A Simple Guide To Deductions

Taxpayers often know deductions save money on tax returns but may not be able to tell the difference among the types of deductions. (NAPSI)— The average taxpayer doesn’t need to understand all the intricacies of tax law, but it pays to know a few basics. For example, taxpayers often know deductions save money on tax […]

Keep Your Energy

  (NAPSI)—The next time you feel your energy flagging, consider this advice from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other experts: Getting a balance of protein and nutrients in your diet is the key to keeping your energy up all day. That means making sure you eat a variety of whole grains, […]

Pay Attention When You Plant A Tree

Pay Attention When You Plant A Tree

                        Trees or branches that fall on power lines are one of the main causes of power outages in this area. So before you plant, please consider the size and location of your tree.   Every year, power companies have to trim or remove […]

Will Dairy Boost Your Weight-Loss Resolution?

  (NewsUSA) – Consuming dairy products as part of your daily diet can help keep weight down, according to several studies. Findings in the Journal of Nutrition demonstrated that higher-protein, high-dairy diets shaved off belly fat and increased lean muscle. “One hundred percent of the weight lost in the higher-protein, high-dairy group was fat. And […]

Did You Know? Learn About All The Free Consumer Reports Available To You …….

Did You Know? Learn About All The Free Consumer Reports Available To You …….

(NAPSI)—You may know about your right to obtain a free annual report from the three national credit bureaus. Did you also know that you have a right to request information from other nationwide consumer reporting agencies?   Here are some times when you may want access to information beyond what you can find in your […]

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Mary Ethel Loflin’s Body Released by Medical Examiner’s Office

Although Mary Ethel Loflin’s body was released by the District 14 Medical Examiner’s Office,  Brock’s Hometown Funeral Home of Callaway reports that no memorial services have been scheduled.   Loflin, 62 of Washington County, was wounded by Bay County Sheriff’s Office deputies Dec. 4th in a standoff at her home and reportedly died Dec. 14th as a result of […]

Florida Land Steward Update

News & Info Brief HOW WILL GOVERNMENT “FISCAL CLIFF” ACTIONS IMPACT LANDOWNERS? From Florida Forestry Association’s Forestry Friday, 1/4/13: This week the federal government took action to avoid the “fiscal cliff” that has been dominating the headlines.  See the blog atFlorida Land Steward Update1/4/13 for a briefing on possible impacts.   2012 TAX TIPS FOR FOREST LANDOWNERS […]

League of Cities Responds to Report on Red Light Cameras

League of Cities Responds to Report on Red Light Cameras

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida League of Cities today issued the following statement in response to a recent report from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles regarding red light safety cameras: “Providing cities with the tools they need to keep residents safe is the Florida League of Cities’ No. 1 priority, and […]

Silver Alert Program Announced

(Chipley, FL; January 4, 2013)— The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is launching a county-wide campaign to educate citizens and promote the benefits of the Silver Alert Program. The Silver Alert is a plan to aid local law enforcement in the rescue and recovery of a missing senior who is afflicted with an irreversible deterioration of […]

Two Bonifay Residents Receive Serious Injuries In Crash

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 32 year old Irene Elizabeth Harris and 11 year old Gregory Mendoza, age 11, both of Bonifay, Florida, received serious injuries in a crash around 9:13 p.m. on Jan. 3rd in Holmes County.   According to the FHP, the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier being driven by Harris was southbound […]

West Florida Electric Names Employees of the Year

West Florida Electric Names Employees of the Year

GRACEVILLE – Jerry West, a line worker at the cooperative’s Graceville office was named West Florida Electric Employee of the Year in mid-December. West was chosen to receive this award by his co-workers because he best exemplifies the following traits: personality, punctuality, safety habits, team work, flexibility and outstanding performance on the job. West, a […]

Take Stock In Children Recognizes Volunteers

In conjunction with the Proclamation by President Obama that January 2013 shall be “National Mentoring Month”, the Washington County Scholarship Foundation, Inc., operator of the Take Stock In Children (TSIC) scholarship program in the county, is also recognizing its volunteers who work directly with the students and schools.   What sets the TSIC program apart […]

KSES Site Selection Committee Narrows Search To One Site

KSES Site Selection Committee Narrows Search To One Site

After reviewing information and visiting the proposed sites for the new Kate Smith Elementary School proposed for Chipley, members of the Site Selection Committee on Thursday seemed to prefer what is labeled Site 2.  The site is approximately 22 acres in a much larger property that lies between Brickyard Road and South Boulevard. While there was […]

WCSO responds to early morning shooting; inquiry continue

Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators responded to a 911 call at approximately 1:24 a.m. on January 3rd in reference to a shots fired call that occurred in the area of State Road 285 and Interstate 10. According to statements taken, two victims were traveling southbound on State Road 285 when a dark colored […]

Johnny Wayne Williams obit

Johnny Wayne Williams, 56 of Wausau, Florida passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. Johnny was born in Davie, Florida on August 17, 1956 to Johnnie Willard and Claris Chambers Williams. He had been a resident of Wausau for the past thirty years and attended the Wausau Pentecostal Holiness Church. […]

What to Know When Choosing a Health Care Provider

What to Know When Choosing a Health Care Provider

(NewsUSA) – Consumers are more concerned than ever about making the right health care decisions, yet a national study from Healthgrades suggests that people actually spend more time researching their refrigerator purchase than their health care provider. “When people aren’t properly informed, they tend to choose convenience over quality,” explains Dr. Archelle Georgiou, “Instead of […]