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Benefit planned for Edward Timmons, Jr.

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, March 22, 23-year-old Edward (Eddie) Timmons, Jr. was involved in a tragic automobile accident. The accident caused him to be life-flighted to Tallahassee with life-threatening injuries. The accident left him with a shattered collar bone, a ripped diaphragm and other serious injuries. Doctors even had to remove his spleen due to the accident. Because of this, Timmons’ immune system is compromised, making employment very difficult to obtain. When Beverly Wood at the local 53 Bar heard of Timmons’ injuries, she immediately went into…

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A greyhound that “races” to the rescue

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. There is a team member at the Madison Veterinary Clinic who has been doing her part to help dogs in Madison County. Her name is Bebe, and she is a nine-year-old greyhound. Greyhounds are universal blood donors in the canine world, and Bebe has already donated blood at least 17 times. Like humans, dogs can have serious situations where they need blood. Traumatic injuries, such as being hit by a car, cases of extreme anemia (caused by hook worms) and surgeries (such as splenectomies), often…

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Madison Realtor goes the Extra Mile

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Ethan Taylor Brooks, of Thigpen and Associates, LLC, in Madison, was presented the Extra Mile Award by the Tallahassee Board of Realtors, on Tuesday, May 2. The award winner is chosen from a list of nominated individuals. Brooks was nominated by broker Bryant Thigpen, for his superior customer service. Bryant mentioned a particular instance in which Brooks helped an elderly couple unpack their moving truck weeks after closing on a house. Speaking of Brooks’ character, Bryant wrote, “He is a man to be admired, a…

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Fundraiser planned for Mullinax

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, May 13, a fundraiser is planned at Fellowship Baptist Church for the family of Jessica Mullinax. The theme for the fundraiser will be “Turtles & Tea” and will take place from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. There will also be a silent auction at the event. The silent auction will begin at 11:30 a.m., just prior to the event. There is no admission charge, however, donations will be accepted. Mullinax was injured in a serious car accident in August, 2016. Although she has…

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