(NAPSI)—Millions of Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus and many of them do not know it. In fact, it is possible for someone to have hepatitis C without showing any symptoms for decades while the infection silently causes damage to the liver. Hepatitis C can be effectively treated but it has to be […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II issued the following statement today after supporting House passage of a series of bipartisan bills aimed at combating human trafficking: “I applaud the House for coming together in a strong bipartisan fashion to help address the growing threat of human trafficking. As the father of four […]
The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) Wellness Center in Graceville was filled to capacity on Friday, May 16, as friends and family gathered to celebrate the accomplishment and hard work of sixty-five seniors earning their degrees. Donned in black caps and flowing gowns waiting patiently before moving their tassels from the right side to the […]
In the photo above (l-r) Martha Compton, Secretary of WHTC Foundation, Inc., accepts donation from Wendy White, Financial Manager, Chipley Branch, First Federal Bank of Florida.
There was a full house for the Muskogee History Seminar hosted last Saturday at the Chipley Library. Presenters covered such topics as how the Muskogee Indians survived in this area after the Removal, aspects of their daily living, geneaolgy, along with the various treaties of the Muskogees. For more information on the Tribe […]
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health advises residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever, a viral mosquito borne disease that has made its way to the Caribbean countries from Africa, Asia and islands in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific. Travelers to these countries could carry the virus back to the United […]
Vernon Middle School is saddened by our loss of three wonderful colleagues who will be retiring at the end the 2013-2014 School Year, but we are even more excited for them as they embark on the long awaited and much deserved new journey for their lives. Susan Baldry (Secretary/Bookkeeper at VMS), Glenda Redmon (Paraprofessional […]
(NAPSI)—Across the U.S., more than 5 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease every day and more than 15 million Americans are their caregivers. On June 21st, the longest day of the year, everyone can show those facing Alzheimer’s that they are not alone. Here’s How The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset challenge to […]
Malvin Donald Corbin, 63 of Chipley, Florida, passed from this life on May 18, 2014. Malvin was born December 25, 1950 in Apalachicola, Florida to Clarence and Ida (Morris) Corbin. He was a 1969 graduate of Cottondale High School and served in the United States Army. He owned and operated M&L Produce as well […]
Robert S. Duerbeck, 88 of Sunny Hills, passed from this life on May 18, 2014 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. Robert was born December 29, 1925 in Long Island, New York to George and Mae (Walsh) Duerbeck. He served in the United States Army and was of the Catholic faith. He had lived in […]
Mr. Jose Antonio Baez, age 62, of Westville, Florida passed away May 17, 2014. Memorialization will be by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorial service will be held at a later date.
~Local, State and Federal Partners Join in Annual Preparedness Exercise~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today marked the start of the 2014 Florida Statewide Hurricane Exercise, which runs through Thursday, May 23 at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. The State Emergency Response Team (SERT) annual exercise tests Florida’s emergency plans and procedures for a […]
Hi; He stands like a stately wall flower – conspicuous yet not intruding into what is going on in the room. He exudes a quiet, yet authoritative presence. He has been part of the family for many years. His unassuming position has granted him an unparalleled view of the comings and goings of the family […]
~Patient discharged from the hospital~ Tallahassee – The first patient in Florida with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection has been discharged from the hospital in Orange County. The patient has now tested negative for MERS-CoV and has recovered from the virus. All health care workers and household contacts who had contact with […]
On Wednesday, May 14th, VES held their annual third grade spelling bee. Congratulations to our winners! Pictured… 1st place – Trinity Cooke 2nd place – Toby Forehand 3rd place – Chevin Gilpin
The county with the poorest employment in Northwest Florida is Washington County.