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Commissioner Adam Putnam Encourages Floridians to Prepare for 2017 Hurricane Season ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges Floridians to prepare for the 2017 hurricane season.  Expecting weak El Nino conditions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above-average hurricane season.   “Preliminary forecasts point to an active hurricane season this year,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam. “It’s crucial that Floridians plan […]

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Recovers More Than $236,000 for Floridians in May ……….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovered more than $236,000 for Florida consumers during the month of May. Last year, the department recovered nearly $3 million for Florida consumers from moving companies, vehicle repair shops, pawn shops, health studios, telemarketers, sellers of travel and more. During May 2017, the department: *  Recovered […]

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Get prepared this hurricane season ………

~ Floridians are urged to register or update their emergency contacts ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the 2017 hurricane season begins, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) urges every citizen to be prepared for potential emergencies by making a disaster preparedness plan that includes registering or updating their Emergency Contact […]

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Kate M. Smith Elementary School 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll ……..

A-Honor Roll   Student’s Name – followed by Grade Level Broxton, Savannah Elizabeth 02 Collins, Leighton Clark 02 Collins, Titus Luke 02 Corbitt, Kellyn Elizabeth 02 Cruz, Enrique 02 Davis, Branson Reed 02 Deal, Aubrey Kate 02 Downs, Kailey Kay 02 Drummond, Lucas Paul 02 Ewing, Drayden Quillen 02 Franklin, Evan Thomas 02 Hanger, Alexis […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Offering 100% Full Scholarships
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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Offering 100% Full Scholarships

Florida Panhandle Technical College, in Chipley, Florida, is currently offering a full scholarship to several programs with high regional employee demand. The Drafting Program at FPTC has been taught by Tanya Taylor for several years, with outstanding results for students, as well as local employers. Most notably, The Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida […]

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Don’t Pack This Pest          ………..
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Don’t Pack This Pest ………..

(NAPSI)—If you’re moving to a new home this year, watch out for certain stowaways: gypsy moths. These insects are among the most destructive pests of trees and shrubs in America. Gorging themselves on leaves, gypsy moth caterpillars weaken and can kill more than 300 different species of trees. Since 1970, they’ve defoliated more than 75 […]

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Dr. Dunn’s Statement on Paris Climate Accord ………..

Accord a “Bad Deal” for Americans, President Trump Putting America First, Congressman Says WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement in support of President Trump withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Accord: “The Paris agreement breaks faith with the Americans we were elected to represent. The pact demanded that […]

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Obituary for Mattie Lee Cunningham              ……….
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Obituary for Mattie Lee Cunningham ……….

Mattie Lee Cunningham, 65 of Boston, MA and a native of Chipley, FL, went home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017.   She was born on January 21, 1952 to the late Mr. Leotha and Mrs. Mattie Mae Floyd in Yalaha, Florida. She was a member of the Orange Hill Baptist Church […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Offers EVOC Training for Agency Instructors
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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Offers EVOC Training for Agency Instructors

The Florida Panhandle Technical College Public Safety Department recently partnered with the Florida Department of Corrections to conduct an Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (EVOC) for Instructors from the region. The course tasked the instructors with the ability to train other officers in emergency driving, including dealing with various obstacles, emergency evasive maneuvers, forward and […]

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Gov. Scott: Floridians Need to be Ready for Hurricane Season        ………..
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Gov. Scott: Floridians Need to be Ready for Hurricane Season ………..

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Tomorrow   To view the video, click HERE.   MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly along with federal, state and local emergency response officials at the National Hurricane Center in Miami to kick off the 2017 hurricane season. Governor Scott also […]

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