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Jane Powell is District Two Volunteer of the Year

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Maredith Mitchell – Going outside the box

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Jackson County Landmark goes up in  flames

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Malone School celebrates breakfast week

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Dr. Sarah Clemmons is new Chipola College President

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George Richard Lawrence - “I put the kids first”

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Sneads Elementary celebrates a variety of events

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Marianna High TSA takes first place at State

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Vicki Garrett, year in an...

Edward Jones - Transporting children to school for 18 years

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Chipola Quick Care Complex officially opens

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The Federal Building - Part 2

In early 1927 the plans for a Federal Building to provide a site for Federal Court in this district were drawn---or were they borrowed? It is difficult to imagine why a building with such strong Spanish design would be built in Marianna, where a typical Southern setting was so obvious.…
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The Federal Building - Part 3

Eight weeks later, working through November and December, this photo was taken on January 2, 1928 from Caledonia Street, looking west. (Note the frame house is shown on the extreme right rear of the building.) The area next to the curb is covered with tiles for the roof. The second…
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The Marianna Federal Building and Post Office

There has been a U. S. Post Office in Marianna for many years, particularly noted in photographs and written history since the turn of the century. The first one, in 1900, was housed in the area about where The Gazebo Restaurant is today and its location was obviously then, as…
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The New U.S. Post Office and Federal Building Part 4

The new Post Office and Federal Court Building was completed in mid-1928, even though the cornerstone says 1927. The contractor’s photo dates are May 10, 1928. It was, and still is, a beautiful building. We have 1957 architectural plans which tell that the entire eastern side of the first floor…
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