Courthouse Trees can be saved for under $5,000

Guy Meilleur, an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, says his firm can save the historic trees at the Jackson County Courthouse for less than $5,000. The amount is stunningly small in light of the estimate of more than $37,000 previously announced by the Board of County Commissioners. Meilleur’s firm, Historic Tree Care, specializes in saving […]

John Gorrie statue threatened with removal

A South Florida legislator wants to see the statue of Dr. John Gorrie pulled down and removed from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Dr. Gorrie, a 19th century resident of Apalachicola, was the inventor of the ice machine and artificial refrigeration. His work and theories paved the way for the development of air conditioning, […]