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BCF Holds Annual Olympics ………
By September 23, 2017 Read More →

BCF Holds Annual Olympics ………

Students poured out of the dorms waving their team flags with pride as they lined up around the flag poles, eagerly awaiting the start of the 5th Annual BCF Olympics. Each year, the Olympics at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is one of the most exciting events on campus and this year’s […]

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Lineup announced for 30A Songwriters Festival …….
By September 23, 2017 Read More →

Lineup announced for 30A Songwriters Festival …….

January 12-15, 2018  along Florida’s Scenic 30A.  This event will feature 175 songwriters and over 225 performances at more than 25 venues in South Walton County.     EMMYLOU HARRIS, STEVE EARLE, THE ZOMBIES, PATTY GRIFFIN, LEE ANN WOMACK, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS, EMILY SALIERS (OF INDIGO GIRLS), SHAWN MULLINS, CHARLES KELLEY (OF LADY ANTEBELLUM) SLATED […]

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Prep Your Home For Fall ……..
By September 23, 2017 Read More →

Prep Your Home For Fall ……..

(NAPSI)—As the days get shorter and the kids go back to school, prepare for the cooler weather by getting organized and completing basic maintenance. You’ll save money, time and space!   Keep It Moving After heavy summer use, clean out gunk from sliding glass door tracks. Then apply WD-40® Multi-Use Product, available in an easy-to-store […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

EPA Hurricane Maria Update for September 22, 2017 ……..

WASHINGTON (September 22, 2017) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to coordinate closely with federal, commonwealth, territory and local partners as the Agency responds to the impact of Hurricane Maria. EPA is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its assistance to the governments of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. EPA […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Benjamin Haywood Norris ……..

Mr. Benjamin ‘Ben’ Haywood Norris, age 96, of Bonifay, Florida passed away September 21, 2017 at his home. He was born August 29, 1921 in Hartford, Alabama to the late Cuthbert Eli Norris and Vassie Elizabeth Wood Norris. In addition to his parents, Mr. Norris was preceded in death by his wife, Francis Marie Norris, […]

Posted in: Obituaries
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

League calls on Sec. Detzner to Remedy OVR Concerns

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The League of Women Voters of Florida sent the attached letter to Secretary of State Ken Detzner regarding concerns raised about the implementation of online voter registration (OVR) scheduled for October 1, 2017. As of this release, LWV Florida has yet to hear from the Secretary’s office. Among the chief concerns, the […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott expands License-Free Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing to include Florida Utility Workers

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he has expanded the license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing offer made to Florida’s law enforcement and first responders to include utility workers. At the Governor’s direction, utility workers will now be able to enjoy license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing beginning today through June 30, 2018. The Florida […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF ……….

The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers.  You may be wondering, “Am I affected?” and, if so, “What should I do now?” First, find out if your information was exposed at […]

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Wildflower Alert: Mistflower ………
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Wildflower Alert: Mistflower ………

In late summer through fall, you may see this blue wildflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) blooming along the wet edges of roads in our area.   It is in the composite family and the bloom consists of many small tubular flowers in numerous blossom heads.   These plants spread easily and can form large colonies.   The […]

Posted in: Gardening
Stolen firearm recovered during traffic stop ……..
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Stolen firearm recovered during traffic stop ……..

(Chipley, FL; September 22, 2017) – A patrol of the Bonnett Pond Road area led to an arrest of a Greenwood man after a stolen weapon was located during a traffic stop. Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Bonnet Pond Road and Pioneer Road yesterday afternoon. During the […]

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