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By June 21, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Earl Hutchins ……….

Earl Hutchins, age 73, passed from this life Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Southeast Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. He was born in Chipley, Florida on March 8, 1943 to Ronnie and Louise (Smith) Hutchins. Earl worked as a mechanic for Tyndall Air Force Base and retired with 33 years of civil service. He was […]

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Students Learn to Weave a Basket in Just One Morning!          …….
By June 20, 2016 Read More →

Students Learn to Weave a Basket in Just One Morning! …….

  Saturday, June 18th the Washington County Historical Society sponsored a basket  weaving class which featured a rectangle basket with double handles. Class participants received a bonus by attending the class – the Farmers Market was open and offered a large variety of fruits, vegetables and canned goods for sale.   Class instructor/master basket weaver […]

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National Beekeeper Reports Reveal a Significant Decline in Colonies, Production, and Income        …….
By June 20, 2016 Read More →

National Beekeeper Reports Reveal a Significant Decline in Colonies, Production, and Income …….

by Judy Biss Bees and Brood. Photo by Judy Biss It has been a tough year for beekeepers.  Two recent national reports revealed that beekeepers suffered the triple whammy of colony loss, reduced honey production, and lower prices, all of which ultimately reduced income over this past production year. The Bee Informed Partnership, in collaboration […]

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Forest Service Makes it Easier for Visitors to Enjoy National Forests and Grasslands       …….
By June 20, 2016 Read More →

Forest Service Makes it Easier for Visitors to Enjoy National Forests and Grasslands …….

Announces Steps to Modernize Recreation Permitting Process WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell have announced steps to make it easier for outfitters, guides, schools, non-profits and other partners to take groups out to enjoy outdoor activities on national forests and grasslands. By streamlining the approach to special-use permitting […]

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By June 20, 2016 Read More →

Consider Annuities For Dependable Retirement Income …….

(NAPSI)—More than 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 today, and about 10,000 more will cross that threshold every day for the next 13 years. Few of them, however, will take the time to adequately plan for the next phase of their lives. Many Americans expect Social Security to provide much of their retirement income, despite […]

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May 2016 Employment and Services from CareerSource Chipola        …….
By June 18, 2016 Read More →

May 2016 Employment and Services from CareerSource Chipola …….

Total Services are up.  

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CHIPOLA AUTO TECH INSTRUCTOR SIGNS ON TO HOST SECOND TV SHOW       …….
By June 18, 2016 Read More →

CHIPOLA AUTO TECH INSTRUCTOR SIGNS ON TO HOST SECOND TV SHOW …….

MARIANNA—Chipola College Automotive instructor John Gardner has signed on to host his second television show, Motorhead Garage, airing in July on Discovery’s Velocity Channel, and also on MAVTV and REV’n.   Motorhead Garage is an established series that has been airing since 2010. Gardner and co-his host Brian Lohnes will take over the reins of […]

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Motivating The Remote Workforce       ……..
By June 17, 2016 Read More →

Motivating The Remote Workforce ……..

(NAPSI)—According to Global WorkplaceAnalytics.com, 80 to 90 percent of the U.S. workforce would like to telework at least part-time. With the number of telecommuters expected to reach 5 million this year, virtual workplaces aren’t the wave of the future, they are already here. The benefits to virtual employees are numerous, including providing a better work-life […]

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By June 17, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Margarette C. Dotson …….

Mrs. Margarette C. Dotson, 73 of Sunny Hills, FL, a native of Vernon, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in the Bay Medical Center of Panama City, FL. She was of the Methodist Faith and a member of the Sylvania A.M.E. Church of Vernon, FL. She was a […]

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By June 17, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Kimmie Darlene Cota …….

Kimmie Darlene Cota, age 75 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Kimmie was born on May 4, 1941 to the late John and Amelia (Elkie) Griffin in Montague, MI. She is preceded in death by one son, Donald Cota Jr. Survivors include, John Michael Cota and wife Sherri of […]

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