CHIPOLA’S ELLIOT NAMED NJCAA SOFTBALL ALL-AMERICAN ……

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Chipola College sophomore pitcher Jessica Elliot has been named to the 2015 NJCAA Softball All-America First Team.   Elliott led the Lady Indians to the NJCAA National Championship where she was named MVP of the tournament. After pitching a complete game in the national championship game, Elliot was named Tournament MVP […]

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Chipley’s Madison Carter recognized at Chipola Board meeting …….

Chipley’s Madison Carter recognized at Chipola Board meeting …….

Recent Chipola College graduate Madison Carter of Chipley was recognized at the Chipola Board of Trustees meeting for her nomination to the 2015 All-Florida Academic First Team.   Pictured from left, are: Chipola president Dr. Jason Hurst, professor Dr. Pam Rentz, members of Carter’s family—father Gil Carter, Madison Carter, mother Gina Carter, great grandmother Mickey […]

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CHIPOLA’S ELLIOT NAMED NJCAA SOFTBALL ALL-AMERICAN …..

CHIPOLA’S ELLIOT NAMED NJCAA SOFTBALL ALL-AMERICAN …..

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Chipola College sophomore pitcher Jessica Elliot has been named to the 2015 NJCAA Softball All-America First Team. Elliott led the Lady Indians to the NJCAA National Championship where she was named MVP of the tournament. After pitching a complete game in the national championship game, Elliot was named Tournament MVP and […]

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Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy ………

Does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous exemptions and exclusions   Washington – In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule yesterday to clearly protect from pollution and degredation the streams and wetlands that form […]

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Jeff Atwater: Prepare now for Hurricanes ……

Floridians know that it pays to plan ahead. This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week, and with the upcoming arrival of the 2015 storm season, I hope all of you are taking appropriate steps to protect your loved ones and your property. Know your Homeowner Claims Bill of Rights.     When thinking about hurricane preparedness, […]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT/ POLICE OFFICER CLASSES FORMING NOW FOR SUMMER SEMESTER ……

Florida Panhandle Technical College Public Safety will be offering open enrollment to the full time and part time Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Academy. Successful completion of the academy and state officer exam passage qualifies students to work in law enforcement jobs such as police officers, deputy sheriffs and with state law enforcement agencies such as […]

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Dental Students Begin Training at DeFuniak Springs Dental Offices …..

DeFuniak Springs, FL – The faculty and staff of the LECOM Dental Offices in DeFuniak Springs welcomed 50 fourth-year dental students who will see their first dental patients during the first week of June. The dental students recently arrived  at the training site on Microspine Way off of Coy Burgess Loop for their final year of […]

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Public being given a chance to purchase part of the old Washington County Courthouse …..

Public being given a chance to purchase part of the old Washington County Courthouse …..

June 5th beginning at 9 a.m. behind the Ag Center in Chipley.     You are invited to attend a Public Surplus Auction of salvaged items from the old Washington County Courthouse. There have been many requests for sentimental pieces of this great history from the past. In an effort to provide an opportunity to […]

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Chocolate-Covered Cherry Fudge: Fun And Fancy …….

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Fudge: Fun And Fancy …….

(NAPSI)—Here’s sweet news: This delicious dessert can be easy to make and elegant to serve. Chocolate-Covered Cherry Fudge 20 maraschino cherries with stems 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips* 6 ounces dark chocolate, chopped (or bittersweet chocolate chips)* 2 large eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons flour* ½ teaspoon baking […]

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Chipola to offer three new courses in Fall ……

Chipola to offer three new courses in Fall ……

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences will offer three new courses in the Fall 2015 semester.   African American History I (AMH 2091 001) is an introductory course designed to acquaint students with, and stimulate interest in, the culture and history of the African-American. Emphasis is on the origins, struggles, fears, aspirations, […]

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Fish Free and Often During June ….

Fish Free and Often During June ….

You can fish free in state saltwater areas June 6th – 7th.    The State’s free fishing days in June for freshwater areas is June 13-14. Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having […]

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Eight Ways You Can Prevent A Summer Tragedy …….

Eight Ways You Can Prevent A Summer Tragedy …….

(NAPSI)—Here’s an important fact for anyone who ever drives with children: When it’s hot outside—and sometimes even when it’s not so hot—the temperature inside a parked car can rise to fatal heatstroke levels within minutes, even if the windows are partially open.   The Problem It’s heartbreaking and it can happen even to the best […]

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Faiah Stephens back at home …..

Faiah Stephens back at home …..

On May 27, 2015 Fairah Stephens returned home and is with her parents after being reported missing on April 6, 2015.   The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all the citizens of Jackson County and surrounding counties for all the tips and assistance in attempting to locate Fairah.  

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ON COMPASSIONATE MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT IMPLEMENTATION …….

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health released the following statement today upon the announcement of the Administrative Law Judge’s ruling on the challenge to the low-THC cannabis rule.   “Today’s ruling allows the department to move forward with implementing the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, approved by the legislature in 2014. The department remains committed […]

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2015 Tropicana Speech winners announced ……

2015 Tropicana Speech winners announced ……

Students and their family members and friends gathered at the Ag Center in Chipley Tuesday night as the young people competed in the 2015 Washington County 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest.   Taking home the top prizes were: 4th Grade 1st Place: Riley Nelson 2nd Place: Madison Ross 3rd Place: Allyson Duke Honorable Mention: Kaylen Smith […]

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Agents Play Multi-Faceted Roles During Daily Operations …….

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents last week arrested a previously deported rapist, rescued undocumented migrants, and seized drugs at a local checkpoint. On May 13, agents from the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station arrested Leonel Rayo-Herrera, a Mexican national previously removed from the U.S. for statutory rape of a minor and […]

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