Quincy native William Hugh McKeown has become well known in our region for his brilliantly rendered watercolor paintings, capturing landscapes, seascapes, and outdoor livelihoods of North Florida. His mastery with paint and brush have now been recognized on a national level, with the acceptance of his painting entitled “The Ship Doctor” into The American Watercolor Society’s 147th annual juried exhibition.
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Following a 3-month-long investigation, four Texas men were arrested along I-10 and charged with trafficking in marijuana, the Sheriff’s Office reported. During the investigation, authorities uncovered a large trafficking organization that was responsible for hundreds of pounds of marijuana being delivered to the North and Central Florida areas. Gadsden County was being utilized as a central distribution point along I-10. [Full Story »]
Richard "Ricky" Bohannon, 59, of Wetumpka Community passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014. A gathering of friends will be Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Independent Funeral Home (850) 875-1529. A memorial service will be at a later date.
A native of North Carolina, he had lived in Florida for many years. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard and was also a member of Antioch Baptist Church. His loves were hunting, fishing, dogs and family.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra C. Bohannon; a daughter, Katherine Bohannon; a granddaughter, Sierra Bohannon; three sisters, Gloria Sellars (Al), Sylvia Harker (Bobby), and Sonjia Lewis (Don); a brother, Hurbert Bohannon (Martha).
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Antioch Baptist Church, 284 McCall Bridge Rd., Quincy, FL 32351.