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CMT musician coming to Valdosta

Story Submitted Country Music’s hottest newcomer, Morgan Wallen is bringing his kinetic energy to the Bluewater Bar and Grill in Valdosta, on Saturday, Feb. 10, for his headlining Up Down Tour, presented by Shiner Light Blonde. The tour’s opener is Ray Fulcher. Wallen’s new single “Up Down” is a laidback tribute to downhome living – and partying – featuring superstar duo Florida Georgia Line (FGL). Quickly after its release, the fun-loving track rocketed into Spotify’s US and Global Viral 50 charts, hit the iTunes Country A-List, launched into the Top 10 on Sirius…

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Citizens gather for Martin Luther King, Jr. program

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday, Jan. 15, the Madison County Chapter of the Charmettes, Inc. held their annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program. The event began with a service at Mt. Zion Church, followed by a march to the Madison County Courthouse. Once at the courthouse, those present heard presentations from clergy members from various local churches, as well as from local young people. Charmettes member Gwen Hubbard welcomed everyone to the program. Then, Madison County High School (MCHS) senior Ta’Ronn Johnson gave a stirring…

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Lifelong musicians: Arlen Favors and Jackson Dickinson

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Arlen Favors and Jackson Dickinson are both musicians in the Madison County area who grew up together playing everything and anything they could. Mainly a songwriter and guitarist, Favors’ father passed away in 1986, when Arlen was only five-years-old. “I got infatuated [with the guitar],” said Favors. Favors’ father, Allen Favors, was also a musician who played guitar. “He inherited [the guitar playing] from his father,” said his mother, Christine Peters. At age eleven, Favors and Dickinson played in a band together; eventually growing up…

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John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Join Madison County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) on Friday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. as they celebrate the career and retirement of Dr. James Stockwell. MCMH will also welcome Dr. Wade Douglas to the medical team. Dr. Stockwell is a gastroenterologist out of Tallahassee and is affiliated with Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH). He received his degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Stockwell has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Douglas specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology and is certified…

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