Heat Up Your Grilling Game ……

Heat Up Your Grilling Game ……

(NAPSI)—More than 95 percent of Americans have cooked outdoors in the past year and 80 percent of U.S. households have an outdoor barbecue, grill or smoker, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.   To help your grilling, Russ Faulk, author of “Cook:Out,” shares some techniques.   Grilling 101: Getting Started   Tame the […]

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Gov. Scott honors Veteran at Sim’s Nursing Home with Governor’s Veterans Service Award …….

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today, joined by Colonel John Haas, Florida Army National Guard Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Alene Tarter, Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Director of Benefits & Assistance, and Ruth Bentley, Home Administrator of the Panama City Sims State Veterans Nursing Home, awarded 193 Florida veterans with the Governor’s […]

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Donnie Williams arrested in connection with burglary at Mike’s Liquor’s ……

On June 21, 2014 Deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Burglary that had already occurred at Mike’s Liquor’s on Hwy 71 N. in Malone, Florida. During the deputies initial investigation it was determined that the assailant had entered the business through a window. While inside the business the burglar got away […]

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Obituary for Robert Warren Drake ……

Robert Warren Drake, age 84 of Chipley, FL passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends Thursday, July 3, 2014 at his home. Robert was born July 6, 1929 to the late Marion and Jenny (Craft) Drake in Nashville, TN. Robert and his family have been residents of the Chipley area since 2004 when […]

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Jackson County works to stop underage drinking …….

Jackson County works to stop underage drinking …….

On June 28, 2014 Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Officers and Reserve Unit Officers along with the Alcohol and Beverage Department conducted a proactive investigation at Spring Creek Park. Officers were attempting to curtail county ordinance violators, underage drinking or possession, littering and drug use or possession.   During the investigation officers were able to observe […]

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Summer Read program July in Vernon ……

Summer Read program July in Vernon ……

Tuesdays at 3 p.m.     The Summer Read Program at the Vernon Library will continue July 8th,  15th and 22nd starting at 3 p.m. in Room 3 at the Vernon City Hall.   This summer the library has all the elements for a great summer reading program.   Learn how to  mix science, stories […]

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Chipola College officials are rolling out a new academic schedule for the Fall semester which begins in August. …….

Chipola College officials are rolling out a new academic schedule for the Fall semester which begins in August. …….

The new plan offers the possibility for students to register for a two-day schedule and attend classes only two days a week. Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Senior Vice President of Instruction, says, “This new schedule will provide another option for students in addition to online classes, evening classes, and a three or four-day schedule. Other colleges […]

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Pea Weevils Abound in Jackson County …… by Josh Thompson …….

Pea Weevils Abound in Jackson County …… by Josh Thompson …….

Shown here – a  good looking crop of field peas from Larry MacArthur in Malone, FL. Photo: Josh Thompson   Over the past few weeks, numerous calls have come in to the Extension Office aA good looking crop of field peas from Larry MacArthur in Malone, FL. Photo: Josh Thompsonbout a strange bug found in […]

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Something special for your summer visits – Little River Canyon …..

Something special for your summer visits – Little River Canyon …..

Something for all members of the family.      

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Online Education Can Mean Year-Round Learning ……

Online Education Can Mean Year-Round Learning ……

(NAPSI)—While summer can be a great time for family fun, it can also pose a challenge to many students. That’s because students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of the summer than they do at the beginning. This is commonly known as the “summer slide.”   Without the continuation of education online […]

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Obituary for Albert Urquhart, Jr. ……

Mr. Albert Urquhart, Jr., age 84, of Bonifay, Florida passed away June 30, 2014 peacefully at his home.   He was born August 7, 1929 in Holmes County Florida to the late Albert Urquhart Sr. and Linnie Messer Urquhart.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Urquhart was preceded in death by a son, Travis Urquhart; two brothers, Mack […]

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Obituary for Minnie Sasser Richter ……

Minnie Sasser Richter, age 69 of Chipley, passed away Wednesday, July 02, 2014 in Chipley. Minnie was born July 20, 1944 in Chipley to the late Dean and Mary Frances (Baker) Sasser. She had been a lifelong resident of Chipley and was a member of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church.   She is predeceased by […]

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Obituary for Jasper Alan Mears ……

Mr. Jasper Alan Mears, age 59, of Panama City, Florida passed away July 1, 2014 in the Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. Mr. Mears was born July 20, 1954 in Bonifay, Florida. He was preceded in death by his father, Addison Clinton Mears and mother, […]

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Visit the Indian Temple Mound Museum in Fort Walton Beach ….

Visit the Indian Temple Mound Museum in Fort Walton Beach ….

In 1962 the Indian Temple Mound Museum opened as the first municipally owned and operated museum in the State of Florida. The current museum building opened to the public in 1972 and is located on Highway 98 in the heart of historic downtown Fort Walton Beach, Florida.   The museum houses interpretative exhibits depicting 12,000 […]

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CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrest of Ocoee Man for Stealing More Than $1 Million in State Funds

TALLAHASSEE—Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Thomas Tomblin, of Ocoee, for the theft of more than $1.5 million in state funds intended to feed inmates in state correctional facilities. Tomblin is charged with grand theft and other felony charges after he, along with husband and wife Tyrone and Christy Walker, […]

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Chipley woman dies in Jackson County crash ……

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 77-year-old Madeline Martin of Chipley, Florida died in a 8:45 a.m. crash on State Road 77 in Jackson County July 2nd.   According to the FHP report,  Martin was driving a 2000 Toyota Camry northbound on State Road 77 north of County Road 162 on the northbound travel […]

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