Category: Community News

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Big Bend Hospice is excited to announce a new volunteer joining their team. Melissa Holben, of Lee, will be serving the patients and families of Madison County. Melissa is married to Jim Holben, and they have two children: Shannon and Spence. She has worked in libraries for most of her…

A new twist on mergers

Story Submitted In the world of mergers and acquisitions, there is a new twist: credit unions buying banks.   Since 2011, there have been less than 10 deals recorded and one of them occurred in our local market.  In May 2016, Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union (BCFCU) finalized its acquisition of the Madison branch office…

Base Street McDonald’s celebrating grand opening

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. If you have driven by the McDonald’s on Highway 90 recently, you have undoubtedly noticed the construction and renovations that have been engulfing the building and blocking the main entrance. The location will celebrate its 25th anniversary soon, and according to new owners Dennis and Linda Lareau, there was a…