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Thursday, October 16 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. • Coffee and Creations from 9 am to 10:30 am. Open studio time to gather with creative friends over coffee. $5.00 per person. Bring your own creative projects and just have fun together. If

Madison-based Ferst Foundation achieves huge milestone

Special to the Citizen: Local nonprofit organization Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy achieved an important milestone by mailing its four millionth book in October. For Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy 2014 is a banner year when it comes to making a difference in the lives of children

Flu vaccine available at Health Department

Special to the Citizen: Flu vaccines are available at the Health Department now for only $25.00. Influenza seasons are unpredictable, and can begin as early as October. Additionally, it takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against influenza

Open House at Crossroads

Jamison Hooks Staff Writer Board of Education (BOE) members attended an open house at the Crossroads Alternative Education Program in order to recognize the schools hard work and positive strides. “When I first came in, I began to create this idea that we need to celebrate education,

RoboRide event raises $2,000 for MCHS Robotics Team

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Morgan County High School Robotics Team kicked off their first-ever RoboRide, a bicycle ride event through Morgan County, on Saturday Oct. 11 to raise much-needed funds to complete this year’s project. The event raised $1400 for the team, which will

History behind Madison Drug Co.

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The Madison Drug Company’s presence in Morgan County stems back even further than first thought. “It’s a shame more people don’t know the full history of Madison Drug,” said Bobby Crawford, the previous owner of Madison Drug, who made partner in

Obituary: Deacon Tommie L. Johnson

Tommy Lee Johnson (“Snap”), also known as “Deac”, was born on June 26, 1942 to the late Quincy Chaney and the late Elmira Watts in Monroe County Georgia. He peacefully transitioned from this life on October 7, 2014. At an early age, he joined Mt. Gilead Baptist

Obituaries: Lorraine Faye Beeland Branyan

  Lorraine Faye Beeland Branyan of Crawford, GA, formerly of Greensboro, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was 68.  Born in Greensboro, GA on June 22, 1946 she was the daughter of the late William Earl Beeland and Fannie Ruth Worsham Beeland. 

Union Springs New: During fasting, your bodies are a living sacrifice

Greetings from The Springs! With heavy hearts, the USBC family mourns the passing of Deacon Tommie Johnson of Rutledge. Most of you know that he was the loving husband of Mother Willie Ann Johnson who originated the Union Springs section of this paper. After service on Sunday,