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Business Spotlight: Madison Automotive

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. On a dry-erase board hanging on the wall of Madison Automotive owner John May’s office, a simple sentence is handwritten in blue. It states “Do what’s right, not what’s easy. – J. Mays.” From the open door of his office, Mays has a clear view of the four full-time employees – each with an average of 15 years of experience – changing oil, replacing engines and transmissions, running diagnostics, servicing suspensions, and working on air conditioning and heating systems. Since his shop opened at 1411…

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Madison native managing Orlando Fisher House

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County native Teresa (Terri) Turner is the new manager of Orlando’s Fisher House. Fisher Houses provide lodging for comfort providers of veterans being treated by Veteran’s Affairs (VA) hospitals. The Orlando Fisher House is projected to complete construction in November 2017, and see its first guest the following month. It is a 16-bed accessible facility, with a small library, patio, and family room. Guests of the Fisher House stay free of charge, as long as their loved one is being treated in the adjacent…

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Storytelling workshops offered free of charge

Story Submitted Do you remember back when you were young, how some family member, maybe your grandfather, your Uncle Joe, or maybe your mother, would tell a story about your family? It might have been after a Thanksgiving dinner when everyone was sitting around, full of food and relaxing. Maybe it was at a family reunion, outside around a campfire. Remember how you wanted to hear that story again and maybe again that next year because the teller brought that story alive. Have you ever wanted to be able to…

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Making an impact with the Madison County Solid Waste and Recycling Department

Story Submitted Over the years, citizens of Madison County have seen a positive transformation in solid waste disposal and the recapture of recyclables. Not long ago, our county was plagued with countless uncontrolled waste collection sites that were eyesores to our citizens and visitors alike. Madison County was inundated with massive amounts of dumping from all around, including South Georgia. This made the waste disposal process laborious and costly. With a sincere desire to improve and control waste disposal procedures, as well as improve the appearance of the county, a…

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