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Operation Prom Night: A tragic look at what could happen

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. The scenario was one that occurs far too often in towns, large and small, this time of year. A group of youngsters attend a party before their high school prom. At this party, alcohol is served, nothing big, just a few beers to help everyone have a good time at the prom. One young man, Leshun, a senior at Madison County High School (MCHS) with a promising future, has “just a couple of beers,” as he will later tell a sheriff’s deputy. As he leaves…

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Madison Creative Arts Academy enjoys successful fundraiser

Mickey Starling: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Creative Arts Academy (MCAA) enjoyed their second successful fundraiser on Friday, March 23. The event featured performances from MCAA’s fifth through eighth grades, as well as a dinner and cake auction that offered some of the best homemade cakes and pies, all donated by school supporters. The Spaghetti dinner was the handiwork of “silver medal chef,” Sonja Bass. The “gold medal cake and pie bakers” were: Cheryl Archambault, Kay Browning, Genie Croft, Danielle Fries, Lynn Hanners, Wanda Hodnett, Tammy Kemp, Lori Newman, Carrie…

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NFCC Summer 2018 scholarship application deadline is April 30

Story Submitted A new semester at North Florida Community College (NFCC) is right around the corner as students gear up for the Summer Term of 2018. Alongside the arrival of a new term comes the opportunity to apply for summer scholarships until the scholarship application deadline on Monday, April 30. The NFCC Foundation awards scholarships each term to eligible students as supplemental funds to help in covering the cost of tuition, books, and fees. Individual and organizational scholarships, for those planning to enroll in Summer 2018, are available for application…

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Are you a high school senior? Apply now!

Story Submitted Are you a high school senior looking into options for college? The Junior Auxiliary of Madison is offering two scholarships to Madison students. Two scholarships are available for application. The North Florida Community College (NFCC) Scholarship is worth up to $1,500. To apply, you must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA), a resident of Madison County who is involved in the community and have plans to attend NFCC. Applicants must submit a cover letter, high school transcripts and three letters of…

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