Today, as I write this, I want to say that Rick and I are most grateful for the many people who shared sorrow and love when both of my parents passed away recently. My heart is full with the love and compassion that many people we care for shared. They went out of their way to make our tragedy easier. Thank you! [Full Story »]
The New York Times has been running a series of eye-opening articles about the state of the nation. I recently did a piece on their study of the effects of the Affordable Care Act and how dramatically it affected our area in terms of people who now have health insurance who previously did not.
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10 YEARS AGO
County commissioners gave permission to Bostick Temple to move into a church building on its St. Hebron property and begin operations without following county development codes. The vote allowed the church to begin operations without building an on-site holding pond or paving the parking lot. Instead of paving, the lot would be covered in gravel. Commissioner Sterling Watson opposed the move saying it was unfair after other churches were required to pave their parking areas. [Full Story »]
It is with great sadness that the family of James Albert Weeks, known as "Jamie," announce his passing on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Jamie, of Quincy, FL, passed away at the age of 84 at the Margaret Dozier Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
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Judge denies sheriff’s motion for dismissal
Sheriff Morris Young’s request to dismiss an order to Show Cause has been denied by Senior Judge Julian E. Collins.
Police cameras nothing new to HPD
Much has lately been made nationwide about police officers’ use of body cameras
Part of highway named in honor of James Harold Thompson
The Gadsden County commission, voted unanimously on a resolution to designate a portion of U.S. Highway 90 in Gadsden County as “James Harold Thompson Highway.”
West Gadsden defeats Berrien County
West Gadsden’s boys’ basketball team won their 15th game of the season
ISRAEL GRANDE ALL BIG BEND
West Gadsden’s Israel Grande was the only county player named to the All Big Bend football team