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MCSO locates fugitive

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, June 19, Shedrick Tyrone Williams Jr., age 23 was pursued for active arrest warrants for a drug offender probation violation. He fled Madison Police Department (MPD) officers on foot, leading them into the wooded area behind the businesses of Winn-Dixie and Pizza Hut. Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies responded to assist and attempted to establish a canine track, however, the canine track was unsuccessful and the fugitive was not located. The entire area was thoroughly searched. It was speculated Williams was able…

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Hard work pays off: MCCS will rise to a C

Savannah Reams: Greene Publishing, Inc. 2018 Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) results are in! After six hours of calculating, the predicted grade for Madison County Central School (MCCS) is a 50 C! MCCS’s rise to a C means that the school will continue to operate as usual, with no need for the assistance of an outside entity. Last summer, Superintendent Dr. Karen Pickles stressed the severity of the situation at MCCS, informing the district that if they could not raise the grade, the Florida Department of Education would mandate another option….

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Notice of special meeting City Commission Madison Florida

The City of Madison has announced that City Commission will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m. for discussion and possible action on the location of Jelani’s Party Center Sign. The meeting will take place at City Hall, located at 321 SW Rutledge St., in Madison Any person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission, with respect to any matter considered of such meeting, will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure…

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Is language becoming a problem in City of Madison?

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the Madison City Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting that took place on Tuesday, June 12, at 5:30 p.m., it was brought to the Commissioners attention that there have been foul words coming out of the mouths of city employees. What’s the next step? Before the meeting began, Princess Roebuck came before the board to express her concern over profanity being used at the City Barn. She also made mention of employees using profanity against Florida Department of Correction inmates doing landscaping work. “We got one…

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