Known for several years for the comprehensive pictorial depiction of Northwest Florida people and special events, Real Florida Magazine has announced the ‘2013 Summer Photo Contest’. A subsidiary of The Goulding Agency, Inc. in Chipley, Florida, the magazine is published bi-monthly and distributed in Jackson, Washington, Holmes and Bay County, as well as in […]
by John V. Foster The FDOT flashing signs give directions on how to get to the other side of the Duncan Community Road Bridge Replacement, under construction just South of Clayton Road, but they don’t say how long the public has to follow the detour signs to get to where they want to […]
(NAPSI)—A new poll on popular though sometimes controversial schooling issues shows that moms of school-age children are frustrated with K−12 education’s current course. Perhaps as a result, they want the ability to choose where and how their children are educated outside of public schools. What Moms Want Vouchers, charter schools and other “school choice” […]
The Washington County School Board will hold a Public Hearing to Revise School Board Policies on June 10th at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Washington County School District Office at 642 Third Street in Chipley.
The Vernon High School FFA Alumni recently hosted an awards program and installation of the Vernon Chapter FFA 2013-2014 officers followed by a reception. Several FFA members were recognized by the Vernon Historical Society President Angia Morris for their participation in the dedication and ribbon cutting of the new bridge on February 14, […]
Dear Fellow Floridian: If you are in the Tampa area next Saturday, June 8, I would like to invite you to attend my office’s unclaimed property auction to be held at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. In addition to intangible, monetary property, abandoned safe deposit boxes are turned over to the Bureau of […]
Mrs. Jacqueline Jo Harris, age 79, of Bonifay, Florida passed away May 31, 2013 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday, June 3, 2013 at Harris Chapel. Interment will follow at Harris Chapel Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.
Washington County Public Library (WCPL) staff invite you to participate in the 2nd Annual Adult Summer Read. Join others on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m., for the kickoff event, “Groundbreaking British Literature: The Real Downton Abbey.” View the first episode of “Downton Abbey” and discuss some of the best British […]
Courtesy of The Goulding Agency Danny ‘Q-Ball’ Donofrio is one of the only practicing artists in the Washington County Arts Council and he is on a mission. ’We need more opportunity to allow local artists to display their work’, says Donofrio, ‘and we are helping to make that happen at our business. Inkfliction […]
Tallahassee, FL.- Governor Rick Scott has signed-off on a bill that requires district school board policies to list emergency response agencies responsible for notifying school districts of emergencies and also requires the same agencies to notify private schools of major incidents such as fires or attempted break-ins. Also included in the legislation (HB 369/SB […]
(NewsUSA) – When you hand car keys to your teenager for the first time, your heart races as you think of what could happen. The fact is that car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teens in the U.S., so it’s important to communicate the gravity of this newfound responsibility. That’s why […]
(NAPSI)— Failing to prepare for a natural disaster is not an option for businesses. That’s because 75 percent of companies without business continuity plans fail within three years of a disaster. So says Andrew Sachs, Vice President at Witt O’Brien’s—a global leader in preparedness, crisis management and disaster response and recovery. Sachs contends […]
Provided by the Washington County School System Mobile apps can be a life-saver, but the cost of buying them can add up. Here is a list of apps that are educational and free as well.
Over the years, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville has welcomed with open arms church groups and mission teams who have given of their time, energy, and talents to volunteer on the campus. One such group arrived this past week from the First Baptist Church of Tangerine, Tangerine, Fla., and Trinity Baptist Church, […]
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________ WASHINGTON, DC— In this week’s address, President Obama said that the economy is moving in the right direction, but there is still more work to do. He called on Congress to act to give every responsible homeowner the chance to save money on their mortgage by […]
2013 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Florida Farmer of the Year Named (Gainesville)— John Scott Long, a Palm City man, has been named the 2013 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Florida Farmer of the Year. The award recognizes Long’s success as an agricultural producer and as a contributor to his local community. Long (shown at right) has […]