Michael Lister’s Top Ten Mystery Series List

Michael Lister’s Top Ten Mystery Series List

Top Ten List  #3   “Reading has changed my life.”   I’m literally living a life of letters. I spend my days creating books while surrounded by books. I love books. I love reading. I love writing. I could (and will eventually) create many, many Top Ten Books Lists. For today, I am limiting myself […]

By October 22, 2016 Read More →

Catch a Florida Memory with FWC’s new Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs ……..

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) challenges you to Catch a Florida Memory and participate in any of three fun and exciting Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs, two of which are available for the first time. . “Any angler knows saltwater fishing is a fun, challenging and rewarding sport, but these programs, which include […]

By October 22, 2016 Read More →

Florida Becomes High-Tech Hub for Manufacturers ……..

(NewsUSA) –  Florida has long been known as the gateway to space and key location for trade with South America, but the state’s advanced manufacturing industry is growing and companies around the globe are taking notice.   Supporting the idea that Florida is as much a hub for manufacturing as any other state in the […]

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Chipley, Florida 2016 Homecoming Parade Pageantry on Friday, October 21

Chipley, Florida 2016 Homecoming Parade Pageantry on Friday, October 21

Chipley, Florida residents lined the streets in downtown Chipley on Friday afternoon, October 20 to celebrate Chipley High School Homecoming with a parade followed by traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and a football game. Over sixty floats, rolling exhibits, political candidates and marching bands provided a colorful counterpoint to the perfect Northwest Florida afternoon as […]

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Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 3,300 New Jobs Over the Year ……..

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →

September Unemployment ……..

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for September 2016, unchanged from the August 2016 rate, but down 0.4 percentage point from 5.1 percent a year ago. There were 457,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,753,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.0 percent in September. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Chipley, Florida High School Celebrates 67th Annual Homecoming

Chipley, Florida High School Celebrates 67th Annual Homecoming

Chipley, Florida High School students turned out in large numbers under balmy Autumn skies on Thursday evening, October 20, to celebrate the traditional Homecoming Bonfire, preparing for Friday’s homecoming activities. Inclusive of traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and the perennial football game, Chipley celebrates their 67th Homecoming this week, tonight facing a tough West Gadsden […]

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Carol Westmoreland discusses CRA goals at Chamber Breakfast ……

Carol Westmoreland discusses CRA goals at Chamber Breakfast ……

Said goal is to get community behind redevelopment plans.   by Kathy Foster   Carol Westmoreland, Executive Director of Florida Redevelopment Association,  was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Third Thursday Breakfast hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and explained the redevelopment program which is aimed at eradicating blight in communities around Florida.   […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Future plans for the old KSES campus …….

Future plans for the old KSES campus …….

Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor reports plans for the old Kate M. Smith Elementary School campus in Chipley are progressing with plans to eventually move the school board office to that site.   Taylor gave an overview of the plans at a recent School Board meeting and showed an aerial photo of the old […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Stuffed Florida Strawberries ……..

Stuffed Florida Strawberries ……..

Ingredients: 1 pound Florida strawberries 8 ounces mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated fresh mint leaves for garnish mini chocolate chips, crumbled hard toffee, cupcake sprinkles, crumbled cookie, toasted and crumbled nuts or your favorite topping Directions: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Local entertainer in international music competition ……….

Local entertainer in international music competition ……….

Entertained at recent Scarecrow Festival in Chipley.     Local entertainer Rick Kent, Alabama Music Association Instrumental Bluegrass winner and Alabama Music Association Vocalist Horizon winner for 2016 will be competing in the North America Country Music International Competition in March 2017 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  We send our best wishes with him.

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Popular Kids Can Help Curb Bullying

Popular Kids Can Help Curb Bullying

by Dr. Colleen Logan (NAPSI)—Contrary to previous research that suggested that as students’ popularity increased so did their bullying behavior, many parents may be surprised to learn the results of a recent study from Princeton, Rutgers and Yale Universities. It found that popular kids who publicly stand up against bullying may actually help more than […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →
Real Florida Magazine Interview with Legendary Basketball Coach Bobby Knight

Real Florida Magazine Interview with Legendary Basketball Coach Bobby Knight

Real Florida Magazine interview with legendary Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight and Jamey Westbrook, candidate for Florida House District 5, in Bozeman, Montana, on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also […]

By October 20, 2016 Read More →
Washington County BOCC receives Annual Report ……

Washington County BOCC receives Annual Report ……

Commissioners told county in a good cash flow position.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Commissioners learned Wednesday the County Administration staff was able to move forward with several new initiatives in late 2015-16 resulting in $550,000 towards paying down the debt.   Commissioners also had the following items pointed out to them in the […]

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Sherry Bass introduces new products to Wausau Garden Club …….

Sherry Bass introduces new products to Wausau Garden Club …….

Sherry Bass, representing Orange Hill Express,  was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Wausau Garden Club and gave club members a glimpse of the various new products being offered to improve gardening efforts in the area. During the business portion of the meeting the following items were discussed:    Minutes of the […]

By October 20, 2016 Read More →

West Florida Baptist Association Seeks Community Input ………

Local Baptist Churches Desire to Make a Difference in Country Oaks Community   The West Florida Baptist Association has announced a community meeting at Country Oaks Baptist Church on Sunday, October 23, at 2:30 pm in a desire to work with the community to bring an effective ministry to the Country Oaks church facility. Country […]

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