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Ryan’s budget for the poor

To the Editor: Republican voters are decent warmhearted Americans. Why does Paul Ryan propose a GOP budget that is utterly mean spirited and damaging to our economy? He will increase defense spending by $493 billion while Obama will retain spending levels at more than the next 10

Mary Frances Yates Green

Mary Frances Yates Green, a resident of St. Simons Island, died on Thursday, April 3 after a long and happy life. In the years before she died she wrote her autobiography to share with family and friends entitled “My Happy Life” in which she reflected on her

Larry Worth Ward

Larry Worth Ward, 66, of Conyers passed away on March 28, 2014.   He was born in Madison on September 9, 1947 to Ernest and Hassieleen (Hendrix) Ward.  He was married to the former Gail Hanes for 48 years.  Mr. Ward worked at Georgia Power for 30 years

Patsy Jean Turnbull Adams

Patsy Jean Turnbull Adams passed away April 4, 2014. She was born in Winder on March 4, 1943. She was a member of Rutledge Baptist Church. She was retired from the Bank of Madison, where she worked as a teller. She enjoyed gardening, hummingbirds and shopping. Most

School board to hold called meeting on accreditation

Special to the Citizen There will be a Called Meeting by the Morgan County Charter School System Board of Education on Wednesday, April 16, at 2:15p.m. in the Board of Education boardroom. The public is invited to this meeting to hear the Accreditation Exit Report based on

Friends of Hard Labor Creek to hold golf tournament

Special to the Citizen On Friday, April 25, Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park will be hosting a golf tournament to raise money for the restoration of the old mill water wheel, the signature hole on “The Creek” golf course at Hard Labor Creek State Park.

University Cancer & Blood opening Lake Oconee office

Special to the Citizen University Cancer & Blood Center (UCBC) announced it is opening a new office near Lake Oconee at The Cowles Clinic, a medical complex located at 1000 Cowles Clinic Way in Greensboro. The office is in Aspen Cottage, second floor, suite A-100.Athens-based University Cancer

BRAG riders pack roads, and businesses, of Morgan

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) rode through Morgan County on Apr, 4-6 during their annual Spring TuneUp event. According to their website, BRAG is a “not-for profit corporation dedicated to providing affordable, family-oriented, quality bicycle tours in and across Georgia with

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 5 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road, Bostwick, location. According to reports, a woman said a man who last week was arrested for coming onto her property without permission, came back onto her property and banged on the front door

Madison Police Department

On April 4 Adam Damon Reese, 36, Madison was arrested and charged with damage to property and simple battery. According to reports, Reese allegedly became enraged with a woman after the woman took a set of car keys. Reese allegedly kicked open the woman’s door and pushed