I’m glad there are others out there who are a tad confused about the new financial market of cyber money, also called digital currency. Florida Trend magazine just posted a survey asking folks if they were currently investing in that market or going to do so.
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It was originally said of Theodore Roosevelt, I believe, that he insisted on being the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every funeral. It reflected TR’s personality and in turn became America’s view of the world. It’s all about us. Actually, it’s not. [Full Story »]
10 YEARS AGO
Life-long Gadsden County resident Walt Dover was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush to fill the Dist. 1 county commission seat vacated by the death of Bill McGill. Dover, 56, who lived with his family near Midway, was employed at the Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services. “I am excited about this appointment,” he said. “I bring with me fiscal responsibility because that’s what I do at my current job.” [Full Story »]
On the morning of March 12, 2014, Jerry passed away peacefully of natural causes at her daughter’s home in Quincy, Florida. Jerry was surrounded by family at the time of her passing; she was 81 years old.
Jerry was born in Cairo, Georgia on August 30, 1932. She was the third child of Gussie and Allone Sellers.
Jerry loved to work with the public. She began working at A. L. Wilson Company in the late 1950’s and continued until the store closed in 1986. Jerry was a seamstress at Higdon Casket Co, for 4 years. She then began a 15-year long career at Massey Drugs where she worked as a Sales Clerk, handling purchasing, ordering, and pricing. She always looked forward to Easter where she was able to show her crafty talents by making extraordinarily beautiful Easter Baskets-she made these every year with love for all the children in the area.
Jerry loved sewing, crafting and collecting porcelain chicken figurines. She was a devout member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church for over 50 years, and then was a member of Forest Hill Methodist Church.
Jerry was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Isaac A. Brock, her mother and father Gussie and Allone Sellers, her brother Neal Sellers and sister Virginia Todd.
Jerry is survived by her sons Dewaine Brock of Quincy, Lavaughn (Brenda) Brock of Lady Lake, Florida, and daughter Imaglen (Danny) Parramore of Quincy; sister Irene (Ty) Bennett, brother Arthur (Linda) Sellers all of Quincy, husband James Olivent of Hannatown, GA, seven (7) grandchildren and seven (7) great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Heartfelt thanks to Kathy Glisson and to Big Bend Hospice for their thoughtful care of Jerry. Donation may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
The graveside service will be held Friday, March 14, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. The family will receive friends from 10:15 until service time at the graveside.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, FL, (850) 627-7677, is in charge of arrangements.
Crash, chase end in arrest
Grand theft of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a crash were just two of the charges filed against Tavares Rumph of Quincy.
Military training exercise gets okay
The Gadsden County Board of Commissioners approved a request to conduct realistic military training by the United States Special Operations Command.
GPS system tracks sheriff’s vehicles
Since May of last year the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office has been tracking their fleet.
CEO says specialists now seeing patients
Gadsden County commissioners heard a presentation by Capital Regional Medical Center (CRMC) CEO Brian Cook
Livestock show takes hard work
It was wet and muddy last Thursday morning but the 70th annual Steer & Market Swine Show and Sale in Quincy was in full gear prior to the 12:30 p.m. steer show.
Bobcat baseball mark at 10-0
“Our guys are still humble, and are still working hard,” Munroe baseball coach Jayme Williams said after three more wins last week that raised their record to 10-0 for the season.
Munroe, East Gadsden lose softball games
The rain has washed away many of the scheduled outdoor contests for softball and tennis in the county but a few games managed to squeeze in between the raindrops.
Since Florida made the transition to fast pitch softball in 1994, it’s been a case of feast or famine for most teams. Teams are either good or bad, depending mostly on their development of a pitcher. The Munroe Lady Cats softball team ran up on two struggling programs last week, FAMU and East Gadsden, on their way to a 2-1 week. Their loss was to Franklin Co. [Full Story »]
This past week marked the final week of the 2014 “Live-It” Basketball program. The program is sponsored by Quincy's Thomas Memorial Baptist Church. The past week was filled with plenty of fun and an unexpected surprise for those in attendance Tuesday night.
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BOBCAT BASEBALL STILL UNDEFEATED:
The Munroe baseball team picked up two impressive wins over higher classification schools with strong baseball traditions on back-to-back nights last week.
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