They lost everything. Suwander Moore had just gotten home from work Monday, April 13th and was leaving their apartment to go pick up the kids, who were being cared for by their father, David Ales.
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Quincy city commissioners met Tuesday, April 14th to address several issues and listen to constituents. The most serious problem facing the board is the drug, ‘Molly.’ The police department held a recent press conference on the issue. Interim Police Chief Glenn Sapp said the police are encountering the drug more and more. [Full Story »]
The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI) hosted the 4th annual rural county emergency summit Wednesday, April 15th at FPSI that was attended by experts in critical incidents, including school shootings, hostage situations and natural disasters. The speakers shared first-hand experience in managing these events as first responders in rural areas.
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Hundreds packed the Presbyterian Church in Quincy for former Gadsden County Sheriff W.A. Woodham’s funeral. “He was like a daddy to me,” said Eddie Lee Hollis, lifelong friend of W.A. and employee of the sheriff’s department for the past seven years. “We grew up in the same area around Dothan. I met him when he was about 16. I enjoyed being around him.” Many sheriff’s were in attendance, including Leon’s Larry Campbell who said Woodham was a good sheriff and a very close friend. [Full Story »]
Linda Carol Smith 67, of Tallahassee, FL. passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at her residence. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Bible Believers Fellowship in Tallahassee, with Pastor Dennis Young officiating the service. A private internment will follow the service at Tallahassee VFW Cemetery. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)