‘Sweet Potato Pie’ to open Chipola Artist Series …..

The Chipola College Artist Series opens Thursday, Aug. 29, with Sweet Potato Pie, performing Americana, Bluegrass, Country and Gospel music.   The group has created a new musical style called “sweetgrass,” which includes elements of country, classical, blues and bluegrass.   Single event tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for children under 18, with special […]

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Washington and Holmes County Transportation Schedule ….

Washington and Holmes County Transportation Schedule ….

Tri-County Community Council, Inc. has issued their out-of-town transportation schedule :    

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Goodwill – Chipley Career Training Center class schedule …..

Goodwill – Chipley Career Training Center class schedule …..

Classes are held at the  Employment Spec/Lab located at 1301 Main Street in Chipley.  

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Gulf recreational snook harvest to reopen Sept. 1 ….

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reviewed and discussed the current status of snook populations in Gulf and Atlantic waters at its June 12 meeting in Lakeland before deciding to allow the recreational harvest of Gulf of Mexico snook to reopen this September.   The harvest of snook in Gulf of Mexico state […]

An “Eye-Opening” Shift In Classroom Learning …..

An “Eye-Opening” Shift In Classroom Learning …..

(NAPSI)—Computers and Smart Boards are a common staple in today’s classrooms, and with programs like “bring your own device” to school, smartphones and tablets are also seeing increased use in schools. The use of technology both in and out of the classroom has many benefits for students, but it can also take a toll on […]

FWC Snake Watch …..

Courtesy of WZEP Radio 1460     SSSSSSsssssss There you are! Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists are asking the public to report sightings of three rare snake species: Florida pine snake, southern hognose snake and short-tailed snake. Citizens can help with research on these species by reporting sightings online.   Kevin Enge, […]

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FLORIDA RANKED 12th HEALTHIEST WEIGHT IN NATION …..

~Healthiest Weight Florida initiative gaining momentum ~   TALLAHASSEE – Healthiest Weight Florida was launched in January 2013 by the Florida Department of Health in response to Florida’s number one threat to public health – the challenge of weight. The initiative is gaining momentum and Florida now has the 12th healthiest weight in the nation, […]

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Art Show of re-purposed theatre sets to open at Chipola ….

Artist and woodworker Ethan Sawyer is taking used scenery material from Chipola College’s last theatre season and creating an inspired art collection.   The opening for Ethan Sawyer’s “After the Fly Loft,” is Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m., in the Chipola Center for the Arts Gallery. The opening is planned in conjunction with the […]

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Message from Senator Bill Nelson ….

Message from Senator Bill Nelson ….

  If you want to send a message to Sen. Nelson, please click here If you don’t want to receive future messages, click here Dear Friends, Right now, there are two communities in Florida, on opposite sides of the state, both of which are currently struggling to save the main bodies of water in their area that […]

By August 25, 2013 Read More →

My Kitchen Cure: How I Cooked My Way Out Of Chronic Autoimmune Disease And Prevented Cancer With Whole Foods And Healing Recipes

Deerfield Beach, FL  –  In her newest book, My Kitchen Cure: How I Cooked My Way Out of Chronic Autoimmune Disease and Prevented Cancer with Whole Foods and Healing Recipes (MeeLee Publishing – June 2013), Mee Tracy McCormick chronicles her journey from near death to a vital, healthy woman with two children, husband and a […]

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Asthma, Diabetes And Other Health Conditions Increase Flu Risks …..

Asthma, Diabetes And Other Health Conditions Increase Flu Risks …..

(NAPSI)—The CDC urges the millions of Americans with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, stroke, or heart or lung disease to get a flu vaccine. A chronic health condition, even if it’s well managed, increases a person’s risk of serious illness from the flu. This could result in a sudden and costly trip to […]

Report from the Washington County Office of Emergency Management ….. Rain chances lessen …..

Report from the Washington County Office of Emergency Management ….. Rain chances lessen …..

The National Weather Service is reporting that weather conditions in Washington County are expected to progressively improve.   On Saturday, August 24 there is a chance of scattered afternoon thunderstorms. On Sunday, August 25, conditions will slowly improve with a chance of isolated afternoon thunderstorms. On Monday, August 26, drier air will finally begin to […]

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CRA gearing up for more downtown Chipley improvements …..

By Kathy Foster     Chipley’s Redevelopment Agency (CRA) members made it clear at their Aug. 22nd meeting they are interested in making  grant funds available to property owners in the downtown business area to correct electrical problems within their buildings.  Currently looking at $5,000 to $6,000 special grants, members indicated property owners would have […]

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Chipley P&Z approves manufactured home on Bennett Drive ….

Chipley P&Z approves manufactured home on Bennett Drive ….

Unit has been on site for several months  ….   by John V. Foster   The Chipley Planning Commission met Thursday, Aug. 22nd to consider an application for a manufactured home to be placed on a lot at 618 Bennett Drive. The owner, Gwuan Reed, had moved the manufactured home onto his property at 618 […]

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Gulf Coast State College Commits to Support Veterans …..

~ GCSC joins national initiative to improve access, affordability and success for veterans and their families ~ Panama City, FL – On August 12, Gulf Coast State College signed on to the “8 Keys to Facilitating Veterans’ Success on Campus,” a national initiative to promote veteran-friendly policies at colleges and universities. The College will participate […]

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Chipola employees awarded for service ….

Chipola employees awarded for service ….

Employees of Chipola College were recognized for years of service during the first staff meeting of the school year on August 12. Employees were awarded certificates in five-year increments. The following were recognized:     Five years: Darrell Brooks, Donna Chandler, Dr. Steve Givens, Louy Harris, Stacey Hinson, Shawn Keihn, Kelly Lanier, Elissa Severson, Richard […]

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