John Thomas “Sonny” Douglas

Mr. John Thomas “Sonny” Douglas, 83, of Madison (formerly of Douglas, Ga.) passed away on Friday, March 16, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, in Tallahassee. Mr. Douglas was born on July 16, 1934, in Douglas, Ga., to the late Elisha Douglas, Sr. and Betty McGovern Douglas. He was preceded in death by three sisters: Louise Kirkland, Doris Miller and Olene O’Kelley; and a grandson-in-law, Matthew York. Survivors include: wife, Alice Katherine Harper Douglas, of Madison; daughter, Cathy (Randy) Carter of Lake City; two sons: David (Lynn) Douglas, of Baxley, Ga., and Daniel (Donna) Douglas,…

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Sondra Latrelle Moore

Sondra Latrelle Moore, 58, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, in West Palm Beach, Fl. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 24, at 11 a.m. at Architillery Missionary Baptist Church, located at 7000 N State Road 53, in Cherry Lake. Family arrangements are being handled by Bell and Clarke Funeral Home, located at 4152 W Blue Heron Blvd., in Riviera Beach, Fl. Floral arrangements may be delivered to the church on Friday, March 23, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m….

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Esther Grant

Esther Marie Tolliver Grant, 81, passed unexpectedly in Tampa, on Sunday, March 18. A native of Montgomery, Al., Mrs. Grant was the widow of William T. Grant III. She was a graduate of Tuskegee Institute and taught English Literature in the public schools of Rochelle, Ga; Madison; Valdosta and Quitman, Ga. She retired in 1997. Esther moved from Madison to Monticello in 1998 and became a faithful member of Bethel AME Church, serving in the choir and volunteering as church pianist. Cherishing her love and memory is her son, William…

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Vehicle recalls in place

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. A massive recall has been put in place by Ford Motor Company after a series of incidents that have notably caused two accidents, one injury and multiple reports. Currently, Ford is recalling 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans, made from 2014 through 2018. According to Ford, the steering wheel of these vehicles can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control. Representatives state that the steering wheel bolts can loosen over time. An incident that occurred in Columbia, Tn., was reported…

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