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Deadly weekend storms hit region

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Over the weekend of Jan. 21, the North Florida and South Georgia region was racked with severe thunderstorms, several of which spawned deadly tornadoes. The worst of these hit Adel, Ga. about 20 miles north of Valdosta. At around 3 a.m., an EF Scale 3 (136 – 165 m.p.h.) hit…

Chris Jones joins staff

Chris Jones has joined the staff of Greene Publishing, Inc. as a reporter. Chris graduated from Bradwell Institute High School in Hinesville, Ga. and from Valdosta State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.  Chris has served in the United States Coast Guard Reserves since 2003, and is  currently a Boatswain’s…

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. In keeping with a statewide trend, Madison County High School’s graduation rates have been rising steadily during the last five years,  with slight slips here and there. Information released recently by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) shows Madison County graduation rates have climbed from 66.3 percent in the 2011/12…

Story Submitted In Nov., North Florida Community College announced plans to select a new name for the College after receiving approval from the State Board of Education to begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the college’s first baccalaureate level program. On Tuesday at the NFCC District Board of Trustees’ regular scheduled meeting, the…