With the help of Covenant Care and a great group of volunteers, the Washington County Council on Aging hosted a Holiday Luncheon earlier this week at the Ag Center in Chipley. Everyone had a wonderful time, with a large number of prizes given out, lunch provided to those attending and Christmas music featuring Neysa […]
(New York, NY) – Yesterday President-elect Donald J. Trump met with more than a dozen of the greatest tech leaders in the country to begin a conversation and partnership in order to spark innovation and create more jobs in the U.S., particularly for working Americans. In addition to the private sector leaders in attendance, the […]
(NAPSI)—As the baby boomer generation—around 78 million people born between 1946 and 1964—reaches what was once considered its “golden years,” many are redefining what it means to be an older adult. Instead of retirement and rocking chairs, these baby boomers are working longer and enjoying a much more active lifestyle than their parents ever did. […]
Ms. Lillie Mae Bell, 56 of Ebro, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in the Bay Medical Center of Panama City, Florida. Lillie was a faithful member of the True Holiness Church International of Ebro, Florida under the leadership of Pastor Louis D. Brown. She was a gentle […]
The Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club Annual Fruit Sale wrapped up with the delivery of the fruit on Wednesday, December 14 at Gulf Power Company on Hwy 90 in downtown Chipley. Kiwanians (Washington County Manager) Hank Hamilton and Washington County Commissioner Tray Hawkins, along with longtime Kiwanian Commissioner Todd Abbott picked up the last of the […]
On the Second Day of Christmas… Many of the over 350,000 photos taken each year by ‘Real Florida Magazine’ are used by the nearly 10,000 ‘Real Florida Magazine’ Facebook fans on social media pages, in the promotion of special events, in local school yearbooks and in the marketing of local businesses. As a way to […]
President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends to Nominate Former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy …….
(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to name former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. Gov. Perry was the chief executive of one of the country’s largest states and one of the largest economies in the world. He is also one of the […]
President-Elect Donald J. Trump Announces Travis Kalanick of Uber, Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla, and Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo to Join President’s Strategic and Policy Forum ………
(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced that three additional members will join the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum: Travis Kalanick, CEO and Co-founder of Uber Technologies; Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla; and Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. Earlier this month, President-elect Trump established the President’s […]
Officials with the Town of Wausau in Washington County report the following candidates were elected in the December 13 election in that community. Albert Dewayne Carter 47 Judy Pettis Carter 33 Paul Jerry Culbreth 48 Hope Genene Hicks 49 The new council members are Hope Genene Hicks Post 4, Paul Jerry Culbreth Post 4 […]
Washington County School Board members met with school personnel in a workshop this past Monday afternoon to address attendance/absences causing concern not only in Washington County, in many of the area school districts in the area. Discussing many attendance related problems facing the county, District officials reported only a 70 percent graduation rate and […]
By: Heather Lopez – President The Washington County Tourist Development Council (TDC) has been a long-standing member and supporter of the RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee, Inc’s (RWSAC) mission. This regional rural tourism organization has been working hard since 2008 to bring sustainable tourism to the region in a bigger way than the individual nine counties […]
President-Elect Donald J. Trump Appoints Stephen Miller as Senior Advisor to the President For Policy ……..
(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his selection of Stephen Miller to serve as Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor to the President for Policy. Miller has served as a key advisor to several members of Congress, including U.S. Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions, and served in senior leadership roles […]
TAMPA, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that Florida’s seaports have created 200,000 new jobs across the state since 2012 according to a new report from the Florida Ports Council. Florida’s 15 seaports are also responsible for $117.6 billion in economic activity, supporting nearly 900,000 jobs, $40 billion in personal income and $4.3 billion […]
U.S. EPA Releases Final Report on Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources …….
EPA’s report concludes that hydraulic fracturing activities can impact drinking water resources under some circumstances and identifies factors that influence these impacts WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its scientific report on the impacts from hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources, which provides states and others the scientific foundation […]
MARIANNA—Five Chipola College students recently completed a podcast presentation for the Journal of Information Assurance, Security and Protection. Students Chase Roberts, Jeremy Porter, Andrew Bizaillion, Thomas Rudolph, and Dylan Johns worked with faculty members Glenda Bethel, Marcus Dabai and Dr. David Bouvin on the podcast which focused on the students’ research of compiled programming. […]
Panama City, FL – Several programs at Gulf Coast State College have received recognition with Accredited Schools Online “Best Of” rankings of four-year schools for the 2016-17 school year. To qualify for placement on the lists, the Community for Accredited Online Schools requires colleges to meet several minimum quality standards including accreditation, cost of enrollment, […]