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Local 4-Hers putting skills into practice ……
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Local 4-Hers putting skills into practice ……

Communication, problem-solving and decision-making are just three of the skills that Livestock 4-H Club members from Washington County put into practice at last week’s Panhandle Youth Expo Livestock Judging Contest.   These youth have been learning to analyze different livestock species and place them according to criteria that will help them perform out in the […]

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Chipola Cross Country hosts dual meet ………..
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Chipola Cross Country hosts dual meet ………..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Cross Country team hosted a dual meet with Tallahassee Community College, Oct. 14, at Citizens Lodge in Marianna. TCC won the meet. Only two Chipola runners competed, as the three other members were hampered by injury.   Chipola’s Summer Hill (at right) was second in the women’s college 5K with a time […]

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New Florida Driver License and ID Card Expanding Statewide ……..

~ More than 200 service centers throughout the state to begin offering Florida’s new, more secure credential. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) expands its issuance of a new, more secure Florida driver license and ID card. Through December, DHSMV will add the more than […]

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Governor Rick Scott Directs Resources Following Request from Alachua County Sheriff ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following a request from Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell, Governor Rick Scott today signed Executive Order 17-264 to assist local law enforcement’s response to rallies planned on the University of Florida campus this Thursday. EO 17-264 activates Florida’s Mutual Aid Plan which allows the state and Sheriff Darnell to quickly coordinate resources […]

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Mondays with Pete – October 16, 2017

Good morning;           For many of my years in ministry, I spent at least one week each summer at junior and senior high camp as a small group leader and many times dean of the camp.  Some of my fondest memories of ministry come from these experiences.  From the beauty of camps set in the […]

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Semi overturns at I-10 exit in Jackson County ………

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports no injuries when a 2000 Peterbilt semi carrying seven vehicles overturned in a Sunday afternoon crash in Jackson County.   The FHP report said the semi driver Julio Cesar Rodriguez, 48, of Miami, Florida, received no injuries in the accident.   According to the FHP,  the vehicle was exiting […]

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May the Forest Be With You …………….

Who could forget that memorable line from the Star Wars cinematic blockbuster? Obi-wan Kenobi is passing on his urgent desire to a young Luke Skywalker…   Hey! Wait a minute. That’s not the phrase. This one states, “May the forest be with you.” That’s the word that is surprisingly relevant in Florida: Forests. While some […]

Posted in: Local News, OP/ED
Florida Gas Prices plunge for the 4th consecutive week ……..
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Florida Gas Prices plunge for the 4th consecutive week ……..

TAMPA, Fla. (October 16, 2017) — Florida gas prices averaged $2.47 on Sunday after declining 7 cents during the past week. The biggest weekly discounts were seen in the Tampa market (-10 cents), Orlando (-10 cents), and Punta Gorda (9 cents). The state average has declined for the last 31 consecutive days, falling a total of 25 cents. Although Florida gas prices […]

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VERNON HIGH SCHOOL 2017 HOMECOMING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ANNOUNCED! ……….

Vernon, FL. — Vernon High School’s Homecoming week will kick off Wednesday, October 25th, and will continue with events throughout the week leading up to the Homecoming football game on October 27th against the FAMU Rattlers, scheduled for 7 pm. Following is a list of events for alumni, students and the community taking place in […]

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PAEC celebrating 50 Years …….
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PAEC celebrating 50 Years …….

   

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