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Biz Buzz: Vampires and werewolves in Madison!

  Biz Buzz By Dianne Lively Yost Twilight has come and gone heralding in the darkest dark and the creatures that thrive therein. Lord have mercy! Listen at Elvis, the horse in that barn! He’s flat havin’ a neighin’, kickin’, stompin’ fit! Momma let’s whip some you-know-what!

Law Enforcement: Aug. 1, 2013 edition

Madison Police Department On July 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location after a man reported that someone had removed a .380 caliber pistol and a 9mm pistol from a drawer in his bedroom dresser. The weapons were valued at $200. On July

A good, Old Time: Old Time Wrestling Federation’s family-friendly entertainment in Buckhead

By Leila Dycus Intern When it comes to professional wrestling, most people only know the sport by what they see on television, but there is a professional wrestling association that hosts events right here in Morgan County. The combined experience between Tim Lowe, Billy Jack and “Vicious”

Lady Diamond Dogs break into pre-season

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer On July 22 and 23, the Morgan County High School Lady Diamond Dogs participated in the Dan Davis Invitational, which was held at the University of North Georgia and Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega.  During the two-day event, the Lady Dogs

I’m still here

By Nick Nunn You may have noticed, but my byline has been venturing out beyond the comfortable confines of the “B” section during the past couple of weeks. In case you haven’t noticed, I am now the Citizen’s news writer as well. The reactions that I’ve received

Bultaco and Thomas, all about the love

By Cathy Best Two years ago, our son, Thomas rescued Bultaco, a male Blue Heeler. Due to Jodot, his year-old female heeler, Thomas was familiar with the breed. He knew they were a sturdy, smart, headstrong, and energetic breed that loved to work and play. He also

MCHS Hoop Dogs compete in summer programs

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Several members of the Morgan County High School Hoop Dogs had the opportunity this summer to compete in regional and national programs. CJ Turman, Tookie Brown, Jaylin Ingram, and D’verious Brown were all chosen to participate in programs sponsored by Nike and

Hey, Coach!: This week we meet Charlemagne Gibbons, head coach of the Morgan Co. High School boys basketball team

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Charlemagne Gibbons was born in Montgomery, Ala. on Sept. 23, 1977. After graduating from Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Coach Gibbons attended Auburn University at Montgomery, where he played for the basketball team and eventually returned for a Master’s Degree

On health, aging and “The Medicine Man”

By Alvin Richardson There are some days when old age seems to be creeping up on me. On the other hand there are moments when it feels as if the speed at which I’m reaching advanced age is coming on like a runaway freight train. Throughout this

Firefly in the Sky: City’s Firefly Festival Kids’ Night Friday and Date Night Saturday

The City of Madison held their annual Firefly Festival in Town Park on Friday, July 26 (Kids’ Night) and Saturday, July 27 (Date Night). For complete coverage of the Firefly Festival, in photos, click here.