10 YEARS AGO
The West Gadsden Historical Society, Inc. (WGHS) opened its doors for membership earlier in January and the inaugural meeting netted about 30 members. Membership was now at 46. WGHS was organized for the purpose of preserving the history of the western portion of Gadsden County including the communities of Chattahoochee, Hardaway, Juniper, Sycamore, Greensboro, Sawdust, Mt. Pleasant and Providence. WGHS had also purchased the historical Dezell house in Greensboro to use as a museum and visitors’ center. [Full Story »]
Everyone has some special days they hold dear; days they have fond memories of. Sadly, one of my special days was on Monday, June 15th, the day that would have been my parents’ 70th anniversary. They both died late last year … just a few months before this special day.
In recent years, Rick and I had taken to getting gift cards at Havana eateries for them to enjoy … I miss these moments with my parents. But the memories will keep going, and for that I’m thankful.
10 YEARS AGO
The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Department held a “Meet and Greet” at the Cecil G. Trippe Municipal Building in Havana. The purpose of the event was to acquaint the public, and particularly children, with the sheriff’s office. Gadsden EMS and the Red Cross also participated along with the county’s emergency management services and traffic division. Children got to personally meet the law enforcement officials and were given bicycle helmets, safety literature and treats. [Full Story »]
When it comes to seasons of the year, I like fall. But summer ain’t too bad itself. Not because I like heat, because I don’t. But because this time of year means homegrown and local farm-fresh vegetables.
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