Lazaro Aleman Greene Publishing, Inc. In case you thought there weren’t enough laws on the books in Florida already, here are several of 26 new laws that went into effect on Oct. 1. The new laws, among other things, raised the annual salaries of county elections supervisors and upped the penalties for trafficking in the…

Madison Fire Rescue to flush hydrants

Story Submitted Madison Fire Rescue will begin flushing fire hydrants on Tuesday, Nov. 1. This process normally takes up to two weeks to complete depending on department call volume. The department does not flush hydrants during the weekends or after 5 p.m. Hydrant flushing signs will be posted in the areas where flushing is occurring.…

Zack Sprenkle wins at USAPL Nationals

Rick Patrick Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County resident Zack Sprenkle took part in the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Raw Nationals competition this past weekend in Atlanta. Sprenkle won both his weight class (120kg) and his age class (18-19) by 50 lbs. Sprenkle placed 14th overall in open competition. In the squats competition Sprenkle lifted 601 lbs,…

Four ballot amendments reviewed; pros and cons given

Lazaro Aleman, Greene Publishing, Inc. Voters face many important choices when they go to the polls beginning next Monday, among them four amendments that stand to have far-reaching consequences. In the interest of voter education, Greene Publishing, Inc. offers the following information on the four amendments, a composite derived from the Florida TaxWatch, League of…