By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Uber Statement on Bipartisan Passage of House Bill 221 by House Government Accountability Committee ……..

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Members of the Florida House of Representatives Government Accountability Committee today voted 21 to 1 on House Bill 221, which establishes the regulatory framework for the operation of transportation network companies (TNCs) in the State of Florida. Uber released the following statement, which should be attributed to Javi Correoso, Public Affairs Manager, Uber Florida: […]

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‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter and BLAST
By February 21, 2017 Read More →

‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter and BLAST

‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Josh Potter from the organization ‘BLAST’, in Chipley on January 25, 2017.  Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine, online at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also listen to these interviews […]

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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Florida Forest Service Releases New Fire Information App ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service today announced the release of “FLBurnTools,” a new mobile app to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity. Prescribed burn practitioners can also use the app to plan and submit authorization requests. The “FLBurnTools” app is now available in […]

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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Smokeless Tobacco Use Remains A Problem ……..

Florida Department of Health in Washington County and Tobacco Free Florida are raising awareness during “Through with Chew Week” Chipley, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Washington County’s and  the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program are raising awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco – like chew and dip […]

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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board ……….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of two and reappointment of one to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. Anthony Lopresto, 54, of Groveland, is a building inspector for Lake County Building Services. He succeeds Wayne Francis and is appointed for a term beginning February 20, 2017, and ending […]

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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Bobby Ray Brooks …….

Bobby Ray “Hawkeyes” Brooks died on February 17, 2017. He was 60 years old. He was born March 6, 1956 in Cuthbert, Georgia to the late Charlie Ray and Mary Elizabeth (Adtkison) Brooks. Bobby was a former resident of both Eufaula and Dothan, Alabama. He loved to ride his bike around town and he worked […]

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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Myrtle Mae Nellums ………

Myrtle Mae Nellums, age 84 of Chipley, FL went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 19, 2017. She was born on October 16, 1932 in Chipley, FL to the late Henry Holley and Ellar Mae (Duncan) Holley. Myrtle is a lifelong resident of the Washington County area and is a retiree from […]

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By February 20, 2017 Read More →

From The White House: The First Month ……

The White House We are officially one month into President Donald J. Trump’s Administration, and it has been a very successful start. President Trump has focused on jumpstarting job creation and saving taxpayers money, by withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and clearing roadblocks delaying the Keystone Pipeline’s construction. Along with Canadian Prime […]

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By February 20, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Florida House is Playing Politics with Families’ Jobs ……..

Governor Rick Scott has written the below op-ed on the Florida House playing politics with Florida families jobs in advance of the House Appropriations Committee vote tomorrow to abolish Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida. The committee meeting is tomorrow at 1pm at the Florida State Capitol and includes many members who just last year supported […]

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Part  of 2- One Out Of Every Four Children In The United States Does Not Have Enough To Eat
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Part of 2- One Out Of Every Four Children In The United States Does Not Have Enough To Eat

One out of every six people (one out of every FOUR children) in the United States are food challenged, and go to work, school or bed hungry. Here’s part 1 of a two part ‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Cathy Pope, CEO of ‘Feeding The Gulf Coast’ and James Guy, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Church, […]

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