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Taxes: Delinquent properties now being advertised

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. Notices have now begun appearing in this paper of properties that are delinquent in the payment of their property taxes. Individuals whose names appear on the list on the inside pages should be mindful that if delinquent taxes remain unpaid, it could ultimately result in their properties being auctioned on the courthouse steps. Per Florida statutes, the Delinquent Tax List Notice must be published in the newspaper for three consecutive weeks, prior to the tax certificates sale. To wit: Properties with overdue taxes from the…

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Nestle Waters pledges help with project

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular meeting of the Madison County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday, April 26, the Board heard a project proposal to recharge the aquifer for the area. According to a project proposal prepared by Madison County Coordinator Brian Kauffman, the total project cost is $2,500,000. The County is requesting funding from the Department of Environmental Protection in the amount of $2,150,000. Nestles Waters has agreed to contribute $225,000 to the project; Madison County will pay $75,000; and the Suwannee River Water Management District…

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Emerald’s Gem Box: What Does Your Fruit Salad Look Like?

Emerald G. Parsons A little over a year ago, during the Presidential debates, Presidential Candidate Ben Carson said something out of the ordinary.     “ ….  And as President, I would go and look at what a person’s life has been. What have they done in the past?  What kind of judgements have they made?  What kind of associations do they have?  That will tell you a lot more than an interview will tell you.  The fruit salad of their life is what I would look at.” The Fruit…

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Norma Lee Downing Webb

Norma Lee Downing Webb, age 77, died on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Madison County Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services were held Thursday, April 27, at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, with burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service, at Beggs Funeral Home. She was born in Madison County, where she lived all of her life. She loved shopping, cats, reading, and Gospel music.  She spoiled her grandchildren and great-grand children rotten. She kept the books for the family farm and had worked for…

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