Community News 

Community-Wide Service to be held Sunday

Story Submitted The first 5th Sunday Night Community-Wide Service will be held Sunday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 688 N. Washington Ave., in Madison. In response to many requests from the community, the Madison County Christian Ministerial Association is sponsoring 5th Sunday night worship events.  Join your brothers and sisters in Christ for an hour of praise & worship together as the people of God.  As Psalm 133:1 says, “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!”…

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School 

School district seeking substitute teachers

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County School District (MCSD) is currently seeking qualified substitute teachers for the upcoming school year. Anyone interested in being a substitute teacher is encouraged to attend the substitute teacher training being offered by the MCSD. The training is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m., in the school board meeting room, located at 210 NE Duval Ave., in Madison. Topics covered during the training will include classroom discipline, appearance, lessons, ethics, requirements for becoming a substitute teacher and more. The training is…

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Front Page 

International: Blue Whale Challenge

Savannah Reams Greene Publishing, Inc. We live in a world dominated by the internet. Social media rules our lives, slowly yet steadfastly pulling us further away from reality with every swipe through our news feeds. The internet is a city as vast as space and, as it happens with any bustling, immersive, and massive community, crime begins to seep through every crevice. Sadly, children and teenagers are some of the most targeted victims, due to the fact they are so deeply immersed in this raging sea of “snap stories,” “insta…

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Front Page 

Local: The battle over “Booty Warz”

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. During the public comment portion of the Tuesday, July 11 meeting of the Madison City Commission, a  local businessman raised issues he had encountered in relation to an event he had scheduled at an event center he operates. David Lawton took issue with how a code violation, related to the event, had been handled. Lawton had planned an event at his event center for Saturday, July 1. The event, called “Booty Warz,” was advertised with flyers featuring a scantily clad African-American woman along with other…

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