Pulled Pork Plate Sale on Thursday, April 9 ……..

The Chipley Woman’s Club will be preparing Pulled Pork Plates on Thursday, April 9, from 11:00 – 2:00 PM at their Clubhouse at 607 North 5th Street. Plates can be picked up easily and will contain pulled pork, BBQ sauce, baked beans, cole slaw, roll, desert for $8.00 each. Tea will also be provided for those […]

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Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin by Bob Wattendorf April 2015 ……

Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin by Bob Wattendorf April 2015 ……

Two of Florida’s riverine black basses tie for state record.   The state record for shoal bass was broken not once but twice during March.   Tucker Martin, 17, from Chipley, set a new state record for shoal bass on Sunday, March 8. He was bank fishing with a friend on the Chipola River in […]

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“Gone Coastal” column By Amanda Nalley ……..

“Gone Coastal” column By Amanda Nalley ……..

Get outdoorsy with the new Guy Harvey hard-card license  There’s something wonderful about having a shiny new card in your wallet. While paper licenses do their part, a plastic license that easily fits in among other cards has so many benefits.  It doesn’t get accidentally tossed out with the receipts. It is waterproof. It doesn’t […]

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April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month …..

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month …..

We All Can Play a Part in Making Meaningful Connections.   This month and throughout the year,  all individuals and organizations are encouraged to play a role in making Washington County a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their children, we can help promote children’s social […]

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Simple Tips To Get Growing At Home ……..

Simple Tips To Get Growing At Home ……..

(NAPSI)—There may be few things more satisfying than growing colorful flowers or eating vegetables picked fresh from the garden. That might seem ambitious if you haven’t gardened before, but getting started this year need not be difficult. Just follow these simple gardening tips to enjoy the benefits of fresh air, gentle exercise and healthy produce: […]

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Amaryllis blooming in Dellwood, Florida …..

The amaryllis flowers are starting to bloom here in Dellwood, Florida just off Hwy 69. They will be in full bloom for the next three weeks. Visitors are welcome to come by the Amaryllis Farm and enjoy the beautiful bulbs blooming and yes, they are for sale. You can call Charlie Johnston for directions. ( […]

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5 TIPS FOR TAXFILERS ABOUT HEALTH COVERAGE …….

This year’s tax season is the first time tax filers will be asked to provide basic information regarding their health coverage on their tax returns. Here’s what taxpayers need to know:   Most people just need to check a box: Most tax filers – about 75 percent – will just need to check a box […]

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FPTC Foundation Holds Golf Tournament ….

Chipley, FL  —  Sunny Hills Golf Club hosted the 3rd annual golf tournament for the Florida Panhandle Technical College Foundation on a cool and windy Friday morning with an 8:00 a.m. tee-off. While the Foundation has adopted a new name to correspond with the new technical college name for the school, the Foundation is still […]

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2015 Area A 4-H Horse Show- April 17-18 in Marianna …..

2015 Area A 4-H Horse Show- April 17-18 in Marianna …..

2015 Area A 4-H Horse Show Information and Registration Packet – UPDATES by amgranger   2015 Area A 4-H Horse Show- April 17-18 2015 Area A 4-H Horse Show- April 17-18 at the Jackson County Ag Center on HWY 90, Marianna, FL.  Concessions available both days. Designs for T-Shirt contest due to 4-H Office by March […]

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Six Common Myths About Pet Allergies ……

Six Common Myths About Pet Allergies ……

(NAPSI)—According to The Humane Society, 62 percent of American households have at least one pet. Yet an estimated 31 million Americans are allergic to animals, including up to 30 percent of those who have asthma. For these people, congestion, sneezing, runny nose and other allergic symptoms occur whenever they are exposed to common household pets. […]

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Obituary for Velma L. Corbin …….

Velma L. Corbin, age 91, passed from this life Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, FL surrounded by her children. She was born in Jackson County on December 22, 1923 to Lasco and Eva (Morris) Corbin. Velma was a homemaker and a member of Sapp Church.   She is preceded in death […]

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Obituary for James Fredrick Arnold ……

Mr. James ‘Freddy’ Fredrick Arnold, age 61, passed away March 27, 2015. He was born September 14, 1953 in Graceville, Florida. Mr. Arnold was preceded in death his step-father, Charles Myers and a brother, Jay D. Arnold. Mr. Arnold is survived by his mother, Jewell Myers of Panama City, FL; his father, Jimmy J. Arnold […]

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CHIPOLA’S ELLIOTT IS FCSAA PITCHER OF THE WEEK ………

CHIPOLA’S ELLIOTT IS FCSAA PITCHER OF THE WEEK ………

MARIANNA— The Chipola Lady Indians lead the Panhandle Conference Softball race with a 7-1 league record and a 33-8 overall mark as of March 31. Pensacola (3-3) is in second. Tallahassee, Gulf Coast and Northwest are all (2-4). Chipola is fourth in the FCSAA State Poll.   Chipola hosts Northwest in a double-header Friday, April […]

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American Cancer Society Hosted Leadership Summit to Increase Colon Cancer Screenings and Save Lives

American Cancer Society Hosted Leadership Summit to Increase Colon Cancer Screenings and Save Lives

TAM PA, Fla. – March 31, 2015 – The American Cancer Society hosted the first Florida Colorectal Cancer Leadership Summit on March 26, 2015. The event brought together colorectal cancer medical experts and more than 100 healthcare system leaders from around Florida to address the state of colorectal cancer and implement strategies for increasing screenings […]

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USDA to Provide $332 Million to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

Private landowners, tribes and eligible entities encouraged to apply by May 15th   WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will accept […]

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Gov. Rick Scott: Florida Families Have Saved More Than $196 Million from Auto Tag Fee Cut

Almost 7 Million Registrations Have Resulted in Savings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida families have saved more than $196 million since the reductions in Florida’s motor vehicle registration fees went into effect on September 1, 2014. The reductions were proposed by Governor Scott last year as part of his 2014-2015 […]

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