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From The White House: Believe, once more, in America ……..
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From The White House: Believe, once more, in America ……..

 “The torch is now in our hands. And we will use it to light up the world.” – President Donald J. Trump Earlier this week, President Donald J. Trump stood in front of America and introduced a new chapter of American greatness; one full of prosperity, safety, and innovation.Building on his successful first 40 days […]

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No one listed as injured in school bus crash ……….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports no injuries in a March 3rd accident involving a school bus and private vehicle in Washington County.   According to the FHP,  the school bus, driven by 29-year-old Brian Brewer of Bonifay, was stopped on Quentin Lane at a stop sign facing west at the time of the incident. […]

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Historical Society members tour Washington County Courthouse …….
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Historical Society members tour Washington County Courthouse …….

Along with attending the March meeting of the Washington County Historical Society,  members also had an opportunity last Friday to tour the recently opened Washington County Courthouse.   by Kathy Foster   Another highlight of the meeting was the announcement that the Gulf War memorial plaque was now in place on the northern exterior of […]

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YOUR LIFE CAN BE SAVED WITH JUST A CLICK ………

~ FHP Troopers to join nationwide Click It or Ticket effort ~   TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is joining local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign this month. During the campaign, officers will help […]

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UPS HONORS FLORIDA DRIVERS FOR 25 YEARS OF SAFE DRIVING ……..

Could you imagine going 25 years without an accident? What if you had to do it on busy roads in an iconic brown truck that everyone can recognize? It happens, and UPS couldn’t be more proud of its safe drivers. That’s why the Atlanta-based company adds to its prestigious “Circle of Honor” each year to […]

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CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL FINISHES SECOND IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ……..
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CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL FINISHES SECOND IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ……..

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—The Chipola College Brain Bowl Team finished second in the Community College National Championship in Minneapolis, Feb. 24-25.   Chipola entered the championship game with a disadvantage, after losing to longtime rival Valencia in the championship bracket earlier in the day. Chipola would have needed to defeat Valencia twice to claim the title.   […]

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Michael Lister has a new book on the stands …….
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Michael Lister has a new book on the stands …….

COLD BLOOD is out!  COLD BLOOD is out NOW! Get COLD BLOOD today and I’ll send you any other John Jordan Mystery you like ABSOLUTELY FREE! PLUS be entered for a chance to win a signed copy of Michael Connelly’s “The Lincoln Lawyer” — book and movie! Get COLD BLOOD now! CLICK HERE for Amazon […]

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Tabacco Cessation Classes in Washington County ……..

Washington County- Big Bend Area Health Education Center in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Washington County (DOH-Washington) will offer tobacco cessation classes on the 2nd Thursday of each Month  from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at DOH – Washington, 1338 South Boulevard, Chipley.   Classes are free and open to anyone. For more information please […]

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Investing in Single-Family Real Estate Properties Online ………
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Investing in Single-Family Real Estate Properties Online ………

(NAPSI)—Nobody has a secret formula for successfully investing in real estate, but brushing up on your financial literacy, digging deep into market dynamics, understanding property-specific costs and turning to today’s access to unprecedented data and technology can lead to more-informed buying decisions. Here are five tips that can help: • Rule number one when looking […]

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Obituary for Annie Mae Bengston …….

Mrs. Annie Mae Bengston, age 72, of Bruce, Florida passed away March 3, 2017 at her home. She was born January 3, 1945 in Stapleton, Alabama to the late Henry H. Cobb and Cozette Hicks Cobb. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bengston was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Junger and two siblings. […]

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Obituary for Ralph Merchant …….

Mr. Ralph Merchant, age 82, of Bonifay, Florida passed away March 2, 2017 at his home. He was born November 17, 1934 in Ponce de Leon, Florida to the late Buddy Marvin and Minnie Frances Jackson Merchant. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by one brother, James Merchant. He grew up […]

February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch …….
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February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch …….

by Chris Prevatt The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $4.58/cwt. during February. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $34.35/head ($4.58/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $2,290.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price […]

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McIlroy takes control of WGC – Mexico Championship ……..
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McIlroy takes control of WGC – Mexico Championship ……..

Tournament: WGC – Mexico Chamionship Venue: Chapultepec Golf Club Prize fund: $9.75 million Hashtag: #WGCMexico   Round two report  Rory McIlroy continued his comeback from injury in fine style with a brilliant second round of six under par 65 to take control of the WGC – Mexico Championship. The Northern Irishman is making his first competitive appearance […]

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From The White House: Trump visits aircraft carrier ……..
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From The White House: Trump visits aircraft carrier ……..

 On Thursday, President Donald J. Trump visited our Nation’s newest aircraft carrier, the soon-to-be commissioned U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford.  These carriers are the centerpiece of American military might, and this beautiful new warship represents the future of naval aviation that will serve as a cornerstone of our national defense for decades to come. A famous […]

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Roulhac Middle School Plays Bonifay Middle School Girls Softball on March 2
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Roulhac Middle School Plays Bonifay Middle School Girls Softball on March 2

Roulhac Middle School in Chipley traveled to Bonifay, Florida to play Middle School Girls Softball on Thursday, March 2, 2017, with both ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams participating in a double header. Here are a few photos from the ‘A Team’ game as seen by Debbie Goulding for Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding […]

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Vernon Elementary School celebrates Dr. Seuss ………
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Vernon Elementary School celebrates Dr. Seuss ………

Thursday, March 2, 2017 was not like a regular school day at Vernon Elementary School.   The school was transformed into ‘Seussville’ as students in VPK, Pre-K, Kindergarten, First grade, and Second grade came to school dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss character from their favorite Dr. Seuss book.   Washington County School Superintendent Joe […]

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