A Date with Destiny: Video Games Teach Kids Life Lessons …….

A Date with Destiny: Video Games Teach Kids Life Lessons …….

(NewsUSA) – It’s an undeniable fact. Among cash, gift cards and the “toy of the moment,” kids want to see video games under the Christmas tree. Rail against it all you want, that’s the reality. But take heart, parents, today’s video games can teach kids valuable life lessons not learned in a classroom.   For […]

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Obituary for Tilmon E. Ward …….

  Tilmon E. Ward, 86, of Panama City, FL, went to be with the Lord Monday, December 19, 2016. Tilmon was born June 23, 1930 in Bruce, Florida to Forrest “Son” and Ina Ward. He was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army and served in combat in the Korean War. Tilmon worked for […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas- A Photographic Retrospective (Day Eight)

The Twelve Days of Christmas- A Photographic Retrospective (Day Eight)

On the Eighth Day of Christmas… Here’s the eighth in a series of twelve pictorial compilations titled ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’, reflecting some of the over 350,000 photos images taken in 2016 receiving the most likes, shares and comments from the almost 10,000 Facebook fans of ‘Real Florida Magazine’. Typically featuring a year-end photo compilation […]

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Obituary for Vallori Knight Cummins …….

Vallori Knight “Kim” Cummins of Chipley, FL, passed away November 28, 2016 from cancer. She was 54 and born in Concord, N.C. on August 2, 1952. She spent most of her years in the West Palm Beach area until moving to Chipley to be closer to her parents. She pursued the nursing profession after graduating […]

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Lewis & Clark Circus coming to Chipley Feb. 17, 2017 ………

At their December the Chipley City Council gave approval for two performances of the Lewis & Clark Circus on Friday, Feb. 17th at Pals Park.   One performance is set for 5:30 p.m. and the second at 8 p.m. Billed as family entertainment,  the event will also feature pony and camel rides, along with a […]

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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Board of Optometry ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced the reappointment of Dr. Stuart Kaplan and the appointment of Lucille Turner to the Board of Optometry. Dr. Stuart Kaplan, 47, of Fort Myers, is an optometrist at Tyson Eye of Cape Coral Eye Center. He is reappointed for a term beginning December 19, 2016, and ending […]

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Panhandle Artist catches eye of Nashville Elite ……….

Panhandle Artist catches eye of Nashville Elite ……….

Nominated for National Award   Courtesy WZEP Radio   Walton County is known for a lot of things and could be on the cusp of making its mark, yet again, on the national scene.  This time, its country music taking serious notice of local artist Artie Rodriguez. Artie is a well known regionally as one […]

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Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump ………

(New York, NY)—  President-elect Donald J. Trump’s statement on the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov: “Today we offer our condolences to the family and loved ones of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, who was assassinated by a radical Islamic terrorist. The murder of an ambassador is a violation of all rules […]

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EPA Announces 2016 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results ……..

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its 2016 annual enforcement and compliance results, highlighted by a series of high-impact cases that are delivering environmental and public health benefits to communities across the country. During EPA’s 2016 fiscal year—which spanned October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016—EPA enforcement actions secured $13.7 billion […]

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Natural Stone: Discovering New Forms of Art ………

Natural Stone: Discovering New Forms of Art ………

(NewsUSA) – Art can take on many different shapes and sizes in a variety of media. From watercolor paintings and bronze sculptures to still-life photographs and wood carvings, art can become the focal point of any interior living space. But, what if art could become part of a home’s architecture in unexpected ways? The answer […]

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Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump regarding Electoral College vote ………

(New York, NY)—  “Today marks a historic electoral landslide victory in our nation’s democracy. I thank the American people for their overwhelming vote to elect me as their next President of the United States. The official votes cast by the Electoral College exceeded the 270 required to secure the presidency by a very large margin, […]

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Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump

(New York, NY)—  “Our hearts and prayers are with the loved ones of the victims of today’s horrifying terror attack in Berlin. Innocent civilians were murdered in the streets as they prepared to celebrate the Christmas holiday. ISIS and other Islamist terrorists continually slaughter Christians in their communities and places of worship as part of […]

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No injuries reported in U.S. 90 crash on Sunday ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports no injuries in a 6:45 p.m. crash on Sunday at  U.S. 90 and Wilcox Crossing Road in Washington County.   According to a FHP report,  a marked Washington County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle, driven by Joseph green of Chipley,  was westbound on Hwy 90 responding to a disturbance call, […]

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DRUG MAKERS ACCUSED OF PRICE-FIXING CONSPIRACY ……….

DRUG MAKERS ACCUSED OF PRICE-FIXING CONSPIRACY ……….

Report from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.   DRUG MAKERS ACCUSED OF PRICE-FIXING CONSPIRACY If you take doxycycline for infections or glyburide for dibetes, you probably noticed the cost of those drugs increasing over the last couple of years.  Now, we know why. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined 19 other state attorneys general to take […]

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Obituary for Alton Cecil Morrell ……..

Obituary for Alton Cecil Morrell ……..

Alton ‘Tony’ Cecil Morrell, age 72, passed away December 15, 2016 at his home in Keystone Heights, Florida, surrounded by his devoted wife Karen and loving sister Cletie. Tony retired in 2006 from the Florida Park Service after almost 37 years of service. He is most known for his managing role at Lake Kissimmee State […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Nominates Vincent Viola as Secretary of the Army

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Nominates Vincent Viola as Secretary of the Army

(New York, NY)— President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced he intends to nominate former U.S. Army infantry officer and current Virtu Financial Founder and Executive Chairman Vincent “Vinnie” Viola as Secretary of the Army. As Secretary of the Army, Viola will combine a deep background in national security affairs with an impressive track record of leading […]

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