Operation Christmas Child Spring Event April 29th in Panama City ……

Operation Christmas Child Spring Event April 29th in Panama City ……

We are nearing our Operation Christmas Child Spring Event and wanted to let you know that YOU are invited to attend. The Spring Event will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1415 Airport Road in Panama City, Florida.  Your Central Panhandle Operation Christmas Child team will be […]

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Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added Nearly 4,000 New Jobs Over the Year ……….

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced  last week that the Pensacola area added 3,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago. In the last year, Florida businesses created 233,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs […]

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Chipley Police offering programs for the public ……

The Chipley Police Department,  under the direction of Chief Scott Thompson,  is continuing efforts to assist community groups in the establishment of the Neighborhood Crime Watch program. Chief Thompson states, “This program is a community led group which is supported by the Department. In supporting this program we attend meetings, provide requested training and any […]

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Plein Air Paint-out May 5-14 ………..

Plein Air Paint-out May 5-14 ………..

More than 20 nationally acclaimed artists will gather on Florida’s Forgotten Coast in early May to participate in the 12th annual Florida’s Forgotten Coast Plein Air Invitational, America’s Great Paint-Out, May 5-14, 2017.   Painters will set up their easels and pull out their brushes to document the landscape and culture of authentic “Old Florida”. […]

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Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour May 5-6 ………

Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour May 5-6 ………

Apalachicola’s annual home and garden tour is scheduled for May 5-6 and will feature a variety of homes ranging from century-old houses to charming bungalows and contemporary homes.   An Evensong service at Trinity Episcopal Church will be held on Friday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. This service provides the traditional opening for the home […]

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Slide Into Safety: Tips For A Fun, Safe Season ……….

Slide Into Safety: Tips For A Fun, Safe Season ……….

(NAPSI)—While the warmer months and longer days are often a time for outdoor fun and more physical activity—camping, boating, swimming, biking and the like—they can also mean an increased potential for injuries. Playground falls, lawn mower accidents, campfire and fire pit burns are common childhood injuries—but they don’t have to happen to your family. These […]

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Gov. Scott Issues Update on Wildfires in Florida ………

NAPLES, Fla. – This morning, Governor Rick Scott received a briefing at the Collier County Emergency Operations Center from local fire officials, law enforcement, the Florida Forestry Service and local emergency management officials on the wildfires in Collier, Lee and Polk Counties. Governor Scott said, “Firefighters and first responders from all across the state have […]

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Part-Time Photographers Needed For ‘Real Florida Magazine’- Apply Within

Part-Time Photographers Needed For ‘Real Florida Magazine’- Apply Within

For over 10 years, ‘Real Florida Magazine’ has promoted and documented the Panhandle Watermelon Festival, including one of the lesser-known features of the festival- the Watermelon Car Show, coming to Chipley on Saturday, June 24, 2017. This car show, attracting a large number of quality cars and exhibitors, is loosely associated with, and held on […]

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GMBHA Supports Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Multi-Million-Dollar Tourism Funding Proposal To Save Visit Florida ……….

The Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association proudly endorses Florida Governor Rick Scott’s $100 million funding proposal for Visit Florida. The proposal comes at a time when both the House and Senate are discussing how much funding – if any – Visit Florida will receive.   Visit Florida is largely responsible for sustaining the […]

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Chester Campbell retires after 23 years with City of Chipley ……..

Chester Campbell retires after 23 years with City of Chipley ……..

Campbell celebrated his retirement Friday at the Music Park at Pal’s Park surrounded by family members and those he has worked with over the past 23 years.   Born and reared in Washington County, with a three year stint in the U.S. Army,  Chester Campbell is now looking at enjoying a new phase of his […]

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Caryville Senior Center to celebrate 4-years April 26th ……..

Caryville Senior Center will be hosting it’s 4-year celebration on April 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Caryville Civic Center located on Hwy 279 in Caryville.   Washington County Commissioners Tray Hawkins, County liaison for WCCOA, will be the guest speaker and Health Care representatives will be on hand to answer questions, […]

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March 2017 Unemployment

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment was 4.8 percent for March 2017, down 0.2 percentage point from 5.0 percent in February 2017 and down 0.1 percentage point from a year ago. There were 483,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 10,108,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in March. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural […]

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Bradley is Chipola Employee of the Month …….

Bradley is Chipola Employee of the Month …….

Karen Bradley is Chipola College’s Career Employee for April. Bradley serves as a Testing Assistant in the Student Affairs Department and has worked at the college since 2010.   Pictured from left, are: Chipola Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Jayne Roberts, Karen Bradley and Chipola president, Dr. Sarah Clemmons.

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The Seaside Dance Festival Draws World-Class Talent to Seaside ……….

Dance Professionals and Guest Will Artists Converge in Seaside for a Weekend of Performances, Demonstrations and Discussion on May 5th – 7th. SEASIDE®, Fla. (www.seasidefl.com)  – The Merchants of SEASIDE invite you to join them Friday through Sunday, May 5-7, for one of Seaside’s most exciting times of the year, Seaside Dance Festival weekend. This […]

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FDOT Host U.S. 231 Project Development and Environment Study Public Hearing ……..

Chipley – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a public hearing concerning the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study for State Road (S.R.) 75/U.S. 231 from U.S. 98 to S.R. 20 in Bay County. The meeting will be held Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CDT at Our Lady of the […]

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Tobacco Cessation Classes in Holmes County ………..

Holmes County- Big Bend Area Health Education Center in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Holmes County (DOH-Holmes) and Doctors Memorial Hospital  offer tobacco cessation classes on the 4th Thursday of each Month from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at DOH – Holmes, 603 Scenic Circle, Bonifay.   For more information please contact James Lewis at […]

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