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Net loss of $129K at hospital created by low daily census

  By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer At the Oct. 28 meeting of the Morgan Memorial Hospital Authority (MMHA), Kyle Wilkinson, chief financial officer (CFO) for Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH), cited the hospital’s relatively low daily census of 15.4 patients per day in September as the reason for

JDA OKs Sale of 19 acres for more than $249K

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer During the Oct. 22 meeting of the Joint Development Authority (JDA), the authority signed a resolution to sell 19 acres of land at more than $13,000 per acre to JC Flex, LLC for a total of more than $249,000. On Dec. 12,

Three arrested in pot bust

    By Patrick Yost, Editor By Patrick Yost editor A waitress and two other suspects have been arrested and charged with conspiracy after they allegedly arranged and facilitated the sale of $100 worth of marijuana to a customer, who happened to be a confidential informant for

Commission recommends approval of historic site and museum ordinance amendments

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Planning Commission recommended the approval of a set of zoning ordinance amendments related to Historic Sites and Museums during their Oct. 24 regular meeting. Madison City Planner Bryce Jaeck stated that the proposed amendments arose from a “long discussion

“We shall not be moved” theme for Morgan NAACP Freedom Banquet

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County branch of the NAACP held their 43rd Annual Freedom Banquet at the Morgan County High School cafeteria on Saturday, Oct. 26. Elder Wayne Lumpkin gave the keynote speech on the theme of the banquet, “We shall not be moved.”

Seeing Red

Nick Nunn, Citizen Columnist What’s the maddest you’ve ever been? Other than anger due to traffic, I’d like to think that I keep a pretty even keel in my everyday life. (Pause for the laughter of those that know me well.) I’m not an angry person. I

Calvary honors Everett Royal

To the Editor: During Calvary Baptist Church’s 148 Church Anniversary and Family and Friends Day, Calvary honored Everett Royal as the Architectural Designer of their Baptismal. His contribution of materials and hands-on labor as well as his contributions to our community are a positive example of success.

Book signing a success, Kelly says; offers thanks

To the Editor: Words cannot express how much I enjoyed my time in Madison over the weekend. My overall intent was to host a book signing Benjamin-Hayes memoir, “Gone Off with the Angels: Christmas Stories of Golden Love,” on Saturday, but like most trips to your amazing

STMA thanks community for successful fund-raising event, “d’Art Shadows,” Oct. 26

  To the Editor: I’m flat worn out after STMA’s Halloween fund-raising bash, d’Art Shadows!  It was amazing!  Great thanks go to: Event Sponsors, including Aurum Studios, Madison Studios, Crooked Pines Farm, Greg Strelecki Photography, Morgan County Citizen, Smith Communications, WDDK Dock 103.9; Suppliers, including Madison Fitness

“How ObamaCares for Georgians”

By Patsy Harrison, Columnist Just look at the numbers to see how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has already helped many thousands of us Georgians over the last three years. • Number of young adult Georgians who can now stay on their parents’ health insurance policies until