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Stories from Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Arrests made from 'suspicious' fire (05/28/08)
Ride to benefit soldiers and their families (05/28/08)
Money will be raised to supply soldiers with care packages and family assistance through the White Knuckle Ride benefit. Some soldiers cannot afford to fly home for family emergencies, and Jill Owen knows that personally. "I was in the Air Force and received word that my dad had a brain tumor and was paralyzed. I had no way to pay for my ticket home and through the help of the American Red Cross, I was able to get home." Owen said. "I want to help others in the same situation."...
Good times! (05/28/08)
Goodwill parking lot nears completion (05/28/08)
The Goodwill Store, 219 W. National Ave, will have its parking lot back to normal by today, according to Assistant Store Manager Jo DeRosa. The plumbing for the store collapsed and was replaced this past week. Due to the line being old, the only glitch in the process was finding it, which required them to get a finder...
Foundation celebrating 10 years (05/28/08)
The Clay County Community Foundation is celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary. Thanks to the generosity of fund creators and donors, the Community Foundation has more than 56 funds and has been able to grant $33,000 in Clay County. These grants have addressed a wide spectrum of needs...
Library announces summer programs (05/28/08)
Sign-ups for the Brazil Public Library Summer Reading Club will begin Monday at the library. Those interested in participating must have a valid library card in order to take part and to claim prizes, although the following weekly programs will be open to the public:...
Northview Youth Football Camp (05/28/08)
The sixth annual Clay County Youth Football Skills Camp sponsored by Riddell Bank will be held from July 22-25 at Northview High School. There will be two sessions of camp with grades 2-6 practicing from 8-9:30 a.m. and grades 7-9 practicing from 10-11:30 a.m. each day...
Northview cross country camp (05/28/08)
The 2008 Northview cross country camp will be held from June 9-13. The camp, held at Craig Park, is for athletes that are incoming fifth to ninth graders. Check in will be at 5:45 p.m. and the camp will be from 6-7 p.m. each evening. The cost is $30, which includes a camp T-shirt as well as drinks...
Wilbur W. "Mac" McCollister (05/28/08)
Wilbur W. "Mac" McCollister, 84, Valdosta, Ga., a veteran of World War II, died May 26, 2008, at Valdosta Hospital, of a massive heart attack. He was a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., for more than 50 years, but had moved to Hahira, Ga., three months prior to his death to be near his only son, Daryl...
Richard A. Floyd (05/28/08)
Richard A. Floyd, 64, Brazil, passed away May 28, 2008, at 1:50 a.m., at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 10, 1943, in Clay County, the son of Lawrence and Mildred Walker Floyd. He attended Brazil High School. He married Sherry Frazier Floyd on March 28, 1971...
PUBLIC RECORD 05-29-08 (05/28/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 27-28. State Criminal Charges Dennis S. Meng, 18: Theft (two counts) Michael J. Coffin, 45: Theft Eric J. Williams, 38: 1. Interference with the reporting of a crime 2. Battery...
Harmony Happenings (05/28/08)
Our adoptee from the Humane Shelter officially joined the family on Saturday. She had her surgery and shots on Friday. Lady Pugsley is such a sweetheart. The adoption fee included the surgery and some shots. I still need to check to see which ones she has had. She was also on Frontline Plus until June 16...
Brazil Buzz (05/28/08)
The lawn equipment is chilling out in the garage. Finally, I am on top of the mowing and trimming for a few days. Now we can finish planting our garden. The one that we, no doubt, will share; many deer frequently forage for food here, as well as other hungry critters. We set a fine table for them, even though some do more than nibble...