Jay, Florida High School Beats Northview High School in Girls 1A District Basketball Tournament

Jay, Florida High School Beats Northview High School in Girls 1A District Basketball Tournament

The Jay, Florida High School Lady Royals beat the Northview High School Lady Chiefs on the Chipley, Florida High School campus as Girls 1A District Tournament play kicked off on Monday, January 30, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Northview Lady Chiefs, […]

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Gov. Scott: “The Fighting for Florida’s Future” Budget Will Create Opportunities for Generations of Floridians …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced his “Fighting for Florida’s Future” budget which proposes $618 million in tax cuts to help Florida families and small businesses. The Governor’s recommended budget also invests record funding in Florida’s education system, strengthens environmental protection efforts, supports law enforcement and fights for Florida’s growing job market. Governor […]

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Six arrested for contracting without a license ……..

Six arrested for contracting without a license ……..

A three day operation leads to the arrest of six individuals for contracting without a license.   JOINT OPERATION NETS SIX FOR UNLICENSED CONTRACTING Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation conducted a joint operation focusing on unlicensed contractors Wednesday through Friday last week.  This operation began with a DBPR […]

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Legislative Delegation meets in Chipley …….

Legislative Delegation meets in Chipley …….

Washington County’s Legislative Delegation met Monday morning at Governmental Annex in Chipley.   by Kathy Foster   Need to replace the Ag Center in Washington County led off the discussion Monday morning when Senator George Gainer and Representative Brad Drake met with a number of county residents to talk about the needs of the County […]

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Executive Order: ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES

Executive Order: ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES   By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United […]

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What can you do to stop school absenteeism? ………

The Washington County school system is working hard to reduce the instances of absenteeism throughout local schools, but officials say that one of the most important factors is getting information out to parents and caregivers.   When asked what individuals can do to prevent absenteeism, officials point out the following:  Set regular bedtime and morning […]

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Gov. Scott Fights to Cut More Than $8 Million in Fees ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will cut over $8 million in additional annual fees for Florida’s veterans, seniors and businesses during the upcoming legislative session. Governor Scott has been fighting to eliminate fees and unnecessary regulations since he first took office. Governor Rick Scott said, “When we cut fees and […]

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Dr. Neal Dunn’s Statement on President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order ……..

“Let’s be clear that the threat is real” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s executive order on immigration: “It’s common sense to set a temporary pause on immigration from countries that are bases of Islamic terrorism and recruitment. These countries were identified by the […]

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Top Trump-Pence Leaders Launch “America First Policies” ……..

Non-Profit Will Staunchly Promote the White House’s Agenda   January 30th – Today a senior group of key Trump-Pence campaign, transition, and inauguration leaders announced the formation of America First Policies, a non-profit organization that will support key initiatives and policies of The White House.   As an issue advocacy organization, America First will be […]

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The GEO Group Partners With Florida Panhandle Technical College

The GEO Group Partners With Florida Panhandle Technical College

Corrections is one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States, with almost a half-million persons engaged in these jobs and a mean average income of around $40,000 annually. Corrections jobs include those staff who guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions, who guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other points, […]

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Monday with Pete – Jan. 30, 2017

Good morning; As I crossed the bay this morning, the sun was picking its way through patches of fog. Shafts of sunlight broke through the clearing fog bank casting spotlight reflections on the glass- smooth water of the bay. Three pelicans glided effortlessly across the mirror-like surface of the water, wingtips occasionally slicing the surface […]

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GAS PRICES FALL FOR TWENTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS ……..

GAS PRICES FALL FOR TWENTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS ……..

Seasonal demand pushes gas prices lower but refinery maintenance may cause prices to rebound TAMPA, Fla. — Increased U.S. crude oil production and lower gasoline demand has kept downward pressure on the national average price at the pump, which has fallen for 20 consecutive days. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.22 per gallon, down eight cents versus […]

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Support Local Athletes in District Girls Basketball Tournament

Support Local Athletes in District Girls Basketball Tournament

Nobody can deny that football is king in the South, with that passion translating to the gridiron during high school football season, with supportive, standing-room only crowds. Interestingly, many of those same athletes on those high school football fields play local high school basketball, and quite successfully. With relatively small schools such as those found in […]

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Seeking Top Student Chef ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages 9th through 12th grade students to enter the department’s “Fresh From Florida” Student Chef Cook-Off before the upcoming deadline on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Students can submit original recipes featuring locally grown products for the chance to have their meal served in school cafeterias. For […]

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Mini-Documentary Series Brings Economics To Life ……..

Mini-Documentary Series Brings Economics To Life ……..

(NewsUSA) – Economics comes to life for students in a new, compelling, three-part mini-documentary series by Discovery Digital Networks’ Seeker, and partnered with CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. Seeker is a digital network dedicated to the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of wonder. Each episode of the three-part series […]

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Obituary for Sue Ditty …….

Sue Ditty, age 83 of Bascom, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 29, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Sue was born on December 27, 1933 in Sneads, Florida to Van Lockhart and Oley Sasser Lockhart. She was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and worked as a caregiver […]

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