Interpress Studios returns March 20

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. Parents: Here’s an opportunity to get a photo made of your child or children, and have the photo appear in the newspaper, at no cost or obligation.   There is no age limit for the children. Interpress Studios, a professional and mobile photography team, will be in Madison on Monday, Mar. 20, and will set up shop from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, located on Rutledge St., one block south of the courthouse. The studio will take the children’s photos…

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Are you ready for Down Home Days?

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has begun planning and preparation for the 2017 Down Home Days festival and parade. The festival will take place on Saturday, Apr. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The parade starts at 10 a.m. on that same day. The Chamber has formed committees for vendors, activities, entertainment, citizen of the year, parade entries, sponsorships, and programs and posters. Most of the committees have Committee Chairs appointed, but all of them need helpers. This year’s parade theme…

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Ten most monitored bills in current legislative session

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc.         In keeping with the doings of the Florida Legislature, the following 10 bills are the most monitored bills in the current 2017 session, as identified by www.legiscan.com, which bills itself as “bringing people to the process.” House Bill (HB) 0183: Sponsored by Representatives Kristin Jacobs (D), Charlie Stone (R), Gayle Harrell (R), Mike Miller (R), and George Moratis (R). It is 99 pages and identified as a moderate partisan bill. HB-0183 relates to controlled substance. It amends state law to make…

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Madison Rotary presents check to camp director

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, Mar. 8, the Madison Rotary Club heard from Joyce Dove, Director of the Rotary District 6940 Youth Camp in Quincy, Fl. Dove spoke about the operations and financial needs of the camp. Rotary Youth Camp of North Florida, Inc. has been supported since 1994 by the 52 Rotary clubs in the Big Bend area, including Madison’s. The camp provides a week of free overnight camp for disabled children, who would not otherwise be able to have summer recreation. The campers are physically disabled,…

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