Former publisher Hawkins passes

Friday, September 5, 2008

Family lore has it that he was one of the first three Marines to storm ashore at Guadalcanal.

Those who knew James Hawkins and worked for him in his days as a publisher insist that, when things did not go to suit him, "Hawk" was still more than capable of raising a respectable storm nearly half a century later.

For the full story, see Friday's Tribune.