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Robocall scam shut down

Story Submitted Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) obtained permanent injunctions halting an Orlando-based robocall operation. All Us Marketing LLC, f/k/a (formerly known as) Payless Solutions, LLC and affiliated businesses and individuals allegedly bombarded millions of consumers with nationwide robocall campaigns designed to trick consumers into paying up-front for worthless credit card interest rate reduction programs. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the case. “This massive robocall operation bombarded consumers with millions of unwanted calls…

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#Madison FL Rocks

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. This creatively painted ladybug rock was discovered on the steps of Greene Publishing, Inc. on Monday morning, July 3. “#Madison FL Rocks” was printed on the bottom of the rock, along with an invitation to “Find us on Facebook.” Upon visiting Facebook, a picture of this rock (and many others) was found under a comment by Mandy Smith. Smith, or someone who stayed up late with her, painted this rock and the others. Look for these painted rocks hidden around the county, and keep the…

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Mount Olive Baptist plans special services

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Sunday, July 23, Mount Olive Baptist Church will host the singing group, Heavens’ Touch, from Blackshear Ga. This gospel group will be leading the worship in both services.  The morning service starts at 11a.m. and the evening service begins at 6 p.m. On July 30, during the 6 p.m. service, there will be a time of special singing by different people to be followed by a homemade ice cream social. “We would like to invite the community to join us for these two dates. …

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Police youth rally a success

Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. The Madison Police Department (MPD) hosted a youth rally on Wednesday, July 12 and Thursday, July 13. Over 40 children attended each day of the rally, which was held at the Madison Recreation Association, located at 243 Arnold St., in Madison. The rally was free to the first 50 children who were registered. The rally was made possible by McDonald’s, Stahl-Meyer, L&W Venison, Cooks and Cooper, Pilgrim’s Pride, and Food Giant. Presentations were made by the MPD, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Madison Fire Rescue (MFR),…

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