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Storytelling Workshop a success

Story Submitted Storytelling has been alive and well in Madison. The Madison County Florida Storytelling folks have already brought us three successful storytelling events here in Madison. Each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, hundreds of listeners have come from all over the region and beyond to then be transported away to other times and other lands through the power of story. Madison County Florida Storytelling was pleased and honored to bring three wonderful days of storytelling to our county recently. On Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, nationally…

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Story Submitted The Madison County Republican Committee (REC) hosted their Annual James Madison Constitutional Dinner on Tuesday, May 16, at Divine Events. Madison County’s REC Chairman, Bob Bezick, served as emcee for the evening. This year’s theme was dedicated to veterans. Veterans from American Legion Post #224 were some of the sponsored guests in attendance at this event. Most branches of the military were in attendance and recognized. There was a special table reserved for POW/MIAs, who could not be there in person. Rev. Joe Boyles gave the invocation followed…

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7th Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic deemed a success

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday, May 22, 64 golfers from around the area gathered at the Madison Country Club for the 7th Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic. According to event organizer and grand-daughter of B. F. Killingsworth, Stefanie Thomas, the annual golf tournament is a fundraiser sponsored by the Madison Gator Club in order to fund scholarships to the University of Florida for Madison County residents. Started many years ago by long-time University of Florida supporter, B.F. Killingsworth, as a way of combining Killingsworth’s love of golf…

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Madison natives appearing on Valdosta stage

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Anyone making the trip to Valdosta to catch Theatre Guild Valdosta’s (TGV) upcoming production of Neil Simon’s classic comedy The Odd Couple, may see a couple of familiar faces. Madison natives Jonathan Cooks and Della Webb are appearing in the Valdosta production that opens on Thursday, June 1. Cooks is playing the role of Oscar Madison, a somewhat irresponsible and incredibly untidy New York sportswriter who agrees to become roommates with his best friend Felix Unger, a fussy “neat freak.” What ensues is a hilarious…

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