The historic Nicholson Farmhouse Restaurant property located on State Road 12 between Havana and Quincy is beginning a new life as White Dog Plantation, an events center and boutique bed and breakfast establishment.
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Yuck! I’ve just learned that all of us Coca-Cola lovers (well, just this once, we’ll include Pepsi drinkers, too) are being fed something in the drinks that sounds totally disgusting.
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We are back in the season of political television spots and once again faux outrage, mindlessness, crass stupidity, outright lies and distortion are back in vogue. The candidates assume we are profoundly stupid. Unfortunately, the results in previous elections appear to bear them out.
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10 YEARS AGO
About 200 people attended a street party for Keith Henderson and Lee Hotchkiss, the couple credited with turning Havana’s economy – and downtown – around 20 years earlier. Friends, family and business associates from over the years gathered to surprise Keith and Lee Friday evening with food, music and a good time in the street next to H&H Antiques, Havana’s signature shop that the couple started as an antique and gift shop in 1984. [Full Story »]
Mrs. Delia Taylor Rudd, 97, of Quincy, passed May 4, 2014. She was born December 10, 1916 in Quincy, Florida and was predeceased by her husband, Norman Rudd; son, D. J. Rudd; and parents, Warren and Pearle Mock Taylor; and sisters, Agnes Rudd and Trudie Taylor. [Full Story »]
Elias is new Quincy mayor
Derrick Elias is Quincy’s new mayor and Micah Brown is the new mayor pro-tem.
Daniel McMillan, Keith Dowdell take the oath
Two Quincy city commissioners were sworn in last Friday afternoon.
The walkin’ Gator
A Havana resident is walking in multiple Relays for Life to help in the search for cures for the multitude of cancers affecting many people these days.
Midway recognizes firefighters
Talks about charter school, fire station
Legislature honors Chester Lee Davis, Sr. for WWII duty
Chester Lee Davis, Sr., a member of the first African American Marines trained for combat in World War Two, was honored on April 22nd by the Florida House of Representatives.
Semi driver dies in Saturday wreck
A semi-truck driver who had not been identified at the time of this report died in a one-vehicle accident north of Havana Saturday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
Munroe softball teams falls in 2nd round
The Munroe softball team lost for the 4th time this season to Aucilla Christian Academy.
Munroe powers past Jacksonville team
Nolan Haire pitched a complete game shutout and he and Myles Edwards each drove in a pair of runs to lead Munroe past Cedar Creek Christian in Region 1-2A baseball play last week.
Munroe losses to Aucilla in Regional Semi-finals
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Mrs. Delia Taylor Rudd, 97, of Quincy, passed May 4, 2014. She was born December 10, 1916 in Quincy, Florida and was predeceased by her husband, Norman Rudd; son, D. J. Rudd; and parents, Warren and Pearle Mock Taylor; and sisters, Agnes Rudd and Trudie Taylor.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 8, 6:00 – 7:00 P. M. at the Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, with a graveside service to be Friday, May 9, at 11:00 A. M. at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in the Glory Community, with Rev. Howard Adams officiating.
She is survived by; her daughters, Alicia Rudd of Quincy and Ida Brown of Tiger, Georgia; son, Larry Rudd of Jacksonville; 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 627-7677, in charge of arrangements.
Lelia Mae Caldwell Williams, 63, of Midway, died on Monday, April 28, 2014 at home. She was a member of the Fellowship Independent Baptist Church of Quincy, Florida. Service was 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at East Gadsden High School Gymnasium in Havana, with burial in the Williams Cemetery in Midway. Viewing was from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday, May 2, at Fellowship Independent Baptist Church in Quincy.
She is survived by her husband, James Williams of Midway; son, Michael V. Williams, Sr. (Trivina) of Tallahassee; daughter, Angela N. Williams-Hall (Torrey) of Thomasville, GA; grandson, Michael V. Williams, Jr. of Tallahassee; brothers, Eric Caldwell Jr. (Patricia) of Midway, Elijah Caldwell of Midway, and Elisha Caldwell Sr. of Midway; sister, Thelma J. Caldwell of Midway and her nephew, Elisha Tywan Caldwell of Midway. She is also survived by; her stepsisters, stepbrothers and sisters-in-law and her stepdaughter.
Bradwell Mortuary of Quincy was in charge of the arrangements.