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Jeannette Lollie Joiner

HOSFORD - Jeannette Lollie Joiner, 62, of Hosford, passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 in Tallahassee. She was born on Feb. 4, 1955 in Wewahitchka to the late Sam J. Lollie and Alice Langley Lollie and had lived in Hosford for the past 35 years, coming from Tallahassee. She was retired from the State of […]

Linda Kay Pullam Jones

HOSFORD - Linda Kay Pullam Jones, 68, of Hosford, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. She was retired from the State of Florida. She enjoyed her family, enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren. She was loved by many. She touched everyone she came in contact with. She is preceded in death by her mother, Azzie […]

Hosford recycling business burns

Four fire departments, Liberty EMS and the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office responded to a blaze at Kyle’s Recycling on SR 65 South in Hosford shortly before midnight Monday. They arrived to find a roaring fire consuming the office building and a semi-trailer at the site. The flames also damaged or destroyed other items on the […]

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 […]

Brothers arrested with marijuana in separate traffic stops

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Hosford residents are facing charges after a little more than four ounces of marijuana was found in their vehicle during an Aug. 4 traffic stop just before 5 p.m. Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Lee Keith pulled over a GMC van shortly before 5 p.m. after failing to see […]

Willa Mae Burd

ALTHA - Willa Mae Burd, 89, of Altha, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Panama City. She was born in Heavener, OK, May 29, 1928, to the late Oscar Lee Taylor and Clarkie Lynch Taylor. She lived in Altha many years and was a member of Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown. She was a […]

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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Wreck caused by unknown driver violating right-of-way FHP CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION INTO LIBERTY DEPUTY’S CRASH

from Sheriff Eddie Joe White, On the night of May 27, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM, a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office vehicle driven by Deputy Sheriff Deason was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Road 20 and State Road 65 in Hosford. At the time of the accident, Deputy Deason […]
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Noah Calhoun Everett Staton

HOSFORD - Noah Calhoun Everett Staton, 3, of Hosford, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his home in Hosford. He was born on Jan. 19, 2014 in Tallahassee and had lived in Hosford all of his life. He attended Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Hellen […]
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Leona Christine Sikes

HOSFORD - Leona Christine Sikes, 96, of Hosford, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at her home. She was born March 18, 1921, in Blackshear, GA. She lived most of her life in Hosford. She was a very active member of Corinth Baptist Church and was well known for her work of “selling tickets” for […]
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