Said goal is to get community behind redevelopment plans. by Kathy Foster Carol Westmoreland, Executive Director of Florida Redevelopment Association, was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Third Thursday Breakfast hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and explained the redevelopment program which is aimed at eradicating blight in communities around Florida. […]
Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor reports plans for the old Kate M. Smith Elementary School campus in Chipley are progressing with plans to eventually move the school board office to that site. Taylor gave an overview of the plans at a recent School Board meeting and showed an aerial photo of the old […]
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These versatile vegetables are an excellent source of vitamin A and dietary fiber. To demonstrate different ways you can incorporate this seasonal superstar, MyPlate is showcasing five easy recipes with pumpkin as the main ingredient. MyPlate encourages you to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. People who eat more vegetables and fruits as […]
Ingredients: 1 pound Florida strawberries 8 ounces mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated fresh mint leaves for garnish mini chocolate chips, crumbled hard toffee, cupcake sprinkles, crumbled cookie, toasted and crumbled nuts or your favorite topping Directions: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, […]
Chipley, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a public meeting concerning proposed improvements to State Road (S.R.) 388 from S.R. 79 to east of Burnt Mill Creek in Bay County. The meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Woodstock Church, 17495 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, from 5:30 […]
Entertained at recent Scarecrow Festival in Chipley. Local entertainer Rick Kent, Alabama Music Association Instrumental Bluegrass winner and Alabama Music Association Vocalist Horizon winner for 2016 will be competing in the North America Country Music International Competition in March 2017 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We send our best wishes with him.
by Dr. Colleen Logan (NAPSI)—Contrary to previous research that suggested that as students’ popularity increased so did their bullying behavior, many parents may be surprised to learn the results of a recent study from Princeton, Rutgers and Yale Universities. It found that popular kids who publicly stand up against bullying may actually help more than […]
Real Florida Magazine interview with legendary Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight and Jamey Westbrook, candidate for Florida House District 5, in Bozeman, Montana, on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also […]
President Obama Needs to Approve Remaining Florida Counties for Disaster Declaration TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Floridians who have lost jobs as a result of severe storms and flooding during Hurricane Matthew may be entitled to federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance. On October 17, 2016, the federal government approved a limited part […]
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted recent job growth at Herc Rentals, a full-service equipment-rental firm headquartered in Bonita Springs. Since 2014 when they relocated from New Jersey to Bonita Springs, Herc Rentals has created over 300 jobs for families in Florida. The company currently employs more than 450 Floridians. On June […]
Commissioners told county in a good cash flow position. by Kathy Foster Washington County Commissioners learned Wednesday the County Administration staff was able to move forward with several new initiatives in late 2015-16 resulting in $550,000 towards paying down the debt. Commissioners also had the following items pointed out to them in the […]
While the new Washington County Courthouse in Chipley is expected to occupied much earlier, members of the Courthouse Committee announced Thursday that dedication of the facility has been scheduled for Dec. 1st beginning at 9 a.m. with a Flag Raising ceremony, music and tours of the new building. Committee members met Wednesday afternoon for a construction update and […]
Sherry Bass, representing Orange Hill Express, was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Wausau Garden Club and gave club members a glimpse of the various new products being offered to improve gardening efforts in the area. During the business portion of the meeting the following items were discussed: Minutes of the […]
Local Baptist Churches Desire to Make a Difference in Country Oaks Community The West Florida Baptist Association has announced a community meeting at Country Oaks Baptist Church on Sunday, October 23, at 2:30 pm in a desire to work with the community to bring an effective ministry to the Country Oaks church facility. Country […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) received 19 proposals for $825,000 in available funding dedicated to help communities take a “BearWise” approach to reducing human-bear conflicts. The FWC is now moving forward with the process to allocate “BearWise” funding to communities and local governments in bear range. “We’re excited to partner with […]