School Board releases test scores ………

School Board releases test scores ………

Board members proud of gains.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County School Board members were pleased with the results of the Florida Standards Assessment Reports recently received by the District  and were outspoken about finding the results “encouraging”.   Board member Susan Roberts commented about her pleasure in seeing both Chipley High School and […]

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Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Commissioner District 1

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Commissioner District 1

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club hosts political debate featuring the candidates for Washington County Commissioner District 1 on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Pattillo’s Restaurant on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College in downtown Chipley, Florida. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See photos and video clips […]

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Grand Opening of New KSES Aug. 1st at 10 a.m.

Grand Opening of New KSES Aug. 1st at 10 a.m.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.    

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CHIPOLA FALL REGISTRATION DATES ………..

MARIANNA—Registration for Fall classes at Chipola College is open now through Aug. 11 for students who qualify.   To register, students must have submitted all required documents to the Admission and Records Office and have been cleared for registration. Required documents include: college application, high school transcripts, and residency statement with documentation.   The most […]

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Fundamentals of Charcoal Grilling class Aug. 2nd in Chipley ………

Learn hands-on how to build a fire, regulate heat and cooking temperature, and tips on selecting meats and making your own rubs and sauces.   Join us Tuesday, August 2, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley.   Registration is $5 per person and includes food samples and […]

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Caverns Cultural Celebration Sept. 30th – Oct. 1st in Marianna ……

Caverns Cultural Celebration Sept. 30th – Oct. 1st in Marianna ……

History comes alive at the Caverns Cultural Celebration in Marianna, Friday and Saturday, September 30th and October 1, with lots of live exhibits and demonstrations! Over 40 exhibits and demonstrations in all. See a Native American camp, crafts, animals, Civil War re-enactors, and the Wild West demonstration. Watch a bee keeper at work, see a […]

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Jackson County NAACP hosting ‘Candidate Debate’ July 31st ……

Jackson County NAACP hosting ‘Candidate Debate’ July 31st ……

5 p.m. at the Jackson Agiriculture Center in Marianna.  

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Lighthouse Day August 7 Shines Light on Two Historic Landmarks …….

Lighthouse Day August 7 Shines Light on Two Historic Landmarks …….

Franklin County’s two historic lighthouses will shine just a bit brighter this month Lighthouse Day August 7 Shines Light on Two Historic Landmarks as America pays tribute to these beacons of light on  National Lighthouse Day, Sunday August 7.  The St. George Island Lighthouse, located front and center as you arrive on St. George Island, […]

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New at-risk vessel law helps FWC, officials manage Florida waterways …….

A new Florida law, approved by the Legislature and Governor during the 2016 Session, will enable county and local authorities along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to more effectively manage the state’s waterways. The new law (F.S. 327.4107) allows law enforcement officers to issue non-criminal citations to owners who allow their […]

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DHS OIG Completes Three Rounds of Unannounced Random Inspections of CBP and ICE Detention Facilities …….

DHS OIG Completes Three Rounds of Unannounced Random Inspections of CBP and ICE Detention Facilities …….

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) announced that it has completed three rounds of an ongoing program of unannounced inspections of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities. Since March, the OIG has inspected 57 different CBP detention facilities and 3 ICE family detention […]

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How to Select Interior Finishings for Your Home …….

How to Select Interior Finishings for Your Home …….

(NewsUSA) – When building or renovating a home, the use of interior finishings can help create a finished and unique look . Interior finishings can include trim or moulding, wall treatments, interior doors, posts and columns, stairway systems, and ceiling treatments. Here are some tips and tricks from interior design experts at Metrie to help […]

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Obituary for Billie Brock ………

Billie Brock, 78 of Cottondale, Florida, passed from this life on July 28, 2016 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. Billie was born on January 30, 1938 in Jackson County, Florida to the late Troy and Emma (Tharp) Brock. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, he served in the United States Navy and worked as […]

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Gov. Scott: With Likely Mosquito-Borne Zika Cases, State Will Use Full Resources to Protect Floridians ……..

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has concluded that four cases of the Zika virus are likely mosquito-borne. DOH knows that the four cases are in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. One of these cases involves a woman and the other three cases involve men. At this […]

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Florida Commissioner Adam H. Putnam Issues Mosquito Declaration …….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–In response to the continental United States’ first locally acquired cases of Zika confirmed today, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued a statewide mosquito declaration. This mosquito declaration initiates aggressive mosquito control efforts within a minimum 200-yard radius around a locally acquired case patient’s home. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RESPONDS TO LOCAL ZIKA CASES ……..

  Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health has gathered enough information as part of its ongoing investigation into non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade and Broward counties to conclude that a high likelihood exists that four cases are the result of local transmission. At this time, the department believes that active transmission of the […]

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Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Commissioner District 5

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Political Debate- Washington County, Florida Commissioner District 5

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club hosts political debate featuring the candidates for Washington County Commissioner District 5 on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Pattillo’s Restaurant on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College in downtown Chipley, Florida. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See photos and video clips […]

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