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August “Outta’ the Woods”        ……..
By August 2, 2016 Read More →

August “Outta’ the Woods” ……..

By Tony Young     Help monitor for CWD; Floridians hunting out of state need to be aware of what they can bring back             The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is looking to hunters to help monitor the state’s deer herd this coming season for chronic wasting disease, or CWD as it’s […]

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What to Look for in a New House This Home Buying Season       …….
By August 2, 2016 Read More →

What to Look for in a New House This Home Buying Season …….

(NewsUSA) – Mortgage rates have remained low, and home prices are stable or rising in most communities. A September 2015 poll by NeighborWorks America discovered that nearly 90 percent of consumers consider home ownership at least somewhat important. Guarantee your home ownership success by following these guidelines from NeighborWorks America: 1. Get professional help. The […]

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Obituary for Phyllis Darlene Nease         ………
By August 2, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Phyllis Darlene Nease ………

Phyllis Darlene Nease, 55 of Alford, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on July 29, 2016 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. Phyllis was born on August 5, 1960 in Montgomery, Alabama to Robert and Pearl (Raborn) Brents. She had lived in the Panhandle of Florida since 2001, coming from Greenville, Tennessee where […]

Posted in: Local News, Obituaries
By August 1, 2016 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Florida Calls on CDC to Activate Emergency Response Team Following Confirmed Mosquito-Borne Transmissions ……..

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 additional people in Florida with the Zika virus who likely contracted it through a mosquito bite. This brings the total number of people with locally transmitted Zika to 14. DOH believes that active transmissions of the […]

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By August 1, 2016 Read More →

Lakeland, Florida man dies in Washington County crash ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 45-year-old Carlos Jose Alomar of Lakeland, Florida died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on State Road 8 Aug. 31st.   According to the FHP, Alomar was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger eastbound on the highway in the outside travel lane when due to a […]

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Protect Gardens From Invasive Pests     ……..
By July 22, 2016 Read More →

Protect Gardens From Invasive Pests ……..

(NAPSI)—Nothing tastes better than fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, invasive pests threaten to devour the crops in our gardens and farms, and the flowers, trees and plants in our landscapes. They are a real threat, costing our nation approximately $120 billion each year. These pests can spread quickly as they come from other countries and […]

Posted in: Gardening, Local News