10 YEARS AGO
Ninety-five families were receiving a brighter Christmas thanks to the efforts of the Havana Police Department and community volunteers. They solicited, organized, and distributed toys through the Toys for Havana Kids program to families that otherwise would not have a very happy holiday season. “We did the leg work, but without contributions we couldn’t do it,” said Police Chief Brian Mitchell. [Full Story »]
Mrs. Annie Pearl (Lottie) Woody, 93, of Havana, Florida answered the Masters call on Friday, December 18, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at New Jerusalem MB Church in Havana, Elder Julius Harris officiating with interment following at Piney Grove PB Cemetery.
She is survived by four sons, Mr. Willie O. Lane (Lucille) of Hephzibah, Georgia, Mr. Jessie J. Lane (Sebrena) of Augusta, Georgia, Mr. Clarence Clifford Lane and Charlie Lee Hall (Nina) all of Havana, Florida and a brother, Mr. Willie Smith, Albany, Georgia, one sister, Mrs. Lula Mae Hall, and a god-daughter, Ms. Ruby Dell Thomas, all of Havana, Florida.
Visitation will be Friday, December 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home located in Quincy, Florida, 110 South 9th Street, (850) 627-9541, and Saturday afternoon until the hour of service at the sanctuary.
A discussion before the county commission this past week was the issue of “ban-the-box,” which refers to legislation which has increasingly been passed in states to give individuals with criminal records an opportunity to receive consideration in employment opportunities.
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This Christmas card is especially for those who participated in the organizing, attending, volunteering, working, riding or were a part of our Havana Winter Festival & Lawn Mower Parade on December 12th.
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