IT WAS ALL SMILES for the Paxton Lady Bobcats after their win over Poplar Springs on Friday night. Paxton(24-3) will travel to Lakeland for the Final Four to face Chiefland(17-1) on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. The Class A title game will be on Thursday at 11:05 a.m. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
LOCAL CAR LOVERS enjoyed seeing all the hot rods that came out to
participate. Members of the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida(DBCF), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People(NAACP), Tivoli Historical Society, and hundreds of residents came out the afternoon of Feb. 15, 2014 for a parade and rally to celebrate black history.
CALLING IT A DAY. This Yolo boarder took advantage of the beautiful weather this past weekend. (Photo by Norma Rediker)
THIS VARIEGATED VARIETY OF CAMELLIA is in full bloom. A crisp, clear morning welcomed well more than 100 visitors to the annual camellia festival held at Eden Gardens State Park on Saturday morning, Feb. 15. Those in attendance were able to stroll through the gardens where a number of different varieties of camellia were in bloom.
TEACHER AND DISTRICT NEGOTIATORS, Sandra Butler and Jerry Copeland (l-r) shake hands to agree to a deal that will now go before union members for a vote. A tense start to a meeting that lasted around six hours in all, minus a lunch break and several caucuses, ended with district negotiators and teachers union representatives shaking hands over a tentative agreement for teacher and staff raises.
FREEPORT’S GABE MOORE WON THE BOYS’ HIGH JUMP competition with a 6-02 mark, beating his next-nearest competitor by 5 inches. The weather was cool last weekend, but the action was scorching at the 2014 Seahawk Open track meet. The first-annual event, held Saturday, Feb. 15, at Emerald Coast Middle School, drew teams from 12 north Florida high schools from the Panhandle to the big Big Bend area and a stadium-full of fans. (Photo by Reid Tucker)