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Greenspace Commission lays out Ricketts tree selection

By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Madison Greenspace Commission (GSC) Vice Chair Rick Crown informed the commission of the tree selections for the 2013 The Ricketts Environmental Excellence (TREE) trust. The types of trees to be purchased this year for the TREE program include the “Little Gem” (magnolia

GPTC teams up with Family Connection for workplace skills training

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick, Staff Writer The Workplace Fundamentals Skill Training, a new and free program, is underway to equip unemployed adults to venture back out into the workforce. Morgan County residents will be eligible to take advantage of The Workplace Fundamentals Skill Training program beginning at

Law Enforcement – Madison Police Department

On November 21 a fraud complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location. According to reports, a man stated that he had ordered a pizza at 6 p.m. using his debit card information. The man said a person at the restaurant called him back and asked

Law Enforcement – Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On November 23 a fraud complaint was filed at an Old Mill Farms location. According to reports, a man told authorities that he had received an alert from American Express regarding purchases attempted at an Apple Store. The man said he had not made any transactions and

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DDA considers options on replacing depot building

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Nov. 21 meeting of the Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA), members discussed possibilities for the construction of a building for Norfolk Southern, who donated the Central of Georgia Depot to the DDA in exchange for the construction of a

Birding at dawn

By Nick Nunn Last week, I had the singular fortune of renewing/refilling the Citizen’s community calendar. I don’t think that I had ever really taken a good look at it because, frankly, my time is already filled with a plethora of community functions. But being forced to

Morgan Co. varsity Mat Dogs start off season at Cherokee Co. Warrior Rumble

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Mat Dogs began their 2013-2014 season last Saturday, Nov. 23, at Cherokee County High School’s Warrior Rumble. The Mat Dogs advanced to the Silver Bracket finals after beating Blessed Trinity 60-22 but fell to 6A

MCMS Dogs pull out wins against West Jackson

By Leila Dycus, intern The MCMS Basketball teams took on West Jackson this week in their most intense games of the season thus far. Both the girls and the boys’ teams rallied together to pull out back-to-back wins against West Jackson on Tues Nov. 19. The girls

Morgan County Rec Department holds annual volunteer banquet

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Thursday, Nov. 21, the Morgan County Recreation Department (MCRD) held its Annual Volunteer-Sponsor Appreciation Banquet at the Madison Community Building. During the banquet, MCRD Director Lance Alexander named John and Penny Moore, owners of Madison Care Care, and Daniel Laughlin and