Auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’ set for March 20th ………

Auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’ set for March 20th ………

Performances May 12 – 14.  

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GCSC hosts Startup Weekend for entrepreneurs …….

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is hosting the fourth annual Startup Weekend, an event for entrepreneurs, developers, designers and artists to pitch their ideas and learn how to launch a business in a weekend. The event provides an excellent opportunity to meet and network with like-minded individuals, test ideas, meet potential co-founders […]

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Photo Retrospective of 2016-2017 Regional High School Basketball Season

Photo Retrospective of 2016-2017 Regional High School Basketball Season

With the high school sports spotlight now on baseball. softball and track, here is a photo retrospective of the 2016-2017 regional basketball season, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. Local high school sports remains the current best value for your entertainment dollar, as […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES DRIFTING LOWER, FOR NOW ……..

AAA: GAS PRICES DRIFTING LOWER, FOR NOW ……..

Gas prices have declined 14 of the last 16 days. During that time, the national average price  has declined 2 cents. Pump prices have drifted lower on increased inventories and declining oil prices. “Gas prices are falling now, but fundamentals are pointing higher,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gulf Coast refineries are […]

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Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming activities …….

Yard of the Month recipient named —  John and Leanne Pedraja, 1261 Church Avenue in Chipley.     The Washington County Chamber of Commerce also announced the following upcoming activities at their monthly luncheon last week:    Chamber officials are seeking nominations for the 2017 Business of the Year.  The Chamber annually recognizes a local […]

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BOCC agenda for March 22nd Workshop …….

AGENDA WORKSHOP WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS March 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m., Commission Board Room 1331 South Blvd., Chipley, FL 32428 DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4 DISTRICT 5 Alan T Bush Charles Kent Tray Hawkins Todd Abbott Steve Joyner   I. A. Call to Order – Chairman B. Invocation/Pledge –   […]

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Genomics Workshop for Cattle Producers – March 23rd ……

Genomics Workshop for Cattle Producers – March 23rd ……

 by Kalyn Waters Figure 1. Replacement beef heifers at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center. Over the last decade, cattle production has experienced technological growth unmatched in the industry’s history. Currently, cattle producers are faced with making management decisions on how to integrate these advancements into their operations, and determining if […]

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Study Finds Colorectal Cancer Rates Have Risen Dramatically in Gen X and Millennials ………

Three in ten rectal cancer diagnoses now in patients under 55   A new study finds that compared to people born around 1950, when colorectal cancer risk was lowest, those born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer.   The study is led by American Cancer […]

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Hobby Gardening Class March 24th in DeFuniak Springs ……

It’s time to start thinking about gardening, but not everyone wants or needs acres of vegetables!   The University of Florida IFAS Extension Service is presenting an educational program for those interested in learning about small hobby gardening.   It will be held at the Walton County Extension Office in DeFuniak Springs on March 24th […]

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Art News You Need To Know ………….

Art News You Need To Know ………….

THIS JUST IN FROM THE ARTS ACTION FUND  …  The White House released its proposed budget to Congress last week, officially recommending full termination of funding of both the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for FY2018. THIS JUST IN FROM THE ARTS ACTION FUND… The White House […]

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GIRL SCOUTS SEEK WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINEES …….

Do you know an extraordinary woman who has distinguished herself as an outstanding member of the community? A program inspired by Girl Scouts nationally, the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle Women of Distinction Awards honor women from across the Florida Panhandle who truly stand out for their commitment to the community. Nominations are now […]

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Tips To Help Families Improve Health ………

Tips To Help Families Improve Health ………

(NAPSI)—Although March is officially National Nutrition Month, anytime is a good time to eat more nutritiously, points out the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). It offers 12 tips to help. Go fresh. Choose fresh seafood, lean poultry, and beans as your protein source. If using ground meats, choose 93 percent lean ground turkey or […]

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5th Annual ‘ArtKidDoo’ Festival Slated For April 8 in Downtown Chipley, Florida (Part 1)

5th Annual ‘ArtKidDoo’ Festival Slated For April 8 in Downtown Chipley, Florida (Part 1)

Mark your calendar and join Early Learning Coalition and ‘Real Florida Magazine’ at Shivers Park in downtown Chipley, Florida on Saturday, April 8 for the 5th Annual ‘ArtKidDoo’ Festival. Join hundreds of children and parents for a unique experience, exploring the arts and understanding that ‘play is the work of a child’- including paint, clay, […]

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Obituary for Jamie Sue Krawczynski ……..

Jamie Sue Krawczynski, age 38 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on March 14, 2017. She was born on August 26, 1978 to James Hamilton and Betty Sue (Mason) Kimbrough in Jacksonville, FL. Jamie is survived by two children, Jamis Rushing and Morgan Mae Oliver, her mother, Betty Sue Kimbrough and husband Randy, grandparents, […]

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TAKE STEPS TO PREVENT POISONINGS IN YOUR HOME DURING NATIONAL POISON PREVENTION WEEK …….

During the 56th National Poison Prevention Week, celebrated March 19-25 this year, the Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties is sharing tips to ensure the safety of homes and communities and help prevent poisonings. In 2016, nearly 38,000 poison exposure calls reported in Florida were regarding children age 5 and under. Poisonings […]

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Wildflower News: Parrot Pitcher Plant ……..

Wildflower News: Parrot Pitcher Plant ……..

This plant (Sarracenia psittacina) is the smallest of our more common pitcher plants but its dark red buds and flowers show up along the roadsides. It blooms later than the rose pitcher plant and the yellow trumpet pitcher plant. Its leaves lie close to the ground and at the end they curve around into a […]

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