At about 5:30 p.m., smoke was reported billowing from Havana Heights Building E. As firefighters from the Havana, Concord and Midway Volunteer Fire Departments arrived, flames could be seen shooting up inside of the building.
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Bruce Rowan, President of Quincy’s Premier Bank, announced the ground breaking and commencement of construction for the bank’s permanent Quincy facility. The new bank was locating on Pat Thomas Parkway (Hwy. 267) in Quincy. Sherry VanLandingham was hired as Assistant Vice President for marketing and board members included Mark Bates, William Ventry, Lester Black, Bud Branson, Max Clark, Maria Pouncey, Ed Hinson and Monte Bradwell. [Full Story »]
Edward Lamar Kinard, 57, passed away Friday, April 10th, in Panama City, Florida. Lamar was born in Quincy, Florida on December 8, 1957. Lamar grew up and attended school in Gadsden County. Lamar worked in the land-clearing and road construction industry his entire life.
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Samantha Stephens Roberson, 43 of Enigma, GA (formerly of Concord, FL) passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at her residence.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Concord Victory Assembly of God with Pastor Lannis Stephens officiating. Interment will be at Concord Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the funeral home. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com).
Samantha was born May 18, 1971 in Quincy, FL, the daughter of Sammy Stephens and Dorothy Hutto Stephens. She was a dedicated Christian, singing and playing in “Rock Ministries Outreach.” She was a loving mother and wife. She has always been described as having a helpful soul.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney Roberson of Enigma, GA; her son, Brandon Mitchell of Pensacola, FL; her parents, Sammy and Dorothy Stephens of Concord, FL; three brothers, Shannon Stephens (Karen) of Concord, FL, Cameron Stephens (Melanie) of Thomasville, GA and Lance Stephens (Amanda) of Tallahassee.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Bret Stephens.