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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10 YEARS AGO
The University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy presented tomato grower Will Maxwell with its 2004 NFREC Hall of Fame Award. Nominated by Dr. Steve Olson, a UF/IFAS professor of horticulture, Maxwell was awarded for his contributions to NFREC-Quincy and agriculture industry in North Florida. [Full Story »]