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Postal box vandalized in Madison

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is reporting that an unknown person or persons vandalized a USPS postal box outside the Madison Post Office earlier this month. It is not known what was taken. However, in the interest of caution, the USPS, the Madison Post Office and the Madison Police Department (MPD) would like to advise everyone that if any checks were dropped into a postal box between 5 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 8, when the vandalism was…

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One killed, one critical after crash

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. One has been killed and one has been taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH), in critical condition after an overcorrection lead to a vehicle colliding with a tree in the median on Interstate 10. According to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), authorities were dispatched to mile marker 266 eastbound on Interstate 10, in Madison County, on Saturday, Jan. 13, at approximately 9:10 a.m., to a report that a vehicle had struck a tree. Jacorion Demar Chambers, 23, of Prichard, Al., was traveling…

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Donated county land still not utilized

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In December of 2015, the Madison County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) gathered to discuss a vacant lot on Dale Leslie Dr. and the former County Coordinator, Allen Cherry, introduced Ann Vickers, owner of Certified Service Center, Inc. Vickers came forth to propose a three-year expansion plan that included a Napa Auto Parts store, a Penske truck rental and an Enterprise rental center for travelers and local residents. After much consideration and discussion, a motion was made by Commissioner Ronnie Moore that the county make…

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North Florida Livestock Show and Sale

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. A new year is here and so is another edition of the North Florida Livestock Show and Sale. With events stretching from the middle of January to the middle of February, this years show is sure to be a good one. All entries were due for a mandatory weigh-in and tagging on Saturday, Nov. 4. All entries should attend the 4-H Livestock Clinic on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 4:30 p.m. This event is mandatory and will cover record book requirements, swine showmanship and grooming. Beginning…

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