The White House We are officially one month into President Donald J. Trump’s Administration, and it has been a very successful start. President Trump has focused on jumpstarting job creation and saving taxpayers money, by withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and clearing roadblocks delaying the Keystone Pipeline’s construction. Along with Canadian Prime […]
Governor Rick Scott has written the below op-ed on the Florida House playing politics with Florida families jobs in advance of the House Appropriations Committee vote tomorrow to abolish Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida. The committee meeting is tomorrow at 1pm at the Florida State Capitol and includes many members who just last year supported […]
One out of every six people (one out of every FOUR children) in the United States are food challenged, and go to work, school or bed hungry. Here’s part 1 of a two part ‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Cathy Pope, CEO of ‘Feeding The Gulf Coast’ and James Guy, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Church, […]
Mondays with Pete February 20, 2017 Good morning; Today our nation pauses (I guess no one really pauses except banks and government offices.) to celebrate President’s Day, a day originally set aside to remember George Washington’s and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays. These two regular men grew to greatness and shaped our country. Washington led and motivated the revolutionary troops […]
The price of gas should take a seasonal upswing in the coming weeks TAMPA, Fla. (February 19, 2017) — Motorists saw little movement in pump prices this week. But gasoline could soon be on the rise as spring approaches due to refinery maintenance, an increase in driving and the switch to summer-blend fuels. Currently, the national average for a […]
Principal Kim Register was the Middle School Top Winner at the Principal Leadership Awards in November 2016 WHAT: Principals are critical leaders in the education system. They are effective managers, role models and are the face of the school to families and taxpayers. For these reasons and many more, Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, […]
Kate M. Smith Elementary (VPK & Kindergarten) and Vernon Elementary School (VPK & Kindergarten) will begin Registration on April 4, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. You may stop by the School Office to pick up a registration packet. All requirements for registration (listed below) will be attached to the packet. All forms and proper […]
APALACHICOLA, FL – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) will be unveiling crucial legislation to halt the Army Corps of Engineers from implementing their revised Water Manual on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Apalachicola, Florida. This week, the Special Master appointed by the Supreme Court found the evidence in the case demonstrates Florida has suffered harm from […]
The Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Center is offering daytime and evening Law Enforcement Academy and Corrections to Law Enforcement Cross-over classes. The daytime classes will meet weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Night classes will meet weeknights from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Prior to admission, all candidates must earn a passing score […]
Richard Biss, KSOTS Tactical Trainer/Advisor, made members of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce aware of the need for situational awareness at last week’s Chamber luncheon meeting when an angry man burst into the room threatening a member of the audience. Pointing out that situational awareness is important in every day life, Biss said […]
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Faculty, staff and students at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville are making preparations for the upcoming Spring Preview Day on March 10, 2017. The semi-annual event is an informational, fun-filled opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit the college campus and see if BCF is where they should continue their […]
VACATIONS OF A LIFETIME (NAPSI)—If you or your kids have been dreaming about living like princes and princesses—at least for a while—you may be glad to know it’s possible to live your own fairy tale. You can join the more than 9,000 people who this year will choose to rent a castle through HomeAway® […]
Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February and the story of Presidents’ Day date begins in the 1800’s. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington’s death in 1799, it is still officially called ‘Washington’s Birthday’ by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22, Washington’s actual […]