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from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office On July 27, 2017, Calhoun County Sheriffs Office investigators attempted to conduct a search at the residence of the detained subject, James Michael Hathaway, 26 on Slim Tucker Road, Blountstown, Florida. In the process of the search, Hathaway escaped custody. Investigators then called in other law enforcement from the […]


Sgt. Sidney Johnson leads a group of officers from Liberty Correctional Institution as they make their way along SR 20 in Bristol Monday morning during the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. Those running with him include Kibbe Sandine, Lt. Hover, Sgt. Brown, Sgt. Peddie, Sgt. Clark, Sgt. Mercer, Sgt. Moore, Sgt. Crosby, Sgt. Watson, Officer […]

Liberty County will keep work squad to maintain cemeteries

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 20-year practice of using inmate labor to maintain cemeteries in Liberty County that had ended will be resumed. The daily crews from Liberty Correctional Institution stopped doing work on the county‚Äôs many burial sites in January after a decision was made at the prison not to allow inmates to […]