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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…

Dedicated duo recognize “Hometown Heroes” in Chattahoochee and beyond

Gadsden County residents imposed with stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines have redefined the term “essential worker” amidst the current pandemic.  In light of the economic effects of COVID-19, health, safety and food employees are currently at the epicenter of the US economy. Recognizing this fact, Chattahoochee natives Mary Garcier and Terri Liggett…

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…

Pandemic forces officials to rewrite hurricane prep playbook

As Gadsden County reels from the devastating impacts of COVID-19, another challenge looms for Gadsden Countians still grappling to get back on their feet: the 2020 North Atlantic Hurricane Season. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially began this past Monday, and experts predict a busier-than-average season, a scientific storm prophecy that already appears to be…

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…

Free drive-thru / walk-up coronavirus testing now available in Gadsden County

With COVID-19 case numbers continuing to climb and even spiking recently in local communities, free drive-thru/walk-up coronavirus testing in Gadsden County arrived not a moment too soon.  This past Saturday, the Florida Department of Health in Gadsden County (FDOH-Gadsden) launched its free COVID-19 community drive-thru testing site at Capital Regional Medical Center – Gadsden Memorial…

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