Commissioner Eric F. Hinson recently became the fifth Gadsden County Commissioner to graduate from the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) program, which is offered by the Florida Association of Counties (FAC).
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WTXL-TV brought their summer road trip to Havana on Friday, starting the day before dawn at Tomato Café and Tea Room. Owner Cheryl Moore happily opened up early to cook breakfast and show off her wares, including her specialty, tomato pie. TV news anchor Kellie Bartoli was visibly amazed upon hearing what all went into the pie, including 22 tomatoes diced for each two pies baked. A goodly number of Havana police, local employees and others helped showcase the historic shopping village eatery. [Full Story »]
10 YEARS AGO
The man responsible for bringing Havana back to life in the mid 1980s died after a lengthy fight with cancer. Thomas Keith Henderson, 58, of Havana and St. George Island, died at Hospice House in Tallahassee. Henderson, owner of H&H Antiques,changed the face of Havana when he bought a block of vacant buildings in 1984 with his partner and wife, Lee Hotchkiss, and turned them, along with three other pioneering entrepreneurs, into attractive antique shops and galleries. [Full Story »]
It is not encouraging when two of our most powerful and influential lawmakers suggest that obeying the law is optional; that if obeying the law is inconvenient right now we should wait to obey it until a more suitable moment. That’s like some lout who knocked over a 7-11 announcing he won’t appeal the guilty verdict, but would prefer that we overlook the whole thing for a year or two because going to jail right now would be inconvenient.
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