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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 […]

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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Johnny P. Melvin

HOSFORD - Johnny P. Melvin, 77, of Hosford,  passed away Monday, May 1, 2017. If you knew him, you knew his life.  He was a special character and a legend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Shell and Alvesta Scott Melvin; three brothers, J. K., Scott and Vaughn; and a sister, Debbie. Survivors […]
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Elliott Lonzell Duggar

HOSFORD - Elliott L. Duggar, 89, of Hosford, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 in Calhoun County. He was born on June 3, 1927 in the Blue Creek Community of Hosford, one of 14 children to Wright Duggar and Blanche Duggar. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1944 at the age of 17 and served […]
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R.D. Sewell

HOSFORD - R.D. Sewell, 76, of Hosford, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in Blountstown. Born in Kinard, Oct. 9, 1940, he was the son of the late Lark and Annie Osborne Sewell. He was a saw mill operator and was a member of Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was an avid fisherman. […]