School 

Teacher Spotlight: Dela Carroll

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Dela Carroll has been teaching for more than 30 years, but recently her teaching has been benefiting James Madison Preparatory High School (JMPHS). At JMPHS, she teaches high school Hope/Physical Education and Critical Thinking. Carroll received her teaching degree from Valdosta State University. During her teaching tenure, she has taught children from elementary-age through high school in Georgia, and throughout Madison County. Her subject areas have been equally as diverse: English/Language Arts, special education, reading, social studies, science, math, health and physical education. Carroll was…

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Sports 

Cowboys face toughest challenge yet

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Inside the field house for the Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowboys football team, it is written on the wall, “It’s hard to be a Cowboy.” That statement could not be any truer than during this week as the Cowboys prepare to host the Tigers of Columbia County tonight at 7:30 p.m. “Columbia is by far the most talented team we have played so far,” said MCHS Head Coach Mike Coe. “[They are] really fast and big up front.” The Tigers’ offense is led by…

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Farm & Outdoors 

Farm storage facility loans

Story Submitted FSA’s Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities and to purchase portable (new or used) structures, equipment and storage and handling trucks. The low-interest funds can be used to build or upgrade permanent facilities to store commodities. Eligible commodities include corn, grain sorghum, rice, soybeans, oats, peanuts, wheat, barley, minor oilseeds harvested as whole grain, pulse crops (lentils, chickpeas and dry peas), hay, honey, renewable biomass, fruits, nuts and vegetables for cold storage facilities, floriculture, hops, maple sap,…

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Front Page 

Wreck SR 53: Bad visibility causes two-vehicle crash

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. Two people were injured during a two-vehicle crash on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 5:55 a.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Hai Nguyen, 57, of Houston, Tx. was southbound on SR 53 South, travelling in a 2015 Toyota Rav4.  She was actively looking for a place to turn around and had slowed her vehicle to approximately 15 mph and had partially entered onto the paved shoulder of the highway. At the same time, Candace Buckler, 27, of Madison, was also southbound on SR 53…

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