Holiday bake-off coming to Smith Mansion

Story Submitted A special holiday tradition continues this year at the Smith Mansion in Madison! Chef Art Smith and the Board of Reunion, a 501c3 community enrichment educational program, invite you to participate in and attend the 2nd annual Holiday Bake-Off and reception. The community is invited to submit items for the bake-off and to attend and enjoy…

NFCC Minority Success Program kick-off dinner

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Carole Mitchell, December 1, 2016 The members of the NFCC MSP Advisory Team, from left to right, are: Taneeka Barfield, Shirley Mattair, Jim Rowe, Pastor Octavious Tookes, Edna Haynes Turner, Candida M. Atkins and Marvin “Merv” Mattair. Carole Mitchell, Greene Publishing, Inc. Building a bridge of success that no one…

Light Up Madison a success

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Holbrook, December 3, 2016 Becky’s Dance Steps Studio kicked off Light Up Madison on Saturday, Dec. 3 with a Christmas performance. Shown dancing to the song “We Need a Little Christmas” in the front row, from left to right, are: Sydney Braswell, Claire Carpenter and Allie Wilkerson. In the…

John Richard Holtz, Sr.

Mr. Holtz passed away in Chattanooga, Tn. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. He was born on Oct. 6, 1949 to Leo and Inez Holtz in Phoenix, Az.  He was raised Southern Baptist. John studied at the University of Miami and Metro Dade Community College. He also graduated from Miami Military Academy, Broward Police Academy, and…