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Smart plays earn wins for the Spike Dogs

By Leila Dycus, Intern The Morgan County Spike Dogs came home on Thursday, Sept. 26 after time on the road facing Oconee County and Athens Academy. “We just kind of messed up mentally, but I think that we had great serves, great hits. We played smarter than

MCHS competition cheer places second at GCSU meet

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Competition Cheerleading team took second place in a meet last Saturday, Sept. 28, held at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. There were three teams in Morgan County’s class, but none were region opponents. “We

Warriors trump JV Dogs in hard-fought battle

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Last Thursday, Sept. 26, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV football team lost a hard-fought game against the Oconee County Warriors 8-17. “Our kids played hard,” said Coach Todd Peaster. “Quarterback Colin Eberhardt made some great throws, and our backs ran

Lady Dogs steamroll competition the week before regionals

Region Tourney This best-of-three series will take place Monday, Oct.7, time TBA. We will post the time on the Morgan County Citizen’s Facebook page, as soon as it is announced. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity softball team picked up three big

Lady Dogs fall to Loganville in final round of PAC tourney

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) softball team lost to the Loganville Red Devils 3-6 in the final game of the Piedmont Athletic Conference (PAC) softball tournament, which was hosted at Heritage Park on Sept. 28 and 29. The loss to Loganville

MCMS Bulldogs shut out Putnam

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) Bulldogs got a little help from the elements last Wednesday, Sept. 25, during their 27-0 shutout at home against the Putnam War Eagles. Three of Morgan County’s scoring drives began by picking up War Eagle fumbles,

Debut: First-ever Cotton South Fine Arts Festival brings hundreds to Madison

Art Media at Cotton South 2D and 3D mixed media; basket; ceramic; drawing; fiber; precious and semi-precious jewelry; metal; acrylic, watercolor and oil painting; pastel; photography; sculpture; wood By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor Artists and lovers of art – between 1,000 and 2,000, actually – descended on Madison last Saturday

Grand finale for summer season in the city’s containers

By Stephanie Hudak This is it folks… The summer season is over, fall is officially here, and the containers will be changed out. I know they look awesome right now. Huge! They are all huge and overflowing the boxes. I must give credit to Erin and his

Obituary: David Junior Angel, Bishop

David Junior Angel, 51, husband of Vicki Livsey Angel, died Friday, September 27, 2013. A native of Pendergrass, he was the son of the late Clifford and Gloria Stone Angel and brother of the late James Onice Angel and Dorothy Mae Angel. He was currently working for

Obituary: Ray Knight

Ray Knight, 84 of Rutledge, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born in Covington on July 2, 1929 to the late A. K. and Elizabeth Huff Knight. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He later served Morgan