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NFCC Community Theatre sells out Van H. Priest Auditorium The NFCC Sentinel Upstage Players receive standing ovation for Shrek the Musical, Jr.

Story Submitted What a great sight to see North Florida Community College’s Van H. Priest Auditorium full of community members, students and children – both on stage and filling the audience – during Saturday’s performance of Shrek the Musical, Jr. presented by the NFCC Sentinel Upstage Players, the College’s community theatre troupe. The show sold out a matinee and packed the house for another evening performance. “Words cannot express the love and gratitude for everyone that came out in support of Shrek the Musical, Jr.,” said Denise Bell, NFCC Community…

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Meet Your Neighbor — Shelly R. Decker

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. This past Friday (Jan. 27th), this writer had the opportunity to meet one of the many fascinating couples who have made Madison their home. Shelly Decker is a retired law enforcement officer, having spent 27 years “wearing a badge and toting a pistol on his hip.” His wife, Esther Decker, is a retired prison guard. At the beginning of his career in law enforcement, Decker was a carrier in a three-man police department; but before he retired, he served as a state patrol officer for…

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Business Spotlight: Royal Restorations

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison welcomes Royal Restorations to the city market place.  Royal Restorations is an antique store offering more than competitively priced antiques; they also have more than 40 years of experience restoring homes and furniture, and offer this service at their new location at 633 Colin Kelly Hwy., in Madison. The location is filled to the brim with interesting pieces which have been refurbished to exquisite quality.  Chairs, lamps, picture frames, and headboards are only a small sample of items displayed in the showroom. As newcomers…

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There’s a flea coming to Madison

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc Actually, it’s the Madison Flea Market, owned by Jim Tangway and Mike Jones. This business venture was the brainchild of Tangway, but it didn’t take him long to convince his longtime best friend, Jones, to come alongside him. The Flea Market will be housed at 372 S.W. Pinckney St., and it will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays. Initially, it will be housed in the front part of the building, but their plan is to expand into the entire building…

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