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  1. much ado about... MollyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Dangerous drug locals are calling "Molly" is sweeping Blountstown and is actually Flakka, known to turn users into raging lunatics. Aa Sdrug that's sweeping Florida recently made it's way to the panhandle and has become a dangerous new trend in Blountstown.

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  2. Crash on Hwy. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    It was a miracle no one was injured in a two vehicle crash on Hwy. 20 in Blountstown Monday morning.

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

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... Robert enjoyed trains, old classic movies and carpentry work. He was a member of Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown. Survivors include his ex-wife of 29 years, Billie Collins, of Altha; one son, Robert L. Collins, Jr., and his wife, Barbara, ...

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  4. Milton James (Buddy) "Papaw" Shuler, Sr.Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Mr. Milton James "Papaw" Shuler, Sr., 72, of Bristol, FL, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 14, 2015, in Blountstown, FL. Buddy was born on September 12, 1942, in Quincy, FL, and had lived in Bristol all of his life.

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  5. Local teen is recovering from ground rattler biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Think you can always spot a snake in the grass?a SBryce O'Neal, 16, of Blountstown, was in his backyard on Bob Guilford Road Saturday where the grass had been freshly cut. He never noticed the ground rattler that bit him not once, but twice, on his ankle.

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  6. Carolyn SmithRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Born in Chattahoochee, October 10, 1950, Carolyn was the daughter of the late Homer and Florine Smith. She attended Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown for several years.

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  7. Ruth Williams HolleyRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... Survivors include two sons, Laddie Williams and his wife, Virginia, and Leon Williams and his wife, Shirley, of Blountstown; two daughters, Joyce Little (widow of the late James Little) of Port St. Joe, Florida, and Nell VanSickle and her husband, ...

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  8. GOTCHARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    A Blountstown man is behind bars following a night on the run after allegedly shooting a former friend and alleged partner in drug activity last Tuesday. Christopher Melton, 24, has been charged with attempted second degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  9. OBITUARY - HolleyRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Ruth Williams Holley, 99, of Blountstown, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Blountstown after an extended illness. Born August 9, 1915, in Kinard, she was the daughter of the late William Author and Minnie Lou Griffin.

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  10. Legals for 07-16-15Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... PILCHER, Case Number 2015-44PR is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, Blountstown, Florida, the address of which is the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida. The Personal Representative of the ...

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  11. Couple is busted with cocaine they call MollyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    According to the Blountstown Police Department, Ofc. Hoagland pulled the couple over after they ran a stop sign at the intersection of Azalea and South Pear.

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  12. State Ffa ChampsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    ... and Thomas Howell, placed first overall in the state. This particular achievement has not been accomplished by a Blountstown team since the 80's. JP Leonard was a state finalist for two of his proficiencies and placed first overall for his ...

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  13. All-night manhunt nabs shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Washington County News

    A multi-agency manhunt for a suspected gunman ended Wednesday morning with an arrest near the northern Calhoun County border, according to Blountstown Police Department officials. Christopher Melton, 24, was arrested in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Blountstown.

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  14. Downtown Books hosts documentarians SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Times

    ... table book and its companion PBS film deepen our appreciation for these poorly-understood bodies of water. Blountstown residents Elam and Nic Stoltzfus will visit Downtown Books from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, to greet friends and sign copies ...

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  15. Gunman in CustodyRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News Editor Alleged gunman Chris Melton of Blountstown was apprehended this morning in Shelton's Corner. Melton is accused of shooting Devon Sherrod Tuesday afternoon outside Melton's home on Juniper Avenue.

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  16. Mother of Gunshot Victim Provides Update on Son's ConditionRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News Editor Ginger Moncrief, the mother of Devon Sherrod, the young man who was shot Tuesday afternoon by Chris Melton of Blountstown, has provided The County Record with an update on his condition. "He is doing better this morning," she reports.

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  17. OBITUARY - ShulerRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Mr. Milton James "Papaw" Shuler, Sr., 72, of Bristol, FL, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 14, 2015, in Blountstown, FL. Buddy was born on September 12, 1942, in Quincy, FL, and had lived in Bristol all of his life.

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  18. OBITUARY - WhittakerRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Darcie Mae Whittaker, 90, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Blountstown after an extended illness. Born in Bristol, February 5, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Jasper and Elvia Peters.

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  19. Armed Suspect Loose in BlountstownRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | County Record

    Blountstown residents are urged to lock their doors as an armed gunman remains at large. Christopher Melton, a white male clad in blue shorts and no shirt, allegedly shot someone on Juniper Avenue this afternoon.

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  20. Mark GayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | The Times

    ... Neel, Gordon "Bebo" McInnis, Allen Stokes, Morris Shavers, Colby Gay and Fern Nunery. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com. He was a lifelong resident of ...

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