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Governor Rick Scott Announced 1,200 New Florida Jobs During London Trade Mission ………

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This week, Governor Rick Scott announced that a total of 1,200 jobs will be created in Florida during the Farnborough International Air Show in London. Governor Rick Scott said, “We have traveled across the world to share Florida’s success story and encourage more businesses to move to and invest in our state. […]

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Planting in July …….

 Posted by jmidelis July brings some of the hottest temperatures throughout Florida, so residents should choose heat-tolerant plants when gardening. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions.   North Florida   Annuals: Gardeners in north Florida should plant heat-tolerant annuals, such as ornamental pepper, tropical milkweed, […]

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League and Partners Launch NEW Campaign to Bring More Affordable Solar to the Sunshine State       …….
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League and Partners Launch NEW Campaign to Bring More Affordable Solar to the Sunshine State …….

Tallahassee, Fla. — The League of Women Voters of Florida has announced the launch of a new campaign to bring affordable solar to the Sunshine State and make Florida number one in solar power. “Experts tell us Florida’s sunshine gives it the potential to be among the top three states in America for solar power, […]

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Campaign Launches Florida Effort to Highlight Voter Concerns Over Rising Prescription Drug Prices …….

Shares market-based solutions with key policymakers in battleground states   Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) has announced the launch of an initiative in Florida to highlight voters’ concerns over high prescription drug prices, and also introduce its market-based solutions to voters, candidates, and elected officials in the state.   “Voters […]

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Department of Financial Services Enhances Law Enforcement Strategy with Newly-Formed Division of Forensic and Investigative Services …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater today announced an exciting transition involving the law enforcement units housed within the Florida Department of Financial Services. Three sworn law enforcement units operate under the direction of the Department, which is led by CFO Atwater—the Division of Insurance Fraud, the Bureau of […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DAILY ZIKA UPDATE: 18 NEW CASES TODAY …….

Tallahassee, Fla.—In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue a Zika virus update each week day at 2 p.m. Updates will include a CDC-confirmed Zika case count by county and information to better keep Floridians prepared. There […]

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Interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School
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Interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School

Real Florida Magazine interview with Laurie Simmons, Golf Coach for Vernon, Florida High School on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.

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CRA Board members take tour of TJ Roulhac Enrichment Center           ………
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CRA Board members take tour of TJ Roulhac Enrichment Center ………

Enrichment Center Board looking for help in improving campus for the community.   by Kathy Foster   On Thursday afternoon members of the Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the T.J. Roulhac Enrichment Center met to tour the facility located in northeast Chipley.  The CRA is being approached to help reclaim the old campus and help […]

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BOCC votes to bring power to new courthouse in Chipley ………

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted Thursday afternoon in a special meeting  to grant a 20 foot easement to Gulf Power to bring power to the new county courthouse.   by Kathy Foster   However, that wasn’t the only reason the special meeting was called.  Commissioners also  approved a letter of support […]

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CHIPOLA WINS AT PBL NATIONAL CONFERENCE       …….
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CHIPOLA WINS AT PBL NATIONAL CONFERENCE …….

ATLANTA—Students from the Chipola College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity won five Top-10 national awards and one PBL scholarship at the recent Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.   Chipola winners include: Bradach Carlson, fourth place in Computer Concepts and fifth place in Cyber Security; Bethany Horton, eighth place in Financial […]

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