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If You Have Red Hair, Happy ‘National Redhead Day 2017’
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If You Have Red Hair, Happy ‘National Redhead Day 2017’

Got red hair?  If so, November 5 is your day to celebrate, with these photos of regional redheads by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.   The holiday was started by two redheaded sisters who wanted to help other gingers embrace and love their fiery locks.  To help celebrate, here […]

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Chipley Garden Club welcomes in November            ………..
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Chipley Garden Club welcomes in November ………..

On Wednesday, November 1st Chipley Garden Club met at the Washington County Public Library in Chipley. The hostesses, Treasurer Mary Carswell and First Vice President Gail Exum, decorated the room in sparkling Fall colors.   President Debbie Mitchell welcomed several visitors before conducting the regular business meeting. She reported seven members attended the Florida Federation […]

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Cataract Surgery: Know Your Lens Options
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Cataract Surgery: Know Your Lens Options

Vision Alert Cataract Surgery: Know Your Lens Options Preparing for cataract surgery? Before your operation, your surgeon will review the intraocular lens (IOL) replacement options. They fall into two basic categories—monofocal (fixed focus) and multifocal or accommodative lenses. A number of factors can affect your lens choices. Here are a few things to consider before […]

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Reviewing Basic Farm Conservation Practices        ……..
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Reviewing Basic Farm Conservation Practices ……..

by De Broughton, UF/IFAS   Reviewing Basic Farm Conservation Practices   Benefits of using conservation farming practices are linked to improved soil health, as well as water and nutrient management. A few for farmers to remember include: using cover crops, rotating crops, and conservation tillage. Use of Cover Crops This time of year, farmers across the southeast are enjoying the much sought […]

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Winter Prep Advice        …….
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Winter Prep Advice …….

(NAPSI)—Preparing your house for the seasonal closing of windows and doors can be a smart step toward health and energy savings. How? By seeing that your home’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system gets a complete cleaning. This includes replacing the filter and cleaning the ductwork. By removing built-up particulates and contaminants, you improve indoor […]

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Four Important Things Everyone Should Know about Lung Cancer Screening during Lung Cancer Awareness Month         ………….
By November 4, 2017 Read More →

Four Important Things Everyone Should Know about Lung Cancer Screening during Lung Cancer Awareness Month ………….

 American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative highlights lifesaving lung cancer screening through ‘Saved By The Scan’ campaign   TAMPA, Fla. – Lung cancer is the nation’s leading cause of cancer deaths, and every year 11,943 Florida residents are diagnosed with the disease. During Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCEinitiative is highlighting the new […]

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Fall is an Excellent Time to Plant Daylilies        ………..
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Fall is an Excellent Time to Plant Daylilies ………..

by Les Harrison Daylilies in full bloom. Image credit UF / IFAS Solutions “A penny saved is a penny earned” is the famously frugal advice from Poor Richard’s Almanac. The author Benjamin Franklin, elder statesman and founding father of the United States, offered this simple pearl of wisdom to 18th century American colonist to remind them to […]

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Florida Blue Crab Cake Benedict       ………
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Florida Blue Crab Cake Benedict ………

See what you can cook up. Ingredients: Blue Crab Cake Benedict 1 pound Florida crabmeat, drained, shell pieces removed1 large Florida tomato, sliced4 eggs, pan fried1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped3 tablespoons light mayonnaise2 tablespoons Dijon mustard3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce2 egg whites, lightly beaten1 ½ cups panko (Japanese […]

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Dec. 2nd is the date for the 3rd Annual Panama City Beach Marathon ……..

The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to host its 3rd Annual Panama City Beach Marathon. Set for Saturday, December 2, 2017, the 26.2 mile race has been certified as a qualifier for the coveted Boston Marathon. The race is a staple for the community and attracts thousands of both residents and visitors to Panama City […]

Tips For Getting Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready For Winter       ……..
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Tips For Getting Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready For Winter ……..

(NAPSI)—Fall is here, and as cold weather creeps in, it’s time to put away your spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers, and get out what you will need for winter, such as snow throwers, generators and other small-engine equipment. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), […]

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