Tampa Man Arrested for Stealing Fuel with 18 Counterfeit Credit Cards ……..

TAMPA, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that investigators with his Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement arrested Jose Rodriguez, 44, of Tampa for fraudulently purchasing fuel with counterfeit credit cards and filling unlawful fuel containers for transport and potential resale on the black market. Officers also charged Rodriguez with credit card forgery […]

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Washington County DEC elects new chair and vice-chair ………..

Washington County DEC elects new chair and vice-chair ………..

Tuesday night, in a move hoped to reinvigorate Washington County’s Democratic Executive Committee,  members elected a new chair, vice-chair, treasurer, secretary, committeewoman and committeeman.   by Kathy Foster   New Chairwoman Angie Roberts, shown at right,  said Tuesday night’s  re-organizational meeting was just the start of a new emphasis being placed on getting Democratic voters […]

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Farm-City Breakfast hosted at Ag Center in Chipley …….

Farm-City Breakfast hosted at Ag Center in Chipley …….

                    Six award recipients recognized.   by Kathy Foster   The Ag Center in Chipley was full Tuesday morning as the 2016 Ag-related Honorees were introduced.  Taking the honors were:  Tree Farmer of the Year Award 2016 – presented by the Florida Forest Service – was […]

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Wausau Council refuses to sanction Fire Chief …….

Wausau Council refuses to sanction Fire Chief …….

Wausau’s Town Council handled both a short  meeting and lengthy workshop Monday night, but ended up taking no action on a request from area resident Lynn Gothard regarding having Wausau Fire Sam Chief Rudd step down from that post for any length of time.   by  Kathy Foster   In the most recent chapter of […]

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Washington County School Board ……..

Washington County School Board ……..

Along with hosting a reception for outgoing School Board member Wayne Saunders at Monday night’s meeting of the Washington County School Board, board members welcomed incoming School Board member Lou Cleveland who was in the audience at the  meeting.   Cleveland will be sworn in at a School Board re-organizational meeting Nov. 22nd.   Taking […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club supports CHS Cheerleading program …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club supports CHS Cheerleading program …….

Chipley High School’s  cheerleading program was the recipient of financial support from the Kiwanis Club this week and Kiwanian Dell Corbin was proud to present representatives of the group with a check to purchase a new mascot costume to be used by the cheerleaders.   Martha Compton is the sponsor/director of the cheerleader program at […]

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Florida Potato and Green Bean Salad ……..

Florida Potato and Green Bean Salad ……..

Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, washed, peeled and diced large 1/2 pound fresh green beans, washed, ends trimmed and cut into thirds 3 bell peppers, seeded and diced small 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 red onion, diced small 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise 2 lemons, juiced 1/4 cup olive oil sea salt to taste fresh […]

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Protect Yourself From Lung Cancer

Protect Yourself From Lung Cancer

(NAPSI)—Sue, 55, grew up with a smoker in the house: her father. “I used to be very against smoking. I would do things like mark little lines on the cigarettes, break cigarettes, hide cigarettes.” But even “knowing how super-bad smoking is for you,” as she says, didn’t stop her from trying one for the first […]

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Obituary for Betty Jean Wilson ……..

Betty Jean Wilson, age 80 of Bonifay, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 14, 2016 at her residence. Betty was born on November 25, 1935 in Auburndale, Florida to W.C. Richardson and Myrtle B. Ready. She worked at home growing up taking care of her sister, Brenda, and brother, Bobby, […]

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READOUT OF VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT MIKE PENCE GOVERNORS ROUNDTABLE AT THE REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION ……..

(ORLANDO, FL) – Vice President-elect Mike Pence today met with two-dozen Republican Governors and Governors-elect during a Governors’ meeting at the Republican Governors Association Annual Conference. During the meeting the Vice President-elect reiterated President-elect Donald J. Trump’s strong commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare and block grant Medicaid funding to state governments to encourage innovation […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College Installs State of the Art 3D Printers

Florida Panhandle Technical College Installs State of the Art 3D Printers

With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, students and staff at Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley have something for which to be especially thankful. ‘We now have the opportunity for our Drafting students to have hands-on experience with this latest technology, allowing them to be even more prepared for the workplace’, stated Tanya […]

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Retirement Reception hosted for Wayne Saunders at Washington County School Board meeting ……….

Retirement Reception hosted for Wayne Saunders at Washington County School Board meeting ……….

Retiring after almost 50 years in education.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County School Board member Wayne Saunders  was the man of the hour Monday night after he completed 12 years as a member of the local School Board and close to 50 years working in the education field.  

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CHIPOLA COLLEGE SHINES AT AFC CONFERENCE ……..

CHIPOLA COLLEGE SHINES AT AFC CONFERENCE ……..

Chipola College was one of the most talked about colleges at the recent Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Conference in Orlando.   Chipola Chapter was named a Gold Level Chapter, and was one of only three chapters with more than 50 percent membership. Alice Pendergrass won the Lifesaver Award and Evelyn Ward won the Unsung […]

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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL RECEIVES NATIONAL RE-ACCREDITATION …….

~ FHP exemplifies professionalism during CALEA accreditation ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A team of assessors from the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), has completed an extensive review of the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) policies, procedures and law enforcement practices and announced that FHP has achieved gold standard re-accreditation. This is […]

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EPA Marks First Year of Safer Choice Milestones …….

Administrator Gina McCarthy will keynote this week’s Safer Choice Summit   WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will keynote the Safer Choice Label Summit, which runs Nov. 15 and 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Administrator will speak at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15.   The Safer Choice Summit brings together […]

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Friendships Come In All Dimensions—Sometimes In The Most Unlikely Sizes …….

Friendships Come In All Dimensions—Sometimes In The Most Unlikely Sizes …….

POINTERS FOR PARENTS   (NAPSI)—What is so fascinating about unlikely friendships? Is it that opposites attract? Does it point to hidden mutual respect? Unlikely animal friendships have long held a particular fascination, documented with countless funny and adorable videos: a cat adopting baby ducks, a Labrador and an elephant, a baby lamb and a pig, […]

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