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FHP identifies Tuesday evening crash fatality

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Leonard Jack Johnson II, 52, of Bristol has been identified as the man killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Liberty County, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Johnson died after his southbound Ford Ranger pickup crossed the oncoming lane and hit a tree off CR […]

Legals – May 24, 2017

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECUTION heretofore issued out of the Circuit Court, Liberty County, Florida, Case No. 13-CA-84 on March 20, 2014 in the matter of FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY CREDIT UNION vs JOHN H GREEN, I, Eddie Joe White, As Sheriff of liberty County, Florida, […]

House fire claims one life Friday morning in Bristol

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Family and friends are mourning the tragic loss of a man who died in a house fire in Bristol early Friday morning. The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement are investigating the blaze which leveled a large home at 11524 NW […]

Montford’s North FL perspective on the 2017 legislative process

from Senator Bill Montford’s office TALLAHASSEE- When the 2017 Legislative Session wrapped up on May 8th, Senator Bill Montford had reservations about the session process but reported many good things for North Florida. “I am proud to report that North Florida will benefit from many of the legislative initiatives this session,” he said. TRIUMPH GULF […]

Body removed from burned home Friday

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A body has been removed from the home that burned on Summers Road in Bristol Friday morning, according to Bristol Fire Chief Dale Hobby. The home is owned by Jed and Donna Hiers, whose primary residence is in Panama City.  Jed Hiers had been staying at the residence during the […]

Summers Road home discovered burning early Friday morning

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Volunteers from the Bristol Fire Department discovered a home fully engulfed in flames when they responded to a call on Summers Road shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, May 12. The fire burned 30 to 40 feet out from the exterior of the structure, according to Bristol Fire Chief Dale Hobby. […]

Truck rollover blocks SR 71 for over two hours Tuesday

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A truck driver carrying a load of gravel through Calhoun County Tuesday morning escaped injury after losing control of a semi just south of Altha on SR 71.  The vehicle overturned and blocked traffic for more than two hours. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Frederick A. Washington, 48, of […]

Montford requests over $6 million for new high school; $1 million for ER extension at CLH

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Senate and House of Representatives adjourned for the year Monday approving $83 billion in spending for the fiscal year to come. According to Senator Bill Montford’s office, the following appropriations have been requested for our area: LIBERTY COUNTY Liberty County Jail……….$145,000 Courthouse………………..$120,000 High School …………….$6,060,000 CALHOUN COUNTY Sheriff’s Office………..$145,000 Calhoun Liberty […]