Sneads

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…

Advertisement: Town of Sneads accepting applications for Town Manager position

The Town of Sneads (pop. 1,850) is accepting applications for the Town Manager position. There are five town council members elected at-large. Total budget of $4,102,837, with 25 full-time employees. Appointed management official is responsible for the overall operation of the town. Town provides water, sewer, sanitation, police, fire, road and right-of-way maintenance. Applicant must…

Advertisement: RFP for Town Attorney Services

The Town of Sneads seeks proposals for Town Attorney services from interested municipal attorneys and law firms. The Town anticipates that submitted proposals will identify a Town Attorney who is primarily responsible for legal services to the Town and will be appointed Town Attorney by the Town Council under the Town Charter. The successful respondent(s)…

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…

2020 Municipal Elections: Town of Sneads

Sneads Town Council raceUnofficial results • Group I: George Alexander – 180 votes / Tim Arnold – 115 votes  • Group II: Donovan Weeks – 207 / Daryl Johnson Sr. – 87  As of press time, three provisional ballots had not yet been counted, elections officials reported, but based on initial – albeit yet unofficial – vote…

Boy bags beast

Countless environmental studies have bemoaned the devastation and destruction wild, feral hogs have wrought upon Florida’s priceless, fragile ecosystems. From saw palmetto scrub to wetlands to upland pine stands and every habitat in between, these non-native omnivore generalists are wreaking havoc from Pensacola to Jacksonville, and all the way down to the southernmost tip of…

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