Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Proclaims April 2015 National Garden Month …….

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared April National Garden Month. Throughout the month, USDA will celebrate the contributions of home, school and community gardens in providing healthy food for the table; pleasant surroundings and recreational benefits for people; and beneficial habitat for wildlife across the Nation.   “National Garden Month is an opportunity to learn […]

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USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline …..

Producers May Need to Take Action to Remain Eligible for Crop Insurance Premium Support WASHINGTON, D.C.,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA service center by June 1, 2015, […]

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TECHNICIAN SPEAKS AT CHIPOLA …….

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TECHNICIAN SPEAKS AT CHIPOLA …….

David Mims, Assistant Head of Automation for Cirque du Soleil’s Zarkana show at MGM Resorts in Las Vegas, recently visited the Chipola College Theatre program. Mims is a former student of Chipola Technical Theatre Director Connie Smith.   For three days, Mims worked with theatre students in the Center for the Arts. During a Technical […]

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2015 Summer Camp at Science & Discovery Center ……

2015 Summer Camp at Science & Discovery Center ……

Nine Weekly Sessions ! Registration is now open for Summer Camp at SDCNWFL! Visit www.sdcnwfl.org for registration forms. Email Sponsored By: The Constant Contact Cares for Kids program supports youth oriented nonprofit organizations. Learn more about the Cares for Kids program. More than 500,000 small businesses and organizations trust Constant Contact to connect with their […]

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Custom Knife Show April 25th in Blountstown ……

Custom Knife Show April 25th in Blountstown ……

At the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement.  

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FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory Open House April 25th …..

FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory Open House April 25th …..

The FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory will hold its next Open House Event on April 25, 2015 from 10 am to 3 pm. It only happens every other year, so mark your calendars! From tiny tots to the most mature adults and those of us who never quite grew up — there will be something […]

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Millennials: Should We All Be Following Their Lead? ……..

Millennials: Should We All Be Following Their Lead? ……..

42 percent of hiring managers surveyed say they view volunteer experience as equivalent to paid work experience.   by Alison Dorsey, Social Impact Manager At LinkedIn   (NAPSI)—For college sophomore Rutha Nuguse, giving back has always been core to who she is. “Aside from my work experience, including my volunteer experience on my résumé or […]

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Book on Historical Homes on sale at Chipley Library ……

Book on Historical Homes on sale at Chipley Library ……

Books on sale for $30.00 each.  

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Obituary for Carmelita Taylor Felder ……

Carmelita Taylor Felder, 58 0f Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on April 18, 2015 at her home surrounded by loving family. Carmelita was born on November 12, 1956 in Chipley to Mary Crawford Taylor and Alto Taylor. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked as a financial officer for […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 29,000 Jobs in March …..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott has announced that Florida businesses have created 841,100 private-sector jobs since December 2010. In March 2015, 29,400 private-sector jobs were created across Florida. Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate, now at 4.2 percent, has exceeded that of the nation since April 2012. Florida’s unemployment rate for March 2015 was […]

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CHIPOLA’S DR. CLEMMONS IS CITIZEN OF YEAR …….

CHIPOLA’S DR. CLEMMONS IS CITIZEN OF YEAR …….

MARIANNA—Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Senior Vice President of Instruction at Chipola College, was named Jackson County Citizen of the Year at the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on April 9th.   Dr. Clemmons is the chief academic officer for the college with responsibility over all academic and workforce instructional programs. She also oversees the college’s […]

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‘Mercy Revealed’ at New Prospect Baptist Church April 19th ….

Mercy Revealed will be bringing the Sunday morning services at New Prospect Baptist Church on April 19th at 11 a.m.   They will be singing and preaching during this hour. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.   To get to New Prospect, go east on Hwy 90 for about 3 miles. Take a left turn […]

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EPA Seeks Public Comments on Draft EJ 2020 Action Agenda Framework …….

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for public comment on the draft EJ 2020 Action Agenda (EJ 2020) framework, the EPA’s next overarching strategic plan for environmental justice.   EJ 2020 is a strategy to advance environmental justice through EPA’s programs, policies and activities, and will support the cross-agency strategy on making […]

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NATURE PLAY PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM EXPANDS TO REACH MORE FLORIDIANS …….

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Department of Health, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Get Outdoors Florida! are proud to announce the 2015 renewal and expansion of the Nature Play “Prescription” Program. Created in 2014, the program was designed to increase healthy activity for children and their families through access to Florida’s award winning state parks.   […]

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Environmental Stresses and Your Florida ………

Florida lawns are subject to many environmental stresses. These can include nutrient deficiency, salinity and cold temperatures, as well as prolonged exposure to shade, drought or traffic. Environmental stress can best be managed in two ways. A first step is selecting the most stress-tolerant species or cultivar for a given region of the state. (See […]

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USDA Announces Record Number of Organic Producers in U.S. ………..

WASHINGTON  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that the organic industry continues to show remarkable growth domestically and globally, with 19,474 certified organic operations in the United States and a total of 27,814 certified organic operations around the world.   According to data released by the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) National Organic […]

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