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Clarksville man, Wewa driver both die in Gulf County crash

Two people are dead after a head-on collision early Saturday morning on SR 386, just north of Grassy Road in Gulf County. The fatal crash happened at 3 a.m. on Sept. 9, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Zachery Lance Porter, 32, of Clarksville was driving a 2007 Ford Mustang north on SR 386 as […]

Fountain woman dies after attack by pit bull

A 76-year-old woman died after being attacked by a pit bull she was looking after for her daughter and son-in-law early Saturday morning. After being injured sometime around 1 a.m., Alicia Malagon called the couple, who were about to leave on a cruise from South Florida. Malagon told them what happened but said she was […]

Man walking off SR 20 struck by car and killed

He may not have had any relatives or close friends here, but when the staff at the Calhoun County Jail learned that 45-year-old Victor Sandoval Rivera was killed last week shortly after he was released from their custody, they mourned. Rivera had spent the last three months in their custody on a probation violation for […]

Driver hospitalized after being ejected in crash on Tuesday

An 88-year-old Blountstown man was ejected from his car in a single vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Quinn Ray Dennis was traveling on Charlie Johns Street shortly after 4 p.m. CT  when he lost control of his 2003 Lincoln Continental. According to Blountstown Police Chief Mark Mallory, Dennis was heading north at a high rate of […]

Tallahassee woman hurt in head-on collision with semi at 3 a.m.

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 last Thursday morning. The crash happened around 3 a.m. CT on SR 20 in Blountstown in front of the Airport Motel. According to the accident report from the Florida […]

UPDATE ON AUG. 16 FATALITY PEDESTRIAN KILLED WED. ON SR 20 WAS FROM PLANT CITY

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. […]

WOMAN INJURED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TRACTOR-TRAILER IN BLOUNTSTOWN EARLY THURS.

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 […]

St. Pete man sentenced to 15 years for fatal crash in Clarksville

A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Aug. 22, 2015 crash that killed a Clarksville woman and injured her husband. Circuit Judge Shonna Gay handed down the sentence in Calhoun County court on June 21. After entering a guilty plea, Wesley McHenry, 27, was ordered to serve ten […]
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Bristol man charged with DUI after late night crash on SR 20

A Bristol man has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage following a single-vehicle crash early last week. Kareem E. Walker, 27, was arrested after losing control of his 2012 Buick LaCrosse on SR 20, west of SR 65 shortly before midnight on June 20. According to the FHP report, Walker was […]
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A Hosford man was charged with careless driving after the log truck he was driving overturned on CR 67 at SE Blaze Pine Road, south of Telogia. Jason Eli Jordan, 42, sustained minor injuries and was transported to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital after the June 27 accident, which spilled logs across the roadway […]
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