Model competition raises more than $5,000

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Third Annual Friends of Advantage Designer’s Challenge & Top Model Competition was held on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Athens Technical College Auditorium. The event, which charged $1 per vote, raised close to $5,000 in vote donations alone, not including ticket costs

Law Enforcement

On February 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Oak Lane location. According to reports, a man reported that several vehicles had been driving onto his chicken farm and either stopping or slowly driving on the farm before leaving. Reports state that at least four