6th Grade Awards Day at Roulhac Middle School ……

Awards Day Roulhac Middle School June 3, 2014 Sixth Grade Citizenship: Ashleigh Hicks                                 Sawyer Wilson Metz-Andrews Social Studies Award Brody Paulk                                  Ashtin Williams […]

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Roulhac Middle School 5th Grade Awards for 2014 ………

  All A’s in Math All Year Ethan Adkison                                                                                             […]

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Mary “Roonie” Scovel returns to GCSC as Interim Women’s Basketball Coach ……

Panama City, FL ­– Gulf Coast State College is pleased to announce that Mary “Roonie” Scovel will serve as Interim Women’s Basketball Head Coach effective Wednesday, June 4. “Roonie Scovel has a great record on and off the court,” said Dr. Melissa Lavender, Vice President of Student Affairs. “She has helped countless young women become […]

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Senator Don Gaetz on Budget Signing …..

Senator Don Gaetz on Budget Signing …..

Points out that Kate Smith Elementary School Project and Washington County Courthouse projects were funded. . Governor Preserves Legislature’s Investments In Northwest Florida, Signs New State Budget, Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s FY 2014-2015 budget which makes substantial investments in Bay, Escambia, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington Counties in Northwest Florida. […]

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Rock Hill Church in Chipley welcomes new pastor …..

Rock Hill Church in Chipley welcomes new pastor …..

Rock Hill Church is pleased to announce their new pastor and family. Bro. Mack BlayLock looks forward to serving the community and being a part of such a wonderful area.   Bro. BlayLock would like to invite everyone  to  visit Rock Hill Church’s services. Friday Night 6:00 P.M.   Sunday School 10:00 A.M.   Sunday […]

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Phase II finished but ‘Paint the Plug’ competition continues …….

Phase II finished but ‘Paint the Plug’ competition continues …….

Phase II is complete and voting is underway! Applications for Phase III are due by June 11th.   The Washington County Arts Council and the Chipley Community Redevelopment Agency would like to thank the artists who participated in Paint the Plug – the Fire Hydrant Painting Contest! The hydrants are a work of art that […]

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Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin By Bob Wattendorf ……

Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin By Bob Wattendorf ……

  Speak out on bass management   It is time to speak out about Florida’s proposed change to largemouth bass management by filling out an online survey or attending a local meeting (see MyFWC.com/Calendar). The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to be sure management strategies optimize use and enjoyment of these fish in a […]

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CHIPOLA TO SCREEN FLORIDA WILDLIFE CORRIDOR EXPEDITION FILM ……

CHIPOLA TO SCREEN FLORIDA WILDLIFE CORRIDOR EXPEDITION FILM ……

MARIANNA—Chipola College will host a screening of the Elam Stolzfus documentary film, “The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee,” Thursday, June 12, at 6 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.   The Emmy award-winning film has been shown nationwide on public television. Chipola graduate and 30-year veteran filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus will be on […]

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Oriental Persimmons Varieties for North Florida ……

Oriental Persimmons Varieties for North Florida ……

Oriental persimmon trees are suitable for small scale local production, or for the home gardener.  by Peter C. Andersen Two species of persimmons are grown in the United States, the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) and the Oriental persimmon (Diospyros kaki). The American persimmon is a native component of eastern hardwood forests, and produces a small bitter […]

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YOUR HEALTH: Seniors Reveal Life-Changing Effects Of Fitness

YOUR HEALTH: Seniors Reveal Life-Changing Effects Of Fitness

(NAPSI)—If you are an older adult, exercise is one of the best things you can do for your physical and mental health. According to the Centers for Disease Control, older adults should exercise for 150 minutes a week, with a good mix of cardio and strength training. Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough exercise to […]

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Personal Comment by Kathy Foster

For the past several months we’ve been concerned that we might have lost some palms and cycads to this past winter’s unseasonably cold weather.    That’s a real concern for property owners who have landscaped with what it suppose to be plants tolerant of our region’s normal temperatures.   However,  this past weekend we got […]

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AFP-FL on Signing of HB 5001 ……..

State director Hudson thanks Scott for cutting taxes and fees, paying down debt.   TALLAHASSEE — The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity is applauding Governor Rick Scott today upon the signing of the annual appropriations bill.   Florida State Director Chris Hudson had the following to say: “Governor Scott has continued to fulfill the […]

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TaxWatch Comments on Florida’s New Budget, Signed Today ……

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott signed the state budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 today, which includes many smart investments for Florida. The budget returns money to Florida’s hard-working taxpayers while increasing spending for state priorities, such as education, economic development, and innovative government spending. “The state budget provides historic levels of funding for children, […]

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Statements by President Gaetz and Chair Negron Regarding the 2014-15 State Budget

Tallahassee–Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) and Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today released the following statements regarding Governor Scott signing House Bill 5001, the 2014-15 General Appropriations Act.   President Gaetz: “Governor Scott has remained faithful to his fiscal conservative principles by approving the largest broad-based tax cut in […]

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State Rep. Coley Commends Governor Scott on Signing the 2014-2015 State Budget

Marianna, Fla.—State Representative Marti Coley (R-Marianna), Speaker Pro Tempore of the Florida House of Representatives, released the following statement regarding important actions taken by Governor Scott.   This morning Governor Scott signed into effect the General Appropriations Act, which provides the largest commitment to prek-12 public education in Florida’s history, cuts taxes by $500 million […]

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Gov. Scott Signs ‘The It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget ‘ ……..

Kate Smith Elementary School  and Washington County Courthouse not on the veto list.     TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2014-2015 It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget. Below  is Governor Scott’s letter to Secretary Detzner. The It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget, as passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into […]

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