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JV Diamond Dogs continue win streak after defeating Salem, Stephens County

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MHCS) JV Diamond Dogs put two more notches in their unbroken win column this past week with a 7-3 victory over Salem and a 11-4 win over Stephens County. The Dogs took on Salem last Tuesday, April

MCHS golf heading to region tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School golf teams took on Walnut Grove and Oconee County last week in preparation for the upcoming region competitions, which will be on Monday, April 14 for the girls’ teams and April 22 for the boys’ teams. The

Varsity Diamond Dogs drop series to Oconee County, now 3-3 after two weeks of region competition

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity Diamond Dogs dropped two region games to the Oconee County Warriors before being rained out against Hart County on Monday, April 7. The two losses to Oconee County drop the Dogs to a 3-3 record in

MCMS soccer dominates Cousins Middle School at home last week

By Leila Dycus intern The MCMS soccer teams worked fast this week taking out both Cousins without having to play the whole game. On Thursday April 3 the Bullpups took on Cousins at home. A game previously scheduled for Wednesday moved to allow the varsity teams to

Ty Reed Golf Classic to take place at Bear Creek Golf Club in Monroe on May 5

Special to the Cititzen The Ty Reed Golf Classic is set for May 5 at Bear Creek Golf Club in Monroe. Steve Blanton, Tournament Director, says “the Tournament exists for one reason, to raise funds for the Ty Reed Memorial Scholarship, 501 (c) 3”. Ty Reed was

Old Buckhead Days draws a crowd

By Leila Dycus, intern The town of Buckhead celebrated its annual Old Buckhead Days festival last Saturday, April 5. People from across the county came together to take part in the Real Buckhead Road Race, which was followed by a parade and activities in the town park.


Through April 13 • Georgia and Beyond:  Southern Self-taught Art, Past and Present. This folk art exhibition, curated by Susan Crawley, highlights the accomplishments of vernacular artists from Georgia and across the South, past and present.  The artists, including such well known names as Thornton Dial, Howard

AgSouth Announces Grants to Farmers Markets

Special to the Citizen AgSouth Farm Credit CFO Lisa Gunter announced today that the cooperative has set aside $25,000 to help community-based farmers markets promote their markets during 2014. The grant is part of AgSouth’s AGAware® program. Implemented in 2013, AGAware is an advocacy program that educates

Chief Robert Nash Allwine Retires from MCHS

­­ Special to the Citizen With freedom comes responsibility.  There is no greater responsibility than putting on a U.S. military uniform and serving your country to guard our freedoms.  It all started in 1968.  After Basic Military Training, Nash Allwine became a missile system technician and was

Newsom, Ware named to ‘Premier Advisors Program’

Special to the Citizen Greensboro, Georgia. March 26,, 2014—Wells Fargo Advisors has, for the third consecutive year, designated Richard D. Newsom, Jr. and Patricia L. Ware, Vice President– Investment Officers, as members of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction that reflects their achievement of professional success