Florida Avocado Smoothie ……..

Florida Avocado Smoothie ……..

 Really flavorful. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh Florida avocado, peeled and pit removed 1 cup low-fat milk 2 cups vanilla frozen low-fat yogurt 8 ice cubes Directions: Place avocado and milk in blender (make sure lid is on tight). Blend on high speed until smooth. Add frozen yogurt and ice cubes and continue to blend until […]

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Volunteer Florida Announces $100,000 in Grant Funding for Rural Communities ………

Tallahassee —  Volunteer Florida has announced $100,000 in grant awards to increase student achievement in Florida’s rural communities.  Volunteer Florida’s Rural Community Assets Fund will help build the capacity of 12 organizations so that they can provide important educational programming to students. Governor Rick Scott said, “Florida is proud of the hard work and service of […]

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CHIPOLA PRE-MED STUDENTS HELP COVENANT HOSPICE ………

CHIPOLA PRE-MED STUDENTS HELP COVENANT HOSPICE ………

Students in Chipola College’s Pre-Med Society are volunteering with Covenant Care, a hospice organization that provides care to patients and their families facing life limiting illnesses. Pictured from left, are: Bonnie Smith, Donna Meldon, Tripp Taylor, Sue Oney, Sagar Patel, Elizabeth Varnum and Natasha Smith. For information or to volunteer, contact Donna Meldon at (850)482-8520 […]

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Ryan Giggs to partner McIlroy in BMW PGA Championship Pro-

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs will partner four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy as the Welsh wizard is the first name to be announced for the Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday May 24 before the BMW PGA Championship. The footballer, who made a record 963 appearances for United during the most glittering of Premier League careers, will […]

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VES congratulates teachers ……

VES congratulates teachers ……

Vernon Elementary School would like to congratulate Mrs. Heidi Kirkland and Mrs. Montez Harmon for being recognized as high impact teachers by the Florida Department of Education.   This recognition is based on an analysis of three years of data which reflects a high margin of student growth. Your VES family is very proud of […]

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Obituary for John Wilson Tharp ……..

John Wilson Tharp, age 75 of Cottondale, passed from this life on February 20, 2017 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. John was born on May 16, 1941 in Cottondale, Florida to Charles and Gertrude (Holley) Tharp. He was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist […]

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Chipley High School Tigers Face West Gadsden High School Panthers in Quincy on Tuesday Evening

Chipley High School Tigers Face West Gadsden High School Panthers in Quincy on Tuesday Evening

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers will face the West Gadsden High School Panthers in the Boys Basketball Class 1-A Regional Finals on the Panthers’ Quincy, Florida campus, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 The Tigers have held their own this season, with a lot of action from the jump ball to the final; buzzer, as […]

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BODY FOUND NEAR LAKE STANLEY ……..

Foul Play Not Suspected   WZEP Radio   Officers with DeFuniak Springs Police responded to 92 Huggins Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday to investigate a missing 93 year old man. A neighbor reported that Floyd Russell Sanborn had not been seen or heard from since yesterday afternoon. The neighbor went to check on him […]

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Uber Statement on Bipartisan Passage of House Bill 221 by House Government Accountability Committee ……..

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Members of the Florida House of Representatives Government Accountability Committee today voted 21 to 1 on House Bill 221, which establishes the regulatory framework for the operation of transportation network companies (TNCs) in the State of Florida. Uber released the following statement, which should be attributed to Javi Correoso, Public Affairs Manager, Uber Florida: […]

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‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter and BLAST

‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter and BLAST

‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter from the organization ‘BLAST’, in Chipley on January 25, 2017.  Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine, online at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also listen to these interviews […]

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Florida Forest Service Releases New Fire Information App ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service today announced the release of “FLBurnTools,” a new mobile app to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity. Prescribed burn practitioners can also use the app to plan and submit authorization requests. The “FLBurnTools” app is now available in […]

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Smokeless Tobacco Use Remains A Problem ……..

Florida Department of Health in Washington County and Tobacco Free Florida are raising awareness during “Through with Chew Week” Chipley, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Washington County’s and  the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program are raising awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco – like chew and dip […]

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board ……….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of two and reappointment of one to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. Anthony Lopresto, 54, of Groveland, is a building inspector for Lake County Building Services. He succeeds Wayne Francis and is appointed for a term beginning February 20, 2017, and ending […]

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Obituary for Bobby Ray Brooks …….

Bobby Ray “Hawkeyes” Brooks died on February 17, 2017. He was 60 years old. He was born March 6, 1956 in Cuthbert, Georgia to the late Charlie Ray and Mary Elizabeth (Adtkison) Brooks. Bobby was a former resident of both Eufaula and Dothan, Alabama. He loved to ride his bike around town and he worked […]

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Obituary for Myrtle Mae Nellums ………

Myrtle Mae Nellums, age 84 of Chipley, FL went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 19, 2017. She was born on October 16, 1932 in Chipley, FL to the late Henry Holley and Ellar Mae (Duncan) Holley. Myrtle is a lifelong resident of the Washington County area and is a retiree from […]

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From The White House: The First Month ……

The White House We are officially one month into President Donald J. Trump’s Administration, and it has been a very successful start. President Trump has focused on jumpstarting job creation and saving taxpayers money, by withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and clearing roadblocks delaying the Keystone Pipeline’s construction. Along with Canadian Prime […]

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