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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

MCRAE/REX LUMBER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT CHIPOLA …….

MARIANNA—Chipola College is now accepting applications for the Robert and Kathryn McRae /Rex Lumber Scholarships for the Engineering Technology Program. Application deadline for the Spring 2017 semester is Dec. 11.   Rex Lumber established the Robert and Kathryn McRae scholarship fund to help students planning to pursue an Associate of Science degree in Engineering Technology […]

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DHSMV Launches MyFlorida Mobile App ……..
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

DHSMV Launches MyFlorida Mobile App ……..

~ Mobile App expands registration renewal options for customers ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — To expand customer options for motor vehicle and vessel registration renewal services and to offer additional conveniences to customers, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has partnered with PayIt, LLC to launch a mobile app called MyFlorida. […]

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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Amtrak Sets Ridership, Revenue and Earnings Records ……..

Solid results delivered in 2017 WASHINGTON – Amtrak posted record ridership, revenue and earnings for its Fiscal Year, which ended Sept. 30, 2017: • Ridership: 31.7 million passenger trips – increased 1.5 percent over FY 2016 • Total Revenue:  $3.2 billion – increased 1.1 percent over FY 2016 • Operating Earnings (unaudited, adjusted):  ($194 million) […]

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Gardening in the Panhandle ……….
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Gardening in the Panhandle ……….

Backyard Sugarcane in the Panhandle Do you want to add a little something different to your landscape? How about something edible, as well as a focal point in your garden? Backyard sugarcane may be just what you are looking for. Sugarcane, genus Saccharum, is a tropical perennial grass that thrives in humid environments across the southern […]

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Holiday Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park Dec. 3rd ……
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Holiday Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park Dec. 3rd ……

Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park (DOTHAN) Share the spirit of the Christmas season at Landmark Park at the Holiday Decorating Workshop on December 3 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Interpretive Center Auditorium. Create wreaths, garlands and swags out of natural materials and decorate Landmark Park for Victorian Christmas and make some decorations to take […]

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‘Christmas Belles’ appearing Dec. 1st – 3rd in Apalachicola ………
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

‘Christmas Belles’ appearing Dec. 1st – 3rd in Apalachicola ………

Hear them Belles When Friday, December 1, 2017 through Sunday, December 3, 2017 Address 155 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320 Phone Number (850) 629-8680 Website panhandleplayers.com/

Autumn Harvest Bread ………
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Autumn Harvest Bread ………

  YIELDS 1 loaf COOK TIME 1 Hr 15 Min Our Test Kitchen loves quick breads! And you’ll love our easy Autumn Harvest Bread that has all the homey tastes of the season and rivals anything you can find at a bakery. What You’ll Need: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar 1 […]

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The Gift of Education: A Holiday Hotlist ……
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

The Gift of Education: A Holiday Hotlist ……

by Ashley H.K. Stewart  The Holiday season is upon us and many people are frantically trying to fulfill their gift lists. This year consider a gift that will spark creativity and learning. There are many educational toys that promote STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). For younger kids there are books, educational video games and […]

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Tired of Putting Up with Arthritis Pain ………….
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Tired of Putting Up with Arthritis Pain ………….

Tired of Putting Up with Arthritis Pain If you suffer from joint pain and stiffness, you are not alone. By age 50, almost every man and woman has occasionally experienced these symptoms. But if joint pain and stiffness persist, it could mean that you have arthritis. The 2017 Arthritis White Paper When you have arthritis, […]

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EDUCATION NEWS AND NOTES: What Parents Want ………
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

EDUCATION NEWS AND NOTES: What Parents Want ………

  (NAPSI)—As the current administration shines a spotlight on school choice, families around the country are opening their minds to new educational opportunities. Many states are inspired by Indiana’s tax-credit scholarships and school voucher program, which, a recent EdChoice and Hanover Research study discovered, are not only popular, but also increase parental involvement in their […]

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