Chipola College to offer Law Enforcement and Corrections classes ….

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Center will offer an evening Law Enforcement Academy and a Corrections to Law Enforcement Cross-over class beginning Oct. 4. The program will meet weeknights from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.   Chipola also offers an ongoing Basic Corrections academy beginning Oct. 22. Classes meet weekdays, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 […]

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331 – Under the New Bridge ……

Courtesy of WZEP Radio 1460     When the new U.S. 331 Clyde Wells second bridge is built, the current Bayside Park will go away to be replaced with a new park and an upgrade. Currently the bridge has the park, boat docks and fishing on the old bridge. With a new causeway and second […]

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Seasonal Fertilization ……

Seasonal Fertilization ……

by Julie McConnell Fertilizer Spreader: Image Courtesy UF / IFAS Extension FYN Program     Although temperatures are still hovering around 90° F, the last fall fertilization date is approaching quickly.  Mid-September is the deadline for applying fertilizer to warm season turf-grasses and landscape ornamental plants for the year. Why is September 15 the cutoff date?  In North Florida, our […]

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Fall Gardening: Now is the Time for Site Selection and Preparation ….

Fall Gardening: Now is the Time for Site Selection and Preparation ….

by Eddie Powell   Garden and landscape edibles: Image Credit Eddie Powell   Vegetable garden placement is a crucial part of the garden planning process because proper site selection will be a determining factor in its success. Below are a few tips to assist in the placement process.   The garden should be placed in a […]

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Adjustable Rate Mortgages Quickly Gaining Popularity …..

Adjustable Rate Mortgages Quickly Gaining Popularity …..

(NAPSI)—An increasing number of consumers are beginning to reconsider adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs). For many, it can be the best option when it comes to financing a house.   The Reason With interest rates moving higher, ARMs have burst back on the scene, offering low rates now and the certainty of a fixed rate for […]

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Obituary for William Howard Turberville ….

Mr. William Howard Turbeville, age 77, of Bonifay, Florida passed away September 9, 2013 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. He was born May 1, 1936 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to the late Frank and Allie Turbeville. In addition to his parents, Mr. Turbeville was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Jean Turbeville; three […]

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Weekly Message from the President ….

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON SYRIA East Room 9:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you about Syria — why it matters, and where we go from here. Over the past two years, what […]

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Graceville man wanted for attempted felony murder apprehended UPDATE …..

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports that Graceville resident Wendel Gene Seaman, 36, of 4001 Hwy 77, was apprehended by the Florida Highway Patrol in Jefferson County Sunday evening     According to  the Jackson County Sheriff’s office deputies responded to a call of a possible stabbing at 4001 Highway 77 in Graceville on Saturday. […]

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Washington County School Board adopts $100,012,076.22 FY 1013-14 budget; and announced new KMSE to ranked for funding …..

Washington County School Board adopts $100,012,076.22 FY 1013-14 budget; and announced new KMSE to ranked for funding …..

As part of their meeting Monday night the School Board approved the following budget and millage/assessment rates for the coming Fiscal Year:           Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor announced that on Aug 15th the Florida Department of Education Special Facilities Construction Committee gave a No. 1 ranking to the new […]

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Gov. Scott and FWC Add Four More License-Free Fishing Days to the Calendar …..

TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have announced four additional license-free fishing days.   Governor Scott said, “Florida’s license-free fishing days are the perfect opportunity for people to try, or introduce a friend to, some of the finest fishing in the world. Florida’s recreational freshwater and saltwater fishing […]

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Wildlife Trafficking Advisory Council established …..

The White House, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the members of the Advisory Council to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking. As directed by the Executive Order on Combating Wildlife Trafficking that the President signed on July 1, the Advisory Council is comprised of knowledgeable private-sector leaders, representatives of nonprofit organizations, and […]

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Scam Alert from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office …

Scam Alert from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office …

A Call of Duty You Will Want to Miss    …..      

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New CDC Report: E-Cigarette Use Among Teens in the U.S. Doubles …..

- Similar Trend Seen in Florida, While Traditional Cigarette Use Reaches Record Low –   TALLAHASSEE – The number of middle school and high school students in the United States who used electronic cigarettes doubled in 2012 compared to just a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Registration extended for Master Gardening classes …

Registration extended for Master Gardening classes …

Matthew Orwat, County Extension Agent, has announced that participants are still being accepted in the 2013 Fall Master Gardening course. The registration deadline has been extended to September 17th, the 2nd class. All of  class days will be on TUESDAYS. Please follow the link below for more information and an updated application, http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/09/master-gardener-class-of-2013-still-accepting-applications/     […]

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Caring For People With Chronic Conditions: Communicating With Your Loved One’s Doctor …..

Caring For People With Chronic Conditions: Communicating With Your Loved One’s Doctor …..

(NAPSI)—More than 65 million people in the United States care for someone with a chronic condition, disability or frailty. These caregivers often accompany their loved ones to doctors’ appointments. By making the most of these appointments, caregivers can help improve the care their loved one receives and also ease some of the stress they often […]

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Obituary for Rev. Joe Thomas Kirkland …..

Rev. Joe ‘Joby’ Thomas Kirkland, age 70, of West Bay, Florida passed away September 8, 2013 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City, FL. Joby was born January 7, 1943 in West Bay, Florida to the late Alver and Cornelia Kirkland. In addition to his parents, Rev. Kirkland was preceded in death by a […]

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