Panhandle news roundup


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  • Young couple speaks about car crash in which their infant died.
  • Dope dealing at Blue Ridge Lake? Last Saturday a dead body was found at the lake.

Clara Hendrix said you can’t throw a rock in the woods around Bluff Springs Lake without hitting a dope dealer.

“You don’t dare get out in the woods or you might get in somebody’s pot field and get killed,” said Hendrix, 69, a lifetime resident in the former logging community.

That could change. Law enforcement officials are considering a joint operation to clean the area up.

Daily News: Santa Rosa Co. set to sign ambulance contract. Midway Fire Department doesn’t get contract, but gets am ambulance.