LIPFORD NAMED CHIPOLA DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES ………

LIPFORD NAMED CHIPOLA DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES ………

MARIANNA—Dr. Karen Lipford has been named Dean of the School of Health Sciences at Chipola College.   Lipford was a member of Chipola’s first nursing class in 1986. She has worked as a professor of nursing at Chipola since 2003. She also works at Florida State Hospital as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.   Lipford says, […]

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Man catches state-record blue catfish during tournament

Bill Stewart, 66, of Weeki Wachee, caught a 69-pound, 8-ounce blue catfish on the Choctawhatchee River, near Ebro, during the Choctawhatchee Catfish Roundup tournament on May 30. He beat the previous state record by 5 pounds.   Stewart had landed four flatheads and a nice channel catfish before he put the head from a skipjack […]

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FREE TOOL HELPS FLORIDIANS TAKE SMALL STEPS TO GET HEALTHY ……..

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health is getting creative in an effort to help Floridians reach their healthy weight goals. By making small changes to your daily routine you increase your odds of achieving success, and the department wants to be part of that plan. Healthiest Weight Florida is launching Small Steps to Living Healthy, a […]

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Food Safety: Grilling …….

Food Safety: Grilling …….

Posted by jmidelis  Information provided by IFAS Solutions     Grilling adds a fun element to picnics and summer evenings. Follow these steps to make sure the meat foods you serve are safe to eat. Preparing Shopping At the grocery store, pick up meat and poultry last. To prevent cross-contamination, separate these items from other […]

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A Hank Williams fan? Then plan a visit to the Hank Williams Trail ….

A Hank Williams fan? Then plan a visit to the Hank Williams Trail ….

Hank Williams was born in Mount Olive on September 17, 1923. By the time of his death 29 years later, he had left behind a monumental legacy of such hits as “Hey, Good Lookin’”, “I Saw the Light,” “Jambalaya” and “Cold, Cold Heart.”   The young Hank often sang at Mount Olive West Baptist Church, […]

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Floridians Saved by House Vote Stopping Medicaid Expansion ………

AFP Applauds House members who voted to stop expansion of Obamacare in Florida   TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading voice against expanding Medicaid, would like to thank the leaders of the House of Representatives for standing strong against health care special interests by taking a vote to shield taxpayers from more government-run […]

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Chipley moving water south of I-10 …….

Chipley moving water south of I-10 …….

In a special meeting June 4th the Chipley City Council voted to purchase land south of Interstate 10 on Hwy 77 to locate a new water well to provide services to a new commercial development area.   by Kathy Foster   Council members looked at two sites shown below for the proposed well site and […]

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Chipley Council addresses two touchy subjects at council workshop ……

Chipley Council addresses two touchy subjects at council workshop ……

Parking on sidewalks and the 4th of July were up for discussion.   by Kathy Foster   Chipley City Council members were informed Tuesday evening that city police will be paying closer attention to vehicles illegally parked on sidewalks in the city.   Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews told county members there had been four pedestrian/vehicle […]

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Commissioner Putnam’s Consumer Tip for June: ………..

Check Out Motor Vehicle Repair Shops Before Signing a Contract TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In the hot summer months, many consumers may need to have their vehicles repaired. Before signing a contract or leaving your car at a repair shop, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam reminds consumers to do their research. “Consumers should first make […]

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Visit Belle Mont in Tuscumbia, Alabama …..

Visit Belle Mont in Tuscumbia, Alabama …..

Magnificently sited on a commanding hilltop, Belle Mont is one of early Alabama’s crowning architectural achievements.   A visit here is another way to keep youngsters learning all summer long.     Belle Mont   It is also one of the outstanding Palladian-style houses in the Deep South. Mystery shrouds the source of the design, but […]

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Obituary for Mildred Loyce Hartin …………

Mrs. Mildred Loyce Hartin passed from this world to be with her heavenly father on June 3, 2015 at the age of 82. She was born March 13, 1933 in Geneva County Alabama. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Hartin; her parents, Leon Fons Register and Obie Dot White Register;  and one […]

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Chipley Police issue Grant Theft warrant in WalMart theft …..

Chipley Police issue Grant Theft warrant in WalMart theft …..

Police Chief Kevin Crews thanks public for their assistance.    

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Sheriff’s Office issues BOLO for William Jackson McCullers …..

Sheriff’s Office issues BOLO for William Jackson McCullers …..

Washington County Sheriff’s Department  seeks information regarding whereabouts of McCullers.  

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Research Shows Public Opinion Really Does Change With the Weather ……

Contrary to popular belief, older persons more concerned about global warming, rainfall     DELAND, Fla., June 4, 2015 – A new study led by Stetson University’s Jason M. Evans, Ph.D., found public opinion on climate change is greatly influenced by current weather conditions. The study also discovered older persons are more concerned about their […]

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WHITE HOUSE REPORT: Consequences of Medicaid Expansion Decision in Florida ……..

Details the major implications for the health of Florida’s citizens and economy Today, the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released estimates of the health and economic benefits if Florida decides to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman wrote, the report “leaves no […]

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Heisman Trophy Winner visits Vernon High School ……

On May 25, 2015 Vernon High School’s (VHS) Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle hosted Heisman Trophy Winner Charlie Ward. Ward won a National Championship and the Heisman Trophy as the best college football player in the country in 1993. He went to play basketball in the NBA. Ward is currently the head football coach at […]

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