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Youth Adventure Camp a success

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) held its sixth annual Youth Adventure Camp, from June 19th through June 23rd. Fifty-two children and youth attended the camp, which ran from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day. According to MCSO Sheriff Ben Stewart, the vision for the summer camp is to share a sense of adventure with boys and girls between the ages of nine and 17, who otherwise may not have the opportunity to experience some of the activities offered. MCSO Personnel facilitated and instructed…

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Young farmer and rancher social planned

Story Submitted A Young Farmer and Rancher Social (ages 18 to 35) will be held on July 6, at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Farm Bureau office, located at 105 West Anderson Street, in Monticello. This social event is for all citizens that live in Madison and Jefferson County and are interested in agriculture. For more information within Madison County, please call NoraBeth Carpenter at (850) 673-8046 or Buck Carpenter at (850) 673-8388. For more information within Jefferson County, please call Melissa Bass at (850) 997-2213.

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Reacall: Aunt Jemima recalled for Listeria

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and french toast because they could be contaminated with Listeria. Listeriosis is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. An estimated 1,600 people get listeriosis each year, and about 260 die from it. The infection is most likely to sicken pregnant women and their newborns, adults aged 65 or older, and people with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as…

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Annett Bus Lines honored by Department of Education

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart recently honored 44 Florida businesses with the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award. This award recognizes businesses for their extraordinary contributions to Florida’s public schools. “I am pleased to present these businesses with the Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award as a token of our appreciation for their ongoing support,” said Commissioner Stewart. “Strong partnerships between the education and business communities are essential to student success, and I hope more businesses will take advantage of this mutually beneficial opportunity.” Among those honored was…

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