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Old KSES campus undergoing major changes             ………
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Old KSES campus undergoing major changes ………

While buildings are now coming down,  work not expected to be finished until Spring of 2019.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor said this week that even though work is well under way to demolish the old campus at Kate M. Smith Elementary School in Chipley,  it will probably be […]

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Gov. Scott Announces Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Awards ……..

NAPLES, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that $400,000 has been awarded through the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Program to three projects to protect military installations across the state. This year, awards were given to the Gulf Coast State College, InDyne, Inc., and the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance. Florida’s military installations contribute […]

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Information on the ‘Fruit Group’          ………
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Information on the ‘Fruit Group’ ………

ALL ABOUT THE FRUIT GROUP  Provided by USDA What foods are in the Fruit Group? Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the Fruit Group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed. The amount of fruit you need to eat depends on age, sex, […]

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Free Health Clinic offered in Holmes County        ……
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Free Health Clinic offered in Holmes County ……

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.    

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Get Connected With Next-Gen Hearing Aids ……….

By Carol Meyers, Au.D.   (NAPSI)—You may have heard about wireless hearing aids but aren’t sure what they can do for you or someone you love who’d like to hear better. In fact, there are many advantages to being able to stream audio directly into your hearing aids, as “John” discovered. He had been frustrated […]

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Obituary for Elvia L. Holmes ……….

Elvia L. Holmes, age 92 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on July 4, 2017, at Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Elvia was born on February 7, 1925, in Jackson County, Florida to Dewey and Ethel (Taylor) Adams. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and was a member of First […]

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Gov. Scott: We Must Not Do Any Business with the Maduro Regime ……..

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced he will introduce an agenda item to bring before the Trustees of the State Board of Administration in August that would prohibit the State of Florida from doing business with any organization that supports the Maduro regime. More details of the Governor’s proposal will be made available prior […]

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Obituary for John Frederick Karcher III …………

John Frederick Karcher III, age 33 of Chipley, Florida,  passed from this life on June 29, 2017, in Tennessee. John was born on July 6, 1983, in Deland, Florida to John Frederick Karcher Jr. and Pamela (Field) Karcher. He served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of the Iraq War. He was […]

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Obituary for Charles Wick Eldridge …….

Charles Wick Eldridge, age 45 of Cottondale, FL passed from this life on Monday, July 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born on September 1, 1971 in Chicago, IL. He is a lifelong resident of the Jackson County area and worked as a Truck Driver most of his life. He is preceded in death […]

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Obituary for Mary R. Morris ………..

Mary R. Morris, age 74 of Chipley, FL went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 2, 2017. She was born on September 20, 1942 in Chipley, FL to the late Louis Spooner and Mattie (Morris) Spooner. Mary was a member of Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by […]

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