Man dies in two-vehicle crash on SR 79 ……….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 44-year-old Sean D. Hannes died Saturday in a two vehicle crash on State Road 79 in Washington County approximately one-half mile South of charlie Brown Road.   According to the FHP, Hannah G. Emmett, 18, of Panama City Beach, was traveling Southbound on SR 79 just south of Charlie […]

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60th Annual Watermelon Festival in Chipley Finishes Strong ………

60th Annual Watermelon Festival in Chipley Finishes Strong ………

Hot, hotter, hottest- use any form of the adjective you like, but at the end of the day the day was very warm in Chipley, Florida as the 60th Annual Watermelon Festival finished with an array of musical performances, fundraising auctions and cold, juicy watermelon slices. Starting with one of the largest parades seen in […]

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Jackson County ‘Meet the Candidates Political Rally June 26th …….

Jackson County ‘Meet the Candidates Political Rally June 26th …….

This special event will be held at the Chipola College Fine & Performing Arts Center.   Jackson County Meet the Candidates Political Rally When July 26, 2016 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Add to Calendar Where Chipola College Fine & Performing Arts Center 3094 Indian Circle Marianna, Florida 32446  Dear Chamber Member, Meet the Candidates  Political […]

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Mega Sports Camp June 26-30 at Grace Assembly @ Chipley …….

Open to young people K – 6th grade.   There will be a  Mega Sports Camp Epic Moments at Grace Assembly @ Chipley on Sunday, June 26 – Thursday, June 30, from 6-9 pm.   MEGA Sports Camp is an alternative to VBS and engages elementary students in K-6th grades while teaching them biblical principles. […]

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Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing set for July 2nd ……..

The Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 beginning at 5:00 PM at the Holmes County High School located at 825 West Highway 90 in Bonifay. Doors will open at 4:00 PM.   Bonifay is known for the “Biggest All Night Sing in the World.” Dating back to the early […]

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Florida leads the nation in family fishing and boating spots ………

Nine locations in Florida are recognized as prime places for outdoor family fun   Florida swept the Take Me Fishing™ 2016 “Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the U.S.” list, hosting the top four locations with nine locations on the list in total—more than any other state. Recreational boating plus saltwater […]

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Breastfeeding Support Group meets in Holmes County ……

Holmes County- The Florida Department of Health Holmes County in partnership with the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program will begin a bi-monthly breastfeeding support group. The support group will meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m. The location is the Florida Department of Health in Holmes County at […]

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Council on Aging offering coupons for Farmers Market …….

Washington County Council on Aging will be distributing Farmer Markets Coupons Monday, June 27th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Distribution will be on first come first serve basis, however, doors will not open until 8:00 a.m.   You must be 60 or older with an income no higher than 185% of Federal poverty guidelines and have […]

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Rep. Doug Broxson and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officials Plan Workshop on Bears in Santa Rosa County …….

Tuesday, June 28th in Navarre.   MIDWAY – Due to the continued rise in bear encounters in Santa Rosa County, Representative Doug Broxson (R–Midway) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are hosting a public workshop for area residents to learn how to prevent bear activity around their homes and property. With the […]

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Is Megalodon Still Alive? …….

It was the most fearsome creature ever to inhabit the planet; a 70-foot, fifty-ton prehistoric Great White shark. Its jaws were large enough to devour an elephant whole and were filled with 7-inch razor-sharp teeth. And if that doesn’t scare you, consider this – Carcharodon Megalodon may still be out there, inhabiting the unexplored deep […]

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Independence Day Festivities Planned From Alligator Point to Apalachicola ……..

Independence Day Festivities Planned From Alligator Point to Apalachicola ……..

Almost every community is planning Independence Day festivities.   Apalachicola In Apalachicola,the Historic Apalachicola Main Street group presents Apalachicola Independence Eve Celebration on Sunday, July 3 featuring seafood in the park, parade, ice cream social, music and fireworks. Leading up to the fireworks display, Main Street provides live music, great food, and beverages starting at […]

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WIRED 2016 Youth Outreach – June 27th – July 1st ……….

WIRED 2016 Youth Outreach – June 27th – July 1st ……….

 Dothan Civic Center – 7:00 PM Monday, June 27, 2016 – 7:00 PM CDT to Friday, July 1, 2016 – 8:30 PM CDT WIRED 2016 Youth Outreach June 27th – July 1st – Dothan Civic Center – 7:00 PM General Admission Balcony Tickets: $15/nightly Tickets can be purchased for DAY OF EVENT only at the […]

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CHIPOLA ACE OFFERING TEACHER CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW …….

MARIANNA—The Chipola College ACE Lab is offering review sessions for the General Knowledge Florida Teacher Certification Examination.   The review is Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7, from 2 to 4 p.m., both days.   The Wednesday session will cover reading/language/essay, and the Thursday session will cover math.   For information, 850-718-2312.

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High School Graduates: Sign Up Jobs And Grants …….

High School Graduates: Sign Up Jobs And Grants …….

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Department of Education, some 3.2 million high school students are expected to graduate this year. If any of them is a young man you care about, first, congratulations, and second, there’s an important step he needs to take to qualify for many kinds of jobs and scholarships: registering with the Selective […]

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Chipley, Florida Celebrates Annual Watermelon Festival ……….

Chipley, Florida Celebrates Annual Watermelon Festival ……….

Sunny skies, balmy breezes and country music combined to provide a backdrop for the 60th Annual Watermelon Festival in Chipley, Florida on Friday, June 24, the first of two days of celebration of the prolific cucurbit. On Friday, the staff of Real Florida Magazine spent the day behind the scenes and, for the tenth time […]

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Chipley Patriotic Celebration July 2nd 9 p.m. at PAL’s Park …..

Chipley Patriotic Celebration July 2nd 9 p.m. at PAL’s Park …..

Come out and enjoy the fun.  

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