Come Enjoy Business After Hours with Weeping Poet Antiques and Vintage Furniture

Emerald G. Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, April 18, Business After Hours will be hosted by Weeping Poet Antiques and Vintage Furniture and will held at their business located at 306 SW Pinkney St., in Madison. Madison County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests are invited to visit from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, and enjoy good food, good fun, and good fellowship. By holding these monthly Business After Hours events, the Madison County Chamber of Commerce hopes to help promote and ensure the advancement…

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Four MCHS tennis players play in district semi-finals

Rick Patrick Greene Publishing, Inc. Four players from the Madison County High School (MCHS) tennis team played in the district semi-final tournament on Monday, April 10 at Maclay High School, in Tallahassee. Bailey Browning, Jayce Scott, Jim Flournoy, III, and Cassie Davis all played in the singles competition with players from schools across the district. Browning faced the number one seed from Aucilla Christian Academy. Bailey split the first two sets, but lost in the tie-breaking third set. Jayce Scott faced competition from Maclay High School and was defeated in…

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Farm & Outdoors 

Florida Farm Bureau tobacco scholarships available

Story Submitted Florida Farm Bureau Scholarship, Inc., has received funds from the August 1997 Florida Tobacco Settlement to provide scholarships to former Florida flue cured tobacco growers, current Florida flue cured tobacco growers and descendants of Florida flue cured tobacco growers attending post-secondary institutions. Florida Farm Bureau will provide scholarships in the amount of $500 – $2,000 annually. The application deadline is Saturday, July 1. Scholarship applications are evaluated on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and professional potential. Recipients are selected in August and scholarships are awarded to the post-secondary…

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Front Page 

Second occurrence of Greenville shootings; two shot, one arrested

Story Submitted Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday, April 10 at 11:15 p.m. deputies were dispatched to NW Haffye Drive in Greenville in response to the report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male victim who was bleeding from his face. The victim was conscious and in need of immediate medical attention. The victim was able to identify the person responsible for shooting him and told deputies that Willie Hamilton, 19, was the person that shot him. In order…

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