Panhandle Watermelon Festival June 24th & 25th in Chipley ……

Panhandle Watermelon Festival June 24th & 25th in Chipley ……

                              *  June 25th     Pancake Breakfast at the Shrine Club in Chipley beginning at 7:00  a.m.   Fun Run at Florida Panhandle Technical College at 7:30 a.m.   Parade in Historic Downtown Chipley begins at 10 a.m.   ‘The Thompsons’ will […]

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Chipley Patriotic Celebration July 2nd 9 p.m. at PAL’s Park …..

Chipley Patriotic Celebration July 2nd 9 p.m. at PAL’s Park …..

Come out and enjoy the fun.  

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CHIPOLA CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SEEKING RUNNERS ……..

CHIPOLA CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SEEKING RUNNERS ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola Women’s Cross Country team has scholarships available for the Fall 2016 semester. Interested runners should contact Coach Rance Massengill immediately. Returning members of the team are currently working out on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the college pool. Lydia Weideman, Jayde Smelcer, Conner Melvin and Amber Raisebeck, […]

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Crop Insurance Gives Farmers More Planting Flexibility …….

Insurance Changes Expand Farm Safety Net for Double Cropping WASHINGTON – Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse has announced that the federal crop insurance program will provide additional flexibility to farmers. The modifications center on the practice of growing two crops on the same field at different times of the year, which is known […]

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MATHIS IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE ………

MATHIS IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE ………

Vicki Mathis is Chipola College’s Career Employee of the month for June.   Mathis serves as a Grants Operations Coordinator and has worked at the college since 1994. Pictured from left, are: Chipola president Dr. Jason Hurst, Vicki Mathis and Dr. Matthew Hughes, Dean of Assessment, Compliance and Grants.

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Sign Language Camp for Kids being held in Jackson County

Sign Language Camp for Kids being held in Jackson County

K-5th graders welcome.  

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POINTERS FOR PARENTS ……..

POINTERS FOR PARENTS ……..

Four Tips For Protecting Your Family From Fire   (NAPSI)—According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 350,000 home fires occur each year—but you can help your family stay safe. Fire Safety Suggestions Keep your family safe by: 1. Having at least one fire alarm on each floor of the house and in each […]

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Obituary for Marjorie Padgett Sangaree ……..

Marjorie Padgett Sangaree, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2016 in her Chipley home after a long illness. She had lived in Chipley since 1963, when she moved with her family from Marianna.   Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Will B. Sangaree, Jr., and her brother, Glenn E. Padgett, M.D. […]

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Obituary for Edward Ray ……..

Robert Edward Ray, age 67, passed from this life into eternal rest on Monday, June 20, 2016. He was born in Jackson, MI on January 26, 1949 to the late James Ray and Mae (Sikes) Ray. Robert was a member of the DAV and a proud lifetime member of the NRA.   He is survived […]

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Obituary for Evelyn Marie Caudill ……..

Obituary for Evelyn Marie Caudill ……..

Evelyn Marie Caudill went peacefully on June 18,2016 to be with the Lord. She was born in Manila, PA on March 11,1929.   She is preceded in death by her parents Alonzo and Della Beckman and 10 brothers and sisters.   She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Curtis H.; son Curtis E., daughter […]

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Obituary for Allen D. Rogers ……..

Allen D. Rogers, age 52, of Wausau, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Allen was born December 8, 1963 in Chipley, Florida to the late Zonnie (Gibson) Rogers. He worked as the Maintenance Department Supervisor for many years.   Allen is survived his loving wife Sandra Rogers, two sons, Bobby […]

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HHS Awards more than $742,000 to Health Centers in American Samoa and the Virgin Islands to Fight Zika …….

The Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced more than $742,000 in funding to three health centers in American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands to help combat the Zika virus. These funds will be used to expand preventive and primary care services, outreach, and patient education and screening. The three health […]

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Washington County BOCC works through long agenda rather quickly ……

Washington County BOCC works through long agenda rather quickly ……

After moving through their workshop agenda on Wednesday, Washington County Commissioners rather quickly approved Thursday’s long agenda.   by Kathy Foster   Without much discussion at their Thursday regular monthly meeting commissioners took the following actions:    Heard from one county resident concerning the GreenHead Road which she expects to be back in bad shape […]

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Alan T. Bush announces 2nd Run for Washington County Commission seat for District 1 …….

Alan T. Bush announces 2nd Run for Washington County Commission seat for District 1 …….

Alan T. Bush has officially announced his intent to seek re-election to the Washington County Commission, District 1.   Wow, it’s hard to believe it’s been four years, but what a successful four years it’s been.  We’ve been able to balance the county’s budget during some of the most trying times in recent history, while […]

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TROY professor: What Americans need to know about the Brexit ……..

TROY professor: What Americans need to know about the Brexit ……..

TROY—United Kingdom residents voted Thursday to leave the European Union, but what exactly does the vote mean and what impact will it have on American citizens?   Dr. Steven Taylor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Troy University, said the first thing to understand is the makeup of the EU.   “The […]

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During National Pollinator Week, USDA Announces Key Measures to Improve Pollinator Health …….

USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program Currently Provides 15 Million Acres of Healthy Forage for Pollinators, and New Partnership Will Ensure Additional High-Quality Habitat in the Future WASHINGTON – During National Pollinator Week and in advance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) seventh annual Pollinator Week Festival, the USDA is announcing two initiatives in support of […]

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