Reminder: Atlantic vermilion snapper season will remain open this fall …..

Atlantic vermilion snapper will remain open to recreational harvest this fall in both state and federal waters now that the season closure has been eliminated. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission eliminated the annual Nov. 1 through March 31 closure at the September Commission meeting. The Nov. 1 through March 31 closure in federal […]

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Tobacco Free Florida’s New Weight Management Program Can Assist with Weight Loss While Quitting ….

State is Also Offering New Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy   TALLAHASSEE – Do you want to quit tobacco but you’re concerned about weight gain? The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program’s new expanded resources can help.   As of Sept. 25, participants who enroll in the Florida Quitline phone counseling may access the […]

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Kate Smith Elementary School Honor Roll …..

Honor Roll recipients for the first nine weeks.     A Honor Roll 2nd Grade Gabe Beckley Ethan Berry Shelby Brock Thad Brown Samara Byrd Shaylin Costales Davis Cox Jackson Feulner Sarah Fox Izabel Henderson Cray Holley Ava Johns Carter Kirkland Ryleigh Kunde MaKenzie Locke Alondra Mercado-Rodriguez Gavin O’Neill Lana Otto Owen Page Kasen Pemberton […]

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Florida Farm Bureau Chief Executive is Re-elected …..

Florida Farm Bureau Chief Executive is Re-elected …..

Gainesville, Fla. – John Hoblick, a Volusia County fern grower, was re-elected to a two-year term as president of Florida Farm Bureau on Oct 25. Voting delegates selected him unanimously at the organization’s annual meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach.   “I am honored to have been selected again for this position by our Farm Bureau […]

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Tarpon statewide snagging definition, gear rules in Boca Grande Pass changes effective Nov. 1

Tarpon statewide snagging definition, gear rules in Boca Grande Pass changes effective Nov. 1

Changes that will add language to the current statewide snagging definition for tarpon and modify what types of gear can be used when fishing in Boca Grande Pass will go into effect Nov. 1.   These changes will provide further protection for this iconic fish.   The first part of the adopted changes includes adding […]

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Vernon Council vows there will be a rec department next year and there will be ball …..

Hoping to stop some rampant rumors that Vernon might be without a Recreation Department next year, Vernon Council members led by Tray Hawkins said the department would be fully funded and there would be ball in Vernon next year.   Hawkins, along with council members Tina Sloan and Shawn Sanders, discussed problems within the rec […]

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Terrariums & Herb Gardening takes front stage at KSES …..

Terrariums & Herb Gardening takes front stage at KSES …..

The 2nd Graders at Kate Smith Elementary School were out in the morning sunshine building terrariums on Monday, October 28. Chipley Garden Club had arrived earlier in the day with a wagon loaded down with terrarium building supplies – recycled “terrariums” which once were 2-liter drink bottles, soil, gravel, charcoal, hundreds of plant clippings, dibbles, […]

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Chipley One Stop Career Center November Workshops …..

All workshops start at 2:00 p.m.     CHIPLEY ONE STOP CAREER CENTER November Workshops “All workshops start at 2:00 p.m.” Friday Nov. 1st. Compassion Monday Nov. 4th. Online Job Search Tuesday Nov. 5th. Thriftiness Friday Nov. 8th. Your Personal Safety Monday Nov. 11th. EFM – 10 Steps To A New Job Tuesday Nov. 12th. […]

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Chipola announces AFC Scholars ……

Chipola announces AFC Scholars ……

The Chipola College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) recently awarded nine scholarships to children and grandchildren of college employees.     Scholarship recipients are seated with their sponsors standing, from left: Kaitlyn Kosciw and father Dennis Kosciw, Brooke and Heather Wilson and mother Tammy Neal, Zachary Perkins and grandmother Jayne Roberts. Not […]

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Razoo For Schools Goes High Tech …..

(NAPSI)—Fundraising for your child’s school isn’t just about car washes, candy bars and bake sales anymore.   That’s the word from parents and others who say Parent Teacher Associations—commonly known as PTAs—and other nonprofit organizations are learning to make better use of technology in order to raise money.   For example, there’s a platform that […]

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Obituary for Judy Dolores Boyd …..

Mrs. Judy Dolores Boyd, age 70, of Ebro, Florida passed away October 25, 2013 at her home. She was born July 6, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Robert Boyd Eversole and Doris Ruth Fields Eversole. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Jefferson Boyd; one […]

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Another of Chipley’s old homes go up in smoke ……

Another of Chipley’s old homes go up in smoke ……

The old Campbell home was razed last week to make room for expansion at First Baptist Church in Chipley.          

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GCSC to Hold Educator Preparation Institute Forum ……

~~ Program offers non-traditional route to teaching careers ~~ Panama City, FL – If you ever wanted to become a teacher in your second (or third) career, your chance is now, and you can learn all about the Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) program at Gulf Coast State College on November 5, starting at 5:30 p.m. […]

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BCF Graduate Stars in National Geographic Show ……

BCF Graduate Stars in National Geographic Show ……

When students of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) graduate and launch out into areas of ministry and service, many of them venture into unique vocational ministry positions or proceed to the mission field. Regardless of where the Lord leads them, each and every graduate leaves with a passion to “Change the World Through the […]

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One seriously injured in I10 crash ….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports one person was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash on I-10 around 8 a.m.  Sunday morning.   According to the FHP a 2009 Toyota Camry driven by Toni L. Tyus of Sneads, Florida was westbound on I-10 in the outside lane and struck the right rear of a […]

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CABR celebrate with Chili Cookoff …..

CABR celebrate with Chili Cookoff …..

The Chipola Area Board of REALTORS® (CABR) and Affiliates gathered together the night of October 17th for their annual fall meeting.  This is one of their favorite events of the year and all were looking forward to it.  The event was  held at the Milton Farm in Marianna, thanks to Kathy and Albert Milton as […]

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