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Dr. Dunn Fights for Local Anglers ………..

Lawmakers Urge Commerce Director to Extend Federal Red Snapper Season WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) urged Director Comstock of the Commerce Department to expand the 2017 private recreational Red Snapper season in federal waters. Recently, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced a three-day 2017 Red Snapper season. “We strongly urge you to […]

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Gov. Scott Signs Legislation to Cut $180 Million in Taxes for Floridians ……..

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7109, which cuts taxes by $180 million for Florida families and businesses. This brings the total amount of taxes cut since Governor Scott has been in office to more than $6.7 billion. Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to sign this legislation today that cuts more […]

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Only minor injuries in Holmes County crash ………

The Florida Highway Patrol reports only minor injuries in a Holmes County crash May 24th crash on State Road 2.   According to the FHP report,      Xavian Sorey, 40, of Campbellton, Florida was traveling east on State Road 2, approaching County Road 177A and Phyllis Baker, 58, of Chancellor, Alabama was stopped on […]

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By May 25, 2017 Read More →

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Highlights Summer BreakSpot Program ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—During the summer months, the Summer BreakSpot program, which is administered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, will provide meals at no cost from June through August to children 18 and under who are from low-income families. The department partners with more than 4,200 schools and community organizations statewide to offer […]

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By May 25, 2017 Read More →

PLAN AHEAD FOR A SAFE CELEBRATION ………..

Tow to Go Program Available All Memorial Day Weekend   TAMPA, FL  – AAA projects 39.3 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from home this Memorial Day weekend. Almost 35 million of those travelers will be hitting the road. That is the highest number in 12 years and it presents a distinct […]

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Council on Aging looking for volunteers ……..

Washington County Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to assist in teaching seniors how to do various crafts and art projects.   WCCOA serves the entire county with sites in Vernon, Caryville, Ebro, Sunny Hills, Greenhead and our main office in Chipley.   Volunteers are instrumental in teaching and guiding our seniors with […]

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GCSC’s Educator Preparation Institute Recognized as Top Performing Program in Florida …………

Panama City, FL – Another Gulf Coast State College program has been recognized as a top performer in the state of Florida. The 2017 Annual Program Performance Report (APPR) for state-approved teacher preparation programs has been released by the Florida Department of Education, and GCSC’s Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) received the highest scores out of […]

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Little River Band performing June 2nd in Panama City
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Little River Band performing June 2nd in Panama City

 The 6th Annual Faith & Hope Concert LITTLE RIVER BAND FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017 • 7:30 PM Opening Act: Mike Thompson Band BUY TICKETS The 6th Annual Faith & Hope Concert $58.50 – $38.50 – $28.50 All proceeds support St. John Catholic School Proceeds benefit St John Catholic School

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Change Careers: Answer The Calling To The Classroom ………

(NAPSI)—Here’s news many may find educational: According to a recent University of Phoenix College of Education survey,* one in three (34 percent) K−12 teachers nationwide say they changed careers to join the teaching profession, with 36 percent of career changers coming from a business and management background. When asking career changers why they made the […]

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By May 24, 2017 Read More →

Open Auditions Announced for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ ……….

The Spanish Trail Playhouse will hold open auditions for Driving Miss Daisy on Sunday, May 28th.   The auditions will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday only at The Spanish Trail Playhouse (Historic Chipley High School) located at 680 Second Street in Chipley. Driving Miss Daisy will take the stage July 21-23.   Driving Miss […]

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