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Summer Blast a success

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the Community Awareness Committee (CAC) President Eddie Ealy, the Summer Blast event, which was held on Saturday, Aug. 5,  from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Sumpter James Park, in Madison, was a huge success. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the children of Madison County as they prepare to go back to school. The Community Action Committee thanked several members of the local community for their participation and support of the event, including Madison County Central School Principal David Chambers,…

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Madison Vet nominated for Hall of Fame

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County Veteran Bernard E. Wilson was one of many Florida veterans nominated to be inducted into the Veterans Hall of Fame. The seven-member council agreed to send 20 names to Florida Governor Rick Scott and his Cabinet to consider when they vote on the next group to be inducted into the State’s hall of fame for veterans. Wilson, who was an Army Sergeant and B-29 blister-gunner in World War II, received the highest score of those nominated. The council considers a veterans’ post-military life…

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Engagement Announcement

Paul Kinsley of Cherry Lake and Emerald Greene Parsons of Madison, proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Brooke Ellen Kinsley to Clinton Michael Riley, son of Mike and Diane Riley, of Cherry Lake. Maternal grandparents of the bride are Mary Ellen Greene and the late Thomas Harvey “Tommy” Greene, Jr., of Madison. Paternal grandparents of the bride are Sue Ellen Kinsley and the late Maurice “Morey” Kinsley of Cherry Lake.  Maternal grandparents of the groom are Michael and Dorothy Daniels, of Ormond Beach, Fl.  Paternal grandparents…

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Free hunter safety course coming to Madison

Story Submitted The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free traditional hunter safety course for Madison County. The class is Sept. 4, 5 and 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a range day on Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. The class will be held on the North Florida Community College (NFCC) campus.   All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16-years-old at all times. Students…

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