Interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School

Interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School

Real Florida Magazine interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also listen to these interviews on FPTC radio, a service […]

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Washington County Courthouse On Track For Fall Opening As Construction Progresses ……..

Washington County Courthouse On Track For Fall Opening As Construction Progresses ……..

Built in 1932, the Washington County, Florida Courthouse in downtown Chipley was built in the classic revival style, inclusive of stately Greek columns, after Chipley won a 1927 referendum to move the county seat from Vernon. Referenced in ‘A Guide to Florida’s Historic Architecture’ as just that, the Courthouse was condemned and closed for multiple […]

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June 2016 Unemployment ……..

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in June 2016, unchanged from the May 2016 rate and down 0.6 percentage point from 5.3 percent a year ago.  There were 453,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,744,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in June. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment […]

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When it comes to food safety, there is no such thing as too many helping hands …….

When it comes to food safety, there is no such thing as too many helping hands …….

That’s why the USDA employs 9,600 men and women in the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to ensure our meat, poultry and eggs are safe for your table. They work in one of three food safety laboratories across the United States, maintain a constant presence in more than 6,000 slaughter and processing facilities and reinspect […]

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EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Climate Change Endangering Public Health and the Environment ……….

EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Climate Change Endangering Public Health and the Environment ……….

(WASHINGTON) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a determination under the Clean Air Act that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from certain types of aircraft engines contribute to the pollution that causes climate change and endangers Americans’ health and the environment. The findings are for carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), […]

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Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 1,700 New Jobs Over the Year ……..

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 1,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, dropping by 0.4 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “Florida is laser focused on creating the best environment for businesses and families to […]

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CHIPOLA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR B.S. DEGREE PROGRAMS

CHIPOLA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR B.S. DEGREE PROGRAMS

MARIANNA—Chipola College is now accepting applications for each of the college’s 10 bachelor’s degrees programs in Education, Business and Nursing. Application deadline for the Fall Semester is Aug. 3. The deadline to apply for Federal Financial Aid to cover Fall tuition and fees is July 27. Scholarships are available for all 10 B.S. degrees. Financial […]

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Substance Misuse Prevention Resources for Low Income Pregnant Women and Mothers In Order to Battle the Opioid Epidemic …….

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has urged all State Health Officers to use the resources and opportunities provided through their Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) agencies in their substance misuse prevention efforts. Vilsack made this announcement at a town hall in Missouri to discuss the opioid epidemic, which accounted for more […]

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Four Reasons to Expand Social Security ……..

Four Reasons to Expand Social Security ……..

Four Reasons to Expand Social Security President Obama recently called to expand Social Security.  He emphasized that benefits should be increased so that future generations get the retirement they’ve earned.  SEIU created a list of reasons why Social Security should be expanded: “Social security is the only savings plan most Americans have for retirement” – […]

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Six Ways To Sleep Better …….

Six Ways To Sleep Better …….

(NAPSI)—Here’s eye-opening news: Getting the right amount of restful sleep can reduce your risk of depression, diabetes, heart problems, high blood pressure and obesity, and, in general, improve your quality of life. The Problem Even so, 75 percent of people struggle to get restorative sleep in the summertime, according to a recent survey. Whether you […]

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Obituary for Gertrude Dunn Weaver ……..

Mrs. Gertrude Dunn Weaver, at home was surrounded by her loving family, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016. She was born on February 10, 1919, in the Miller’s Ferry Community, Vernon, Florida to Thompson F. and Lula Knight Dunn. At an early age, Mrs. Weaver knew that she was called as a teacher. She graduated […]

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Obituary for Andrew Frost …….

Andrew (Ace) Frost of Chipley, Florida went home to be with Our LORD on July 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Ace was a native Floridian and was born in Dania, Florida on August 8, 1933. He was a Korean War Veteran and served in the United State Army. He was in the best […]

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Mondays with Pete July 25, 2016 …….

Good morning; I awoke to a quiet, lonely house on Sunday morning. Kay has been gone for about week caring for her father in Oklahoma. It was one of those Sundays that pastors have occasionally, when they really don’t want to have to “do this again” this week. Spotty showers had rolled through the early […]

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VHS 9th grade orientation this week! …….

9th grade orientation will be held this week at Vernon High School.   Students with a last name beginning with A through M should report to the VHS Auditorium at 5:30pm on Tuesday, July 26th.   Students with a last name beginning with N through Z should report to the VHS Auditorium at 5:30pm on […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES DECLINE 47 CONSECUTIVE DAYS ……..

AAA: GAS PRICES DECLINE 47 CONSECUTIVE DAYS ……..

Georgia average should fall below $2 a gallon this week TAMPA, Fla.  — Gas prices are falling at a consistency not seen in nearly two years. The average price in Florida and Georgia declined for the 47th consecutive day on Sunday. During that time, prices fell 23 cents in Florida and 27 cents in Georgia. Meanwhile, the average price in Tennessee fell […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Sheriff Candidates

Chipley Kiwanis Club Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Sheriff Candidates

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club political debate featuring the candidates for Washington County Sheriff, on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Pattillo’s Restaurant on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See photos and video clips from the debate at […]

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