Jackson sworn in as sheriff
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer “As a little boy, I was told that if I didn’t change my ways, my parents would be sitting in a courtroom crying one day,” Heath Jackson said. Friday, January 11, they were indeed in the courtroom, but they weren’t crying. They were there to see their son sworn in as the sheriff of Escambia County. They were joined by dozens of other folks,…
Reward offered for information
Was Freemanville house fire arson? By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A California woman, shortly after finally securing a judicial ruling that she was the rightful owner of a Freemanville Drive home, was notified on Christmas Day that she now owns nothing more than an acre of land on which there is a pile of ashes and charred rubble. The 1,443-square-foot brick and wood home that once stood there was…