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Class of 2014 Steps into their Future

Leila Dycus staff writer Every Morgan County child dreams of the day that they will gather on the field, walk across the stage receive their diploma and turn their tassel. Last Friday, May 23, this year’s Class of 2014 embraced their inner child, focused on high school

MCMS Band Graces Town Park Stage

Leila Dycus Staff Writer There’s a first time for everything- this year’s MCMS Spring Band Concert graced the Town Park stage last week. On Thursday May 15 members of the Morgan County Middle School band came together to play their spring concert in Town Park. Band members

MCPS Reading Program

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County Primary School is introducing a new summer reading program for students. Each primary school student received five books last Thursday during school assemblies that they have chosen to read over this coming summer. This program was funded through the Morgan

Madison Chamber Music Festival receives the NEA Challenge America Grant

Special to the Citizen The Madison Chamber Music Festival, presented by the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant in the amount of $10,000 for the 2014 season. The Madison Chamber Music Festival has garnered much attention and

Morgan County 4H program “very active”

Special to the Citizen: One of Janet Woodard’s biggest regrets from her childhood is not being involved in the county’s 4-H program in her hometown of Ocilla. In her role as Morgan County’s 4-H leader, Woodard makes sure local children don’t experience the same void. “If I

June Programs at Hard Labor Creek State Park

Special to the Citizen: June is a great time to come out and explore Hard Labor Creek State Park. For more information on Hard Labor Creek State Park, or other Georgia Parks, visit Labor Creek “Home School Wednesdays”— Wednesday, June 4, 1-2:30 P.M. – Join a

Gas Authority of Georgia Honors the City of Madison

Special to the Citizen: The Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia honored the City of Madison at its Annual Membership Meeting last week as runner-up for the 2013 Project of the Year Award for Northern Georgia for the Stanton Springs Project. The Cities of Covington and Social Circle

“Click it or Ticket”

Special to the Citizen: To highlight the importance of safe driving and safe boating as the unofficial start of summer draws near, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is once again partnering with the Department of Natural Resources and Georgia State Patrol to add an impaired driving

Mary Alice Cicero

Mary Alice Cicero, 98 of Rutledge, died May 23, 2014. She was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 12, 1916 to Frank and Judith Carisrto. She was married to the late Henry Cicero. Mrs. Cicero moved to Rutledge in 2000. She loved the Morgan County Senior

Dorothy Louise Knipfer

Dorothy Louise Knipfer died May 26, 2014. She was 97. She was born and grew up in Columbus, Ohio, lived in Atlanta for 42 years and in Athens for 12 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde Knipfer, beloved granddaughter Susan Louise Banaszak, brother Sheldon