BURNING MIDNIGHT OIL PAYS OFF FOR MUNROE’S ATHLETE
Munroe senior outfielder Ramsey Higdon was named Academic All-State by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association. Higdon was the 2A representative for the local FACA district and was then chosen as one of only seven 2A softball players to the All-State Team for Florida. Higdon excelled at volleyball and cheerleading, as well as softball, for four years at Munroe.
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The Gadsden County Commission recognized Freedom Faith Summer of 1964 with a resolution proclaiming July 6-12, 2015 as the 51st anniversary of the summer in 1964 when student activists from the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) engaged in a county-wide voter registration drive.
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If you’re over 50 you’ll appreciate this. Similar behavior happens to me all the time now, particularly in the office when I get so sidetracked while trying to complete a simple task. And my wife also has these symptoms. She can’t walk through the house without doing a multitude of projects that she spots along the way (most of these I don’t notice, but that’s another story). [Full Story »]
10 YEARS AGO
A 13-year-old boy was bitten twice by a rattlesnake in the Sycamore community. Sheriff Morris Young said he was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment and was listed in stable condition. Young said Alex Clark was near a blueberry patch with his 12-year-old cousin, Stirling Lake, when the snake struck him two times on the leg. Paramedics who met the boys were concerned about the venom but felt the excessive bleeding from the bites had helped reduce the effects of the poison. [Full Story »]