Fosterfollynews wishes every one a very Happy Thanksgiving !!
It took a very long time for Thanksgiving to become an annual event, for it to have a universally accepted date, and for it to be celebrated as a federal holiday. Most people residing in the United States have at least a general idea of why we celebrate Thanksgiving. The story of the […]
Family Events for All—Movie, Lights, Parade, Santa, Farmers Market and More! The Merchants of SEASIDE® invite you to “Turn on the Town” on Nov. 28th and 29th. On Friday, Nov. 27tth, grab your blankets and head down to the Seaside Amphitheater at 7 p.m. for a holiday edition of Central Square Cinema under the stars […]
It’s all about helping others.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) rescued a 4-month-old female panther kitten in Collier County earlier this month. The kitten was likely orphaned when her mother was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. 41 near Collier-Seminole State Park. When they responded to the scene, FWC staff did not observe any […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–In advance of the largest shopping day of the year, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages consumers to equip themselves with the knowledge they need to avoid scams and identity theft. “While sales abound on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, consumers’ enthusiasm to save a buck could cost them in the end […]
Bring the family and come enjoy “Birds in the Park” on December 5th from 10:00-2:00 CST. Dianna Sue Bryant, a volunteer of “Sacred Earth Wildlife Refuge” will be on hand to exhibit and talk about the birds that she rehabilitates. Barred owls, red-shouldered hawks, Eastern screech owls, and great horned owls are the usual participants […]
GOVERNOR SCOTT’S FLORIDA FIRST BUDGET AIMS TO MAKE THE FLORIDA LOTTERY FIRST FOR EDUCATION CONTRIBUTIONS
TALLAHASSEE – Governor Scott’s Florida First budget supports the Florida Lottery’s core mission of providing funding for education in Florida by investing $168.8 million in the Florida Lottery. The Florida Lottery generated $1.5 billion in transfers to education during fiscal year 2014-15. Governor Scott said, “We know a great job begins with a great education, […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA—John Gardner, Chipola College Automotive Technology Instructor, was recently named Professor of the Year by the Association of Florida Colleges. Thousands of teachers from all 28 colleges in the Florida College System were eligible to enter the competition. Gardner competed with two other finalists who each presented a lesson at the […]
Give the gift of life Dec. 3rd at the Bill Cramer GM Holiday Blood Drive PANAMA CITY, Fla. — This holiday season, the American Red Cross and Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC encourage individuals to give something that means something – a blood donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in […]
Actress, Mom And Host Of ‘The Real’ Tamera Mowry-Housley Encourages Parents To Invite Their Kids Into The Kitchen For The Holidays And Every Day
By Tamera Mowry-Housley (NAPSI)—With a toddler and newborn at home, I realize how important it is to instill healthy life habits in my children and spend time with them in and out of the kitchen. I have found that when I cook with my son Aden, he is more willing to try new foods. […]
Alton C. Dyson was born in Holmes County on June 24, 1927, and grew up here. He enlisted in the U. S. Army at the age of 18, served in Germany during the last days of World War II, and was discharged on January 26, 1947, with the rank of corporal. On August 20, 1947, […]
~ FHP provides extra troopers on the road November 25-29 ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Millions of Floridians are expected to travel Florida roads over this Thanksgiving holiday. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles encourages all drivers to take extra care while driving and buckle up before they hit the road. Through the […]
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Holmes County man on domestic violence and contempt of court charges. Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to call on Monday, November 16, 2015 in reference to a suspected domestic violence incident. Upon arriving at the residence, the victim described an argument that […]
Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.