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Sapp retirement celebration at Hopewell Baptist Church

Mickey Starling: Greene Publishing, Inc. Many students have been beneficiaries of Ed Sapp’s passion for agriculture. Sapp was nurtured in farm life from the expertise of his grandfather, Dozier Sapp, and his parents, Buddy and Ann Sapp. Passing on this foundation to others seemed only natural. Sapp has been an agriculture instructor at Madison County High School (MCHS) for 32 years, and he has gladly passed on his passion to hundreds of students. When the last bell sounded on Friday, May 25, Sapp retired, taking with him many fond memories…

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Executive Vice President retires from local bank

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. As one chapter ends in the life of Howard Phillips, another begins. The Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Madison County Community Bank (MCCB) has decided to take the step into retirement. The Madison community and his co-workers bid him farewell during his retirement party on Tuesday, May 22. Beginning at 4 p.m., about 50 people gathered together at MCCB to celebrate the career and dedication that Phillips has given to the Madison County community. All in attendance were treated to great fellowship,…

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42nd Annual Becky’s Dance Steps Studio Recital

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. The 42nd Annual Becky’s Dance Steps Studio Recital entertained audiences with two “Off to Work” recitals on Saturday, May 19, at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. The first recital took place at 1 p.m. with the second show following at 7 p.m. Both recitals included two acts which consisted of ballet, tap, jazz and pointe dances. Each dance represented a different occupation with fancy costumes to top it off. Becky Robinson, the owner of Becky’s Dance Steps Studio, is already excited and planning for next…

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Haire receives 50-year Masonic recognition

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Arnold Haire, of Lake Park, was the special honoree Monday, May 14, at the Madison Masonic Lodge No. 11. Haire was recognized after receiving his 50-year pin and certificate for 50 years of dedicated service to the Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons (F.& A.M.). Arnold Haire began his journey when he received his Entered Apprentice degree on Jan. 15, 1968. On Feb. 19, 1968, he received his Fellowcraft degree. Haire became a Master Mason on March 18, 1968. Since becoming a Master Mason, Haire…

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