Liberty County Newswire

Liberty County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Liberty County, FL.

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  1. Driver Seriously Injured After Colliding with TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTXL

    One is seriously injured after an accident on County Road 67 in Liberty County, Florida on Saturday around 8:30 a.m. Reports from Florida Highway Patrol states that the driver, Michael Lane Lee was traveling north on the highway, when he traveled on to the shoulder. After over-correcting, the driver went on to the opposite shoulder of the road causing it to rotate.

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  2. County unlikely to raise millageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Times

    ... to the Apalachicola Senior Citizens Center, and $16,215 to the Meals on Wheels Center, now being managed by Liberty County, that the entire roughly $52,000 go to the Area Agency on Aging, which will then dole it out.. "Take these three funds and run ...

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  3. Dawson family files federal lawsuit against hospital, cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | County Record

    Seven months after the sudden death of Barbara Dawson of Blountstown, her family has filed a federal lawsuit against Calhoun-Liberty Hospital, two hospital employees, the City of Blountstown, and a former Blountstown police officer. The incident began Dec. 20, 2015, when Dawson was taken by ambulance around 10:30 p.m. After being treated in the emergency room for high blood pressure, abdominal pains and respiratory problems, hospital staff released Dawson around 4 a.m. However, she refused to leave.

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  4. Top educators honored at Macy's Gala eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | County Record

    Top educators in Calhoun and Liberty counties were among those honored last week at the Macy's/Florida Department of Education gala in Orlando. Liberty County Teacher of the Year Sky Scott and Calhoun County Teacher of the Year Pauline Bryant are pictured here with Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart and Chancellor Hershel Lyons of the Florida Department of Education.

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  5. Liberty County Angels win state! World Series BoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | County Record

    The girls took on Belleview in their first game with Kallan Mercer pitching a no hitter. Liberty County won, 10-1.

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  6. Blountstown, Altha police departments join forces to form new drug task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | County Record

    ... Sheriff's Office ended the Drug Task Force with the BPDa Sback in January, then formed a new one with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. BPD, APD first to get body cams Christmas has come early for the Blountstown Police Department and the Altha ...

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  7. County hall's big pay raise: commissioners need not applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Miami Today

    ... Statewide, it's done by county size - the bigger the county, the higher the pay. Raises come every year. In Liberty County, Florida's smallest with 8,365 residents, commissioners last year got $24,719, the state's lowest rate but up 263% from three ...

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  8. EDC awarded grant to boost regional connectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Star

    ... will facilitate an analysis of how to connect the northern end of the G & W line in Gadsden County through Liberty County to the Apalachicola Airport and ultimately the southern end at the Port of Port St. Joe. "You've got a lot of assets in place ...

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  9. Census Bureau Releases Key Statistics in Honor of Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Department of Commerce

    ... census incorporated places that contain the word "liberty" in the name. Of the 33 places, four are counties: Liberty County, Ga. (62,467); Liberty County, Fla. (8,331); Liberty County, Mont. (2,408); and Liberty County, Texas (79,654). The number of ...

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  10. Williams seeks mayor's post; Barfield will not be runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | County Record

    ... 2 race. Still vying for that seat are Ray Howell, Lynette Miller, Kevin O'Bryan and Jamie Strickland. Over in Liberty County, Jeanie Whittaker Gargiulo (D), qualified to run for Superintendent of Schools. She will face David H. Summers and Rob ...

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  11. God and Country Celebration SundayRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | County Record

    In the spirit of celebration of freedoms we have as a Christian nation, the churches and businesses in Calhoun and Liberty counties are coordinating a community God & Country Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd. The event will take place from 6 - 9 p.m. central time, at the Tri-County Agriculture Pavilion.

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  12. Independence Day by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    ... census incorporated places that contain the word "liberty" in the name. Of the 33 places, four are counties: Liberty County, Ga. (62,467); Liberty County, Fla. (8,331); Liberty County, Mont. (2,408); and Liberty County, Texas (79,654). Source: U.S. ...

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  13. AAA MajorsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Hernando Sun

    When the dust settled in the Dixie Baseball AAA Majors All-Stars District 6 Tournament, the county's lone participant kept its summer run alive. Hernando Youth League's Brooksville entry into the event held at Ridge Manor Community Park assured it would move on to the state tournament, starting July 9 in Liberty County, by finishing in second place.

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  14. Crash claims life of Liberty County librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | County Record

    A two vehicle crash on State Road 20 Thursday night resulted in the death of a young woman who recently moved to Liberty County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Anna Kay Taylor, 22, was behind the wheel of a 2008 Nissan traveling east on SRa S20 near the intersection of Willard Smith Road just after 11 p.m. Taylor's vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a westbound 2006 Ford King Ranch.

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  15. Liberty Co. jail escapee caught in TallahasseeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | County Record

    A Bristol man who escaped from the Liberty County Jail a week ago Sunday was apprehended three days later in Tallahassee Everett Jedadiah Ellis, 30, who was serving an 11 month, 29 day sentence for drug related charges, reportedly escaped from a second floor confinement area after kicking out an air conditioning unit, crawling through duct work and making his way onto the roof. Sources indicate Ellis was caught near the corner of Woodward Avenue and West Tennessee Street around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday following a tip from a citizen who recognized him from news reports.

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  16. FWC Report June 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Times

    During the week of June 3 through 9, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer Bell received an anonymous complaint regarding a subject keeping a rattlesnake at home in Liberty County.

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  17. FDLE arrests former assistant property appraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Julia Suber, 50, of Bristol, Florida on charges of embezzlement, grand theft, forgery, uttering, and official misconduct. Suber, who was the assistant property appraiser for Liberty County, turned herself in Tuesday at the Liberty County Jail.

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  18. June GlassRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | County Record

    Born in Telogia, April 17, 1931, June was the daughter of Henry Lewis and Trudie Newsome. She was a registered nurse at Liberty County Health Department until her retirement in 1995 and was a member of the Nurses Association.

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  19. WANTED Liberty jail inmate remains on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | County Record

    A Bristol man remained on the run at press time Tuesday morning after escaping from the Liberty County Jail Sunday night. Everett Jedadiah Ellis, 30, who was serving an 11 month, 29 day sentence for drug related charges, reportedly escaped from a second floor confinement area.

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  20. Local sluggers playing for XPress Baseball AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | County Record

    Several players from Calhoun and Liberty counties are staying active on the diamond playing for the Big League Xpress Academy out of Marianna. The team is coached by Chris Hutcheson, Emory Horne and Pat Jones.

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