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Governor Rick Scott Attends L-8 FEB Ribbon Cutting Ceremony        ……..
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Governor Rick Scott Attends L-8 FEB Ribbon Cutting Ceremony ……..

To continue protecting Florida’s world-class beaches, award-winning and nationally acclaimed state parks, renowned springs and iconic Everglades, Governor Scott’s Securing Florida’s Future budget proposes more than $3.8 billion, including a record $355 million for the following Everglades restoration-related projects: $32 million in recurring state funding that is part of the Governor’s $880 million Everglades water […]

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Mondays with Pete: November 20, 2017

Good day; He stands in the door of the grocery store looking down at a two-column list on a piece of crumpled notebook paper. He sighs, shrugs his shoulders and moves out of the entrance door to try to figure out how he going to tackle the task without having to back-track through the store. […]

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October Unemployment 2017 …….

 Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in October 2017, down 0.2 percentage point from September 2017, and down 1.3 percentage points from a year ago.  There were 369,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 10,117,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in October. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was […]

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Real Florida Magazine Interview with Melisa Reddick of Chipola Healthy Start- Automobile Child Safety Seats and Installation
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Real Florida Magazine Interview with Melisa Reddick of Chipola Healthy Start- Automobile Child Safety Seats and Installation

Real Florida Magazine sat down with Melisa Reddick, with Chipola Healthy Start, in downtown Chipley, Florida on Thursday, November 16, 2017, to discuss child safety auto seats and proper installation. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.  See more video clips, photos and interviews at Real Florida Magazine […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Graduates Inaugural Drone Program, Secures 100% FAA Certification
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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Graduates Inaugural Drone Program, Secures 100% FAA Certification

Florida Panhandle Technical College in Downtown Chipley, Florida recently enjoyed an opportunity to mark a milestone in the progression of educational services provided by the school, as the Inaugural Drone Program graduated with honors. In addition, all members of the 2017 FPTC Drone Program, prepared by Brandon Stevenson, Bryan Lee and Martha Compton, achieved FAA […]

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Florida Department of Health says practice food safety ……

The holidays are around the corner, and the Florida Department of Health is encouraging Floridians to practice food hygiene handling skills to keep food safe. Bacteria are fast multiplying single cellular organism that poses a threat to our health. Many cases of reported foodborne illnesses are caused by bacteria or their toxic by-products.   One […]

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Carol Rudd still working to close three polling places           …….
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Carol Rudd still working to close three polling places …….

Washington County currently has 16 voting  locations. These are also known as polling  places.   The proposal being put forth by Washington County Supervisor of  Elections Carol Rudd would be to reduce that number by at least three. She says her office has taken many things into consideration before recently making the recommendation to the Washington […]

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Washington County Sheriff Crews offering training for Church Security Program …….

In light of the recent attacks against church congregations, Sheriff Crews has elected to implement a Church Security Training Program that will be available to local Washington County churches. WCSO is currently structuring a program that will allow deputies to come into the church, evaluate the premises, and then hold a seminar to educate church […]

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FREE! GED/High School Diploma Classes at the Florida Panhandle Technical College ……..

Classes offered in Chipley, Bonifay, and Online   The Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley offers free adult education classes leading to a high school diploma from the Florida Department of Education.   Classes are taught by certified instructors Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm in Chipley and Bonifay. There is also […]

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Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend set for Jan. 26-27, 2018        ……
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Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend set for Jan. 26-27, 2018 ……

MARIANNA—Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the 11th Annual Baseball Alumni Weekend Jan. 26-27, 2018. Parents and families of current and former players are invited to attend.   The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great […]

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