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Rabies alert issued for part of Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - After multiple exposure incidents involving foxes that have either tested positive for rabies or have shown behavior consistent with rabies, an alert has been issued for part of Jackson County. Health Department officials say the southern half of the county is under a rabies alert....
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Big River Honey coming to Endeavor Property in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Tupelo honey is a southern favorite, and a honey processor and harvester -- Big River Honey -- is coming to Jackson County. “So, they produce tupelo honey, raw tupelo honey, as well as other products you can create from honey like skin care products, etc.,” Vice President of Business Development Zach Gilmore said.
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Local teacher retires after 40 years of educating young minds

Teens dying from Fentanyl overdoses has become a growing problem across the country. A study published by the medical journal “JAMA” shows adolescent drug overdose deaths doubled from 2010 to 2021. Knowing how to swim could be the difference between life and death - especially in the Panhandle.
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Adolescent drug overdoses up in Bay County

Spending years in education is no easy feat, but Jimmy Boss, a teacher at St. John Catholic Academy has done it for 40 years with a smile on his face. Knowing how to swim could be the difference between life and death - especially in the Panhandle. Weekend winners at...
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Progress at standstill for new Jackson Co. school

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — Jackson County school officials are planning to combine younger Grand Ridge and Sneads students into one school. The legislature has appropriated money to build a new school, but a lot of the project’s details are still up in the air. Right now, most Sneads K-4 students graduate and go to […]
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Investing in swim safety could save your life

Teens dying from Fentanyl overdoses has become a growing problem across the country. A study published by the medical journal “JAMA” shows adolescent drug overdose deaths doubled from 2010 to 2021. Spending years in education is no easy feat, but Jimmy Boss, a teacher at St. John Catholic...
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Weekend winners at North Florida Motorplex, look ahead to this week

Teens dying from Fentanyl overdoses has become a growing problem across the country. A study published by the medical journal “JAMA” shows adolescent drug overdose deaths doubled from 2010 to 2021. Spending years in education is no easy feat, but Jimmy Boss, a teacher at St. John Catholic...
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GCSC receives $2.5 million donation, largest gift in its history

Teens dying from Fentanyl overdoses has become a growing problem across the country. A study published by the medical journal “JAMA” shows adolescent drug overdose deaths doubled from 2010 to 2021. Spending years in education is no easy feat, but Jimmy Boss, a teacher at St. John Catholic...
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Legals May 19, 2022

The School Board of Jackson County, Florida, gives notice of its intent to adopt / amend / repeal Board Policies. A link to the proposed policies can be found at www.jcsb.org. A list of policies to be repealed can be found at https://jackson.ic-board.com/ at the “Policies and Regs” tab. Hard copies of the proposed policies and the policies to be repealed can be reviewed at the Jackson County School Board Office.
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Public Notice: Jackson County CDBG-MIT Funding

Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Funding. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is making available $42,233,440 in CDBG-MIT funding to local governments impacted by Hurricane Michael through the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Repair Program. This public notice is to solicit citizen comments on the proposed applications for Jackson County. The public comment period begins on May 20 and ends on June 3, 2022 at 5 p.m. CST. For information on this public notice or projects, to provide comments on proposed projects listed below, or to receive a copy of the draft CDBG-MIT applications, contact Hunter Potts, Administrative Services Director at 850-482-9633 Ext. 222 or pottsh@jacksoncountyfl.gov. The applications will also be available for review at Jackson County Board of County Commission Administrative Offices located at: 2864 Madison St, Marianna, FL 32448.
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Teens dying from Fentanyl overdoses has become a growing problem across the country. A study published by the medical journal “JAMA” shows adolescent drug overdose deaths doubled from 2010 to 2021. Spending years in education is no easy feat, but Jimmy Boss, a teacher at St. John Catholic...
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JAIL Report for May 16 2022

Daizha Bryant, 23, Marianna, Florida: Unarmed burglary of structure: Marianna Police Department. There are a total of 236 inmates lodged in the Jackson County Jail. This post is brought to you by Ronnie Furniss, Sales Consultant for Miller & Miller Chevrolet-Buick-GMC.
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Jackson officers honored during National Police Week

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — National Police Week is a time to honor those who sacrifice so much to protect our communities. News 13 partnered with the Jackson County Times to show our appreciation through goodie bags. “It makes us feel great,” Sneads Police Chief Michael Miller said. “It humbles us a lot to let […]
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Bay traffic advisory for May 15-21 includes road closure

BAY COUNTY, Fla. — Motorists will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay and Jackson counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. Bay County:. State Road (S.R.) 390 Widening from Jenks Avenue to S.R. 77. Kentucky Avenue remains...
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