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Man charged with elder abuse

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. A 70-year-old Madison man has been arrested after Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies discovered a malnourished subject during a welfare check. Undersheriff Epp Richardson with the MCSO reports that on Friday, May 24, MCSO deputies responded to a residence on NE Post Rd., in Madison, to conduct a welfare check. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Michael Edenfield, 70, and explained their reasons and the need to perform a welfare check on a possible co-habitant. Upon being invited into the home, MCSO deputies immediately…

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Early voting begins Saturday

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In the final stretch to determine who will fill the vacant Florida House of Representatives District 7 seat once held by Halsey Beshears, early voting is slated to get underway for Madison County voters. On Tuesday, June 18, during the special general election, all registered Republican and Democrat voters in Madison County will help decide whether Jason Shoaf or Ryan Terrell will represent Florida’s District 7, of which Madison County is a part. Prior to, however, voters may elect to vote early to make sure…

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Feast of a fundraiser

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In support of a local warrior battling cancer, First Baptist Church of Pinetta is preparing to host a benefit dinner, in support of Tammy Kemp and her family. The dinner will take place on Saturday, June 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu will consist of grilled chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, a roll, dessert and a drink. Dinners will be available to-go or for dine-in. Dinners are provided for a donation. Kemp, a local resident since 1975, was diagnosed with triple…

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Area experiencing abnormally dry conditions

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. Although Florida is not officially in a drought, parts of North Florida – including Jefferson and Madison counties – are experiencing abnormally dry conditions, according to the Florida Drought Monitor maintained by the National Weather Service. Residents, however, have merely to step outside to know conditions are hot and dry, the ground parched and the foliage stressed. Drought, states the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), is a hazard of nature as deadly and destructive as its “natural hazard cousins” of wildfires and tornadoes, if less…

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