Teachers of the Year, Rookie Teachers of the Year and Top School-Related Employees introduced at School Board meeting …….

Teachers of the Year, Rookie Teachers of the Year and Top School-Related Employees introduced at School Board meeting …….

School Board congratulates top ranking candidates.   Teachers of the Year   Rookie Teachers of the Year   School Related Employees of the Year

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Sheriff Kevin Crews to work with School Board to re-instate D.A.R.E. program into Washington County schools ……….

Sheriff Kevin Crews to work with School Board to re-instate D.A.R.E. program into Washington County schools ……….

Check presentations made by Forest Service and United Way of Northwest Florida.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews said Monday night he wants to work with Board officials to bring back the D.A.R.E., or a similar program, into the local school system.   Talking with Board members,  Crews indicated he felt […]

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One dead, one burned, following Jackson County crash …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 55-year-old Gary Lamar Murphy of Tallahassee died as a result of injuries sustained in a Jan. 9th crash in Jackson County.   His passenger,  50-year-old Pamela Elaine Austin, also of Tallahassee, received burns in the crash and was taken to the Burn Center in Mobile, Alabama.   The […]

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THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL HOSTS LOCAL CAREER FAIR

Statewide Recruiting Efforts for the Florida Highway Patrol   In an effort to fill the Highway Patrol vacant positions we are planning to hold recruitment screening at the below locations. The Career Fair will assist potential applicants in processing and screening for the application process. We plan on targeting individuals who meet the minimum qualifications […]

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Walton County Sheriff still searching for missing man ……..

Walton County Sheriff still searching for missing man ……..

Courtesy WZEP Radio   The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a missing DeFuniak Springs man who disappeared in August 2015. John Thomas Watson, who also goes by the nickname “JT” Watson, is 6’3”, with brown hair, brown eyes, numerous tattoos, and weighs approximately 200 lbs. Watson was released from prison […]

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How to Protect Your Data in a Connected World …….

How to Protect Your Data in a Connected World …….

 (NewsUSA) – The phrase ‘six degrees of separation,’ suggests that only a minuscule measurement is what divides one person from another. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) has decreased those degrees dramatically, connecting us not only to each other, but to everything from our fitness trackers to our coffee makers. Consider this: according to a […]

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Obituary for Rita Catherine York ……..

Rita Catherine York, 52 of Vernon, passed from this life on January 5, 2017 at Bay Medical Center’s Covenant Hospice wing. Rita was born on December 24, 1964 in Suffern, New York To Raymond Charles Davis and Mary C. Mydosh. She had lived in the Florida Panhandle for 15 years since coming from New York, […]

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Obituary for Jonas Vysniauskas …….

Jonas Vysniauskas, age 88, passed from this life Monday, January 9, 2017 Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born in Lithuania on February 13, 1928 to Simus and Maria “Kersyte” Vysniauskas. Jonas lasted worked as a Plant Manager.   He is survived by his wife Albina Vysniauskas and their 4 children; Vidas, Darius, Gedas and […]

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Obituary for Dorlis Marie Webb ……….

Mrs. Dorlis Marie Webb, age 84, of Hartford, Alabama passed away January 7, 2017. She was born November 11, 1932 in Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her father, George Massey Reagan; her mother, Bonnie Marie Cumbie Stalls; her husband, Langford Owen Webb; one daughter, Jackie Webb Meadows; one sister and three brothers. Mrs. […]

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Obituary for Edna Ruth Boruff

Mrs. Edna Ruth Boruff, age 92, of Bonifay, Florida passed away January 7, 2017 at her home. She was born June 7, 1924 in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Charles Carver and Bertha Cash Carver. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boruff was preceded in death by her husband, James Otis Boruff. She is survived […]

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Obituary for Henry D. Turner, Jr.

Henry D. Turner, Jr., age 62 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on January 9, 2017 at Bay Medical Center’s Covenant Hospice Wing. Henry was born on March 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas to Henry D. Turner Sr. and Flossie V. Meadows. He was a lifelong resident of the Florida Panhandle and […]

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ORLANDO OFFICER KILLED ………

ORLANDO OFFICER KILLED ………

Courtesy of WZEP Radio Deputy Dies During Manhunt An Orlando Police Officer was killed Monday morning after confronting a murder suspect and an Orange County Deputy Sheriff was killed during the manhunt. The officer shot to death was identified as Orlando police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton, 42, a 17-year department veteran who was married and […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Names Jared Kushner Senior Advisor to the President ……….

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Names Jared Kushner Senior Advisor to the President ……….

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced Jared Kushner will serve as Senior Advisor to the President. Kushner will work closely with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon to execute President-elect Trump’s agenda. Together, Bannon, Priebus and Kushner have formed an effective leadership team. Kushner, a widely […]

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President Obama’s Farewell Address to the Nation ……..

WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama discussed his upcoming farewell address to the nation. In 1796, as George Washington set the precedent for a peaceful, democratic transfer of power, he also set a precedent by penning a farewell address to the American people. And over the 220 years since, many American presidents […]

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CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED FOR INTRODUCTION OF CONTRABAND …….

A correctional officer at Northwest Florida Reception Center has been arrested and charged with introduction of contraband.   Courtesy WZEP Radio   The Florida Department of Corrections reports the arrest came after Officer Riley Pate reported for his shift around 5:46 p.m Thursday, January 5th. A NFRC sergeant performed a search of Pate’s lunch box […]

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GOV. SCOTT: OBAMACARE MUST BE REPEALED AND REPLACED IMMEDIATELY ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Friday morning, in response to Leader McCarthy’s December 2nd letter, Governor Scott sent a letter urging Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare on day one of the new administration. Excerpts from the letter are below: “For far too long, it has been fashionable in Washington to say Obamacare can only be […]

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