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Don’t Drive Damaged Goods ……..
By March 19, 2017 Read More →

Don’t Drive Damaged Goods ……..

(NAPSI)—More than 725,000 vehicles driven on U.S. roads every day may be dangerous, according to new research from Carfax. These vehicles were damaged so severely in an accident, by fire or flood that DMVs across the country require permanent title marks to warn people about the damage. Still, thousands are back on the road in […]

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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …….
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …….

It has been more than nine months since the tragic attack at Pulse nightclub took 49 innocent lives and shocked our country. I will never forget waking up to the horrific news. I quickly assembled my team of victim advocates and immediately headed to Orlando to offer whatever help we could. Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly […]

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BMAPs, BMPs and the New Florida Water Bill ……….
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

BMAPs, BMPs and the New Florida Water Bill ……….

Nitrates are the primary pollutant being addressed by the Jackson Blue Spring/Merritt’s Mill Pond BMAP. This BMAP identifies nitrogen fertilizer used in agriculture as the primary source of nitrates in the Jackson Blue Springs Basin. by albertin Photo credit: Doug Mayo The 2016 Florida Water Bill authorized regulations that will affect everyone in Florida.  Farmers […]

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By March 18, 2017 Read More →

LADY INDIANS HEADED TO NATIONALS …….

MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians (27-4) advanced to the NJCAA National Tournament in Lubbock, Texas, on an at-large bid. The Lady Indians were among 8 at-large selections in the 24 team tournament which runs March 20-25. Chipola earned the #3 overall seed and will play Wednesday, March 22 at 5 p.m. CST against the winner of […]

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Habitat helping in Chipley …….
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Habitat helping in Chipley …….

Hats off to the group of Pennsylvania college students who spent their 2017 Spring Break helping build a home with Chipola Habitat for Humanity.   Going up at  734 1st Street in Chipley, the new home will help provide much-needed housing in the local community.   Also, hats off to the church groups and organizations […]

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By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott: Florida Will Honor the Sacrifice of Air Force 1st Lt. Frederick Dellecker ……….

DAVIE, Fla. –  Governor Rick Scott has issued a statement in response to the death of Floridian and Air Force 1st Lt. Frederick Dellecker following the crash of a reconnaissance and surveillance plane during a training flight in New Mexico earlier this week. Governor Scott will honor the memory and sacrifice of 1st Lt. Dellecker […]

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Maximizing Cotton Profits With Poultry Litter ……..
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Maximizing Cotton Profits With Poultry Litter ……..

A USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) agronomist in Mississippi has found a way to help cotton growers in the Southeast maximize profits when they use poultry litter as fertilizer. ARS agronomist Haile Tewolde inspects cotton fertilized with chicken litter near Coffeeville, Mississippi. Photo by John Brooks. Dennis O’Brien, USDA ARS Office of Communications A USDA […]

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Washington County Heritage Festival April 1st-2nd
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Washington County Heritage Festival April 1st-2nd

This special event will be held at Falling Waters State Park in Chipley Washington County Heritage Festival Falling Waters State Park April 1- 2, 2017 Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council are proud to present the 2nd Annual Washington County Heritage Festival. In the tradition of Legends and Lore, come […]

By March 18, 2017 Read More →

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN Holmes and Washington Counties PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING DURING NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH®

  March is National Nutrition Month and the Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties (DOH-Holmes and Washington) is promoting healthy eating and encouraging Floridians to make informed food choices. National Nutrition Month® is sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” […]

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Beavers – Engineering Marvel or Farmer’s Frustration ………
By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Beavers – Engineering Marvel or Farmer’s Frustration ………

 by Judy Biss Beaver lodge, Calhoun County Florida. Photo by Judy Biss Even though the “work” beavers do can sometimes cause frustration to land owners, they are truly amazing creatures.  A number of questions have come into the Extension Office lately about managing beavers, so it is a good time to discuss a little about the […]

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By March 18, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Judy McDaniel Steverson …….

Judy McDaniel Steverson was born October 11, 1945 in Boise, Idaho to William Dawson and Edna Tant McDaniel. She spent her early years in Columbus, Georgia and Dothan, Alabama before settling in Bonifay, where her father relocated to run Hoover’s Mill. It was in Bonifay where she met and married the love of her life […]

Illinois man arrested in Vernon ……
By March 17, 2017 Read More →

Illinois man arrested in Vernon ……

(Chipley, FL; March 17, 2017)- Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Illinois man after deputies observed the suspect speeding through Vernon school zone.   On March 15, 2017, at approximately 2:20 p.m., WCSO Deputy Landon Fries observed a Dodge Charger bearing an Illinois license plate speeding through an active school zone near […]

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WHP Daily Brief – 🏦 Chancellor Merkel Visits the White House | Secretary Tillerson Visits Asia 🗾People ………..
By March 17, 2017 Read More →

WHP Daily Brief – 🏦 Chancellor Merkel Visits the White House | Secretary Tillerson Visits Asia 🗾People ………..

 Today, President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House. Both heads of state attended a roundtable discussion on vocational training with U.S. and German business leaders. Following the roundtable, President Trump and Chancellor Merkel held a joint press conference and took a few questions from the press.     White House […]

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By March 17, 2017 Read More →

GOV. SCOTT FIGHTS FOR CHANGES TO STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM …….

Requests HHS to provide waiver to expand access and improve quality for low income Floridians   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott’s Administration sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price outlining greater flexibility the state is requesting for Florida’s Medicaid program to cut federal red tape and provide higher […]

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CHIPOLA MATH OLYMPIC WINNERS …….
By March 17, 2017 Read More →

CHIPOLA MATH OLYMPIC WINNERS …….

MARIANNA—Some 200 students representing 11 area high schools participated in the 33rd annual Chipola College Math Olympiad on March 10.   Students competed individually on written exams in Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry and Scholarship. Teams competed in three Ciphering competitions and for Team Awards that are earned through highest combined scores on the […]

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3rd Street Memorial Plaque being unveiled in Chipley March 22nd …….
By March 17, 2017 Read More →

3rd Street Memorial Plaque being unveiled in Chipley March 22nd …….

Unveiling at 11 a.m.      

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