Agenda for Vernon Council meeting Jan. 26th …..

COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA CITY OF VERNON JANUARY 26, 2015 7:00 p.m.   INVOCATION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE CONSENT AGENDA APPROVE MINUTES APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE BILLS MAYOR’S REPORT CLERK’S REPORT FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT RECREATION REPORT PUBLIC WORKS REPORT OLD BUSINESS None NEW BUSINESS APPROVE THE HIRING OF CITY CLERK APPROVE THE HIRING OF LABORER APPROVE OPENING […]

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Prescribed Fire is Vital in Ensuring Forest Health, Reducing Wildfire Risk …….

Technology Assists Landowners in Managing Land through Prescribed Burning TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –The Florida Forest Service will promote the benefits of prescribed fire during Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, Jan. 25-31. Prescribed fire plays a vital role in maintaining the health of Florida’s nearly 17 million acres forestlands and preventing devastating wildfires. “The Florida Forest Service encourages […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Adds 728,500 Private-Sector Jobs in Four Years ………

Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.6 Percent TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014. The number of private-sector jobs added statewide in November 2014 was also revised up to 39,900 new jobs, 1,300 more jobs than reported last month. Since December 2010, Florida has added […]

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Hall of Fame bass caps three days of fishing on Rodman Reservoir …….

Dewight “Richie” Whitmore, 27, from Ringgold, Georgia, caught, documented and released a 14-pound, 1-ounce Florida largemouth bass at Rodman Reservoir on Martin Luther King Day. Whitmore, fishing with Georgia friend Josh Broome and Florida fishing guide Sean Rush, was using live shiners when they laid into the behemoth around 8:30 in the morning. Whitmore, who […]

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The Hoppers and Mercy Revealed Return to BCF Feb. 7th …….

The Hoppers and Mercy Revealed Return to BCF Feb. 7th …….

Check your calendar and circle the date as once again The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) located in Graceville, Fla., will host the inspirational gospel family The Hoppers and awarding winning duo Mercy Revealed in concert Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. CST in the BCF Wellness Center. One of America’s favorite families of […]

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Chipola College to celebrate Homecoming Jan. 21 – 31 …….

Alumni Reception planned for Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. Chipola College will celebrate Homecoming 2015, Jan. 26-31. This year’s theme is “Chipola on the Warpath.” The Homecoming games between Chipola and Northwest Florida are set for Saturday, Jan. 31. The women’s game tips off at 5:30 p.m. Chipola president Dr. Jason Hurst and his wife, […]

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Glenn Miller Orchestra in Chipley Feb. 2nd …..

Glenn Miller Orchestra in Chipley Feb. 2nd …..

in the Chipley High School Auditorium at 7 p.m.

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‘Bluebirds’ at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement …..

‘Bluebirds’ at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement …..

January 31st from 10 to 11 a.m.  

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BOOK REVIEW: How to Find Long-Lasting Love by Elaine Taylor ……

When anyone asks my dignified, stiff-upper-lipped husband, how a guy who’s been an investment banker in financial capitals of the world—London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York—ended up blissfully hitched to a broad from red-white-and-blue Texas, he deadpans in his clipped British accent, “We were channeled together by the spirit of Elaine’s dead lover.”   Hundred […]

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Debunking Common Tax-Filing Myths ………

Debunking Common Tax-Filing Myths ………

(NewsUSA) – If you’re like most Americans, you don’t have all of the answers when it comes to tax filing. That’s why it’s important to do as much research as possible to get up to speed on the latest adjustments and myths surrounding the tax code.   To help, here are six tax myths that […]

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December 2014 Unemployment ……

by  Kenny Griffin   Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in December 2014, down 0.2 percentage point from the November 2014 rate of 5.8 percent, and down 0.7 percentage point from 6.3 percent a year ago. The state’s December rate was the lowest since April 2008 when it was 5.4 percent. There were […]

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Cypress Creek Care & Share hosting ‘Truckload Giveaway’ Jan. 24th……

Cypress Creek Community Church Care  & Share Ministries will host a ‘New Year Truckload Giveaway’ consisting of free food and clothes for everyone on Saturday, Jan. 24th starting at 8 a.m.   Cypress Creek Community Church is located two miles west of Alford, Florida, just off Hwy 276 at 1772 Macedonia Road.  Pastor James Vickery, […]

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Master Gardeners refresh library landscaping …..

Master Gardeners refresh library landscaping …..

On Thursday, January 22nd Washington County Master Gardeners were busy at the Chipley Branch of Washington County Public Library. The “busy bees” worked diligently to replace and refresh mulch in the flower beds and parking lot landscaping.   The Florida Master Gardener Program is a program that assists the UF/IFAS Extension and citizens of Florida. […]

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CHILI COOK-OFF being hosted at Calvary Hill Pentecostal Church on Jan. 31st ……

Prizes will be awarded for Best Chili.   Hosted by C.Hi.P.S Calvary Hill Pentecostal Church’s Relay for Life Team SATURDAY January 31, 2015 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Calvary Hill Pentecostal Church 3652 Roche Ave, Vernon, FL 32462 Chili Cook Participants – $10 entry fee (see  form below) Application deadline: January 23, 2015 PRIZES AWARDED for […]

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Senior Adult Bible Conference at Shiloh Baptist Church Jan. 28th & 29th ……

Senior Adult Bible Conference at Shiloh Baptist Church Jan. 28th & 29th ……

  Special guest speakers.                  

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Jackson County Take Stock in Children hosting 5K Fun Run/Walk ……..

Jackson County Take Stock in Children hosting 5K Fun Run/Walk ……..

Get your GLOW on to raise Dollars for Scholars!    Friday, March 6th, the Jackson County Take Stock in Children Program along with the Lighting the Way for Kids Foundation, Inc. of Jackson County will be hosting an “Ignite the Night 5K Fun Run/Walk”. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. at the Citizens Lodge in […]

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