Articles by Brian Dekle

Brian Dekle is a reporter and editor at The Chattahoochee News-Herald & Sneads Sentinel. He can be reached at editor@prioritynews.net


Girl horsepower

Gadsden auto tech helping to “ford” gender gap in American service bays From the time she gripped the wheel of her first car as a licensed 16-year-old driver, automotive service technician Somer Marpole has spent much of her days living and learning beneath the hood.  Repairing and servicing automobiles, it seems, is in the Orange…

Eight more charged in Panhandle drug trafficking investigation

Eight additional residents of Gadsden and neighboring counties were charged with federal drug crimes this past week as part of an ongoing large-scale investigation into suspected drug trafficking operations in the region.  Authorities hauled in the eight suspects earlier this week after a federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging them with numerous felony…

Battle is back

Pivotal 1817 Seminole War battle to be depicted in new Chattahoochee mural, annual re-enactment The big battle is back in Chattahoochee, and in more ways than one! After being dislocated by Hurricane Michael in 2018, the annual Scott 1817 Seminole War Battle reenactment will return to Chattahoochee’s River Landing Park once again this December, offering…

A new thing.

With the 2019 regular season days away from launch and a new head coach at the helm, it’s no secret that Jaguar football fever is spreading…voraciously. A loss-weary but admirably optimistic Gadsden County populace looks longingly to Corey Fuller – the Gadsden County High School football program’s new top man – for a miracle comeback,…

Just “one of the grads”

Gadsden County’s first crop of school “Guardians” honored at ceremony Eight men and women from Gadsden County’s first-ever Aaron Feis Guardian Program training class accepted diplomas, plaques and accolades at a graduation ceremony this past Thursday. Charged in part with keeping local students safe during the upcoming school term, Gadsden County’s inaugural class of Guardians…

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