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MJ Webb earns football scholarship offer from UGA

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Saturday, during an unofficial visit to the University of Georgia (UGA), Morgan County High School (MCHS) freshman MJ Webb received an offer of a football scholarship from UGA football coach Mark Richt. Webb, who stands six foot, five inches and weighs

Tennis prepares for region tournaments

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last week, the Morgan County High School tennis teams took on Eastside High School on the road before taking on Heritage High School at home. The Morgan County boys beat Eastside 3-2 during their match last Tuesday, April 1. Mason Devane and

C-Team completes 2014 season with even record

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County baseball C-Team completed their 2014 season last Saturday, April 5, at a C-Team tournament with a win against Newton County 19-2 and a loss to Eastside 3-7. The Dogs played their final game of the regular season last Friday,

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