Dr. Neal Dunn Appointed to Three Key House Committees ………

“These committees are fundamental to Florida’s future” WASHINGTON, DC:  This week Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) was appointed to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for the 115th Congress. “These committees are fundamental to Florida’s future, to our economy, and to the […]

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What They Are Saying About General Rep. Mike Pompeo’s Hearings

What They Are Saying About General Rep. Mike Pompeo’s Hearings

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY): “Leading the @CIA is not an easy task, but I know that @RepMikePompeo is up for the challenge” (Sen. Mitch McConnell, Twitter, 1/12/17) Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS): Rep. Mike Pompeo “Has the experience, the knowledge, the judgment, and the skills necessary to lead CIA.” (Twitter, 01/12/17) American Conservative Union: […]

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What They Are Saying About Dr. Ben Carson’s Hearing

What They Are Saying About Dr. Ben Carson’s Hearing

Bipartisan Praise And “Substantive Hearing” Show “Carson Will Cruise To Confirmation”   Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID): Dr. Carson “Has Demonstrated A Fervent Intensity For Improving The Lives Of His Fellow Americans, And His Intellect, Leadership, And Life Experiences Are Unique, Valuable Assets For Leading An Agency Like HUD.” (Press Release, 1/12/17) Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND): […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Junior Varsity Beats Bethlehem High School JV in Boys Basketball

Chipley, Florida High School Junior Varsity Beats Bethlehem High School JV in Boys Basketball

The Chipley, Florida High School Junior Varsity Basketball squad beat the Bethlehem, Florida High School JV Wildcats in Boys JV Basketball on the Chipley High School campus on Thursday, January 12, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more photos on Facebook […]

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Congressman Mast Secures Spot on Transportation & Infrastructure, Foreign Affairs Committees

Florida Water Infrastructure will be Top Priority on Transportation & Infrastructure Committee 12-Year Army Veteran Served Alongside IDF in Israel WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today was named to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. As the newly sworn-in Representative for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Rep. Mast’s top […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Tigers Beat Bethlehem High School in Boys Basketball

Chipley, Florida High School Tigers Beat Bethlehem High School in Boys Basketball

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers beat the Bethlehem, Florida High School Wildcats in Boys Varsity Basketball on the Chipley High School campus on Thursday, January 12, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Tigers won with a final score of 41-35 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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