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GOV. SCOTT: FOUR NEW INDIVIDUALS WITH ZIKA IN MIAMI – CONGRESS MUST COME BACK TO WORK …..

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified four additional people in Florida with the Zika virus who likely contracted it through a mosquito bite. This brings the total number of people with locally transmitted Zika to 21. DOH still believes active transmissions are only taking place within the […]

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Council votes to pay First Baptist Church $30,000 an acre for three acres for new water well site       …….
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Council votes to pay First Baptist Church $30,000 an acre for three acres for new water well site …….

Chipley Council hears complaints about flooding from local residents.   by Kathy Foster   Chipley Police Department representative Scott Thompson was on hand at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Chipley City Council to present Life Saving awards to Tara Dockery, George Dockery and Ashley Collins.   Thompson said the threesome came to the assistance of […]

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Interview with Greg Hutching, Director of Public Safety Program at Florida Panhandle Technical College
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Interview with Greg Hutching, Director of Public Safety Program at Florida Panhandle Technical College

Interview with Greg Hutching, Director of the Public Safety Program at Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and listen to this and other interviews at FPTC Radio, a service of Florida […]

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Obituary for Isaac Layne Erickson ……..

Baby Isaac Layne Erickson passed from this life on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Isaac is the son of Clint Matthew Erickson and Misty (Cleveland) Erickson of Bonifay, FL, Paternal Grandparents, Mark and Miriam Erickson of Bonifay, FL, Maternal Grandparents, Gene Hand of Wausau, FL and Jessie Matthews of Chipley, FL, one brother, Tyler Erickson, two […]

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Washington County School Board approves agenda items ……..

by Kathy Foster   Meeting in three separate sessions Monday afternoon, the Washington County School Board took the following actions:    During their 4 p.m. Workshop on employee health insurance board members once again discussed potential changes on tap for the program.  The primary bone of dissension is the proposed cost increase facing retirees if […]

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New regs coming from US Food & Drug Administration on medicated feed products ……

Beginning January 1, 2017 new regulations from the US Food and Drug Administration will go into effect that will make it much more difficult to purchase many medicated feed products that are commonly used in cattle production. As part of an effort to inform local cattlemen of the upcoming changes Orange Hill Express Inc. is […]

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Commissioner Adam Putnam Promotes Back-to-School Meal Apps …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Meeting children’s dietary needs is a key component in helping them achieve academic success, and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages students and parents to visit FreshFromFlorida.com to find the app that is available for their meal choices. The apps provide detailed information by specific school on the food choices available, so […]

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CHIPOLA BSU HOLDS SUPPLY DRIVE FOR ANCHORAGE CHILDREN’S HOME       ……..
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CHIPOLA BSU HOLDS SUPPLY DRIVE FOR ANCHORAGE CHILDREN’S HOME ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Black Student Union recently held a supply drive for the Anchorage Children’s Home. Students collected donations of school supplies and personal hygiene items at the college and at the Marianna Wal-Mart. BSU collected a total of 237 school supply items for foster children. Clothing items and shoes were also donated by college […]

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Service Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Florida        …….
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Service Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Florida …….

This month, Volunteer Florida is proud to highlight Catholic Charities of Florida! When the State of Florida is impacted by disasters or emergencies, volunteers from Catholic Charities of Florida are on the ground quickly to provide immediate relief and facilitate long term recovery. The organization’s mission is to empower Floridians of all backgrounds to prepare […]

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Three Simple Ways To Aid Pollinators       …….
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Three Simple Ways To Aid Pollinators …….

(NAPSI)—Here’s the buzz on an important aspect of helping our environment. Pollinator health can sometimes seem as complex as a beehive with the multiple challenges bees face. Pests, pathogens, diseases, climate change, improper use of pesticides and habitat loss are just a few. However, protecting pollinator health is something with which everyone can help. For […]

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