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Obituaries: Hollis Leon Compton

Hollis Leon Compton of Buckhead passed away on November 20, 2013. He was born on May 31, 1923 in Knoxville, Tenn. His parents were Della Turner and John Compton. He served in the Army in the Korean War and World War II. He was a pioneer in

Obituaries: William Thomas Garrison

William Thomas (Tommy) Garrison, 79, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. He was the son of the late Dud and Quillie Garrison. He was retired from Schnadig Corp., where he was a truck driver for 32 ½ years. He is survived by his wife Betty Garrison, daughters Denise

Obituaries: Eugene Aubrey Moore

Col. Eugene A. Moore, 77 of Newborn, died November 30, 2013. He was born March 21, 1936 to William Aubrey Moore and Mary Em Florence Moore. He served as a pilot in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He continued his service in the

Donations, applications flooding in-Sheriff’s Office Empty Stocking Fund helping hundreds

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Special to the Citizen The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is conducting their annual Empty Stocking Fund, accepting donations of new toys to be distributed to underprivileged children this Christmas. “It benefits many children and needy families. We don’t just

Christmas Musical Set for Dec. 8

  By Margie Ward, Columnist Sunday morning attendance was good; visitors were present. They add a blessing to the service by being with us and we pray they will be blessed as well and will continue to come. The call to worship was, “Arise, shine the Morning

Remember Angel Tree gifts deadline is Dec. 8

Betty Moore, Columnist There will be a movie at Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel on December 6 at 6:30p.m. There will be hot dogs and chips. The movie is “Unstoppable” with Kirk Cameron. It will be $6 or a donation. All of the proceeds go to the food

Jacob’s Thanksgiving Story

T. Adrienne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs! Now don’t get tripped up by me writing about Thanksgiving in this article especially since the holiday will be over by the time you read this. However, it is totally appropriate because when you think about the greatness of

The Christmas spirit has fallen here at Centennial

By Rev. Donnie Compton, Columnist It was an exciting day at Centennial Baptist this past Sunday. Our services started with two baptisms and the sounds of our Centennial Bell Choir playing “Away in a Manger.” Dr. Steve Parr preached a great message ending his Series titled “Looking

Grandma’s Home Made Ornaments made a disaster instead

By Rachael Harper, Columnist I hope that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and were able to get together with your families.  All of our brood along with Mama and Daddy all gathered here on Thanksgiving Day and enjoyed being together and eating too much!  I

Along with wet, chilly weather comes cabin fever

By Joellen Artz, Columnist Last week we were lucky to have two of our four grandchildren visit us but as cabin fever set in we really had a hard time thinking of activities that 10 and 12 year old boys would enjoy as it was raining and