Congratulations to RMS 7th graders who placed in the annual AMVET Essay Contests. The winners include: Drug Prevention Essay Contest – 1st: Ethan Adkison 2nd: Isaac Berry 3rd: Malachi Leffler National Americanism Essay Contest – 1st: Hannah Hilty 2nd: Lara Fleener Honorable Mention: Tara Baxley Seventh grade language arts teacher is Melissa Whitson
Summer gas prices forecast to be the lowest in more than a decade Motorists found the lowest gas prices on Memorial Day in 11 years. The average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.32 nationwide, $2.25 in Florida, $2.27 in Georgia, and $2.16 in Tennessee. This year’s average prices were 42 cents (US), […]
A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone or severe tropical storm that forms in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. A typical cyclone is accompanied by thunderstorms, and in the Northern Hemisphere, a counterclockwise circulation of winds near the earth’s surface. Information provided by FEMA […]
Book Sale at the Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon from May 31st-June 10th during regular business hours. Stock up on $1 hardcovers or 50 cent paperbacks today! Sam Mitchell Library Hours Monday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call […]
Master Gardeners of Washington County met in member Vickie Rushing’s delightful backyard playhouse last week to conduct business and enjoy a tour of Vicki’s unique garden. Pictured are Master Gardeners outside Vickie’s Playhouse Vicki and her husband Chester, better known as Chet, have used their creative talents in the years since they moved to Finch […]
Chipola students recently selected three employees for Distinguished Service Awards. From left, are: Outgoing Chipola SGA President Caitlyn Carpenter; English professor Amie Myers (faculty); Associate Dean Dr. David Hilton (administrator) and Brooke Mathis (professional).
Fish Free In June You can fish free in state saltwater areas June 4-5. The State’s free fishing days in June for freshwater areas is June 11-12. Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without […]
Classes for adults and kids.
Florida is not just known for its natural beauty, it is also known for it abundance of mosquitoes. by ewestbrook With the mosquito transmitted Zika virus making headline news and the tell tale itchy red bites popping up on our unprotected skin you may be wondering what you can do to protect your […]
1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place $500, and 3rd Place $250.
Over the summer while many of the dorms are empty and students are on mission trips, serving on the church field, or working in camps, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is excited to welcome mission teams and church groups who give of their time, energy, and talent to volunteer on the campus. […]
Good morning; Today is a day of gatherings – in churches, at parks, in cemeteries, on military bases. Many places still call this Decoration Day. It is a day set aside to remember those who have gone on before us. Many will make their way to family reunions in many obscure places that are the […]
Provided by WZEP Radio 1460. A case of Zika virus has been diagnosed in Houston County, according to a press release from the Alabama Public Health Department. That brings to five the number of cases in Alabama. State Health Officer Dr. Tom Miller said, “We will implement enhanced surveillance with these two cases. […]
Provided by WZEP Radio 1460 Circuit Judge Christopher Patterson sentenced a Cottondale man to 25 years in prison Thursday for molesting four little girls. Assistant State Attorney Shalla Jefcoat was prepared to take William Jackson McCullers, 65, to trial for molesting four girls over the course of 11 years. Two of the girls were […]
Don’t forget those who have gone on before us and helped keep this nation great.