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Post Office customer appreciation day

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Madison Post Office said thank you to the community with a Customer Appreciation Day. Postmaster Erica Carmichael manned a table full of doughnuts, courtesy of Sunrise Coffee Shop; chips and salsa, courtesy of Rancho Grande; coffee, and a plethora of information and promotional material on the various services and products offered by the United States Postal Service. A large poster displaying the latest stamp collection, dubbed “Delicioso Forever,” was set up, with colorful pictures…

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Grow your own food

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Farmer’s Co-Op, located at 748 SW Horry Ave., in Madison, wants locals to know that you don’t need a large plot of land to grow plenty of fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables at home. In front of the Co-Op, employee Denise Watts has planted a 30 ft. by 15 ft. organic garden. The garden is only six weeks old, but the plant growth is impressive. Watts prepped the dirt by tilling in cow manure. She then planted a large variety of plants, including tomatoes, cucumbers,…

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Exhibition showcases local sculptor works

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. Starting this Friday, May 5, the 1020 Art Gallery in Tallahassee will hold an exhibition of the sculptures of the late Bradley Cooley Sr., a longtime Jefferson County resident and well-known artist who died earlier this year at age 78. Madison Countians are very familiar with one of Cooley’s works – the Ray Charles statute in Haffye Hays Park in Greenville.  Other sculptures, produced either singularly or collaboratively, include the sculpture of St. Margaret of Scotland, on display on the front lawn of St. Margaret…

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55 Plus Club to hear from Creative Arts Academy

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, May 10, the 55 Plus Club will hold their final monthly luncheon meeting of the season at the United Methodist Cooperative Ministries Center, about five miles north of Madison on Hwy. 145 (Colin Kelly Hwy.). The luncheon will begin at 12 p.m. Featured will be a musical performance by the children’s choirs from the Madison Creative Arts Academy. The 55 Plus Club is open to all Madison County residents who are 55 years of age or older. They usually meet on the second…

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