(Due to a highly-complex technical glitch (from operator error - I absent-mindedly hit ‘send’ before I was done with my story of Internet cyber-money woes recently), only half the column appeared in last week’s newspaper. Here is, as Paul Harvey used to say, the rest of the story.)
I’m glad there are others out there who are also a tad confused about the new financial market of cyber money, also called digital currency.
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“Do you know who is a Reubin Askew; if you don’t then you know what we mean.”
One line from a saucy little song performed by the Capital Press Corps in 1969 during the “Sometimes Annual Press Club Skits.” An on-going tradition of the Capitol scene, it’s the opportunity for the reporters to lampoon the powerful and the idea that Senator Askew, a fairly obscure Pensacola senator, could seriously contend for governor was laughable.
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10 YEARS AGO
Tri-Eagle Sales, the regional Anheuser Busch distribution center was officially opened with a groundbreaking ceremony. Tri-Eagle was the anchor business for the new Hammock Creek Commerce Park located near Midway on US 90. Business leaders, county officials and representatives of the St. Joe Company, developers of the 24-lot park, as well as Tri-Eagle owners Tripp and Susie Busch Transou, were on hand for the ceremony. [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.
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Police shut down Internet cafes in Havana and Quincy
Law enforcement authorities shut down Havana’s Internet Café Monday morning, simultaneously with one in Quincy. More details will be released by officials as they develop.
Havana combo school taking shape
Progress concerning merging the Havana Middle School and Havana Elementary was the topic of a community meeting held last Thursday evening.
Midway critical of former manager
When former Midway city manager Auburn Ford was terminated last year he was told to turn in all city property. Councilman Chuck Willis, at Midway’s March city meeting, said Ford has not yet done so. “He didn’t turn in city keys and cell phone,” said Willis.
Quincy Rotary Club hears about historical Chattahoochee arsenal
Jim Barineau, retired Florida State Hospital purchasing director, spoke to the Quincy Rotary Club last week about the newly restored historic Apalachicola Arsenal Powder Magazine.
Special Olympians compete at East Gadsden High School
Although it was a cold and windy morning Special Olympics athletes showed up last week to compete for this year’s top prizes.
Munroe 11-0 after Westwood win
Munroe won its eleventh baseball game against no losses last Thursday when it blasted home team Westwood 16-3 in Camilla.
Grice is MEAC player of year
Jasmine Grice was named the 2014 MEAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced last week.
East Gadsden downs Munroe in softball
East Gadsden got their first softball victory over the Bobcats in many seasons with a 7-5 home win.