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Falling Waters Golfers will gather April 27th ………

What: A fun golf outing at Sunny Hills Golf Course, Thursday, April 27, check in 8:00 a.m. to 8:45, start 9:00 a.m.   Why: Several of the old guy’s were talking recently and a consensus evolved to “let’s have a reunion game”.   Who: Anyone who played the “old course’ at Falling Waters Country Club. […]

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

“Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order   Good morning. “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order President Donald Trump traveled to Wisconsin on Tuesday where he visited the Snap-On Tools company. The President made remarks and signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order. The Order aims to support American workers by directing federal agencies to […]

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CTST looking at funding sources ………

Washington County’s Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) learned this week that their school zones project for Kirkland Road is ranked No. 2 in the area which means it should receive funding through the State.   Advancement in the funding process means the county should receive an estimated $637,000 to standardize the school zones and sidewalks […]

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LMS Committee looking for grant funding for Health Department generator ……..

Washington County’s Local Mitigation Strategy met April 18th and agreed procuring a generator for the Washington County Health Department is a priority.   Committee members made it clear at Tuesday’s meeting that the generator issue was climbing quickly on the list of items needed to keep the Health Department operating properly and has been on […]

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Senior Expo draws major crowd ………
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Senior Expo draws major crowd ………

There was an excellent turnout Tuesday at the Ag Center in Chipley as the Washington County Council on Aging hosted a Senior Expo to give area seniors an opportunity to view products and learn about options to make their lives easier.   Photo Highlights of the COA Expo:  

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CONSUMER APPETITE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES RIVALS PICKUPS ………
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CONSUMER APPETITE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES RIVALS PICKUPS ………

AAA unveils top electric, hybrid and fuel-efficient vehicles TAMPA, Fla.  — A new AAA study reveals that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains high, showing that more than 30 million Americans are likely to buy an electric vehicle for their next car. In fact, the number of Americans interested in an electric vehicle approaches the number […]

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Open House May 20th at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City …….
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Open House May 20th at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City …….

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is hosting “Open House 2017” on Thursday, April 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Advanced Technology Center at the Panama City Campus. The Open House provides an opportunity for local high school students (any grade level) and members of the community to experience all that […]

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CHIPOLA HOSTS MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM ………
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CHIPOLA HOSTS MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM ………

Chipola College was the site of a recent Mental Health Awareness Symposium.   Pictured from left, are: Cassidy Odom, Chloe Gilbert, Jessica Thomas, Dr. Willie Spires, Shanna Carpenter, Amanda Harris, Crystal Bennett, Trisha Pearce (Life Management).   Chipola psychology students gave talks on various kinds of mental health issues. Information was shared about various mental […]

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6th Annual Beekeeping Workshop & Tradeshow! April 21 & 22 in Chipley ……….

UF/IFAS Beekeeping in the Panhandle.      The 6th Annual Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop and Trade Show is fast approaching! The Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 2017 Beekeeper’s Workshop & Trade show on April 21st and 22nd at the Washington County Agriculture Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL […]

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What Millennials Ought To Know ………
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What Millennials Ought To Know ………

(NAPSI)—If you are—or care about—a millennial, someone between the ages of 18 and 35, here’s something you may care to consider:     Many millennial men—those age 26 and under—must register with the Selective Service. This applies to those native born and immigrants alike, regardless of status. What You Can Lose Failure to register is […]

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Obituary for Cynthia Gale Carnley ………
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Obituary for Cynthia Gale Carnley ………

Mrs. Cynthia Gale Carnley, age 59, of Bonifay, Florida passed away April 17, 2017 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. She was born July 24, 1957 in Hampton, Virginia and was preceded in death by her father, Donald Kelley McCoy and mother, Janet Marie Scott Wicker. Cynthia is survived by her daughter, Christina […]

Gov. Scott Requests $100 Million for VISIT FLORIDA ………..
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Gov. Scott Requests $100 Million for VISIT FLORIDA ………..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, after meeting with tourism leaders from across the state, Governor Rick Scott urged the Florida Legislature to fully fund VISIT FLORIDA at $100 million. WATCH: Remarks by Governor Scott WATCH: Remarks by Mark Wilson, President and CEO of Florida Chamber of Commerce WATCH: Remarks by Russell Daws, President and CEO of […]

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Dr. Dunn to Introduce SEAT Act …………

Legislation Will Prevent Airlines From Removing Seated Passengers From Aircraft WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) today announced he is introducing the Secure Equity in Airline Transportation (SEAT) Act, legislation to prevent airlines from bumping passengers off an over-booked flight if the passenger has already boarded. The legislation requires the Secretary of Transportation to […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club presents checks to Relay For Life, VES and CHS Project Graduation …….
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Chipley Kiwanis Club presents checks to Relay For Life, VES and CHS Project Graduation …….

Kiwanis Thought For The Day:  Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.           Chipley Kiwanis Club President Michelle Jordan urged members and public to attend the May 5th Relay For Life activities set for Pal’s […]

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Watson eyes third time lucky in Shenzhen …………
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Watson eyes third time lucky in Shenzhen …………

Tournament: Shenzhen International Venue: Genzon Golf Club Prize fund: $2,800,000  Hashtag: #ShenzhenIntl Tournament preview Two-time Major Champion Bubba Watson has returned to the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club in search of his second European Tour title in China. The World Number 22, who won the 2014 WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, tied for 29th in […]

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50 Florida Schools Awarded HealthierUS School Challenge Designation in March ………

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that 50 more Florida schools earned HealthierUS School Challenge designations during March, bringing the current total of Florida’s HUSSC schools to 280. Under Commissioner Putnam’s leadership, the number of certified HUSSC schools has increased from 27 schools in 2012, when the Florida Department of […]

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