Volunteer Florida, Uber Announce Second Annual #SuitsForSession Capitol Service Project ……..

Tallahassee — Volunteer Florida and Uber today announced the second annual #SuitsForSession service project at the Florida Capitol on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The project will once again engage members of the Legislature, Florida Cabinet, local nonprofits, the private sector, state employees, and other partners in service to collect gently worn professional attire at the Capitol on March 15 from […]

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What You Need To Know Before Hiring A Tax Pro ……….

What You Need To Know Before Hiring A Tax Pro ……….

(NAPSI)—When it comes to dealing with the IRS, there are a few more initials it may pay for you to know about. These can include PTIN, CPA, Esq., AFSP, EA and NAEA. Here’s what it all means: PTIN: By law, whomever you hire to do your taxes must have a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). […]

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Obituary for Janie Rebecca Eden ……….

Obituary for Janie Rebecca Eden ……….

Our precious Mother, Janie Rebecca Eden, age 84 went to meet her sweet Jesus in Heaven Tuesday Morning, by now she is probably the Soloist in a Heavenly Choir.  She was an amazing person who led a full life. She attended Panama Grammer and was a member of Bay High Class of 50.  After graduation […]

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Gov. Scott Announces 2016-2017 Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Awards ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that $765,000 has been awarded through the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Program to three projects that serve to protect military installations across the state. This year, awards were given to the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, South Florida Progress Foundation of the Greater Miami Chamber […]

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Chipley High School Tigers Fall To West Gadsden High School Panthers in FHSAA Regional Playoffs

Chipley High School Tigers Fall To West Gadsden High School Panthers in FHSAA Regional Playoffs

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers fell short last night, beaten by the West Gadsden High School Panthers in the Boys Basketball FHSAA regional playoff game on the Panthers’ Quincy, Florida campus. Plagued by a series of turnovers and fouls, both teams played hard, with the scoring difference of 52-43 at least partially attributable to […]

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Dr. Dunn Introduces Crucial Legislation to Protect Apalachicola River and Bay ………..

Dr. Dunn Introduces Crucial Legislation to Protect Apalachicola River and Bay ………..

APALACHICOLA, FL –  Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) has announced that he has introduced H.J. Res 77, a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval to halt the implementation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revised Master Water Control Manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin. “This crisis and the fight for our right to river […]

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Florida Tax Watch recognizes VMS Principal Kim Register ……..

Florida Tax Watch recognizes VMS Principal Kim Register ……..

Register named ‘Middle School Principal of the Year’   by Kathy Foster   Tuesday, Feb. 21st,   Florida Tax Watch Research Vice President Bob Nave recognized Vernon Middle School Principal Kim Register as having receiving the title of   ‘Middle School Teacher of the Year’.   Nave said $31 billion received from the Florida Lottery […]

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Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma hosts meeting …….

Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma hosts meeting …….

Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held its first meeting of the year with an informative program on Preventing Identify Theft presented by Martin Basford.   Chapter President Dr. Sarah Clemmons also recognized college and administration level members for their contributions to the field of education. Pictured below are Dr. Sarah Clemmons with Martin Basford […]

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Florida Avocado Smoothie ……..

Florida Avocado Smoothie ……..

 Really flavorful. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh Florida avocado, peeled and pit removed 1 cup low-fat milk 2 cups vanilla frozen low-fat yogurt 8 ice cubes Directions: Place avocado and milk in blender (make sure lid is on tight). Blend on high speed until smooth. Add frozen yogurt and ice cubes and continue to blend until […]

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Volunteer Florida Announces $100,000 in Grant Funding for Rural Communities ………

Tallahassee —  Volunteer Florida has announced $100,000 in grant awards to increase student achievement in Florida’s rural communities.  Volunteer Florida’s Rural Community Assets Fund will help build the capacity of 12 organizations so that they can provide important educational programming to students. Governor Rick Scott said, “Florida is proud of the hard work and service of […]

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CHIPOLA PRE-MED STUDENTS HELP COVENANT HOSPICE ………

CHIPOLA PRE-MED STUDENTS HELP COVENANT HOSPICE ………

Students in Chipola College’s Pre-Med Society are volunteering with Covenant Care, a hospice organization that provides care to patients and their families facing life limiting illnesses. Pictured from left, are: Bonnie Smith, Donna Meldon, Tripp Taylor, Sue Oney, Sagar Patel, Elizabeth Varnum and Natasha Smith. For information or to volunteer, contact Donna Meldon at (850)482-8520 […]

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VES congratulates teachers ……

VES congratulates teachers ……

Vernon Elementary School would like to congratulate Mrs. Heidi Kirkland and Mrs. Montez Harmon for being recognized as high impact teachers by the Florida Department of Education.   This recognition is based on an analysis of three years of data which reflects a high margin of student growth. Your VES family is very proud of […]

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Obituary for John Wilson Tharp ……..

John Wilson Tharp, age 75 of Cottondale, passed from this life on February 20, 2017 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. John was born on May 16, 1941 in Cottondale, Florida to Charles and Gertrude (Holley) Tharp. He was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist […]

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Chipley High School Tigers Face West Gadsden High School Panthers in Quincy on Tuesday Evening

Chipley High School Tigers Face West Gadsden High School Panthers in Quincy on Tuesday Evening

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers will face the West Gadsden High School Panthers in the Boys Basketball Class 1-A Regional Finals on the Panthers’ Quincy, Florida campus, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 The Tigers have held their own this season, with a lot of action from the jump ball to the final; buzzer, as […]

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BODY FOUND NEAR LAKE STANLEY ……..

Foul Play Not Suspected   WZEP Radio   Officers with DeFuniak Springs Police responded to 92 Huggins Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday to investigate a missing 93 year old man. A neighbor reported that Floyd Russell Sanborn had not been seen or heard from since yesterday afternoon. The neighbor went to check on him […]

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Uber Statement on Bipartisan Passage of House Bill 221 by House Government Accountability Committee ……..

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Members of the Florida House of Representatives Government Accountability Committee today voted 21 to 1 on House Bill 221, which establishes the regulatory framework for the operation of transportation network companies (TNCs) in the State of Florida. Uber released the following statement, which should be attributed to Javi Correoso, Public Affairs Manager, Uber Florida: […]

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