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North Florida Livestock Show and Sale

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. A new year is here and so is another edition of the North Florida Livestock Show and Sale. With events stretching from the middle of January to the middle of February, this years show is sure to be a good one. All entries were due for a mandatory weigh-in and tagging on Saturday, Nov. 4. All entries should attend the 4-H Livestock Clinic on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 4:30 p.m. This event is mandatory and will cover record book requirements, swine showmanship and grooming. Beginning…

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Oh my, how times have changed

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. 2017 has been a long year for some and a short year for others. You may have been blessed this year with a beautiful baby girl or baby boy and have given them a popular name during 2017. Have you wondered how popular your baby’s name was among other newborns in the United States? Babycenter.com recently released the most popular names across the nation in 2017. Emma retained the number one spot for the third year in a row. Olivia was second and Ava was…

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FDA and Consumer Services recovers more than $148,000

Story Submitted The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovered more than $148,000 for Florida consumers during the month of December, bringing the total to more than $2.6 million for consumers in 2017. The department recovered consumers’ money from moving companies, vehicle repair shops, pawn shops, health studios, telemarketers, sellers of travel and more. During December 2017, the department: Recovered $148,444 on behalf of Florida consumers; Received 2,507 complaints; Initiated 150 investigations; Arrested 19 individuals; Provided assistance to 16,882 consumers through the (800) HELP-FLA hotline, online chats and emails;…

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Bernice Bishop Pittman

Bernice Bishop Pittman passed away at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan 11, at age 102 years and nine months, in Edgewater. She had been in Vitas Care for the past month. Pittman was the daughter of Jesse W. Bishop & Willie Elizabeth Lindsey Bishop of Greenville. She was the last survivor of the 12 Bishop children. Bernice was the wife of Robert W. Pittman and had one daughter, Joyce Pittman (David) Menhennett, of Edgewater. Bernice lived for many years in Miami before moving to Edgewater in 2017. Bernice was a long-time Christian, having attended…

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