Suspect killed in home invasion in Walton County ………

Courtesy WZEP Radio   One man is dead and an investigation is underway after a home invasion in Freeport early Saturday morning. Deputies responded to a home on Loop Circle after dogs began barking, alerting the two residents that there was someone at the front door. Upon opening the door, one of the residents said they were […]

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Gov. Scott: We are Heartbroken by the Loss of Two Law Enforcement Officers in Orlando …….

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement regarding the shooting death of Master Sgt. Debra Clayton, of the Orlando Police Department, and the death of an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy. Governor Scott said, “I am heartbroken and angered to hear of the shooting and death of Master Sgt. Debra Clayton this […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES UP 40 CENTS FROM A YEAR AGO ……..

AAA: GAS PRICES UP 40 CENTS FROM A YEAR AGO ……..

Nashville gas prices could be impacted by new Colonial Pipeline problems  TAMPA, Fla. — Motorists saw little change at the pump last week. Compared to a week ago, average prices remained the same in Florida, and rose 1-cent in Georgia and Tennessee. Web Tools Daily Gas Prices Top Ways to Save Money on Gas  Visit the AAA Newsroom […]

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What They Are Saying: Treasury Nominee Mnuchin Receives Praise From Senators …….

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) “It is time to get serious about the problems families and businesses large and small across the nation face. Whether it is the urgent need for tax reform or wide-ranging regulatory relief, we will need someone like Steven working with both parties in Congress to make it happen. His […]

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Mondays with Pete: January 9, 2017 ……..

The cold, winter air signaled a change coming. The sky, on that Saturday in January 1968, was a crystal, winter blue without a cloud. The Scouts were on their monthly camp out about twenty miles south of Topeka near the small town of Overbrook, Kansas. The high for the day was to reach the upper […]

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CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES TO PRESENT CASHORE MARIONETTES …….

CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES TO PRESENT CASHORE MARIONETTES …….

Chipola Artist Series season tickets are on sale at the Center for the Arts Box Office or online at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice.   The internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will present a show for all ages, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. The moving and humorous performances have astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. […]

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Sign up now for ball season in Wausau ………

The Town of Wausau has begun sign ups for the 2017 ball season.   Sign up fee will be $25.00 per child ages 4-12.   Anyone interesting in coaching please contact the Wausau Town Hall 638-1781.   Also, please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

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Help Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer: Test and Know Your Home’s Radon Level ……..

WASHINGTON – January is National Radon Action Month, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joins with state, tribal and local public health agencies to encourage all Americans to test their homes for radon. Exposure to radon in indoor air is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Test your home and make 2017 a […]

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BUSINESS NEWS AND NOTES: Checklist For Success …….

BUSINESS NEWS AND NOTES: Checklist For Success …….

  (NAPSI)—If you’ve been thinking—or even just dreaming—of your own ebusiness, you aren’t alone. Take the time to properly set up your system, however, and you’ll have a leg up on those who don’t. This checklist may help: 1. Define your product catalog. Know what your differentiators are—the uniqueness of your products, competitive prices, free […]

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Winter made a stop in Northwest Florida over the weekend …….

Winter made a stop in Northwest Florida over the weekend …….

It may not happen every year,  but winter did blow through Northwest Florida over the past weekend and the picture shown below proves it.      

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Washington County Historical Society adds items to museum …….

Washington County Historical Society adds items to museum …….

Caboose renovation moving along.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Historical Society President Dorothy Odom announced Friday that several new items, including the old photo shown at the right (Pickles’ boarding house), have been added to items exhibited at the Society’s museum in Chipley.   The slightly damaged picture is going to be digitally […]

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BCF Continues Registration for the Spring Semester ……

BCF Continues Registration for the Spring Semester ……

The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is currently registering students for the spring semester which begins on January 16, 2017.   New student orientation will be held January 12-13, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the R. G. Lee Chapel. Even though registration continues through the official drop/add deadline in January, registering early ensures […]

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SAVE LIVES DURING FLORIDA’S MOVE OVER LAW AWARENESS MONTH ……..

SAVE LIVES DURING FLORIDA’S MOVE OVER LAW AWARENESS MONTH ……..

AAA Reminds Motorists to Slow Down and Move Over – it’s the law TAMPA, Fla.  – January is “Move Over” month in Florida. AAA – The Auto Club Group reminds motorists to Slow Down, Move Over. The law requires passing motorists to give adequate space to law enforcement, tow truck drivers, utility service vehicles and […]

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Fraud-Fighting Facts ……..

Fraud-Fighting Facts ……..

(NAPSI)—Hundreds of data breaches occur every year in the U.S. If your company, organization or agency has a data breach, you need to know what to do to help people whose personal information may have been exposed. Should you hire an identity theft service provider? If so, how should you choose one? Identity theft services […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Beats Cottondale High School in Boys Basketball

Chipley, Florida High School Beats Cottondale High School in Boys Basketball

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers beat the Cottondale High School Hornets in Boys Basketball on the Cottondale High School campus on Friday, January 6, 2017. The Chipley varsity team won with a final score of 60-51 in a hard-fought game, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding […]

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Two perish in Wausau fire (Update) …….

Just after 4:10 a.m. January 6th the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to a structure fire located at 3579 Washington Street in Wausau, Florida.   Washington County Deputies, Wausau Fire Department, Washington County Fire and EMS arrived and observed smoke coming from the residence. Upon arrival, the […]

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