The news coverage of the mess in the Middle East and more specifically ISIS is a failure. I pass along to you a long and heavily researched article in The Atlantic which will help [http://www.theatlantic.com/ features/archive/2015/02/what-isis-really-wants/384980/?utm_source=SFFB].
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The name had changed but it was still the same hometown drugstore with the same friendly service and competitive prices. That’s how Buy-Rite Drugs comptroller Paula Norman of Albany, GA explained the ownership change of the Drugstore of Havana. “Our focus is on customer service,” she said when the new owners finished the paperwork and took over the business. Head pharmacist was Charlie Bembry with former store owner Olive Collins continuing to work one day a week. [Full Story »]
Drug arrest made in Quincy
A routine traffic check ended with one man in jail and over 20 grams of cocaine confiscated.
Black History celebrated at FPSI
Tallahassee Community College (TCC) and the Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI) hosted a celebration last Thursday, February 26th for Black History Month.
Old-timey cars make Havana road trip
The drizzly, chilly weather Saturday morning didn’t dampen the spirits of an antique car club touring group although they would have preferred some of Florida’s famous sunshine.
Aaron Battle honored by Hilaman Park Golf Course
Aaron Battle was posthumously honored this past week for his low scoring round of golf at the Hilaman Park Golf Course in Tallahassee back in 1988.
Bobcats have 3-0 week in baseball
Munroe’s baseball team won the three games they played last week bouncing West Gadsden, Tallavana, and Brookwood.
Living-It” basketball holds awards banquet
Saturday night, February 28th, the 2015 edition of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church's “Live-It” basketball program ended its season with an awards banquet.
Retired U. S. Navy Chief Gunner’s Mate Jimmy Lee “Noonie” Huntley, 51, passed unexpectedly in Jacksonville on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Services celebrating his life are at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
Full military burial honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. Viewing-visitation was 5-7 p.m., Wednesday at J.E. Fraline and Sons of Jacksonville, (904) 924-9400.
A 24-year U. S. Navy veteran, treasuring his love and legacy are: his son, Dominic Huntley of Glasgow, Scotland; wife, Alice Hearld Huntley of Jacksonville, Florida; mother, Rossie Huntley of Havana, Florida; two brothers, Willie Frazier of Memphis, Tennessee and Bejamin Fraizier of West Hempstead, New York; sister, Catherine Frazier Allison of Havana, Florida; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mattie Frazier Chambers.
Norman Hayden Vause, 87, of Havana, FL passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
The Private Family Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday March 1, 2015 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tony Kelly officiating. Faith Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements. (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Mr. Vause was born August 24, 1927 in Crawfordville, FL, the son of the late Chester Vause and the late Ethel Carraway Chester. Mr. Vause was the owner/operator of Industrial Heating and Air for over 30 years in Tallahassee. He was a U S Army veteran. He was a family man. Who loved his daughters and grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters Vickie Vause Savage (Harry) and Cathy Vause Boatright ( Bobby) all of Havana, FL. His sister Nona Reeder of Bonifay, FL.
Preceded in death by his wife of 36 years Barbara Searing Vause; his son Norman Hayden (Butch) Vause, Jr. and a daughter Barbara-Jean Vause.