VERONICA Jones for County Commissioner District 3 ~ Get to know her …………..

VERONICA Jones for County Commissioner District 3 ~ Get to know her …………..

Veronica was born on November 2, 1948 (election day), Trenton, NJ; raised in Ewansville, Burlington County, NJ.; attended Vincentown Elementary and graduated from Lenape Regional High School, Medford under the business program. No stranger to work, she began work early in her youth packing blueberries to help with the expenses of her love, horses. Always a […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Graduates Practical Nursing Students …….

Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Graduates Practical Nursing Students …….

A standing-room-only crowd packed the Washington County Ag Center in Chipley, Florida on the evening of Tuesday, February 9 as Florida Panhandle Technical College proudly graduated the Winter 2016 Practical Nursing Class. The graduates took part in the traditional pinning ceremony and, accompanied by cheers from friends and family, proudly accepted their diplomas from Washington […]

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CHIPOLA HOMECOMING COURT ………

CHIPOLA HOMECOMING COURT ………

Olivia Saunders of Chipley was crowned Chipola College Homecoming Queen, and Andrew Bennett of Blountstown was crowned Mr. Chipola 2016 on Feb. 6th.     The Chipola College Homecoming Court is, from left: Anthony Severson of Graceville, Maddy Christmas of Marianna, Edward Arroyo of Marianna, Aaliyah Raines of Sneads, 2015 Queen Sara Kaye Compton of […]

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CHS Band Students Earn Scholarships ……..

CHS Band Students Earn Scholarships ……..

On the first weekend in February, 450 band students from 150 high schools converged on the John M Long School of Music on the campus of Troy University for the 43rd annual Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic and Honor Bands. Chipley High School had 11 students selected to participate this year, and after a […]

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Wine Making and Grape Production Workshop hosted by Master Gardeners ……..

Wine Making and Grape Production Workshop hosted by Master Gardeners ……..

A number of folks interested in successfully growing grapes, some as a hobby and others on a commercial scale, got sound information on the subject at a recent workshop at the Ag Center on Jackson Avenue in Chipley.   The day’s activities, led by Joe Ruff, Washington County Master Gardener, included information on grape production […]

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Job opportunity at ARC of Washington-Holmes Counties, Inc. ……..

Help Wanted: ARC of Washington-Holmes Counties, Inc. has an opening for Full Time Maintenance Worker to perform general maintenance and repair of buildings, vehicles and equipment. Must have basic knowledge of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, appliance repair, electrical wiring, and safety practices and procedures. Requires High School Diploma or GED, 2 years related […]

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FWC working with private landowners to conserve wildlife ……..

  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is working with private landowners throughout the state to help provide better habitat for Florida’s native fish and wildlife. At its Feb. 11 meeting, FWC staff provided the Commission with an update on efforts to foster conservation partnerships with private landowners to benefit Florida’s natural resources. […]

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‘Sacred Harp Sing’ Feb. 20th at Panhandle Pioneer Settlement ……

‘Sacred Harp Sing’ Feb. 20th at Panhandle Pioneer Settlement ……

This type of Sing dates back to colonial times.    

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U.S. Forest Service Releases Findings on the Effects of Drought for Forests and Rangelands ……..

New Resource to Aid Land Managers in Adapting to Climate Change WASHINGTON  —  The U.S. Forest Service recently  released a new report, Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis, that provides a national assessment of peer-reviewed scientific research on the impacts of drought on U.S. forests and […]

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FWC approves gag, black grouper size limit; gag season changes ………

At its Feb. 10 meeting at the Florida Public Safety Institute near Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved changes to the gag and black grouper minimum size limit and the gag grouper recreational season in Gulf state waters.   The approvals include: Setting a 24-inch total length minimum size limit for […]

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Bird Health Awareness Week is February 21-27 ………

Bird Health Awareness Week is February 21-27 ………

USDA APHIS’s Annual Bird Health Awareness Week is quickly approaching.     Several activities are planned to help spread the word about the importance of biosecurity in keeping your backyard flocks healthy. Webinar & Twitter Chat Register today for a free webinar on Thursday, February 25 from 2-3 PM EST. The webinar will feature poultry […]

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Dixie Theatre in Apalachicola presents Oystertown ………..

Dixie Theatre in Apalachicola presents Oystertown ………..

Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archival footage to celebrate and examine the history of this hidden hamlet on the Forgotten Coast of Florida.   When Saturday, February 20, 2016 Address 21 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320 Phone Number 850-653-3200 Website www.dixietheatre.com Email info@dixietheatre.com Apalachicola is a small town that could be anyones hometown. It […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE ………..

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE ………..

Job Security, Higher Income Two Benefits Of A College Degree, Experts Say (NAPSI)—Whether you’re searching for a new job or moving up in your current career, a number of professions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Most career analysts and experts agree that a bachelor’s degree is a key asset that can offer professionals […]

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Obituary for Christine Marie (Parker) Attles ……..

Mrs. Christine Marie (Parker) Attles answered the call of her Heavenly Father on Sunday, February 7, 2016 in the Indigo Palms Center of Daytona Beach, Florida. She was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida and attended Crossroads Baptist Church while she resided in Daytona Beach, Florida […]

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Obituary for Lee Anna (Brown) Davis ……..

Mother Lee Anna (Brown) Davis, 91 of Vernon, Florida, was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, February 5, 2016 in the Washington Nursing and Rehab. Center of Chipley, Florida. She was of the Holiness Faith and a member of the Church of God By Faith. Home Going Services will be held […]

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Chipola Alumni Weekend is a Homerun …………

Chipola Alumni Weekend is a Homerun …………

MARIANNA— The annual Chipola College Baseball Alumni Weekend was nothing short of a homerun. Major league baseball stars who played at Chipola joined dozens of other former players for the weekend’s events which included a Homerun Derby, Celebrity Dinner and Auction and MLB Autograph session.   Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays was the […]

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