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Fall Wildflowers of North Florida Roadsides            ………
By October 19, 2017 Read More →

Fall Wildflowers of North Florida Roadsides ………

by Mark Tancig   The network of backcountry roads winding through north Florida offers pleasant views of rolling pastures, fields of cotton, old tobacco barns, and, occasionally, a scenic overlook of our local “hills”. Many of these roads follow the original trails blazed by early settlers or even Native Americans. Traveling along these small roads during […]

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Five Reasons To Pursue A Professional Doctorate          ………..
By October 19, 2017 Read More →

Five Reasons To Pursue A Professional Doctorate ………..

(NAPSI)—Over the past two decades, getting a doctorate degree has become more relevant for people who are not researchers or college professors. For example, an Ed.D. can prepare you for administration and leadership positions. Doctorate programs today emphasize practicality over philosophy and encourage students to solve workplace issues that affect their field. What Is A […]

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Panhandle Area Educational Consortium in Chipley Honors Former Executive Director Paula Waller on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Panhandle Area Educational Consortium in Chipley Honors Former Executive Director Paula Waller on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in downtown Chipley, Florida, PAEC (Panhandle Area Educational Consortium) honored longtime former Executive Director Paula Waller by renaming its Board of Director’s Boardroom the ‘Paula Lovett Waller Board Room’. ‘Real Florida Magazine’ was invited to spend the morning with the PAEC staff, documenting the event and interviewing participants associated with […]

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Panhandle Area Educational Consortium in Chipley, Florida Celebrates Fifty Years of Service to Education on October 18, 2017
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Panhandle Area Educational Consortium in Chipley, Florida Celebrates Fifty Years of Service to Education on October 18, 2017

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in downtown Chipley, Florida, Panhandle Area Educational Consortium celebrated fifty years of service to the educational community as many past staffers, school district employees and community members came together to commemorate the occasion. Former longtime Executive Director of PAEC Paula Waller was a focal point of the celebration, a common […]

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DFS man dies in Holmes County crash early Wednesday morning …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 64-year-old Harvey L. Simmons of DeFuniak Springs, Florida died of injuries sustained in a 2 a.m. crash in Holmes County.   The FHP report states that Simmons was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram 15 southbound on County Road 173 in the southbound travel lane approaching a right curve […]

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By October 18, 2017 Read More →

Letter to Editor from John Legg regarding Water Bottling Plan proposed for Buckhorn Sub Division ………

This letter is about a proposed water bottling plant to be located at 3312 Sally Road. The water for the bottling plant will be drawn from a well located on the property. The property owner, Mr. Franklin Graham from Holmes County Florida has obtained a Future Land Use Map Amendment change for 5 acres of […]

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By October 18, 2017 Read More →

Use berries in your desserts ……..

A “Berry” Nice Way To Say Hello To Fall   (NAPSI)—Crisp, cool nights, a harvest moon and two desserts that showcase the fruits of the season. What a wonderful way to welcome autumn. For more recipes using delicious Duncan Hines® and Comstock® or Wilderness® Pie Fillings, visit www.duncanhines.com andwww.piefilling.com.   Berry Crumble Ingredients: (21-oz.) can Duncan Hines® […]

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Five Steps Toward Successful Job Hunting        ……….
By October 18, 2017 Read More →

Five Steps Toward Successful Job Hunting ……….

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re just starting your working life, looking for a new job or considering an entirely different career, useful connections and helpful tools are at your fingertips. For example, there are more than 10 million job listings on LinkedIn. Helpful Hints Nearly all professionals at the most sought-after companies found their way in through their […]

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Governor Rick Scott Recognizes Eight Educators with the Governor’s Shine Award
By October 17, 2017 Read More →

Governor Rick Scott Recognizes Eight Educators with the Governor’s Shine Award

Jackson County teacher on the list.   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. In recognition of Blindness Awareness Month, five […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College awarded Motorola STEM Solutions Grant ………

The Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley has been awarded funding to support hands-on STEM learning activities for all 6th-grade students at Roulhac Middle School and Vernon Middle School this school year. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and represents the career fields in greatest demand for tomorrow’s workforce.   The program, entitled […]

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