News Briefs June 5, 2014

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 02:43 PM.

The Museum will set up a display, which demonstrates the participation of forces that trained in Franklin County during WWII. Included will be uniforms, gear, maps and photos as well as information about the museum located in the Carrabelle Municipal Complex.

The renowned Tallahassee Swing Band will perform during the event and play songs from the ‘30s and ‘40s to remember the era of large swing bands.

For further information, contact Matt Cavell, Leon County community and media relations (850) 606-5300.

The Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum is a 501 c (3) non-profit corporation and is funded, in part, by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council.


Change of date for July county meeting

At the May 20 meeting, county commissioners voted unanimously to change the date of the second July county meeting from Tuesday, July 15 to Wednesday, July 16. The meeting will still begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at the courthouse annex in Apalachicola. The change will allow all five commissioners to attend a meeting of the National association of Counties. Commissioner plan to support Leon County Commissioner Bryan DesLoge who is running for vice president of the organization.

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