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  1. Calhoun County's new teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... level student achievement. Teachers that participated in the orientation include (front row, from left) Sheila Cook (Altha Family Consumer Sciences), Anna Whitehead (BHS English), Kayla Williams (Vocational Agriculture), (back row) Scott Phelps (BHS ...

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  2. Robert L. Collins, Sr.Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Robert was born on June 6, 1935, in Washington, DC, and had lived in Altha since 2001, coming from Alaska. He proudly served during the Vietnam Conflict in the United States Navy Seabees and retired after 21 years of service.

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  3. Walter Lee Childs, Sr.Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Walter Lee Childs, Sr., 88, of Altha, Florida, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family and friends, after a lengthy illness. He was born on April 27, 1927, and died July 11, 2015.

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  4. Keith Bradley JonesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Keith was born on May 23, 1951, in Lucille, MS, to Horace and Willamina Jones. He had lived in Altha for the past 25 years, coming from New Iberia, LA.

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  5. Couple arrested after fleeing from deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Anna Marie Nichols, 33, and Stephen Paul Nichols, 38, of Altha, were both apprehended June 29. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, a call came in around 1 p.m. about the pair fighting. The caller reported the Nichols couple fled when they realized authorities had been contacted.

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  6. Ruth Mae NeelRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... New Beginnings Church in Grand Ridge with Pastor Mike Daniel officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha. The family received friends an hour prior to the service (1:00 p.m. CT) at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may ...

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  7. OBITUARY - JonesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Mr. Keith Bradley Jones, 64, of Altha, FL, passed away on July 1, 2015, in Tallahassee, FL. Keith was born on May 23, 1951, in Lucille, MS, to Horace and Willamina Jones.

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  8. Gearline H. MarshallRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... Johnny Hank Leon Marshall, and wife, Jessica, of Phoenix, AZ; one daughter, Julie Lynn Brown, and husband, Jerry, of Altha, FL; one brother, J.C. Hagans, of Panama City, FL; four sisters, Kathy McCoy of the Frink Community, Jane Grantham of ...

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  9. OBITUARY - ParrishRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... to celebrate his life at 5:00 p.m. CT, Thursday, July 2, at the Walden Chipola River Pavilion, 13851 Sand Cut Trail in Altha. A visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, July 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CT. Adams Funeral Home is in ...

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  10. OBITUARY - WhitfieldRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Mr. Michael Wayne Whitfield, 59, of Altha, FL, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Blountstown. Michael was born on June 11, 1956, in Bay County, FL, to Carlos and Mary Whitfield.

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  11. Lee Anna BundrickRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... Friday, June 19, at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Tracy Boggs officiating. Interment followed in Hasty Pond Cemetery near Altha. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences ...

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  12. OBITUARY - GrepkeRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Ella Mae Grepke, 78, of Altha passed away Friday, June 19, 2015, in Marianna. She was born in Weber City, Virginia, September 21, 1936, to the late Hopkins Cecil and Rosa Lee Bell.

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  13. News Alert: Five announce in Blountstown Council race; one seat still open in AlthaRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... Jackson, along with newcomer Bill Riley. Election day is set for Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Over in Altha, there will be no election as Carol Anderson was the only candidate to step forward. She will automatically fill one of the vacant ...

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  14. District softball action weekend in CarrabelleRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | The Times

    ... in Bristol. Taking part, in the Darlings division, for ages 7-8, are six teams, from Blountstown, Wewahitchka, Altha, Marianna, Sneads and Franklin County. The local team is coached by Keisha Messer, Alan Hamm, Dusty Mallon and Jordan McNair In the ...

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  15. Obituary- Hector Gonzalez HernandezRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Hector was born on April 27, 1984, in Queretaro, Mexico, and had lived in Altha for the past 12 years. Hector was co-owner of his restaurant the Hacienda Garcias in Dothan, AL.

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  16. Obituary- Tracy L. WombleRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... and Roland Womble and his wife, Melinda, of Scotts Ferry, FL; two sisters, Wanda Allen and her husband, William, of Altha, and Fran Watts and her husband, Tom, of Abe Springs; and nieces and nephews, Jason Mills, Willie Branning, Jennifer Branning, ...

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  17. Crash in Jackson County claims life of Altha manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Hector Gonzales Hernandez, 31, was behind the wheel of a 2014 Nissan Altima traveling southbound on State Road 71 in Jackson County around 1 a.m. His vehicle left the road, traveled onto the west shoulder, went airborne and crossed a driveway. The front of the vehicle struck a grass culvert, then overturned.

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  18. OBITUARY - BaggettRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Cecil Paul Baggett, 72, of Altha, Florida, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at his home after a lengthy illness. Born in Altha, June 27, 1942, Cecil was the son of Arthur Baggett and Mary Baggett Carpenter.

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  19. FL: Hometown Pet Projects Face New Scrutiny in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Mass Transit

    June 05--The tiny Panhandle town of Altha wants Florida taxpayers to buy its 536 residents a shiny new garbage truck for $100,000. The Miami International Boat Show is banking on $500,000 from the state to pay its relocation costs, and an American Legion post in Key West wants to raise a toast to a $154,000 construction grant.

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  20. OBITUARY - WommackRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... of Havana; daughter-in-law, Shannon Summerlin, of Tallahassee; two brothers, Eugene Adkins and his wife, Susan, of Altha, and Roger (Shorty) Adkins and his wife, Lois, of Blountstown; one sister, Lucille Adkins, of Meridian, MS; five grandchildren ...

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