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Pot Williams Golf Tournament is May 6-7

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. The 59th annual Pot Williams Golf Tournament will feature fun, food and friendly competition from Saturday, May 6 to Sunday, May 7, at the Madison Country Club. It is an individual player tournament with over $4,000 available in flight prizes. Trophies will be awarded for “closet to the pin” and “longest putt” and the 2017 Pot Williams Champion will be awarded a maroon jacket and large trophy. Tee-off times of 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. will be held…

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Advocate’s Avenue… Autism – Myths and Misconceptions Continued

Leslie McLeod Last week, I discussed myths and misconceptions of Autism. April is Autism Awareness Month. Since the month of April is coming to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to share a few more myths and misconceptions that I have come across as  a parent and an advocate, and follow it with correct information. “All individuals with Autism show the same characteristics and behaviors.” This is completely false. Speaking honestly, I cringe when people say this. I’ll hear someone say “Oh, my aunt’s husband’s cousin’s little…

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Victoria Stoffa

Victoria Amanda “Mandy” Stoffa, of Fernandina Beach, Fl., passed away on Saturday morning, April 22, 2017, with her family by her side. Born in Madison, she was the eldest of two daughters born to the late Dr. Earnest Thomas Kinsey, M.D. and Victoria Pepera Kinsey. She completed her Associate’s Degree at North Florida Junior College and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Fine Arts from Florida State University. Upon obtaining her degrees, Mandy taught art in public schools and community colleges. Later, as an Art Supervisor in Colorado Springs,…

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Lawrence “Larry” F. King

Lawrence “Larry” F. King, age 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Camellia Gardens, in Thomasville, Ga. Larry was born on Jan. 13, 1934, in Valdosta, to the late Dr. Loomis P. King and Mary Elizabeth King, of Greenville. He graduated from Georgia Military Academy and proudly served in the U.S. Army.  After attending Auburn University, he enjoyed a career as a pharmacist.  Larry was a big Auburn Tiger fan, loved fishing, playing tennis and his many pets.  Nothing gave him greater joy than his family. Larry…

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