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What’s happening at your library this month ……….
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What’s happening at your library this month ……….

  Find something amazing @ your library! Books, movies, programs, and more.   What’s happening @ your library this month! Join us for crafts, computer classes, and crazy fun this month! What’s Your Library Card Worth? Click HERE and Find Out with Our Calculator! Did you know? Did you know that the library now offers […]

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White House Press Daily Brief ………
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White House Press Daily Brief ………

Find out what’s going on. Good morning. Sean Spicer’s Eventful Briefing Press Secretary Sean Spicer has one of the most difficult jobs in Washington D.C., fielding questions from among the smartest and most driven political reporters in the country. Wednesday, however, interspersed with tough questions about the Georgia 6th special election and North Korea, among […]

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CHIPOLA SOFTBALL SWEEPS CONFERENCE AWARDS ……….

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Lady Indians Softball team has 11 players and two coaches on the Panhandle All-Conference team. Outfielder Barbara Woll is Conference Player of the Year. She has a .387 batting average with 45 RBI, 41 stolen bases and 7 homeruns on the year. Right-hander Krystal Goodman (24-0) is the Conference Pitcher of the […]

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Seabreeze Jazz Festival April 19th – 23rd
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Seabreeze Jazz Festival April 19th – 23rd

Saxophonist Kenny G to Headline “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz”   Event Date: April 19th-23rd, 2017 Saxophonist Kenny G to Headline “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz” at Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach, FL An estimated 30,000 fans celebrate “The Good Life” of upbeat contemporary jazz in a sun-filled, talent packed five days of music […]

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Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……
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Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……

Wausau Lodge #39, Free and Accepted Masons, recently recognized two members for their long and dedicated service to the fraternity and community.     Worshipful Master Jackie Wayne Carter (center wearing hat) presented a 60 year member certificate to Franklin “Sonny” Chestnut (left center holding certificate) and a 40 year member certificate to Patrick Wilberding […]

Posted in: Local News, Wausau
Washington County BOCC considering reduction in polling places ……..
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Washington County BOCC considering reduction in polling places ……..

BOCC also approves land use amendment for Chipley water well.   by Kathy Foster   Reduction of the number of polling places in Washington County was one issue up for discussion at Wednesday’s meeting of Board of County Commissioners.  Supervisor of Elections Carol Rudd asked commissioners to look at reducing the number of polling places […]

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LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE ………
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LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE ………

On April 17, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Washington County Deputy Landon Fries entered a business in Vernon where he observed a female who was known to have an outstanding active Washington County warrant. Deputy Fries exited the business where he then waited for the subject.   Upon exiting the establishment, the subject ignored all commands […]

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Vernon Historical Society welcomes visitors ……
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Vernon Historical Society welcomes visitors ……

Museum receives more exhibits.   by Kathy Foster   Announcement of new exhibits come at Vernon Historical Society meeting on Wednesday.  The group  has received two handmade quilts and a coverlet, as well as two wool  cards, that will now be on permanent display at the Historical Society Museum.   The quilts and coverlet were […]

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Kaleidoscope Theatre Prompter ………
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Kaleidoscope Theatre Prompter ………

The Art of Murder opens Friday for three weekends.     The Art of Murder opens Friday for 3 Weekends In a remote estate in the countryside of Connecticut, Jack Brooks (Steve Lewis), one of the most accomplished and eccentric painters of his generation, awaits the imminent arrival of his art dealer, Vincent (Michael Hunter). […]

CHIPOLA STUDENTS LEARN ZOOLOGY ……..
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CHIPOLA STUDENTS LEARN ZOOLOGY ……..

Billy Bailey, Florida Caverns State Park Specialist and Dianna Sue Bryant, Wildlife Rehabilitator, recently lectured to Chipola College environmental science students on the protection and preservation of Florida wildlife, and its importance to biodiversity and ecosystems.   The zoological presentations featured fossils of Loggerhead, Eastern Box and Aquatic turtles, and the Gopher Tortoise. Bird nests, […]

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Commissioner Putnam Seeks Nominations for Woman of the Year in Agriculture ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is now accepting nominations for the 2017 “Woman of the Year in Agriculture” award.   Since 1985, the “Woman of the Year in Agriculture” award has recognized women in all areas of the industry who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture. The deadline for […]

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USDA Provides Food Safety Tips for Kitchen Confidence ……….

WASHINGTON — With spring renewal upon us, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service invites home cooks to gain kitchen confidence by refreshing their perspectives on food safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year approximately 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations […]

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Understanding Head And Neck Cancers ……….
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Understanding Head And Neck Cancers ……….

(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some 42,000 Americans develop head and neck cancers every year. Here’s a look at one of them: Lewis’ Story Lewis was a busy man. He and his wife, Amy, were running an aerobic exercise group in their community and also volunteering throughout the north Florida area. […]

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By April 19, 2017 Read More →

Following Meeting with Governor Scott, President Trump Commits to Fixing the Herbert Hoover Dike ……..

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Governor Rick Scott spoke with President Donald Trump regarding the importance of fixing the federally operated Herbert Hoover Dike. Following their conversation, President Trump committed to fixing the dike. Earlier this week, Governor Scott urged the Florida Senate and Florida House to allocate $200 million in state funds to help fix […]

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Lane Restrictions on State Road 2 April 20th ………
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Lane Restrictions on State Road 2 April 20th ………

Chipley–Traffic on State Road (S.R.) 2, 1.6 miles west of S.R. 79 in Holmes County will encounter lane restrictions from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20 as crews investigate a depression that has formed in the roadway. Drivers are reminded to use caution when traveling through the construction zone and to pay attention […]

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Planning Commission gives amendment for Chipley well ………

Changes land use from Agriculture/Silviculture to Public/Semi-Public.   by Kathy Foster   In a special meeting Tuesday afternoon Washington County’s Planning Commission approved a FLUM Amendment that will allow the City of Chipley to put in a new water well on 2.9 acres on the east side of State Road 77 approximately two miles south […]

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