Wildflower Alert – Butterflyweed         ……….
By May 20, 2017 Read More →

Wildflower Alert – Butterflyweed ……….

This bright orange wildflower, one of the milkweeds that grow in our area (Asclepias tuberosa), may be seen blooming along sunny and sandy roadsides. It is beginning to bloom now, and will continue on through the summer.  It has many narrow leaves and is the only milkweed in our area that has clear instead of […]

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Tropicanna Public Speaking winners        ……..
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Tropicanna Public Speaking winners ……..

According to Forbes magazine, about 10% of the American population loves public speaking. That leaves the rest of us with sweaty palms, nervous stomachs and quaking knees at just the thought of speaking in front of an audience.   Washington County  School board member, Susan Roberts, said public speaking is “…one of the most important […]

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By May 20, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Florida Achieves Lowest Unemployment Rate in Almost a Decade ……..

15,000 private sector jobs created in April MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott has announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in April, the lowest since September 2007. Florida businesses also created 15,000 private-sector jobs in April, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,355,700. For more than […]

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Childhood Trauma—It Happens More Than You Think       ………
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Childhood Trauma—It Happens More Than You Think ………

(NAPSI)—Traumatic experiences happen-but when they happen to children, it can affect their view of the world, their sense of safety, their development, and even their longer-term physical and mental health. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), more than two-thirds of children reported at least one traumatic experience by age 16. […]

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By May 19, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Samuel Edwin Taylor ……..

Samuel Edwin Taylor, age 83 of Chipley, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 18, 2017 at his residence. Ed was born on January 21, 1934 in Jackson County, Florida to William and Mabel Carter Taylor. He was a church member at Wausau Assembly of God and his walk […]

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By May 19, 2017 Read More →

FHP arrests Bonifay man on four charges ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that on May 13, 2017 at approximately 10:51 a.m. their  Dispatch Center received a complaint in reference to a male subject who was traveling eastbound on State Road 8 (I-10). The complaint indicated that the driver of a pick-up was naked from the waist down and he was actively […]

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By May 19, 2017 Read More →

Letter to the Editor ………

From Ron Plowe, Chipley, Florida.   History Says No To Trump’s Wall   The Chinese built the Great Wall.  – But!! The japs came by air and sea to shell and bomb the country.   The French built the Maginot Line.  – But!!  The Germans made an end run and France surrendered.   The Japanese […]

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Arthritis: Long-Term Pain May Need Long-Term Care       ………
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Arthritis: Long-Term Pain May Need Long-Term Care ………

(NAPSI)—Many people think the stiff joints, aches and pains of arthritis are just part of aging. In fact, while arthritis can result from years of wear and tear, the average age of onset is 47. It’s also true that arthritis plagues more than 65 percent of the oldest Americans, especially women. While there are several […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Dr. Dunn Votes to Protect Our Law Enforcement Officers ………

“They have our backs, let’s have theirs” WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) voted in support of the “Thin Blue Line Act,” which will make the murder or attempted murder of a law enforcement officer or first responder an “aggravating factor” in death penalty determinations. The legislation passed the House 271 to 143. […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Beverly Jackson …….

Beverly Jackson, age 66 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Florida. Beverly was born on January 22, 1951 in Panama City, Florida to Charles and Marvelle Kent Griggs. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked at Roulhac Middle […]

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