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Senior Citizen’s Center increases services

Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend is expanding in their attempt to meet the needs of the seniors in the Big Bend area. They are now delivering food items to the Senior Citizens Center, located in the Industrial Park at 1161 SW Harvey Greene Drive. You must be registered with Second Harvest to pick up food items. If you are registered, the next delivery date is Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Seniors do not even have to leave their vehicle to pick up…

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Dancing sisters bring home high awards

Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. Siblings Savanna and Brittany Edwards could not attend the Platinum National Dance Competition in Panama City Beach with the rest of the dancers from Becky’s Dance Steps Studio, but they did not let that stop them from bringing home medals this summer. Instead, the sisters went to two competitions: The Fusion National Dance Competition in Daytona Beach, Fl. (June 22-25), and the Inspire National Dance Competition in Savannah, Ga. (June 27-July 1). In Daytona Beach, Brittany and Savanna competed at the intermediate level with six…

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Crowds gather to receive free school supplies

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc The Florida Department of Health in Madison County and the Madison County Public Library partnered together to host the Back-to-School Bash on Wednesday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event was held at the Madison County Public Library, located at 378 College Loop, in Madison. Organizations from throughout the county participated in this event. Among the participants were, Dan Graves (with Suwannee River Libraries), Chelsey McCoy and Trista Agner (with the Madison County Health Department), St. Leo University, Mothers Against Drunk Driving…

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From priority mail to hitting the trail…

Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. On Friday, July 28, the Post Office in Madison held an all-day retirement party for Sales and Service Associate Opal Strickland. Strickland started working for the United States Postal Service in 1987, as a window clerk in Jasper. She transferred to the Perry Post Office in 1991; and in 1996, she transferred again this time to the Madison office. During her nearly 30 years with the Postal Service, Strickland has worked for seven different Postmasters. She also served as Officer in Charge of the Greenville…

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