How To Make The Most Out Of A Hidden Asset …….

How To Make The Most Out Of A Hidden Asset …….

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the more than 43 million Americans over the age of 65, you may have access to a source of income you never knew existed—your life insurance policy. How To Access Its Value The way to realize its value is through a process called a “life settlement”; […]

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Obituary for Shirley J. Stanley ……..

Shirley J. Stanley, 64 of Pensacola, went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2015 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Shirley was born on December 13, 1950 in Panama City, Florida to Junior E. and Virginia J. (Morrow) Finch. She worked as a System Analyst for the United States Navy. She was […]

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Washington County School Board got an earful at Monday night’s meeting …….

A tearful young lady addressed the Washington County School Board at their Monday night meeting and received a promise from Board members.  She pointed out that bullying is a real problem within the Washington County School District.   by Kathy Foster   “Good afternoon, my name is Cara Griffin.  Most of you know me as […]

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Washington County School Board strikes down ‘Modified Dress Code’ ……..

Washington County School Board strikes down ‘Modified Dress Code’ ……..

School Board members decided Monday night they just weren’t going to proceed with plans for a new dress code, but instead would devote efforts to enforce the code already on the books  and establish a parent/administration/teacher group to determine what changes are actually needed to establish a better earning environment.   by Kathy Foster   While […]

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Letter from Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

Letter from Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

Florida’s Fiscal Strength, and Greece’s Lack Thereof In response to a recent study by George Mason University’s Mercatus Center that ranked Florida as the fifth most fiscally solvent state in the nation, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater yesterday released an open letter to Floridians, highlighting the importance of this ranking.   This morning, the world […]

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USDA Proposes New Ways to Help Meet Nutrition Needs of Low-Income, Homebound Seniors and People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON,  – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to improve access to groceries for homebound seniors and people with disabilities who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. USDA is proposing for the first time to permit grocery purchasing and delivery services run by government and non-profit […]

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Chipola to offer Engineering Technology programs ……

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer two new programs in Engineering Technology beginning in the Fall 2015 semester. The program has two tracks: Civil Engineering Technology and Engineering Technology. Civil Engineering Technology is a construction track touching all aspects of road, bridge and structure type projects. The program will focus on Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD), Geographic Information […]

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New Securities Helpline For Seniors ……..

New Securities Helpline For Seniors ……..

(NAPSI)—Every day for the next 15 years, the Social Security Administration estimates, an average of 10,000 Americans will turn 65. If you or someone you care about is among them, you may want to contemplate this: Seniors often have unique needs that elevate the necessity for expedited attention with securities brokerage concerns. These needs can […]

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Obituary for Helena Rokosz ……….

Helena Rokosz, 65 of Sunny Hills, passed from this life on July 9, 2015 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.   Helena was born on August 21, 1949 in Poland to Walter Gliszczynski and Julia Lisak. She worked as a banker and had lived in the panhandle since 2004, coming from New Jersey. She was […]

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Obituary for Thomas Elbert Segers ……

Thomas Elbert Segers, age 92, of Bonifay, Florida passed away July 10, 2015 in Bonifay. He was born in Cordova, Alabama on October 25, 1922 to the late Thomas Edward and Fannie Caldonia Black Segers. Mr. Segers served in the military and was a retired educator from Holmes County School District. In addition to his […]

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Obituary for Fred Gilley …..

Fred Gilley, age 67, of Vernon, passed away July 9, 2015 at Panama City, Florida. A native of Washington County, he was born in New Hope on November 14, 1947 to the late James Dalton and Ida Meda Stanley Gilley.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother James […]

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Chipley Police looking for help from public ……………..

Chipley Police looking for help from public ……………..

The Chipley Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying suspects involved in a Fraud which occurred on 06/28/2015.  

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Mondays with Pete July 13, 2015 ……….

Good morning; The alarm went off at 3:30 am. There was a flight to catch and a 45 minute drive to get to the airport an hour before departure at 6:00 am. The sun had not even begun thinking about getting out bed for the night. We backed out of the driveway at 4:15 and […]

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Gulf Power and partners ensure longleaf restoration projects gain firm footing ……….

New Gulf Power-supported Longleaf Stewardship grants will give a much-needed boost to aid the recovery and restoration of the state’s native longleaf pines and help protect wildlife.   At one time, the majestic longleaf pine ecosystem covered more than 90 million acres across the Southeast, from Virginia to Texas. The ecosystem, which is host to […]

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Adam Putnam on citrus crop down …..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final citrus crop forecast for the 2014-2015 season, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released this statement:   “The 2014-2015 citrus season represents a new low for Florida’s citrus industry and our state’s signature crop. We cannot overstate the challenges facing Florida […]

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Record Number of Farmers and Ranchers Certified Under 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance ……..

Overwhelming Number of Farmers and Ranchers Certify to Follow Conservation Compliance Guidelines, Building on Long-Standing Participation through Other USDA Programs The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that over 98.2 percent of producers have met the 2014 Farm Bill requirement to certify conservation compliance to qualify for crop insurance premium support payments.   Implementing the […]

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