Jeff Atwater: Comments on Tropical Storm Ericka …….

Jeff Atwater: Comments on Tropical Storm Ericka …….

Dear Fellow Floridians: For the last ten years, Florida has largely been spared the damage and destruction of a major hurricane. We’ve been lucky and our reprieve has been well-deserved, but Floridians have been discussing the landfall possibilities of two storms this week: Hurricane Danny and now Tropical Storm Erika. While Hurricane Danny is shifting […]

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Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 28th for ‘Farrah Jane’s’ ……….

Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 28th for ‘Farrah Jane’s’ ……….

Apparel, Gifts and Bakery located at 682 5th Street in Chipley.

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Wausau eyes 3% raise for employees ……

As part of their Aug. 25th Budget Workshop the Wausau Town Council members said while revenue is down in several areas, they are expecting to give a three percent raise to the town’s two employees.   by Kathy Foster   While reviewing the proposed FY 2015-16 town budget,  council members released the following highlights for […]

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CRA approves first Mentoring Program recipient ………

CRA approves first Mentoring Program recipient ………

Now Chipley City Council required to also grant approval.   by  Kathy Foster   The members of the Chipley Redevelopment Agency reviewed information presented on behalf of Farrah and Laurie Davis during their Aug. 26th meeting and then questioned the pair about their plans for opening ‘Farrah Jane’s’ on 5th Street in Chipley.   Final approval […]

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Regional Job Fair Oct. 15th in Marianna ……..

Regional Job Fair Oct. 15th in Marianna ……..

Sign up your company to be a part of this special event.   Marianna – CareerSource Chipola (CSC) will be hosting a regional job fair on October 15, 2015, at the National Guard Armory, located on Highway 90 in Marianna, Florida. The event will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., with the first […]

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Girl Scouts to honor 2015 women of distinction at awards gala …….

PANAMA CITY –A program inspired by Girl Scouts nationally, and hosted locally by the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle, the Women of Distinction awards honor women who truly demonstrate their commitment to the community. On Saturday, August 29, twenty one women nominated for the 2015 Women of Distinction awards will be celebrated at the Women of Distinction […]

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U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at the Inauguration of the U.S.-Mexico West Rail Bypass International Bridge …….

Earlier this week  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the inauguration of the West Rail Bypass International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas. The bridge is the first new international rail crossing between the U.S. and Mexico since 1910 and connects Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. During her remarks, Secretary Pritzker highlighted the rapid growth of […]

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“When Trash Meets the Sea” Exhibit ……….

“When Trash Meets the Sea” Exhibit ……….

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a new thought-provoking free exhibit, “When Trash Meets the Sea,” that explores how everyday trash ends up in local rivers, bays and oceans, and its negative impact on wildlife.     The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a new thought-provoking free exhibit, “When Trash Meets […]

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Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1st ………

The recreational harvest season for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1 statewide. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World.   While the fishery is already more than 90 percent catch-and-release, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages anglers to […]

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New Website Offers Tool For Comparing School Choice Programs ……

New Website Offers Tool For Comparing School Choice Programs ……

(NAPSI)—When it comes to education, an increasing number of communities are embracing school choice. In fact, the trend is gaining speed. Since last year, the number of states offering private school choice programs to families grew from 24 to 28, and the number of programs in the U.S. rose from 51 to 58. Perhaps most […]

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Obituary for Lillian French Brannon ……..

Mrs. Lillian French Brannon, age 102, of Bonifay, Florida passed away August 26, 2015 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born October 27, 1912 in Bonifay, Florida to the late Samuel Jackson French and Lonie Retherford French.   In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brannon was preceded in death by her husband, Malcom […]

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Panama City Dog Club hosting Responsible Dog Ownership Day ……..

September 19th in Springfield.   The Dog Club of Panama City is hosting Responsible Dog Ownership Day 2015 on Saturday, Sept. 19th at 4909 East 11th Street in Springfield (corner of East 11th Street and Bob Little Road).   There will be vendors, food and drinks, fun activities, micro chipping and canine good citizen testing. […]

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Obituary for Gordon Lee Darby …….

Mr. Gordon Lee Darby, Jr., age 70, of Bonifay, Florida passed away August 25, 2015 at his home.   He was born August 18, 1945 in Bonifay, Florida.   Memorialization will be by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Tempers flare at BOCC budget meeting ……..

Washington County Commissioner Lynn Gothard says Commissioner Todd Abbott threatened her and he then calls her a lair.   by Kathy Foster   In a move to find a way to meet demands of the 2015-16 fiscal budget for Washington County at Tuesday’s budget meeting,  Commissioner Todd Abbott made a motion to unfund the Washington […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Chipley Aug. 27th

Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Chipley Aug. 27th

Attend the ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m.    

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Come join in the fun of this Aug. 27th Fundraiser …….

Come join in the fun of this Aug. 27th Fundraiser …….

Being held in honor of Taytum Toole at Gulf Power in Chipley.

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