Public has opportunity to learn about WeatherSTEM …….

The public is invited to join us this Tuesday (September  1st) on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College as we hear from Ed Mansouri, owner of WeatherSTEM, and who recently installed a meteorological weather station on the FPTC campus.   Ed will be on the campus for most of the day, and will be giving a […]

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THE SCARECROWS ARE COMING! ………

THE SCARECROWS ARE COMING! ………

Bright and early on the morning of Friday, August 28th Chipley Garden Club members threw open the door of a storage room at Washington County Farmers Market Pavilion and freed the scarecrows that had been hiding there since last November.   by Gwen Collins The club’s projects for the day were to “fluff up” the […]

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Washington County Friends of the Library meet Sept. 10th …….

Friends of the Washington County Library Welcome all Friends to the monthly meeting Thursday, September 10, 2015, at the County Ag Center Everyone is encouraged to attend   Judy May will be the guest speaker at the September meetging.   Judy May was born in Monroeville, AL. She currently works at the First United Methodist […]

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Council on Aging wants older population to stay safe ……..

Council on Aging wants older population to stay safe ……..

In response to recent events, the Washington County Council on Aging is working with the local Sheriff’s Department to make the county’s older residents aware of steps they can take to stay safe.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Mark Collins has been visiting groups of senior citizens in recent weeks […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

Join millions of Americans who have made a commitment to increasing the level of emergency preparedness for themselves, their family and their community.   Sept. 1st is the first day of National Preparedness Month. We are encouraging everyone to participate in the theme, Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. Now is a great […]

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Chipley City Council schedule for September meetings …….

Mark your calendars now.   City Council Workshop Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers City Council Budget Workshop Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:30 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers Chipley City Offices will be CLOSED Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. Public Hearing Tentative Millage & Budget Adoption Thursday, September […]

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Planting in September …….

While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. North Florida Bedding Plants: Gardeners in north Florida can freshen up and add color to their summer beds with ageratum, celosia, zinnia, […]

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Mondays with Pete August 31, 2015 ……..

 Good Morning:           The morning was cool for August.  With the windows down we headed toward the back roads of Alabama for a couple of much needed days away.  The car darted in and out of the morning shade of towering pine trees that stretched as far as you could see as we drove through […]

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Washington County receives $1.6 million grant to enhance fire services in the county ……

Board of County Commissioners still has to approve the grant.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County is the recipient of a grant that could greatly improve the fire protection available to residents.  The 11  fire departments serving county residents cover a 616 square-mile service area that includes commercial areas, homes, six public and three […]

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AAA: LOWEST LABOR DAY GAS PRICES IN A DECADE ………..

AAA: LOWEST LABOR DAY GAS PRICES IN A DECADE ………..

Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade. TAMPA, Fla.  –  The current state average prices of $2.31 in Florida and Georgia, and $2.17 in Tennessee are $1.06, $1.02, and $1.04 cheaper than the price during last year’s holiday respectively. “Low gas prices are added incentive for […]

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Chipley P&Z approves two requests for Travis Corbin

Now the requests to before the City Council for final approval.   by Kathy Foster   In a relatively short meeting last week the Chipley Planning & Zoning Commission gave their approval to requests from Travis Corbin.   The first request was to locate a double wide manufactured home at 812 Glenwood Avenue and the second […]

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Introduce A Child To 4-H ………

Introduce A Child To 4-H ………

Young people from around Washington County stopped by the Ag Center in Chipley last Thursday evening to learn about the 4-H programs available in the county.   Included on that list of local 4-H clubs are the following:   *  Five Ants 4-H Club – A group for home school students in Washington County and […]

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Mark Your Calendars . . . .   September 3, 2015  8 am to 11 am NW FL Community Hospital Specialty Center 1360 Brickyard Road – Chipley   Overcoming Self-Limiting Fear   Have you ever been overcome with self-limiting fear? How about just  hindered by fear of failure? Don’t rush by this next question.   Pause […]

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‘My First School’ starts Sept. 15th at Chipley Library ……..

‘My First School’ starts Sept. 15th at Chipley Library ……..

Sign up your little ones now.  

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CHIPOLA’S ENDLESS SUMMER EVENT A SUCCESS ………

CHIPOLA’S ENDLESS SUMMER EVENT A SUCCESS ………

MARIANNA—The Chipola Appreciation Club’s “Endless Summer” dinner and dance on Aug. 22 was a great success.   Some 400 Chipola friends and alumni gathered at the Marianna National Guard Armory for a relaxing evening to raise money for Chipola scholarships. Thousands of dollars were donated for both the Senator Bill Montford Scholarship Endowment, as well […]

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Jackson County couple receives ‘Tree Farmer of the Year’ award ……

Jackson County couple receives ‘Tree Farmer of the Year’ award ……

Oct. 23rd Tour of Alter-Bevis Tree Farm.

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