Ray Charles childhood home

Ray Charles, considered one of the greatest soul artists of all time, got his start in the Town of Greenville. Born September 23, 1930 in Albany, Ga., Charles moved to Greenville with his mother, Aretha Williams and adopted grandmother, Margaret Robinson, when he was an infant. The house that Ray Charles lived in until he was seven years old, still stands today in Greenville on SW Ray Charles Road. According to the historical marker located on the site of the home, “the modest wood frame vernacular house [Charles] grew up…

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Open auditions for the Madison RATT pact

The Madison RATT pact will hold auditions Sunday, Jan. 31 for their upcoming spring performance. Anyone over the age of 18 who would like to try their hand at acting or any other aspect of live theater is welcome to attend. Auditions will begin at 4 p.m. at the new Main Street Playhouse and Event Center located at 172 SW Range Avenue in downtown Madison. This will be the first of many fun productions that the RATT pact will perform this year. This show will be fun and fast-paced. Information…

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Meet Madison’s latest DAR member

Mrs. Nancy Moral, of Lee, has just been accepted as a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The DAR is a volunteer Service Organization that was founded in 1890. Moral’s Revolutionary War lineage is traced back to Nathan Boughton, of the Massachusetts Militia. The installation ceremonies will be held this February, at the Lake City Edward Rutledge Chapter of the DAR. Moral has been in public service most of her life, as a teacher, and a civic and educational organization volunteer. She is currently reading Patriots (Surviving…

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NFCC Community Theater presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

North Florida Community College is pleased to present its Community Theatre production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Two show times are planned: a 2 p.m. matinee and an evening performance beginning at 7 p.m. Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this stage version includes music by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The production…

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