Washington County SWAT members working to make a difference …….
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Washington County SWAT members working to make a difference …….

Washington County Students Working Against Tobacco hosted an advocacy workshop Monday night  to focus attention on why they are supporting the program and endeavoring to provide more information in the local area.   The point out the following:   Tobacco Free Florida’s efforts have helped reduce the state cigarette smoking rate to a record low. […]

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A new record: Challenge raises more than 20,000 pounds of peanut butter for the hungry ………
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A new record: Challenge raises more than 20,000 pounds of peanut butter for the hungry ………

Provided by UF\IFAS   Combine nearly 9,000 pounds in donations to UF/IFAS Extension county offices with 11,340 pounds from the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA), and you get 20,258 pounds of peanut butter to feed the hungry in the Panhandle’s 16 counties. Since 2012, the Extension faculty, volunteers and the FPPA have collected jars of […]

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AAA: Don’t be fueled: Premium not always worth the price ……….
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AAA: Don’t be fueled: Premium not always worth the price ……….

AAA tests show premium fuel benefits some vehicles, but comes at a high cost TAMPA, Fla. — Do you buy premium gasoline when you don’t need to? Some motorists think they are doing their car a favor. AAA released new research that shows paying-up for premium may not be worth the extra money, unless your vehicle absolutely […]

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Yes, It’s beginnning to look a lot like Christmas ………..
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Yes, It’s beginnning to look a lot like Christmas ………..

Please send us photos of your favorite holiday scenes.              

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News from Elder Care Services ……
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News from Elder Care Services ……

News and opportunities for you. December is Busy, but Joyful Elder Care participants in this year’s Winter Festival parade Elder Care ended November by partnering with FAMU to deliver complete turkey dinners to those in need. Joining the effort this year was Love & Faith Community Church. More than 90 frozen turkeys with all of […]

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Commissioner Putnam to Present Florida-Grown Christmas Trees to Governor Scott and Cabinet ………….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Continuing a long-standing tradition, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam will present Governor Scott, Attorney General Bondi and Chief Financial Officer Patronis with Florida-grown Christmas trees. Bavarian Christmas Tree Farm in Tallahassee, Florida, provided this year’s trees. Every year, Floridians harvest approximately 16,000 trees from the state’s more than 100 Christmas tree farms. Capitol […]

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Contact Local Officials Before Starting Work on Your Property ………..

If you have substantial damage from Hurricane Irma and are rebuilding or making repairs, you should contact your community’s floodplain management or building officials. Additionally, it is important to get the proper permits for things like plumbing, electrical system, foundation and structural repairs. Typically, substantial damage is damage of any origin sustained by a structure […]

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Making Healthier Holiday Choices ……..
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Making Healthier Holiday Choices ……..

Provided by UF/IFAS The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods.  As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make to create healthier meals and active days. Create MyPlate Makeovers Makeover your favorite holiday dishes.  Use My Recipe on SuperTracker to improve holiday recipes and […]

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By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Chipley man arrested on drug related charges ……….

A traffic stop on Old Bonifay Road resulted in an arrest of a Chipley man.   Officers identified Bronson Shane Crawford, 37, of Chipley as the driver of the vehicle. It was discovered that Crawford was driving on a suspended license following the traffic stop. Due to the suspended license, Crawford was detained.   A […]

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Chipley Police arrest Willie Troy Corbin …….

The Chipley Police Department has announced the arrest of Willie Troy Corbin, 41, of Chipley, FL for narcotics-related charges.   Corbin was arrested on December 7, 2017, after an officer observed some odd behaviors.  Chipley Police officers observed a vehicle and its occupants conducting suspicious and odd behaviors which prompted further investigation.  Officers made contact with […]

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