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Mondays with Pete July 24, 2017 ……….

Good morning; Just a mile or two east of the small (population 200) rural town situated in the vast, open, windy, “big sky” plains of western Oklahoma is the Lochman ranch.  It is a modest spread in terms of size, but has feature not found on many of the larger, arid wheat farms and cattle ranches of […]

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Obituary for Jeffery Allen Hanson ……

Jeffery Allen Hanson, age 68 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born on June 22, 1949 in Chicago, IL to the late Glen Hanson and Marie (Slivka) Hanson. Mr. Hanson has been a resident of Chipley for the past 5 years […]

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AAA: SUMMER TO END WITH HIGHER GAS PRICES
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AAA: SUMMER TO END WITH HIGHER GAS PRICES

TAMPA, Fla., (July 24, 2017) – Gas prices have been on a rollercoaster ride this summer. After rising in the spring, then taking a nosedive last month, pump prices are climbing once again, only to setup for another plunge in the fall. The average price for gasoline in Florida rose 7 cents during the past week, the second-largest weekly […]

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Public invited to Veterans/Military special dedication              ……
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Public invited to Veterans/Military special dedication ……

Aug. 26th at 10 a.m. at 1331 South Boulevard in Chipley.  

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New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks     …..
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New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks …..

Kiersten Wilson has only been on the job at the state parks in Washington and Holmes counties for a few weeks and is already busy working on plans for the OCT. 21st  ‘Rock the Falls’ event being held at Falling Waters State Park.   A native of Western New York,  Wilson knew early on that her […]

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June 2017 Employment & Services figures from Chipola CareerSource          ……..
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June 2017 Employment & Services figures from Chipola CareerSource ……..

Unemployment rates dropping every so slightly.    

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Senator Bill Nelson’s rep coming to Marianna        ……….
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Senator Bill Nelson’s rep coming to Marianna ……….

Wednesday, July 26th.                  Come Visit With Mary Louise Hester, Regional Director U.S. Senator Bill Nelson   This event is open to all residents,  including those with a Federal Issue to discuss.   Wednesday, July 26, 2017  Jackson County Extension Service UF/IFAS Extension Small Conference Room 2741 Penn […]

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Grants Available for Florida Nonprofits ……….

Deadline Reminder: Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Opportunity Available Grants Available for Florida Nonprofits Tallahassee – Volunteer Florida announced a Request for Proposals for grant funding to help nonprofits recruit and retain skills-based volunteers. Volunteer Florida will distribute a total of $286,000 in sub-grant awards of $13,000. Proposals are due August 4, 2017 by 5:00 PM EDT. To see […]

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Global Leadership Conference at RCC  Aug. 10th-11th        ……..
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Global Leadership Conference at RCC Aug. 10th-11th ……..

Register today for the Global Leadership Conference at RCC August 10 – 11, 2017 Whether at church, school, business or home, you are leading people and projects every day. You’re leading in a culture that is constantly changing and redefining itself. Leadership takes perseverance, dedication and a commitment to stretch your mind, expand your heart […]

WILDFLOWER ALERT:  Largeflower Rosegentian          ……..
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WILDFLOWER ALERT: Largeflower Rosegentian ……..

There are a dozen different kinds of Rosegentians (Sabatias) or Marsh pinks that grow here in north Florida; nine of these have pink petals and four have white petals.   Of the four species with five pink petals, this one (Sabatia grandiflora) has the largest flower (larger than a quarter coin). It grows almost totally […]

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