Air Plant – Tillandsia: Two different air plants

Air Plant – Tillandsia: Two different air plants

Information provided by IFAS Solutions for Life When people use the term “air plant,” they’re usually referring to Tillandsia spp. These odd-looking plants have been getting new attention recently, their rise in popularity having a lot to do with how eye-catching they are coupled with how little care they require. People have become interested in […]

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Obituary for Taylor Jayde Siebern …..

Taylor Jayde Siebern, age 7, went to be with our Lord Friday, June 5, 2015. She was born in Pensacola, Florida on September 7, 2007 to Steven and Dedtra (D’Errico) Siebern.   She was survived by her parents, her maternal grandparents Sydney and Debra Snell of Chipley, Florida, her paternal grandparents Paul and Ann Siebern […]

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Obituary for Frank Jankowski …….

Frank Jankowski, age 96, of Sunny Hills, Florida passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015. He was born in Poland on April 15, 1919 to Alexandor and Joanna (Krul) Jankowski. Frank worked as a carpenter making cabinets for Woodwork Corporation of America. He has lived here since 1985 coming from Chicago and was a member of […]

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Obituary for Ronnie Dale Butler ……

Mr. Ronnie Dale Butler, age 58, of Bonifay, Florida passed away June 7, 2015 in the Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. He was born July 23, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Butler was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Conners; his father, Hershall Butler; […]

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Obituary for Edna M. Sasser ….

Edna M. Sasser, age 90 of Chipley, FL passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015.  Edna was born on October 24, 1924 in Graceville, FL to the late Dempsey and Merica (Shiver) Watford.  She has been a lifelong resident of the Chipley area and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chipley.   Edna […]

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Chipley holds record-breaking short meeting …….

Council members approve everything on agenda.   by Kathy Foster   With very few comments Chipley’s City Council approved a three item agenda at Tuesday night’s meeting.   The following action was taken:   *  Approved a Limited English Proficiency Policy to meeting the requirements of the Federal Highway administration and the Florida Department of […]

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Governor Scott Applauds House Committee’s Move to Eliminate Hospital CON Regulations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement applauding the House Health Innovation Subcommittee’s move to eliminate hospital certificate of need regulations.   Governor Rick Scott said, “Driving down healthcare costs is essential to expanding access to coverage and increasing quality. Texas has no certificate of need laws for hospitals and only […]

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Border Patrol agents apprehend 76 at stash house …….

Border Patrol agents apprehend 76 at stash house …….

 EDINDURG, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended 76 undocumented immigrants at a stash house Monday night. Close coordination with the Hidalgo County Constables Office and information obtained from interviews led agents to a residence in Edinburg where 76 people were found hiding inside, 17 of whom are from […]

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Study finds increasing wood pellet demand boosts forest growth, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and created jobs ….

Study finds increasing wood pellet demand boosts forest growth, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and created jobs ….

Posted by Robert Johansson, USDA Acting Chief Economist A truck is filled with wood chips as part of the process of turning wood into energy. An industry that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase forest growth, and create jobs sounds too good to be true.  But that is the reality of the emerging wood pellets […]

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Grand Ridge woman killed in I-10 crash ……

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 23-year-old Alisa Danielle Humphrey of Grand Ridge, Florida died as a result of injuries sustained in a June 9th crash on Interstate 10 in Jackson County.   FHP reports that a 2011 Peterbuilt truck driven by  48-year-old Joe M. Harris of Borger, Texas was traveling east on the […]

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School Board agrees to advertise modified dress code and set public hearings ……

School Board agrees to advertise modified dress code and set public hearings ……

A small group of parents showed by at the June 8th Washington County School Board meeting to ask board members to take a more careful look at the modified dress code they have been working on; however, board members voted to advertise the dress code and then set public hearings to hear from more parents. […]

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Honor Roll for Kate M. Smith Elementary School …….

Congratulations to these students ! KMS 2014-2015 A Honor Roll Fourth Nine Weeks Reporting 2nd Grade Breanna Bell Gianna Brock Kadie Bruner Shawn Burgett Lawson Corbitt Abbygail Dalton Ja’mya Daniels Ja’Corian Guster Asher Holt Ethan Hooks Braylee Howard Kinsleigh Hunter Kailee Kersey Kalan Koch Jayden Kopinski Rebecca Lee Jaren Manuel Max Martin Kason Nelson Rihana […]

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CRAA INSTALLS OFFICERS ……..

CRAA INSTALLS OFFICERS ……..

The Chipola Regional Arts Association recently held the installation of new officers and board of directors.   New officers for are, from left: Roy Turner, Member at Large; Muriel Turner, Secretary; Macky Gortemoller, Mini-Grant Co-Chair; Bonnie Goff, Mini-Grant Co-Chair; Trinka Sandifer, Historian; Dr. Christine Yoshikawa, Membership Chair; Jeanne Lavender, Washington County Rep.; Don Holm, Programs […]

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PROGRAM FOCUSES ON RECRUITING VETERANS TO HEALTH CARE CAREERS IN FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE—Florida has the country’s third-largest population of military veterans and is proud to be a veteran-friendly state. The Florida Department of Health has programs in place to aid veterans in finding employment in health-related fields after they return home.   “Men and women who have served our country in uniform have values and skills that […]

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Obituary for Tony Stephen McWilliams ……

Mr. Tony Stephen McWilliams, age 58, of Bonifay, Florida passed away June 7, 2015 at his home. He was born November 24, 1956 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to the late Bernard and MaudS Godwin McWilliams. In addition to his parents, Mr. McWilliams was preceded in death by two sisters, Tommy Lynn Murphy and Joyce Moody. […]

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Mondays with Pete June 8, 2015 ………..

Good morning; They gathered mid-morning on a clear, humid day. The sun perched high in a crystal clear blue sky. They had been called to this place before and gathered obediently. Each took his or her familiar place along edge of the field. A wispy layer of ground fog hugged the grass and bushes in […]

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