Chattahoochee

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…

Obituary: Russell M. “Russ” Rodgers

February 9, 1937 – May 6, 2020 Russell M. “ Russ” Rodgers of Recovery, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at age 83. He was born on February 9, 1937 in Red Level, Alabama, the first of three children of loving parents Harvey and Amy Rodgers. Russell grew up in Chattahoochee, Florida and…

Pandemic unable to thwart prayer event at Chattahoochee church

For many years, First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee has hosted the National Day of Prayer.  Even amid a global pandemic that has managed to put the kibosh on dozens of beloved community traditions and annual events – both religious and secular – once more, the dedicated, undaunted flock of Chattahoochee First United Methodist will…

Gadsden County Municipal Elections 2020: Unofficial Results

Town of Havana Town Council, Group 5• Janice Butler Hart: 183 votes (50.83%)• Donna LaVace Salters: 177 votes (49.17%)Registered voters: 1,464Ballots cast: 360 (24.59% turnout) City of Chattahoochee City Council, District 5 (“at large”)• Ann Williams: 221 votes (71.29%)• James C “Jim” Glass: 89 votes (28.71%)Registered voters: 1,372Ballots cast: 310 (22.59% turnout) SOURCE: Gadsden County Supervisor of ElectionsView more details on 2020 elections…

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…

Downtown Chattahoochee streetscape set to undergo major facelift

On Tuesday, April 7, the preferred concept plan was presented to the City Council.  The preferred concept is based on all community input received since inception of the project, as well as guidance from the Florida Department of Transportation, Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency (CRTPA), the Florida Dept. of State’s Division of Historical Resources, and…

Chattahoochee ladies strike blue-ribbon paydirt at district art contest

From keen-eyed shutterbugs to world-class painters and even innovative scrapbookers and steady-handed quilters, Chattahoochee boasts more than its share of exceptionally talented artists and craftspersons, with creative bents that run the gamut – unbound by genre or tradition for its own sake. Rarely has this paradigm been more evident than this past weekend, when Chattahoochee…

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