Holmes County 2016 Summer Read Program ……

Holmes County 2016 Summer Read Program ……

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Follow the 5 D’s of Mosquito Prevention! ……..

Follow the 5 D’s of Mosquito Prevention! ……..

Florida is not just known for its natural beauty, it is also known for it abundance of mosquitoes.   by ewestbrook   With the mosquito transmitted Zika virus making headline news and the tell tale itchy red bites popping up on our unprotected skin you may be wondering what you can do to protect your […]

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First Baptist Tangerine and Trinity Baptist On Missions at BCF ……..

First Baptist Tangerine and Trinity Baptist On Missions at BCF ……..

Over the summer while many of the dorms are empty and students are on mission trips, serving on the church field, or working in camps, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville is excited to welcome mission teams and church groups who give of their time, energy, and talent to volunteer on the campus. […]

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Mondays with Pete May 30, 2016 ………

Good morning; Today is a day of gatherings – in churches, at parks, in cemeteries, on military bases. Many places still call this Decoration Day. It is a day set aside to remember those who have gone on before us. Many will make their way to family reunions in many obscure places that are the […]

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ZIKA VIRUS FOUND NEAR DOTHAN …….

Provided by WZEP Radio 1460.   A case of Zika virus has been diagnosed in Houston County, according to a press release from the Alabama Public Health Department. That brings to five the number of cases in Alabama.   State Health Officer Dr. Tom Miller said, “We will implement enhanced surveillance with these two cases. […]

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SENIOR CITIZEN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS FOR MOLESTING 4 CHILDREN

Provided by WZEP Radio 1460   Circuit Judge Christopher Patterson sentenced a Cottondale man to 25 years in prison Thursday for molesting four little girls. Assistant State Attorney Shalla Jefcoat was prepared to take William Jackson McCullers, 65, to trial for molesting four girls over the course of 11 years. Two of the girls were […]

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Calina’s Salon celebrates anniversary …….

Calina’s Salon celebrates anniversary …….

Calina’s Salon, 838 5th Street celebrates 25 years in business and 10 years in Chipley. Owner, Calina Pleas, held an Anniversary Celebration on May 25, 2016 for customers, family, friends and Chamber of Commerce Members – Past President, Garrett Martin, presented a Certificate of Appreciation for her commitment to the Chamber and City of Chipley. […]

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AAA: MOTORCYCLE FATALITIES SPIKE IN FLORIDA …….

AAA: MOTORCYCLE FATALITIES SPIKE IN FLORIDA …….

Motorcyclist fatalities increased 23% between 2014 and 2015 TAMPA, Fla. — Drivers should expect to see more motorcyclists on Florida roadways as the weather heats up and motorists enjoy some of the lowest summertime gas prices in over a decade. Motorcycle fatalities rose from 449 to 554 in Florida between 2014 and 2015, a more than 23 percent […]

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Anglers, be aware – tagged cobia in Florida waters …….

A cobia tagging project is underway along Florida’s east coast. Scientists with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute are tagging cobia in order to track movement of the fish to learn more about the migration of the Gulf and Atlantic stocks.   Researchers are using conventional dart tags and […]

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Guide To Warm Weather Comfort And Safety ……..

Guide To Warm Weather Comfort And Safety ……..

(NAPSI)—Warm weather means not just an increase in outdoor activities but emergency room visits as well. By taking a few steps to prepare, you can protect yourself and your family for more fun in the sun. Dr. Jamison Satterfield, a pediatrician for over 25 years, advises pulling together a bag to bring on your outings […]

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Hear Better, Live Better …….

Hear Better, Live Better …….

(NAPSI)—According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, over 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, more than those living with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and diabetes combined. What’s more, 80 percent of those over 65—some 23 million—don’t seek treatment. The Problem Untreated hearing loss can lead to isolation and depression, and recent research has found […]

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Obituary for Jacquelyn K. Watson ……

Jacquelyn K. (Beazley) Watson, age 64, passed peacefully from this life on May 27, 2016. She was born on September 21, 1951 to the late Jack E. Beazley and wife Mary (Daniels) Beazley.   She is preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Jack Watson, and one brother, Rober Ellenbrook.   She is survived by […]

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Commissioner Adam H. Putnam Offers Tips to Prepare for Approaching 2016 Hurricane Season …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges families across Florida to prepare for the 2016 hurricane season that begins June 1. “With hurricane season fast approaching, the best defense you have is to plan early,” said Commissioner Adam H. Putnam. “Although Florida has not experienced a hurricane hit in more than 10 […]

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Chipola Theatre Students Awarded at Banquet …….

Chipola Theatre Students Awarded at Banquet …….

Chipola College Theatre recently held its annual banquet. Director Charles Sirmon recognized several students for theatre excellence.   Pictured from left, are: (front) Best Supporting Actor: Jared Standiford; Best Actor/Outstanding Theatre Student 2016: Josiah Brooks; Best Actress: Shayli Tharp; Best Supporting Actress: Odra Chapman; (back) Best Newcomer: TJ Boyd; Best Female Cameo: Sarah Liffick; Best […]

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Schooling, Safety And Savings …….

Schooling, Safety And Savings …….

(NAPSI)—A smart investment now could save taxpayers billions a year and make the nation a safer, better place to live. The investment is in education for prisoners. It may seem strange but the numbers show why: According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, approximately 95 percent of prisoners are eventually released. This amounts to around […]

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District completes shoreline restoration at Walsingham Park …….

District completes shoreline restoration at Walsingham Park …….

NWFWMD partners with FWC, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on $54,000 project HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District has completed its shoreline restoration efforts at Walsingham Park, site of a popular canoe and kayak launch located in Washington County and part of the Econfina Creek Water Management Area. “The District is proud to celebrate […]

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