Northwest Florida pageant prelims scheduled ……..

Northwest Florida pageant prelims scheduled ……..

The Miss Northwest Florida Pageant is a regional event that celebrates this unique area.  The pageant provides scholarship opportunities and instills the value of community service and leadership in the young women of this area.  Contestants who live in any of the 16 counties that comprise Northwest Florida can enter preliminary pageants that lead to […]

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Chipley Kiwanis urges support for Relay for Life ……….

Chipley Kiwanis urges support for Relay for Life ……….

Kiwanians also hear from Florida Wildlife Commission rep.   by Kathy Foster   Dawn Veit led off last Tuesday’s meeting of the Chipley Kiwanis Club garnering support for this year’s  Relay For Life  set for May 5th.  While promising to keep club members informed as plans advance for the event labeled ‘Once Upon A Cure’,  she […]

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CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL WINS NAQT SECTIONAL, QUALIFIES FOR NATIONALS ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College A and Chipola B Brain Bowl teams finished first and second respectively at the North Florida NAQT (National Academic Quiz Tournaments) Community College Sectional held Jan. 20-21 at Chipola. The A Team captured the title with an 8-0 record, while Chipola B finished second with a 6-2 record.   Four Chipola players […]

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From The White House: Bringing Back Jobs And Growth ……..

Since the recession of 2008, American workers and businesses have suffered through the slowest economic recovery since World War II. The U.S. lost nearly 300,000 manufacturing jobs during this period, while the share of Americans in the work force plummeted to lows not seen since the 1970s, the national debt doubled, and middle class got […]

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Gulf Coast State College Presents “Menagerie” Art Exhibit ………

Gulf Coast State College Presents “Menagerie” Art Exhibit ………

Panama City, FL – The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College is excited to present “Menagerie,” a group exhibition featuring work by Adam Doyle, Katherine Gallagher, Amy Guidry, Laurie Hogin, Gabriel Lovejoy, Chris Musina and Kevin Taylor. A menagerie is a collection of exotic animals from around the world that were […]

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School Choice Coalitions Unite Americans Of All Backgrounds ……..

by Andrew Campanella   (NAPSI)—The holidays are over and many of us are hunkering down to wait out the rest of the winter. Tens of millions of students across the countryare celebrating their educational options through Jan. 28 — traditional public schools, charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and home education. It’s National […]

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Understanding AFib (Atrial Fibrillation) …….

Understanding AFib (Atrial Fibrillation) …….

Older Americans are more susceptible to the dangers of atrial fibrillation but there are ways to reduce your risk.   (NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the estimated 46 million Americans age 65 or older—or hope to be someday—here’s something you should know. Seniors are at the highest risk for developing an […]

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Obituary for Stefanie Kent Pittman …….

Obituary for Stefanie Kent Pittman …….

Mrs. Stefanie Kent Pittman, 49 of Jacob City, Florida, a native of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 in the Jackson Hospital of Marianna, Florida. Stefanie was born on February 15, 1967 to Rose Brigham Kent and Mathis Kent in Bonifay, Florida. She was educated in the […]

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Obituary for William L. Baker (Revised) ……..

William “Larry” Baker Jr., 73 of Pensacola, passed from this life on January 12, 2017 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born on July 22, 1943 in Pensacola, Florida to William Lawrence Baker Sr. and Videll Burke Baker. He worked as an antique dealer. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is […]

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From The White House: Executive Order – Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements ……..

Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IMPROVEMENTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.) (INA), […]

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Zika virus update issued by Florida Department of Health ……..

Zika virus update issued by Florida Department of Health ……..

Mission of the Florida Department of Health:  To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. Vision:  To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Jan. 27, 2017 Tallahassee, Fla.—In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department issues […]

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Art Matters – Spread The Word, Let Your Voice Be Heard ……..

Art Matters – Spread The Word, Let Your Voice Be Heard ……..

 From the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County. LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD Recent news reports reveal that the Trump Administration is being advised to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and theNational Endowment for the Humanities as well as privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The arts need you now! As CAA members and supporters, […]

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Gov. Scott Announces $15 Million for Emergency Beach Restoration Projects Following Hurricane Matthew ……..

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will use his executive authority under Executive Orders 16-230 and 17-16 to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be […]

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Vernon High School JV Beats Graceville High School JV in Boys Basketball

Vernon High School JV Beats Graceville High School JV in Boys Basketball

The Vernon, Florida High School Yellow Jackets won over the Graceville High School Tigers in Boys Junior Varsity Basketball on the Graceville High School campus on Thursday, January 26, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Vernon JV team won with a […]

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NJCAA Region 8 Baseball/Softball Notebook: January 27 ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 27, 2017) – The Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) has released its NJCAA Region 8 Baseball and Softball Preseason Coaches’ Polls for the upcoming 2017 season. Games begin Friday, January 27. The first regular season coaches’ poll will be released February 7. Follow the FCSAA and NJCAA Region VIII sports online […]

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CHIPOLA TOPS STATE BASEBALL POLL; FOURTH IN NATIONAL POLL ……..

CHIPOLA TOPS STATE BASEBALL POLL; FOURTH IN NATIONAL POLL ……..

.MARIANNA—The Chipola College Indians are the top-ranked team in the pre-season FCSAA Region 8 Coaches Poll released on Jan. 27. Northwest and Gulf Coast are tied for seventh place in the poll. Defending FCSAA State Champion Santa Fe is second in the poll. Chipola is number four in the NJCAA National Pre-Season Poll released on […]

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