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AAA: PUMP PRICES SURGE ………..
By April 10, 2017 Read More →

AAA: PUMP PRICES SURGE ………..

The U.S. average is the highest price since September 2015 TAMPA, Fla. (April 9, 2017) — Gas prices are rising across the country. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 7 cents in the past week. Sunday’s average of $2.39 is the highest since September 2015. Biggest Weekly Gas Price Hike 1. Kentucky +15 cents 2. […]

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Understanding Multiple Myeloma ……….
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Understanding Multiple Myeloma ……….

(NAPSI)—You may be surprised to learn that multiple myeloma is the second most common cancer of the blood, after leukemia. It starts in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. In time, myeloma cells collect in the bone marrow and may damage the solid part of the bone and eventually harm other tissues and […]

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March Cattle Market Price Watch …….
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March Cattle Market Price Watch …….

by Chris Prevatt The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $8.32/cwt. during March. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $62.40/head ($8.32/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $4,160.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price […]

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CORRECTIONS CLASSES NOW FORMING AT CHIPOLA ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Center is offering daytime Corrections Academy classes.   Classes are expected to begin in April. The daytime classes will meet from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.   Prior to admission, all candidates must earn a passing score on the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT). It […]

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ANDERSON LECTURES AT CHIPOLA ……….
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ANDERSON LECTURES AT CHIPOLA ……….

Dr. Anderson, Professor Emeritus FSU, botanist, and curator, was a recent guest lecturer in Chipola College classes of environmental science.   At the right, student Janice Brooks talks with Anderson about his presentation on botanical biodiversity.   Dr. Anderson used examples of plant structure to underscore biodiversity, and how the field of botany could impact […]

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BUSINESS NEWS AND NOTES ………
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BUSINESS NEWS AND NOTES ………

Big Advice For The Smallest Businesses   (NAPSI)—While large enterprises may make the most headlines, it’s often the country’s smallest businesses that are providing jobs, fueling innovation and growing the economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 62 percent of all U.S. businesses are microbusinesses, or businesses with fewer than 10 employees. These businesses […]

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Dewsweepers set Golf Performance Academy at Sheraton Bay Point Resort ……….
By April 9, 2017 Read More →

Dewsweepers set Golf Performance Academy at Sheraton Bay Point Resort ……….

Hosting Parents Meeting April 11th.   Dewsweepers Performance Academy at Sheraton Bay Point Resort NEWS ***ATTN PARENTS*** Tuesday April 11th at 5:30 PM at Bay Point Golf Club we will be hosting a meeting for all parents. 2017 Summer Camp Schedules By Date: June 5-8 Ages 8-11, 9:00am-noon, Bay Point June 12-15 Ages 12-16, 9:00am-noon, […]

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RENTZ IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE ……..
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RENTZ IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE ……..

Dr. Pam Rentz has been selected the Chipola College Faculty/Administrator/Other Professional Award of the month for March.    Rentz is the Dean for the School of Education and has worked at the college since 2005.    Pictured from left are, Dr. Pam Rentz and Chipola president Dr. Sarah Clemmons.

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GCSC Foundation scholarship application deadline approaching ………

~ The deadline to submit scholarship applications is April 15 ~ Panama City, FL – The Gulf Coast State College Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The deadline to apply is April 15. Last year, the Foundation awarded more than 800 scholarships to GCSC students totaling more than $900,000. All […]

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Wildflower Festival set for April 29th ………….
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Wildflower Festival set for April 29th ………….

Being held in downtown Blountstown, Florida. Make plans to attend the third annual North Florida Wildflower Festival on Saturday, April 29th in downtown Blountstown.  This year’s event has been moved from Pear Street to Magnolia Square.  The Calhoun County Chamber coordinates the event, and began the festival to celebbrate the unique natural beauty of the […]

Helping Teens Navigate Their Financial Futures ……..
By April 9, 2017 Read More →

Helping Teens Navigate Their Financial Futures ……..

(NAPSI)—Ask many teens what they want to buy and chances are they will say “a car.” For many people, owning a car or truck is the first major purchase. Often, it is also the first opportunity to use credit. At the same time, the largest group to drive uninsured or to lose their vehicle through […]

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By April 8, 2017 Read More →

FPSC approves new customer rates following collaborative settlement ……….

By  Natalie Smith The Florida Public Service Commission unanimously approved a settlement agreement developed by Gulf Power and the Office of Public Counsel and other interested parties regarding the energy provider’s petition to increase base rates. Also signing and supporting the settlement agreement is Florida Industrial Power Users Group and the Southern Alliance for Clean […]

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White House Press Daily Brief
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White House Press Daily Brief

 Justice Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Supreme Court | U.S.-China Summit Comes to a Close   White House Press Daily Brief Associate Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch The ninth seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, left vacant by the passing of late Justice Antonin Scalia, has been filled by 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch. The […]

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FHA Statement on House Appropriations Committee Data Request ………
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FHA Statement on House Appropriations Committee Data Request ………

“Every day, hospital teams provide quality care to every patient who walks through our doors.”     In many communities, hospitals are the largest employers, providing over 901,674 jobs that strengthen local economies across our state.”Every day, hospital teams provide quality care to every patient who walks through our doors. In 2015, Florida’s hospitals contributed […]

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CHIPOLA SPRING FROLICS WINNERS ……..
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CHIPOLA SPRING FROLICS WINNERS ……..

Chipola College student Natera Sims won $50 cash and Kristie Mosley won the $100 grand prize at the recent Chipola Spring Frolics.   Pictured from left, are: Nancy Johnson, Student Activities Director; Kristie Mosely, SSS Coordinator; Natera Sims and Maddy Christmas, SGA president.  

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CHIPOLA SSS/TRIO HELPS WITH AUTISM RUN ……..
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CHIPOLA SSS/TRIO HELPS WITH AUTISM RUN ……..

Chipola College Student Support Services and TRiO Society recently volunteered at the inaugural Colors of Autism 5k and Fun Run. April is National Autism Awareness Month. Chipola SSS Program Director Kristie Mosley, said, “Participating in events such as this helps our students learn about issues facing their classmates and to employ problem-solving skills to help […]

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