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DDA considers options on replacing depot building

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Nov. 21 meeting of the Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA), members discussed possibilities for the construction of a building for Norfolk Southern, who donated the Central of Georgia Depot to the DDA in exchange for the construction of a

Birding at dawn

By Nick Nunn Last week, I had the singular fortune of renewing/refilling the Citizen’s community calendar. I don’t think that I had ever really taken a good look at it because, frankly, my time is already filled with a plethora of community functions. But being forced to

Morgan Co. varsity Mat Dogs start off season at Cherokee Co. Warrior Rumble

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Mat Dogs began their 2013-2014 season last Saturday, Nov. 23, at Cherokee County High School’s Warrior Rumble. The Mat Dogs advanced to the Silver Bracket finals after beating Blessed Trinity 60-22 but fell to 6A

MCMS Dogs pull out wins against West Jackson

By Leila Dycus, intern The MCMS Basketball teams took on West Jackson this week in their most intense games of the season thus far. Both the girls and the boys’ teams rallied together to pull out back-to-back wins against West Jackson on Tues Nov. 19. The girls

Morgan County Rec Department holds annual volunteer banquet

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Thursday, Nov. 21, the Morgan County Recreation Department (MCRD) held its Annual Volunteer-Sponsor Appreciation Banquet at the Madison Community Building. During the banquet, MCRD Director Lance Alexander named John and Penny Moore, owners of Madison Care Care, and Daniel Laughlin and

MCHS cross-country team celebrates season at banquet

MCMS Mat Dogs take control fo the competition at the Redskin Rumble

By Nick Nunn, staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) wrestling fought hard last Saturday at Social Circle’s Redskin Rumble tournament, coming in second place behind the top-seeded Commerce Middle School Tigers. “The team did really well this week,” said Morgan County Middle School Wrestling Coach

Giving thanks during a thankful time of year

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist For more years than I can count the great Atlanta Journal –Constitution sportswriter Furman Bisher offered up his thoughts on things for which he was genuinely grateful. Those columns always moved me and so in his honor and in his grand tradition we

Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer ow many sides does a trapezoid have? Where did the Civil War begin? What is on the “tails” side of a nickel? If you know the answers, you might be as smart as a fifth grader, or