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Greenville Town Council: Reams vs. Council

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Kim Reams, an employee of the Town of Greenville has requested that Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart and the Office of Gov. Rick Scott launch an investigation into “numerous violations of law, rule, or regulation that I have observed while working for the Town of Greenville.” At the beginning of the regular meeting of the Greenville Town Council on Monday, Sept. 18, Stephen Webster, an attorney from Tallahassee representing Reams, presented each member of the Town Council with a packet which included the numerous charges…

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LOCAL: Rattlesnake found at MCHS

Selina Iglesias: Greene Publishing, Inc. Florida is known for several things, and the number of deadly snakes is one of them. And when the territory of humans and snakes collide, bad things occur for both parties. The Madison County High School (MCHS) football team came close to learning this the hard way, an anonymous source reported to Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the source, the MCHS football field is in ‘desperate need of some landscaping,’ as the grass along the fence line is overgrown – making it a perfect home…

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City Commission: First budget draft approved

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison City Commissioners held their September meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Madison City Hall. Shortly after the start of the meeting (following the approval of the consent agenda), City Manager Tim Bennett took a conference call from Danny Collins, a representative from Duke Energy, and placed it on speakerphone, so that the commissioners could hear the latest update on power restoration. Collins reported on the status of the company’s entire customer base (which includes Madison). As of 9 a.m. Monday,…

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Tax filing due dates extended for Florida businesses

Story Submitted Today, Florida Department of Revenue (FDR) Executive Director Leon Biegalski issued an emergency order to extend certain filing due dates for Florida businesses registered with the Department in each of the 67 counties. Order of Emergency Waiver Number 17-235-DOR-003 changes the filing due date for sales and use tax, as well as fuel tax returns and payments to Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. “The effects of Hurricane Irma on Florida businesses can be felt across the state with more than half of Florida’s counties now included in the FEMA…

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