NWFWMD Continues Support for Mobile Irrigation Lab ……

HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted yesterday to continue to its partnership to support the Northwest Florida Mobile Irrigation Lab (MIL). An ongoing joint effort between the District, the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), the MIL is a free and […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →
Mark one up for the Citizens …. Miles Anderson heard by BOCC on Land Development Code Amendment ….

Mark one up for the Citizens …. Miles Anderson heard by BOCC on Land Development Code Amendment ….

by Kathy Foster   Pushed by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners for seven months,  county resident Miles Anderson had his day Oct. 10th  when County Commissioners Lynn Gothard, Todd Abbott, Alan Bush, Joel Pate and  Charles Brock listened carefully to what the Afghan Vet had to say about his requested changes to the […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →
Wausau Council declares October as Community Planning Month ….

Wausau Council declares October as Community Planning Month ….

and Effie Jane Finch receives Wausau ‘Yard of the Month’ award.   On hand for Thursday night’s meeting were Councilmen Dallas Carter, Charles Park, BJ Phillips, Clerk JoAnn Hayes and Councilwoman Marlene Blount. Representing the Wausau Garden Club in the photo shown above  is Roxanne Bush who presented the ‘Yard of the Month’ certificate to […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →

Florida Announces Support For Mississippi’s Lawsuit Against FEMA …..

Tallahassee- Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi  have  announced that they will be filing an amicus brief, or “friend of the court” brief, in Mississippi’s lawsuit against the federal government’s unfair National Flood Insurance Program’s rate hike. Governor Rick Scott said, “President Obama is failing to save Florida families from huge flood insurance […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →

As bears bulk up in fall, FWC asks public to share bear sightings, stash trash …..

In fall, the world is an all-you-can-eat buffet for Florida black bears. Programmed to pack in extra calories before winter, bears can smell food a mile away and will eat almost anything. Bears may decide an overflowing trash can is easier pickings than searching for acorns and berries.   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →

FLORIDA STATE PARKS SYSTEM WINS THIRD GOLD MEDAL IN PARKS AND RECREATION

~Florida becomes the only state to win gold three times~ TALLAHASSEE- Governor Rick Scott announced at today’s Florida Cabinet meeting that Florida State Parks are now the nation’s only three-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in the management of state park systems.   Governor Scott said, “I am thrilled that the […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →
How To Buy In An Active Market …..

How To Buy In An Active Market …..

(NAPSI)—The housing market is roaring back in many areas, as increased demand and decreased inventory combine with very low interest rates to boost real estate sales. If you’re considering buying a home, a few tips can help.   • Know the market. Stay on top of new home listings by frequently checking real estate listings […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →

Obituary for Charles Wesley Champion Sr. ……

Charles Wesley Champion Sr., 59 of Alford, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at his residence.  Charles was born January 11, 1954 in Graceville to Joe and Bobbie Jean (Nichols) Champion. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, he worked as a heavy equipment operator.   He was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Janet […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →

Obituary for John Francis Lardner …..

John Francis Lardner, age 93 of Sunny Hills, Florida, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Lardner was born September 12, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York to the late John Francis Lardner and Clara McClauley. He had retired as a supervisor of new operations for A. T. […]

By October 11, 2013 Read More →
New Dollar General Store now open in Chipley …..

New Dollar General Store now open in Chipley …..

Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 12th.      

By October 10, 2013 Read More →

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REPORTS ADDITIONAL CASES LINKED TO MULTISTATE SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health has been notified that three additional cases of salmonellosis in Florida residents are linked to Foster Farms chicken by DNA fingerprinting, bringing the total to four cases in Florida. Three cases reside in Miami-Dade County and the fourth case was reported in Brevard County. These results are based […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ISSUES INFORMATION REGARDING SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health has confirmed one case of salmonellosis, linked to Foster Farms chicken, has affected an individual in Florida. The Department is working together with the CDC and USDA in the ongoing investigation.   “Individuals who have eaten the suspect chicken and experience symptoms like diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
Ribbon Cutting held Oct. 9th at Medsurance Insurance Agency ….

Ribbon Cutting held Oct. 9th at Medsurance Insurance Agency ….

Harry Barton, owner/manager of Medsurance Insurance Agency in Chipley,  welcomed guests to an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the business Oct. 9th.  Barton has been in the insurance business for 35 years.   Located at 719 7th Street, Suite 4 in Chipley, the agency works with individuals needing Medicare supplements, medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →

MARKET RESEARCH SEMINAR SET AT CHIPOLA ……

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a small business seminar “Market Research and Feasibility Analysis” on Oct. 18. Participants will learn to research the feasibility of starting a business, adding products and services to an existing business, and expanding into new market segments.   The seminar meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in Room M-108 of the […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
Homeless Dogs Get The Ride Of Their Lives ……

Homeless Dogs Get The Ride Of Their Lives ……

(NAPSI)—What happens when you have communities with more dogs than homes and others with a need for adoptable pets? Call in the PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ vehicle! More than 60,000 dogs and puppies have taken the ride of their lives since the lifesaving transport program began in 2004.   With more than 11,000 pets euthanized […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
The Ultimate Life Legacy …..

The Ultimate Life Legacy …..

(NAPSI)—Audrey Hepburn once said “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” Giving to help others is a tradition with a long history in the United States.   And today, many Americans are finding ways to continue helping even after they’re gone. […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →