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New exhibit coming to Arsenal Museum

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 downers making up much of the newsfeed of late, a Chattahoochee museum recently got a bit of news that’s well worth celebrating – a spark of light amid a dreary backdrop, to be sure.  Earlier this week, the Apalachicola Arsenal Museum announced that a Florida Humanities Cares Grant will now complete…

Gone.

Confederate memorial hauled away from Gadsden County courthouse square, 136 years after it was erected Last week, cranes lifted away multiple tons of carved stone segments comprising a prominent classical-style  monument that has – for more than a century – stood vigil over Gadsden County’s historic courthouse square, its inscribed text paying homage to the…

Oh, so close!

Chattahoochee Main Street finishes in top 10 of national competition but falls short of big prize In a national voting competition that pits Main Street organizations from small towns like Chattahoochee against  their counterparts in cities with populations many times larger, few would likely bet on Chattahoochee Main Street finishing near the top of the…

FIELD OF HONOR

Name-by-name, cross-by-cross Chattahoochee recognizes its fallen heroes via an inspirational Memorial Day tradition This past Monday, volunteers from First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee and Florida State Hospital vendor Aramark painstakingly erected hundreds of crosses in a grass-covered field adjacent to Highway 90 on the sweeping Florida State Hospital grounds. Every snow-white marker is emblazoned…

Department of Children and Families silent on allegations of negligence, mishandling of COVID-19 crisis

From public demonstrations in front of the facility to angry letters to state officials pleading for action to ever-pervasive whispers detailing troubling health and safety conditions for employees, all appearances point to a Chattahoochee populace growing increasingly incensed by Florida State Hospital’s handling of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. While there are myriad facets to the…

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