December “Outta’ the Woods”

December “Outta’ the Woods”

December filled with holiday hunting traditions.     December “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young    December filled with holiday hunting traditions   There’s finally a chill and certain festiveness in the air as most of us try to take time off from work to enjoy spending quality time with family and friends and reflect […]

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Obituary for James W. Hallman …..

Mr. James W. Hallman (Buddy), 76, of Chipley, Florida passed away at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley on December 1, 2013. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Hallman was born on January 5, 1937 in Fountain, Florida to William W. Hallman and Mildred L. Hallman.   He was predeceased by […]

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Obituary for James Horace Gilley ….

Mr. James Horace Gilley, age 71, of Graceville, Florida passed away November 28, 2013.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on  Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at The Sanctuary in Ebro with interment in the Ebro Community Cemetery.   Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m.  Tuesday at Peel Funeral Home Vernon Chapel. […]

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Learn more about ‘Relay For Life’ ……

Learn more about ‘Relay For Life’ ……

It’s not too late to sign up your team for the 2014 event. What Is Relay For Life? Each year, more than 4 million people in over 20 countries raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer through the Relay For Life movement. Celebrate During a Relay event, participants and survivors celebrate what […]

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2013 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON ENDS TODAY ……

Quietest Season in Recent Years Could Create Complacency TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) marks the end of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season today by reminding Floridians that emergency preparedness does not end with the hurricane season.   The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season was predicted to be an above average season with […]

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KMS PTO thanks dinner guests …….

KMS PTO thanks dinner guests …….

There was a steady stream of dinner guests at Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley Tuesday night as the school’s Parent-Teacher Organization welcomed all those who attended the fall annual dinner hosted at the school.      

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‘Paint The Plug’ contest open to everyone …..

‘Paint The Plug’ contest open to everyone …..

Fire Hydrant painting contest in downtown Chipley !                    

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Data Provides Insight On Today’s Face Of COPD …..

Data Provides Insight On Today’s Face Of COPD …..

(NAPSI)—In 2008, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) surpassed stroke to become the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Nationwide, more than 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD while millions more are unaware they may have the disease. Yet, for the serious burden COPD poses on American public health and people’s quality […]

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Help With Baking Your Holiday Treats Is Just A Phone Call Away …….

Help With Baking Your Holiday Treats Is Just A Phone Call Away …….

(NAPSI)—Whether following a treasured family recipe or trying something new, many newcomers mistakenly see baking as an intimidating challenge.   Fortunately, thanks to a professionally staffed holiday baking hotline, you’ll never have to tackle these tasks on your own again.   The baking hotline is staffed by trusted, test-kitchen experts who are ready to answer […]

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Obituary for Donny W. Barnes …..

Donny W. Barnes, 57 of Marianna, passed from this life Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida.   Donny was born April 13, 1956 in Marianna, Florida to Coy and Mary Virginia (Grantham) Barnes. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, Donny worked as a caretaker and was of the Baptist faith.   […]

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Obituary for Gertrude McClendon Skinner …….

Gertrude McClendon Skinner, 77 of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital in Bonifay.   Gertrude was born February 26, 1936 in Clarksville, Florida to James and Susie (Adkins) McClendon. She had lived in the panhandle for 4 years since coming from East point, Florida. She […]

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Obituary for Mernia Jean Milam ……….

Mrs. Mernia Jean Milam, age 60, of Chipley, Florida passed away November 27, 2013 at Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center in Panama City, FL. She was born February 24, 1953 in Ohio to the late Walter Scott Brooks and Lucille Francis Ours Brooks. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Milam was preceded in […]

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STATEWIDE REBRANDING CHANGES WORKFORCE plus NAME TO CAREERSOURCE CAPITAL REGION ……

New brand identity unifies 24 Florida regional workforce boards TALLAHASSEE, FL – Driving greater awareness to the resources available to job seekers and employers in the Capital region, WORKFORCE plus will formally launch a new brand early next year, CareerSource Capital Region, in response to a statewide rebranding initiative for regional workforce boards. Workforce Florida, Inc. announced the entire workforce system, […]

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Getting Old Before Your Time: Immediate Sacrifices You Must Make Today to Live Longer ……

Fort Lauderdale, FL  -  We wouldn’t expect a car to run well if we didn’t maintain it, yet we expect our bodies to keep going even when we eat a poor diet or do little to no exercise. We all have to age, that’s a given, but we don’t have to accelerate the process and […]

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Snook harvest seasonal closure in Gulf starts Dec. 1 ……

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, and will remain closed through Feb. 28, 2014, reopening to harvest March 1, 2014.   Snook can continue to be caught and released during the closed season.   This and other regular season […]

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‘Boys to Men’ a terrific program in Vernon Middle School …..

‘Boys to Men’ a terrific program in Vernon Middle School …..

Students from the ‘Boys to Men’ program at Vernon Middle School appeared to enjoy themselves when they stopped by a Bonifay nursing facility recently to visit with the patients residing at the home.   Not only did the well dressed young men enjoy themselves, but it was obvious that the patients at the home thoroughly […]

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