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“God and Country Day” at Brownwood on June 29

Sunday morning attendance was good, missed all that didn’t get to come because of sickness in family, job traveling etc. We were glad to have visitors present today and pray they were blessed by coming and will be with us again soon as God leads. The Call

Annual FFA Banquet held at Cultural Center

Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Banquet was held at Madison-Morgan Cultural Center on May 8 to recognize the efforts and achievements of FFA students during the past year. This year, several students were honored for their success. The finalists for

Discipline, Courage and a Piece of Paper

By Jamie Miles This February I approached Morgan County’s Alternative Education Program (AEP) Director, Greg Thompson about leading a creative writing workshop with Crossroads students. At the time, I wasn’t sure what avenue the class would take. Then by chance, I came across the Pongo Writing Method

Broadway in the Briar Patch Theater Camp June 2nd – 6th at the Plaza

Special to the Citizen Children ages 6-18 are invited to participate in a summer camp that will offer instruction in dance, voice and acting. Boys and girls will be grouped by age and will rotate each day among the three classes. On Friday, they will perform a

Athens Oconee Audiology welcomes Dr. Kathryn Pegan

Special to the Citizen Athens Oconee Audiology is excited to announce that Dr. Kathryn Pegan has joined the practice as the new staff audiologist. Bringing extensive experience in both adult and pediatric clinical service to her new position, Dr. Pegan offers audiological evaluations, cochlear implant evaluations and

Monroe County Bank to merge with United Bank

Special to the Citizen United Bank and Monroe County Bank (“MCB”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement, whereby Monroe County Bank will be merged into United Bank. MCB is Monroe County’s largest and oldest community bank and operates full service locations in Forsyth and Bolingbroke.

Evans wins, 112 a runoff

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The unofficial results of the May 20 Primary Elections are in, which have yielded a run-off election between District 112 State Representative Republican candidates Dave Belton and Aaron Brooks. Belton, the Morgan County candidate, earned 37.76 percent of the vote while

Rutledge in the wings as Oprah scouts city for ‘Selma’ movie

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The upcoming Paramount motion picture, Selma, a civil rights drama, will be partially filmed in Rutledge this summer. The biopic, set in the 1960s, is about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the three infamous civil rights marches from

Bell Circle standoff ends

By Patrick Yost editor An argument between a woman’s son and her boyfriend turned violent and led to a brief standoff between police and a man at a Bell Circle residence. Joseph Ryan Bishop, 35, Madison, was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and simple battery after

Madison plays leading role in movie

By Dianne Yost staff writer Madison and Hollywood have a lot in common these days. Evidence of the vast production crew for the movie Goosebumps, starring Jack Black, currently filming in downtown Madison is hard to miss. The parking lot on West Washington Street in downtown Madison