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COUNTY COMMISSION: Sale of surplus property tabled

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular meeting of the Madison County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday, Oct. 25, the commissioners considered a bid from a local resident for the purchase of approximately 68 acres of surplus property adjacent to the Madison County Recreation Complex. Most of the property, located off  of US Hwy. 90 West, is prone to flooding with only 18 acres of upland property. The commissioners had contacted nearby land owners to determine if any of them had any interest in purchasing the property. One…

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Bro. Johnnie Davis

Bro. Johnnie Davis passed away on Monday, Oct. 23, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Ga. Davis was born on May 4, 1932, to Enoch Davis and Estella Wilson Davis in Madison. He attended Madison County Public School. Davis confessed Christ as his personal Savior and became a member of Genesis Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. Oliver Bradley.  In Jan. 8, 1953, he joined the US Army. After completing his tour with the Army, Davis returned home to Madison, where he was employed at Farmer’s…

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Pamela K. Stopko

Mrs. Pamela K. Stopko, 65, passed away on Oct. 31, at home surrounded by her family. Pamela was born on July 7, 1952 in Jacksonville, Fl., to Robert Junior Beasley and Alvera Rhoades (Welch). Stopko was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Stopko worked with medical staffing as a traveling nurse for 30-plus years. She traveled all over the United States, loving and caring for her patients during her nursing career. Stopko was preceded in death by her father, Robert Junior Beasley. She is…

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NFCC Community Theatre presents Welcome to Walt’s

Story Submitted North Florida Community College’s (NFCC) Community Theatre troupe, the Sentinel Upstage Players, will perform Welcome to Walt’s, a military-themed comedic drama chronicling the struggles of balancing one’s sense of duty with the weight of responsibility back at the home front, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11 at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Written and directed by Johnathan A. Cooks, Multimedia & Public Relations Manager at NFCC, the play features 13 local actors including NFCC students, alumni, employees and community members. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at…

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