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Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty and Franklin counties make announcement Tuesday Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone established to bring industry into area

Hosford - Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin counties announce the establishment of the Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone (FLZ) Tuesday while meeting at the GP plant in Hosford. A FLZ is a grouping of activities and infrastructure associated with freight transportation and related services that can become a platform for broader economic development. Establishment […]


by Teresa Eubanks, Editor Calhoun-Liberty Journal The man killed when he was struck by a car in Liberty County early Wednesday evening has been identified as a 45-year-old male from Plant City but his name is being withheld until his family can be notified, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Rachel N. […]


from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she was driving and a semi truck early this morning. from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she […]

Judy E. Maloy Harper

ALTHA - Judy E. Maloy Harper, 62, of Altha, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at her home in Altha. Born in Altha, Nov. 14, 1954, she was the daughter of Clarence William Maloy and Lodean Williams Tate. She loved her family, flowers and hummingbirds. She was a correctional officer for Department of Corrections for […]

Wanda Lee Whitfield

ALTHA - Wanda Lee Whitfield, 66, of Altha, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home. She was born on June 29, 1951 to Harvy and Aurilla Jones and had lived in Calhoun County for the past 35 years, coming from Texas. She was a member of the Protestant Faith. She was preceded in […]

Body found in home after Wednesday morning fire

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s Office are on scene at this moment examining the aftermath of an early morning fire that destroyed a woodframe home and claimed one life. A body was found in a bedroom of the residence of Robert Craig Yon, located on Troy McCroan Road off […]

Kirk Matthew Graham

ROCHESTER, NY - Kirk Matthew Graham, 60, of Rochester, NY, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  “Soul Man” was born Nov. 4, 1956 to Claude Graham and Ruby Lee White Graham in Chattahoochee. He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Curtis Matthew; his sister, Blanche Graham; and two brothers, John and […]

Roxie C. Kemp

WEWAHITCHKA - Roxie C. Kemp, 89, of Wewahitchka, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at her home in Wewahitchka. She was born on Feb. 11, 1928 in Gulf County and had lived there for all of her life. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. She was […]

Pearl M. Lasseter

BRISTOL - Pearl M. Lasseter, 94, of Bristol, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 in Panama City. She was born on Oct. 13, 1922 in Dale County, AL. Miss Pearl, as affectionately known by so many, lived a long and fruitful life. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Bristol for […]

Terry Kathleen Mitchell

BLOUNTSTOWN - Terry Kathleen Mitchell, 67, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Panama City. She was born in Vermont on Sept. 16, 1949. She lived in Blountstown for 47 years and worked in the Sales Department at Dollar General for several years. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, […]