Rep. Katie Edwards Hails Passage of Florida Elections Law …

Broward Lawmaker Urges Governor to Sign HB 7013 PLANTATION, Fla. – Following last week’s final vote on Florida’s omnibus elections bill, state Rep. Katie Edwards (D-Plantation) today called on legislative leaders to promptly submit House Bill 7013 to Governor Rick Scott and urged him to sign the bipartisan-backed measure. House Bill 7013 takes aim at […]

Local girl advances … as submitted by Charlotte Sapp ….

Local girl advances … as submitted by Charlotte Sapp ….

Kaitlin Sapp Date added:May 8, 2013 Submission Type:New Hire Current employer:Spark Strategic Ideas Current title/position:Account Coordinator   Industry:Media & Marketing   Position level:Account Executive   Position department:Marketing

Girl Scouts seek Women of Distinction Nominees

Girl Scouts seek Women of Distinction Nominees

The Women of Distinction Awards Gala is a celebration of the women in our community whose leadership and commitment enrich the lives of many!      

FWC proposes rule affecting importation of deer …

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to hear from deer enthusiasts and those who have deer farms or hunting preserves about a proposed rule change that would prohibit the importation of live captive deer into Florida from out-of-state sources. The change is being proposed in an effort to reduce the chances of […]

Florida Land Steward Update May 10, 2013

  Have Land?  Get a Plan and Stay Connected.  Florida Land Steward is your source of assistance, information, events and resources.     News and upcoming events below. Please share this update with your neighbors, agents, foresters, biologists, clients, constituents. Current and back issues of Florida Land Steward Newsletter News & Info Brief JOIN US AT THE […]

Chipola’s Spring Dean’s List announced …

MARIANNA—Dr. Sarah Clemmons, vice president of Instructional and Student Services at Chipola College, commends the 299 students who made the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Spring Semester 2013.   To be placed on the Dean’s List, a student must take 12 or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 […]

Walton County student expelled from school for hoax

On May 9, 2013 Deputies with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received information from students at Walton High School that someone was going to shoot people at the school. Deputies along with school officials worked late into the evening investigating the information and were able to track down the student who provided the original information. […]

DOH improves permitting system to offer more efficiency …

Environmental Health Now Offers Online Payment Options ….   TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has launched a new online billing system for environmental health-related permits.   Approximately 150,000 permit holders will now be able to use a secure online system to pay permit renewal fees for swimming pools, biomedical waste facilities, food […]

It Takes A Global Village To End Multiple Sclerosis

It Takes A Global Village To End Multiple Sclerosis

(NAPSI)— Creating a world free of multiple sclerosis (MS) requires an international collaborative effort. Every May, MS Societies around the world unite on World MS Day, this year on May 29, to raise awareness about MS.   Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, unpredictable disease that affects the central nervous system.   MS can cause blurred […]

Obituary for Anna Bernice Harrison

Anna Bernice Harrison, age 82 of Chipley, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in the Washington Nursing and Rehab in Chipley. Mrs. Harrison was born February 7, 1931 in Kensington, Pennsylvania to the late Kenard and Anna (Moore) Rubright. She was a homemaker and had been a resident of Chipley for the past 52 years, […]

Obituary for Vialonga Palmera

Vialonga Palmera, 90 of Vernon, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at her residence.  Vialonga was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 25, 1923 to Antonio and Rosa Daloria. She worked as a Registry Clerk for the U.S. Postal Service, and also attended St. Theresa Catholic Church. She was […]

Obituart for Jeremy Lee Seay

Jeremy Lee (C-Ball) Seay, age 31 of Alford, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Marianna. Jeremy was born April 27, 1982 in Marianna to the late Charles W. and Martha (Jackson) Seay.  He had been a lifelong resident of Jackson County and was a heavy equipment operator.   Survivors include: his mother, Martha Seay […]

Holmes County High Speed Pursuit Arrests …

Courtesy of WZEP in DeFuniak Springs …   The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrests of three individuals as a result of 2 separate pursuits overnight.   On May 8th, a Holmes County Deputy attempted to stop a red Chevrolet pickup for registration and seatbelt violations in the Cerro Gordo community. The vehicle accelerated […]

Washington County Arrest Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has released the following arrest report running from April 29th to May 6th.                                                                                Media Release  04-29-13 to 05-06-13 Adams Jr. Travis WM 07-15-78 5/2/2013 Graceville, FL Resist Officer with violence, DWLSR, Holmes County VOSP on Poss of Controlled Sub, Poss of Meth Birge, Cody WM 11-20-80 5/2/2013 Chipley, […]

Major Joseph Preston graduates from the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Chief Executive Seminar

Major Joseph Preston graduates from the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Chief Executive Seminar

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) announces Major Joseph Preston has recently graduated from the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Chief Executive Seminar. Nineteen graduates represented criminal justice agencies from throughout Florida who serve in leadership roles. The graduation was held in Tallahassee, FL on April 10th. The seminar met for one week a month […]

Northwest Florida Water Management District To Host Rulemaking Workshops

The District will host a series of public workshops on rule development as part of the statewide consumptive use permitting consistency (CUPCon) effort. CUPCon is a collaborative effort between Florida’s five water  management districts and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to improve consistency  and reduce confusion in the consumptive use/water use programs  implemented by the districts. This will be the second round of workshops […]