Mondays with Pete March 30, 2015 ……….

Good morning; What a day it had been. Excitement, anxiety, joy, sorrow, intensity, motivation and dread filled every moment. Only one truly knew the ultimate outcome. His face was set on the goal. Determination wrinkled his brow. Intensity could be seen in his eyes but if you looked deeper you could see a hint of […]

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Governor Rick Scott and Florida Cabinet Issue Resolution Recognizing Vietnam Veterans Day …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet issued the following resolution recognizing Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Governor Rick Scott said, “Our state is home to more than 515,000 Vietnam era veterans whose courageous service has protected the freedoms we enjoy today. […]

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AAA: MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT PUSHES FL PUMP PRICES HIGHER ……….

AAA: MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT PUSHES FL PUMP PRICES HIGHER ……….

TAMPA, Fla. — Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Libya caused oil prices to briefly spike last week, and Florida gas prices responded in kind. The average price for a gallon of gasoline rose 10 cents in Florida, but is about the same in Georgia and Tennessee.  Web Tools Daily Gas Prices Fuel Price Finder Top […]

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Nighttime Traffic Pacing Planned for Interstate 10 ……..

Chipley, FL – Drivers will encounter traffic pacing on Interstate 10 (I-10) between Okaloosa and Washington counties Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Florida Highway Patrol officers will temporarily slow traffic on the interstate to allow crews to place large, overhead dynamic message signs. The traffic pacing is […]

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BikeFlorida makes donation to Washington County Historical Society ……

BikeFlorida makes donation to Washington County Historical Society ……

Park Ranger Scott Sweeney,  Falling Water State Park,  stopped by the Washington County Historical Society Museum last Friday to present to $300.00 check to Dorothy Odom,  Historical Society president.  A donation from the BikeFlorida group that visited the county last week.  Sweeney said the group appreciated their warm reception in the county and the opportunity […]

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Join the run of Flea Across Florida — T&B Hidden Treasures offering free booth space to schools, churches and civic organizations …….

Join the run of Flea Across Florida — T&B Hidden Treasures offering free booth space to schools, churches and civic organizations …….

T & B Hidden Treasures owners are giving local church and school groups, along with  civic organizations the opportunity to set up booths in their parking lot free of charge during the April 10th 11th Flea Across Florida event that is coming through Chipley along Hwy 90.   Others wanting to set up tables and […]

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CHS student to sign Volleyball Scholarship April 2nd ….

Kyli Miner from Chipley High School, will sign her Volleyball scholarship to Jefferson Davis Community College, Brewton, AL. Family and Friends are invited to join the signing and reception in the Chipley High School cafeteria on Thursday April 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

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FWC conservation measures in place for unique American eels ……….

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in support of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, has new conservation measures for American eels.   Staff from the FWC proposed the changes at the September 2014 Commission meeting, which the commissioners subsequently approved for implementation.   “This amendment brings Florida into compliance with the interstate […]

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Florida Preschoolers Make Gains Toward Healthier Weights …………

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health and Healthiest Weight Florida join the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Department of Education in celebrating a 7.1 percent decline in obesity rates among preschool children from disadvantaged families. “For our low-income families it is often more difficult to practice healthy habits. These results affirm […]

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Reading Aloud to Children ……..

Reading Aloud to Children ……..

March is National Reading Awareness Month, so there’s no better time to learn the benefits of reading to children. In fact, parents should start reading aloud to children before they’re even born. Reading aloud to children is the best way to prepare them for reading and learning.   Review the list below to become familiar […]

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Some planting tips ……

Some planting tips ……

Since March marks the beginning of spring, growers from north to south Florida can plant warm-season veggies and herbs. Take advantage of the weather by following these gardening suggestions based on Florida’s climate zones. You can find your region using the gardening region map.   North Florida Annuals: While cool-season annuals, such as dianthus, will […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment: What Baby Boomers Need To Know ……

Medicare Open Enrollment: What Baby Boomers Need To Know ……

(NAPSI)—Don’t look now, but the baby boomers are starting to retire. Between 8,000 and 10,000 of them will turn 65 each day for the next 15 years. As more and more Americans near this milestone age, important decisions about when to retire and when to sign up for Medicare benefits will be on the minds […]

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Letter to the Editor from Karen Schoen …..

Everything is Connected! How many time have we said, those who do not know history are doomed to repeat its failures. Yet we continue to allow schools to eliminate history. Why? (MONEY – POWER – CONTROL) Everything old is new again. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Everything is connected. The writers of […]

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Simmons celebrate birthday bash on the creek bank in Vernon ……….

Simmons celebrate birthday bash on the creek bank in Vernon ……….

And, there was a crowd on hand to enjoy the day.    

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Shooting In Bay County ……..

Courtesy of WZEP   Area and national media has been reporting on the spring break activities in our area. Local businessman and owner of D-Train Security, Don Graham, worked with Fox News providing protection for a reporter and camera crew. Graham also appeared on a panel discussion on the Hannity Show. Now some of the […]

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Wausau welcomes in Easter season with a parade and party ………

Wausau welcomes in Easter season with a parade and party ………

Photo highlights of Wausau’s parade and party.        

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