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Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 21:14:00

City sets holiday service hours

THOMASVILLE - City of Thomasville offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. Because of the holiday observance, some city services will be affected. City service schedules are: Energy Control Center - Regular 24-hour operational schedule City of Thomasville residenti


Life Saver: Naloxone preventing overdose deaths

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesGov. Nathan Deal signed a measure allowing all first responders, such as EMS, police officers and firefighters, to carry an overdose reversal drug called naloxone, which is often sold as a nasal spray called Narcan. This is the fifth part of a month-long look

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

FAMU Marching 100 debut first new uniforms in 15 years

November 20, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The FAMU Marching 100 debuted their first new uniforms in nearly 15 years. The new uniforms, along with new instruments and a branded trailer to carry band equipment, were revealed at the Florida Classic on Saturday thanks to over $500,000 in donations.

WCTV - 2017-11-20 23:40:00

Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017

By: Associated PressNovember 18, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Health officials are reporting Florida's second case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito. Florida's Department of Health said Friday that a case had been identified in Miami-Dade County. Officials wouldn't say whe


Broadleaf Trucking announces $2.5 million expansion

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Moultrie based company announced its $2.5 million expansion Friday. "Without the support of this community we cannot do what we do," said Phillip Taylor with Broadleaf Trucking. The expansion will allow Broadleaf Trucking in Moultrie to purchase brand new trucks and hire new driver


Florida expecting increased holiday spending

By: Jake Stofan | Capitol News ServiceNovember 20, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CSN) -- Holiday sales are expected to rise in Florida this Christmas season of close to 3.5 percent. Florida retailers are saying record-high tourism and record-low unemployment are playing a big part. The growth is slightly

WCTV - 2017-11-21 00:51:00

Prof talks about truth behind the story of Thanksgiving

When millions of American's sit down for Thanksgiving dinner this month, they will retell the story of peaceable Pilgrims gathering with their Native American neighbors to enjoy the bounty of a fruitful harvest. There's only one problem, said Florida State University's Allen Morris Associate Profess

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 12:27:02

FHP reminds travelers to buckle up this Thanksgiving

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Thanksgiving holiday is a peak travel period for families nationwide. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) wants all motorists to Arrive Alive this Thanksgiving holiday and is reminding motorists to buckle up before they hit the road. During the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday period,

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2017-11-20 15:39:25

VES 5th grade spelling bee

Vernon Elementary School held their annual 5th grade spelling bee on Thursday, November 16. Congratulations to the winners: Pictured from left: Jaeda Hall (alternate), Ashley Burke (3rd), Courtney Douglas (2nd), Aubrey Vaught (1st) First through third place winners will go on to compete at the distr

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2017-11-20 14:24:29

Northwest Florida pre-session delegation meetings

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Ahead of the new legislative session, State Senator George Gainer and Representative Brad Drake are taking part in delegation meetings across Northwest Florida. The lawmakers made several stops in Walton, Holmes, Washington, and Jackson counties Monday. "The same a

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-21 02:19:00

WTVY Peanut Festival winners claim prizes

(WTVY) - WTVY's National Peanut Festival raffle winners have been announced. Two winners have already claimed their prize. The WTVY prize wheel gives you a chance to win one of a variety of free prizes! Daniel Adams from Cottondale, Florida came by the WTVY Studios Monday with his family to pick up

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-21 01:52:00

Gainer, Drake meet in Jackson County delegation stop

MARIANNA - Florida Sen. George Gainer and Rep. Brad Drake made Jackson County their last stop on a full field day Monday, as the legislative delegation traveled their districts to find out what locals want from their lawmakers when session begins in Tallahassee next January. The Republican lawmakers

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-20 23:15:00

Delta Theta educators reminded about Arc

Debbie Bush, left, chair of the chapter's Finance Committee with Sandy Pritchard, director of the Arc center in Chipley. At its meeting on November 14, the Finance Committee of the Delta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, presented a program regarding the Arc center in Chi


CHS Juniorettes pack brown bag blessings

For students, hunger causes poor concentration, academic performance, and physical side-effects, so the CHS Juniorettes have addressed this problem to curb the hunger-pangs of local elementary students. Inspired by national campaigns to fight hunger, the club has partnered locally with KMS and devel


24-7 Ministry to Women, Inc. moves forward

At its recent meeting the Board of Directors of the 24-7 Ministry to Women, Inc. voted to invite five new members to its board with the orientation and reorganization meeting to occur in January 2018. Members who have previously served as directors include Jean Tippit, Linda Booth, Juanita Wilson, G


Man Fatally Hit By Train In Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, CA - A man was struck and killed by a train Sunday in Oceanside. The man was hit about 2:40 p.m. at a railroad crossing in the 200 block of Cassidy Street, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. The southbound Amtrak train was traveling between 50 and 60 miles per hour when it

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:53:31

American Indian film festival brings two exclusive screenings to Pechanga Resort & Casino

Two exclusive movie screenings, question and answer sessions and movie shorts were some of things guests enjoyed Nov. 2-4 at The Theater at Pechanga Resort & Casino for California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival. The exclusive films shown at the event were music documentary "RUMBLE: The

VALLEY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Missing Autistic Man Found: Oceanside Police

OCEANSIDE, CA - A missing autistic man who went missing Sunday evening has been found, authorities said Monday morning. David Latham, 22, who was considered missing and at risk, had been last seen about 6 p.m. Sunday in the area of Division and Grant streets in Oceanside, according to the Oceanside

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:37:59


County Parks is offering several special Green Friday events across the region. They range from coffee with a ranger and a "Work Off the Turkey" boot camp class to exploring a butterfly garden and a sunset hike. They all take place on Friday, Nov. 24. Here is a roundup of events:Green Friday West Vi

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2017-11-20 22:57:53