An amendment to the ordinance that controls the procurement policy of the county, which would give preference to local businesses bidding for contracts with the county, has been postponed until the November 18th meeting.
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Okay, guys. Here’s one for us. This was sent by a reader who wears the pants around his house. Or, at least, he makes it sound that way when he’s in his “man cave” and the wife isn’t around. [Full Story »]
You need to vote. I know it’s a nuisance, I know you don’t like any of the candidates, I know, you didn’t follow the campaigns, they’re all crooks. I know every argument there is for not doing so. None of the arguments is worth using.
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Ground was broken last Friday morning for Gadsden County’s newest motel. A 50-room Best Western Inn and Suites was being built in Midway near the US Highway 90/I-10 interchange. The motel’s owner, Gary Patel, also owned the nearby Howard Johnson Express Inn. “Thank you for selecting this site,” said Midway Mayor Delores Madison, who pointed out the motel was in the city limits of Midway. [Full Story »]
Terrence (Terry) Booth, 62 of Tallahassee, FL died on October 13, 2014 at Capital Regional Medical Center. Services were held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Greater Bethel M.B. Church in Chattahoochee, FL at 11:00 a.m.
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Rev. Gordon David Adank, a servant to the Lord in the ministry for the past 42 years, finished his course on earth and joined the Lord in Heaven on Sunday, October 26, 2014. He had pastored churches in Leon, Liberty, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties, as well as churches in Missouri.
A son of the late David Adank and Alvina Kalina Adank, he was born January 25, 1942 in Arcadia, Wisconsin. He faithfully served in the United States Army, and was very proud of his country. He loved the Lord, and was devoted to his wife, kids and grandkids. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and watching war movies.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sue Adank; his children, Sheri Lynn (Greg) Rowland and Jason (Ashlynn) Adank; grandchildren, Ana Adank and Ethan Adank; his siblings, Ruth Swenson, Ruby Schlesser, Lonnie Adank, Lyle Adank, Dale Adank and Debra Knutson; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many close friends and church families who will miss him dearly.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Adank.
The visitation is Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 5:30 until 7:00 PM at Abbey Funeral Home. A service in Celebration of His Life is 11:00 AM Thursday, October 31, 2014 at Fellowship Baptist Church, with interment following at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideon’s International or the Florida Baptist Children’s Home. The online guestbook is at www.abbeyfh.com.