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Tiny Biotechs Get Giant Results In Leukemia Treatment ……..
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Tiny Biotechs Get Giant Results In Leukemia Treatment ……..

(NAPSI)—A revolutionary new treatment for relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may soon be available. For decades, the only treatment for CLL was toxic chemotherapy that provided limited benefit. However, over the last 20 years, major strides have been made in the quest to develop a new treatment that is both safe and effective, and each […]

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By March 14, 2017 Read More →

Washington County man arrested on burglary charge …..

Chipley, FL; March 14, 2017) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Washington County man suspected of committing burglary. On March 7, 2017, the victim in this case reported the theft of two firearms and two game cameras from his residence located on Porter Pond Road. The investigation by WCSO deputies and […]

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White House Press Daily Brief …….
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White House Press Daily Brief …….

Here is what’s being said.   CBO Report: 24 Million More Uninsured The long awaited nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was finally released this afternoon. The report is definitely not what the Republicans who support the bill were looking for. Main highlights from the report: 1) 14 million fewer […]

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Letter to Editor from John Legg …….

This letter to the editor should have never needed to occur if our  county officials would simply do their job and reply to information  requests! Here is the scoop …   • Dec 14, 2016 an email was sent to Public Works Mr. Terrell. • Dec 29, 2016 the same email was sent a 2nd […]

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FLORIDA LEADS THE NATION IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH FATALITIES ………..
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FLORIDA LEADS THE NATION IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH FATALITIES ………..

Motorcycle fatalities in Florida rose 30% between 2014 and 2015    Drivers should expect an increase in motorcycle traffic on all Florida roadways, as thousands of motorcyclists roar into Daytona for the 76th annual Daytona Bike Week, March 10-19. Motorcycle Fatality Stats Florida has the most motorcycle crash fatalities in the nation, according to the National Highway […]

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2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31
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2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31

 by David Wright A field of carinata growing at the UF/IFAS Quincy Research Station. Photo Credit: David Wright, UF/IFAS Brassica Carinata Summit March 29-31, 2017 North Florida Research and Education Center – Quincy Florida 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 This three-day conference will focus on the latest research on varieties, pest management, and production […]

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BCF Holds Record Setting Preview Day! …….
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BCF Holds Record Setting Preview Day! …….

Registration began in the BCF Wellness Center at 9:00 a.m. where prospective students and their families received bags filled with information regarding campus life and degree opportunities. During registration, prospects were able to visit exhibit booths dedicated to providing information on specific degree programs, mission opportunities, collegiate disaster relief, financial aid, student life activities, intramural […]

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Obituary for Harrell May Sapp …….

Mr. Harrell May Sapp, age 98, of Vernon, Florida passed away March 6, 2017 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay, Florida. He was born February 27, 1919 in Vernon, Florida. Mr. Sapp was preceded in death by his father, James Weaver Sapp; his mother, Belle Sapp Marshall; his wife, Edith Elliott Sapp; one […]

By March 13, 2017 Read More →

Short pursuit leads to Arrest of California Man …….

On the morning of March 11, 2017, Officers of the Chipley Police Department became involved in a low speed pursuit through the city limits after being advised of a reckless driver. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop of the vehicle for violation of traffic laws after which the driver of the vehicle refused to […]

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LADY INDIANS FINISH SECOND AT STATE; HEADED TO NATIONALS ………

OCALA—The Chipola Lady Indians (27-4) fell to the Gulf Coast Lady Commodores 80-72 in the Championship game of the FCSAA State Tournament, March 11, in Ocala.   Chipola was led by Sydnee McDonald with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Barbara Johnson had 14. Raven Baker-Northcross and Tiaera Phillips each had 12.   The […]

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Mondays with Pete: March 13, 2017

Good day;           The morning was moist and humid when we stepped out of the hotel in Vicksburg ready to begin the second leg of our quick journey to Oklahoma.  The air had a feeling that a change was coming.  We were hoping to get our visit in and be headed home before the forecasted […]

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AAA: OIL PLUMMETS; GAS PRICES COULD FALL 5-10 CENTS ……..
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AAA: OIL PLUMMETS; GAS PRICES COULD FALL 5-10 CENTS ……..

TAMPA, Fla. – The falling price of oil dragged gas prices lower last week. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.30, down 1-cent from the week before, a downward trend that is likely to continue in the near future. Web Tools Daily Gas Prices Top Ways to Save Money on Gas […]

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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …………
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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …………

PROTECTING FLORIDIANS Protecting Florida’s consumers is an around the clock job. My investigators know this and aggressively pursue scam artists who target Floridians. This week we celebrated their work and National Consumer Protection Week by highlighting some recent victories for Florida consumers, current scams and tips to avoid becoming a victim. Since 2011, my office […]

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Washington County advertising for FEMA Rock Bids ………….

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 2017 Washington County FEMA Rock Bids   Separate sealed BIDS for 2017 WASHINGTON COUNTY FEMA ROCK BIDS will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), April 13, 2017.   The bidders will be […]

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Students honored at Washington County School Board meeting …….
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Students honored at Washington County School Board meeting …….

Students from VHS and CHS were recognized at last week’s meeting of the Washington County School Board.   by Kathy Foster   Chipley High School student Ashten Tharp will  represent Washington County at the 2017 National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOR), part of the SWAT program.   Tharp was recognized as one of our […]

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I-10 crash in Washington County claims one life …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that Christopher Slay, 42 of Chipley, received no injuries in a March 11th crash at SR 77 and State Road 8.   However 52-year-old Elivia Morena of Victoria, Texas died from injuries sustained in the accident.   Morena was a passenger in a 2009 Pontiac driven by 17-year-old driver […]

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