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By May 19, 2017 Read More →

Coalition To Prevent Gun Violence Vows To Keep Fighting For Smart Gun Legislation ………..

The Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence is encouraged by the overwhelming failure of the dangerous gun bills proposed during the just-ended legislative session and vows to continue fighting for sensible gun laws.   “We’re delighted that proposals for the carrying of firearms on college campuses, in airports, courthouses and many other public places were […]

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Arthritis: Long-Term Pain May Need Long-Term Care       ………
By May 19, 2017 Read More →

Arthritis: Long-Term Pain May Need Long-Term Care ………

(NAPSI)—Many people think the stiff joints, aches and pains of arthritis are just part of aging. In fact, while arthritis can result from years of wear and tear, the average age of onset is 47. It’s also true that arthritis plagues more than 65 percent of the oldest Americans, especially women. While there are several […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Dr. Dunn Votes to Protect Our Law Enforcement Officers ………

“They have our backs, let’s have theirs” WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) voted in support of the “Thin Blue Line Act,” which will make the murder or attempted murder of a law enforcement officer or first responder an “aggravating factor” in death penalty determinations. The legislation passed the House 271 to 143. […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

CHIPOLA BASEBALL HEADED TO NATIONALS ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians head to Grand Junction, Colorado, May 27 – June 2 for the NJCAA Baseball World Series. Tournament information is available at http://jucogj.org/index.aspx   The NJCAA will broadcast the title games of the World Series live in HD across computers and mobile devices on MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball.   […]

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Obituary for Beverly Jackson …….

Beverly Jackson, age 66 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Florida. Beverly was born on January 22, 1951 in Panama City, Florida to Charles and Marvelle Kent Griggs. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked at Roulhac Middle […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Johnie Floyd Huff ……….

Mr. Johnie ‘Joe’ Floyd Huff, age 90, of Bonifay, Florida passed away May 17, 2017 at his home. He was born October 18, 1926 in Eastman, Georgia to the late Andrew Jackson Huff and Mamie Joiner Huff. In addition to his parents, Mr. Huff was preceded in death by his wife, Mittie Elizabeth Huff; three […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

SUPERINTENDENTS CALL UPON THE GOVERNOR FOR VETO ……….

Tallahassee, FL – Florida superintendents stand united in calling upon Governor Rick Scott to veto HB 7069 and the Florida Education Funding Program (FEFP) in the General Appropriations Act. The Superintendent’s primary concern is the devastating impact this legislation will have on Florida’s public schools.   “Florida superintendents cannot support HB 7069 or the budget […]

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Dr. Dunn Honors the Thin Blue Line
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Dr. Dunn Honors the Thin Blue Line

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) recently spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 115, the Thin Blue Line Act. This legislation will create tougher penalties, possibly even the death penalty, for those involved in the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.   […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Rita Lynn Schliebener ……..

Rita Lynn Schliebener, age 57 of Chipley, passed from this life on May 13, 2017 at her residence. Rita was born on July 5, 1959 in Marianna, Florida to Willie Davis and Catherine Bush. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked as a Manager for Wendy’s. She attended Sapp Church. She was […]

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By May 18, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Michael Douglas Henry ……..

Michael Douglas Henry, age 69 of Chipley, passed from this life on May 16, 2017 at his residence. Mike was born on June 12, 1947 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Joe Douglas Henry and Jane Schlager Henry. He retired from the United States Navy after 22 years of service and multiple tours in Vietnam. He was […]

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