2017 Rodeo Season Ends in Bonifay, Florida Not With A Bang, But A Whimper on Saturday, October 7, 2017
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2017 Rodeo Season Ends in Bonifay, Florida Not With A Bang, But A Whimper on Saturday, October 7, 2017

‘Everybody is a cowboy when the rodeo comes to town’, as the saying goes, and local businesses are typically happy each year during the Northwest Florida Championship Series Rodeo in Bonifay, Florida. Western wear shops in particular expand their sales at this time of year, from marketing to chic young women and drug store cowboys […]

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‘Mondays with Pete’ – October 9, 2017

Good morning:   All eyes were on hurricane Nate as it churned in the Gulf of Mexico last week. Anxious eyes tuned into the Weather Channel to watch fifteen minutes worth of ads to get seven minutes of updates only to find out they were just repeating the same thing over and over until the […]

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Obituary for Reginald Dominique Ward            . ……
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Obituary for Reginald Dominique Ward . ……

Mr. Reginald Dominique Ward, “Trouble”, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Port St. Joe, FL went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 29, 2017.   Reginald was born on May 30, 1978, in Port Saint Joe, Florida as the eldest of three children born to Mr. Arion Ward, Sr. and Debbie Ward.   […]

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Washington County’s Tobacco Free Partnership approaches Chipley Council about new ordinance            ……….
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Washington County’s Tobacco Free Partnership approaches Chipley Council about new ordinance ……….

Travis Mask, Monica Rehberg and SWAT members approach the Chipley City Council regarding a Tobacco-Free Sampling and Distribution Ordinance.   by Kathy Foster   Telling the Chipley City Council they are working with community organizations and leaders committed to educating others about tobacco use, helping protect kids from tobacco, and strengthening local policies, especially those […]

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Chipola College announces AFC Scholars              …….
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Chipola College announces AFC Scholars …….

The Chipola College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) recently awarded nine scholarships to dependents of college employees.   Since 1993, AFC has awarded over $170,000 to students through Chipola’s AFC Scholarship Endowment. AFC members raise funds through concession sales at college sports events and with an annual silent auction.   Scholarship recipients […]

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Tri-County Community Council sets dates to sign up for Christmas assistance       ………
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Tri-County Community Council sets dates to sign up for Christmas assistance ………

Tri-County Community Council, in partnership with the Salvation Army, has announced dates for area families to sign-up for assistance with Christmas toys and food.   Toys are only for qualified families with children, while food will be given to everyone who signs up, regardless if they have children.   Washington County sign-up will take place […]

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Extended hours at the updated Sunny Hills Library          …….
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Extended hours at the updated Sunny Hills Library …….

The Sunny Hills Library will have extended hours. The new hours provide citizens with 36 hours of access to the facility. The new hours are as follows: Monday   …    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday   …    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.     …    closed from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday   …    9 a.m. to […]

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With 110% Increase, Sunshine State Leads the Nation in Growth of Rooftop Solar …….

A new report* from PV Magazine finds Florida now leads the nation in solar growth. The state saw a 110% increase in new residential solar permits over the previous year. A state-wide partnership between the League of Women Voters and Solar United Neighbors of Florida, have spurred this growth. Solar United Neighbors of Florida was […]

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BCF to Host Worldwide Missions Conference        ………….
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BCF to Host Worldwide Missions Conference ………….

The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is the gathering place for the Worldwide Missions Conference scheduled for Monday, October 23, through Wednesday, October 25. Highlighting the theme of Send, Be Sent, BCF faculty, students, staff, and ministry team leaders will join together pursuing the call of missions that God commanded. The Florida Baptist […]

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Tucker Art on display at Chipola College in Marianna             ………
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Tucker Art on display at Chipola College in Marianna ………

Original works by watercolor artist Cassie Tucker are now on display in the Chipola Center for the Arts Gallery.   Cassie and her husband, Richard Tucker, live in his family’s old Wakulla homestead. Beyond painting, she shares her enthusiasm for art through teaching students Drawing, Painting and Art History at Wakulla High School.   Local […]

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