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Letters: Sheri Clark

To The Editor Rolly and I bought a house in the Historic district in 1978. We are still around Madison and want to stay . . . we have a business we started in 1999 when we both retired from Delta Airlines. We have seen many changes

Letters: Donald F. Kerr

To the Editor, Sir At the risk of beating a dead horse. Fred Johnson’s response to my article shows he either did not understand it or was trying to mislead. I hope it was the former. The ” Minority” that is now running the GOP is its’

The Federal Income Tax

By George Warren, Columnist Today we shall discuss how we came to enjoy the most thrilling of American participatory endeavors—the Federal Income Tax, another of the mistakes our forefathers made for us. The original US Constitution (as ratified by 9 of the original states on June 1,

Life, Liberty and Oligopoly for All!

By Greg Morin, Columnist Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness: the protection of these rights is the bedrock upon which any legitimate government is founded (if such an oxymoron is possible). However, apparently somewhere along the way “oligopoly” was added to the list of inalienable rights.

Morgan Middle School’s Principal Norburg resigns

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) unanimously accepted Morgan County Middle School Principal Lydia Norburg’s resignation on Feb. 10. Norburg has been the MCMS principal for two years and will finish out the rest of this school year. Superintendent Ralph Bennett

School Board approves 2015 school calendar

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) approved The Calendar Task Force’s proposed school-year calendars for the 2014-2015 academic year and for the 2015-2016 academic year on Feb. 10. The 180-day school year will begin August 4, 2014 and finish May 22,

Shared Saving Plan saves system more than $100,000

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer Libby Whitaker, internal auditor for the Morgan County Charter School System, gave a positive report to the Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) on the Shared Savings Program, a plan she proposed last September in which non-certified school employees are given the

Law Enforcement: Morgan Counry Sheriff’s Office

On February 7 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Morgan County High School. According to reports, a drink machine outside the 700 building at the school was entered. Video tape showed a male enter the machine at 3:44 a.m. on February 7. On February

Law Enforcement: Madison Police Department

On February 3 a larceny complaint was filed at a Hanover Drive apartment complex. According to reports, a man told officers that the prior night he had been awaken by a woman who offered him sex for payment. The man said he declined the offer but that

FBLA students earn honors at district competition

Special to the Citizen In early January, seven students from MCHS entered FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) competitive events along with hundreds of their FBLA colleagues across Georgia. On January 23, a small group from MCHS journeyed to Madison County High School in Danielsville to attend