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LOCAL: Agnes Studstill passes away

Story Submitted Mrs. Agnes Sims Studstill, 101, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at home in Madison, Fl. She was born on Nov. 11, 1915 in Madison, Fl., to the late Guy and Clare Sims. Agnes started a lumber mill business in Madison with her husband, Howard Studstill, which they grew into the Studstill Lumber Company. She continued running the business after her husband passed away until 1981 when she sold it and retired. Agnes was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Madison serving as its…

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City Commission: Request to rename First and Scruggs Street

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison City Commissioners met at City Hall for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10. During the meeting, Commissioner Townsend asked Mr. Jesse Solomon to present a petition and request to the Commission regarding the renaming of First and Scruggs St. to Pete Mobley St. in honor or Marvin (Pete) Mobley. The meeting room was packed with local citizens in support of this request. According to the submitted letter regarding the request: ‚ÄúPete Mobley was the first African-American police officer for the City of…

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Local: John Willoughby joins Greene Publishing, Inc.

Story Submitted On Monday, Oct. 16, John Willoughby of Perry, began as the newest reporter at Greene Publishing, Inc. John is a 22-year old free-lance journalist who graduated from Taylor County High School in 2014. Upon graduating, John took up journalism as just a hobby which turned into a career path. In 2016, John launched an online magazine by the name of Breaking Stereotypes Online, and moved to Nashville, Tn., in 2017 to pursue a Music Business career. Often visiting historic places like the Grand Ole Opry, The Bluebird Cafe…

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Fundraiser: Cherry Lake Fire & Rescue, Inc. holding Boston Butt sale

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. Cherry Lake Fire & Rescue, Inc. will hold its annual Boston Butt sale on Saturday, Nov. 11. Pick-up will be available from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the fire station in Cherry Lake. To order, please call the station at (850) 929-2354, Dave Norton at (850) 929-4532 or Debbie Odom at (850) 929-2528. Please leave your name, contact number and the number of smoked butts desired or contact any Cherry Lake Fire & Rescue personnel. A member will get back with you in two…

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