Chipley Garden Club welcomes Ornithologist James Hill as guest speaker …….

Chipley Garden Club welcomes Ornithologist James Hill as guest speaker …….

Presented program on The Purple Martin – ‘The Bird That Needs Our Help’.   Hill, Founder/Executive Director Emeritus of the Purple Martin Conservation Association,  presented an informative program on the Purple Martin, aka Progne subis.  Club members learned that the Purple Martin, a type of swallow, is totally dependent on humans for nesting sites, lives […]

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Former NBC network executive exposes government control of news ……..

Corydon B. Dunham writes book about the attack on citizen’s First Amendment rights CONNECTICUT  – Government regulation of the news in America started in 1949, with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Fairness Doctrine, according to the Washington Post. Its intended purpose was to provide contrasting views about controversial issues. In 1985, the FCC revoked the […]

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GCSC’s ADN Program Receives Statewide Recognition

GCSC’s ADN Program Receives Statewide Recognition

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program has been ranked 40th out of the 136 programs in Florida, according to RegisteredNursing.org’s “Best RN Programs in Florida” report with an overall score of 86.13.   The list is primarily based on the pass rates for the NCLEX-RN exam, which is […]

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Preview for Landmark Park Feb, March, April 2017 ………

Preview for Landmark Park Feb, March, April 2017 ………

Some thing for all ages.   FEBRUARY 4 • BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Taught by the Southeast Alabama Photography and Adventure Club. This workshop will focus on BASIC camera and photographic techniques. Registration will start at 9 a.m. in the Interpretive Center Classroom and the fee to attend is $15 for members and $20 […]

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Looking for a speaker? ……..

Looking for a speaker? ……..

   Covenant Care has speakers available to address your church, civic group or business on a variety of topics involving Hospice Care, Myths about Hospice, Five Wishes, Dementia – Alzheimer’s and Volunteering with Covenant Care. Just give the Volunteer & Community Relations Managers a call or email! David Hunsberger, 850.693.4272, David.Hunsberger@ChooseCovenant.org  Donna Meldon, 850.693.4272, Donna.Meldon@ChooseCovenant.org

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 Despite The Importance Of Workplace Innovation, Employees Lack The Necessary Tools ……..

Despite the emphasis on hiring innovative employees, 30 percent of hiring managers say that their current employees lack key traits, according to a University of Phoenix survey. In fact, just one in 10 hiring managers say their employees excel at innovation. Still, nearly half of hiring managers cite innovation as a very important trait in […]

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Obituary for Exie M. Mills ……..

Exie M. Mills, age 77 of Vernon, Florida went home to be with the Lord on February 1, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Exie was born on October 11, 1939 in Wausau, Florida to the late Buck and Nettie (Finch) Pettis. She was a lifelong resident of the Panhandle and […]

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White House Service – Iran Put On Notice By United States ………

White House Service – Iran Put On Notice By United States ………

The 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump.       Good afternoon. A lot has happened over the past 24 hours. Updates: Last night President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence attended the swearing in ceremony of Rex Tillerson for the position of Secretary of State. Tillerson is the former CEO […]

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Dr. Neal Dunn Votes Again to Protect Gun Rights ………

House-passed Measure Bars Social Security Administration from Stopping Gun Purchases WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) voted in favor of H.J. Res. 40, “Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement.” The House […]

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Vehicle versus House in Jackson County ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports no injuries in a Feb. 1st crash in Jackson County.   The FHP reports that a 2007 Chevrolet driven by Jessica A. Mercer of Sneads, Florida was southbound on Salem Church Road, while 2008 Mitsubishi Galant was unoccupied and properly parked under the carport at 2797 Salem Church Road […]

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Recovers More Than $312,000 for Floridians in January …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovered more than $300,000 for Florida consumers during the month of January. In 2016, the department recovered nearly $3 million for Florida consumers from moving companies, vehicle repair shops, pawn shops, health studios, telemarketers, sellers of travel and more. During the month of January, the department: […]

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SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING SHOOTING ON BROWN ROAD; TWO CRITICAL

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING SHOOTING ON BROWN ROAD; TWO CRITICAL

Two people are in critical condition following a shooting off of Brown Road in Walton County.   Courtesy of WZEP Radio   Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies and Walton County Fire Rescue responded to 1316 Brown Road at approximately 10:30 pm Tuesday after a 911 call. The caller initially hung up, but upon call back advised […]

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Interview with Hank Hamilton, County Administrator for Washington County, Florida (Part 1)

Interview with Hank Hamilton, County Administrator for Washington County, Florida (Part 1)

Part 1 (of a three part series) of the ‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Hank Hamilton, County Administrator for Washington County, Florida on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Chipley, Florida. This segment discusses the brand new and totally free ‘AlertWashington’ emergency notification system, also available at this link: ALERTWashington. Produced by Real Florida Media, a […]

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STAY AT THE SCENE – IT COULD SAVE A LIFE ……..

~ February 2017 is Hit and Run Awareness Month ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) recognizes Hit and Run Awareness Month this February by reminding all motorists to Stay at the Scene when involved in a crash. The initiative seeks to reduce the number of hit […]

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WFRPC eNewsletter for February 2017

WFRPC eNewsletter for February 2017

< West Florida Regional Planning Council | Feb. 2017 View this email in your browser PLEASE NOTE: If you do not view this eNewsletter in your browser, you may not be able to see all photos and text. View this email in your browser More Growth for WFRPC February begins with more growth as WFRPC welcomes new […]

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Pate and Peacock keep their posts ……..

Pate and Peacock keep their posts ……..

Clint Pate, chairman of the Jackson County Republican party, was re-elected Assistant Secretary of the Republican Party of Florida during the party annual meeting Jan. 14 in Orlando.   Pate, was elected to his third, two year term.   Jim Peacock, Jackson County State Committeeman, was re-elected as Congressional District 2 chairman.   Peacock was […]

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