Anti-bullying group starts in Madison

A new group has been born in Madison. Stop Tormenting Our Peers (S.T.O.P) was created in June of 2015 and is just starting to get a hardstart on where they plan on going to end the bullying in Madison County schools. Latonia Roberson, the group’s CEO, spoke of her 12-year-old daughter as one of the inspirations for starting the group. Roberson’s daughter was a victim of bullying and now suffers from  bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression that the bullying did absolutely nothing to help, but instead made much worse. Roberson…

Read More

NFCC Fitness Center invites community to Sentinel Slim Down contest

The North Florida Community College Fitness Center invites the public to participate in its 2016 Sentinel Slim Down challenge. This year’s Sentinel Slim Down is an eight-week weight loss contest open to anyone – NFCC students, NFCC employees and community members. The contest  ends March 4. To enter, contestants pay an entry fee due at the first weigh in: $20 for Fitness Center Members and Non-Members; $5 for NFCC Students. The participant who loses the most weight during the eight-week span will be selected as the overall winner and receive…

Read More

Nu Omega Omega honors heroes

In 1908 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. became America’s first greek letter organization established for and by college black women on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. The Nu Omega Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will celebrate Founder’s Day this year by honoring the heroes who have cooperated with the chapter over the years from January 1981 to 2015.  The chapter wants to thank all who has helped their chapter to be one of the best in giving service to all mankind.  The Nu Omega…

Read More

Woman killed in ATV accident

Angela Gaston, 50, of Madison, was driving northbound on NE Rocky Ford Road on Saturday, Jan. 16 around 9 p.m. on a 2013 Polar AVT. For unknown reasons, Gaston’s vehicle began to turn counterclockwise and this action caused her to become separated from her All-Terrain-Vehicle. The out of control vehicle came to an uncontrolled stop after throwing its driver. The vehicle came to a rest facing northwest in a driveway on the west shoulder of NE Rocky Ford Road. Gaston came to a final rest facing north in the southbound…

Read More
error: right click disabled!!