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Perdue – outsourcing the middle class

By: Celia Murray Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs during September, driving down the nation’s unemployment rate to 5.9%, the lowest rate since July 2008. Georgia’s is a dismal 8.1%. David Perdue will probably take the credit. The Republican Senate candidate

Rec Dept. to hold movie night this Saturday

By: Mauli Desai The Morgan County Recreation Department (MCRD) will be hosting its’ first “Movie and Picnic in the Park” on Saturday Oct. 11 at the Heritage Park. The first feature is the Lego Movie, which will start between 7:30-7:45 p.m., but the Rec Dept. has planned games and activities for kids, such as face painting, starting from 6:30

A simple way to protect America from Ebola

By: Fred Johnson columnist When President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta last month he assured us that the “odds of the Ebola virus making it to the U.S. were “extremely low.” And in the unlikely event that the virus does come to America,

Morgan Emergency Services creates outside interests

Special to the Citizens Morgan County Emergency Services recently hosted five communications officers with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, for a tour and overview of the new upgraded Emergency 911 Communication System that was put into place earlier this year. The visitors were interested in the system

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On October 5 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Apalachee Woods Trail, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man said someone entered his property and removed a trailer that contained a four-wheeler, a Stihl weed blower, Ryobi chain saw and battery charger. The trailer

Madison Police Department

On October 3 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Micha Way location. According to reports, a man said he had moved out of the residence he shared with the mother of his children and had moved in with his mother because of “relationship problems.” The

Morgan County Public Safety night set for Oct. 14

By Jamison Hooks and Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writers Mark your calendar because The Morgan County Public Safety Community Night Out is coming up on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6 pm. The event will be held at the Morgan County Fairgrounds, next to Wal-Mart. The Morgan County

County’s Fire Chiefs Council meeting held

By Zachary Parker The Morgan County Fire Chiefs Advisory Council held their monthly meeting Monday evening at the Public Safety Complex to discuss upcoming events, classes, and plans for the future. Led by County Fire Chief Mark Melvin, representatives from each of the County’s fire stations discussed

Morgan County Celebrates Home Coming

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick The students of Morgan County High School celebrated Homecoming last week, with a jam-packed schedule of games, competitions, dress-up days, projects, a parade, a powder-puff football match, and ample amounts of school spirit. Home Coming Week culminated with the selection of homecoming queen at

Harvest of the Heart Fundraiser huge success

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Writer Last weekend, Harvest of the Heart Gardens raffled off a full cow, donated by Moonshine Farms, to raise money for its new cannery that operates out of the Gilmore House in Madison. Harvest of the