On May 27, 2015 Fairah Stephens returned home and is with her parents after being reported missing on April 6, 2015. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all the citizens of Jackson County and surrounding counties for all the tips and assistance in attempting to locate Fairah.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health released the following statement today upon the announcement of the Administrative Law Judge’s ruling on the challenge to the low-THC cannabis rule. “Today’s ruling allows the department to move forward with implementing the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, approved by the legislature in 2014. The department remains committed […]
Students and their family members and friends gathered at the Ag Center in Chipley Tuesday night as the young people competed in the 2015 Washington County 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest. Taking home the top prizes were: 4th Grade 1st Place: Riley Nelson 2nd Place: Madison Ross 3rd Place: Allyson Duke Honorable Mention: Kaylen Smith […]
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents last week arrested a previously deported rapist, rescued undocumented migrants, and seized drugs at a local checkpoint. On May 13, agents from the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station arrested Leonel Rayo-Herrera, a Mexican national previously removed from the U.S. for statutory rape of a minor and […]
The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Commission Board Room, 1331 South Boulevard in Chipley.
St. George Island’s Julian G. Bruce State Park has again been voted one of the Top 10 Beaches in the U.S., according to the Dr. Stephen Leatherman (Dr. Beach) annual ranking of beaches in the U.S. The St. George Island Beach remains in the #3 spot for 2015. This is the fifth year that […]
by Russ Mizell In a previous Panhandle Ag-e Newsletter article (Tools for Trapping Pests and Attracting Beneficial Insects), I described some new multifunctional tactics to monitor pests and enhance beneficial insects. Here we are publicizing a new website that will be online within the next few weeks which will enable selection of plant species for […]
(below) Blountstown Red team members are, from left: J.P. Leonard, Walker Strawn, Donavan Ebersole and Haileigh Pippen. Cottondale Orange team members are, from left: Hunter Davis, Joyelle Saun, Turner McCroan and Alex Tharp. The top ten individual scorers in the tournament, are, from left: 4. Turner McCroan (Cottondale Orange); 5. […]
The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters will close on June 1. Snook will reopen for harvest in Atlantic federal and state waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, on Sept. 1. Snook is also closed for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters, including Everglades National Park […]
Penny Walker Bos, a 32-year veteran of Florida politics, has been appointed executive director of the League of Women Voters of Florida. TALLAHASSEE, FL. — Bos is responsible for all actions and activities as directed by the LWVF State Board including advocacy for the League on major public policy issues. Bos’ long […]
Put A New Car In The Palm Of Your Hand It’s not due to an improvement on the car, however. It’s because there’s now a free smartphone app that can give you unprecedented access to car dealers via text message. Texting is an increasingly popular way to do business with all kinds of companies—and it’s […]
“Florida’s economy is growing and this year we have over a $1 billion budget surplus. The Senate’s plan to expand Medicaid under Obamacare will cost Florida taxpayers $5 billion over 10 years. A budget that keeps Florida’s economy growing will cut taxes and give Floridians back more of the money they earn, not inevitably raise […]
AFP calls out legislators who prefer big government solutions TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading advocate for reducing the size of government and ending wasteful spending, calls out Florida senators for continuing to push for Medicaid expansion. “Senator Gardiner keeps insisting on putting lipstick on a pig in order to call […]
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that Melanie Mae Richeson of Crestview, Florida and Burton C. Cummings, of Tallahassee, Florida were killed in a May 25th crash in Jackson County. According to FHP, Gary E. Riceson, 46, of Crestview, was westbound on I-10 in a 2014 Dodge Pickup when he collided with a 2014 […]
Saturday morning, May 25th, was a gorgeous day for Chipley Garden Club to host its 6th Annual English Tea & Garden Walk event. Over sixty guests enjoyed a walking tour through two local gardens featuring roses and daylilies before sitting down to a traditional English Tea. At Fussell’s Daylily Farm, Clint Fussell was on […]