James Alexander Maxwell, 65 of Tallahassee passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Big Bend Hospice House.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dennis Young and Pastor Greg Doss officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Jimmy was born October 15, 1947 in Quincy, FL. The son of James Ladd Maxwell and Lucile Poppell Maxwell. Jimmy was a member of Bible Believers Fellowship in Tallahassee. He served in the Florida National Guard. He retired in early 2013 from City of Tallahassee as a heavy equipment operator with the Streets and Drainage Dept. Jimmy was an avid FSU football fan. He also loved NASCAR and fishing.
Survivors include his mother Lucile Poppell Maxwell of Havana, his companion Margie Smith of Tallahassee a daughter Pheobe Singletary of Tallahassee, two " self adopted sons" Joey and Jamie Vickers both of Tallahassee. Three grandchildren Ashley Singletary, Brandi Singletary and Hunter Bell. Many cousins and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his father James Ladd Maxwell in 2009. Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850.539.4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Linn pleads guilty to animal charge
Patrick L. Linn has pled guilty to burglary of a structure, sexual contact with an animal and resisting an officer without violence.
Teriel Young sentenced as career offender
Teriel Young, 32, of Quincy, was sentenced to serve 188 months in federal prison last Tuesday, May 28 on multiple charges of distributing cocaine and crack cocaine.
It was a grand reunion!
The Havana Northside High School (HNHS) Grand Reunion was held May 24-26, 2013, on the grounds of HNHS and believe me, it was a “GRAND REUNION.” (color pictures of the reunion)
Carter gets child porn conviction
James T. Carter, 39, has been convicted of five counts of possession of child pornography.
Ridgeway Stone retires, heads to HPD
Captain Ridgeway Stone of the Quincy Police department was given a retirement party last week.
Superintendent James discusses Gadsden’s recent FCAT scores
Gadsden County Schools hit high marks on math scores again.
East Gadsden jamboree action shots
(Editor’s note: Due to computer difficulties these photos were not available for last week’s issue.)
Dixie Youth AAA tournament Sat. in Blountstown
The Dixie Youth District V AAA All Star Tournament will get underway this Saturday, June 8th and will be held in Blountstown.
Sam Molnar of Havana celebrates his first hole in one.
Gadsden County commissioners approved a budget amendment for $155,000 to fund 1,200 square feet of physician office space at the Gadsden Campus of Capital Regional Medical Center (CRMC). [Full Story »]
Havana council members discussed a setback variance application at length Tuesday morning. The lot, located at 106 East 8th Avenue, is directly behind the Farm Bureau building and across from Subway and is owned by The Word Ministry Inc. (First Believers Christian Center). Leann Little addressed the council as questions about the variance arose.
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The Gadsden County commission is considering possible changes in the county’s Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code to increase density in agricultural land use districts as part of a long-term county-wide economic development strategy.
The county hired Jon Sewell, project manager for Kimley-Horn Consulting, to help the county develop the changes. [Full Story »]
The 31st Annual Net Shelfer Invitational Golf Tournament was held Tuesday, May 21, at the Havana Golf and Country Club. Forty-Eight lady golfers from the surrounding area participated in the tournament. Members of the Havana Golf Association prepared breakfast food and coffee before golf. Joanie’s Gourmet Market of Havana provided a wonderful chicken salad lunch.
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JAGUARS HOLD OWN IN DEFENSIVE STANDOUT:
The transition from a top-notch quarterback and a newcomer is tough. The transition from a top-notch coach to a newcomer is tough. Doing both in three weeks’ time is toughest of all. The East Gadsden Jaguars and new coach Trace Laing battled heavy hitters Madison County and Godby High on Friday night in a three-team jamboree. In their first half against the Cowboys, the two teams staged a stellar defensive battle that ended in a 0-0 tie. The Jags second half was more exciting. [Full Story »]
Cynthia A. Martin Rogers, 49, passed Monday, May 27, 2013 at her home in Greensboro. She was born July 9, 1963, in Smithfield, Tennessee. Visitation was Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 5:00-7:00 PM at the Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy. Graveside service was Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Sycamore Cemetery.
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