MCSO addresses rumor

Story Submitted According to Major David Harper with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), there is a social media post suggesting that the Madison County Central School is or has been on lockdown today, due to a threat of an active shooter or the possibility of an active shooter. This is false information. There is no active confirmable threat nor has there been a credible threat received toward any Madison County School. It is the belief of MCSO that this rumor originated from a social media posting by a juvenile…

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Two injured after car hits cow

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. Two people were injured Saturday night, Feb. 17, after their car hit a cow, that was standing in the road. According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports, Regina Watkins, 52, of Greenville, was traveling west on Hwy. 90, just west of Greenville, around 8:25 p.m., when her 2016 Chevy Cruze hit a black cow that was traveling across Hwy. 90. Watkins and her passenger, Erica Brown, 21, of Greenville, both received minor injuries and were transported to Madison County Memorial Hospital (MCMH). According to…

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District Basketball Champs

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Cowboys began the Class 1A, District 5 tournament by defeating the Jefferson Somerset Tigers, 70-22, on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The first couple of minutes into the contest were close, then the Cowboys began hitting three-point shots to open a lead. The score was 16-7 at the end of the opening period. The Cowboys continued to open their lead with open look three-point shots and superior rebounding. By intermission, the Cowboys had built upon their lead and were up, 29-14. The second half saw the…

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GES to receive new pump station

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Exciting news came out of Greenville during the regular scheduled town council meeting on Monday, Feb. 12. In the recent months, Greenville Elementary School’s (GES) sewer system has been a topic of concern, but it is expected those concerns will soon be put to rest. In attendance were Mayor Calvin Malone, Vice Mayor Brandi Seabrooks and councilwomen Barbara Dansey and Joi Collins. Also in attendance were Town Manager Edward Dean and Town Attorney John Reid. During the meeting that began at 6 p.m., Dean reminded…

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