The Madison County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors meeting for this month has been changed to March 22 at noon in the cafeteria at MCMH. The meeting is open to the public.
Archive for March 2011
NFCC invites area businesses and employers to participate in “C3 Education and Job Fair” March 30 at Madison campus
MADISON, FL – On Wednesday, March 30, North Florida Community College is hosting its 2nd Annual “C3 – Colleges, Careers, and Connections – Education and Job Fair” and invites area businesses, employers and four-year colleges to its campus to connect with NFCC students who are looking to find jobs, begin careers or to further their education. Limited spaces are still available, but interested businesses and colleges must register no later than Friday, March 25.
“In today’s challenging economy, more than ever, businesses need individuals who are talented, motivated, and dedicated,” said Kim Halfhill, Director of Student Services at NFCC. “Our goal is to bring together some of the best colleges, employers, and students for an unforgettable day of networking and exploration.”
Exhibitors who attended last year’s event found it a valuable experience.
“The education and job fair was a great opportunity to meet some of NFCC’s talented students,” said Rita Marie Gagliano, Director of Recruitment at Savannah College of Art and Design. “The students were well-prepared and asked the right questions as they pursued their search for the 4-year college that fit their passions, goals and interests.”
The education and job fair will be held in the NFCC Student Center (Bldg. #9) from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on March 30. There is no charge to businesses or colleges to participate, however sponsorship opportunities are available. Organizations must register no later than March 25. Space is limited. Registration forms are available online at http://www.nfcc.edu/departments/student-services/career-resources/c3-education-and-job-fair or by contacting Kim Halfhill in the NFCC Office of Student Services at email@example.com or (850) 973-1623.
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Sunday the 6th day of March 2011at approximately 9:00 AM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to an animal complaint involving the theft of live stock at 2120 Open Sands Loop in Greenville Florida.
The owner of the live stock located the area where a calf had been drug from the field and into a wooded area and freshly slaughtered. Upon the deputy’
s arrival and a search of the area the suspect was located in the wooded area and fled on foot with what appeared to be a rifle in hand. Assistance was requested form the Madison Department of Corrections canine team in an attempt to track the suspect. The suspect was not located at the scene.
The investigation continued with identifying the suspect and the arrest of Joshua Wayne Odom, W/M, DOB: 07/03/1987 of Greenville Florida. Joshua Wayne Odom was arrested and charged with the following:
1. Animal cruelty
2. Possession of Firearm during commission of Felony
3. Grand Theft / Livestock
4. Trespass while armed
Lawrence T. Rowell, 76, of Madison passed away Friday, February 11, 2011.
He was born in Plant City on April 30, 1934.
Lawrence moved to Madison with his parents in 1946. Lawrence owned and operated Rowell’s Bait and Tackle as well as a small engine and lawn mower repair shop for many years.
His parents, David E. Rowell and Maybell Harris Rowell and siblings, Mami R. Johnson, Ruben E. Rowell, John E. Rowell and Charles E. Rowell preceded him in death.
His loving family and friends survive him.
He will be laid to rest at Mount Olive Cemetery on April 30, 2011 at 11 a.m.