2013 Year in Review – December

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December Fifty-nine Morgan County High School Students participated in the 69th annual Georgia Youth Assembly, to learn how legislation is created, debated, and adopted.

Madisonian Christine Lambert accompanied members of the National Trust of Historic Preservation on the Town & Country Holiday Tour of Homes, hosted by the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce.

Morgan County Middle School held a series of sex education classes, to educate students about their bodies, the reproductive system, STD-prevention, and overall sexual health.

The highly-anticipated popular burger chain, Steak’n Shake, opened in Madison on Dec. 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County (HFHMC) members gathered at the site of their newest build to break ground. The new home will be located on Hayes Street.

The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center hosted the 35th Annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert on Dec. 3, sponsored by Jim Boyd Agency.

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved of resolutions to amend the county’s current Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) defined benefit plan for county employees and to adopt a ACCG 401(a) defined contribution plan for all employees hired by the county on or after Jan. 1, 2014.

The Morgan County Planning and Development Commission voted on Dec. 19 to recommend the approval of modification of a text amendment to allow for the limited use of electronic signs for gas stations.

The Director of Planning and Development, Chuck Jarrell, outlined the proposal to recommend a revisal to the current sign ordinance in Morgan County to allow the use of digital signs for gas stations.

The (BOER) voted to make the Morgan County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) the polling location for the newly created Central Morgan precinct. The staff of the Morgan County Citizen wishes you a healthy and prosperous New Year in 2014!

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