Happy Thanksgiving from our family to you …..

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to you …..

  Fosterfollynews wishes every one a very Happy Thanksgiving !!          

By November 27, 2014 Read More →
Kiwanis Club Luncheon Program: The Native American Thanksgiving ……

Kiwanis Club Luncheon Program: The Native American Thanksgiving ……

The Chipley Kiwanis Club met for its weekly luncheon at Pattillo’s Restaurant at the Panhandle Technical College on Tuesday. Lunch was provided by the staff of the Panhandle Technical College. Every week is an opportunity to coordinate community service efforts and learn something new through the diverse and interesting programs. Tuesday’s program was R.D. Easterling […]

By November 27, 2014 Read More →

AAA: 1 IN 7 HOLIDAY SHOPPERS PLAN TO SPEND MORE ON GIFTS THIS YEAR …….

TAMPA, Fla.  — Retailers are preparing for a busy holiday shopping season as ninety-one percent of consumers plan on purchasing gifts this year, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Holiday Shopping survey. Nearly one in three shoppers (28%) will wait until the final two weeks of November to purchase their gifts. Twenty-four percent of people began their holiday shopping before […]

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The Merchants of SEASIDE® Welcome the Holidays with “Turn on the Town” …….

Family Events for All Nov. 28th & 29th  —  Movie, Lights, Parade, Santa, Farmer’s Market and More!   SEASIDE®, Fla. – The Merchants of SEASIDE® invite you to “Turn on the Town” on Nov. 28and 29. On Friday, Nov. 28, grab your blankets and head down to the Seaside Amphitheater at 7 p.m for a holiday […]

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BCF Festival and Christmas Musical Ushers in the Season …….

BCF Festival and Christmas Musical Ushers in the Season …….

From Leroy Anderson’s classic Sleigh Ride to the horse and buggy rides available in Heritage Village, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville certainly knows how to usher in the Christmas season. Beginning with the annual Christmas musical, “A Festive Christmas” directed by BCF Music and Worship Division Chair Bill Davis, BCF delighted audiences […]

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FWC sponsors online anchoring survey working with partners …….

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sponsoring an online public survey as part of its continued partnerships with local governments and boaters. The survey, which is accessible at MyFWC.com, discusses anchoring issues in state waters within local jurisdictions and potential ways to resolve conflicts. After analyzing input from public meetings held in […]

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FWC looks to increase hunting opportunity, from a new WMA to expanded turkey-hunting …..

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, at its recent meeting  in Key Largo, advanced rule-amendment proposals increasing hunting opportunities by directing staff to advertise them in the Florida Administrative Register. These proposals will then be considered for final adoption and voted on at the Commission’s February meeting in Jacksonville. If passed, they would take […]

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Dec. 13th – Glass Bottom Boat Cruise at Wakulla Springs State Park ……

The Department of Environmental Protection’s Wakulla Springs State Park invites you to come and let your family experience living history as a Park Ranger takes you back to the days when the Wakulla Spring was gin clear and the booming voices of glass bottom boat captains sang out across its waters. The first-person experience will […]

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Grand Prize—Winning Recipes By Young Chefs ……

Grand Prize—Winning Recipes By Young Chefs ……

(NAPSI)—You could have a secret weapon for keeping your family healthy right in your own home: your kitchen table.   That’s because research shows that children who help cook dinner with their family are more likely to have a healthier diet with more fruits and vegetables. To help families spend more time around the kitchen […]

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ARRIVE ALIVE THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND …….

ARRIVE ALIVE THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND …….

~ Giving Thanks for Safe Driving! ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year.  More than two million Floridians are expected to travel this weekend, meaning drivers will need to take extra care on Florida’s roadways. During the long holiday weekend, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), along […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →
Courthouse Committee says just 8 parking places, no parking garage …….

Courthouse Committee says just 8 parking places, no parking garage …….

  Stressing that emphasis will be on saving elements of the old Washington County Courthouse in Chipley,  members of the county’s courthouse committee met earlier this week for an update on the plans.   Of first concern was clarifying the misconception that a full blown parking garage was being planned for the facility.  Committee chair […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →

Gov. Scott and FWC Announce Saltwater License-Free Fishing Day ……

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have announced a saltwater license-free fishing day for November 29.   On this day, Florida residents and visitors can experience Florida’s unique saltwater fishing opportunities first hand without being required to have a recreational saltwater fishing license. Governor Scott said, “Florida is […]

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Chipola College District Board of Trustees ……

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott  has announced the appointment of Kyle Hudson and the reappointments of Hannah Sumner Causseaux and Daniel Ryals III to the Chipola College District Board of Trustees.   Hudson, 33, of Westville, is the Holmes County Clerk of the Circuit Court. He previously was a teacher in Holmes County. Hudson […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →
‘Free Photos with Santa’ in Chipley, Florida A Huge Success ……..

‘Free Photos with Santa’ in Chipley, Florida A Huge Success ……..

Despite sporadic rain and inclement weather, a large group of children enjoyed a surprise visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, November 22 in Chipley, Florida, while a group of local needy children received clothing items. Murphy Oil, with several locations throughout Florida and Alabama, engages in charitable works throughout the year, and decided […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →

BE THANKFUL FOR YOUR DESIGNATED DRIVER THIS THANKSGIVING ……

Tow to Go service available November 26 – 29 TAMPA, Fla.  – One in five consumers (20%) said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will […]

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Department of Health Encourages food safety this holiday season …….

TALLAHASSEE — With Thanksgiving right around the corner – and food traditionally playing a large part in the festivities – the Florida Department of Health is encouraging Floridians to keep safe food preparation and handling practices in mind.   “A Happy Thanksgiving will include thoughtful preparation of food for family and friends,” said State Surgeon […]

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