A fierce desire to serve his country in World War II led a 17-year-old country boy to drop out of Cottondale High School and join the Navy back in 1944.
Retired Army Col. Ulysses “Xerk” White grew up in Jackson County and now lives in Manassas, Virginia. The 87-year-old Army veteran hopes to move back here soon to live out the rest of his life. But first he has to build a house here to honor his sweetheart of 68 years, the late Mary Wilson White. Read more
A Cottondale woman and a man from Lynn Haven were seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on State Road 77 early Thursday morning in Washington County. Read more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House voted on Valentine's Day for a bill that would continue to let high school sweethearts get married if the girl is pregnant. Read more