Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Weekly Briefing ……..

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Weekly Briefing ……..

Three men are in custody and one is at large following an investigation into a multi-state cargo theft ring.   Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing Three men are in custody and one is at large following an investigation into a multi-state cargo theft ring. This week, law enforcement arrested two of the suspects following an […]

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Wildfire warning from Florida Forest Service …….

Escaped yard debris, rapid wildfire growth and weather conditions has the Florida Forest Service reminding citizens to exert extreme caution.   After battling numerous wildfires spurred from burning yard debris, the Florida Forest Service reminds citizens to exercise caution in order to reduce the likelihood of accidental fires.   The Florida Forest Service Wildland Firefighters […]

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Alabama Poultry Flocks Test Positive for Avian Influenza ……….

Alabama Poultry Flocks Test Positive for Avian Influenza ……….

Poultry owners should be aware that avian influenza has been confirmed in Alabama carried in by migratory water fowl.Source:  Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Alabama State Veterinarian, Dr. Tony Frazier, confirmed that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Pickens County, and a backyard […]

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MOVING IDEAS: Three Ways To Save ……..

MOVING IDEAS: Three Ways To Save ……..

(NAPSI)—Every year, some 35 million Americans move to a new home. If you’re ever among them, you should know that three simple steps can help you go a long way toward more savings and less stress: 1. Downsize. Donate, sell or toss anything you don’t love, need or use. Pay special attention to bulky, heavy […]

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Obituary for Lydia Hogans Brown …….

Lydia Hogans Brown, 87 of Chipley, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in the Bay Medical Center Covenant Hospice Unit of Panama City, Florida. Lydia was born on January 7, 1929 to the late Lexi Harmon and Westley Hogans in Chipley, Florida. Being raised in a Christian Home […]

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White House Press Daily Brief ………..

White House Press Daily Brief ………..

President Trump and Speaker Ryan Pull AHCA Vote. White House Press Daily Brief Good evening. Well, that was a bust. Today was the day that the Republican majority in both houses of Congress was going to come full circle. For over seven years, one of the main drivers of support for GOP electoral waves in […]

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Dr. Dunn’s Statement on Obamacare Repeal ……..

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement today regarding Obamacare repeal: “Obamacare will continue to harm Americans with higher costs, lost coverage, and fewer choices. That’s unacceptable. We were sent here with orders to end this law and replace it with a patient-centered approach that actually lowers the cost of care. […]

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Governor Rick Scott Makes Four Appointments to Jackson County Hospital District ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of four to the Jackson County Hospital District.   John Milton, 57, of Marianna, is a local business owner and real estate investor. He succeeds William Floyd and is appointed for a term beginning March 23, 2017, and ending September 5, 2019.   Shareta Wright, […]

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Relay For Life workers raise over $500 at Breakfast Break ………

Relay For Life workers raise over $500 at Breakfast Break ………

Those joining in the fun of supporting the 2017 Washington County Relay For Life last Friday morning in front of T & B Hidden Treasures in Chipley had a great breakfast break.  Organizers plan another special treat in April.   Join in the fun and support this year’s Relay For Life in Washington County.  

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Capitol Hill in Turmoil as Republicans Postpone Health Care

Capitol Hill in Turmoil as Republicans Postpone Health Care

 White House Press Daily Brief For many, health care is a human right. Large contingents of the American population, and by extension the U.S. House of Representatives, however, have very different ideas about what type of requirements for health care, if any, should be signed into law. President Obama faced an extremely tough challenge passing […]

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY “SPRINGS” INTO ACTION ……..

HISTORICAL SOCIETY “SPRINGS” INTO ACTION ……..

by Gwen Collins   Wednesday, March 22nd was a busy day for the Washington County Historical Society. The day began with the unveiling of a new South Third Street Historic District Marker. The marker is located at South Third Street and US Hwy 90 in Chipley. Martha McKnight and Dale Cox, local historians, and several […]

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BOCC keeps Sunny Hills Library open for now ……

Commissioners say facility will remain open for the remainder of the 2016-17 budget year.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County commissioners agreed Thursday to keep the Sunny Hills branch library open through the remainder of the current budget year.  However, they do want to see some changes in usage and safety factors before making […]

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Casting Announced for Steel Magnolias ………

Chipley, Florida—The Spanish Trail Playhouse will present Steel Magnolias May 12-14, 2017.   Steel Magnolias will be directed by Kevin Russell and was written by Robert Harling. Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. Along with her anxious and eager […]

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Dewsweepers Performance Academy Junior Development Program ………

Dewsweepers Performance Academy Junior Development Program ………

 Dewsweepers Performance Academy at Sheraton Bay Point Resort   Dewsweepers Performance Academy at Sheraton Bay Point Resort April & May Junior Schedule Experienced Level: HOURS 11-1230 Unless otherwise noted 4/11 Adam Brack 4/22 Wayne Flint & Morgan Hale 4/25 Adam Brack 5/6 Tony Ruggiero & Morgan Hale 5/9 Adam Brack 5/23* Adam Brack ***4PM Start*** […]

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Online tool helps make neighborhoods more bird-friendly ………

Online tool helps make neighborhoods more bird-friendly ………

Provided by the UF/IFAS Extension Service   When it comes to urban planning, sometimes a bird in hand is not worth two in the bush. Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have created an online tool to help planners strategically conserve forest fragments and tree canopy that will attract […]

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Sleep: A Window To Your Health ……..

Sleep: A Window To Your Health ……..

By Avner Halperin (NAPSI)—Even though most people do it every night, science still has had a hard time understanding sleep. Greek philosophers argued about it; scientists studied it for millennia and just about everyone recognizes it’s important. For thousands of years, people believed sleep was a passive state during which active physical and mental processes […]

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