To Be Healthy: SilverSneakers Fitness Inspires Older Adults …….

To Be Healthy: SilverSneakers Fitness Inspires Older Adults …….

(NAPSI)—After surviving breast and ovarian cancers, 90-year-old Grace Ruby’s health was very fragile. Knowing she needed to take active steps to improve her health, she joined the SilverSneakers® Fitness program and began to exercise regularly at her local YMCA. In fact, she loved the class so much that she was instrumental in starting a new […]

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Obituary for Janice Marie Music …..

Obituary for Janice Marie Music …..

Janice Marie Music, 66, went to her Heavenly home the eighth day of January, 2015 surrounded by her loved one after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Janice was born on the eleventh day of April, 1948 to the late Charlie James Radford and the late Mertice Marie Wingate Radford of Bonita Springs, FL. She attended […]

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Good reads highlighted at Friends meeting ……

Good reads highlighted at Friends meeting ……

Those attending the January meeting of Friends of the Library in Washington County had the opportunity Thursday to hear book reviews dubbed as “good reads” given by participating members.   Along with the book reviews,  Friends’  President Pat Dickson announced the annual Game Night festivities will be hosted at the First United Methodist Church this […]

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Seattle Seahawks encourage Americans to visit HealthCare.gov ……

Seattle Seahawks Stars Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman encourage Americans to visit HealthCare.gov and shop for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and cornerback Richard Sherman encourage Americans to visit HealthCare.gov to shop for quality, affordable health insurance in a video released today by the U.S. Department of Health and […]

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A message from Senator Don Gaetz

A message from Senator Don Gaetz

Florida Senator Don Gaetz says over the next few days, you’ll have the opportunity to speak up about what matters to you.   Gaetz says the state legislative delegations in each of the counties in our Senate district will hold public meetings solely for the purpose of hearing from their constituents. Gaetz says the reason […]

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Chipley Garden Club offers scholarships ……

Chipley Garden Club’s Scholarship Chairman Gail Exum has announced that several scholarships for high school seniors and college students are now available through the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.   Scholarship applicants are required to be a resident of Florida, a citizen of the United States of America, be a full-time student in a […]

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New marketing help for smaller growers …….

Gainesville, Fla. – Small- and mid-sized growers often cite marketing as one of their greatest challenges. Yet, there never seems to be enough time or money to promote your products directly to those who may want to purchase them. Florida MarketMaker and Florida Food Connect are two resources managed by UF/IFAS that aim to help […]

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Obituary for Annie Haney …….

Annie Haney, 61 of Sneads, Florida, passed from this life on Jan. 8, 2015 at Jackson Hospital.   Annie was born on. Aug. 16, 1953 in Quincy, Florida, to Relius Neel and Loraine Hamilton.  She was a graduate of Sneads High School and a lifelong resident of the panhandle.  She was of the Holiness Faith. […]

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Obituary for Mandy Sapp …..

Amanda Irene Sapp, 96 of Chipley, Florida  went home to be the Lord on January 9, 2015 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital.   Mandy was born in Dale County, Alabama on Oct. 11, 1918 to Henry Bradley and Melissa Odom.  She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and a member of Cypress Creek Church. […]

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Sausage Making, Meat Curing & Smoking Class Jan. 14th ……

This class will be held on Thursday, January 14, 6:00-8:30 p.m., at Sand Hills Baptist Church, 6758 Hwy. 77 (Bay County line), Chipley. This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of sausage making, meat curing, and smoking.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your […]

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Florida Farmers and Ranchers Named to National Panels ………

Florida Farmers and Ranchers Named to National Panels ………

Gainesville—Seven members of the Florida Farm Bureau have been selected to serve on the American Farm Bureau Issue Advisory Committees. Committee members consist of Farm Bureau members across the country with knowledge and direct involvement in issues of importance to U.S. farmers and ranchers.   Each of the Issue Advisory Committees averages 12 members who […]

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Bill Allows Military ID’s To Be Used To Obtain Drivers’ Licenses ……..

With the new requirements to get a driver’s license in Florida, some legislators think it makes sense to allow military ID’s as a proof of identity. Senator Don Gaetz joined Iraq war veteran Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) in introducing Senate Bill 240 to require government offices to recognize military-issued ID’s as valid identification in […]

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5 Tips for Healthy Eating as We Age ……

5 Tips for Healthy Eating as We Age ……

Good nutrition plays an important role in how well you age.        

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Second Bay County economic development site certified ……..

The Panama City Port Authority’s Intermodal Distribution Center has become the second site certified in Bay County through Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites program. Florida First Sites was created in 2013 to help communities prepare locations to attract new industries and new jobs to the region. Fourteen sites were initially submitted from public and private […]

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Regina Franklin receives January ‘Yard of the Month’ award …..

Regina Franklin receives January ‘Yard of the Month’ award …..

The ‘Yard of the Month’ award is presented by the Chipley Garden Club in conjunction with the City of Chipley and area residents are encourage to drive by Regina Franklin’s home at 1313 Church Avenue in Chipley, to see how she presents her yard.                      

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Governor Scott Announces $20 Million for Technical Centers in “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Governor Rick Scott has announced a proposed $20 million in new funding for Florida technical centers as part of his 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget. This funding will support a rapid response start-up grant program that directly links local workforce needs to job demand. This week, Governor Scott will begin traveling the […]

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