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Pirate invasion! Madison Community Theater presents “How I Became a Pirate” at MCMS

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Last Saturday, the members of the Madison Community Theater (MCT) put on a production of “How I Became a Pirate,” starring Ty Manning as “Braid Beard.” The MCT performed the play twice Saturday, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., with two different

Citizen wins 14 statewide editorial, advertising awards

Staff Reports The Morgan County Citizen newspaper was recently awarded honors by the statewide trade organization, the Georgia Press Association, for its work in both editorial content and advertising. “In the past 10 years we have been named the ‘Best Weekly’ in the state five times and

Diamond Dogs in league tournament: MCHS beats Commerce to advance to third round

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer As of Monday night, the varsity Diamond Dogs had advanced to the third round of their summer league tournament after a forfeiture by Jackson in the first round and an 11-6 victory over Commerce. Also, the JV

Brownwood Baptist gets ready for God and Country day

Brownwood News Margie Ward Sunday morning attendance was good and we also had visitors with us. We are so glad to have them and we pray they received a blessing while there in our midst. Each one is welcome to come any time we have service. The

Jackson Bailey: Simple man with a big vision

Rutledge News By Joan Ekstrom There is a local talent you should know, if you haven’t already heard about him, you may have seen his work. If you have ever crossed the Railroad tracks coming into downtown Rutledge and looked to your right, you have seen his

Biting the hand

By Nick Nunn A federal court judge will soon rule on the question of whether or not the anti-trust suit Ed O’Bannon, former UCLA baseball star, has filed against the NCAA should be considered a class-action lawsuit. Although the fine legal points of the suit would probably

There’s a Redd House over yonder, that’s where the seniors eat

Sugar Creek News By Mae Buice Summer is here, and I have lost most of it. All I can think of, I’ll be wearing winter clothes before I get to really wear summer things, but hopefully all this will soon be taken care of and I can

Mat Dogs complete summer schedule

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Last Thursday, the Morgan County High School Mat Dogs held their last duals of the season. In addition to the Dogs, who hosted the event, the match included teams from Social Circle, Dublin, Westside, Central, and West Laurens. The summer schedule competitions,

Robert E. Long

Robert E.  Long, 82, of McDonough died Saturday, June 22, 2013.  He was born in Madison to Homer Reid and Ella Iomie Moss Long. Mr. Long is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Wank Long, McDonough; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Long Laky, Myersville, MD; son, Robert

Harrison B. Stone Jr.

Harrison B. Stone Jr, 87, of Madison, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013. A native of Pickens County, Mr. Stone was the son of the late Harrison B. Stone Sr. and Donie Brooks Stone and was preceded in death by his wife, Nera Mae West Stone. He