GCSC’s 2016 Graduation Celebrates the Gulf Coast Family ……

GCSC’s 2016 Graduation Celebrates the Gulf Coast Family ……

Panama City, FL ­– Gulf Coast State College is honored to have three very special speakers at this year’s Commencement Ceremony, all of whom hold a special place in the Gulf Coast family. Dr. John Holdnak, President and College employee for 27 years will preside over the commencement exercises. The Honorable Jimmy Patronis Jr., former […]

PLAN AHEAD FOR A SAFE FIESTA THIS CINCO DE MAYO …….

PLAN AHEAD FOR A SAFE FIESTA THIS CINCO DE MAYO …….

Tow to Go program available May 5th TAMPA, Fla.  – Whether you are hosting a party or attending one this Cinco de Mayo, AAA wants everyone to get home safe and sound. That means choosing a Designated Driver, staying where you are celebrating, or arranging for another form of safe transportation.  “Impaired driving can ruin […]

Obituary for Callie Faye Corbin …….

“A Woman who walks with God will always reach her destination.” Callie Faye Corbin, age 80 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on May 2, 2016 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama surrounded by her loving family. Callie was born on February 26, 1936 in Holley, Florida to Mitchell and Cora (Hurst) […]

BOCC holds special meeting to discuss new county manager …….

Washington County Board of County Commissioners met in special sessions Tuesday morning to give clarification on the County Manager’s position that will open when County Administrator David Corbin retires.   Commissioners had discussed the position opening at their May meeting, but felt they had not given the committee charged with interviewing the three top contenders […]

West Florida Electric celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day ……..

West Florida Electric celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day ……..

GRACEVILLE – As part of West Florida Electric Cooperative’s (WFEC) Lineman Appreciation Day celebrations, Engineering & Operations (E&O) department employees were recognized for promotions, training and certificate programs they participated in during 2015.   Adam Williams, Scott Kirkland, Wesley Griffin and Steven Burdeshaw were recognized for their promotions to journeyman linemen, which took place in […]

Chipley Kiwanis Club recognizes Washington County Educators …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club recognizes Washington County Educators …….

Members of the Chipley Kiwanis Club took time at their May 3rd meeting to show their appreciation to the teachers of Washington County for the fine job they are doing when it comes to educating the children of the county.   The Kiwanians presented individual packages of pens to be given  to each of the county’s […]

Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Fish don’t talk, but we can ……..

Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Fish don’t talk, but we can ……..

By Bob Wattendorf, with Amber Nabors   Fish don’t talk – even if they are referred to as largemouths. But we can and should. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) mission is “To manage fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people.” The latter aspect of that mission […]

Patti Rutland Jazz at the Dothan Opera House May 6th ……..

Dothan Civic Center and Opera House – Patti Rutland Jazz presents “Playlist” – May 6th – Dothan Opera House – 7:00 PM Patti Rutland Jazz presents “Playlist”  May 6th – Dothan Opera House – 7:00 PM Dothan Opera House Dothan Opera House 115 N St Andrews St Dothan, AL 36303 Advanced Reserved Tickets: $15 Day […]

Okaloosa-Walton TPO Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) …….

Okaloosa-Walton TPO Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) …….

The Okaloosa-Walton TPO is updating the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The purpose of the 2040 LRTP is to provide a safe, efficient, and comprehensive transportation system. The transportation system includes all modes (multi-modal) of transportation for the movement of people and goods. The LRTP addresses mobility needs for the next 25 years in Okaloosa […]

FOOD: Fried Florida Snapper with Watermelon and Sweet Chili …….

FOOD: Fried Florida Snapper with Watermelon and Sweet Chili …….

Try this tasty dish.   Fried Florida Snapper with Watermelon and Sweet Chili Ingredients: 14 ounces Florida snapper, skin removed and cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 2 eggs 2 cups panko (Japanese style breadcrumbs) 1 bunch green onions, washed and sliced 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped fine 2 cups […]

CHIPOLA’S CHILDREN PRODUCTION ‘SUPERHERO?’ IS MAY 12th …….

The Chipola College Children’s Theatre production of Superhero? is Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts in Marianna.   You’ve heard of Spider-Man, Batman, and Superman? Get ready for the newest superhero, Joe! The only problem is that he doesn’t have any superpowers. Join his wacky group of superhero friends […]

VACATION: Visit the Texas Big Bend area …….

VACATION: Visit the Texas Big Bend area …….

Make it a family vacation. Big Bend Chamber of Commerce Box 607 Big Bend , TX 79852 432.371.2320 www.bigbendchamber.homestead.com/ Big Bend Between The Parks Study Butte – Terlingua   Nestled in the Chihuahuan desert lowlands between the rugged mountains of Big Bend National Park and big Bend Ranch State Park like the attractions, facilities and […]

Science Day hosted at Chipola ……

Science Day hosted at Chipola ……

Chipola College recently hosted a Science Day for 70 area high school students.   Chipola student coordinators at left Madelyn Lytle and Donovan Ebersole organized the event which featured five stations. A demonstration station included Making Elephant Toothpaste. Another station featured professionals from medicine, pharmacy and engineering discussing career opportunities.   Advisers from Chipola were […]

National Women’s Health Week – Girls Night Out Event set for May 12th ……

Holmes County – In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, the Florida Department of Health Holmes County in partnership with Gully Springs Baptist Church, Carmel Assembly of God Church, and New Smyrna Assembly of God Church will host Girls Night Out.   The event, honoring military wives will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, […]

Washington County Recycling Center accepts residential bulk goods …….

Washington County Recycling Center accepts residential bulk goods …….

The Recycling Center accepts household furniture, bikes and push type lawn mowers.  

Breathe Easier While Driving During Allergy Season …….

Breathe Easier While Driving During Allergy Season …….

(NAPSI)—Just as it’s hard to run a race if you can’t breathe, a vehicle’s dirty cabin air filter can negatively affect air quality and passenger comfort. While about 30 million vehicles in service today have at least one cabin air filter, many drivers still aren’t aware they exist, much less understand their benefits. What You […]