District finances in trouble; GES feels the heat

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. It was 1980 when Greenville High School was closed and consolidated with Madison County High School and, many years later, Greenville Middle School followed suit. The closure of these schools injured the small town’s economy, fueling the closure of businesses and the loss of residents. The towns’ last remaining school is Greenville Elementary School (GES)—an institution the community is proud of. While the school may be small, it represents something much larger—hope. Many great men and women have walked the halls of GES, going on…

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MLK commemorative tribute to take place

Story Submitted The Madison County Chapter of the Charmettes, Inc. cordially invites the community of Madison County to the 2019 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Commemorative march and program on Monday, Jan. 21. Assembly for the commemorative march will occur at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, located at 576 Dade St., in Madison. The march will proceed to the Madison County Courthouse, which is located at the intersection of Range Ave. and E Base St., in Madison, where the program will begin at 11 a.m.

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Ice skating returns to Tallahassee

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. After taking a one-year hiatus, you can now tie up your ice skates and put on your jacket. Ice skating has returned to Tallahassee. From now until the weekend of Feb. 3, 2019, you can ice skate at the Pavilion at the Centre of Tallahassee, off of North Monroe St. The skating rink’s normal operating hours are Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. According to the rink’s website, the rink will be open during…

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NFCC to feature stunning artists in 2019

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Following some of the best performances of the artists in the fall session of the 2018-2019 artist series season, the 2019 list of performers is shaping up to be one of the best close-outs of the 2018-2019 season yet at North Florida Community College (NFCC). As the holidays come and go and the new year gets in full swing, the Troy University Gospel Singers (TUGS), recognized as a premiere performing group in Troy University’s John M. Long School of Music, will take to the Van…

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