Top Moments From Governor Rick Perry’s Confirmation Hearing ……..

Top Moments From Governor Rick Perry’s Confirmation Hearing ……..

Sen. Manchin (D-WV): Gov. Perry Has “Experience And The Tenacity” To Serve As Secretary   Click To Watch Sen. Cornyn: Gov. Perry Will Spawn Next Great Era Of American Energy Click To Watch Gov. Perry Pledges To Think Outside The Box To Find Answers To The Challenges We Face As A Country Click To Watch […]

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What They Are Saying: Economists on Steven Mnuchin …….

What They Are Saying: Economists on Steven Mnuchin …….

Washington, DC – Prominent economists are praising President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Steven Mnuchin to lead the U.S. Department of the Treasury: “Steven Mnuchin is a wonderful choice for Treasury Secretary. He has a great understanding of finance, markets, and housing. He is committed to tax reform that will get our economy growing, create jobs, […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Nominates Former Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture ……..

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Nominates Former Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture ……..

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intention to nominate former Governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture. As the former governor of a state that produces billions in agricultural products each year, Sonny Perdue has embraced policies under which Georgia farmers have thrived, and he is ready to […]

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Texas Under Governor Perry: America’s Economic Engine ……..

Texas Under Governor Perry: America’s Economic Engine ……..

Texas Added 2,214,900 Jobs Under Gov. Perry. In December 2000 Texas had 9,534,600 non-farm jobs. In December 2014 Texas had 11,749,500 non-farm jobs. (U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, data.bls.gov/, Accessed 3/17/15) Texas Has Added 1,938,300 Private Sector Jobs Since Gov. Perry Assumed Office. In December 2000, there were 7,969,900 private sector jobs in Texas. In […]

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BOCC wishes 96-year-old ‘Happy Birthday’ …….

BOCC wishes 96-year-old ‘Happy Birthday’ …….

by Kathy Foster   Washington County Commissioners took time at their Jan. 18th workshop to wish Happy Birthday to 96-year old Dorthy Shipes.   But after sending out the birthday wish it was pretty much all work as commissioners  covered a varied agenda.   Washington County Public Works Director Tom Terrell led off the business […]

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Metcalfs attend Florida Democratic Party in Orlando …….

Metcalfs attend Florida Democratic Party in Orlando …….

Members of the Washington County Democratic Executive Committee attended the reorganization meeting of the Florida Democratic Party this weekend in Orlando. Those participating were Committee Chairperson Angie Roberts and voting members, State Committee Persons Dale and Gina Metcalf.   Mr.and Mrs. Metcalf are pictured below with the newly elected Chair of the FDP, Steve Bittel.

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Florida Forest Service Celebrates Florida’s Arbor Day ……..

Communities Encouraged to Become Tree City USA Certified TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–To celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on Friday, Jan. 20, the Florida Forest Service will join communities throughout the state in several tree planting projects, tree seedling giveaways and forestry education activities to highlight the benefits of trees. Florida’s Arbor Day is held each year on the […]

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MAN WITH GUN CARJACKS GAS STATION ATTENDANT ……..

MAN WITH GUN CARJACKS GAS STATION ATTENDANT ……..

Courtesy of WZEP Radio   A 20 year old man is behind bars after carjacking a gas station attendant with a handgun. DeFuniak Springs Police responded to Murphy Oil gas station in front of Wal Mart around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning to a reported vehicle theft.  Officers arrived and discovered that the female victim had […]

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Jeff Atwater: Dollars & Sense ……..

Jeff Atwater: Dollars & Sense ……..

Each year, beginning on Benjamin Franklin’s birthday, who some might say is America’s founding father of thrift, we celebrate “Thrift Week.” Increasing financial literacy and the ability of consumers to make sound budgeting and spending decisions is the backbone to a healthy economy. In a continued effortto highlight the importance of saving and the steps […]

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Spring Farm Day at Landmark Park in Dothan on March 18th ……..

Spring Farm Day at Landmark Park in Dothan on March 18th ……..

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Spring Farm Day at Landmark Park Mark your calendars: March 18, 2017 (Dothan) Plowing with horses and mules. Old fashioned music. Sheep shearing. Held on March 18 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Spring Farm Day at Landmark Park offers a glimpse back in time to life on the farm […]

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Obituary for Chris Ray Roberts …….

Chris Ray Roberts, age 74 of Chipley, FL went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 17, 2017. He was born in Coral Gables, FL to the late Charlie Ray and Mary (Pachis) Roberts. Chris is a member at First Baptist Church of Chipley and worked for Washington County operating heavy equipment. Along […]

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Obituary for Clara Rea Ferguson ……..

Clara Rea Ferguson, age 93 of Wausau, FL went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. She was born on August 22, 1923 in Wausau, FL to the late Alex D. Miller and Sallie Elmer (Mercer) Miller. Clara is a lifelong resident of Wausau and a member of Orange Hill Baptist […]

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Obituary for William Joseph Sabata, III

Obituary for William Joseph Sabata, III

William “Bill” Joseph Sabata, III, age 51 of Graceville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 15, 2017 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida. Bill was born on August 30, 1965 in Clay County, Florida. He was an Ordained Minister and a member of Christian Haven Church in Wausau. […]

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Celebration of Life set for Dorothy Regina Garner ……

“COME ONE COME ALL” to the Celebration of Life for Dorothy Regina Garner   Try all of her favorite foods like eggplant parmesan, Italian subs, meatball subs and cheesecake. What would a feast like this cost you ask? 5 cents? 10 cents? $1.00? No!!! Your best story about Dottie or Ethel Merman impersonation will feed […]

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What They Are Saying About Wilbur Ross at Today’s Hearings …….

What They Are Saying About Wilbur Ross at Today’s Hearings …….

Sen. John Thune (R-SD): “I Believe His Extensive Management Experience In The Private Sector And His Understanding Of The Challenges Faced By Workers And Businesses Alike Will Equip Him Well For The Job Of Leading The Department Of Commerce.” (Sen. John Thune, Hearing, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 1/18/17) Thune: “Mr. Ross, […]

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Former Democratic Attorney General Endorses Scott Pruitt for Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency …….

Former Democratic Attorney General Endorses Scott Pruitt for Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency …….

(Washington, DC) – Today, nominee for Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt received the support of former Democratic Attorney General of Arkansas, Dustin McDaniel. Attorney General McDaniel cites the bipartisan effort put forth by Attorney General Pruitt to improve the water quality of the Illinois River watershed as a specific example […]

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