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Two – vehicle crashes: State Road 53 North

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Two were injured; one with serious injuries, after an afternoon crash took place north of Madison, on Friday, April 20, at approximately 3:55 p.m. According to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Benjamin Killingsworth III, 17, of Madison, was traveling north on State Road 53 North, behind a 1994 Mercury Sedan, driven by Leroy Jackson, 64, of Madison. Jackson slowed to turn right into a private drive. Killingsworth was inattentive due to an internal distraction in his vehicle and did not see Jackson…

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Two – vehicle crashes: State Road 53 South

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), a two-vehicle crash took place on Tuesday, April 10 at approximately 8:50 a.m. Ainsley Nichols, 22, of Madison, was driving a white 2017 Kia Optima, traveling northbound on State Road 53 South. Nichols had slowed down to attempt to make a left turn onto Gunnals Trail. An unidentified vehicle, believed to be a log truck passed Nichols, traveling northbound. A tan 2005 Ford F350, driven by Ronal Bishop, 26, of Monticello, was traveling northbound on…

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Above average hurricane season is forecast

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. With the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season only a month and half away, a just-released forecast varies it only slightly from last year’s historically destructive season. The Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project, which last week released its April outlook, is forecasting 14 named storms in the coming season, seven of them hurricanes and three major hurricanes. These numbers, say the experts, are slightly above the 30-year average of 12 named storms — six of them hurricanes and two major hurricanes. A…

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Employment matters: Trends and Economics

Since early February, I’ve been offering job seeking advice to the locals slated to graduate from college, no matter if they attended a tech/trade school or a four your university. Topics have ranged from the current job market to online personas. Now that spring break has come and gone, we’re entering the homestretch to graduation, so we gotta buckle down and finish the rest of the lessons before you all walk across the stage. Trends: I kind of alluded to this in an earlier article, but you need to know…

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