President-Elect Donald Trump Appoints Dina Habib Powell Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor for Economic Initiatives

(New York, NY) – President-Elect Donald Trump has announced  his intention to appoint Dina Habib Powell as Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor for Economic Initiatives. In this role she will build new efforts around entrepreneurship, small business growth and the global economic empowerment of women. Powell currently serves as Global Head of Impact […]

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PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD J. TRUMP NAMES CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE OF DONALD J. TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT, INC. ……..

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump has announced key personnel to oversee Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Leading this Campaign Committee will be Michael Glassner as Executive Director, Sean Dollman as Operations Director, and John Pence as Deputy Executive Director.   Michael Glassner will serve as the Executive Director. Glassner joined Donald […]

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Washington and Holmes Counties RECOGNIZE CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH ………

The Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties recognize January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to educate, encourage and empower women to visit their health care provider for information and screening for cervical cancer. According to the most recent 2013 Florida Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set (CHARTS) data, women aged […]

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Sen. Jeff Brandes, Rep. Chris Sprowls Announce 2017 Ridesharing Legislation ……..

– Top Business and Tech Organizations, Uber Working to Achieve Meaningful Regulations-   (Tallahassee, Fla.) – At a press conference this week  State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) and Rep. Chris Sprowls (R-Clearwater), joined by the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida Technology Council, the Tampa Bay Partnership, and Uber, […]

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CHIPOLA TO HOST TALLAHASSEE SATURDAY, JAN. 14 ……..

MARIANNA—Chipola hosts Tallahassee, Saturday, Jan. 14, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Milton Johnson Center.   All conference games will be broadcast on 100.9 FM. Home games will be streamed on YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/ChipolaCollege). Both teams will provide up to the minute scores on Twitter: women, ChipolaWBB and men, ChipolaHoops.   The Indians (16-3, 0-1) […]

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Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Master Sergeant Debra Clayton and Deputy First Class Norman Lewis ……..

On Monday, January 9, 2017, Master Sergeant Debra Clayton of the Orlando Police Department was shot multiple times in the line of duty. While searching for the shooter, Orange County Deputy First Class Norman Lewis was hit on his motorcycle and died of resulting injuries. In honor of Master Sergeant Debra Clayton and Deputy First […]

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Wausau Council swears in two and appoints one more ……..

Wausau Council swears in two and appoints one more ……..

Wausau City Clerk Margaret Riley had the privilege Thursday night of swearing-in two council members recently elected to their posts.   Taking their oaths of office were Paul Culbreth (l)  and Dewayne Carter (shown below). Outgoing council members B.J. Phillips and Marlene Blount, both of whom chose not to seek re-election,  took time to thank […]

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First Large-scale Solar Project Gets Underway at Eglin AFB, Saufley Field with Installation of Solar Panels …….

First Large-scale Solar Project Gets Underway at Eglin AFB, Saufley Field with Installation of Solar Panels …….

Courtesy WZEP Radio   First Large-scale Solar Project Gets Underway at Eglin AFB, Saufley Field with Installation of Solar Panels Executives from Gulf Power, Coronal Energy™, powered by Panasonic, will join officials from Eglin Air Force Base and NAS Pensacola’s Saufley Navy Outlying Field Wednesday, Jan. 18, for the installation of the first two solar photovoltaic […]

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WASHINGTON COUNTY’S CHAMPION TREES ……….

WASHINGTON COUNTY’S CHAMPION TREES ……….

by Gwen Collins   The Champion Tree Program was created by the American Forests organization in 1940 to recognize the largest known tree of each species in the United States. Florida has approximately 111 species in the register, most in the tropical region, and also has the most national champions of any state. Florida began […]

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Washington County Planning Commission approves ‘Special Exception’ ………

Washington County Planning Commission approves ‘Special Exception’ ………

by Kathy Foster   Following a lengthy discussion at their Jan. 10th meeting,  members of the Washington County Planning Commission approved a ‘Special Exception’ for a wireless communications tower to be placed  at 1906 Horne Place.   However,  the required a $10,000 surety bond be acquired by the construction company.   Members pointed out that […]

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Pro Wrestling Jan. 14th in DeFuniak Springs ………..

Pro Wrestling Jan. 14th in DeFuniak Springs ………..

7:30 p.m. at Walton County Fairgrounds.  

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What’s going on at the Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee …….

What’s going on at the Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee …….

The next SCIturday is Saturday, January 14.   Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee Tallahassee’s “Edutainment” Destination     SCI-turdays at the CLC Saturday, January 14  | 10:00am-12:00pm Every 2nd and 4th Saturday is SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center! Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month as we offer the second installment of […]

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Jeff Atwater: Time to have the money talk ……….

Jeff Atwater: Time to have the money talk ……….

Dear Fellow Floridians: If you sat down and thought about it, can you remember who taught you about money and how it works in our society? If you can, thank that person because they taught you one of the most important lessons of your life. To understand money is the first step in making smart […]

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5 Mile Run & 2 Mile Walk Jan. 14th in Bonifay …….

5 Mile Run & 2 Mile Walk Jan. 14th in Bonifay …….

Being held at Bonifay First Assembly, 1009 Hwy 79    

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Changing Your Mind About Resolutions ……..

Changing Your Mind About Resolutions ……..

By Dr. Lori LaCivita (NAPSI)—For many people, the start of a new year is a time to reflect on where they are, what they’ve accomplished—and what they still need to do. While nearly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, only 8 percent report being successful in achieving their goals, according to a study by […]

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Obituary for Edward Nicholas Granberry ……..

Edward Nicholas Granberry, age 16 of Wausau, passed from this life on Friday, January 6, along with his mother Genene Hicks. Nicholas was born on September 2, 2000 in Fort Walton Beach, to Edward Granberry and the late Genene (Hutchins) Hicks. Nicholas was a student of Chipley High School, graduating class of 2019, and a […]

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