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Mondays with Pete: January 2, 2017 ……..

Good morning and Happy New Year; My New Year’s Day began with sounds of fireworks bursting at midnight and beyond in neighborhood by the Tulsa airport hotel. We had to be at the airport at 6 a.m. to catch an early flight home. The TV in the room next to ours was on all night […]

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BOCC considering county ordinance on medical cannabis ……

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF A COUNTY ORDINANCE The Washington County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt the following by ordinance: “AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON GROWING, CULTIVATION, PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING, DISPENSING, DISTRIBUTION, AND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL SALE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS, […]

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Council on Aging taking reservations for Senior Day in Tallahassee ……..

Senior Day in Tallahassee is scheduled for March 29, 2017, and Washington County Council on Aging will begin taking reservations January 9th.   This will be a full day of information, education, entertainment, food, and fellowship. We will travel from the Chipley office to Tallahassee on a Chartered bus.   Planners try to keep the […]

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Commissioner Putnam Launches Educational Video Series: The Science of Cooking ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam has launched an educational video series titled “The Science of Cooking” to engage 5-8th grade students in the science in daily activities, such as cooking. The six videos, which can be viewed here, shift back and forth between a chef cooking a kid-friendly recipe’s that features Florida-grown […]

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Twenty Four to Judicial Nominating Commissions ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced eleven reappointments and thirteen appointments to eight Judicial Nominating Commissions. First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission Christa Calamas, 45, of Tallahassee, is the staff director for the Florida House of Representatives’ Health & Human Services Committee. Calamas previously served as the secretary of the Agency […]

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives — Make Sure Yours Are Working       …….
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Smoke Alarms Save Lives — Make Sure Yours Are Working …….

(NewsUSA) – Smoke alarms save lives. Yet, every day in homes across the U.S., fire deaths still occur. By ensuring that you have working smoke alarms, you can cut your risk of perishing in a home fire by half, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).   “Nearly 3,000 people continue to die in fires […]

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New Cancer Treatment Continues to Progress By Filing for Orphan Drug Status
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New Cancer Treatment Continues to Progress By Filing for Orphan Drug Status

(NewsUSA) — It takes a lot to get a drug to market.     First there are reams of applications to submit to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), years of documented research, various trial phases, and a litany of other hoops to jump through that make the process daunting, albeit ultimately worthy. Consider this: […]

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Obituary for Maidelene Carter ……..

Maidelene (Maidy) Carter went to her heavenly home December 30, 2016. She was born on April 11, 1937 to George Taylor and Lilla Jane (Tom) Taylor. Maidy owned and operated The Ideal Beauty Salon for 40 plus years, was a member of the Wausau Community Development Club, served on the Board of Trustees of Washington […]

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Vernon, Florida High School Loses to Holmes County High School in Boy’s Basketball
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Vernon, Florida High School Loses to Holmes County High School in Boy’s Basketball

Vernon, Florida High School lost to Holmes County High School in boy’s basketball in a highly contested ball games on the Vernon High School campus on Friday, December 30, 2016. The Holmes County team beat the Vernon  squad in a close 69-64 game, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The […]

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President’s Weekly Address: Working Together to Keep America Moving Forward

December 31, 2016 Weekly Address: Working Together to Keep America Moving Forward WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama reflected on the significant progress we’ve made since he took office in 2009. Over the past eight years, we’ve turned the recession into recovery; 20 million more Americans have health insurance; we’ve brought 165,000 […]

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