Vernon Historical Society welcomes visitors ……

Vernon Historical Society welcomes visitors ……

Museum receives more exhibits.   by Kathy Foster   Announcement of new exhibits come at Vernon Historical Society meeting on Wednesday.  The group  has received two handmade quilts and a coverlet, as well as two wool  cards, that will now be on permanent display at the Historical Society Museum.   The quilts and coverlet were […]

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Kaleidoscope Theatre Prompter ………

Kaleidoscope Theatre Prompter ………

The Art of Murder opens Friday for three weekends.     The Art of Murder opens Friday for 3 Weekends In a remote estate in the countryside of Connecticut, Jack Brooks (Steve Lewis), one of the most accomplished and eccentric painters of his generation, awaits the imminent arrival of his art dealer, Vincent (Michael Hunter). […]

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS LEARN ZOOLOGY ……..

CHIPOLA STUDENTS LEARN ZOOLOGY ……..

Billy Bailey, Florida Caverns State Park Specialist and Dianna Sue Bryant, Wildlife Rehabilitator, recently lectured to Chipola College environmental science students on the protection and preservation of Florida wildlife, and its importance to biodiversity and ecosystems.   The zoological presentations featured fossils of Loggerhead, Eastern Box and Aquatic turtles, and the Gopher Tortoise. Bird nests, […]

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Commissioner Putnam Seeks Nominations for Woman of the Year in Agriculture ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is now accepting nominations for the 2017 “Woman of the Year in Agriculture” award.   Since 1985, the “Woman of the Year in Agriculture” award has recognized women in all areas of the industry who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture. The deadline for […]

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USDA Provides Food Safety Tips for Kitchen Confidence ……….

WASHINGTON — With spring renewal upon us, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service invites home cooks to gain kitchen confidence by refreshing their perspectives on food safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year approximately 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations […]

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Understanding Head And Neck Cancers ……….

Understanding Head And Neck Cancers ……….

(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some 42,000 Americans develop head and neck cancers every year. Here’s a look at one of them: Lewis’ Story Lewis was a busy man. He and his wife, Amy, were running an aerobic exercise group in their community and also volunteering throughout the north Florida area. […]

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Following Meeting with Governor Scott, President Trump Commits to Fixing the Herbert Hoover Dike ……..

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Governor Rick Scott spoke with President Donald Trump regarding the importance of fixing the federally operated Herbert Hoover Dike. Following their conversation, President Trump committed to fixing the dike. Earlier this week, Governor Scott urged the Florida Senate and Florida House to allocate $200 million in state funds to help fix […]

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Lane Restrictions on State Road 2 April 20th ………

Lane Restrictions on State Road 2 April 20th ………

Chipley–Traffic on State Road (S.R.) 2, 1.6 miles west of S.R. 79 in Holmes County will encounter lane restrictions from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20 as crews investigate a depression that has formed in the roadway. Drivers are reminded to use caution when traveling through the construction zone and to pay attention […]

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Roulhac Middle School Prevails Over Graceville Middle School in 2017 Tri-County Middle School Baseball Tournament Semi-Finals

Roulhac Middle School Prevails Over Graceville Middle School in 2017 Tri-County Middle School Baseball Tournament Semi-Finals

Accompanied by incidents of questionable officiating and contested rules, Roulhac Middle School prevailed over Graceville Middle School in the 2017 Tri-County Middle School Baseball Tournament on Tuesday, April 18 at the Shady Grove Ballpark in Vernon, Florida, as seen by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. Roulhac Middle School will now […]

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Planning Commission gives amendment for Chipley well ………

Changes land use from Agriculture/Silviculture to Public/Semi-Public.   by Kathy Foster   In a special meeting Tuesday afternoon Washington County’s Planning Commission approved a FLUM Amendment that will allow the City of Chipley to put in a new water well on 2.9 acres on the east side of State Road 77 approximately two miles south […]

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Falling Waters Golfers will gather April 27th ………

What: A fun golf outing at Sunny Hills Golf Course, Thursday, April 27, check in 8:00 a.m. to 8:45, start 9:00 a.m.   Why: Several of the old guy’s were talking recently and a consensus evolved to “let’s have a reunion game”.   Who: Anyone who played the “old course’ at Falling Waters Country Club. […]

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White House Press Daily Brief ………..

White House Press Daily Brief ………..

“Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order   Good morning. “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order President Donald Trump traveled to Wisconsin on Tuesday where he visited the Snap-On Tools company. The President made remarks and signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order. The Order aims to support American workers by directing federal agencies to […]

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CTST looking at funding sources ………

Washington County’s Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) learned this week that their school zones project for Kirkland Road is ranked No. 2 in the area which means it should receive funding through the State.   Advancement in the funding process means the county should receive an estimated $637,000 to standardize the school zones and sidewalks […]

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LMS Committee looking for grant funding for Health Department generator ……..

Washington County’s Local Mitigation Strategy met April 18th and agreed procuring a generator for the Washington County Health Department is a priority.   Committee members made it clear at Tuesday’s meeting that the generator issue was climbing quickly on the list of items needed to keep the Health Department operating properly and has been on […]

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Senior Expo draws major crowd ………

Senior Expo draws major crowd ………

There was an excellent turnout Tuesday at the Ag Center in Chipley as the Washington County Council on Aging hosted a Senior Expo to give area seniors an opportunity to view products and learn about options to make their lives easier.   Photo Highlights of the COA Expo:  

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CONSUMER APPETITE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES RIVALS PICKUPS ………

CONSUMER APPETITE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES RIVALS PICKUPS ………

AAA unveils top electric, hybrid and fuel-efficient vehicles TAMPA, Fla.  — A new AAA study reveals that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains high, showing that more than 30 million Americans are likely to buy an electric vehicle for their next car. In fact, the number of Americans interested in an electric vehicle approaches the number […]

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