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Winter Annual Forage Seed Costs: What is the Best Deal?        ………..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Winter Annual Forage Seed Costs: What is the Best Deal? ………..

Even with significantly higher seed prices in 2017, ryegrass still provides an excellent return on investment for winter grazing in the Southeast.     by admin Photo credit: Doug Mayo Source:  UGA Forage Extension Team Adam Speir, UGA Madison County Extension Director, and Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA State Forage Extension Specialist If you haven’t priced annual ryegrass […]

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Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices        ……..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices ……..

Prior to this week’s USDA crop production estimates, the 2017 U.S. cotton crop was projected at 19 million bales.   by admin     There seemed to be a general consensus, given the crop conditions in parts of Texas, that the crop would not get bigger with this week’s report.  There was some belief that the […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added More Than 3,000 New Jobs Over the Year ………..

PENSACOLA, Fla. —  Governor Rick Scott recently announced that the Pensacola area added 3,100 new private-sector jobs in the last year. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from a year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 26,300 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at the lowest rate since […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Deacon Alphonso M. White ………

Deacon Alphonso M. “Buddy” White, age 99, of Jacob City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Washington County Health And Rehabilitation Center in Chipley, Florida. He was a native of Jackson County, Florida and a member of Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City, Florida. […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for William Griggs, Jr. …….

William Griggs Jr., age 64 of Westville, passed from this life on August 20, 2017 at his residence. William was born on January 9, 1953 in San Diego, California to William and Florence (Hill) Griggs Sr. He worked as an electrician and had lived in the panhandle for the previous five years since coming from […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Monday with Pete: Aug. 21st ………

Good morning; The cruise ship gently makes its way downstream through the European countryside. Bustling cities line the Rhine with industrial complexes reliant on the river for transport and trade. RV parks along the river are full because of the six-week summer school break. Small towns dot the countryside. Vineyards drape the hillsides in neat […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Washington County School District put on notice by Freedom From Religious Foundation ………

The FFRF is asking the local school district to launch an investigation concerning alleged unconstitutional coach-led prayer and other issues.   by Kathy Foster   (Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor was asked for a comment concerning this letter; however, he declined to comment, but acknowledged the letter had been received.)   Headquartered in Madison, […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS COLLABORATES WITH WALTON COUNTY TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE ………..

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (August 21, 2017) – Charter Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: CHTR) will be joined by the Walton County Commission and Walton County Schools on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. to commemorate the Spectrum Internet Assist program in the DeFuniak Springs community. The event will take place at Maude Sanders Elementary School, […]

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SOLAR ECLIPSE AND REFINERY OUTAGES  PUT UPWARD PRESSURE ON PUMP PRICES         ……….
By August 21, 2017 Read More →

SOLAR ECLIPSE AND REFINERY OUTAGES PUT UPWARD PRESSURE ON PUMP PRICES ……….

TAMPA, Fla. (August 21, 2017) — Motorists did not have to wait until fall to see gas prices move lower. Instead of following a more traditional upward trend through the second half of August, prices at the pump are retreating. “Robust fuel supplies pushed retail prices lower last week, but this downward trend may not last much longer” said Mark […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Alabama woman not injured in Hwy 79 accident …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports no injuries in an Aug. 19th accident.   The FHP reports that Susan S. Reese of Dothan, Alabam was traveling south on State Road 79 in Washington County approaching Happy Hills Road pulling a 28-foot travel trailer when the travel trailer began to sway back and forth as she […]

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