Emerald G. Parsons 2017 is here! Wow, time flies! I don’t have many complaints with 2016.  Things went pretty well for me, I think. My biggest news of 2016?  My daughter, Brooke, got engaged a few weeks ago. We are now in the midst of planning her wedding, set for October. Photographer is booked, venue…

Jumping for joy, I’m cancer free

Rick Patrick, Greene Publishing, Inc. For the family of young Catherine “Cat” Maultsby; Christmas of 2016 will be one that will never be forgotten. Amidst all the music and decorations that normally go along with any other holiday season,  the Maultsby family received the kind of good news that will make this holiday season stand…

Hospital requests loan forgiveness

Rick Patrick, Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular scheduled meeting of the Madison County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the commissioners were presented with a request from the Madison County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) to forgive a debt of $151,614.32. On Wednesday, June 17, 2009, the Board of Madison County Commissioners agreed to…

Rick Patrick, Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the annual report for CareerSource North Florida, the local office continues to be of great assistance not only to those seeking employment, but also to those seeking quality employees. During the 2015-16 year, CareerSource served 10,747 job seekers and placed 3,755 into jobs. Newly appointed Executive Director Diane…