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Love plane express…

Nick Nunn, columnist All right children, avert your eyes this week. We’re going to be taking about a serious, adult matter this week: gaining entry into the mile high-club. Don’t know what that is? Good. You can keep reading, then. First of all, let’s talk – in

Koch brothers outspent 40 to 1 by George Soros

We seem to be hearing a lot about the Koch brothers lately. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calls them un-American. A local columnist quotes a filmmaker who describes the Koch brothers as “bankrolling a vast network of organizations that work to undermine the interests of the 99

Sheldon’s Primary

Celia Murray, columnist Several possible Republican presidential candidates traveled recently to Las Vegas for private meetings with billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson. Ostensibly, each was attending the Republican Jewish Coalition annual meeting, but the Washington Post and Time magazine reported that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former

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