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Two injured in Jackson County crash ……….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that Cottondale, Florida residents Alvah Williams and Jereomy Grimsley were injured in a two-car crash on the Kynesville Highway Monday night in Jackson County.   According to the FHP, Williams was driving 2006 Buick Terraza westbound on CR 276 and Grimsley was driving a Chevrolet SUV northbound on US 231  […]

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DHSMV partners with Nissan/Infiniti regarding urgent airbag safety recalls ………

~ Owners of certain 2001-2006 Nissan/INFINITI models urged to act on FREE repairs of potentially deadly airbag inflators ~     TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has partnered with Nissan/INFINITI to urge Floridians owning certain 2001-2006 model year Nissan and INFINITI vehicles to immediately respond to an urgent recall notice. […]

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2017-18 FPTC Employees of the Year announced ………

 Support Personnel of the Year – Bandi Carroll    Rookie Teacher of the Year – Shanda Bruner   Teacher of the Year – Melissa Watford   Congratulations to these outstanding educators.

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An Easily Preventable Tree Planting Problem         …………
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An Easily Preventable Tree Planting Problem …………

Beth Bolles – bbolles@ufl.edu Horticulture Agent, Escambia County   Trees are a landscape asset for many homeowners. When a new tree is installed in our landscapes, we can’t wait for it to mature to provide shade or landscape interest.  The heartbreak for many homeowners comes when this important part of their landscape, begins to decline five […]

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How to take control of your health              ……….
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How to take control of your health ……….

How to Take Control of Your Health News and Expert Advice from the UC Berkeley, School of Public Health The Wellness Letter With the Wellness Letter, you’ll benefit from the expertise of the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley—as well as other top researchers, doctors, and wellness experts from around the world. […]

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Your Money And Your Health: When It Comes To Probiotics, Less Is More       ………..
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Your Money And Your Health: When It Comes To Probiotics, Less Is More ………..

(NAPSI)-Though too small to see, probiotics can be a big deal when it comes to your health—and in some cases to your wealth, as well. What Are Probiotics? According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), they’re live microorganisms that help your body function. For example, the bacteria normally in your intestine help you digest […]

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Mondays with Pete: November 6, 2017

A Somber Good day; Yesterday was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. But, yet, it was all over the news yesterday and this morning – A church shooting in a small town outside San Antonio, Texas. 26 dead and as many injured. I was glued to the TV this morning to get […]

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Chipley, Florida Police Chief Scott Thompson Holds Gun Safety/Firearms Training Courses For Florida Concealed Carry Permit
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Chipley, Florida Police Chief Scott Thompson Holds Gun Safety/Firearms Training Courses For Florida Concealed Carry Permit

‘If people are going to carry firearms, we want to make sure that they are safe doing so’, said Chipley, Florida Police Chief Scott Thompson on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the second of two recent Gun Safety classes sponsored by Thompson and his department. When the State of Florida started to allow individual County […]

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A Career in 5 months! Hemodialysis Technicians – Saving lives every day        ……….
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A Career in 5 months! Hemodialysis Technicians – Saving lives every day ……….

The Hemodialysis Technician program at the Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley is a 5-month program of study that leads to a well-paying career locally or across the nation. Average salary for the panhandle region is $35,300.   Kidney dialysis makes the difference between life and death for those who suffer from kidney failure. Hemodialysis […]

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Florida Cottage Food Law Update ……..

Distributed by UF/IFAS   Under the Cottage Food Law in the state of Florida, individuals can sell certain foods they produce in unlicensed home kitchens, if the food has a low risk of foodborne illness, as outlined in Section 500.80 of the Florida Statutes. These food products must be sold within Florida, they cannot be […]

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