DR. IRMA CRUZ-WHITE IS OUTSTANDING CHIPOLA FACULTY MEMBER ……

DR. IRMA CRUZ-WHITE IS OUTSTANDING CHIPOLA FACULTY MEMBER ……

MARIANNA—Dr. Irma Cruz-White, Assistant Professor and Mathematics Facilitator in the School of Education, is an example of the outstanding academic and professional credentials held by Chipola College faculty.   Dr. Cruz-White has a Bachelor of Science in Computational Mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico, a Master of Science in Mathematics and a Doctorate of […]

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CRA gives stamp of approval to business incubator project …..

Last  week the Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) got on board with plans for incubator businesses to be  developed in the downtown area of Chipley.   The move is important because as it presently stands the CRA will fund the rent subsidies being discussed for the business venture.   Agreeing with the City of Chipley  that the empty […]

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Chipley Code Enforcement Board finds two not in compliance …..

Chipley’s Code Enforcement Board found two properties not in compliance with regulations at their November meeting and in both cases gave the property owners 30 days to clean up the sites or face a $50.00 a day fine until the property is cleaned up.   Case No. 1 concerns an unoccupied manufactured home  on  property […]

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Orange Hill Quilters donate to Pregnancy Center …..

Orange Hill Quilters donate to Pregnancy Center …..

Orange Hill Quilters met on Nov. 12th to gather baby items including quilts, receiving blankets and burp cloths that members had made during the year.   These items were donated to the Pregnancy Center in Chipley.   Quilters on hand for the presentation included (l-r) Dorothy Maggard, Inga Ross, Liddie Aronhalt and Roxanne Bush.  

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Paramedic guest speaker at RMS ….

Paramedic guest speaker at RMS ….

Danny Page, a paramedic with the Bay County EMS was a guest speaker in the eighth grade Careers class at Roulhac Middle School in Chipley.   Page talked with the students about the basics of the job, required training to enter the field, and the real life experience of being a paramedic.  

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Congratulations to the Vernon Elementary 5th grade Spelling Bee Winners ……..

Congratulations to the Vernon Elementary 5th grade Spelling Bee Winners ……..

The first and second place winners will go on to the District Spelling Bee to be held December 11th at Roulhac. 1st Place and Winner: Ashley Siples 2nd Place: Grace Quinn Alternates: Alex Newcomb and Allie Walters   Pictured from left to right: Allie Walters, Grace Quinn, Ashley Siples, and Alex Newcomb  

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Council on Aging Christmas Dinner set for Dec. 9th ….

Washington County Council on Aging will be hosting it’s annual Christmas Dinner, December 9th, from 10:30 – 12:30 at the  Ag Center in Chipley for all Washington County Seniors 60 and over. Along with a great meal provided by Stones Meat Packing, attendees will enjoy  entertainment by Neysa Wilkins Semmler, and there will be plenty […]

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Special Reading Program at the Chipley Library …..

Special Reading Program at the Chipley Library …..

The 4th Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.  

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Graceville Christmas Parade and Festival will be Dec. 5th

Graceville Christmas Parade and Festival will be Dec. 5th

Line up begins at 4:30 pm and the parade rolls at 5:30 pm. Each unit will pick up their number at the Highway 77 Bingo shopping center parking lot, located at the intersection of Highway 77 and College Drive.   Line up will be on White Avenue beginning at Cliff Street. From there, the parade […]

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Getting The Most Out Of A Kitchen Remodel ……..

Getting The Most Out Of A Kitchen Remodel ……..

by James Young   (NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Census Bureau, homeowners spent $130 billion on remodeling projects last year. If you hope to join them anytime soon, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. After all, a kitchen remodel can give you one of the best returns on investment as long […]

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AAA: MORE THAN 46 MILLION AMERICANS TO TRAVEL FOR THANKSGIVING, MOST SINCE 2007

AAA: MORE THAN 46 MILLION AMERICANS TO TRAVEL FOR THANKSGIVING, MOST SINCE 2007

Improving Economy Brings 1.9 Million More Travelers, Consumers Pay Lowest Gas Prices in Nearly Four Years TAMPA, Fla. (November 20, 2014) – AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over 2013. […]

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‘Yard of Month’ presented to Cheverie Family …..

‘Yard of Month’ presented to Cheverie Family …..

Arthur Cheverie was on hand at last week’s  Chamber of Commerce Third Thursday Breakfast/Annual Meeting  to accept the Yard of the Month award presented by the Chipley Garden Club in conjunction with the City of Chipley.   The beautifully tended yard at the home of Authur and Ellen Joy, located at 622 3rd Street in […]

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‘Happy’ presented at CHS ….

‘Happy’ presented at CHS ….

This variety show of laughs and smiles was a delightful experience and the performers seemed to have as much fun behind the curtains as in front of them.   Participating in this production at Chipley High School were :   Actors   …   Julie Barfield, Angel Baxley, Bryan Bellamy, Kaitiin Bray, Abbie Bridges, Philip […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Tourism on Pace for Fourth Consecutive Record Year …….

Florida Has Already Welcomed Nearly 74 Million Visitors in 2014 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that according to VISIT FLORIDA’s preliminary estimates* 23.7 million visitors came to Florida in the third quarter of 2014 (July-September), an increase of 3.5 percent over the same period in 2013. This represents the largest third quarter […]

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‘B-Shoc’ in concert at First Freewill Baptist Church today ….

‘B-Shoc’ in concert at First Freewill Baptist Church today ….

Free Concert at 7 p.m.    

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BCF Shines at the Florida Baptist State Convention …..

BCF Shines at the Florida Baptist State Convention …..

From the Florida Baptist State Convention (FBSC) theme “Shine” to the very heartbeat of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) President Thomas A. Kinchen expressed during his annual report, BCF students continue to shine as lights in a dark world.   Messengers at the convention held at the First Baptist Church at the Mall in […]

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