Franklin County Seahawks Fall to Chipley High School Tigers in Class 1-A Boys Basketball Regional Semi-Finals

Franklin County Seahawks Fall to Chipley High School Tigers in Class 1-A Boys Basketball Regional Semi-Finals

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers beat the Franklin County Seahawks in the Boys Basketball Class 1-A Regional Semi-Finals elimination game on the Chipley High School campus on Thursday, February 16, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Franklin County Seahawks ended […]

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Wausau denies right-of-way abandonment request ………

Wausau denies right-of-way abandonment request ………

Wausau Town Council members said work is needed at the Possum Palace.   by Kathy Foster   Following a lengthy “give and take” Thursday night,  Wausau’s Town Council rejected a street right-of-way request for abandonment submitted late last year by now Town Councilwoman Judy Carter.  Her request was opposed by Bobby Wood who questioned why […]

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Accidental injury reported in Jackson County ………..

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department reports responding to accidental injury call  February 16 aroundy lunch time.  The Sheriff’s Department reports that around lunch time Semmie M.Franklin was working in a field near 4959 Willis Road where he  wasremoving a large tree from the field with a tractor.   When Franklin did not show up for […]

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LWV Florida Welcomes Kelly Quintero as Legislative Liaison ………

Tallahassee, Fla. – The League of Women Voters of Florida announces Kelly Quintero as their registered lobbyist for the 2017 legislative session. Pamela Goodman, President said, “Kelly brings a fresh voice and excellent communication skills to our LWV Florida strong advocacy team. I am pleased to have her in Tallahassee amplifying the voices of our […]

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Preparations for Foaling Season …….

Preparations for Foaling Season …….

by Saundra TenBroeck Late Pregnant Mare photo credit: Brinkley-Bissenger As we move into February you begin to notice that, little by little, the days are getting longer. Mares bred in the previous spring are beginning to track wider. Anticipation of the upcoming foal crop should prompt you to make necessary preparations.  As you develop the […]

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Fibroid Embolization Is Not Safe For Women Who Want To Get Pregnant ………

(NAPSI)—Women with fibroids who wish to retain fertility need to think twice about uterine fibroid (or artery) embolization (UFE or UAE). UFE is performed by radiologists with a small tube inserted into the large blood vessel in the groin. The vessels that feed the fibroid are then blocked with little plastic particles. However, the long-term […]

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Obituary for Billie Sherrouse ……..

Obituary for Billie Sherrouse ……..

Billie Sherrouse, age 79 of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2017 at the Bonifay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bonifay, Florida. Billie was born on February 2, 1938 in Altoona, Alabama to Norman Kuykendall and Sue (Jones) Kuykendall. She worked as a seamstress and was a member of Bethel […]

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President Trump’s Feb. 16th Press Conference ………

President Trump’s Feb. 16th Press Conference ………

“President Trump Holds Hour-Long Presser”   Good evening. Updates: President Trump Holds Hour-Long Presser President Trump decided to follow his announcement that Alexander Acosta will be his next nominee for Labor Secretary with a lengthy press conference. It was the first time, other than joint press conferences with foreign heads of state and a few […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College Partners With VITA Program

Florida Panhandle Technical College Partners With VITA Program

On Wednesday, February 14, 2016, Florida Panhandle Technical College Today started partnering with the VITA Program, offering free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less and are taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.  FPTC is partnering with VITA to […]

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Gov. Scott Announces Chewy to Create 600 Jobs at New E-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Ocala ………

OCALA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chewy, an online retailer of pet food and products in the United States, will locate a new fulfillment center in Marion County. The new facility will create 600 jobs and a $49 million capital investment in the region. Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce […]

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Vernon High School Competes in Chipola ……..

Vernon High School Competes in Chipola ……..

Several 11th and 12th-grade students from Vernon High School recently traveled to Chipola College to compete in the 27th Annual District Throssell Literature & Language Festival on Friday, February 10th. The students competed against other Junior and Senior students from Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington County in numerous sessions including Speech, Writing, Speech, Oral […]

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GOV. SCOTT: FLORIDA SETS ANOTHER TOURISM RECORD ………

112.8 million tourists visited Florida in 2016   MELBOURNE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida set another record in tourism by welcoming the highest amount of visitors in the state’s history with 112.8 million visitors in 2016. This is the sixth consecutive record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 106.6 […]

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Chipley HS Tigers Take On Franklin HS Seahawks TONIGHT in District Playoff

Chipley HS Tigers Take On Franklin HS Seahawks TONIGHT in District Playoff

Join Real Florida Magazine TONIGHT (Thursday, February 16, 2017) as the Chipley, Florida High School Tigers Boys Basketball team (5-1 in district play) takes on the Franklin County High School Seahawks (6-2 in district play) on the Chipley campus in a playoff game at 7PM. The 2016-2017 high school basketball season has been exciting, as […]

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Part 1 of 2- One Out Of Every Four Children In The United States Does Not Have Enough To Eat

Part 1 of 2- One Out Of Every Four Children In The United States Does Not Have Enough To Eat

One out of every six people (one out of every FOUR children) in the United States are food challenged, and go to work, school or bed hungry. Here’s part 1 of a two part ‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview with Cathy Pope, CEO of ‘Feeding The Gulf Coast’ and James Guy, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Church, […]

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HOLMES COUNTY ARRESTS ONE WITH METH DURING TRAFFIC STOP ……..

HOLMES COUNTY ARRESTS ONE WITH METH DURING TRAFFIC STOP ……..

On February 14, 2017, investigators with HCSO stopped a SUV on HWY 179 for an expired tag.   Courtesy of WZEP Radio   On February 14, 2017, investigators with HCSO stopped a SUV on HWY 179 for an expired tag. The vehicle was being driven by William Thompson of Panama City. A search of the […]

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BOCC looks at possible closure of Sunny Hills Library

BOCC looks at possible closure of Sunny Hills Library

Washington County Library Director Renea Rountree told county commissioners about the future of the library site in Sunny Hills at the BOCC’s Feb. 15th Workshop.   by Kathy Foster   Rountree told commissioners that usage of the Sunny Hills library facility is too low to really warrant keeping the library open.  She said it is […]

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