Three arrested after pursuit

Story Submitted Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. Deputy Marcus Holbrook attempted to stop a red Dodge Charger on Interstate 10 for traveling 89 miles per hour in a posted 70 miles per hour speed zone. The Dodge Charger was traveling west at…

Kelvin Kegler named MVP

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School (MCHS) football phenom Kelvin Kegler was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the North team during the 62nd Annual Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star game on Saturday, Dec. 17. The game was played at The Villages. During the game, Kegler put the same kind of…

Dollar General  opens in Pinetta

After several months of construction, the Dollar General store in Pinetta has finally opened its doors. The store opened on Sunday, Jan. 15, to the delight of local shoppers. The Grand Opening is set for Saturday, Feb. 4. “We’ve been very busy so far; we’re very happy,” said Store Manager Laurel Maitlen.

County commissioners honor first responders

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular meeting of the Madison County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the commissioners took the opportunity to pass a resolution honoring first responders during First Responders Appreciation Week. January 9th-13th was set aside to honor first responders and to express gratitude for the sacrifices they…