Wausau’s Town Council members discussed the purchase of the land across from the Town Hall Thursday night’s council meeting. Council members pointed out the property could be used as a new location for the Wausau Volunteer Fire Department (keeping fire trucks off residential roads) and/or for a new library for the town. by Kathy […]
Washington County #2 in use of smokeless tobacco in the State of Florida Holmes County is #1. by Kathy Foster Young people working with Students Working Against Tobacco at Roulhac Middle School are making it their mission to get the word out that use of tobacco can kill. The majority of the […]
School counselors from five area counties recently attended Chipola College’s annual Counselor Appreciation Day. Pictured from left, are: Tiffany McKinney, Chipley High School Counselor; Lisa Taylor, Vernon High School Counselor; and Melissa Cauley, Chipola Student Advisor and Dual Enrollment Liaison. The meeting included discussions of transfer requirements, testing, dual enrollment and financial aid. […]
Commissioner Putnam Encourages Floridians to Explore State Forests During State Forest Awareness Month
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service, a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, encourage Floridians and visitors to explore any one of the state’s 37 state forests this October, State Forest Awareness Month. “The Florida Forest Service boasts more than 1 million […]
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Saturday, October 17, 2015 – 3:00pm to 6:00pm EDT $4.00 per vehicle More Information: Park Services Specialist, Peter Shanks (386) 397-2733 Located in the Northeast region at: Big Shoals State Park 11330 S.E. County Road 135 White Springs, FL 32096 Family Fun Night! Pumpkin Chunkin’, games, pumpkin bowling, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a treasure […]
The Spanish Trail Playhouse will be presenting “The Odd Couple, Female Version” on Thursday, October 15, Saturday, October 17, at 7:00 PM and Sunday, October 18 at 2:00 PM. If your reunion group is looking for something special to do in Chipley, you can’t find anything of more quality than the Spanish Trail Playhouse, “bringing […]
For many participants, team sports are more than just a game. In fact, a growing body of research supports the idea that physical exercise is associated with decreasing the risk of depression and reducing its symptoms. by Paolo del Vecchio, MSW (NAPSI)—Participating in athletics has many benefits, such as building fitness, teamwork and […]
Mrs. Beatrice Smith Tate, age 75, of Westville, Florida passed away October 2, 2015 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. She was born April 27, 1940 in Rome, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her father, John Henry Smith; her mother, Jewell Smith McAdams; a sister, Mary Lee Parm; a brother, Winfred […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott announced today that Florida’s housing market experienced another strong month of positive growth in August. Florida’s housing market had more closed sales, higher median prices, and more pending sales in August 2015. Closed sales of existing single-family homes statewide totaled 23,651 last month, up 8.8 percent over August 2014. […]
Chipola College hosted a STEM event for area high school students on Oct. 9. The event entitled, “The Human Machine,” included activities in Anatomy and Physiology, Manufacturing, Designing Body Parts, Patient Simulators and Prosthetics. Faculty and students from five Chipola programs—Engineering Technology, Natural Sciences, Nursing, EMS and Business and Technology—led the workshops. In […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding public meetings in Bay County this month to present a draft management plan to conserve the Panama City crayfish. People are invited to meetings in Lynn Haven and Panama City, where FWC staff will provide information on the draft plan and listen to public comment. […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced a record year for the number of green sea turtle nests in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) documented approximately 28,000 green sea turtle nests on 26 Florida beaches this year. Governor Scott said, “It’s exciting to hear that our efforts to protect Florida’s environment […]
The Honoraable Judge Colby Peel had the honor of installing the 2015-16 Student Council representatives and officers at the special swearing in ceremony this week at Roulhac Middle School in Chipley. Describing the representatives as the voice of those students who elected them to serve, Peel said they have the responsibility to bring the […]
Pictured from left below are, Curtis Jenkins and Darwin Gilmore, Dean of Workforce and Economic Development. JENKINS IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE—Curtis Jenkins has been selected the Chipola College Faculty/Administrator/Other Professional Award of the month for October. Jenkins is a Welding Instructor and has worked at the college since 2015.