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Protect Our Environment Year-Round—Here’s How ………
By April 14, 2017 Read More →

Protect Our Environment Year-Round—Here’s How ………

(NAPSI)—Invasive pests threaten to destroy the forests and crops that beautify our lives and put food on our tables. Fortunately, no matter the season, you can take simple steps to help stop the spread of these damaging, non-native insects and other species. The USDA has identified 19 destructive “Hungry Pests,” the invasive species that people […]

Posted in: Gardening, Local News
MILLER AWARDED HASTY MUSIC AWARD ……….
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

MILLER AWARDED HASTY MUSIC AWARD ……….

Chipola College music student Lindsay Miller of Chipley has been awarded the Winford E. Hasty Memorial Music Award for Outstanding Musicianship.   The award is presented to an outstanding sophomore student with accomplishments in academics, performance, talent improvement, attitude, and involvement in Fine Arts programs.   Miller is a music education major, and a member […]

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FHP OFFERS BREATHALYZER TRAINING AT CHIPOLA ……….
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FHP OFFERS BREATHALYZER TRAINING AT CHIPOLA ……….

Susan Barge, a Drug Regulation Expert with the Florida Highway Patrol, recently offered training on the Intoxilyzer 8000 breathalyzer system for candidates in the Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Academy.

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By April 13, 2017 Read More →

CHIPOLA SOFTBALL WINS PANHANDLE CONFERENCE ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians softball team (16-2, 51-4) captured the Panhandle Conference Championship with a two-game sweep of Pensacola on April 11, 13-2 and 3-0.   Chipola earns a berth to the FCSAA State Tournament, April 28-30 in Vero Beach. Tourney information is at: http://thefcsaasports.com/championships/fcsaa_softball_tournament   Thursday, April 13, is the last chance to see […]

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North Carolina man arrested in Jackson County on multiple charges …….
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

North Carolina man arrested in Jackson County on multiple charges …….

On April 12, 2017 at 12:17 p.m. FHP Trooper made a traffic stop on a Silver Hyundai on US 231 in Jackson County for excessive speed.   During the traffic stop the Trooper observed a strong odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted of the vehicle and the searched […]

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Upcoming at Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee ……..
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

Upcoming at Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee ……..

  Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee Tallahassee’s “Edutainment” Destination      The Fate in the Furious Opens Tomorrow On the heels of 2015’s Furious 7, one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular […]

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White House Press Daily Brief …….
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

White House Press Daily Brief …….

 NATO-U.S. Joint Press Conference | Tillerson Meets with Putin White House Press Daily Brief NATO-U.S. Joint Press Conference President Trump welcomed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to the White House on Wednesday. Prior to their meeting and joint press conference, Secretary General Stoltenberg visited Arlington Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony. The headline from Wednesday’s NATO meeting […]

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Gulf Coast State College hosting “Open House 2017” on April 20th ……….
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Gulf Coast State College hosting “Open House 2017” on April 20th ……….

Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College is hosting “Open House 2017” on Thursday, April 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Advanced Technology Center at the Panama City Campus.     The Open House provides an opportunity for local high school students (any grade level) and members of the community to experience […]

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Chipley Easter Egg Hunt a big hit with all ages ……..
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Chipley Easter Egg Hunt a big hit with all ages ……..

It was a real community effort.   Thousands of toy-filled plastic eggs, food, games to enjoy and other items were  available Wednesday at Shiver’s Park as area youngsters enjoyed the community’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.   Assisting in making the evening a fun event were the following businesses, churches, and organizations   …   Chipley […]

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Amtrak plans to bring back passenger rail service across Florida Panhandle ………
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Amtrak plans to bring back passenger rail service across Florida Panhandle ………

Counties and states are working to bring back passenger rail service across the Florida Panhandle, lower Alabama and Mississippi, as well as Louisiana.     by Kathy Foster In a Marianna press conference Wednesday officials from Amtrak were on hand to announce their plans to return passenger rail service across the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, Mississippi […]

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Washington County Chamber of Commerce hosts Annual Dinner …..
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

Washington County Chamber of Commerce hosts Annual Dinner …..

Awards presented for ‘Ambassador of the Year’ and ‘Business of the Year’.   The family of the late Gerald “PeeWee” Rogers (Rogers Insurance) was honored Tuesday night to accept the ‘2017 Business of the Year’ award presented at the annual banquet hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.   Chamber Executive Director Ted Everett […]

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Monday Movie Madness at Chipley Library ………
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

Monday Movie Madness at Chipley Library ………

‘Fantasic Beasts’ will be showing on today, April 17th, at 3:30 p.m.      

Posted in: Chipley, Local News
By April 13, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Council approves short agenda ……..

The following agenda items were approved at the April 11th meeting of the Chipley City Council:    FY 16/17 Budget Amendment – Revises budget by approximately $16,000.  Resolution  #17-12 – Opposition of HB 17/SB 158. Prohibits local government from imposing or adopting any new regulations on businesses unless expressly authorized by the Legislature.  FDOT LAP […]

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FPTC Foundation Schedules Golf Tournament For April 28th ………

Sunny Hills Golf Club will be hosting the 5th annual golf tournament for the Florida Panhandle Technical College Foundation on Friday morning, April 28th, with an 8:00 a.m. Shotgun tee-off. While the Foundation has adopted a new name to correspond with the new technical college name for the school, the Foundation is still part of […]

BCF Installs Storm Shelters ……….
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BCF Installs Storm Shelters ……….

In response to recent severe weather, the administration of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville made faculty, staff, and student safety a top priority by installing five storm shelters on the college campus. The storm shelters were unanimously approved by the BCF Board of Trustees which met in January.   “I am so […]

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Getting Out Your Lawn Mower: Safety Tips To Remember ……..
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Getting Out Your Lawn Mower: Safety Tips To Remember ……..

(NAPSI)—Spring is on its way and home owners are eager to get out their lawn mowers and start planting, trimming and sprucing. Before you fire up your outdoor power equipment, look over these smart tips. “We know everyone is eager to get outside and start working in their yards. But remember to keep safety in […]

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