RECORD NUMBER OF CHIPOLA PLAYERS PICKED IN MLB DRAFT       …….
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RECORD NUMBER OF CHIPOLA PLAYERS PICKED IN MLB DRAFT …….

MARIANNA—The hits just keep coming for the National Champion Chipola College Baseball team. Just a week after winning the JUCO World Series, 11 Chipola players were picked in the MLB Draft.     According to an article from Public.Com, four schools – Chipola College, Stanford University, the University of Michigan and the University of Texas […]

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Amtrak Promotes Safety Around Railroad Crossings and Tracks: Be Track Smart This Summer ……….

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is raising awareness about safety in an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities resulting from unsafe behavior by motorists and pedestrians on railroad crossings and tracks as the summer season gets underway. Vehicle-train collisions at highway-rail grade crossings fell 2.4 percent in 2016, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). The number […]

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‘Pasture Management’ classes being offered           …….
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‘Pasture Management’ classes being offered …….

In both Okaloosa and Walton counties.    

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Wiregrass Museum of Art announces plans for Yard Party for Art 2017       …….
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Wiregrass Museum of Art announces plans for Yard Party for Art 2017 …….

Tickets now on sale.  DOTHAN, Alabama – The Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) is pleased to announce that Yard Party for Art, an annual fundraiser for art education, will take place in the museum’s garden on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The evening will feature an energetic lineup of live, original music from regional musicians, interactive art […]

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Governor Rick Scott Signs One Bill Into Law ……….

.ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the following bill into law: CS/CS/SB 590 Child Support and Parenting Time Plans – This bill authorizes the Florida Department of Revenue to establish parenting time plans agreed to by both parents.   To view the transmittal letter, click HERE.

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2016 Panhandle Watermelon Parade Political Retrospective
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2016 Panhandle Watermelon Parade Political Retrospective

The perennial Panhandle Watermelon Festival Parade takes place just a little over a week from now, on Saturday, June 24 in Downtown Chipley, Florida, and with it will come the spectacle of the celebration along with some great people-watching. Mercifully, we are between political cycles and we will not enjoy the plethora of political candidates […]

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GOV. SCOTT SIGNS MAJOR EDUCATION BILL; INCREASES GARDINER SCHOLARSHIPS, TEACHER BONUSES …….

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7069 which provides nearly $419 million to Florida’s K-12 education system, expands teacher bonuses, increases funding for the Gardiner Scholarship for students with unique abilities and ensures Florida’s students can get a great education at the school of their choice. Additionally, during the recent Special Legislative […]

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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Drug Charges ……..

On June 14, 2017, Officer Z. Neitsch of the Chipley Police Department conducted a traffic stop of a silver Ford Ranger on Old Bonifay Road. Ofc. Neitsch contacted the driver in regards to the traffic violation and discovered that the occupant of the vehicle, Susan Martinez, 36, of Chipley, FL had a suspended driver’s license […]

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Washington County, Florida School Board Job Openings
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Washington County, Florida School Board Job Openings

Where are YOU getting information about job openings? See local job openings on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine or listen daily to the FPTC Radio ‘Labor Hotline’  at www.FPTCRadio.com, the voice of Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida. Vernon Elementary School in Vernon, Florida is looking for a Science Teacher.  Must hold a valid Florida […]

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Jimmy Patronis To Be Named Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, According To Sources
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Jimmy Patronis To Be Named Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, According To Sources

It has been reported in Tallahassee that Public Service Commissioner and former State Representative Jimmy Patronis will be named Chief Financial Officer for the State of Florida, replacing outgoing Jeff Atwater, sources close to Governor Rick Scott’s Office told FloridaPolitics.com this week. An announcement is likely the week of June 26 that the Panama City Republican and ally […]

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