Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, March 21, the Madison County District School Board held a workshop meeting ahead of their regularly scheduled meeting. The purpose of this workshop meeting was to finalize the Staff Allocation Manual for the schools in the district. Notable in the manual were personnel cuts for Madison County Central…

Multiple agencies respond to fire off I-10

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday, March 20, at approximately 12:25 p.m., the Florida Highway Patrol received a report of a fire on the side of Interstate 10, near mile maker 259, north of the westbound lane. Madison Fire Rescue (MFR) arrived on scene first, and started combatting the fire, which, at that time,…

Failure to yield causes crash in Madison

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the City of Madison Police Department, at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 7, a white 2002 Ford sedan, driven by Freddie Lee Johnson III, of Madison, failed to yield to a 2000 Nissan Maxima, driven by Veronica Lafaye Oliver, causing a collision. Oliver was traveling west on…

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, March 29, Georgia Johnson will celebrate her birthday; she will be 103 years old. She has lived in Madison all of her life, and she and her husband (who died in 1980) had six children – one son and five daughters. Her son was killed in a wreck…