RETIRED ARMY LT. COL. CHARLES DRAKE, originally of DeFuniak Springs, was honored with a tour of the Smithsonian National American History Museum’s Vietnam War exhibit, the centerpiece of which is a Bell UH-1 “Huey” helicopter flown by Drake’s first unit, the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company. (Photo courtesy of the Drake Family)
DUE TO OVERWHELMING response, the City Council held its meeting at the Community Center to accommodate a large crowd July 25 The main issue of contention was a rezoning request made on behalf of Clary Glenn Funeral Home.
LEWIS SMITH of Greensboro tees off on the 10th hole at the St. James Bay Golf Club, which is located east of Carrabelle, in a round played in early July. The Herald Breeze's Patrick Casey has been writing a series on area golf courses. (Photo by Patrick Casey)
JESSIE HEADY, MARY BRANNON, ISABELA TECK AND AMANDA BRANNON spent part of their summer vacation learning the finer points of quilting. These young ladies recently spent the better part of a week learning how to quilt from members of the Chautauqua Quilters Guild (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
DESIGNATED PARKING, A WASHOUT STATION and storm water improvements are in place at Point Washington boat ramp. The Point Washington boat ramp on North CR-395 at Choctawhatchee Bay is now open following scheduled improvements aimed to benefit fishermen and boaters.