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Graceville, Florida High School Hosts Freeport High School in Girls Volleyball on Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Graceville, Florida High School Hosts Freeport High School in Girls Volleyball on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Graceville, Florida High School Lady Tigers hosted the Freeport High School Lady Bulldogs in Girls Volleyball on the Graceville campus on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, as seen these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more photos on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine, and listen to […]

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Teen critically injured in shooting          ………
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Teen critically injured in shooting ………

A shooting in the Sunny Hills community on Monday has left 18-year-old Walter Gage Hallman in critical condition. The alleged shooter, Danny Underwood, 73, is currently being held in the Washington County Jail on a $175,000 bond. Just after 12:00 p.m., on September 4, Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call alleging Underwood began […]

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Mondays with Pete

Good morning; He stands like a stately wall flower – conspicuous yet not intruding into what is going on in the room. He exudes a quiet, yet authoritative presence. He has been part of the family for many years. His unassuming position grants him an unparalleled view of the comings and goings of the family […]

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News from the West Florida Regional Planning Council          ………
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News from the West Florida Regional Planning Council ………

West Florida Regional Planning Council | Sept. 2017 PLEASE NOTE: If you do not view this eNewsletter in your browser, you may not be able to see all photos and text. View this email in your browser Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization Updates Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization – West Florida Regional Planning Council Staff Meet With Baldwin County and Orange Beach […]

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FWC releases new videos to help Florida residents avoid conflicts with bears ……………

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce conflicts with bears, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is releasing two new videos in the “Living with Florida Black Bears” series. These videos are designed to help educate the public about how to safely coexist with bears in Florida. The “Bear Behavior” video describes how […]

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It’s Winegrape Harvest Season! Here’s What You Need To Know

(NAPSI)—As late summer turns to fall, vintners bring to bear all their skill in tasting and timing as they aim to harvest their grapes when they are “just ripe.” Aaron Lange has worked the harvest since he was a kid, so he has seen a lot of great vintages. Now he’s Director of Viticulture Operations […]

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Washington County Historical Society kicks off 2017-18 business year           …………
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Washington County Historical Society kicks off 2017-18 business year …………

Historical Society membership meets at the Museum in Chipley at Noon on the first Friday of the month for a ‘pot luck’ luncheon.   by Kathy Foster   Members were told Friday that work is continuing (weather permitting) on the caboose in place behind the museum.   Hope is it will soon be open for […]

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2017 Agritourism Conference set for Sept. 26th-27th       ……..
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2017 Agritourism Conference set for Sept. 26th-27th ……..

by Libbie Johnson If you are a new or existing agritourism operation looking for ideas, please consider joining us on September 26-27 at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Office, 1702 Hwy 17 South, Bartow, Florida.   The program will include some excellent presenters (both state and nationally recognized) as well as tours of some popular agritourism destinations […]

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GCSC Offers Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer Crossover Course ……….

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is offering two Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer Crossover courses during the Fall 2017 semester. The course is designed for those currently certified as FDLE corrections officers who would like to be dual certified as law enforcement officers. It prepares students to take the State Officer […]

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Peanuts And Peanut Butter Can Reduce Diabetes Risk       ………
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Peanuts And Peanut Butter Can Reduce Diabetes Risk ………

(NAPSI)—Enjoying a peanut butter sandwich at lunch or snacking on a handful of peanuts won’t just fill you up. It’ll also reduce your diabetes risk, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The study is the first to compare the long-term effects of eating animal […]

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