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Remembering a Veteran ……….

Author’s name withheld by request.   Some years ago, I was stationed at a base where the gym was about half a mile from where I worked.   During lunch I would often go to the sauna. The seats were wood slats, about 18″ high; similar to basketball bleachers. An elderly gentleman came in. He […]

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Trinity Martial Arts hosts ribbon cutting Saturday at new location        …….
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Trinity Martial Arts hosts ribbon cutting Saturday at new location …….

Located at 1377 Brickyard Road, Suite 6, in Chipley.   Jason and Ruby  Smith hosted a ribbon cutting at the newly opened facility on Saturday and offered a 30 day free trial to those interested in opening a membership.   Trinity Martial Arts offers not only training in martial arts, but in fitness and life […]

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

Last week my Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission made nine arrests for the illegal harvesting of alligators and their eggs in Florida. Photos provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Last  week my Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission made […]

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Art Exhibit at Chipley Library draws good comments               ………..
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Art Exhibit at Chipley Library draws good comments ………..

Visitors enjoy art work of Winkie VanLandingham’s students.     Officials` at the Chipley Library said they heard good comments concerning the art exhibit recently displayed at the local library.  VanLandingham,  at her Chestnut Hill Art Studio,  offers art classes to interested students every school year.  For more information about the classes call VanLandingham at […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida’s GDP Outpaces All Other Large States ……….

Florida Leads Large States in Private-Sector Job Growth TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Scott has announced that Florida’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 3.0 percent in 2016, faster than the national rate of 1.5 percent and outpacing all other large states, including Texas and California. Governor Scott also announced today that Florida added jobs at a […]

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Cattlemen’s Prospective – Telling Your Good Story           ……….
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Cattlemen’s Prospective – Telling Your Good Story ……….

by Nick Simmons Andy Andreasen, AAA Farms, Marianna was recognized in 2015 through Florida Farm Bureau’s County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) Award.  Photo: UF/IFAS Josh Wickham. Producers from all aspects of beef production should set annual goals to make improvements to their operation. Often times, these goals relate to increased efficiency, productivity, improved […]

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Take A Trip:   Celebrating 6 years of Caribbean Culture         ………
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Take A Trip: Celebrating 6 years of Caribbean Culture ………

A chance to broaden your horizons.  

Sun Protection Myths And Facts        ………
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Sun Protection Myths And Facts ………

(NAPSI)—Sunscreen is an important part of protecting your skin. However, some information about sunscreen can be confusing, making it difficult to know how to best protect the skin you’re in. Seeking shade when the sun is especially strong (from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), wearing clothing that protects your skin as well as hats and […]

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Obituary for Alma Jean Nance          ………..
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Obituary for Alma Jean Nance ………..

Alma Jean Nance, age 76, passed from this life Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home. She was born in Wausau, FL on July 27, 1940 to Martin and Fannie “Hicks” Walker. Alma was Baptist by faith and is preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Huey E. Nance, and one bother; Leonard Finch. […]

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One dies in Washington County crash ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 28-year-old Travis Taylor Ham of Chipley, FL has died as a result of injuries sustained in a 5:30 a.m. May 28th crash on State 77, south of Mobile Swamp Road.   According to the FHP report, Ham was traveling south on State Road in a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe, […]

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