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LOCAL: Sheriff's Office honors American heroes

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. To honor and show support for all veterans, military personnel, law enforcement officers and first responders, Sheriff Ben Stewart of the Madison County Sheriff's Office has added a special touch to all vehicles. American flag tags have been put on the fron

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-17 14:34:20

Insurance ending coverage on Oxycodone

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In an effort to combat the national opioid crisis, President Trump declared a national public health emergency on Thursday, Oct. 26. Since then, multiple hospitals, pharmacies, and first responders have taken a stance to prevent the opioid crisis from spreadi

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-17 14:27:14

Emergency conservation program assistance available

Story Submitted The Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) provides emergency funding and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to rehabilitate farmland damaged by natural disasters and to implement emergency water conservation measures in periods of severe drought. Madison County is eligible f

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-17 13:31:40

Local logging employee wins competition

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, Oct. 28, Perry held their annual Florida Forest Festival and Gray Logging employee, Wayne Hunt participated in the loading competition, one of the many attractions at the festival. Hunt won the competition with a time of 1:31. Hunt was presented

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-17 14:09:48

lee council meeting: Work proceeding on ball field in Lee

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the Town of Lee held their monthly town council meeting at the Town of Lee City Hall. Most city officials were in attendance such as Mayor, James Bell; Council President, Dianne Beck; Council Members: Ronnie Bass, Erika Robinson and Shirle

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-17 14:19:08

Four charged in church burglaries

VALDOSTA - Arrest warrants have been taken out against four people in a series of church burglaries in Lowndes County, according to a Lowndes County Sheriff's Office statement. In each of the three burglaries, mostly electronics and musical instruments were taken, according to the statement. Investi


THS Marching Band wins awards

The Thomasville High School Marching Bulldog Band competed successfully recently in Battle on the Border competition in Valdosta. Awards were received for superior band, superior drum major, superior percussion, superior dance line for the Red Hots and superior majorettes for the THS Twirlers. The b


Hamilton County honors its veterans

JASPER - Bob Holdredge told the crowd at Hamilton County's Veterans Day program Friday at the Veterans Memorial Park that his family was twice saved by Abraham Lincoln. Holdredge, a retired Navy Commander who served as the guest speaker for the program, said the first time his wife and daughter were

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-16 20:43:00

Local officials tout Rip Van Winkle House emergency response

Local officials gathered on Friday to tout the emergency response following the Oct. 30 electrical fire at the Rip Van Winkle House in the City of Poughkeepsie. The incident left more than 300 tenants temporarily displaced. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Local officials gathered

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:30:08

Krasinski's 'A Quiet Place' leaves sweeping impact on Dutchess and Ulster

Official teaser trailer for "A Quiet Place," a film directed by John Krasinski and filmed in Dutchess and Ulster counties. The film stars Krasinski and his wife, Emily Blunt, and is scheduled for release in April 2018. Paramount Pictures/Courtesy video A new film starring actors John Krasinski and

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 20:08:24

Splintering of former IBM site is sign of times: Editorial

National Resources has acquired 300 acres of the Globalfoundries site in the Town of East Fishkill, and has plans to redevelop the area into a space with retail, hotel and residential options. The site was formerly owned by IBM Corp. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Whatever a big

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 18:13:36

Teaching life skills will be key to 'gig economy': Rolfe

If you've perused the Poughkeepsie Journal's special report about the gig economy in the Hudson Valley, you've seen the inventive ways a growing number of people are earning a living here without a traditional 9-to-5 job. Having talents, skills, ideas, and the ability to market them as a personal br

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 17:40:55

'The stress was relieved:' Helping Hand program eases financial burdens

Earning $779 a month through a Social Security disabilities program and facing mounting bills, Laura Sheraden's bank account was overdrawn in the winter of 2016. A head-on motor vehicle collision in March 2001 left the 54-year-old City of Poughkeepsie resident with a traumatic brain injury, carpal t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 14:14:55

Thousands in Montefiore Health System impacted by Medicare Advantage health plan changes

Montefiore Health System sites across the Lower Hudson Valley will soon be considered out-of-network for thousands of patients with the UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage health plan. The change takes effect January 1. These sites include White Plains Hospital and White Plains Hospital Physician As

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-17 21:56:53

Poughkeepsie should transfer buses to county: Letter

Re: "City bus transfer fails again, city plans for penalty": In as much as the $1.9 million Federal Transportation Administration penalty does not appear to be going away, transferring the City of Poughkeepsie bus assets to the county would be equivalent to selling them for $1.9 million. It is dou

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 14:58:07

After trial, Menendez pitches health insurance enrollment

WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (AP) - A day after a mistrial was declared in his federal bribery trial, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez got back to work Friday and urged people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Menendez appeared alongside Democratic Rep. Albio Sires and Dem

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 21:28:34

Buck pole draws big deer, big crowd

Dan Waltz of Sanford was up hunting with friends in the Gaylord area when this 8-point buck came in at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Renn Boike and his grandpa, Randy Boike, of Gaylord, dropped by to check out the buck pole at DerMiner's Parkside Market. Blind Squirrel/Courtesy photoOnlookers check out

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 15:42:01

Fire causes electrical failure at Walmart

GAYLORD - A fire broke out in a circuit breaker at Walmart, 950 Edelweiss Village Parkway, Thursday evening, causing the store to lose electricity in half of the building and close down for a majority the evening. The Otsego County Fire Department an alarm call at 6:52 p.m. Dave Duffield, Otsego Cou

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 14:09:00

OCCOA offers caregivers respite with Otsego Haus

GAYLORD - While many medical conditions or illnesses require some help from family and friends to cope, caregiving for a loved one with dementia can be more all-consuming for caregivers, ultimately limiting time for work, chores and other daily necessities. Otsego Haus, part of the Otsego County Com

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 15:16:16

OPINON: My Turn: 'Oh Christmas Tree!"

I know that Thanksgiving is still a few days away, but I am going to write about Christmas now anyway, basically for two reasons. First, stores have been displaying Christmas items and playing Christmas songs at least since the day after Halloween or even before, so I really am not out of line. Seco

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-16 16:13:21