BCF Named One of the Best Online Collegesfor Christian Counseling ……..

BCF Named One of the Best Online Collegesfor Christian Counseling ……..

Recently, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville was honored for excellence in the field of Christian counseling with specific emphasis on BCF’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. BCF was named one of the best online bachelor’s degree programs focusing on Christian counseling by BestColleges.com for 2017!   According to BestColleges.com, the National […]

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Obituary for Garry Morris ……..

Garry Morris, age 47 of Panama City Beach, FL passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from a tragic automobile accident. He was born in Dothan, Alabama on April 9, 1969 to Richard and Brenda Morris. Garry was a 1987 graduate of Graceville High School and pursued a career in the U. S. Navy Reserve. He […]

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Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …….

Attorney General Bondi’s Weekly Briefing …….

Law enforcement officers stand in harm’s way every day to protect us.   FWC Officer Jason Hutchinson, FDACS Officer Christopher Ayala, the North Miami Police Department’s Officer Niel Johnson, Investigator Jayson Paul with Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Jason Newlin with the State Attorney’s Office for the Second Judicial Circuit, FHP Lieutenant Channing Taylor, FWC […]

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ROTARY GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS CHIPOLA FOUNDATION …….

ROTARY GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS CHIPOLA FOUNDATION …….

MARIANNA–The Marianna Rotary Club recently presented a check for $7,000 to the Chipola College Foundation to support scholarships.   The money was raised during the second annual Bill Hopkins Memorial Golf Classic. The Rotary Club would like to thank all who played, sponsored or volunteered at the tournament. The tournament helps the Rotary Club continue […]

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Featured ‘Wildflower’ from the Florida Wildflower Foundation

Featured ‘Wildflower’ from the Florida Wildflower Foundation

Blue butterwort   This is the only really blue butterwort in Florida and it is considered threatened in the state.   The flower is one of the larger butterwort blossoms, and the blue lines in the petals are particularly striking. It also has an enlarged palate, which is the furry looking part in the middle […]

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CHIPOLA HOMECOMING COURT ……….

CHIPOLA HOMECOMING COURT ……….

Maddy Christmas was crowned Chipola College Homecoming Queen, and Teon Long was crowned Mr. Chipola 2017 on Feb. 18. Members of the Homecoming Court are, from left: freshman Anna Hassig of Blountstown, sophomore Chessa Goodman of Blountstown, freshman Dakota Baggett of Sneads, 2016 Queen Olivia Saunders of Chipley, 2017 Queen Maddy Christmas of Marianna, sophomore […]

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Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Partners with Chipola College to host Chipola District Education Summit ……..

MARIANNA – The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will be using its March Power Lunch to host the Chipola District Education Summit in partnership with Chipola College. The event will be held Tuesday, March 14th, at the Rivertown Community Church, 4534 Lafayette Street, Marianna. Networking and food service begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by the […]

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CHIPOLA’S LIPFORD PUBLISHED ……..

MARIANNA—Dr. Karen Lipford, Dean of the Chipola College School of Health Sciences, was recently published in the February 2017 issue of OJNI (Online Journal of Nursing Informatics).   The article, “Needs Assessment of an Electronic Health Record at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital,” was part of Dr. Lipford’s Doctorate in Nursing Practice program. She conducted a […]

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News from the Cultural Arts Alliance …….

News from the Cultural Arts Alliance …….

ArtsQuest Artist Application Deadline Next Week & More!Travel     Art News You Need To Know TOM LYNCH’S “WATERCOLOR SECRETS REVEALED” WORKSHOP Tom Lynch has been selected by American Artist Magazine as one of the “top 20” teachers in the nation. His workshops are very organized classes that include lesson exercises and plenty of individual attention. In […]

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Florida Saves Week starts Monday — how much do you have put away? ……..

Florida may be the sunshine state, but more Floridians should start saving for a rainy day, says a researcher with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. “Without an emergency fund, unexpected financial shocks might lead to a financial storm and a vicious cycle,” said Jorge Ruiz-Menjivar, assistant professor of consumer economics […]

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NUTRITION NEWS AND NOTES ………

NUTRITION NEWS AND NOTES ………

Paint Your Plate Purple (With Produce)   (NAPSI)—Mealtime’s about to get a lot more colorful. Registered dietitians and other health professionals recommend eating fruits and vegetables in a wide variety of colors. Why? It’s not just to make your plate pop. A colorful diet helps ensure you’re getting the broadest possible range of vitamins, minerals […]

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Bring AmeriCorps to Your Community! …….

2017-2018 AmeriCorps RFP Announced Volunteer Florida is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 AmeriCorps formula funding RFP. This funding opportunity is now available on the Volunteer Florida website. Applications for funding are due April 6, 2017. Each year, over 1,300 individuals in Florida and more than 80,000 across the United States, meet critical community needs through […]

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Obituary for Margaret W. Carr ……..

Margaret W. Carr, age 74, passed from this life Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.   She was born in Carrabelle, FL on October 4, 1942 to William Henry and Mattie “Dewitt” Watson.   Margaret worked for Washington County School Board as a bus driver and had the same route for […]

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Obituary for Daniel Eugene Walters ……..

Daniel Eugene Walters, age 51 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on February 24, 2017 at his residence. Eugene was born on January 7, 1966 in Bay County, Florida to Daniel Howard and Betty Jane (Nelloms) Walters. He was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator […]

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From the White House: President Trump Addresses CPAC, Major Outlets Excluded From White House Press Gaggle ……..

Happy Friday – well not so happy for the First Amendment. White House Blocks Major Outlets From Gaggle Today, White House staffers blocked journalists representing The New York Times, Politico, CNN and The Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed and The Hill among others, from attending an off camera press gaggle. Time and the Associated Press did not attend […]

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Two arrested on variety of charges ……..

Two arrested on variety of charges ……..

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two people suspected of theft.   Arrested were:   Christopher Crunkelton, 34 years of age of Bunyon Drive Chipley.  Charges: Felony Theft, Dealing in Stolen Property, Driving While License Suspended, and Habitual Offender Felony   Patricia Stevenson, 38 years of age of 8th Street Chipley.  Charges: Felony […]

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