‘Archaeology Digs’ Newsletter          ………
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‘Archaeology Digs’ Newsletter ………

  Volume 10, Issue 2 – Summer 2016 The Florida Public Archaeology Network and the UWF Historic Trust are pleased to host another year of Pensacola History and Archaeology Summer Camp! Campers will discover Pensacola’s amazing past in engaging, hands-on ways. They’ll also get the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a professional historian and archaeologist! […]

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Apply for fall quota permits and special-op hunts now! …….

By Tony Young Fall quota hunt permits The summer brings fishing and other recreational activities, but it’s never too early to start planning for the upcoming hunting season. If you’re going to hunt public land, you may submit your applications for fall quota hunt permits from now through June 15 to hunt during archery, muzzleloading […]

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North Bay Campus road to close temporarily due to construction       ……..
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North Bay Campus road to close temporarily due to construction ……..

Southport, FL – Access to Gulf Coast State College’s North Bay Campus via County Road 2300 at the intersection of Highway 77 is scheduled to close for repairs starting on Monday, June 13. The county expects the road to be closed for approximately 45 days. Drivers can utilize County Road 2302 at the intersection of […]

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Mondays with Pete June 6, 2015 ……..

Good Morning; Tropical storm Colin is churning out in the gulf. It’s been raining off and on since Friday. This morning the sky is dark gray producing a steady rain that will likely last all day. With our preschool out for the summer there will be just a few of us in the office, the […]

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AAA URGES MOTORISTS TO BE CAUTIOUS ON FLOODED STREETS        …….
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AAA URGES MOTORISTS TO BE CAUTIOUS ON FLOODED STREETS …….

Tropical system could washout Florida roads   TAMPA, Fla. — A tropical system is forecast to move across Florida in the next few days, dumping several inches of rain, making roadways dangerous for motorists. AAA urges motorists to be cautious, this storm could cause reduced visibility and flooded streets, increasing the odds of a crash or disabled vehicle.  […]

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AAA: PUMP PRICES SUDDENLY SPIKE IN THE SOUTH      …….
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AAA: PUMP PRICES SUDDENLY SPIKE IN THE SOUTH …….

‘Colin’ could impact gas prices in Florida TAMPA, Fla.  — Motorists in Georgia and Tennessee saw gas prices increase last week, but not by nearly as much as those in Florida. Since last Sunday, state averages rose 1-cent in Georgia, 4 cents in Tennessee, and 10 cents in Florida. Visit AAA’s new website for gas prices […]

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PDL man dies in Holmes County crash ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that Tyrone Luebano, 25, of Ponce de Leon, Florida, died in a June 4th crash on Hwy 90 in June 4th when the 2003 Dodge 1500 he was driving was traveling westbound on the roadway.  FHP reports that for unknown reasons, the driver oversteered to the left and the […]

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Washington County, Florida Courthouse Nears August 2016 Completion Date       ……..
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Washington County, Florida Courthouse Nears August 2016 Completion Date ……..

The new Washington County, Florida Courthouse in historic downtown Chipley has made history in several ways over the past few years, and apparently will do so again as construction nears completion. Local public relations firm The Goulding Agency, contracted by Washington County to document the demolition and construction process of the facility, has been allowed […]

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Florida Land Owners Build Quail Habitat      ……..
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Florida Land Owners Build Quail Habitat ……..

Bill Barnhill’s pine stands are good habitat for quail with a mixture of bunch grasses, broadleaf plants, low woody brush and enough bare ground for the birds to eat and move around.   Bill Barnhill (shown at right)  recalls the days when a robust quail population brought hunters to Florida’s panhandle for national field trials. […]

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USDA Expands Access to Capital for Rural Businesses ……..

USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Sam Rikkers recently  unveiled new rules to expand access to capital for rural businesses. “Access to capital is one of the most important needs for businesses,” Rikkers said. “USDA is partnering with the Treasury Department and other agencies to ensure that rural businesses have the resources they need to prosper […]

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