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Wildflower Alert:   Lanceleaf blanket          ……….
By July 10, 2017 Read More →

Wildflower Alert: Lanceleaf blanket ……….

Lanceleaf blanket flower       …….      This wildflower (Gaillardia aestivalis) is sometimes called the Sandhill blanket flower because it usually grows in open and dry sandy areas.   One of the reasons it may get its common name of blanket flower is because large numbers of these plants can cover a large […]

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News from Volunteer Florida             ………..
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News from Volunteer Florida ………..

Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida #BringABook Service Project a Success    Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida #BringABook Service Project a Success TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida are proud to announce that the second annual #BringABook service project collected 1,100 books for Florida students. The event, which was co-hosted by Leadership Florida and Volunteer […]

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GCSC’s Early Childhood Education Program Now Offers Fast-Track Option          ………….
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GCSC’s Early Childhood Education Program Now Offers Fast-Track Option ………….

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is excited to announce the new fast-track option for the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) certificate program. The fast-track option is delivered in an online format where students can complete modules at an accelerated pace, while meeting individual time requirements and classroom observation with an approved […]

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How to buy a house when you’re only 23         ………
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How to buy a house when you’re only 23 ………

(NAPSI)—Amy is a typical millennial: She’s 23, she graduated from college two years ago, she pays $321 in student loan debt every month and she rents an apartment in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. She’s a sales manager for an international food distribution company and volunteers as an English tutor every week. She loves bike riding, […]

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By July 9, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Doris Alberta Stormant ………..

Ms. Doris Alberta Stormant, age 85, of Caryville, Florida passed away July 9, 2017 at Washington Rehab and Nursing in Chipley, Florida. She was born July 17, 1931 in Ottumwa, Iowa to the late Albert Bower and Pauline Zabrowski Bower. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by one son, Douglas Stormant […]

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‘Museum of Wonder’ opening in Dothan, Alabama             ………..
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‘Museum of Wonder’ opening in Dothan, Alabama ………..

‘Museum of Wonder’ at the Wiregrass Museum of Art explores the power of place DOTHAN, Ala. – The Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) announces the opening of “Museum of Wonder,” an exhibition by self-taught artist, storyteller, and collector of oddities, Butch Anthony. The Museum of Wonder, housed in a log cabin built by Anthony in […]

Party Animals—With Class And Cuteness        ……….
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Party Animals—With Class And Cuteness ……….

(NAPSI)—The next time someone you care about is celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation or any day, you can enliven the festivities by introducing one of these adorable, floral party animals. Puppies and Kitties and Bees and Bears, Oh My Another Year Rover. Ready to party till the dogs come home, with his adorable party hat […]

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By July 8, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Myrtle Rose Rogers ……..

Myrtle Rose Rogers, age 95, passed from this life July 7, 2017, at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. She was born in Wausau, FL on September 7, 1921, to Carl and Annie “Miller” Finch. Myrtle was a life-long resident of Washington County and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Wausau, FL.   […]

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By July 8, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Powell Nixon Richardson ………

Powell Nixon “Nick” Richardson, age 74 of Southport, Florida, passed from this life on July 8, 2017 in Panama City, Florida. Powell was born on January 26, 1943 in Bay County, Florida to Aden and Lena (Creamer) Richardson. He worked as a Boiler Maker and was a member of the Masonic Lodge #395 in Panama […]

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Florida Forest Service firefighters heading to battle blazes in Western States

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On the heels of one of the most active wildfire seasons in years, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that 41 wildland firefighters from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service are leaving today to assist wildfire suppression efforts in Western states.   “After battling more […]

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