Carnage in California, the work of a radicalized Muslim husband and wife team. It happens so often that we have become accustomed to the idea that there will be a mass shooting every day. In fact, that’s the rate. Year to date we’re ahead: three hundred fifty-four.
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10 YEARS AGO
County commissioners okayed the purchase of three acres of land in Chattahoochee to be the site for the new library to be built there. The land, located at the corner of U.S. 90 and Maple Street, according to county manager Marlon Brown, would be purchased for $60,000. A $900,000 line of credit was also approved to purchase the land and other expenses. [Full Story »]
Robert “Rob” Lewis Brown, 66, of Quincy, FL went to be with the Lord Dec. 4, 2015 after a lengthy struggle with his health.
Memorial Services for Robert “Rob” Lewis Brown will be held Noon Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Thomas Memorial Baptist Church of Quincy, FL. Family and friends will gather for spiritual counsel w/ Doug Hermanes Friday evening, Dec. 11th, 6-10 pm in the Carriage Factory Courtyard, Quincy, prior to services.
Rob walked in the path of the Lord, selfless and giving every day of his life. Rob graduated from Quincy High School in ’67 and served in the Army in the Vietnam War. He loved his family and his country. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, a residential contractor and landlord. He loved building, wood-working and farming. He was a member of the Rubber Duck hunting club founded by his father, Kimbrel; his handle ‘Hot Rod.’
Rob was preceded in death by his 16-year-old granddaughter, Jessica Vickery; parents, Kimbrel and Essie Brown; and sisters, Brenda Brown Davis and Janith Diane Haber, all of Quincy.
Rob is survived by his daughter, Deborah Brown Vickery (Peter); granddaughter Lauren and daughter Sheri Brown, granddaughter Ashden Kaibney, and grandson Shane Lewis Kaibney.
Rob is survived by his wife Joyce Clark Brown, and stepson Joel Martin (Betty), and step-daughter Joy Chow (Jo) and step-granddaughter Angelic.
Rob is further survived by sister Sarah Dunn (Mack) and brothers Bo Brown, Kim Brown (Mercia), and Danny Brown (Candy), Uncle Lawrence ‘Buddy’ McKelvy, many cousins, 20 nieces and nephews, 26 great nieces and nephews, and 1 great-great-nephew.
Family and friends are saddened to report, the world has lost “a truly good man.”
The Chattahoochee Red Birds baseball club and the City of Chattahoochee have been selected by the Community Baseball League, Inc., (CBL), to host the 2015 Toys for Tots Christmas Program. Currently plans are underway to place Toys for Tots drop boxes at key locations within the city where they will remain until Saturday, December 12th, at which time they will be relocated to the newly-planted Christmas tree at Therrell Field.
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PANTHERS PAWING OPPONENTS EARLY:
The West Gadsden boys’ basketball team has already begun slaying giants as the team defeated 7A Chiles High School followed by a sound thumping of fellow 1A member Panama City Bozeman.
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