Gov. Scott Issues Executive Order Requiring Mandatory Health Monitoring for Anyone Returning from Ebola-Affected Areas

Governor Calls on DOH to Determine Risk Level for Returning Citizens, in Absence of CDC Info. LAKELAND, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed an Executive Order mandating twice-daily 21-day health monitoring for people returning from CDC designated Ebola-affected areas.   Governor Scott said, “This executive order will give the Florida Department of Health the authority […]

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George Fisher Honored as Washington County Agricultural Innovator ………

George Fisher Honored as Washington County Agricultural Innovator ………

On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fourth year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the Florida […]

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7th Annual New Leaf Market Annual Farm Tour Oct. 26th …..

7th Annual New Leaf Market Annual Farm Tour Oct. 26th …..

Sunday,  October 26th  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Farm Tour at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m .  On going throughout the day, a detailed showcase of our chickens, our hogs, our sheep, our turkeys, our apiary and our donkeys. We have a nice line up ready for you : The Ladies from The Choctawhatchee Bay Spinners Guild will […]

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CRAA DONATES $6,200 TO CHIPOLA ARTS PROGRAMS …….

CRAA DONATES $6,200 TO CHIPOLA ARTS PROGRAMS …….

MARIANNA—The Chipola Regional Arts Association is proud to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Members recently donated $6,200 to Chipola College Fine and Performing Arts programs. The group contributed $5,000 to the Chipola Artist Series. Contributions of $300 each were made to the Show Choir, Community Chorus, Rock and Jazz Ensemble, Theatre and Fine Art programs. CRAA […]

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Fall Festival Oct. 25th at Bethany Baptist Church …..

The 2nd Annual Fall Festival will  be held October 25th at Bethany Baptist Church at 1404 N. Hwy 79 north of Bonifay and south of Esto, FL.   This year they will have a bouncy house and an air slide, as well as their  famous Cake Walk, Door Prizes, Trick N Trunk, games, sack races […]

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APPRECIATION CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE …….

APPRECIATION CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE …….

MARIANNA—The Chipola Appreciation Club has kicked off its annual membership drive. The first home games of the season are Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.   The Appreciation Club is a tax-deductible organization governed by local supporters. The group helps the college and its students by promoting athletics and underwriting scholarships and functions not supported from […]

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‘Fall Super Saturday’ Oct. 25th at Sunny Hills Community Church …..

Sunny Hills Community Church will be holding its Fall Super Saturday on October 25, 2014.   Start your day with a pancake breakfast ($3.50 for adults; kids 12 and under eat free).   Their outreach center will be open with Christmas items for sale, plus the clothes closet with LOTS of free clothes.   The fun […]

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School Board agendas for Oct. 30th

The mission of the Washington County School District is to empower all students to become well educated, productive citizens by providing appropriate, high quality, and rigorous educational programs in a safe learning environment. WORKSHOP of the WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD October 30, 2014 – Immediately following the Special Board Meeting Board Room – Administration Building […]

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Florida Department of Health Commends the Florida Department of Transportation for Complete Streets Policy

Complete Streets Promote Good Health TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health applauds the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for promoting active lifestyles through the new Complete Streets Policy. Complete Streets requires streets to be planned, designed and maintained to enable safe, convenient and comfortable travel and access for users of all ages and abilities […]

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Grace & Glory hosting Fall Festival ……

Grace & Glory hosting Fall Festival ……

October 30th.        

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Fall Festival at New Prospect Baptist Church Nov. 1st ….

Fall Festival at New Prospect Baptist Church Nov. 1st ….

Fun begins at 3 p.m.         

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FLORIDA’S AWARD-WINNING STATE PARKS AND TRAILS CONTINUE RECORD-BREAKING SUCCESS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Scott has announced that more than 27.1 million people visited Florida’s state parks and trails between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014, generating nearly $2.1 billion in direct economic impact. In the year following the state parks system winning a third National Gold Medal in Excellence, record-breaking numbers of visitors […]

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Nov. 1st – Ironman Florida at St. Andrews State Park

The Department of Environmental Protection’s St. Andrews State Park along with the Friends of St. Andrews State Park, Inc., are hosting the Ironman Florida. Founded in 1999, Ironman Florida is the second oldest race in the country. St. Andrews State Park has been hosting the running portion of the triathlon since the races inception and […]

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Why not look into a school garden? …..

Information provided by IFAS What Are School Gardens? Since the early 1900s, school gardens have been flourishing throughout the nation. Community and school gardens were first created to help raise the moral and social skills of children who used the gardens. Benefits   Opportunities for Growth & Interaction School gardens can go beyond the scope […]

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5th Annual Panhandle Youth Expo – A Huge Success! …….

5th Annual Panhandle Youth Expo – A Huge Success! …….

Over 350 entries from local youth made this years’ Panhandle Youth Expo a wonderful event. Other ways to get 4-H updates: Add our website to your favorites: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/4-h/ Sign up to receive e-mail updates: http://subscribe.ifas.ufl.edu/ and select the Jackson County 4-H Newletter(It’s free, and you can opt out at any time with no hassle. Your information is not […]

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Obituary for Margaret W. Early …….

Margaret W. Early, 85, of Tallahassee, Florida died on Thursday, October 23, 2014 in Tallahassee.  She was the daughter of Archie and Ruth Wood of Olin, Iowa.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Carlisle (Carl) Early and son, David C. Early.  She is survived by her daughter Sandra (John) Cook of Howard […]

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