Intermittent Daytime Lane Closures Planned for Interstate 10 …….

Construction crews are installing foundations and support poles along Interstate 10 (I-10) for a new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Drivers will encounter intermittent right lane closures on sections of I-10 east and westbound, between mile marker 122 (two miles east of State Road 77) in Washington County and U.S. 331 (Exit 85) in Walton County, […]

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Election in Wausau on Dec. 9th …..

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 a general election will be held in the Town of Wausau at the Wausau Town Hall, 1607 Second Avenue Wausau, Florida. Polls will be open from 7:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Absentee Ballots can be requested from The Town Hall. Candidates qualified to run for office are: Incumbent DallasCarter, Incumbent Roger […]

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CHIPOLA AUTO INSTRUCTOR TO HOST NATIONAL TV SHOW …….

CHIPOLA AUTO INSTRUCTOR TO HOST NATIONAL TV SHOW …….

MARIANNA — Chipola College Automotive instructor John Gardner has signed on as the host of a new television show, “Tech Garage,” presented by Advance Auto Parts and airing on Discovery’s Velocity Channel beginning in January 2015.   Tech Garage is an automotive how-to show focusing on theory, operation and diagnostics of vehicle systems. The series […]

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Florida retail sales outpace the nation ……..

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Florida retailers are expected to exceed 2013 holiday sales this year, according to an Economic Commentary from the independent, nonpartisan Florida TaxWatch; however, increased consumer spending may not benefit Florida retailers like it should due to a tax loophole.   “Florida’s retail industry is alive and well, producing more jobs and bolstering […]

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Snook harvest seasonal closure in Gulf starts Dec. 1st ……

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, and will remain closed through Feb. 28, 2015, reopening to harvest March 1, 2015. Snook can continue to be caught and released during the closed season. This and other regular season closures are […]

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CHIPOLA APPRECIATION CLUB OFFERS CREDIT CARD PAYMENT …..

The Chipola Appreciation Club now offers credit card payment. Credit card payment is available at the ChipolaAthletics.com website.   Supporters simply visit the website and complete the membership form. Once the payment is processed, membership tickets and an athletic schedule will be mailed to the member.   Chipola fans also have the option of joining […]

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What’s new for Healthiest Weight Florida? ……..

Maintain, Don’t Gain     ……   The Florida Department of Health is teaming up with North Carolina State University to offer the Maintain, Don’t Gain! Holiday Challenge. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain your weight throughout the holiday […]

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Florida TaxWatch Calls for Immediate Telehealth Implementation ……

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Florida lawmakers need to act quickly to connect patients with higher quality, timely care by using telehealth to bring the state’s health policies into the 21st century, according to recommendations from the latest Florida TaxWatch research report. The nonpartisan report, Time For Telehealth, notes that policymakers should immediately pursue incremental adoption of […]

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Washington County P&Z agenda for December 2nd ………

WASHINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley Fl 32428 Phone: (850) 415-5093 * Fax: (850) 638-6304 Website: www.washingtonfl.com   AGENDA December 2, 2014 5:00 P.M   REGULAR MEETING 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL   COMMISSIONERS: STAFF IN ATTENDANCE: DISTRICT 1 – Roger Hagan County Planner – Michael J. […]

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New Campaign To Arm Investors Against Fraud ……

(NAPSI)—While it’s common for savvy investors to research an investment before they pour money into it, in many cases, those same investors don’t examine the background of the financial professional to whom they are giving their money. Unfortunately, this can leave them vulnerable to fraud.   That’s the word from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading […]

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Obituary for Holden Toole …..

Holden Toole, 22 of Cottondale, Florida,  went home to be with the Lord on November 25, 2014 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. Holden was born in Pensacola, Florida on May 12, 1992 to Maggie F. Ellis. His favorite movie was Pinocchio and he loved his stuffed Pluto. He was preceded in death by […]

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Obituary for Virginia G. McCullers ……

Virginia G. McCullers, age 83 of Cottondale, Florida, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 in the Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. Virginia was born September 23, 1931 in Malabar, Florida to the late Jesse W. and Lucy H. (Owens) Redding. In addition to being a homemaker, Virginia had worked as an assembly worker […]

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Obituary for Betty Sue Purvis ….

Mrs. Betty Sue Purvis, age 76, of Harford, Alabama passed away November 25, 2014 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. She was born July 16, 1938 in Westville, Florida to the late Angus and Ada Brannon. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Purvis was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Purvis. Mrs. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from our family to you …..

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to you …..

  Fosterfollynews wishes every one a very Happy Thanksgiving !!          

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Kiwanis Club Luncheon Program: The Native American Thanksgiving ……

Kiwanis Club Luncheon Program: The Native American Thanksgiving ……

The Chipley Kiwanis Club met for its weekly luncheon at Pattillo’s Restaurant at the Panhandle Technical College on Tuesday. Lunch was provided by the staff of the Panhandle Technical College. Every week is an opportunity to coordinate community service efforts and learn something new through the diverse and interesting programs. Tuesday’s program was R.D. Easterling […]

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AAA: 1 IN 7 HOLIDAY SHOPPERS PLAN TO SPEND MORE ON GIFTS THIS YEAR …….

TAMPA, Fla.  — Retailers are preparing for a busy holiday shopping season as ninety-one percent of consumers plan on purchasing gifts this year, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Holiday Shopping survey. Nearly one in three shoppers (28%) will wait until the final two weeks of November to purchase their gifts. Twenty-four percent of people began their holiday shopping before […]

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