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Apalachicola Riverkeepers seeks RiverTrek sponsors        ………..
By September 16, 2017 Read More →

Apalachicola Riverkeepers seeks RiverTrek sponsors ………..

Support will go towards annual 107-mile journey down the Apalachicola River Unfortunately, the Apalachicola River has been in decline for many years. The Apalachicola Riverkeepers are currently reaching out to local businesses with an opportunity to help the river, and promote your business at the same time. On October 10th, a group of 15 paddlers will […]

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Beer & Barbeque Celebration Sept. 29th-Oct.1st in Dothan              ………
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Beer & Barbeque Celebration Sept. 29th-Oct.1st in Dothan ………

Beer and Barbecue Celebration! September 29-October 1, 2017 in Dothan, Alabama PorktoberQue is in its 6th year as a sanctioned barbecue competition and as an awesome less-than-traditional Oktoberfest. It is held at the Houston County Farm Center in Dothan, Alabama the last weekend of September.  This year’s festival is September 29-October 1, 2017. The Houston County Farm Center […]

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ACT OF CONGRESS TO OPEN CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES; REPLACING DERIK NELSON AND FAMILY …………

MARIANNA-The Chipola College Artist Series welcomes Act of Congress on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Prough Center for the Arts.  The previously scheduled Derik Nelson and Family has canceled their Florida tour due to Hurricane Irma.  Act of Congress brings a timeless blend of tight harmonies, vintage instrumentation, and deep musical roots. The organic sound of Act of […]

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By September 16, 2017 Read More →

Tucker art on display at Chipola College in Marianna ……..

Original works by watercolor artist Cassie Tucker will be on display in the Chipola Center for the Arts Gallery beginning Sept. 21.   The opening will coincide with the Artist Series performance of Derik Nelson and Family.   Cassie and her husband, Richard Tucker, live in his family’s old Wakulla homestead. Beyond painting, she shares […]

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Attention Beekeepers – Queen Rearing Class Sept. 30th ………..

Sign up now. Class is limited to 20.     QUEEN REARING CLASS SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 9:am ~ 3:pm AT MILLIE BEE FARM 1209 Beauchamp Farm Road Marianna, FL TO REGISTER milliebeefarm@gmail.com ~ text 850 557-3409 CLASS IS LIMTED TO 20 Cost $30.00. Registration includes lunch     Doug Corbin, a retired bee inspector, will […]

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Book Signing Event Raises Funds for Graceville Police Department         ……..
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Book Signing Event Raises Funds for Graceville Police Department ……..

    Peoples Bank of Graceville recently hosted a book signing event to raise funds for the Graceville Police Department.  Retired Jackson County Sheriff John P. McDaniel, known to most area residents as Johnny Mack, was on hand to sign copies of his biography, The High Sheriff, written by local author R.L Dodson.   A portion of […]

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Decoding Play: Why Variety Is Key To Raising Successful Kids        ………
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Decoding Play: Why Variety Is Key To Raising Successful Kids ………

Providing a variety of toys inspires kids to play in many different ways, which helps them build a full arsenal of crucial developmental skills.   (NAPSI)—Have you ever watched a child during playtime switch between building blocks, putting together a puzzle, and talking with their stuffed animals? Through each of these unique types of play, […]

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By September 15, 2017 Read More →

From the Governor: Regarding Claims by the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills ……….

Please see the below statement and information regarding recent claims by the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills: “Every call made to the Governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned.” – John Tupps, Communications Director, Governor Rick Scott Background from the […]

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Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts ……….

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and several state agency heads will meet with local officials in the Florida Keys to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county leaders, law enforcement and National Guard leaders, and […]

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Arrest made in murder of Washington County man              ……….
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Arrest made in murder of Washington County man ……….

An arrest has been made following the discovery of a body on Crews Lake Road yesterday.   At 9:46 p.m., Thursday night, Washington County Sheriff’s Office charged Kendreqco Donnell Singleton, 33, of Jacksonville, Florida with an open count of murder in the death of Dennis Brown. WCSO received a call Monday afternoon, alleging 49-year-old Dennis […]

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