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ALL ABOUT THE PROTEIN FOODS GROUP           ………….
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

ALL ABOUT THE PROTEIN FOODS GROUP ………….

What foods are in the Protein Foods Group?   Provided by USDA   All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group. Beans and peas are also part of the Vegetable Group. For more information on beans and peas, […]

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‘Villagers’ to headline Chipola Endless Summer Dinner/Dance          ……
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

‘Villagers’ to headline Chipola Endless Summer Dinner/Dance ……

  MARIANNA— The Villagers, a popular band from the 1960’s, will perform at Chipola’s “Endless Summer”dinner and dance set for Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Marianna National Guard Armory. The Villagers are celebrating more than 50 years of performing for Chipola students, alumni and friends throughout the South. Original Villagers – Cliff Ellis of Chipley, […]

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BCF takes Mission to “Camp Macon”
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

BCF takes Mission to “Camp Macon”

Once again, missions and psychology students from The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville joined forces in a unique inter-disciplinary ministry project earlier in July in Macon, MS. “Mission Camp Macon” at Lake Forest Ranch is unique in a variety of ways. Begun fourteen years ago, the camp represents Lake Forest Ranch’s outreach to […]

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Soybean Rust Detected in Jackson County         ……..
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Soybean Rust Detected in Jackson County ……..

Potassium Deficiency in Hay Fields can Enhance Fungal Disease Issues by Doug Mayo Jackson County Pensacola bahiagrass hayfield that was yellow and stunted at the end of June. The orange arrows point out green clumps of grass where the fire ant mounds were located. Photo credit: Doug Mayo The Yellow Bahiagrass Hayfield At the end of […]

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By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for John Michael Garnett ………

John Michael Garnett, age 59, passed away unexpectedly July 7, 2017. John was predeceased by his mother, Edna Mae Garnett Mann, his brother, Robert Garnett, and his sister, Joan Moghtaderi. He is survived by his brother: James Everett and his wife Flora; sister: Esther Eilene Grantham and her husband Robert Sr. and Arthur Garnett. He […]

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Obituary for William George Vogel        ……..
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for William George Vogel ……..

William George (Bill) Vogel, of Cottondale, Florida, has passed away after a brief illness at the Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Chipley, Florida on July 25, 2017.   A memorial service is being held at Grace and Glory Worship Center on August 5th at 11:00 a.m.   William was born on June 21, 1931, in […]

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By July 25, 2017 Read More →

House Passes Sanctions on Iran, North Korea, Russia ………….

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) released the following statement after supporting passage of a sanctions bill aimed at Iran, North Korea and Russia: “North Korea, Iran and Russia have all sought to undermine American interests and cause violence throughout the world,” Rep. Mast said.  “This comprehensive package targets the Kim regime’s ballistic missile […]

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Vernon man back behind bars          ……..
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Vernon man back behind bars ……..

A Vernon man is back behind bars after being released a little more than a week ago on unrelated aggravated battery charges. Washington County deputies were preparing to serve active felony warrants on Matthew Harwood, 36, of Vernon, FL, as they observed a car matching the description of a vehicle owned by Harwood speeding on […]

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House Passes Dunn Veterans Legislation        ……..
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

House Passes Dunn Veterans Legislation ……..

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Neal Dunn’s (FL-02) legislation to expand government contracts for small businesses owned by veterans and ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs is complying with federal law. The Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act requires the VA to work with the General Services Administration (GSA) to […]

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By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Portion of 5th Street closed in Chipley until 3 p.m.

The City of Chipley has advised that 5th Street, from Old Bonifay Road to Campbellton Avenue, will be closed until 3:00 PM today for construction.

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