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Obituary for Mary M. Smith …….

Mary M. Smith, age 94, passed from this life on February 5, 2017 at her residence. Mary was born on May 16, 1922 in Leonia, Florida to the late Daniel Thomas McKinna and Francis (Spears) McKinna. She attended Leonia Baptist Church. She was preceded in by her parents; husband: James E. Smith; three brothers: William […]

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Obituary for Lillie Mae Lenoir ……..

Mrs. Lillie Mae Lenoir, age 90, of Ebro, Florida passed away February 6, 2017 at her home. She was born May 19, 1926 in West Bay, Florida to the late Lenox Sunday and Savannah Qualls Sunday. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Raymond Holley and Allen Lenoir. Lillie […]

Chipley, Florida High School Lady Tigers Prepare For Preseason Double-Header Opener Against Vernon High School
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Chipley, Florida High School Lady Tigers Prepare For Preseason Double-Header Opener Against Vernon High School

Monday, February 6, 2017 saw practice for the Chipley, Florida High School Lady Tigers Softball Team on the Chipley campus, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. Led by Coach Sacher Dickson, the girls are preparing for the preseason opener, a double-header against the […]

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Mondays with Pete: February 6, 2017

Worn out from a long day, he let the church door clunk shut behind him as he headed for his car. It didn’t sound like it completely shut so he returned and gave the door handle a good tug to be sure it was secure. The dark evening air was pleasantly crisp but not cold. […]

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Washington County Sheriff’s Department solves multi-burglary investigation …….

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the successful results of a multi-burglary investigation. The end results of these investigations are a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication on the personnel assigned to these cases. An arrest was made and a large amount of stolen property was recovered. There are multiple suspects still at […]

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Shooting overnight in DeFuniak Springs

One arrested in connection with incident   Courtesy of WZEP Radio 1460   DeFuniak Springs Police responded to a shooting at the Oakdale Gardens Apartments on north 1st Street late Sunday night.   Initial reports were that the gunman was barricaded in an apartment. Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and investigators took a 39-year-old man […]

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NEW SCAM: If Caller Asks “Can You Hear Me?,” Just Hang Up ……..

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an old scam with a new twist. The “Can You Hear Me?” scam has long been used to coerce businesses into purchasing office supplies and directory ads they never actually ordered, but now it’s targeting individual consumers, as well.   For the last few days of January, […]

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Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Vows To Fight Steube’s Dangerous Gun Proposals …….

  The Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence strongly opposes a flurry of proposed gun legislation filed by state Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota. The sheer breadth of his call to allow citizens to arm themselves in public, including at schools and airports, would extend legal gun carry opportunities to unprecedented levels in the state of […]

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Junior Achievement Reaches 100 Million Student Milestone ……..
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Junior Achievement Reaches 100 Million Student Milestone ……..

(NAPSI)—Were you in Junior Achievement? Since its inception in 1919, Junior Achievement (JA) has helped inspire more than 100 million young people with its programs focused on entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness. Now, JA is hoping to engage these former students, today’s JA Alumni, as volunteers to inspire and prepare today’s young people for […]

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Eighth Annual Chipley Bridal Expo Draws Visitors to Washington County Ag Center on February 5
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Eighth Annual Chipley Bridal Expo Draws Visitors to Washington County Ag Center on February 5

Future brides, accompanied by mothers, fiancees and family members, congregated in the Washington County Ag Center in Downtown Chipley, Florida on Sunday, February 5, 2017 for the Eighth Annual Bridal Expo. The totally free event featured photographers and wedding planners, caterers and wedding dresses, as well as purveyors of other special event and specialty items, […]

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MOTORISTS CONTINUE TO SEE SLOW DECLINES AT THE PUMP ……..
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MOTORISTS CONTINUE TO SEE SLOW DECLINES AT THE PUMP ……..

Domestic oil production keeps downward pressure on gasoline prices TAMPA, Fla. (February 5, 2017) — Motorists continue to see a slow decline in prices at the pump this week. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.272 per gallon, which is fractions of a penny less than one week ago, nine cents less than one month ago and 51 cents […]

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CHS Student Council Sponsors “Month of Gratitude” for Deployed Troops
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CHS Student Council Sponsors “Month of Gratitude” for Deployed Troops

The Chipley High School Student Council sponsored a “Month of Gratitude” care package drive for deployed troops during November, 2016. Combined, all classes donated 4, 059 items to help create care packages. The Sophomore Class donated 62 items; the Junior Class donated 249 items; the Freshman Class donated 1, 636 items; and the Senior Class […]

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GCSC hosts screening of award-winning film ‘Screenagers’ ……..

~~ The film tackles the subject of teenagers’ increasing issues with mobile devices, screen time and internet addiction ~~   Panama City, FL – The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College, in partnership with Girls, Inc. and Alignment Bay County, is hosting a free showing of the award-winning film Screenagers. In […]

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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing ……….
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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing ……….

5,ooo doses of heroin seized. More than 5,000 doses of heroin were seized in Hernando County this week before they could poison and kill Floridians. This massive heroin bust is just one example of how severe the opioid crisis has become—and I was honored to join Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis and his deputies to […]

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GCSC hosts “Building a Career with a Degree in Psychology: Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Beyond” …..

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is hosting a community forum called “Building a Career with a Degree in Psychology: Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Beyond.”   The forum will include speakers Dr. Melanie Pelton, GCSC psychology professor, and Dr. Tyler Towne, FSU PC psychology professor, who will provide unique insight to those looking to […]

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U.S. Cattle Herd still Expanding
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U.S. Cattle Herd still Expanding

 by Doug Mayo Source: USDA NASS January 31, 2017 Cattle Summary The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their January cattle inventory report on January 31st.  For the beef cattle industry this is the annual supply report card. The total number of cattle and calves rose 2% from 91.9 million head on January 1, 2016 […]

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