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MCHS weightlifters take fifth place at state

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last weekend, 22 members of the Morgan County High School (MCHS) football team represented Morgan County in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) AAA State Weightlifting Championships, placing fifth overall as a team. The Morgan County team also had three athletes earn

Wrestlers compete at “Battle in the Dome”

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Takedown Club competed in two tournaments, held together at the “Battle in the Dome,” last weekend: the team Georgia Kids State Tournament and the Southeast High School Folkstyle Championship. Tyler Snowden, Donovan McElligott, Zach Smith, and Garner Drummond in

MCHS golfers tee off on 2014 season

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School golf team began their 2014 season last Monday, Feb. 24, at the Double Oaks golf course in Commerce, where they took on Madison County. Morgan County’s boys won their first meet of the season 203-164. Zach Webb

MCHS varsity soccer teams beat Newton on the road

Leila Dycus intern The Varsity Soccer teams were back in action this week taking on Newton on the road. On Tuesday Feb. 25 the Varsity Soccer team hit the field for a game against Newton. Both teams faced a difficult Ram’s team. However, the Bulldogs were ready

JV soccer ties Hart in first game of season

By Leila Dycus intern The MCHS JV Soccer team hit the field for the first time this week taking on Hart County. Morgan County took on Hart County Thursday Feb. 27. This year Morgan County only has a boys JV team. With seven minutes left in the

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