William Wesley Rudd, III

Mr. William Wesley Rudd, III, age 54, of Monticello, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Tallahassee, after a brief illness. He was born on July 5, 1962, in Thomasville, Ga. He lived most of his childhood life in Aucilla, Fl., before moving to Madison. He graduated from Madison High School in 1980, and attended North Florida Junior College. He was a self-employed contractor, and previously worked for the Department of Corrections and Norfolk Southern Railway. Rudd was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He loved golf, fishing, NASCAR…

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Madison native managing Orlando Fisher House

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County native Teresa (Terri) Turner is the new manager of Orlando’s Fisher House. Fisher Houses provide lodging for comfort providers of veterans being treated by Veteran’s Affairs (VA) hospitals. The Orlando Fisher House is projected to complete construction in November 2017, and see its first guest the following month. It is a 16-bed accessible facility, with a small library, patio, and family room. Guests of the Fisher House stay free of charge, as long as their loved one is being treated in the adjacent…

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Storytelling workshops offered free of charge

Story Submitted Do you remember back when you were young, how some family member, maybe your grandfather, your Uncle Joe, or maybe your mother, would tell a story about your family? It might have been after a Thanksgiving dinner when everyone was sitting around, full of food and relaxing. Maybe it was at a family reunion, outside around a campfire. Remember how you wanted to hear that story again and maybe again that next year because the teller brought that story alive. Have you ever wanted to be able to…

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James Madison technology students place in competition

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Over the week of March 1-4, a group of students from James Madison Preparatory High School participated in the Technology Student Association (TSA) state competition in Orlando. According to the James Madison TSA Faculty Advisor, Ricky Walker, this was the first competition in which the local students¬† competed. Two of the James Madison groups placed in the top ten in their respective competitions. The first was in the area of Structural Design and Engineering. Two James Madison students, Jacob Adams and Jarrett Stephenson, built a…

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