You are here
Community News 

FSU medical students tour Madison

On Friday, June 2, first year students from the Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine visited Madison as part of the college’s Rural Learning Experience. The goal of the trip was to increase student familiarity with rural health, with the hopes that they will eventually practice rural medicine. The college’s mission is to educate physicians who will practice patient-centered healthcare, “especially through service to elder, rural, minority, and underserved populations.” The group started their day at the Senior Citizens Council of Madison County, where they enjoyed breakfast, socialized with…

Read More

Recall: Chef Boyardee and other pasta

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Over 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products have been recalled by Conagra Brands Inc., of Milton, Pa. Misbranding and undeclared allergens were the cause of the recall, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The products contain milk, which is not declared on the packaging, and were produced on Jan. 5 and 12 of 2017. The products subject to the recall will be marked with establishment number “EST.794M.” The products were shipped nationwide. Specifically, the following products have been…

Read More
Community News 

Memorial Day ceremony held at Four Freedoms Park

Story Submitted: Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is set aside as a day to remember those who have died serving our country. For many families, remembering those lost in battle happens every day, throughout each year. These are the families of our heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedoms remain. American Legion Post 224, located in Cherry Lake, organized the 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony, held in Four Freedoms Park. Jerome Wyche served as the Master of Ceremonies, and Rev. Octavius Tookes gave a powerful speech…

Read More
Community News 

AKA attends conference in Atlanta

Story Submitted: Members of the Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. attended their  64th  South Atlantic Conference in Atlanta, Ga ., March 22 through March 26. The Regional Conference is comprised of members from Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Cluster IV graduate and undergraduate chapters from North Florida and South Georgia were the host chapters for this enlightening experience as members embarked upon the journey to enhance Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s knowledge and skills to make their sisterhood unique in every way. Over 5,600 members were in…

Read More