Waking up to the sound of Governor Rick Scott whining is a hard start to any day. I lay there and listened as he kvetched about the cuts in his job creation efforts, namely trimming the money for Enterprise Florida. Cut in half.
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Quincy city commissioners learned during their August 23 meeting that Quincy had been chosen as Florida’s Friendliest Small Town by Florida Monthly Magazine. “Folks in Quincy and Gadsden County have long known what a great community we have,” said Chamber of Commerce Executive Director David Gardner when delivering the news. “It’s exciting to know other Floridians have the same opinion of Quincy as those of us who live and work here.” [Full Story »]
Robert Glass, 86, passed August 24, 2015, in Tallahassee, Florida. He was born March 26, 1929 in Southport, Florida. He served in the U.S. Army and was transferred into the Army AirForce and attended the University of Florida School of Forestry for two years. He was in the seafood retail industry and operated the Fish House in Quincy for more than forty years.
He is survived by his wife of forty years, Karen Stege Glass of Mt. Pleasant, Florida; sons, Darrell Dwayne (Sherry) Glass and Michael (Danielle) Glass of Tallahassee, Martin Eban (Frances) Glass of Opelika, Alabama; brothers, Thomas Lee Glass and John L. Glass of Eastpoint, Florida; sisters, Ethel May Glass Shiver and Joyce Watkins of Eastpoint, Florida and Virginia Inez Rabon of Sneads, Florida. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his sons, Robert Glass and Greg Glass; his parents; and brothers, Richard Leon Glass and Heanry Buford Glass.
Memorial Service will be Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Life Connection Church, Chattahoochee, Florida.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home Quincy, Florida is in charge of arrangements.
Chandler – Bodison
May 16, 1977 – August 21, 2015
Sister Jennifer Lynette Chandler-Bodison was born May 16, 1977 to the late Willie and Earlene Clemons Chandler; transitioned to be with the Lord on Friday, August 21, 2015
She was a 1995 graduate from Havana Northside High School, a graduate of Keiser University where she earned a certificate in Phlebotomy and was a licensed para-legal. She devoted her life to being a caregiver for people with disabilities.
Jennifer was a member of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Havana where a celebration of life will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29th with burial in the Smith Grove MB Church #2 Cemetery in Attapulgus, Georgia. Bruton Mortuary in Bainbridge, Georgia is in charge of the service
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earlene Clemons-Chandler and Willie Jasper (Billy) Chandler, Sr. and her baby brother Gregory Rondell Chandler.
Cherishing her memory are: her husband, Anthony Lee Bodison, Sr.; a son, Chandler J’Anthony Bodison; step sons, Anthony, Jr., and Jayden Bodison; mother, Linda Clemons; father, Elder Kenneth D. Evans; step-father, Michael Glenn; brothers, Willie T. Chandler (Charmaine), Willie Jasper Chandler, Jr. (Vickey), and Kendrick Evans; sisters, Stephanie Graham (Lewis), Wendy Clemons (Gregory) and As’Jha Thomas; special nieces and nephew, Jazlynae Chandler, Willie Jasper Chandler, III, and Jada Whaley; god daughter, De’Janay C. Bryant; and a host of aunts, uncles other nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and loved ones.
The football season will get going Friday for the county high school teams. All three local teams have games scheduled. The pre-season games don’t count in the records but always build up excitement with squads getting an idea on how they are shaping up for the regular season. [Full Story »]
Lawyers were back before Senior Circuit Court Judge Julian Collins of the Third Circuit, brought in to hear the legal tussle over Sheriff Morris Young’s policy of granting furloughs for county jail inmates without a judge’s approval.
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