Community News 

Donate blood, save a life, get cookies

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday, Mar. 27, there will be a blood drive at Madison County Memorial Hospital from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. All blood types are needed. It only takes a few minutes and it could save a life. In fact, because donated blood is broken down into several components such as plasma, red cells, and platelets; one blood donation can save as many as three lives. Here are some other interesting facts about blood and blood donation: One in three of us will need a…

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Jeslamb A.M.E. hosting yard sale, with sandwiches

Story Submitted Jeslamb A.M.E. Church will be having a yard sale and selling fish sandwiches, on Saturday, Mar. 25, on the far side of O’Neal’s Country Buffet,. The yard sale will start at 8 a.m. and the fish sandwiches will go on sale at 11 a.m. A sandwich and drink costs $7. For more information, contact Eula Donaldson at (850) 510-4822.

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“Art Touched by Autism” exhibit, silent auction at NFCC

Story Submitted Madison County’s Always Support Kids 4-H Club (A.S.K.), a support group for children with autism and other developmental disabilities, and North Florida Community College (NFCC), are joining forces again this year to help support autism awareness. The NFCC Art Department hosted a painting workshop for A.S.K. in February that allowed talented young artists to create some amazing works of art. These works will be featured in an “Art Touched by Autism” Exhibit and Silent Auction on Monday, Apr. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Hardee Center for the…

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Flea Across Florida approaching

Story Submitted Coast to Coast, Florida’s longest yard sale has been scheduled for this Spring on April 14 and 15. For seven years now, Flea Across Florida has brought thousands of visitors to small communities across the state on Highway 90, filling up motels, restaurants, and small local businesses. Flea Across Florida has also helped fund many non-profits allowing them to continue their business of helping people. It is the perfect time to cleanse your garage and home of unwanted items. Flea Across Florida is a fantastic mixture of individual…

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