GAY TO PLAY ANOTHER DAY:
2012 Munroe alumnus and baseball player Alex Gay has played baseball for two seasons and recuperated for one at Wallace College in Dothan. With his eligibility up at Wallace and continually nursing a bad wrist, it looked like Gay would be hanging up his cleats on a stellar baseball career. But hang on, instead. Gay had a stellar final month of baseball for the Govs and has several suitors calling. He has solid offers from West Florida, Alabama - Huntsville, Thomas College, Auburn-Montgomery, Huntington College and Troy University. [Full Story »]
The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the State Attorney’s Office of the Second Judicial Circuit-Quincy, announced last Wednesday that 27-year-old Dekendrick Lamar Ford has been charged in the 2011 homicide of a 23-year-old mother of two, Teresa Manuel. Ford, who was 23 at the time, was indicted for killing Manuel, his live-in girlfriend, after a dispute.
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With the 2015 hurricane season officially starting in a couple of days (June 1), here’s some advice gleaned from the Internet. We’ve been lucky in the state since 2005 but that could change at any moment. Florida has had it’s share of devastating hurricanes and likely will have more. It’s only a matter of time. [Full Story »]
We did it! For the first time in the 19 years we’ve been in the antiques business, Rick and I actually locked our doors, packed ‘fun, sun and water’ gear, and headed out to Coconut Grove down in Miami for my high school reunion (no, I‘m not going to tell you which one!).
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10 YEARS AGO
Havana’s 10th postmaster in the town’s history, Ms. Avis Davis, was installed in a special ceremony that included her family, other regional postmasters, and members of the Havana community and elected officials. Taking part in the ceremony were Rev. Bill Bess of the First Presbyterian Church and Rev. Semmeal Thomas, Sr. of Mt. Zion AME Church. Davis’ son and daughter also addressed the crowd of about 100. [Full Story »]