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Congressman Dunn’s Statement on President Trump’s Afghanistan Announcement ……….

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Afghanistan Announcement: “President Trump was clear: new strategy, new goals. We will win. Our new goal: to kill our enemies. We will give our troops the tools and rules to win. We fight for America and to keep us […]

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It was all about learning ……….
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

It was all about learning ……….

Students at Vernon Elementary School benefited Monday from a grant awarded the Washington County Library System.   by Kathy Foster   2nd – 5th graders at the Vernon Elementary School had the opportunity Monday to fully experience the solar eclipse due to grant funding that allowed the county’s library system to provide the special glasses […]

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Westville man arrested on drug charges ……….
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Westville man arrested on drug charges ……….

Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports a drug arrest following a traffic stop just after midnight on August 19.   A WCSO deputy conducted a traffic stop after observing a truck traveling on Wrights Creek Road with faulty equipment. As the deputy approached the driver, he immediately noticed behaviors and movements that were indicative of a […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott Appoints Jim Dean to Chipola College District Board of Trustees ………….

Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of James “Jim” Dean to Chipola College District Board of Trustees. Dean, 58, of Marianna, is the City Manager of Marianna and previously served in the United States Marine Corps. Dean received his bachelor’s degree from Florida A & M University and his master’s degree from Webster University. […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Tickets on Sale for ‘George M. Cohan Tonight!’

Tickets are now on sale for George M. Cohan Tonight! This one man show starring Kevin Russell and directed by Mil Cox will take the stage September 9-10 at the Spanish Trail Playhouse (680 2nd Street, Chipley).   George M. Cohan Tonight! is a 2006 musical, conceived, written and arranged by Chip Deffaa, with music […]

By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Bill unveiled to support marine manufacturing jobs ……….

Marine Manufacturing Supports More Than 3,000 Jobs, 400 Companies in 18thDistrict   West Palm Beach, Fla. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) recently announced the introduction of the Maritime Industries Relief Act.  As Congress begins to consider comprehensive tax reform, this tax relief bill will help support 18th District jobs and the local maritime economy.   “This is a […]

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Winter Annual Forage Seed Costs: What is the Best Deal? ………..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Winter Annual Forage Seed Costs: What is the Best Deal? ………..

Even with significantly higher seed prices in 2017, ryegrass still provides an excellent return on investment for winter grazing in the Southeast.     by admin Photo credit: Doug Mayo Source:  UGA Forage Extension Team Adam Speir, UGA Madison County Extension Director, and Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA State Forage Extension Specialist If you haven’t priced annual ryegrass […]

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Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices ……..
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices ……..

Prior to this week’s USDA crop production estimates, the 2017 U.S. cotton crop was projected at 19 million bales.   by admin     There seemed to be a general consensus, given the crop conditions in parts of Texas, that the crop would not get bigger with this week’s report.  There was some belief that the […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added More Than 3,000 New Jobs Over the Year ………..

PENSACOLA, Fla. —  Governor Rick Scott recently announced that the Pensacola area added 3,100 new private-sector jobs in the last year. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from a year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 26,300 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at the lowest rate since […]

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By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Deacon Alphonso M. White ………

Deacon Alphonso M. “Buddy” White, age 99, of Jacob City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Washington County Health And Rehabilitation Center in Chipley, Florida. He was a native of Jackson County, Florida and a member of Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City, Florida. […]

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