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MCPS Reading Program

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County Primary School is introducing a new summer reading program for students. Each primary school student received five books last Thursday during school assemblies that they have chosen to read over this coming summer. This program was funded through the Morgan

Madison Chamber Music Festival receives the NEA Challenge America Grant

Special to the Citizen The Madison Chamber Music Festival, presented by the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant in the amount of $10,000 for the 2014 season. The Madison Chamber Music Festival has garnered much attention and

Morgan County 4H program “very active”

Special to the Citizen: One of Janet Woodard’s biggest regrets from her childhood is not being involved in the county’s 4-H program in her hometown of Ocilla. In her role as Morgan County’s 4-H leader, Woodard makes sure local children don’t experience the same void. “If I

June Programs at Hard Labor Creek State Park

Special to the Citizen: June is a great time to come out and explore Hard Labor Creek State Park. For more information on Hard Labor Creek State Park, or other Georgia Parks, visit www.gastateparks.org/Hard Labor Creek “Home School Wednesdays”— Wednesday, June 4, 1-2:30 P.M. – Join a

Gas Authority of Georgia Honors the City of Madison

Special to the Citizen: The Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia honored the City of Madison at its Annual Membership Meeting last week as runner-up for the 2013 Project of the Year Award for Northern Georgia for the Stanton Springs Project. The Cities of Covington and Social Circle

“Click it or Ticket”

Special to the Citizen: To highlight the importance of safe driving and safe boating as the unofficial start of summer draws near, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is once again partnering with the Department of Natural Resources and Georgia State Patrol to add an impaired driving

Mary Alice Cicero

Mary Alice Cicero, 98 of Rutledge, died May 23, 2014. She was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 12, 1916 to Frank and Judith Carisrto. She was married to the late Henry Cicero. Mrs. Cicero moved to Rutledge in 2000. She loved the Morgan County Senior

Dorothy Louise Knipfer

Dorothy Louise Knipfer died May 26, 2014. She was 97. She was born and grew up in Columbus, Ohio, lived in Atlanta for 42 years and in Athens for 12 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde Knipfer, beloved granddaughter Susan Louise Banaszak, brother Sheldon

Enjoy the Time God Gives You

Greetings from The Springs! USBC gave a special salute to Mr. and Mrs. Ron Eugene Reams during the morning worship service. The smiles on their faces told the story. True happiness! After a standing ovation to the newlyweds by the congregation, Sister Toni Terrell sang, “Our Daily

Memorial Day always brings special thoughts

I hope that you all had an enjoyable and safe Memorial weekend. The weather was nice. We had an enjoyable quiet time, which was fine. We both rested. Edna Smith went to see Beatrice Smith and Linda at Eatonton. Beatrice will be 98 on May 28! A