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Net Dogs begin season with region play

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) tennis team began its 2014 season last week with matches against Oconee County in Watkinsville and against North Oconee at home. The Morgan County boys wracked up two wins against Oconee County, a singles victory by

MCMS Soccer kicks off 2014 season with wins

By Leila Dycus intern The MCMS soccer teams kicked off their season against Putnam County last week. On Friday Feb. 28 the teams took to the field for their first game of the season. The girls played first, followed by the boys. The girls shut out Putnam

AFLAT Paints the hall red…and blue…and green… and yellow

By Nick Nunn staff writer Still going strong in its eleventh year, Morgan County’s student-led A Funky Little Art Thing (AFLAT) art show filled the walls of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center’s Hall for its opening reception last Thursday, Feb. 27. Marjean Meadow, art teacher at the Morgan

Planning Commission approves plant nursery conditional use

Plan calls for reduced paved parking at Bethany Road Site By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer By Leila Dycus staff writer The Morgan County Planning Commission held their regular meeting last week to discuss a requested amendment to a conditional use approval. In August of 2013, Ryan Taylor

Bark for Life event to be held March 22

Special to the Citizen On Saturday, March 22 from 10a.m. – 2p.m., the Humane Society of Morgan County and the Morgan County Relay for Life Queens will host the second annual Bark for Life event at Heritage Park in Madison. The event is a fundraiser for both

When Thou Prayest

By T. Adrenne Terrell, Columnist Greetings from The Springs!  The March church calendar has been set and there is something to do each week.  The events are as follows: ·Outreach Conference, March 5-6; Calvary Baptist Church from 5p.m.-8p.m. nightly. ·Spring Clean Up Day, March 15 at the

Old Buckhead Days is fast approching! April 5!

By Betty Moore, Columnist Congratulations to Thomas and Leigh Ann Bell in being new grandparents. Their daughter Allison and her husband just announced the birth of their first child, a son. They live at Albany. Margaret Bell is a new great grandmother. Reid and Gwen Alliston are

Every issue is a spiritual issue

By Dr. Michael Stoval, Columnist Christians tend to separate our lives into the secular and the spiritual. When we do this, we are actually denying God His rightful place as the Sovereign in our lives.  If God is the absolute, sovereign Creator of the universe who has

Celebrating Black History Month at African American Museum

Morgan County Seniors enjoying a tour of the African American Museum in February for Black History Month were: (front row) Marie Stansell, Nellie Wilson, Amy Boswell, Minnie Peek, Alice Scott, Willie J. Waller, Bertha Thomas; (Back row) Rosby Murray, Geneva Smith, Addie Johnson, Lorene Mohone, Doris Booker,

Remember, Daylight Saving Time starts this week

By Rachel Harper, Columnist Spring is trying hard to get here!  Sunday was absolutely gorgeous.  My sister in Tennessee said Saturday was like that up there and then on this Monday they had already canceled her school and Leon’s classes since ice and snow were predicted; I