Washington County ‘Senior Citizens’ were given the opportunity Friday to learn more about the services available to them through the Washington County Council on Aging. Those stopping by the Senior Expo hosted at the Ag Center in Chipley had the opportunity to gather a lot of information to make their lives better. […]
Nine Florida Panhandle Technical College students recently celebrated SkillsUSA’s 50 years of developing world-class workers and responsible American citizens at the Florida Leadership and Skills Conference in Lakeland, FL. Over the course of five decades, this career and technical student organization (CTSO) has served nearly 12 million annual members, helping each one develop the […]
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MARIANNA—Dennis Everett has been named the Faculty/Administrator/Other Professional of the Year at Chipola College. Everett serves as Associate Vice President of Information Systems. He recently completed 30 years at Chipola, where he is responsible for all computing, information and telecommunication systems. He serves on numerous college committees including Computing and Telecommunications, Budget Review and […]
Juniorettes at Chipley High School topped off their busy school year by being invited to have dinner with members of the Chipley Womans Club. Just a few of the girls were able to attend, but the girls are appreciative of the mentoring and support given by the members of the club.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Hundreds of wounded veterans across the state have fished, hunted, boated and more during another successful season of Operation Outdoor Freedom, a program launched by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam in 2011 and led by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service. As Memorial Day approaches, Operation Outdoor […]
Seafood Harvesters Respond to Rubio’s Legislative Priorities for Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization ……..
Washington, DC – On behalf of the Seafood Harvesters of America, Vice President and Board member John Schmidt (of the Gulf Fishermen’s Association) and Board Member Jack Cox (of the South Atlantic Fishermen’s Association) issued the following joint statement on U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s re-introduction of the Florida Fisheries Improvement Act, which lays out his […]
Gainesville, Fla. – Young farmers and ranchers who enjoy a good exchange of ideas and perspectives are encouraged to participate in the Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s 2015 Discussion Meet contest during the Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference, July 17-19, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Resort. The Discussion Meet simulates a committee […]
~ Members of 130th recruit class join FHP’s commitment to a Safer Florida ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Recently Gov. Rick Scott welcomed 65 new troopers to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Thegraduates of FHP’s Training Academy will join the nearly 1,800 troopers who patrol the state’s roads each day to provideprotection and assistance to Florida […]
Charles and Rex Pennycuff will host their 15th annual Fisherman’s Choice Youth Fishing Tournament on June 6th. Kids 16 and under will fish for fresh and saltwater species. Each entry receives a t-shirt, and after the tournament, entrees are invited to attend a cookout at Fisherman’s Choice in Eastpoint. Entry is free and generally about […]
Tow to Go service available May 22 – 25 If you’re planning to party this weekend, you must plan for safety first. This means using a Designated Driver, staying where you are celebrating, or arranging for another form of sober transportation. “Memorial Day weekend is a great time to spend with family and friends,” […]
~FHP Trooper Chelsea Richard’s name added to National Memorial Wall~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol Colonel David Brierton and members of the Florida Highway Patrol traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to attend the National Police Week ceremonies. The annual event, now in its 34th year, honored the men and women of law enforcement who gave […]
Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is pleased to announce that the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program will now be offered at the Panama City Campus. “In order to meet community needs, we are excited to offer the CNA program on the main campus this summer,” said Dr. Martha Ruder, Registered Nurse Program […]
When you fix a boat, you need your toolbox. When you need a boating fix, those looking to buy a boat go to BoatUS’ Boat Buyer’s Toolbox. The new online boat buying resource from the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group gives practical information and helpful tips on how to buy, where to find […]
(NAPSI)—As you age, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your physical and emotional well-being. Older adults are recognizing the incredible impact of physical activity and fitness, and are becoming more active than any previous generation. For millions of active older adults, the path to improved well-being starts […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking information regarding the unlawful harvest of an alligator in Jackson County. The approximate 8-foot alligator was killed some time around the morning of May 8 and shortly after was hung by a steel chain from the Birchwood Road overpass that intersects Interstate 10. Around 4 […]