Inaugural ‘Holmes County Outdoor Expo’ in Bonifay, Florida Considered A Big Success

Inaugural ‘Holmes County Outdoor Expo’ in Bonifay, Florida Considered A Big Success

On Saturday, September 24, the Florida Extension Service hosted the Inaugural ‘Holmes County Outdoor Expo’ at the Holmes County Ag Center on Hwy. 90 in Bonifay to rave reviews. Over a thousand people attended the event and enjoyed the vendors, exhibits, educational seminars and food under bright sunny early Autumn skies. Event organizer Randy Adams […]

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Obituary for Margie Estelle Slater ……

Margie Estelle Slater, age 55, passed from this life Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. She was born in Tarpon Springs, FL on January 14, 1962 to Luther Clayton and Elizabeth “Burge” Holland. Margie was a life-long resident of Bonifay, FL. She is survived by her son; Lucas Slater of Graceville, FL, […]

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TDC adds Kalan Miller to Board ………

Also approves advertising for two events.   by Kathy Foster   In a 5-0 vote Sept. 26th Washington County’s Tourist Development Council (TDC) approved adding Vernon Council member Kalan Miller to the Seat 3 position on the board.   Board members also elected the following officers for FY 2016-17:  President – Lee Dell Kennedy  Vice […]

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Secretary Vilsack to Deliver Remarks at Feeding America National Food Rescue Summit ……..

Today Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will deliver keynote remarks on food waste at the National Food Rescue Summit. The National Food Rescue Summit, hosted by Feeding America, is a two day conference focused on finding opportunities and solutions for food rescue. Despite the fact that the United States enjoys the most abundant food supply on […]

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Florida 2030 Town Hall to be Held in Washington County on Friday, October 14 ……..

Six million additional residents will call Florida home by 2030, requiring an additional two million jobs. Is Washington County ready for its role in these imminent changes? To prepare for such growth, and to ensure future success, the state of Florida requires a plan that develops high-wage jobs, diversifies the economy, and supports global competitiveness […]

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Florida 2030 Town Hall to be Held in Holmes County on Friday, Oct. 14 ……..

Six million additional residents will call Florida home by 2030, requiring an additional two million jobs. Is Holmes County ready for its role in these imminent changes? To prepare for such growth, and to ensure future success, the state of Florida requires a plan that develops high-wage jobs, diversifies the economy, and supports global competitiveness […]

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CHIPOLA CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT UF …….

CHIPOLA CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT UF …….

GAINESVILLE—The Chipola College Cross Country team competed at the Mountain Dew Invitational, Sept. 24, at the University of Florida Golf Course.   The Lady Indians were the only community college team competing in the DII Division. A total of 145 female runners competed in the 5K race.   Chipola was led by freshman Nicole Morse […]

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Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Addresses Cybersecurity Across North America Summit ……..

Yesterday, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews addressed U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials gathered at the Cybersecurity Across North America Summit, hosted by the New America Foundation. He highlighted the revolutionary new technologies that are powering a digital economy across all three countries. Still, the Deputy Secretary warned that these technologies come with increased threats […]

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GOV. SCOTT DIRECTING IMMEDIATE CHANGE TO PUBLIC NOTIFICATION LAWS FOLLOWING POLLUTION INCIDENTS ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the sewage spill in Pinellas County and the sinkhole at Mosaic’s New Wales facility, Governor Scott is directing Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Jon Steverson to issue an emergency rule that establishes new requirements for public notification of pollution incidents to take effect immediately. This emergency rule will ensure […]

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BONTRAGER SPEAKS AT CHIPOLA ……..

BONTRAGER SPEAKS AT CHIPOLA ……..

Chipola College alumnus Travis Bontrager was the recent guest speaker at the Chipola Honors Seminar. Bontrager is a third year student in the FSU College of Medicine. He earned a B.S. from the University of Florida. His interest in health care started during treatment for his broken wrist in high school. His goals were solidified […]

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BCF Jazz Band appearing at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Marianna on Oct. 8th ……..

BCF Jazz Band appearing at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Marianna on Oct. 8th ……..

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Three Surefire Signs That It’s Time To Have ‘The Talk’ With Tabby ……….

Three Surefire Signs That It’s Time To Have ‘The Talk’ With Tabby ……….

(NAPSI)—These days, many people know that spaying and neutering are the most humane and effective ways to reduce pet overpopulation. Not everyone, however, knows that fixing your cat will also address some of the most vexing and bothersome cat behaviors, including: Spraying—When cats back up to a vertical surface and spray urine (compared to crouching […]

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Obituary for Charles Wade Yates ……….

Mr. Charles Wade Yates, age 80, of Washington County Florida passed away September 24, 2016 at his home. He was born February 20, 1936 in Vernon, Florida to the late William Roland Yates and Eunice Dee Miller Yates. In addition to his parents, Mr. Yates was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Yates and […]

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Obituary for Philip Lang Waller ……..

Following a lengthy illness, Trooper (Ret) Philip Lang Waller peacefully passed from this life on September 23, 2016, at Covenant Hospice at Bay Medical Center, Panama City, Florida.   He was born on May 29, 1939 in Washington County, Florida to Emil V. and Alice Waller.   He is predeceased by his parents, two brothers, […]

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Obituary for Lori Hicks Harrell ………

Lori Hicks Harrell, age 72 of Panama City, passed from this life on September 23, 2016 at River Valley Rehabilitation Center in Blountstown, Florida. Lori was born on October 12, 1942 in Hartford, Alabama to Remous and Mary M. Hicks. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Parker, Florida. A graveside funeral will […]

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Obituary for Cecelia Ann Ward Padgett …….

Mrs. Cecelia Ann Ward Padgett, age 83, of Ponce de Leon, Florida passed away September 25, 2016 at her home. She was born November 22, 1932 in Westville, Florida.   Mrs. Padgett was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Glenn Ward; her mother, Frances Ann Ackermann Enfinger; her husband, Cecil Clyde Padgett; one son, […]

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