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Community leaders converge on Madison

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison had the opportunity to show off for several community leaders on Wednesday June 28, when the City of Madison served as host for the Second  Annual Competitive Florida Partnership Symposium. Community leaders from Havana, Newberry, White Springs, Gadsden County, Archer, and many others gathered at the Main Street Playhouse in downtown Madison to listen to speakers and discuss matters pertaining to economic and community development, entrepreneurship and small business growth, recreation, eco-tourism, and more. Those in attendance represented communities that had been awarded Competitive…

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City Considers four-way stops

Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. The City of Madison is considering installing four-way stop signs at the intersections of SW Range Ave. and SW Rutledge St. and NE Hancock Ave. and NE Sumpter St. The Madison City Commission will review public comments about the proposed four-way stop signs on Tuesday, Aug. 8, during the city commission meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m., at City Hall.  City Hall is located at 321 SW Rutledge St., in Madison. It is anticipated that a decision whether or not to install the four-way stop…

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Boys and Girls State

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Every summer the American Legion and its Auxiliary sponsor a leadership and citizenship program for high school juniors, called Boys State and Girls State. Boys and girls are usually nominated by their high schools and sponsored by local American Legion posts. In Florida, the Boys and Girls State attendees spend nine days in Tallahassee. They stay in the Florida State University dorms and divide into subgroups called cities. The citizens of each of these cities elect mock municipal officials and representatives to the mock state legislature. Many programs…

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Hide a rock and seek a rock

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Imagine the fun of decorating and hunting Easter eggs without the risk of the eggs going bad and turning stinky. That’s how the latest trend could be described. People paint rocks and then hide them for anyone to find. Often these rocks have little inspirational or personal messages painted on them. People also leave clues on social media as to the rock’s location. Whenever the rock hunters find the rocks, they can either keep them as a memento or they can turn around and hide…

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