Oyster Roast November 4 Love oysters? Don’t miss the 12th annual Downtown Oyster Roast on November 6st, 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Apalachicola. This enchanting event, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, will feature roasted oysters, oysters on the half shell, creamy artichoke, oyster and thyme soup, fresh local shrimp and more. Dine […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) challenges you to Catch a Florida Memory and participate in any of three fun and exciting Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs, two of which are available for the first time. . “Any angler knows saltwater fishing is a fun, challenging and rewarding sport, but these programs, which include […]
Complete this checklist if you have noticed any changes in your breast. This will help you discuss the changes with your health care provider. I have noticed these breast changes: • A lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm area […]
(NewsUSA) – Florida has long been known as the gateway to space and key location for trade with South America, but the state’s advanced manufacturing industry is growing and companies around the globe are taking notice. Supporting the idea that Florida is as much a hub for manufacturing as any other state in the […]
Chipley, Florida residents lined the streets in downtown Chipley on Friday afternoon, October 20 to celebrate Chipley High School Homecoming with a parade followed by traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and a football game. Over sixty floats, rolling exhibits, political candidates and marching bands provided a colorful counterpoint to the perfect Northwest Florida afternoon as […]
PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of […]
Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for September 2016, unchanged from the August 2016 rate, but down 0.4 percentage point from 5.1 percent a year ago. There were 457,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,753,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.0 percent in September. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment […]
Chipley, Florida High School students turned out in large numbers under balmy Autumn skies on Thursday evening, October 20, to celebrate the traditional Homecoming Bonfire, preparing for Friday’s homecoming activities. Inclusive of traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and the perennial football game, Chipley celebrates their 67th Homecoming this week, tonight facing a tough West Gadsden […]
Said goal is to get community behind redevelopment plans. by Kathy Foster Carol Westmoreland, Executive Director of Florida Redevelopment Association, was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Third Thursday Breakfast hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and explained the redevelopment program which is aimed at eradicating blight in communities around Florida. […]
Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor reports plans for the old Kate M. Smith Elementary School campus in Chipley are progressing with plans to eventually move the school board office to that site. Taylor gave an overview of the plans at a recent School Board meeting and showed an aerial photo of the old […]
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These versatile vegetables are an excellent source of vitamin A and dietary fiber. To demonstrate different ways you can incorporate this seasonal superstar, MyPlate is showcasing five easy recipes with pumpkin as the main ingredient. MyPlate encourages you to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. People who eat more vegetables and fruits as […]
Ingredients: 1 pound Florida strawberries 8 ounces mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated fresh mint leaves for garnish mini chocolate chips, crumbled hard toffee, cupcake sprinkles, crumbled cookie, toasted and crumbled nuts or your favorite topping Directions: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, […]
Chipley, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a public meeting concerning proposed improvements to State Road (S.R.) 388 from S.R. 79 to east of Burnt Mill Creek in Bay County. The meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Woodstock Church, 17495 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, from 5:30 […]
Entertained at recent Scarecrow Festival in Chipley. Local entertainer Rick Kent, Alabama Music Association Instrumental Bluegrass winner and Alabama Music Association Vocalist Horizon winner for 2016 will be competing in the North America Country Music International Competition in March 2017 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We send our best wishes with him.