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Employees of the Year recognized at Washington County School Board meeting ……..

At Monday night’s meeting of the School Board the county’s School-related Employees of the Year, Teachers of the Year, and Rookie Teachers of the Year were all recognized.    2018 District/Data Center School-Related Employee of the Year … Jan Paul  2018 Vernon Bus Garage School-Related Employee of the Year … Grace Roche  2018 Chipley Bus […]

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BCF Holds Fall 2017 Graduation …….
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BCF Holds Fall 2017 Graduation …….

In spite of the inclement weather, December 8, was an exciting day for graduating seniors at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville. They joined their family, friends, faculty, and staff in the BCF Wellness Center to celebrate years of hard work and intense study fulfilling all of the requirements for their college degree. […]

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Holiday Fire Prevention Tips …..
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Holiday Fire Prevention Tips …..

CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis: Prevent a Holiday Fire with These Top Five Safety Tips TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is reminding Floridians to take steps to prevent a fire during the holidays. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an annual average of 200 home structure fires […]

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Try Elephant Garlic ……….
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Try Elephant Garlic ……….

Provided by UF/IFAS Try Elephant GarlicWant to try something fun? Try Elephant garlic in your garden. This relative of our true garlic and leeks form large cloves that can be planted in the fall. Plant about 3 inches deep (top of clove just below the soil surface) in well-amended soil that also drains well. Space […]

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Obituary for Donald Joseph Burger …….

Donald Joseph Burger, age 79 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at his home. He was born on August 22, 1938, in Baltimore, MD to the late Joseph and Alyce (Jett) Burger. Donald was a resident of Hagerstown, MD where he worked and retired from The Herald-Mail Company. He […]

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Obituary for Kenneth Morgan ……

Kenneth “Kenny” Morgan, age 70 of Graceville, FL passed from this life on Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was born on December 2, 1947, to the late William and Jean (Romaniello) Morgan in Miami, FL. Kenny has been a resident of the Jackson County area since 1986 moving from Hollywood, FL. He is preceded in […]

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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Criminal Defense Strategy Could Include Suppressing Evidence’
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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Criminal Defense Strategy Could Include Suppressing Evidence’

‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson There are rules and regulations everywhere you look, and it’s important to be cognizant of the law.  As they say, ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse’, and a number of laws are important to know and understand. In this series of articles, we will be explaining some of […]

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Gov. Scott Applauds CRC for Passing Proposal to Make It Harder to Raise Taxes ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the Constitution Revision Commission Finance and Taxation committee’s passage of a proposal that would make it harder for politicians to raise taxes and fees by requiring 2/3 majority vote by future legislatures to increase any taxes or fees. The proposal will be heard […]

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Statement by Commissioner Adam Putnam on Updated Citrus Crop Forecast ……..

Sees a need for Federal Assistance.   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its monthly citrus crop forecast for the 2017-2018 season: “While much of the state has recovered and moved on from Hurricane Irma, Florida’s citrus growers continue […]

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Gov. Scott: Wayfair to Create 100 New Jobs at Three New Distributions Centers Across the State …….

PA, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Wayfair Inc., one of the world’s largest online retailers for home goods, is opening three new distribution centers in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. This expansion will create 100 new jobs and allow Wayfair to continue to expand delivery to millions of consumers from these Florida locations. Governor […]

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