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Traffic signal wanted in Paxton

Mar 2nd, 2012 | Comments Off

by Reid Tucker The Paxton Town Council, armed with new reports from the Florida Department of Transportation, plans to continue pursuing the installation of a caution light in the city limits. The FDOT crash reports in question show that, since 2004, six of the last 10 accidents to have taken place in Paxton occurred at [...]

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Gunman Committed Suicide

Jul 21st, 2011 | 0

by Jan Allred The Alabama Department of Forensic Science has released the autopsy report of Michael McLendon, the 27-year-old man who gunned down 10 people in Geneva and Coffee counties last month. The shooting was the deadliest mass murder in Alabama history. The autopsy report also showed that McLendon had no drugs or alcohol in [...]

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Fifth Quarter offered after home football games

Jul 21st, 2011 | 0

What is it? A time for kids to hang out and have fun!

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Gunman Committed Suicide

Jun 3rd, 2011 | 0

by Jan Allred The Alabama Department of Forensic Science has released the autopsy report of Michael McLendon, the 27-year-old man who gunned down 10 people in Geneva and Coffee counties last month. The shooting was the deadliest mass murder in Alabama history. The autopsy report also showed that McLendon had no drugs or alcohol in [...]

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Meet and greet held at Florala Clinic

Mar 10th, 2011 | Comments Off

A meet and greet reception was held Sunday afternoon at the Florala Clinic, located adjacent to Florala Memorial Hospital. The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce along with Comfort Care Hospice hosted the event. Vickie Wacaster of Comfort Care Hospice said, “The clinic is not just a wonderful addition for Florala but also for Covington County.” Many [...]

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Community asked to assist in finding Florala woman’s missing Leader Dog

Mar 10th, 2011 | Comments Off

A missing Leader Dog and a companion dog provided by Leader Dogs for the Blind has been reported. The Leader Dog is a guide dog for a Florala resident Wanda Scroggins who resides on North Creek Road. The Leader Dog, named Harley, along with a companion dog, named Thea, was reported missing as of Sunday [...]

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Reunions

Mar 10th, 2011 | Comments Off

CCHS Class Of 1961 Reunion The Covington County High School Class of 1961 is now making plans for their 50th year reunion. Contact Martha (Cox) Hayes at 321 Hayes Rd, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 850-859-2759 or hayescox@ embarqmail.com. FHS ‘80s Reunion The Florala High School graduating classes of 1980-1989 will be hosting a joint class reunion [...]

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“Where Memories Are Made” enter for a chance to win

Mar 10th, 2011 | Comments Off

Do you have a favorite Alabama State Park memory? Was it a camping trip with a loved one? A birthday party on the beach? A hike at sunset? If so, you could win a $250 state park gift card by entering “Where Memories Are Made,” the latest promotion from Alabama State Parks.

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Essay Winner

Mar 10th, 2011 | Comments Off

Walton County Retired Educators Association recently announced the winners of their essay contest.

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Mother arrested after helping son escape from authorities

Mar 2nd, 2011 | Comments Off

by Jan Allred A mother found herself behind bars along with her son after allegedly transporting him from Walton County, FL to a home in Florala.

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