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Bonifay's finances moving in positive direction

BONIFAY — Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)loan forgiveness and federal grant funding for utilities projects went a long way in helping the City of Bonifay strike off debt over the past fiscal year. Hilton Galloway of Carr, Riggs & Ingram ...

Chris Walker declares for NBA Draft

“I want to thank the coaching staff, my teammates and everyone at Florida for my experience here,” Walker said in the statement. “I’m excited to continue pursuing my dream of playing professionally.” A McDonald’s All-American out of Bonifay (Fla

Obituary for Jacob Paul Burnham …….

He was born September 3, 1996 in Panama City, Florida. Jake is survived by his mother, Julie Ann Smith and Bobby Middlebrooks of Bonifay, FL; father, Troy Paul Burnham and Tammy of Ponce de Leon, FL; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Marcie Smith of ...

Florida F Chris Walker to enter NBA Draft

Florida forward Chris Walker will enter the NBA Draft ...
Still, coach Billy Donovan spoke highly of the former Bonifay star. "Chris has been a pleasure to coach," Donovan said. "He is a great kid with a lot of potential, and everyone here wishes the ...

Donovan to meet with Bonifay's Walker about basketball future

Florida coach Billy Donovan is planning a face-to-face meeting ...
A former McDonald’s All-American from Bonifay, the 6-foot-10 Walker was given a chance for more playing time as a sophomore, but failed to live up to his billing, averaging 4.7 points ...

Florida Gators mum on report Chris Walker leaving basketball program

Florida coach Billy Donovan is planning a face-to-face meeting ...
A former McDonald’s All-American from Bonifay, the 6-foot-10 Walker was given a chance for more playing time as a sophomore, but failed to live up to his billing, averaging 4.7 points ...

Obituary- Hattaway

W. Rackley and Lessie (Faircloth) Rackley. During her life, Betty lived in Bonifay, Florida, Altha, Florida, Blountstown, Florida, and Gulf Breeze, Florida. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death ...

Update: Walker won't return to Florida

Update: Florida announced Friday afternoon that Chris Walker will ...
while his post-up game severely lacked. Unfortunately for the Bonifay, Fla., native, he didn't progress much from Year 1 to Year 2. We saw much of the same flaws and mistakes from ...

Burnham obit

He was born September 3, 1996 in Panama City, Florida. Jake is survived by his mother, Julie Ann Smith and Bobby Middlebrooks of Bonifay, FL; father, Troy Paul Burnham and Tammy of Ponce de Leon, FL; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Marcie Smith of ...

420 Acres: The ‘Ponderosa’ of Florida, Russell Cattle Ranch to be auctioned Saturday, May 2

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The famous Russell Cattle Ranch, a 420+ acres working cattle ranch in Bonifay in north Florida just minutes from I-10, will be auctioned May 2 in a special “retirement auction,” Auction Company of ...

The Ride to Bonifay a small town between two small towns Coryville and Chipley FL.

So I rode out of beach area in heavy traffic.  Made my way to DeFunial Springs. Then down 90 , pass places that once was. So here I’m,covered 78mi. today. Good night Frank😌

Transatel wins Best MVNA award for the third year in a row at the MNVOs World Congress 2015

Transatel has once again won the Best MVNA award at the 14th MVNOs World Congress which took place from 21st to 23rd April 2015 in Nice. Transatel wins this award for the third year in a row, which re…

Bonifay festival debt highlights fire protection funding problems

BONIFAY — Half a dozen volunteer firefighters are in debt after organizing a festival intended to raise money needed to replace their aging bunker … : <a href= om/url?rct=j&sa=t& ;url…

Northview Chiefs Win District 1A Championship (With Photo Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs captured their first District 1A  title as they destroyed Chipley 11-1 Thursday night in Bonifay. Brett Weeks pitched six innings for the Chiefs, allowing just one run and strikin…

Road to the Show: Curve Alumni in the Majors

Gregory Polanco (Mark Olson / MiLB) by TREY WILSON The 17th season of baseball in Curve, Pa. is under way. The first 16 seasons have seen a league championship, two Eastern League All-Star Games and…

Northview Beats Jay In District 3-1A Semifinals

The Northview Chiefs are headed to the District 3-1A championship game Thursday after a 4-3 over Jay Tuesday in Bonifay. The game-winning RBI came on a sacrifice fly by Brody Amos that sent Roman Mann…

Baseball: Palm Beach County well represented in state rankings

As the postseason nears, plenty of Palm Beach County baseball teams have the potential to make deep playoff runs this year. Benjamin is No. 2 in the Class 3A state poll. (Photos by Richard Graulich) …

Softball: Palm Beach Gardens No. 2, Grandview Prep No. 3 in state rankings

Palm Beach Gardens maintained its No. 2 spot in the Miracle Sports Class 8A state softball poll released Monday, while Grandview Prep stayed at No. 3 in Class 2A. The Gators (20-3) are one of three P…

Baseball: Park Vista, Boca Raton keep spots in state rankings

Palm Beach County is well represented in the seventh edition of the state baseball poll released Wednesday. American Heritage stayed at the top of the Class 4A rankings. (Photo by Ric…

Wakecation: Episode 5 - Tow-In Sessions at the Perfect Bay

Parks and the boys head to Portobelo to explore the historic ruins on the Caribbean coast. After spending a day scouting some tow-in surfing locations, the crew finds the perfect bay to session out th…


Domestic violence in BONIFAY FLORIDA

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.



Seven steps to keep your phone number when changing provider in BONIFAY FLORIDA

With a simple phone call you can reach someone who has not contacted in a while. This is one reason why many people prefer to keep their telephone number when they change provider or telephone company.

You can keep your local phone number or mobile if it remains within the United States. But before finalizing any changes, you should follow some suggestions:

1. Verify that you have completed your contract , if you have one supplier. Otherwise, the current company may charge you a penalty.

2. Contact the new provider to start the transfer number.

3. Make sure the provider can keep your current phone number.

4. Verify that there are no additional charges for service change. If so, try to reach an agreement with the supplier.

5. Read through the terms and conditions of the new contract before signing.

6. Provide the new phone company your 10-digit number and any other required, as your customer account number, access code and your 5-digit zip code information.

7. Cancel the previous service after obtaining the service with your new provider. Try to do the day of your closing date to avoid monthly outstanding balance.

Note: You can also transfer a local phone number to a mobile phone, but this process can take longer. Check with your supplier before making the change.

What can you do if you have some problems to transfer your number

If the provider can not solve it, you can file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission by calling 1-888-225-5322 (English) 1-888-835-5322 (TTY for hearing impaired), or through Internet (in English).

This issue of keeping the phone number is known as Number Portability (keeping your number if you change providers). [26]

There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in BONIFAY FLORIDA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) [2]


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