CBP Air and Marine Agent Assists 4 Injured in Coastal Emergency ………

CBP Air and Marine Agent Assists 4 Injured in Coastal Emergency ………

April 27, 2015 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine Emergency Medical Service (AMEMS) member assisted four swimmers that were swept into rocks last Friday in a beach in the northern coast of the island. A CBP EMT administers an an intravenous serum to the […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES REACH 4-MONTH HIGH ……..

AAA: GAS PRICES REACH 4-MONTH HIGH ……..

The national average surpasses $2.50 for the first time in 127 days TAMPA, Fla. — For the first time in 127 days, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline exceeded $2.50 per gallon on Friday. Sunday’s price of $2.53 per gallon represents an increase of 8 cents per gallon in comparison to last Sunday, […]

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Spring Time is Just Right for Controlling Aquatic Weeds ……

Spring Time is Just Right for Controlling Aquatic Weeds ……

By Mark Mauldin, UF/IFAS Washington County Extension   Similar to Goldilocks’ porridge, water temperature doesn’t need to be too hot or too cold, it needs to be just right for using aquatic herbicides (70 – 80 degrees F). Here in Florida these optimum water temperatures occur in the spring. Water temperature largely regulates the growth […]

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Miss Firecracker Pageant June 20th at Vernon Community Center

The program starts at 1 p.m. The City of Vernon is proud to announce the annual Ms. Laura Brewers Firecracker Pageant at Vernon Community Center Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:00 pm (sign in will begin at 11:00 am) Categories Titles Awards Birth to Walking (must be held) Baby Miss Embroidered Bib, Round Crown and Trophy […]

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Routine Maintenance Work on State Road 2 ……

Routine Maintenance Work on State Road 2 ……

Chipley – Traffic on State Road (S.R.) 2 from S.R. 79 to the Jackson County line in Holmes County will encounter intermittent lane restrictions beginning Monday, April 27 and continuing through the end of May 2015 as crews perform routine maintenance along the roadway. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 3:30 […]

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Washington County School Board sets April 27th workshop to discuss uniforms …….

Washington County School Board sets April 27th workshop to discuss uniforms …….

Workshop will be held at District office in Chipley at 3 p.m.   by Kathy Foster   Student presentations led off School Board’s April 13th meeting.      Chipley High School Band and Color Guard students were congratulated for their achievements.      These students were winner at the Chipola Language and Literature Festival     […]

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Agenda for May 4th Washington County Planning Commission Meeting ……

WASHINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley Fl 32428 Phone: (850) 415-5093 * Fax: (850) 638-6304 Website: www.washingtonfl.com AGENDA May 4, 2015 5:00 P.M NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATION MEETING (NIM) – 1447 Main Street, Chipley, FL. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. OVERVIEW OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATION MEETIING PROCEEDINGS BY WASHINGTON COUNTY SENIOR […]

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‘Art In The Park’ May 2nd at Sunland Environmental Park ……..

‘Art In The Park’ May 2nd at Sunland Environmental Park ……..

Everyone is invited to attend.    

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STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE ……..

STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE ……..

MARIANNA—Original works of art by Chipola College students are on display in the gallery of the Violet McLendon Fine Arts Building through April 30th.   The exhibit will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists are students from Kelly Boehmer’s and Chuck Carbia’s art classes. The show depicts a wide […]

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Temporary Exportation of Firearms ……..

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to follow the long standing practice of issuing and certifying a Certificate of Registration (CBP Form 4457) to ensure that no traveler attempting to legally take their firearm out of the country experiences significant delays or incurs additional cost due to the implementation of a new regulation […]

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WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATION BEFORE TRAVELING ABROAD …….

TALLAHASSEE—Today begins World Immunization Week 2015 (April 24–30), and the Florida Department of Health is proud to join the rest of the world in promoting better vaccination rates. This awareness week is also a time to recognize the importance of proper vaccinations before travel to other countries. “Routine immunizations are instrumental for keeping children, families […]

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(NAPSI)—A few simple steps can help reduce the risk that your loved ones will be injured in your house. 1. Be sure your home is adequately protected by smoke alarms. Smoke alarms should be installed in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home. For the best protection, smoke alarms […]

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Obituary for Hulen Alfred Simmons, Jr. …….

Hulen Alfred “Al” Simmons Jr., 83, of Panama City, Florida, passed April 24, 2015. He was born May 2, 1931 in Caryville, Florida to Hulen Alfred Simmons Sr. and Jessie Jewell Simmons. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He volunteered his time visiting nursing homes and veteran’s […]

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Agenda for Vernon City Council meeting on April 27th ……

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Vernon City Hall.     COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA CITY OF VERNON April 27, 2015 7:00 p.m. INVOCATION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE CONSENT AGENDA 1. APPROVE MINUTES 2. APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE BILLS MAYOR’S REPORT ATTORNEYS REPORT CLERK’S REPORT FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT RECREATION REPORT PUBLIC WORKS REPORT OLD […]

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Preservation of Key Lands within the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest announced ……

Land and Water Conservation Fund Secures View from Virginia’s Spy Rock, One of the Most Scenic Overlooks along the Appalachian Trail NELSON COUNTY, Va.   ….    United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Arthur “Butch” Blazer joined representatives of The Conservation Fund and the U.S. Forest Service recently to celebrate the protection of […]

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BCF Students at TEAMeffort ……..

BCF Students at TEAMeffort ……..

During the summer, students at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville participate in a multitude of activities involving areas of ministry, service, and missions. While taking a break from the actual classroom environment, many BCF students put into practice some of the training and education they have received throughout the semester through internships […]

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