Gardening: Attract Wildlife …………

Gardening: Attract Wildlife …………

Bring your yard to life by providing water, food and shelter for birds, butterflies and other creatures.     Provided by IFAS, University of Florida   *  Remember to plant for pollinators. Firebush supplies food for birds and butterflies. Snags have great appeal for various woodpeckers.   *  Reduce insecticide use. Each time you apply […]

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BCF Students on Missions at Camp Macon ……..

BCF Students on Missions at Camp Macon ……..

For one intense week of ministry, psychology and missions majors from The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville, joined together in a unique summer practicum in rural Noxubee County Mississippi. Known locally as “Camp Macon,” the week-long project has been a highlight of children and teens in the county since 2004, when the leaders […]

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Paddling Trails in the Apalachicola Bay/Chipola area ……

Paddling Trails in the Apalachicola Bay/Chipola area ……

Along the coast, vast tracts of unspoiled public lands and islands are featured in this segment, from the high dunes of St. Joseph Peninsula State Park to the wild palm-lined shores of St. Vincent Island. Florida Cities: Apalachicola, Port St. Joe, Marianna                           […]

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Helping Older Adults Prevent And Manage Delirium

Helping Older Adults Prevent And Manage Delirium

(NAPSI)—Feeling disoriented can be an upsetting experience for anyone, but for older adults coping with a medical condition called “delirium,” it can be particularly disturbing. Delirium is a sudden change in mental function that can cause an older person to behave differently than he or she normally would. Some people become aggressive and agitated when […]

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GERRYMANDERED DISTRICTS TO BE REDRAWN IN TIME FOR 2016 ELECTIONS …….

SENATE ADMITS IT VIOLATED CONSTITUTION TALLAHASSEE — TUESDAY, JULY 28 — The Florida Senate today confessed that the March, 2012 Senate redistricting maps were drawn in violation of the Constitution and in favor of certain parties and incumbents,” Pamela Goodman, the President of the League of Women Voters of Florida, said today shortly after the […]

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CFO Jeff Atwater Appoints Sha’Ron James as Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the appointment of Sha’Ron James, a long-time voice for the people of Florida, as the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate effective August 3. The role of Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate is to independently and ardently represent the needs of policyholders when insurance decisions are made. James […]

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Vernon Council honors Lara Stucki ……

Vernon Council honors Lara Stucki ……

Stucki served eight  years with the literacy program in Vernon.   by Kathy Foster   In her letter to the community Stucki said her last day with the Vernon Literacy Center will be July 29th, but she hopes the Center will reopen in the future under the direction of another coordinator and instructor.   “I […]

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Washington County, Florida Health Index Scores Next To Last In The State ……..

With a population of just under 25,000, Washington County, Florida recently ranked next to last, second only to Union County, as one of the most unhealthy counties in Florida, with an age-adjusted premature mortality rate almost 65% higher than the state average. At first glance the statistics do not necessarily alarm- after all, somebody has […]

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Don’t Let Father Time Take Your Independence ………..

Don’t Let Father Time Take Your Independence ………..

(NewsUSA) – When most people are envisioning their retirement, they picture themselves doing things they love, like dancing, playing tennis, or running around the playground with their grandchildren. Unfortunately, retirement isn’t always as great as hoped. These days, too many seniors find themselves losing their independence due to the natural aging process.   According to […]

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Commissioner Putnam’s Department Expedites Concealed Weapon License Applications for Active Military Members and Veterans ………….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is now expediting Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License applications for active military members and veterans. “The men and women who serve and have served our country deserve all of the support we can provide,” stated […]

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Obituary for Lelend Carl Dilmore …….

SFC (Ret.) Lelend Carl Dilmore 81, of Cottondale, Florida passed away at home after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his family on Saturday, July 25, 2015.   He was born on November 24, 1933 in Niceville, Florida to William Carl and Willie Edna Dilmore. He grew up just south of Cottondale assisting his parents on […]

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Obituary for Frank Ponds ……

Obituary for Frank Ponds ……

Mr. Frank Ponds, 68 of Atlanta, GA, a native of Bonifay, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Atlanta, GA. He was a retired pharmacist, armed forces reserved, and of the Baptist Faith. Home Going Services will be held 11 A.M., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from the sanctuary […]

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Two arrested in Chipley crash Sunday ……

Two arrested in Chipley crash Sunday ……

One Slocomb, Alabama woman and one Bonifay man arrested.  

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Crash at U.S. 90 and 5th Street in Chipley …….

Crash at U.S. 90 and 5th Street in Chipley …….

One vehicle hits New Life Fellowship Church.    

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No injuries in Brickyard Road crash …………

A Sunday afternoon crash in Chipley left a disabled vehicle, but no injuries.     The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports a 2001 Cadillac Deville driven by 23-year-0ld Jodie Adams of Geneva, Alabama was fleeing Chipley Police, traveling west on Brickyard Road in Chipley, and attempted  to make a right turn  Kirkland Road on Sunday evening […]

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Mondays with Pete July 26, 2015 …….

Good morning; The bus wound through the crowded city streets early one morning filled with anxious riders. Noisy motorcycles, loud trucks and diesel exhaust set the atmosphere of this bustling Central American city. Street vendors were setting up for the day, some with makeshift huts, and others with small push carts. Some on the bus […]

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