Uncategorized Archive

Sort Posts by:

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

Unionvergnügen

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

Common Core meeting decries program

By Nick Nunn staff writer An informational meeting on the Common Core State Standards for education was held at the Morgan County Recreation Department gym last Saturday, Feb. 8. Five presenters, including Georgia gubernatorial candidate David Pennington, spoke out against the Common Core program. The Common Core

Somebody’s got a bad, bad case of the “Affluenza!”

By Dianne Lively Yost, Columnist Momma’s flat sick with a whoppin’ case of the Affluenza! She must have gotten it from that fool Wall Street billionaire Tom Perkins! It’s a dang epidemic! I accidently saw Momma’s email correspondence and she flat booked the Presidential Suite at the

Paint the Town Red