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The Arbor Day Foundation has partnered with the Florida Forest Service to ship a tree to the front door of interested Panhandle residents. “This program is specific to the Hurricane Michael …
BONIFAY – An infusion that could make a huge difference in how severely COVID-19 affects someone is available at Doctors Memorial Hospital. The medicine is only an effective form of treatment if a …
BAY COUNTY – For the first time since 1973, the 14th Judicial Circuit is appointing two new judges at the same time. Last month, Governor Ron DeSantis approved funding for two new circuit …
HOLMES COUNTY – The extension request submitted to FEMA by the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners has not yet been granted or denied according to County FEMA Coordinator Bob Steinbaugh …
Sports

Poplar Springs basketball team camp returns

POPLAR SPRINGS, – The Poplar Springs annual basketball team camp is back after a little hiatus due to the pandemic.  “It’s kinda like a get-together. It’s a celebration of the past …

Three Lady Pirates sign to Enterprise State College

PONCE DE LEON – Three more Lady Pirates signed to play sports for Enterprise State College earlier this week. Lily Brooks and Michelle Neal each signed a basketball scholarship, and Joelyn Smith …

Jordan Sinclair signs with Enterprise State College

Ponce De Leon’s Jordan Sinclair signed to Enterprise State to play basketball at the next level on Thursday morning. The 5’11” senior forward averaged 12.3 points per game this past season in …
Lifestyle
Opinion
It’s like, literally, amazing
Maybe I am getting old. I remember when TV and water were free and pornography cost money. I remember when LGBT meant a … Read More
My mid-year review
Now that Joe Biden and the Democrats are ensconced in Washington, the COVID pandemic is suddenly over. Red states that did not have as … Read More
Abnormality has its virtues
It’s normal these days to applaud the return to normality. But I’m going to miss some of the abnormal stuff we’ve been doing … Read More
Days to remember to say, ‘Thanks’
Sunday made D-Day plus 76 years. And on Memorial Day last week we honored and mourned all the men and women who’ve died while … Read More
The end of the handshake?
After more than a year of strict COVID mandates, my state has triumphantly reopened. But, some argue, we better think twice before we … Read More
Entertainment
HCHS to present ‘Decades of Music’ 2021
BONIFAY – The Holmes County High School Music Department will present “Decades of Music” in the HCHS auditorium at 7 p.m., … Read More
‘Spanish Trail Opry’ packs the house
CHIPLEY – The 2021 installment of the Spanish Trail Opry transported a nearly fully-packed house to a simpler time, Saturday, April … Read More
Panhandle Players get it done the 'right' way
So what is better than a photographic artist? An artistic photographer who turns playwright to the delight of a hometown audience! … Read More
Photographers invited to enter 'Thru the Lens' show
The Joe Center for the Arts is excited to host the upcoming “Thru the Lens” Photography Show from April 9 through May 7. This … Read More
Rare second white rhino calf Kalibur born at the Gulf Breeze Zoo
GULF BREEZE — The Gulf Breeze Zoo started 2021 with renewed hope for rhinoceros conservation. As 2020 came to a … Read More