The 67th Annual Chipley Homecoming is over- the remnants of the Thursday night bonfire are simply a black spot on the old practice field and you might still catch a glimpse of the Friday afternoon’s parade confetti and candy pieces in the gutters along Main Street. These artifacts will quickly dissolve and fade to distant […]
CHIPOLA’S SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL TICKETS ON SALE MARIANNA—Tickets for the Chipola College production of the comedy hit, “Southern Fried Funeral,” are on sale in the Center for the Arts Box Office and online. The show is centered on the news that Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family is left […]
CRESTED CARACARA This distinctive-looking bird is often mistaken for a type of vulture because of its bare face and habit of eating carrion, but it actually a falcon. Besides cleaning up roadkill, the Caracara also feeds on invertebrates and small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and amphibians. It’s also known to harass vultures causing them to […]
Nov. 12th at the Ag Center in Chipley.
Come out and join in the fun.
Top Ten List #3 “Reading has changed my life.” I’m literally living a life of letters. I spend my days creating books while surrounded by books. I love books. I love reading. I love writing. I could (and will eventually) create many, many Top Ten Books Lists. For today, I am limiting myself […]
Oyster Roast November 4 Love oysters? Don’t miss the 12th annual Downtown Oyster Roast on November 6st, 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Apalachicola. This enchanting event, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, will feature roasted oysters, oysters on the half shell, creamy artichoke, oyster and thyme soup, fresh local shrimp and more. Dine […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) challenges you to Catch a Florida Memory and participate in any of three fun and exciting Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs, two of which are available for the first time. . “Any angler knows saltwater fishing is a fun, challenging and rewarding sport, but these programs, which include […]
Complete this checklist if you have noticed any changes in your breast. This will help you discuss the changes with your health care provider. I have noticed these breast changes: • A lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm area […]
(NewsUSA) – Florida has long been known as the gateway to space and key location for trade with South America, but the state’s advanced manufacturing industry is growing and companies around the globe are taking notice. Supporting the idea that Florida is as much a hub for manufacturing as any other state in the […]
Chipley, Florida residents lined the streets in downtown Chipley on Friday afternoon, October 20 to celebrate Chipley High School Homecoming with a parade followed by traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and a football game. Over sixty floats, rolling exhibits, political candidates and marching bands provided a colorful counterpoint to the perfect Northwest Florida afternoon as […]
PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of […]
Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for September 2016, unchanged from the August 2016 rate, but down 0.4 percentage point from 5.1 percent a year ago. There were 457,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9,753,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.0 percent in September. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment […]
Chipley, Florida High School students turned out in large numbers under balmy Autumn skies on Thursday evening, October 20, to celebrate the traditional Homecoming Bonfire, preparing for Friday’s homecoming activities. Inclusive of traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and the perennial football game, Chipley celebrates their 67th Homecoming this week, tonight facing a tough West Gadsden […]
Said goal is to get community behind redevelopment plans. by Kathy Foster Carol Westmoreland, Executive Director of Florida Redevelopment Association, was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Third Thursday Breakfast hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and explained the redevelopment program which is aimed at eradicating blight in communities around Florida. […]