Business Community supports work of the Washington County Historical Society ……

Business Community supports work of the Washington County Historical Society ……

by Kathy Foster   Washington County business leaders got behind the work of the local historical society Thursday morning with monetary donations to assist the association with their work of preserving the history of the county.     Historical Society President Dorothy Odom (at right) and members of the group were on hand at the […]

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Library Story Hour starting Sept. 23rd …..

Explore reading ……. Explore an Hour Explore a Story!   Washington County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with WCPL offers you a chance to have your kids EXPLORE reading!   The Washington County Sheriff Explorers will be having a fun-filled story hour with the youth, promoting growth and development along with a love of books!   […]

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CareerSource Florida Network Recognized for National Excellence …….

National panel recognizes statewide branding effort as top workforce initiative of 2014 Marianna — CareerSource Chipola today announced Florida’s selection for National Association of State Workforce Agencies’ (NASWA) 2014 State Excellence Award for Leadership (SEAL) in recognition of the stateside branding effort which prompted the February 2014 launch of the CareerSource Florida network. Judges selected […]

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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Jackson County ……..

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Jackson County. The course takes place at the Chipola College Firing Range, 3052 Calhoun Road, Marianna. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20. Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring […]

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Wild Adventures’ Rhino Makes a Special Friend ……

Valdosta, GA – Four-year-old Dusty Doyle of Sylvania took a break from chemotherapy and hospitals Saturday when he returned to Wild Adventures and got to meet Graham, the park’s 15-year-old greater one-horned rhino. Dusty and his family visited the park with Camp Sunshine, a program based in Decatur that offers an infusion of love, support, […]

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2014 Navarre Fishing Rodeo …..

2014 Navarre Fishing Rodeo …..

Being held Sept. 27th & 28th in Navarre Beach. 2014 Fishing Rodeo Rules   1. Rodeo Hours: Starts at 12:01 AM Saturday. 2. Fish may be caught on rod and reel on any boat, pier, or from ashore. Cast net fishing will be allowed for mullet only. 3. Entries must be caught during posted rodeo […]

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Ethanol Proven To Lower Gas Prices ……

Ethanol Proven To Lower Gas Prices ……

(NAPSI)—Recently, the price of gasoline reached a six-year high. Fortunately, there’s a way to handle that cost. You can use less gas—without reducing your driving. Making that possible is one of the more promising alternative energy sources, ethanol, which is blended with regular gas—a little in most cars and a lot in flex-fuel vehicles.   […]

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Obituary for Alvin Potter ….

Mr. Alvin Potter, 73, a native of Vernon, went home to be with the Lord, Sept. 16 in the Bay Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be held 1 P.M. CST, Sat., Sept. 20th at his membership, Rt. Vernon Church of Christ, Vernon, FL., with Bro. Eli Andrews, pastor, Bro. Nathan Potter, and Bro. Leonard […]

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Obituary for Franklin Earl Stewart …

Mr. Franklin Earl Stewart, age 69, of Bonifay, Florida passed away September 16, 2014 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay, FL. He was born on September 5, 1945 in El Paso, Texas.   Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his father, James Daniel Stewart, Sr. of Washington, DC; his mother, Mamie V. […]

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS ELECT SGA OFFICERS ……..

CHIPOLA STUDENTS ELECT SGA OFFICERS ……..

           MARIANNA–The Chipola College Student Government Association recently held Fall elections.             Officers for the new school year are: SGA President, Shawna Donofro of Marianna; SGA Vice President, Tierra Campbell of Malone; sophomore class president, Shelby Calloway of Malone; sophomore class vice president, Caleb Alexander of Sneads; sophomore senators: Jose Aguilar […]

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CHIPOLA BASEBALL TO OPEN FALL SEASON FRIDAY ……

MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians open the Fall baseball season with four home games Sept. 19 and 21. On Friday, Sept. 19, Chipola hosts Gulf Coast at 10 a.m., and Tallahassee at 3 p.m.  On Sunday, Sept. 21, the Indians host St. John’s River at 10 a.m. and Pensacola at 3 p.m. Chipola hits the road for […]

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Obituary for Joshua Ryan Cook ……

Joshua Ryan Cook, 27 of Vernon, passed from this life September 15, 2014 in Panama City, Florida.   Ryan was born in Dothan, Alabama on August 30, 1987 to James H. Cook and Shannon McDaniel Cook. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a graduate of Vernon High School and a member of Abigail […]

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Chipley Junior Woman’s Club Presents Check ……

Chipley Junior Woman’s Club Presents Check ……

Chipley Junior Woman’s Club Presents Check to Community Care and Share Food Pantry   On Tuesday, September 9th at First Federal Bank of Florida’s Chipley Branch, the Chipley Junior Woman’s Club presented a check to Community Care and Share Food Pantry in the amount of $250.00. This money will be used to help restock their […]

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Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend Helps Florida Families

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Statement from Dominic M. Calabro, President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, the privately supported, nonpartisan think thank examining government spending and recommending efficiency improvements to maximize taxpayer value:   “Floridians will get a final opportunity to shop tax-free this weekend, as part of the nearly $500 million tax cut passed by the […]

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Caryville Seniors start compiling their history and memories ……

Caryville Seniors start compiling their history and memories ……

by Kathy Foster   Normally a group of senior citizens from northwest Washington County  meet weekly on Wednesday at the Caryville Community Center; however,  on Sept. 17th that group was invited to the Washington County Historical Society Museum in Chipley and began work of  recording the history and memories of the Caryville community.   The […]

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Wausau Garden Club supports Amendment 1 on November ballot …..

Wausau Garden Club supports Amendment 1 on November ballot …..

by Kathy Foster Members of the Wausau Garden Club were urged Wednesday to support and vote for  Amendment 1 on this November’s General Election ballot.  Club President Roxanne Bush reminded members the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs is supporting the measure and asked members to talk the amendment up with their friends. AMENDMENT 1 TITLE […]

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