James Benjamin Craven, Sr. expired Monday, September 1, 2014 at his home after an extended illness. Dr. Craven was born April 19, 1930 in Chipley, Florida to the late William Milton Craven and Marion Miner Craven. He graduated from Chipley High School in 1948. During their younger years, he and his brother Billy Craven operated […]
Vernon, FL —The Vernon High School Theatre Department is currently in full rehearsals for their fall production, Dearly Departed. Following three successful days of auditions, Director of Theatre, Kevin Russell cast the following individuals: Ethan Suggs as Ray-Bud Turpin, Nicole Middlemass as Lucille Turpin, Darynne Richardson as Lucille Turpin, Hunter Farrar as Junior Turpin, Kaylee […]
TALLAHASSEE- As parents send their children back to school, the Florida Department of Health remains committed to safeguarding the health of Florida’s children by increasing immunization levels. Florida’s State Health Online Tracking System (SHOTS) helps ensure that the required immunization records for child-care and school attendance are easy to locate. Florida SHOTS is a free, […]
PANAMA CITY – The 2014 Girl Scout Fall Product Program begins September 8 in communities across the Florida Panhandle. This annual nuts, candies and magazines sale provides girls with the opportunity to earn funds for troop activities and service projects. Girl Scouts are taking orders for delicious nuts and candies, as well as magazines and […]
MARIANNA—Chipola College Artist Series season tickets go on sale Sept. 9 at the Center for the Arts Box Office or online at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice. Online tickets may be printed at home, or with an order confirmation, will-call tickets will be available at the box office the night of the show. Box Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 […]
Gainesville —Food security is an important issue to the people of the United States. How can Florida agriculture continue to provide quality solutions for the future? Teenagers across the Sunshine State will address this question in the 2014 Florida Farm Bureau Youth Speech Contest. Contestants must present a five minute speech on the assigned topic […]
Representatives from the Southeastern Community Blood Center (SCBC) in Marianna will be on The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) campus September 9-10, to provide faculty, students, staff, and the Graceville community the opportunity to “Save a Life” by donating blood. Many individuals who donate blood enjoy receiving the free incentives and sometimes amusing t-shirts, but […]
6 p.m. at Caryville City Hall.
Tips for Potluck Parties From holiday work parties to classroom celebrations, potlucks are a popular way for people to mingle, relax, and try others’ favorite recipes. Although these gatherings are meant to be festive occasions, potlucks can result in the spread of foodborne illness. Reduce the chances of receiving a foodborne illness by following […]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Washington County. The course takes place at the Hard Labor Creek Plantation, 1963 Hard Labor Road, Chipley. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6. Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and […]
A Silver Springs, Florida woman, Myra Sue Dixon, 64, was listed in critical condition following a Aug. 30th crash on Hwy 79 just south of the Washington County line. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that Dixon was southbound on State Road 79 at the time of the accident. She was driving a 1994 […]
by Kathy Foster Rescinding previous action at their Aug. 28th meeting, the Washington County Board of County Commissioners took action to hire a County Fire Coordinator and decided to not place the county’s 11 volunteer fire departments under the supervision of the Sheriff’s Office. While County Attorney Jeff Goodman said he had spent approximately […]
Opening September 2nd …..
1st Annual Caches, Critters &Cars At Falling Waters State Park October 11th, 2014 The Washington County Tourist Development Council is proud to present the 1st Annual Caches, Critters & Cars at Falling Waters State Park. Come experience an eclectic mix of treasure hunting, wild animals, antique campers & cars and much more. Enjoy all of […]
Registration will begin Aug. 28th …….
Good morning; Well I’m running a little late this Monday morning. Some weeks these messages, just like sermons, don’t come easily as on other weeks. Maybe there is so much going on right now that I am not really in tune to the Spirit’s moving this morning. I opened my devotional and out jumps a […]