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BAY Foundation Provides School Supplies for Families

By Leila Dycus staff writer One Morgan County family is taking the death of their relative and using it to bring awareness and hope to area students- last weekend the BAY Foundation provided kids with school supplies. “There are a lot of unfortunate people out here,” said

150th anniversary of Stoneman’s Raid on Madison this week

By Nick Nunn staff writer This week marks the 150th anniversary of General Stoneman’s Raid on Madison. The raid, which resulted in the death of one Madison resident, James Smith, was one of the stops on the cavalry’s way toward Athens. In July of 1864, Major General

Goodbye Nunnsense

They say that all good things must come to the end. Evidently, some of the bad stuff crashes and burns from time to time as well, seeing as this will be the final Nunnsense column. This 96th Nunnsense marks the end of an unbroken streak of almost

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On July 28 a burglary complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location. According to reports, a woman said that between 8:30 a.m. on July 27 and 1 p.m. on July 28, someone entered her apartment and removed $220 in cash from a nightstand next to her

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On July 26 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Atlanta Highway, Rutledge location. According to reports, a man and woman stated that after they returned from a six-day vacation, they noticed that a floor was warped and a rug was stained. Reports state

Get up offa that thing!

Whaat? Momma’s feelin’ right funky! I’m talkin’ James Brown! Y’all gotta get up! Yeah! Channelin’ some 70s funk! It’s like the Soul Train over here at the Citizen! Yes! Line Dance! Here comes Monaray Powers and she’s flat kickin’ it! “Get up offa that thing and shake

Madison Artists Guild holds silent auction

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison Artists Guild (MAG) held a silent auction on Saturday, July 26 to celebrate its one-year anniversary in its present location at 217 West Jefferson Street. The MAG auctioned off various artwork created by local artists to bidding attendants. The

Dogs transition to conditioning practice

By Leila Dycus staff writer With the school year just around the corner, the Morgan County Varsity Football team is transitioning to a new type of practice this week. “I think the thing we’re all looking forward to getting these kids back in school and getting in

Diamond Dogs set new goals for 2014 season

By Leila Dycus staff writer Summer is coming to an end and the Morgan County High School softball team is ready to transition into a regular practice schedule- the team is hitting the field this week to prepare for the coming season. “They’ve been playing with other

A Huge Hit!

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer he City of Madison held its annual end-of-summer celebration weekend, the Firefly Festival, in Town Park on July 25-26. “It was a huge success,” said Ann Huff, special projects coordinator for the city. “It was the largest turn out we’ve had.