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‘Play Big’ Opens in Marianna, Florida With Second Northwest Florida Location
By November 17, 2017 Read More →

‘Play Big’ Opens in Marianna, Florida With Second Northwest Florida Location

The Grand Opening was held for ‘Play Big’, a therapy and learning center in Marianna, Florida, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, as seen in these photos by Debbie Goulding for Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. ‘Real Florida Magazine’ was invited to attend the event and experience the therapy center, […]

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Chipola Indians 6-0 on the year …….

MARIANNA— The Chipola men’s team (6-0) are the number two team in the FCSAA State Poll.   Chipola beat Southern Shreveport 84-60 on Nov. 14. Brandon Mahan led Chipola with 16 points. Keishawn Brewton added 14 points and Pape Diop scored 10. Chipola trounced Baton Rouge Community College 93-70 on Nov. 13. Yuat Alok led […]

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Spires appointed to FAMU Advisory Board        …..
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Spires appointed to FAMU Advisory Board …..

Dr. Willie Spires, Dean of Chipola College’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, has been appointed to Florida A & M University’s Agribusiness Program Advisory Board. Agribusiness is part of FAMU’s College of Agriculture and Food Sciences.

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24-7 Ministry to Women, Inc. Moves Forward …….

At its recent meeting the Board of Directors of the 24-7 Ministry to Women, Inc. voted to invite five new members to its board with the orientation and reorganization meeting to occur in January 2018.   Members who have previously served as directors include Jean Tippit, Linda Booth, Juanita Wilson, Gretchen Tindell, Velma Sasnett and […]

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Delta Theta educators reminded about Arc ……..

At its meeting on November 14, 2017, the Finance Committee of the Delta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, presented a program regarding the Arc center in Chipley that serves both Washington and Holmes Counties. Director, Sandy Pritchard, shared  that the mission of the Arc of Washington-Holmes Counties is to focus on […]

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Tips for Eating Healthy During Thanksgiving        ………..
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Tips for Eating Healthy During Thanksgiving ………..

Can you believe, the average American eats an astounding 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat during a traditional Thanksgiving meal? That’s more than two times the calories and three times the amount of fat an adult should eat in one day. And that is just one meal – not to mention all the leftovers. […]

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Information from Elder Care Services           ……..
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Information from Elder Care Services ……..

 News and opportunities for you. Giving Thanks for Oktoberfest Support Elder Care Services CEO Mark Baldino flanked by long time friend and supporter Susan Dunbar, new board member Anita Favors-Thompson, and Anne Hodges in the background Amidst a packed weekend of local activities, Tallahassee’s annual Oktoberfest returned in its 19th year with much fanfare and an […]

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STAYING FIT:  Surprising Perks Of Your Medicare Plan       ……..
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STAYING FIT: Surprising Perks Of Your Medicare Plan ……..

(NAPSI)—With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, the number of people eligible for Medicare is growing rapidly. Medicare Open Enrollment runs through Dec. 7, a time when millions of people are evaluating their health plan options to ensure their coverage meets their retirement lifestyle. When looking at Medicare plans, people check to […]

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By November 16, 2017 Read More →

Historic Tax Reform Passes the House ……..

Dunn: Tax Cuts Will Supercharge Our Economy WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) praised the tax reform legislation passed by the House today, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation cuts taxes for individuals, families, and businesses, which in turn will strengthen the economy and create more jobs. “This legislation cuts taxes and […]

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By November 16, 2017 Read More →

Washington County, Florida Addresses Orange Hill Road Bridge Closure ……….

Washington County, Florida Commission Chairman Tray Hawkins issued an update statement on Thursday, November 16 at 11AM CST, concerning the closing of Orange Hill Road bridge at Gilbert’s Mill Road. ‘After careful consideration, along with conferences with County personnel and Florida Department of Transportation officials, Washington County has opted to close only one lane of […]

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