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WRECK: Wreck sends three to hospital

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, two vehicles collided in north Madison County after a failure to yield right of way. According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), William Gray, 77 and Jackson Gray, nine, both of Madison, were traveling eastbound on Hwy. 150. Bryan Ledbetter, 52 of Aloha, Or., was traveling northbound on CR 591. Ledbetter proceeded to turn but failed to yield to Gray’s oncoming vehicle, which had the right of way. The front of Gray’s 2010 Ford F150 collided with the…

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State: Minimum wage to rise in 2018

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. The last time Florida’s minimum wage went up was on Jan. 1, when workers started getting paid $8.10 per hour. Before that, on Jan. 1, 2015, Florida raised the minimum wage up from $7.93 to $8.05 per hour. Now, on Jan. 1, 2018, expect your check to be a little more. Florida will be raising the minimum wage, once again, up to $8.25; a $0.15 increase. Minimum wage for employees who are tipped is also increasing from $5.08 to $5.23 per hour. In 2005, Florida…

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City of Madison: Get ready for “Light Up Madison”

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Downtown Madison is getting ready to experience another fun-filled event. The Kiwanis Club of Madison is planning the 7th Annual Light Up Madison event for Saturday, Dec. 2. Families and children from surrounding communities are all welcome! This event will spark the beginning of the Christmas season, as the air will be filled with magical excitement for people of all ages. Beginning at 5 p.m., Becky’s Dance Steps Studio will begin the celebration with a Christmas recital, followed by a fantastic parade of lights. There…

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Wreck: Greenville resident involved in collision

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday morning, Oct. 30, at approximately 7:29 a.m., a Greenville resident was involved in an early morning collision involving a bicycle in Wakulla County. According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Jamie Rogers, 33, of Greenville was traveling westbound on US Hwy. 98 while Marysa Milinichik, 27, of Crawfordville was traveling eastbound in the bike path of US Hwy. 98. Rogers made a left turn into the parking lot of an Express Lane store when he turned into the path of Milinichik. Milinichik’s bicycle collided…

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