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Lee Elementary School holds their annual Fall Festival

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, Oct. 19, Lee Elementary School held their annual school Fall Festival. The event began at 5 p.m. and lasted until 7 p.m. with a bunch of fun in between. Over 500 kids, parents and staff were in attendance for the festival. Kids from Pre-K to fifth grade came out to enjoy games such as mini-golf, ring-toss, cupcake walk and much, much more. The students were also able to see their very own Principal Mandy Brown kiss a pig, after students elected to raise…

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Farm Credit of Northwest Florida offers scholarship

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Are you a high school senior interested in pursuing a career in agriculture? Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is offering six scholarships to high school seniors within its designated area. Each scholarship is worth $1,500. Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is a member-owned financial cooperative system out of Marianna, Fl. Serving 18 counties in the Northwest region of Florida, Farm Credit offers competitive credit to meet the financial need of local farmers, agribusiness, and rural landowners and homeowners. The scholarship will be given to two…

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The School Bell… Not your grandma‚Äôs schoolroom

One of the blessings of teaching at North Florida Community College is the opportunity to teach dual-enrollment students. By definition some of the best and brightest area high schools have to offer, they also must possess considerable drive and ambition to desire to dual-enroll. It is easy, of course, for students at MCHS, James Madison or New Testament to come to NFCC campus to attend classes, given their location. Other area schools, however, are 30, 40 or even 60 minute drives away from NFCC, connected by largely rural roads with…

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farm family of the year

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald G. Parsons, October 17, 2017 Dan Buchanan presented Abb Townsend and Barbara Townsend Greiner with the Outstanding Farm Family of the Year award. Pictured, from left to right, are: Peyton Pierce, Brad Pierce, Carrie Townsend Pierce, Coner Pierce, Leanne Greiner, Abb Townsend, Vicki Townsend, Barbara Greiner and Dan Buchanan. See Section B for more coverage on the 72nd Annual Farm Bureau Banquet.

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