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Legals – Feb. 14, 2018

R&R WAREHOUSES NOTICE OF SALE On February 15, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. CST, R&R Warehouses will dispose of or sell the contents of six(6)storage units from Blountstown and two (2)storage units from Bristol at 19300 SR 20 W.  (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to contain household and/or personal property of the following tenants: Elizabeth […]

Liberty School Board Nov. 14 organizational & regular meetings held

Official minutes from the Nov. 14, 2017 organizational & regular meeting of the Liberty County School Board as recorded by the board secretary MEETING OPENING A. Superintendent David Summers called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm. Members present were Tina Tharpe, Doobie Hayes, and James Flowers. Superintendent Summers and Attorney David House were also […]

FDOE Auditor General’s Operational Report on the Liberty County School District

Attached is a copy of the Department of Education Auditor General’s report released Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The report details five areas in which the Liberty County School Board failed to follow state law. After a summary of each finding, the Auditor General gives recommendations on how to remedy the issues. 2018-103


BLOUNTSTOWN - Alice Nelle Leonard, 101, passed away at her home on Ocheesee Farms on Feb. 11, 2018.  She was born on May 29, 1916 in Jacksonville and moved with her parents to Blountstown when she was 18 months old.  She graduated from Calco High as valedictorian in 1932. After high school, she attended Florida […]


ALTHA -Margie Fowler Davis, 94, of Altha passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 in Tallahassee. She retired from Altha Public School where she worked in the library teaching many children to say ma’am. She was a member of the Altha First Baptist Church. Margie was preceded in death by both her parents, Georgia […]


BLUE CREEK COMMUNITY -Carl Chadwick “Chad” Finuff, 57, of the Blue Creek Community passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his parents, Edward & Vera Jean Finuff of Telogia; his wife, Laurie of 34 years; their daughters, Samantha and her husband, Ty Foran […]


MARIANNA - Daniel E. “Gene” Ryals, 92 of , passed away Friday, Feb. 9 at his home. He was born in Ybor City on Nov. 27, 1925 to the late Daniel and Maggie Lane Ryals and had lived in Jackson County since 1950 after earning a master’s degree from the University of Florida. He worked […]

Julia Y. Faircloth Allen

BLOUNTSTOWN -Julia Y. Faircloth Allen, age 51, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 in Panama City. She was born on Feb. 14, 1966 in Donaldsonville, GA to George Archie Faircloth, Jr. and Myrtice Cloud Faircloth and had lived in Blountstown all of her life. Julia worked in the health care field with human […]

Alabama company buys Shelton Trucking

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Forty-nine years after starting Shelton’s Trucking in Altha with his father, 70-year-old Randy Shelton has sold the business and is getting ready to retire. PS Logistics out of Birmingham, AL announced the purchase this week.  “We are proud to welcome Shelton to the PS Logistics family,” said Scott Smith, PS […]

Man charged with lewd behavior with a child

ALTHA - A 32-year-old Altha man was arrested after a young relative told a school resource officer last year that she had been sexually battered. On Oct. 9, 2017, the girl told the officer that Roderick Monlyn was entering her room at night and touching her underneath her clothing, according to a report from the […]