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Gov. Scott: Florida Achieves Lowest Unemployment Rate in Almost a Decade ……..

15,000 private sector jobs created in April MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott has announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in April, the lowest since September 2007. Florida businesses also created 15,000 private-sector jobs in April, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,355,700. For more than […]

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STARS ON STAGE FINE ARTS CAMP AT CHIPOLA JULY 31 – AUG 3 ………..

MARIANNA— Chipola College will offer a camp for students to explore their creative side. Online registration opens May 30 for the Stars on Stage Fine Arts Camp, scheduled for Monday, July 31 through Thursday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Chipola Center for the Arts. A total of 50 children, entering […]

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Childhood Trauma—It Happens More Than You Think       ………
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Childhood Trauma—It Happens More Than You Think ………

(NAPSI)—Traumatic experiences happen-but when they happen to children, it can affect their view of the world, their sense of safety, their development, and even their longer-term physical and mental health. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), more than two-thirds of children reported at least one traumatic experience by age 16. […]

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By May 19, 2017 Read More →

135TH CLASS GRADUATES FROM FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL ACADEMY ……….

~ 63 new state troopers join the ranks of the patrol ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, 63 new state troopers graduated from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Training Academy. The graduates join the more than 1,900 troopers who patrol the state’s roads and communities each day to protect and assist Florida residents and visitors. […]

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CHIPOLA SOFTBALL TEAM ELIMINATED FROM NATIONAL TOURNAMENT …….

The Chipola College Lady Indians were eliminated from the NJCAA National Softball Tournament on May 18, after a 1-0 loss to Northeastern Oklahoma. Chipola suffered a 2-0 loss to Central Arizona earlier on Thursday in the double-elimination tournament.   Chipola finished with an overall 59-9 record this year with a runner-up finish in the FCSAA […]

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Gov. Scott Announces Resignation of Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie ………

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Secretary Tom Delacenserie’s resignation from the Florida Lottery, which will be effective on June 2, 2017. He has served in this role since 2015. Further announcements on agency leadership will be made at a later date. Governor Scott said, “For 17 years, Tom Delacenserie has served our […]

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Weekly Briefing by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi             ……..
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Weekly Briefing by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi ……..

                           Our great state is home to more than 90,000 active duty and reserve military members and more than 1.5 million veterans.   PROTECTING FLORIDIANS | TEXT VERSION | EN ESPAÑOL Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing Our great state is home to more […]

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Obituary for Samuel Edwin Taylor ……..

Samuel Edwin Taylor, age 83 of Chipley, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 18, 2017 at his residence. Ed was born on January 21, 1934 in Jackson County, Florida to William and Mabel Carter Taylor. He was a church member at Wausau Assembly of God and his walk […]

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FHP arrests Bonifay man on four charges ……..

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that on May 13, 2017 at approximately 10:51 a.m. their  Dispatch Center received a complaint in reference to a male subject who was traveling eastbound on State Road 8 (I-10). The complaint indicated that the driver of a pick-up was naked from the waist down and he was actively […]

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Congressman Neal Dunn Announces Congressional App Challenge ………….

National Programming Competition Highlights Importance of STEM Education WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) announced that Florida’s Second District will participate in the third annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) – a programming competition for students in high school and younger. Students, individually or in teams, are tasked with creating, coding, and implementing […]

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