Havana probably has more animal enthusiasts per capita and per square mile than any other place I’ve ever lived. Now comes a threat to our dearly beloved doggie and kitty pets that has already killed over 1,000 dogs nationwide.
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I have got to stop reading books. All they do is upset me. If I had any brains I’d read romance novels, but I have a habit of reading stuff that leaves me shaking my head over the stupidity and cupidity of the human race.
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10 YEARS AGO
County commissioners voted to continue financing veteran bus services to hospitals in Lake City and Gainesville. Approximately $15,000 was being put in the veteran services’ budget to keep the service going for two months while the use of a free shuttle from Tallahassee to the vet hospitals was being researched. [Full Story »]
Mr. Larry Jerome Dawson, 57, of Bristol, FL transitioned on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Services were held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Liberty County High School gymnasium in Bristol, FL at 1:00 P.M. EST.
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James W. Faircloth, 60, died May 20, 2014, at his home. He was born August 21, 1953, to Jesse Benjamin and Henrietta Chance Faircloth, in Quincy, Florida. He graduated from the Greensboro High School and was a lifetime resident of Gadsden County. He was a very avid fisherman and hunter and dedicated to his family.
He was predeceased by his parents and three brothers, Amos, Glenn and Ben.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, with service to be Friday, May 23, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Mitchell Taylor officiating and interment in the Flat Creek Cemetery.
He is survived by: his wife Tammy Jackson Faircloth, Daughters, Amy Faircloth and Stacy Faircloth (Mike) Stone, and son, Justin (Alexis) Faircloth, all of Greensboro. One brother and best friend Ronnie Faircloth of Tallahassee, Florida. Three sisters: Wanda (Doug) Payne of Milton, Florida, Laurette (John) Green of Tallahassee and Betty Jaillet of Decatur, Alabama. Eight grandchildren; stepdaughter, Cassidy Clark and stepson Jonathan Clark, both of Greensboro, Florida.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, Florida, 850-627-7677 arrangements.
Major William Duck gave his life during the Vietnam War
Memorial Day is about young men and women like Major William Whitby “Bill” Duck who grew up here in Gadsden County, worked in the tobacco fields and graduated from Quincy High School in 1954.
New initiative “Grow Gadsden” to promote local farming
“Grow Gadsden” kicked off last Thursday night at the North Florida Research and Education (NFREC)/IFAS Center in Quincy.
Students take part in ‘Walk to School’ initiative
Last Friday morning many Havana Middle School bus students got an opportunity to walk the last mile to school.
McMillan says it’s an honor to serve on Quincy board
Quincy’s newest commission member, Daniel McMillan, was appointed to a committee that departing Commissioner Larry Edwards had served on: the police and fire pension board.
Celebrating Havana Day!
Over 1,500 people enjoyed the numerous vendors, live bands and local shops and cafes
Wreck in Quincy
The Quincy Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic crash that occurred last Wednesday
Gretna Elementary School exceeds expectations!
Gretna Elementary School received the 2013 Exceeding Expectations Award from the East Coast Technical Assistance Center (ECTAC).
Congratulations Class of 2014
Photos of all County High School Seniors in this week's issue
Rural All-Stars win Next Level baseball game
Action shots from the Joe Ferolito Next level Baseball All-Star Game played Saturday at Therrel Field in Chattahoochee.
EAST GADSDEN, WEST GADSDEN IN SPRING FOOTBALL PLAY
West Gadsden will play in a spring jamboree football event at Tallahassee Maclay tonight (Thursday). Maclay and FAMU will provide the opposition.
Earl Edward Collins of Havana, died on Thursday, May 15, in Tallahassee. Service will be 2 PM Saturday, May 24, at New Jerusalem MB Church in Havana, with burial in the Wilson Cemetery in Quincy, FL. Viewing will be from 3 PM to 8 PM Friday, May 23 at Bradwell Mortuary in Quincy. He is survived by his daughter Paula Lisa Collins Lay and a host of other loving relatives and friends.