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Memorial Day always brings special thoughts

I hope that you all had an enjoyable and safe Memorial weekend. The weather was nice. We had an enjoyable quiet time, which was fine. We both rested. Edna Smith went to see Beatrice Smith and Linda at Eatonton. Beatrice will be 98 on May 28! A

God bless all our veterans

Sunday night we had beautiful showers. Not too heavy to damage our tender plants and so refreshing. This morning (Monday, Memorial Day) the sun is glorifying everything here at my house. Thank you Lord for Showers of Blessing. Sunday morning, even with several out of town, we

This weather is definitely summer weather

As I heard on the weather last week, the calendar may not say it is summer, but this weather is definitely summer weather! Last week was an excellent week to get up hay, and I think everyone hereabouts was doing just that.  “make hay while the sun

“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