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  1. Local student inside FSU Library during shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    For Blountstown's own Ivana Thomas, a BHS graduate now attending Florida State University, the Strozier Library has become a second home. However, in the early morning hours last Thursday, it became a house of horrors.

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  2. James (Ben) Jason OwensRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    James Jason Owens, 69, of Tallahassee and a former resident of Blountstown, went home to be with the Lord on November 19, 2014. He was born on November 27, 1944, in Jackson County to Richard and Dollie Owens.

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  3. Tigers' great season ends with 8-4 record Tigers fall to Port St. Joe, 6-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Blountstown Tiger football fans have been treated to some exciting games this season and despite a lack of scoring, Friday night's game against Port St. Joe was one of the best. Unfortunately for the Tigers, the 2014 season came to an end as Port St. Joe scored late in the fourth quarter to win, 6-0.

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  4. Sheriff's Log for 11-27-14Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    ... Charles Capps, VOP EDITOR'S NOTE:a SKenny L. Godwin listed in last week's Sheriff's Log is NOT Kenny Godwin of Blountstown. He is from Liberty County. The above individuals were booked into the Calhoun or Liberty County Jail over the past week. ...

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  5. Sharks Prepare For 1A State Semi'sRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... games Friday night is Port St. Joe. Coach Palmer and his Sharks are coming off road wins over South Walton and Blountstown in the first two rounds, which has them at 9-2, and getting set to host 11-1 Vernon the 1A state semifinals. The Sharks ...

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  6. OBITUARY - MayoRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Virgil Q. Mayo of Blountstown, Florida, died on November 24, 2014. He leaves his wife and companion of 65 years, Frances C. Mayo.

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  7. Williams learns lesson as Hawk season opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... fouled out. In a pre-season tourney Nov. 11 and13 at Port St. Joe, the Hawks lost 51-45 to Vernon, and defeated Blountstown 63-34. On Nov. 11 against Vernon, Farmer hit a bucket at the buzzer ending the third quarter to put the Hawks ahead 36-34. ...

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  8. Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Chipola College District Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Capital Soup

    ... University. She is reappointed for a term beginning November 25, 2014, and ending May 31, 2018. Ryals, 63, of Blountstown, is a real estate broker and the chairman of the Calhoun County School Board. He currently serves as a board member of the Take ...

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  9. OBITUARY - DanleyRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    John Thomas Danley, 49, of Blountstown, FL, , passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014, in Panama City, FL. Johnny was born on November 23, 1965, in Port Saint Joe, FL, and had lived in Calhoun and Gulf Counties all of his life.

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  10. OBITUARY - McQuaggeRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Aileen Ruth McQuagge, 94, of Blountstown, Florida, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Blountstown. Aileen was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, March 25, 1920, to Curtis Lamot and Ruth Devore Fletcher.

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  11. OBITUARY - NicholsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Grady Lou Nichols, 102, of Clarksville, Florida, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Blountstown, Florida. Ms. Grady Lou was born July 31, 1912, in Alford, Florida, to the late Cory A. and Lula J. Swails.

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  12. OBITUARY - WeeksRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Nancy Weeks, 65, of Blountstown, Florida, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Panama City, Florida. Nancy was born in Blountstown July 11, 1949, to Lonnie and Beatrice Adkins.

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  13. Business Bounce to be held ThursdayRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Start your holiday shopping with spectacular savings during the Chamber's annual Holiday Business Bounce. Shoppers can "bounce" from business to business on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. for special discounts and savings! Current participants include Blountstown Drugs, The Diamond Corner, and Merle Norman Salon & Boutique.

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  14. Devuyst, Goodman finalists at National FFA Agricscience FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Lexie Devuyst and Chessa Goodman, members of the Blountstown FFA Chapter, were national finalists in the 2014 National FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in Louisville, KY. The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture.

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  15. Joan Frances Parker TimmonsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Joan Frances Parker Timmons of Milton, Florida, went to her heavenly home on Monday, November 10, 2014, leaving behind an adoring family and a legacy of kindness, humor, and wit. She was born February 20, 1937, and raised in Blountstown, Florida.

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  16. Turkey shoot and pancakes Saturday at Scotts FerryRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    Breakfast will be ready to serve at 7:00 A.M. CST and the turkey shoot starts around 8:30. The fire department is located 13 miles south of Blountstown on Hwy 71. Lots of food to eat and drink.

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  17. William Gerald AbbottRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    He was born January 20, 1961, in Marianna, Florida, to the late William and Ida Mae Abbott. Gerald was a lifelong resident of Blountstown and worked as an insulation installer for many years.

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  18. Bill a. CorbinRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    ... of Law in 1971. After working with two law firms, Bill was invited to assume an established law practice in Blountstown, FL. He was in full time practice for nearly 30 years serving local citizens at all levels of the State and Federal court ...

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  19. Grant awarded for park on Lake HildaRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program has executed a total of 51 contracts for outdoor recreation projects in 26 counties including one in the City of Blountstown. Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature appropriated more than $2.4 million for these projects in fiscal year 2014-2015.

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  20. Sen. Montford, Rep. Beshears in town Nov. 20Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    The Calhoun County Legislative Delegation will be holding a public hearing in Blountstown on Thursday, November 20, at 6:30 PM . The hearing with Senator Bill Montford and State Representative Halsey Beshears will be held in the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners Chambers, the Extension Office, 20859 Central Avenue East, Blountstown.

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