Day 2 of Florida Panhandle Technical College ‘Rocket Camp 2017’ in Chipley
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Day 2 of Florida Panhandle Technical College ‘Rocket Camp 2017’ in Chipley

Day 2 at Florida Panhandle Technical College in downtown Chipley, Florida as the 2017 STEM Program ‘Rocket Camp’ continued on the FPTC campus on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, under the direction of retired engineer John Hansel, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The […]

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Obituary for Travis Taylor Ham ……..

Travis Taylor Ham, age 28 of Chipley, passed from this life on May 28, 2017.   Travis was born on November 29, 1988 in Dothan, Alabama to Robert C. Ham and Mary Harris. He was a graduate of Cottondale High School and worked as a Corrections officer at Northwest Florida Reception Center in Greenhead.   […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College Inaugural Hemodialysis Class Achieves 100% Certification in Chipley, Florida
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Florida Panhandle Technical College Inaugural Hemodialysis Class Achieves 100% Certification in Chipley, Florida

Congratulations to the inaugural Florida Panhandle Technical College Hemodialysis class of 2017, with all students completing the course study and achieving National Certification. Congratulations to Instructor Melissa Watford and Sissy Gates, Michelle Bowen, Hannah McCulloch, Kaylah Mesko Odom, Amanda Benton and Tanya Nelson. Hemodialysis is a growth industry, and FPTC has been recruited to supply […]

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Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest Auburndale woman           ………
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Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest Auburndale woman ………

(Chipley, FL; May 30, 2017) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Auburndale woman for possession of illegal narcotics.   On May 27, just after midnight, Deputy Andrew Longo observed a 2016 Hyundai make a U-turn in the middle of Highway 90 at Glass Road. After following a short distance behind the […]

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Opportunity Florida reaches out on trip to Mississippi …….

  Opportunity Florida members and partners recently attended a Familiarity (FAM) Tour of the “Golden Triangle” region in Central Mississippi.  The tour, funded in part through a grant from Enterprise Florida, was comprised of local elected officials, county business leaders and economic developers from six counties.   The area in Mississippi known as the Golden […]

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Stenson returns to where it all began        ………
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Stenson returns to where it all began ………

Tournament: Nordea Masters Venue: Barsebäck Golf & Country Club Prize fund: €1,500,000 Hashtag: #NordeaMasters Tournament preview The Open Champion Henrik Stenson is back at the course he grew up on this week, and is ready to lead the Scandinavian charge at the Nordea Masters. Stenson is making his first appearance on home soil since securing his maiden […]

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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- Distracted Driving
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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- Distracted Driving

There are rules and regulations everywhere you look, and it’s important to be cognizant of the law.  As they say, ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse’, and a number of laws are important to know and understand. In a series of articles, we will be explaining some of the laws with which you should […]

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Washington County Commissioner Tray Hawkins Helps Ebro, Florida To Proudly Display American Flag
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Washington County Commissioner Tray Hawkins Helps Ebro, Florida To Proudly Display American Flag

Washington County Commissioner Tray Hawkins has given back to his community his entire life, recently providing bottled drinking water to Vernon schools during a water main disruption, treating Law Enforcement personnel to a dinner at the Washington County Ag Center, serving lunch to the teachers at Vernon Elementary School during ‘Teach Appreciation Week’, providing seniors […]

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MEMORIAL DAY GAS PRICES WERE HIGHEST IN 2 YEARS ……….

Summer gas prices are forecast to average $2.34 in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (May 30, 2017) — Florida gas prices averaged $2.31 on Memorial Day. The state average was 6 cents more than last year’s holiday, but 40 cents less than the average on Memorial Day 2015; according to AAA, whose data is collected from credit card swipes and direct feeds […]

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Northwest Florida Athletics opens in Chipley             ………..
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Northwest Florida Athletics opens in Chipley ………..

Located at 1377 Brickyard Road, Suite 6, in Chipley.   The new business, which held it’s grand opening last Saturday, is in the process of starting a competitive cheer squad.  Officials at the center say competitive cheerleading is the fastest growing sport in America and note that the athletes will be training extremely hard year […]

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