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These nine principles will help you reach the goal of a Florida-Friendly Yard ……..
By March 9, 2017 Read More →

These nine principles will help you reach the goal of a Florida-Friendly Yard ……..

1. Right Plant, Right Place Achieving a healthy, low-maintenance home landscape starts with putting the right plant in the right place. Select plants that match a site’s soil, light, water, and climatic conditions. Buy quality plants that welcome wildlife, consider plant size when you make your purchase, and aim for a diversity of trees, shrubs, […]

Posted in: Gardening, Local News
Facts To Help You Fight Identity Fraud ……..
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Facts To Help You Fight Identity Fraud ……..

(NAPSI)—The 2017 Identity Fraud Study by Javelin Strategy & Research revealed that the number of identity fraud victims increased by 16 percent in the last year, a record high. The study found that despite the efforts of the industry, fraudsters successfully netted 2 million more victims in 2016, with the amount fraudsters took rising by […]

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Obituary for Robert Cecil Toole …….

Robert Cecil Toole, age 73 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was born on July 21, 1943 to the late Thamer and Lilly (Yon) Toole in Graceville, FL. Robert is a lifelong resident of the Graceville and Chipley area. He is preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie […]

Native Florida Fry Bread (Florida Harvest Vegetable Fritters) ……..
By March 8, 2017 Read More →

Native Florida Fry Bread (Florida Harvest Vegetable Fritters) ……..

 Treat your mouth to something good. Ingredients: 1 cup zucchini or yellow squash, seeds removed, chopped fine 1 cup snap beans, diced small 1 cup corn, shucked, kernels removed from cob 1 cup natural flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped fine, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup garbanzo […]

Posted in: Food, Local News
What’s New In Colon Cancer Screening ………..
By March 8, 2017 Read More →

What’s New In Colon Cancer Screening ………..

Although March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, any time is a good time to discuss new developments in colon cancer screening. And there is good news to talk about.     (NAPSI)— Thanks to several important preventive health guidelines updated last year, there is now more access to, and insurance coverage for, a variety of […]

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New Immigration Travel Ban Executive Order ✈ | Congress Reveals New Healthcare Plan 🚑People ……..
By March 7, 2017 Read More →

New Immigration Travel Ban Executive Order ✈ | Congress Reveals New Healthcare Plan 🚑People ……..

 President Trump Signs New Immigration Order For weeks now the White House has said that President Trump would sign a new Executive Order banning travel from certain countries that are deemed to have a higher incidence of terrorist activity. Initially slated to be signed last week, the White House held the Order to take advantage […]

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‘Plow Day’ is all about helping others and having a good time ……
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‘Plow Day’ is all about helping others and having a good time ……

It was ‘Plow Day’ last Saturday at the Jerry Morris farm on Clayton Raod south of Chipley.   by Kathy Foster   There was a great turn out March 4th for one of several ‘Plow Days’ held each year in Washington County.   Area farmers turned out to help friends start preparations for the spring […]

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Photo Highlights from the 2017 Washington County Youth Fair and Farm Bureau Spaghetti Dinner ……..
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Photo Highlights from the 2017 Washington County Youth Fair and Farm Bureau Spaghetti Dinner ……..

There was a great turnout and everyone had a good time.   There was a great turnout and everyone had a good time.    

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Spanish Playhouse kicks off new play with sponsor party ………
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Spanish Playhouse kicks off new play with sponsor party ………

Prior to last Friday night’s performance of ‘Southern Exposure’ the Spanish Trail Playhouse in Chipley welcomed sponsors to a party to thank them for their support for the local live theatre.   Join now and join the fun.        

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CHIPOLA STUDENT NAMED FCS STUDENT OF MONTH …….
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CHIPOLA STUDENT NAMED FCS STUDENT OF MONTH …….

MARIANNA—Chipola College nursing student Brenda Killings of Chipley was recently selected as the Florida College System Chancellor’s Clark Maxwell Student of the Month.   Killings completed Chipola’s Associate Degree Nursing program in 2016 and will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Chipola in May.   As a 50 year-old, she enrolled at […]

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Disease Alert: Citrus Greening and Asian Citrus Psyllids found in the Panhandle ……..
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Disease Alert: Citrus Greening and Asian Citrus Psyllids found in the Panhandle ……..

by Xavier Martini F. Iriarte, X. Martini, M. Paret, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Quincy, and E. Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Franklin Co. Extension Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as Yellow Shoot or Citrus Greening is a devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease is caused by a bacteria named Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. This bacterium […]

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Panama City man arrested on multiple charges in Washington County …….
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Panama City man arrested on multiple charges in Washington County …….

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Panama City man after displaying erratic driving patterns on Hwy 79 at Acy Road located between Vernon and New Hope at approximately 4:00am on Sunday morning. Arrested was Cody J. Evans, 24 years of age, residing at 924 Florida Ave, Panama City, FL. Evans was […]

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Commissioner Putnam Provides Tips to Consumers During National Consumer Protection Week ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–National Consumer Protection Week runs through March 11th, and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is offering tips to help Florida residents and visitors protect themselves from scams. National Consumer Protection Week is a nationwide effort to educate consumers about their rights and how to make well-informed decisions. Last year, the Florida Department […]

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Teachers: Students’ Greatest Resource Remains Scarce ……….
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Teachers: Students’ Greatest Resource Remains Scarce ……….

(NAPSI)—The role of teachers in children’s lives cannot be understated. Beyond children’s parents, their teacher is often the primary adult influencer in their life. Yet, this essential role faces difficult setbacks as schools and districts across the country are tasked with stabilizing the teacher shortage while ensuring new teachers are prepared to meet the needs […]

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Obituary for Wallace Lindsey Williams ………

Mr. Wallace ‘Dub’ Lindsey Williams, age 89, of Bonifay, Florida passed away March 6, 2017. He was born August 7, 1927 in Holmes County Florida to the late Luther Monroe Williams and Hutsie Holland Williams. In addition to his parents, Dub was preceded in death by several siblings, son-in-law, Greg Harrison and a granddaughter, Mia […]

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Crash in Washington County sends one to hospital ………

A bicycle/pick-up truck sends bicyclist to Bay Medical.   The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 61-year-old Caron Gaston of Quebec, Canada was transported to Bay Medical Center after being struck by a pick-up truck Sunday evening in Jackson County.   According to the FHP,  the pick-up truck, driven by 41-year-old Rick S. Hill of […]

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