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Raymon Williams

On Monday evening, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, the Lord Almighty summoned Raymon Williams home. Raymon Williams was born Feb. 25, 1959 in Greenville, Fl. to the late Mitchell and Rosa Lee Williams Randall. Sleepy, as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, grew up in the Greenville area and attended the public schools of Madison County. As an adult, he left the Greenville area and lived in the Ft. Pierce area for about 30 years. He did various seasonal jobs like working in…

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From the sunny side… wardrobe malfunctions

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. I have probably said it before and will likely say it again, I truly do love the staff with whom I work every day. Even when things get a little tense, I have learned to think “Oh that’s so and so, just being so and so.” During those times, I usually just smile and nod, and make note of any corrections I may need to make. I have learned to take very little of anything said, done, or heard during “tense” times personally. A vast…

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Town of Lee discusses marijuana and sewage spills

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. The City of Lee held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. The only new item on the agenda for the evening’s meeting was a discussion on a medical marijuana dispensary moratorium. The Town of Lee, being its own municipality, cannot adopt the County moratorium and therefore must establish its own. Town Attorney Ernie Page provided the council with proposed moratorium conditions, fashioned to emulate those expected to be adopted by Madison County. He said it would behoove the Town to remain…

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History of The Hickory Grove Turpentine Camp

Jacob Bembry: Greene Publishing, Inc. Eloise Glass Stewart was born at the Hickory Grove Turpentine Camp; and for well over 100 years, the Hickory Grove community has been her home. Mrs. Stewart’s parents, Fred and Eula Glass, moved to the Hickory Grove community in 1907. Mr. Glass leased the Hickory Grove Turpentine Camp from the E.E. West Company. The West Company owned property at the West Farm, which was located just west of Lee. The small community in that part of the county still bears the name, “West Farm,” but…

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