FHP reports no injuries in Washington County incident …….

The Florida Highway Patrol reports no injuries in a Jan. 6 accident on State Road 8 in Washington County.   The FHP reports that a dump truck driven by William H. Johnson of Cantonment, Florida was traveling westbound on State Road 8 in a road construction area.  The driver had just finished dropping a load […]

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Oysters- The Myth and The Delicacy

Oysters- The Myth and The Delicacy

Oysters are great roasted, baked or eaten raw right from the shell, but there has always been a myth associated with the bivalve. The myth, long propagated, is that you should eat oysters only in months that contain the letter “R” in the name (September, October, December and January but not in June, July or August). […]

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Mast Votes to Disapprove of Anti-Israel UN Resolution …….

Mast Served Alongside Israeli Defense Forces Following 12 Years in U.S. Army WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today voted to object to the anti-Israel UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which the Administration refused to veto. H. Res. 11 passed the House of Representatives 342 to 80. Rep. Mast was a co-sponsor of […]

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Statement from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and EPA Administrator-Designate Scott Pruitt ……….

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt today met with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (WV-D) on Capitol Hill to discuss Mr. Pruitt’s upcoming hearing before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works committee. Below is a statement from EPA Administrator-designate Pruitt: “Senator Joe Manchin and I had a very good and productive […]

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Vernon, Florida High School Beats Poplar Springs High School in Boys Basketball

Vernon, Florida High School Beats Poplar Springs High School in Boys Basketball

The Vernon, Florida High School Yellow Jackets beat Polar Springs High School in a boys basketball game on the Vernon High School campus on Thursday, January 5, 2017. The Vernon varsity team won with a final score of 69-34, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in […]

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Lawmakers Unveil Gun-Safety Legislation That Targets Assault-Style Weapons ……..

Lawmakers Unveil Gun-Safety Legislation That Targets Assault-Style Weapons ……..

Proposed legislation to ban assault-style weapons in Florida was unveiled this Thursday  afternoon at a news conference held by the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence. Sen. Linda Stewart and Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith are introducing the bills, which also include banning large ammunition feeding devices. “Assault weapons are the gold standard for mass murder. […]

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Driver lucky in I-10 accident …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 32-year-old Carl Jenkins of Pensacola received no injuries in early morning crash on I-10 in Washington County when the second trailer on 2014 Freight-liner Semi he was driving overturned.   According to the FHP,  Jenkins was west bound on I-10 at the time of the incident.  They report […]

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Exploring Florida’s Native Trees with members of the Chipley Garden Club ………

Exploring Florida’s Native Trees with members of the Chipley Garden Club ………

by Gwen Collins   The first meeting in 2017 of Chipley Garden Club was held Wednesday, January 4, at 1st Presbyterian Church of Chipley and hosted by Vice-President Ri McGlamery and Club member Betty Fairchild.   The guest speaker for the meeting was Dara Dobson, owner of 7 Pines Native Plant Nursery in DeFuniak Springs, […]

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Understanding and Applying EPDs to Bull Selection ……..

Learn how to decipher and use the enormous amount of data available to cattlemen looking to purchase new bulls. Topics covered during the class on January 10th will include : *  EPDs & Indexes *  Sire Summaries *  Genomic Tools   Bull selection is one of the fastest ways for a cattleman to change the […]

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BCF Announces Exciting January Chapel Schedule ……..

BCF Announces Exciting January Chapel Schedule ……..

There are so many things that make The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville a special place for faculty, staff, students, and alumni, but there is nothing that is closer to the heartbeat of the institution than the weekly chapel services.   Chapel services are held in the historic R.G. Lee Chapel Monday, Tuesday, […]

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Northwest Florida Water Management District to host public workshops for Surface Water Improvement and Management plan updates ……..

This version corrects the date for the St. Andrew Bay/St. Joe Bay public workshop.   HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District will host six public outreach workshops on the Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) plan updates. These plans are being developed by the District to build on past and ongoing efforts to […]

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It’s Comedy Time at Kaleidoscope Neil Simon’s Rumors runs January 6 – 22 ………

Neil Simon Comedy Romp, Rumors, Opens January 6 for 3 Weekends – Rumor Has It, This Play Is a Winner!   Charlie and Myra Brock might have trouble talking anybody into attending their next anniversary party. Because the soiree intended to commemorate their 10th wedding anniversary, which plays out in Neil Simon’s Rumors, is a […]

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Easy Decluttering Tips ……..

Easy Decluttering Tips ……..

(NAPSI)—Even the cleanest home will look messy if it’s not properly organized. Jule Eller, director of trend and style at Lowe’s, says there are a few simple ways to declutter your home and make your space look tidy. Start by assessing each room. Every home and family is different but kitchens, garages and closets tend […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Earns NATEF Accreditation

Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Earns NATEF Accreditation

Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida prides itself on offering state-of-the-art certifications, preparing students for the workforce and offering employers qualified candidates. Certification and degree programs at FPTC span the range of traditional crafts such as welding, automotive technology and cosmetology to newer offerings such as CyberSecurity, Drones and Internet Technology, and everything in […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Transition Builds Out White House Policy Team …….

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Transition Builds Out White House Policy Team …….

(New York, NY) – The Trump-Pence Presidential Transition Team today announced the build out of the White House policy team. The Domestic Policy Director and Council will report to the Senior Advisor to the President for Policy, Stephen Miller. All members of the policy team will be required to accept a five-year ban on lobbying […]

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From the White House ……….

FACT SHEET: Final It’s On Us Summit and Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault Since the beginning of this Administration, the President and Vice President have made it a priority to root out sexual misconduct wherever it exists, especially on our nation’s college campuses. Students have played a […]

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