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Two killed in I-10 crash in Holmes County ……

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a Jackson County man and a New Hampshire resident died as a result of injuries sustained in a Sept. 17th crash on I-10 in Holmes County.   According to the FHP report,  Christopher R. Russ, 40, of Graceville was driving a 2009 Honda Accord eastbound in the left, inside lane, […]

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Mondays with Pete: September 18, 2017 …….

Good morning; Two ships lie rigged and ready in the harbor. The passengers were beginning to gather. They came from all walks of life, young, old and in between; rich poor and in between. There was no confusion about which ship they would board. As they approached the ramps to the ships they split up […]

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Wildflower Alrert:  Cardinal flower             …………
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Wildflower Alrert: Cardinal flower …………

Cardinal flower   This bright red wildflower (Lobelia cardinalis) stands out like a flag as it grows in wet areas along roadsides and waterways. It is in the same genus as some of the blue lobelias that also bloom in the late summer and fall.   The shape of the lobelia flower is distinctive with […]

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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Are DUI Charges Worth Fighting?’
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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Are DUI Charges Worth Fighting?’

There are rules and regulations everywhere you look, and it’s important to be cognizant of the law.  As they say, ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse’, and a number of laws are important to know and understand. In this series of articles, we will be discussing some of the laws with which you should […]

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GAS PRICES HIT 3-YEAR HIGHS AFTER HURRICANES          ……..
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GAS PRICES HIT 3-YEAR HIGHS AFTER HURRICANES ……..

Southeastern states see the highest monthly increases in the U.S. TAMPA, Fl.  — Gasoline availability continues to improve after Hurricane Irma drove-up demand and left many gas stations without fuel. A steady stream of ships delivering gasoline to Florida’s ports are helping to normalize supply levels in the southeastern U.S., and gas prices are beginning to drift a […]

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AAA Encourages Parents to Avoid Distractions, Check Car Seats for Child Safety Week …….

Survey Shows Majority of Parents Engage in Distracting Behaviors Behind the Wheel   TAMPA, Fla. (September 18, 2017 ) — From making sure a car seat is installed correctly to deciding how much to interact with their children while driving, parents make critical decisions every day when it comes to the safety of kids in the car. Motor […]

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Mark your calendars now for Oct. 5th & 6th Yard Sale            ……..
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Mark your calendars now for Oct. 5th & 6th Yard Sale ……..

Porter/Parrish Yard Sale at 1205 Richter Road, Cottondale, Florida.  

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Gov. Scott Directs DBPR to Make it Easier for Floridians to Rebuild Following Hurricane Irma ………

MARATHON, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has directed Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Secretary Jonathan Zachem to suspend certain regulations and fees that may prevent, hinder or delay necessary response and recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. This order applies to all counties identified in the Major Disaster Declaration and will help Floridians […]

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Deadline Approaching in Florida for SBA Working Capital Loans ………..

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Oct. 23 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a result of the drought that began on Nov. 15, 2016. This disaster declaration includes […]

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Two Farm Food Safety Workshops Scheduled for October ……….

  Two Farm Food Safety Workshops are scheduled for October in the Panhandle. A Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual Workshop is scheduled for October 5th in Crestview and a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for October 26 in Marianna. The PSA Grower Training curriculum is approved by the FDA to […]

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