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Calhoun Correctional CO charged with bringing synthetic cannabis to inmate

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor An Eastpoint resident who worked as a correctional officer at Calhoun Correctional Institution in Blountstown has been charged with introduction of contraband and unlawful compensation for unlawful behavior, according to the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC). Jesse Cardwell, 28, turned himself in at the Calhoun County Jail on Nov. 15 […]

Legals – Nov. 22, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2017-CP-37 In Re the Estate of PEARL M. LASSETER, Deceased. ______________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PEARL M. LASSETER, deceased, whose date of death was July 14, 2017, is pending in the Circuit Court for Liberty County, Florida, Probate […]

Body of missing boy recovered from lake

The body of 10-year-old John Skylar Brogdon-Marr,  who was ejected from a boat during an accident on Lake Talquin on Saturday, Nov. 4,  was recovered  Nov. 8 by officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The boy and his uncle, Juan Tipper, 55, who is his legal guardian, collided with another boat […]

Bristol dentist installs solar array at office to keep lights burning andl drills turningl

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor He started off with two solar panels, a battery backup and a charge controller to take his freezer off the grid and keep his food frozen by utilizing one of Florida’s greatest natural resources - the sun. That was over a year ago. He did a lot of research, which […]

Liberty Commission votes to keep inmate crews from using restrooms at parks

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The restrooms in Liberty County parks are off limits to inmates on work crews following a unanimous vote by the Liberty County Commission at last week’s meeting in Bristol. The issue came up at Thursday’s regular meeting after the board learned that just one day earlier, packages of cigarettes and […]

Legals – Nov. 15, 2017

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, according to Florida Statue 865.09, that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Patriot RES located at 20871 Chester Street in the County of Liberty, in the City of Hosford, Florida 32334 intends to register the said name with the Division […]

City of Bristol Tentative Millage & Budget Hearing held Sept. 25

Official minutes from the Sept. 25, 2017 tentative millage & budget hearing of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk Chairman Woody Stewart called this meeting to order and opened the Tentative Millage and Budget Hearing with Council members John Ritter, Brigham S. Shuler, James Kersey, Jr., and Ellen R. Lewis present. […]

Minutes from the Sept. 25 regular Bristol City Council meeting

Official minutes from the Sept. 25, 2017 regular meeting of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk Chairman Woody Stewart called this meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with Council-members John Ritter, Ellen Lewis, Brigham Shuler, and James Kersey, Jr. present. Mayor Steven Cutshaw and City Clerk Robin Hatcher were also present. […]

City of Bristol Final Millage & Budget Hearing

Official minutes from the Oct. 9, 2017 final millage & budget hearing of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk Chairman Woody Stewart called this meeting to order and opened this Final Millage & Budget Hearing at 6:00 p.m. with Council members John Ritter, Brigham Shuler, James Kersey, Jr., and Ellen Lewis […]