By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott Announces License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day This Thanksgiving Weekend ……….

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Saturday, November 25th will be a license-free saltwater fishing day. This Saturday is part of eight total days offered each year by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) that allows residents and visitors to enjoy Florida’s many fishing opportunities without requiring a license. Governor Scott said, “As Floridians gather […]

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Standing Ovation for Christmas Musical And a Stroll Through Heritage Village ……………
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Standing Ovation for Christmas Musical And a Stroll Through Heritage Village ……………

The Music and Worship Division of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville received standing ovations after the three performances of the annual Christmas musical. “The Light Still Shines” was a collection of beautiful, heartwarming Christmas arrangements and exquisite narration presented by the BCF College Choir, Male Chorale, Women’s Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, and Orchestra. […]

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Juniorettes prepare ‘brown bags’ at KSES ……..
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Juniorettes prepare ‘brown bags’ at KSES ……..

Juniorettes were at Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley recently preparing weekend snacks for students.   The Juniorettes were on hand for the “Brown Bag Blessings” program that they are participating in with the school.   It is new this year and the girls have been raising funds to fill bags with food for students […]

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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Sandy Marie Tyus ……

Sandy Marie Tyus, age 37 of Cottondale, Florida passed from this life on November 18, 2017, at Gulf Coast Hospital in Panama City, Florida. She was born on July 29, 1980, in Marianna, Florida to Kenneth Linton and Peggy Cobb Linton. She was a lifelong resident of the Florida Panhandle. She was preceded in death […]

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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

MCRAE/REX LUMBER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT CHIPOLA …….

MARIANNA—Chipola College is now accepting applications for the Robert and Kathryn McRae /Rex Lumber Scholarships for the Engineering Technology Program. Application deadline for the Spring 2017 semester is Dec. 11.   Rex Lumber established the Robert and Kathryn McRae scholarship fund to help students planning to pursue an Associate of Science degree in Engineering Technology […]

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DHSMV Launches MyFlorida Mobile App ……..
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

DHSMV Launches MyFlorida Mobile App ……..

~ Mobile App expands registration renewal options for customers ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — To expand customer options for motor vehicle and vessel registration renewal services and to offer additional conveniences to customers, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has partnered with PayIt, LLC to launch a mobile app called MyFlorida. […]

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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Amtrak Sets Ridership, Revenue and Earnings Records ……..

Solid results delivered in 2017 WASHINGTON – Amtrak posted record ridership, revenue and earnings for its Fiscal Year, which ended Sept. 30, 2017: • Ridership: 31.7 million passenger trips – increased 1.5 percent over FY 2016 • Total Revenue:  $3.2 billion – increased 1.1 percent over FY 2016 • Operating Earnings (unaudited, adjusted):  ($194 million) […]

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Gardening in the Panhandle ……….
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Gardening in the Panhandle ……….

Backyard Sugarcane in the Panhandle Do you want to add a little something different to your landscape? How about something edible, as well as a focal point in your garden? Backyard sugarcane may be just what you are looking for. Sugarcane, genus Saccharum, is a tropical perennial grass that thrives in humid environments across the southern […]

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Holiday Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park Dec. 3rd ……
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Holiday Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park Dec. 3rd ……

Decorating Workshop at Landmark Park (DOTHAN) Share the spirit of the Christmas season at Landmark Park at the Holiday Decorating Workshop on December 3 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Interpretive Center Auditorium. Create wreaths, garlands and swags out of natural materials and decorate Landmark Park for Victorian Christmas and make some decorations to take […]

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‘Christmas Belles’ appearing Dec. 1st – 3rd in Apalachicola ………
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

‘Christmas Belles’ appearing Dec. 1st – 3rd in Apalachicola ………

Hear them Belles When Friday, December 1, 2017 through Sunday, December 3, 2017 Address 155 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320 Phone Number (850) 629-8680 Website panhandleplayers.com/