Chipley High School Football Celebrates ‘Friday Night Lights’ With First Home Game Win Against Graceville ……

Chipley High School Football Celebrates ‘Friday Night Lights’ With First Home Game Win Against Graceville ……

Chipley, Florida High School celebrated their first home game at Philip Rountree Stadium in Downtown Chipley with a win against neighbor Graceville Tigers, 26-21, on Friday, September 4. Chipley home games enjoy a tailgate party each year, hosted by the Chipley Tiger 100 Club and a local member business, with One South Bank doing the […]

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Experts Say Fall Is the Time to Plant Perennials ………

Experts Say Fall Is the Time to Plant Perennials ………

(NAPSI)—Perennial plants are a gardener’s dream: They add color to borders and beds, and are relatively easy to maintain. Perennials can also be used to add fragrance and texture to gardens, as well as attract beneficial wildlife such as butterflies and hummingbirds. Planting perennials in the fall is like making a long-term investment—one that pays […]

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FWC sets Bear Hunt numbers …….

Florida wildlife officials have approved the killing of 320 black bears next month during the state’s first bear hunting season in more than 20 years. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted 3-2 for a harvest plan recommended by staff during a meeting this week in Fort Lauderdale. Wildlife officials estimate the state’s bear […]

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Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin September 2015 by Bob Wattendorf ……..

Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin September 2015 by Bob Wattendorf ……..

‘Pitch It’ to save fish and wildlife The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is taking a leadership role by working with the American Sportfishing Association’s “Pitch It” campaign. This voluntary program encourages anglers across the country to dispose of their soft plastic lures properly as concerns about these lures accumulating in public waters […]

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Chipley Woman’s Club meeting Sept. 9th ………

The Chipley Woman’s Club will begin their new year at noon on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at their clubhouse located on 5th Street. The Club has many projects planned for the year including their upcoming Fall Yard Sale in September, the Kirby Design Show in October, the Bridal Expo in February. The ladies will also […]

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Red Hatters welcome new members ……..

Red Hatters welcome new members ……..

Foxy Red Hatters, Chapter #17283 of the Red Hat Society recently met at a local restaurant in Chipley for lunch.   by Roxanne Bush   The society is based on the poem ‘Warning’ by Jenny Joseph.  She said when she was older, she wouldn’t be meek and mild, she threatened to get bolder.   Now […]

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Jeff Atwater: On teaching children how to save ………

Jeff Atwater: On teaching children how to save ………

In my role as Chief Financial Officer, I am offered an inside look at how financial education can benefit a family–and how a lack of financial understanding can work to a family’s detriment as well. The need for greater financial literacy has never been more clear than it is now, and never more necessary than […]

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CRAA MEETING TO FEATURE NEW TECHNICAL THEATRE PROGRAM …….

MARIANNA— Connie Smith, Director of Technical Theatre at Chipola College, will be the featured guest speaker at the September 15 meeting of the Chipola Regional Arts Association (CRAA).   CRAA meets at Jim’s Buffet, with a Dutch-treat luncheon at 11:30 a.m. and program beginning at noon. Smith will offer a unique look behind the Chipola […]

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‘Running Scared Zombie 5K Run Sept. 26th ……….

‘Running Scared Zombie 5K Run Sept. 26th ……….

The event is being held in Panama City to benefit the Gulf Coast Children’s Advocacy Center.  

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Check out career opportunities at Goodwill Career Campus in Chipley …….

Check out career opportunities at Goodwill Career Campus in Chipley …….

Goodwill Career Campus  continues to be open to provide help for those on those who are job hunting — and their help is free.  You can check them out a www.gwcareercampus.com.         Goodwill Career Campus  

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Start Smart: Top Tips For Parents This School Year …….

Start Smart: Top Tips For Parents This School Year …….

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re a newbie sending your kids to kindergarten or a grizzled veteran parent of a high school senior, school season can be an emotional time. Here’s a quick list of things you can do for more stress-free days at school. 10. Plan Lunches If you are buying school lunch, check the online menu to […]

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Living Landscapes Matter: Lawns And Gardens Are Ecosystems That Help Us All ……..

Living Landscapes Matter: Lawns And Gardens Are Ecosystems That Help Us All ……..

(NAPSI)—While in some parts of our country, people are replacing their lawns with rocks, mulch, cacti and plastic grass—deadening the landscape in order to conserve water—you may not have to. “Having a lawn and being a good environment steward are not mutually exclusive,” explains Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute […]

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Alabama loses fight to close Indian Casinos ……..

A federal appeals court has ruled against Alabama’s effort to close casinos run by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.   Courtesy of WZEP Radio   The 11th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Alabama did not have a right to bring a federal claim to try to enjoin the tribe’s gambling operations. […]

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Greek Festival Labor Day Weekend in Ft. Walton Beach ……..

Greek Festival Labor Day Weekend in Ft. Walton Beach ……..

LABOR DAY WEEKEND      Friday, September 4, 2015  –  4pm to 9pm Saturday, September 5, 2015  – 11am to 9pm Sunday, September 6, 2015  –  Emerald Coast Convention Center Okaloosa Island 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy., FWB , FL   Come out and enjoy the 24th Annual Greek Festival during the Labor Day weekend at […]

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One dead and four injured in crash on Orange Hill Highway REVISED …….

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports a 32-year-old Caryville resident John Ross Loria died Sept. 2nd of injuries sustained in a 3:55 p.m. on Orange Hill Highway at Moonseed Lane in Washington County.   FHP is still withholding the name of the decreased, but reports that 21-year-old Janie Nicole Gail Watkins of Panama City (driver […]

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BOCC votes 3-2 to accept $1.16 million SAFER Grant …..

BOCC votes 3-2 to accept $1.16 million SAFER Grant …..

Announcement  that a mistake at the State level  in the original grant lowers funding to $1.16 million.   by Kathy Foster   Karen Shaw, Washington County Grants Coordinator and Gene Brandow, County Fire Services Coordinator, were pleased Thursday afternoon to receive a 3-2 vote from the Washington County Board of County Commissioners to accept the […]

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