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Florida Launches App to Connect Job Seekers with Employers ……..

TALLAHASSEE – This week Governor Rick Scott announced the launch of the Employ Florida mobile app, which gives Florida job seekers instant access to thousands of job openings across the state. The Employ Florida mobile app is now available free on Google Play for Android and in the Apple App Store. The app connects job […]

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Pointers for Packing the Perfect Summer Picnic         ……..
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Pointers for Packing the Perfect Summer Picnic ……..

(NewsUSA) – There are a few things that signify summer is in full swing: the sound of an ice cream truck driving down the street, catching lightning bugs on a warm night and outdoor picnics with your favorite fare. Between meal prep and setting up shop, packing the perfect picnic basket may seem like a […]

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League of Women Voters encourages Voters To Take Action        ……..
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League of Women Voters encourages Voters To Take Action ……..

  Primary will be Aug. 30th   Contact: Pamela Goodman President, LWVF pamelasgoodman@gmail.com 561-843-1233 League Encourages Voters to Take Action Countdown: to August 30 Primary Tallahassee, Fla. — “It is critical that all voters take the time now to update their voter information for the August 30 Florida Primary,” said Pamela Goodman, President of the League of Women Voters of Florida. “The League […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE:  Job Security, Higher Income         ……..
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THE IMPORTANCE OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE: Job Security, Higher Income ……..

Two Benefits Of A College Degree, Experts Say (NAPSI)—Whether you’re searching for a new job or moving up in your current career, a number of professions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Most career analysts and experts agree that a bachelor’s degree is a key asset that can offer professionals many advantages. Yet, according […]

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Obituary for Kajauna Lynette Dean       ……
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Obituary for Kajauna Lynette Dean ……

Ms. Kajauna Lynette Dean, 28 of Ebro, Florida, transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 in Panama City, Florida. Being raised in a Christian home, Kajauna accepted Christ as her personal Savior. She was a graduate of the Vernon High School, Class of 2006. Taking her educational goals further […]

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Obituary for Christopher Dewayne Gladney        ……..
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Obituary for Christopher Dewayne Gladney ……..

  Mr. Christopher Dewayne Gladney, 24 of Ponce de Leon, Florida, transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on Thursday, June 2, 2016 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was of the Methodist Faith and a member of the Mt. Olive A.M..E Church of Red Bay, Florida. He was employed by Wal-Mart and was a […]

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By June 7, 2016 Read More →

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DAILY ZIKA UPDATE: FIVE NEW TRAVEL-RELATED CASES TODAY …….

Tallahassee, Fla.—In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue a Zika virus update each week day. There are five new travel related cases today including one in Escambia, one in Hillsborough, one in Osceola, one in Palm […]

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Commerce Department Establishes New Foreign Direct Investment Advisory Council, Appoints Inaugural Members ……..

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 19 private and public sector leaders to the newly established U.S. Investment Advisory Council (IAC). IAC members — representing U.S. companies, entities, and organizations with missions or activities that include the promotion or facilitation of foreign direct investment (FDI) — will serve as a […]

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News from the Department of Homeland Security       …….
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News from the Department of Homeland Security …….

    June 7, 2016 Frustrated Travelers: Rethinking TSA Operations to Improve Passenger Screening and Address Threats to Aviation Almost a year ago, I testified before this Committee at a hearing on TSA’s programs and operations. During that hearing, I testified that “we remain deeply concerned about its ability to execute its important mission.” I […]

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Vernon Council recognizes “Yellow Jackets” Weightlifting Team          ……..
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Vernon Council recognizes “Yellow Jackets” Weightlifting Team ……..

by Kathy Foster   Vernon High School’s weightlifting team took center stage at the June 6th Vernon City Council Workshop with family, friends and school system officials on hand to offer their congratulations to team members Christian Alderman, Ryan Malloy, Damion Stephens and Jon Shae Works.   Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor, along with […]

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