FWC seeking Citizen Scientists ……..

FWC seeking Citizen Scientists ……..

Help expand our knowledge of what is happening with Florida’s fish and wildlife by getting involved as a citizen scientist and assisting the FWC with research and management efforts.     There are plenty of opportunities to help out and you are not required to be a biologist or have special training. Just share what […]

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EPA’s National Lakes Assessment Finds Nutrient Pollution is Widespread in Lakes …….

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the results of a national assessment showing that nutrient pollution is widespread in the nation’s lakes, with 4 in 10 lakes suffering from too much nitrogen and phosphorus.   Excess nutrients can cause algae blooms, lower oxygen levels, degraded habitat for fish and other life, and […]

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Please Your Palate With Produce All Year Long …….

Please Your Palate With Produce All Year Long …….

(NAPSI)—Even when summer is only a distant memory, there’s no need to give up the benefits of consuming fresh produce. Here are five ways to infuse recipes with seasonal fruits and vegetables at any time. 1. Simplify mealtime. It’s easy to whip up a satisfying meal bowl with this formula: grain + protein + vegetables. […]

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Obituary for Theadoore “Ted” Chamberlin ……..

Theadoore “Ted” Chamberlin , age 71 of Chipley, passed from this life on December 8, 2016 at his home. Ted was born on May 17, 1945 in Norwich, New York to Arthur Theadoore Chamberlin Sr. and Ethel Marie Kelley. He worked for the Tampa Shipyard in the oil industry before moving to the Panhandle in […]

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Obituary for Craig John Naylor …….

Craig John Naylor, age 62, of Bonifay, Florida passed away December 9, 2016 at his home. He was born May 25, 1954 in Bonifay, Florida. Craig was preceded in death by his father, John Ranck Naylor and a sister, Carla Hygema. He is survived by his mother, Velma Whitaker of Bonifay, FL; a daughter, Carrie […]

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Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump …….

Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump …….

(New York, NY) –President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced that during a meeting with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani held on November 29, 2016, Mayor Giuliani removed his name from consideration for a position in the new administration. President-elect Trump said, “Rudy Giuliani is an extraordinarily talented and patriotic American. I will always […]

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Part 1- Real Florida Magazine Interview with Santa Claus

Part 1- Real Florida Magazine Interview with Santa Claus

Part 1 (of a two-part series) of a Real Florida Magazine interview with Santa Claus in Downtown Chipley. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, photos and interviews on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine, online at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org, or listen to interviews with business owners […]

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Cold weather tips for our area …….

Cold weather tips for our area …….

Forecast is for colder weather over weekend.  

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MAN WANTED IN HOME BURGLARY ………

Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a burglary.   Courtesy of WZEP Radio On Dec. 5, a deputy and investigator responded to a residence on County Road 177A in reference to a stolen 2015 Ford F-250, two safes containing money and guns, a […]

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Continued Rise in Opioid Overdose Deaths in 2015 Shows Urgent Need for Treatment ……..

Continued Rise in Opioid Overdose Deaths in 2015 Shows Urgent Need for Treatment ……..

Congress Acts on President’s Call for $1 Billion for Treatment Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new data that show that overdose deaths associated with prescription and illicit opioids increased to 33,091 in 2015 (see data summary below). The increase in deaths was driven in large part by […]

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Chipola hosts STEM event …..

Chipola hosts STEM event …..

Chipola College recently hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) Event for high schoolers. More than 100 area high school students participated in hands-on activities related to epidemic, which is widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.   Students worked as epidemiologists to learn the ways pathogens spread. […]

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District updates Strategic Water Management Plan …….

HAVANA – The Governing Board of the Northwest Florida Water Management District on Thursday approved the annual update to the District’s Strategic Water Management Plan.   The plan maintains the District’s priorities identified last year and is consistent with the District’s Fiscal Year 2016-2017 adopted budget. The priorities are: *  Springs Protection and Restoration: Protect […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Saved $3.5 Billion on Reemployment Taxes; Rate to Remain at its Lowest in 2017 …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes next year because of Florida’s growing economy and strong private-sector job growth rate. The minimum tax rate will remain at $7.00 per employee in 2017. The $7.00 per employee minimum tax rate for […]

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EPA Adds Subsurface Intrusion to the Superfund Hazard Ranking System …….

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a proposal to expand the hazards that qualify sites for the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).   EPA assesses sites using the Hazard Ranking System (HRS), which quantifies negative impacts to air, groundwater, surface water and soil. Sites receiving HRS scores above a specific threshold […]

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Soft Skills A Necessity To Narrow The STEM Skills Gap ……..

Soft Skills A Necessity To Narrow The STEM Skills Gap ……..

(NAPSI)—The United States has been battling a STEM skills gap over the past decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, where technology has advanced faster than the knowledge and skill level of companies and employees. To help fill this gap, employees must stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and skills. The less obvious but […]

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2016 Chipley High School Christmas Band Concert

2016 Chipley High School Christmas Band Concert

Chipley High School in downtown Chipley presented their annual Christmas concert at Chipley High School Auditorium on Thursday, December 8, 2016 for an appreciative audience of parents, family members and school board officials, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, […]

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