Chipley Tractor Supply Hosting Pet Event …….

Chipley Tractor Supply Hosting Pet Event …….

Purina Days Supports Adoptions, Local Animal Groups   Tractor Supply Company in Chipley at 1610 Main Street is hosting a pet event Saturday, May 30 to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday, May 27 to Sunday, May 31.   All Purina Days […]

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Support Network Helps ………

Support Network Helps ………

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is ever among the nearly 2 million Americans who have a heart attack, a stroke or are diagnosed with heart disease every year, the key to recovery could come from a surprising source. Research suggests that having a support network—for the patient and the caregiver—can be vital. That’s […]

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Senior Corps volunteers mark milestone …….

Senior Corps volunteers mark milestone …….

More than 270,000 volunteers ages 55 and older are serving through Senior Corps’ three programs—Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and RSVP.     For more than four decades, Senior Corps volunteers have used their talents, skills, and experience to meet community needs. And today, This week, we celebrated the impact of Senior Corps volunteers all across […]

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Obituary for Ernest Elwood Pippin ……

Mr. Ernest Elwood Pippin, age 70, of Bonifay, Florida passed away May 16, 2015 at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. He was born July 18, 1944 in Vernon, Florida to the late Joe Lee and Tina Cook Pippin. Mr. Pippin is survived by his wife, Jessie A. Matthews of Bonifay, FL; a son, Ernest Pippin […]

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Washington County commissioners express concern over safety at county annex …….

Washington County Clerk Lora Bell approached the Board of County Commissioners Wednesday about security at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.   by Kathy Foster   In a letter to commissioners Bell expressed her concern over security in the east wing of the annex stating,  “We have visitors in these offices on a […]

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Woman catches state-record freshwater flier fish ……..

Twila Gates, from Marianna, established a new Florida freshwater fishing record with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) this month. Her catch of a 1-pound, 5.6-ounce (1.35 pounds) flier on May 9 from a Jackson County pond beat the old record of 1.24 pounds. It had a total length of 12 inches and […]

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Commissioner Putnam’s Department Uncovers 103 “Skimmers” at Florida Gas Pumps, Partners with Industry to Raise Awareness …….

ORLANDO, Fla.—Over the past three months, inspectors with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have swept through Florida checking gas station pumps for “skimmers,” devices that people illegally place on pumps in order to capture consumers’ credit or debit card information.   Commissioner Adam H. Putnam has announced that his department has uncovered 103 […]

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Florida Poised to be the Nation’s Next High-Tech Hub ……..

Re-sending to correct the smart sensor industry’s projected growth to $80 Billion.   Tallahassee, Fla. – A Central Florida technology research center could help launch the state’s high-tech manufacturing industry and ignite economic growth, says Florida TaxWatch, an independent fiscal watchdog group. The development of the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (FAMRC) through the International Consortium […]

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District-funded project improves water quality in St. Andrew Bay ……

District-funded project improves water quality in St. Andrew Bay ……

HAVANA – The city of Panama City recently completed a project that will improve the quality of water in St. Andrew Bay. Using a nearly $1 million grant from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, the city installed 15 pollutant separators in an ongoing effort to improve the water quality in the bay. “Protecting and […]

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Expert Advice on Enticing Kids to Eat Their Fruits and Vegetables …….

Expert Advice on Enticing Kids to Eat Their Fruits and Vegetables …….

(NAPSI)—As many parents know, kids can be picky eaters. And according to a recent study, moms are concerned that their kids aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables. “We found that moms understand the health benefits of fruits and vegetables but struggle to get their family to eat them,” said Elizabeth Pivonka, Ph.D., RD, president and […]

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Letter to Editor from Karen Schoen ……

AMERICANS: One can not be indoctrinated into something – unless the ENTIRE BELIEF SYSTEM is changed to eliminate freedom, liberty and individual ownership.  To Transform means to Destroy and Change. When I taught school, I taught a class in eighth grade called Capitalism vs. Communism, where we made comparison charts, did role-playing, and had discussions […]

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CORRECTION CLASSES NOW FORMING AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE …….

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Center will offer a daytime Corrections class. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 7:30 – 4:30 P.M. The new Corrections class will start Tuesday June 9, 2015. Dateline for application will be June 4, 2015.   Completion of this program prepares candidates to take the State Board Examination […]

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Breakthrough Device Relieves Restless Legs Syndrome, Allowing Patients To Get The Sleep They Need ………

Breakthrough Device Relieves Restless Legs Syndrome, Allowing Patients To Get The Sleep They Need ………

(NAPSI)—A nationwide campaign is aimed at helping the millions of Americans who aren’t getting enough “shut-eye.” It’s a serious problem: Besides experiencing physical fatigue and emotional stress, sleep-deprived people face increased risks for heart and kidney disease, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. Among those who may suffer the most are the estimated 12 million […]

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Freeport Dog Fighting ……..

Freeport Dog Fighting ……..

Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the ASPCA Remove Dogs From Freeport Dog Fighting Ring   Courtesy of WZEP Radio   Walton County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) are collecting evidence seizing 7 dogs Wednesday morning from a property in Walton County, Fla. […]

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize Nearly $1.2M in Drugs ………

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three Mexican nationals and five U.S. citizens connected to separate smuggling attempts during the past five days at the Port of Nogales. Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred Manuel Antonio Martinez-Cordova,CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing seized more than 15 pounds of cocaine from within […]

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‘Calling All Superheros’ to Washington County libraries in June …..

‘Calling All Superheros’ to Washington County libraries in June …..

Fun reading programs at the Chipley Library,  Wausau Library and Country Oaks Literacy Center.  

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