NFCC Correctional Basic Recruit Academy to host orientation for potential students June 19

Story Submitted: Mandatory orientation for individuals planning to enroll in corrections class. The North Florida Community College (NFCC) Public Safety Academy is planning its next Correctional Basic Recruit class and invites potential students to an orientation session on Monday, June 19 at 5 p.m. The upcoming class, expected to begin in August, needs at least 12 students enrolled to begin training. Classes are held Monday-Thursday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and the program takes approximately six months to complete. Attending an orientation through the Public Safety Academy is mandatory…

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NTCS holds awards ceremony

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. New Testament Christian School teachers and administration recognized the academic accomplishments of their students during their awards ceremony on Friday, May 26. Awards were presented to students in all grades (K4 through grade 12). Subject-area awards were presented to students with the highest average in that course. If a student had the highest average in three or more subjects, they received a “Most Outstanding Student” award. The pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teacher Tina Agner presented awards to those students. K4 award recipients were Liam Doty, Nathaniel…

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Sanctuary of Praise to host men’s conference

Story Submitted: Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood invites all Madison County men to attend their sixth annual Strong Men in Tough Times program. This program will be held Saturday, June 17, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event helps sponsor the Simp Clemons Scholarship Fund, the Community Achievement Recognition Award, youth activities and youth talent awareness. The conference will consist of an afternoon of fellowship and spiritual growth. Dinner will be served immediately following the service. Sanctuary of Praise is located at 13819 W. US Hwy. 90, in Greenville.

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New guidelines for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Operation Christmas Child has issued new guidelines for the 2017 shoeboxes.  The changes pertain to items that can no longer be included. Here is a list of what to/and not to include. Start with a medium to large item that will capture the child’s attention the instant he or she opens the box. Items that can still be included are: soccer balls with a pump, stuffed animals, toys (puppets, trucks, etc.), dolls (baby, Barbie, etc.), musical instruments, outfits and shoes. Toys that are still permitted include…

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