October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month         ……..
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month ……..

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast […]

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‘Goat Day’ October 21st in Blountstown              ………
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‘Goat Day’ October 21st in Blountstown ………

Mark you calendar and don’t miss this.    

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Caryville man dies in crash ……….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 73-year-old Thomas Milton Davis of Caryville died Saturday from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on County Road 279 in Washington County early Saturday morning.   According to the FHP report, Davis was traveling southeast in the southbound lane of CR 279 in a 206 Ford Ranger […]

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International Day celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church           ………
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International Day celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church ………

Those joining in the fun at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church on Saturday had many international dishes to choose from.   by Kathy Foster   The food for sale at the International Day celebration featured dishes whose recipes were from Poland, Italy, Mexico, Germany and Southern bar-b-que.   Welcoming those stopping by to enjoy […]

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October planting news         ………
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October planting news ………

Provided by IFAS October   What to Plant Annuals/Bedding plants: Plant digitalis (foxglove), petunia, and shasta daisy in the fall garden. See Annuals: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_annual_landscape_plants Bulbs: Fragrant daffodil varieties for North Florida include ‘Carlton’, ‘Fortune’, ‘Silver Chimes’, ‘Thalia’, and ‘Sweetness’. See Bulbs for Florida: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_bulbous_flowers Herbs: Some to try from plants or seed include dill, fennel, oregano, and sage. See Herbs: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_herbs Vegetables: Plant bulbing […]

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Wildflower Alert:  Flattop Goldenrod
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Wildflower Alert: Flattop Goldenrod

This is a dominant fall wildflower (Euthamia caroliniana) blooming along dry roadsides throughout our area and also in the eastern states.   It is a bushy plant averaging around three feet in height, covered with hundreds of small yellow composite flowers.   It is not a true goldenrod (genus Solidago) although at one time it […]

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Jeff Atwater: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month ……..

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and while it is my hope that no one is ever involved in an abusive relationship, the fact is that unfortunately it does happen in our state. Domestic violence is an issue that we must talk about — within our households, within our communities, within our state. Your L.I.F.E. […]

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This is Breast Cancer Awareness Month        …….
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This is Breast Cancer Awareness Month …….

No one should face breast cancer alone. Thank you for helping us share hope with the thousands of women we serve each year. Lida’s Survivor Story Our Marketing Coordinator, Katie, shares how her great-grandmother’s breast cancer survival brings meaning to her work at NBCF. Read Now Easing the Worry Laura’s family history has always worried her; […]

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October Gardening Calendar         ……..
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October Gardening Calendar ……..

The North Florida Edition.  

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October is Fire Safety Month

So it is beginning to feel like fall and some say they expect a cold winter. This means fireplaces, heaters and keeping warm. Is your family prepared for a fire emergency? October is National Fire Prevention Month and it serves as an excellent time to examine your preparedness. Is your home at risk for wildfire […]

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