The County Record has learned that Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Philip Spaziante of Altha and Tamarah Rasmussen, a former Calhoun County Sheriff's Office dispatcher, have both been charged with domestic battery.
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Jed Hiers, the former president of C & L Bank of Bristol, has pled not guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false entries into the books and records of a federally-insured bank.
According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen Rhew-Miller, Hiers was arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge William C. Sherill, Jr. Wednesday afternoon and entered a not guilty plea.
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Growing up above a funeral home in downtown Panama City, Steve Southerland has literally spent his life surrounded by business. So when he became fed up with private enterprise being over-regulated and government running amok with taxpayer dollars, he decided enough was enough. He threw his hat in the ring and hit the high road to Washington, garnering a seat as the U.S. Representative for district 2. [Full Story »]
The skies lit up across Blountstown Monday night during the 4th of July fireworks show. Local clubs such as the Blountstown Historic Preservation Committee and the BHS Boosters sold concessions as folks gathered downtown. [Full Story »]
Three Calhoun County schools are celebrating “A” grades issued by the Florida Department of Education.
Blountstown Elementary, Blountstown Middle and Carr School all received their “A” report cards last week. Grades for Altha and Blountstown High will be coming soon. High school grades are released on a different schedule and, since Altha is a PreK through 12th grade school, the entire Altha score is delayed until high school scores are available. [Full Story »]