Story Submitted Charitable organizations registered in Florida received nearly $79 billion in contributions last year. Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is offering tips to help Floridians make the most of their charitable contributions. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps Floridians maximize their donations by providing detailed information on charities registered in…

On November 19, I attended the 3rd Annual Tellabration event at O’Toole’s Herb Farm which was hosted by Wanda Violet.  By way of understatement, what an amazing day. The youth story tellers, ranging from 4th grade to 8th, we’re articulate, animated, funny and just great story tellers. In today’s world, where so many potentially negative…

Despite rumors… GES future is secure

Rick Patrick, Greene Publishing, Inc. In an organizational meeting before their regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22, the Madison County School Board selected a new Chairman for the board. Bart Alford, from District 5, was elected to be the new Chair. Susie Williamson, from District 1, was elected to be Vice-chair. The board also welcomed…

The fatality of teenage drivers

Ashley Hunter, Greene Publishing, Inc. Every year, it is estimated that close to 123,000 teenagers are injured in traffic-related events, and in 2014 (when the last study was held), 2,679 teenagers were killed as the result of car crashes. According to the Florida Department of Transportation, more teens die from car crashes than from the…