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Planting in September …….

While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. North Florida Bedding Plants: Gardeners in north Florida can freshen up and add color to their summer beds with ageratum, celosia, zinnia, […]

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AFib Awareness Month Aims To Educate On Key Stroke Risk ………
By September 1, 2017 Read More →

AFib Awareness Month Aims To Educate On Key Stroke Risk ………

(NAPSI)—An irregular heartbeat, called atrial fibrillation or AFib, increases your risk of stroke by five times—but there are steps you can take. AFib affects more than 2.7 million Americans, many over age 60.   To help, during September, National AFib Awareness Month, the American Heart Association is teaching those at highest risk how to spot […]

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AAA: Gas prices hit their highest price of the year ……….
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

AAA: Gas prices hit their highest price of the year ……….

Harvey-Induced Refinery and Pipeline Shut Downs Spur Short-Term Spike Web Tools AAA Mobile App AAA Gas Price Website  Visit the AAA Newsroom     Follow @AAAFlorida TAMPA, Fla.  — The national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline hit $2.45 today, surpassing the 2017 high set on April 20th,according to data provided by AAA, from a collection of 120,000 gas stations […]

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Registered sex offender arrested for lewd and lascivious battery ……….
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Registered sex offender arrested for lewd and lascivious battery ……….

A registered sex offender is back behind bars after an investigation by Washington County Sheriff’s Office was conducted following reports of suspicious activity at the Wausau Post Office. Brian Anderson, 48, has been charged with lewd and lascivious battery on a person under the age of 16. He is currently being held without bond in […]

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Local man arrested after threatening to bomb school …….
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Local man arrested after threatening to bomb school …….

After receiving a report of a verbal threat, a Washington County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer responded to Kate Smith Elementary school on August 28, just before time to release students. Jonathan Allen, 32, of Chipley, who was reportedly estranged from a mother whose child attended the school, had been removed recently from the list of […]

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Wildflower Alert: Leconte’s thistle …….
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Wildflower Alert: Leconte’s thistle …….

There are six different species of thistle that grow in northwest Florida and the tall robust one with purple or yellow flowers that you often see on the roadsides in the spring is the Purple thistle (Cirsium horridulum).   But this is another more delicate thistle, Leconte’s thistle (Cirsium lecontei), that blooms later in the […]

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By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Chipola Softball to host Division 1 opponents ………

MARIANNA—Members of the Chipola College Softball team are preparing for some big-time opponents in their Fall schedule. Chipola will face eight different Division 1 teams in the pre-conference season. The Lady Indians host Mississippi State, Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. and Jacksonville University at 5 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 10, The Lady Indians host […]

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By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Florida Supreme Court Ruling is Victory for Crime Victims ………..

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement following the Florida Supreme Court’s decision to uphold his use of executive authority to protect victims of crime. Governor Scott said, “Today’s ruling is a great victory for the many victims and families whose lives have been forever changed by ruthless, evil acts of […]

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‘Swamp & Stomp’ set for Sept. 30th in Altha, Florida
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

‘Swamp & Stomp’ set for Sept. 30th in Altha, Florida

SAVE THE DATE Swamp & Stomp set for Sept. 30th Date: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017   Cost: Adults – $35 before Sept. 15, $40 after Students / Full Course – $32 before Sept. 15, $35 after Kids ages 5 to 14 – $10 before Sept. 15, $15 after Registration: www.Active.com Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. […]

Yates Lawn Services Presents ‘Proper Lawn Mowing Ensures A Great First Impression For Your Home’ Part 2
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

Yates Lawn Services Presents ‘Proper Lawn Mowing Ensures A Great First Impression For Your Home’ Part 2

This is the second in a series of informational articles to educate you about your lawn, proper maintenance of your grass and the selection of proper equipment for the job. If you want to eliminate the muss and fuss, let the award-winning professionals from Yates Lawn Services make your property shine by calling 850-557-1449 for […]

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