State Road 79 Roadway Repairs in Holmes County ……

Chipley- Traffic on State Road 79, between I-10 and U.S. 90 in Holmes County, will encounter daytime lane shifts and intermittent closures Thursday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 24 as crews make repairs to the roadway. Motorists are reminded to use caution and obey the posted speed limit when traveling through the work zone.   […]

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EXPERIENCE MATTERS MORE THAN AGE WITH YOUNG-ADULT DRIVER SAFETY ……

AAA Foundation Research Suggests States Could Reduce Crashes by Extending GDL Requirements TAMPA, Fla.  -  Experience behind the wheel may matter more than age when it comes to the safety of young-adult drivers, according to two new studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. These results suggest that states could reduce road crashes, fatalities […]

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U.S. Congressman Steve Southerland to visit Vernon & Chipley Thursday …..

U.S. Congressman Steve Southerland to visit Vernon & Chipley Thursday …..

U.S. Congressman Steve Southland will meet with constituents at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23rd at the Holmes Creek Pizza & Pasta Company in Vernon.   Then at 1:30 p.m. he will tour the Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley to tour the campus. Everyone is invited to stop by and talk with Southerland.

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Fall & Holiday Showcase Oct. 23rd at Ag Center in Chipley ……

Fall & Holiday Showcase Oct. 23rd at Ag Center in Chipley ……

Join the Woman’s Club of Chipley on Thursday, October 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center as renowned decorator and floral artist Kirby Holt shares his designer tips, techniques and secrets for decorating your home for the upcoming holiday season. His entertaining and motivating style will prepare you for the most beautiful […]

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month …….

TALLAHASSEE – October is National Dental Hygiene Month and the Florida Department of Health is working to increase preventive dental services through the 2014-2015 School Based Sealant Project.   This pilot program features dental hygienists delivering preventive services in Title 1 schools in Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades and Martin counties.   “Our local county health […]

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Another Small Business: Emmie & Company on Raidroad Avenue in Chipley ………

Another Small Business: Emmie & Company on Raidroad Avenue in Chipley ………

Open at 1346-A North Railroad Avenue Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Emmie & Company features a wide selection of shirts, bags, hats, jewelry, rain gear and  decor items for the home.  A visit to the shop is a treat for the eye as well as […]

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WORKFORCE ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO MEET AT CHIPOLA …….

MARIANNA—Chipola College will host the annual meeting of the Workforce Development Advisory Council, Thursday, Oct. 23. College officials are expected to announce the launch of two new programs during the meeting.   More than 100 area professionals and business leaders serve on 11 separate advisory committees for each of the college’s career and technical education […]

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‘America’s Got Talent’ holding open auditions …….

‘America’s Got Talent’ holding open auditions …….

Here’s a chance to show off your talent.    

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Explorers holding Library Story Hour Oct. 28th …..

Explore reading ……. Explore an Hour Explore a Story!   Washington County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with WCPL offers you a chance to have your kids EXPLORE reading!   The Washington County Sheriff Explorers will be having a fun-filled story hour with the youth, promoting growth and development along with a love of books!   […]

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CHIPOLA’S JOHNSON IS TEACHER ED GRAD MADE GOOD …….

MARIANNA–After graduating from Malone High School, Mackenzie Willis Johnson, like most high school graduates from the area, enrolled in Chipola College.   Johnson was a scholar-athlete who was a member of Chipola’s cross-country and cheerleading teams.   After completing her Associate of Arts degree, she was accepted into the Chipola School of Education and completed […]

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BCF Prepares for Preview Day on Oct. 24th …..

BCF Prepares for Preview Day on Oct. 24th …..

Midterm examinations are over and the faculty, students and staff at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville are excitedly preparing for Preview Day which will be held on October 24, 2014. The Semiannual event provides prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the campus and determine if BCF is where they […]

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‘Friends’ meet Nov. 2nd at Ag Center in Chipley.

Speaker for this meeting will be Diane Phillips McKeithen, wife of Bay County sheriff Frank McKeithen, who is a native of Vernon.   The November meeting of Friends will be Thursday, November 2nd, 12:00-1:00 for a bag lunch in the East conference room of the Ag Center in Chipley.   Diane McKeithen  is a retired school […]

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SEASIDE® Hosts 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival ……

Four Days of Festival Fun Nov. 6-9 SEASIDE®, Fla. (www.seasidefl.com), Sept. 19, 2014 – As the air turns crisp and cool, wine enthusiasts gather in SEASIDE® each year to sample wines from around the globe, as the award-winning town hosts its 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival Nov. 6-9. Named by Fodor’s Travel as a Top 10 “Can’t-Miss Fall Wine Festival,” […]

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Terry Ellis speaker at RMS ….

Terry Ellis speaker at RMS ….

The guest speaker in the Roulhac Middle School Careers class for the week was Mr. Terry Ellis, Vice President of U.S. Operations at West Point. He talked with the students about the responsibilities of his position, the operations of the facility, and the importance of good decision making.  

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Obituary for Chief Fish Eagle (Wilbert Evans) ……

Chief Fish Eagle (Wilbert Evans) age 102, passed from this life Monday, October 20, 2014 at Grand Boulevard Health and Rehab Center in Miramar Beach, FL. He was born in Cherokee, North Carolina on January 30, 1912 to Jessie and Lela (Ganey) Evans. Wilbert was self-employed painter and has lived in Point Washington, FL her […]

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Florida Department of Health offers Flu Vaccinations for Employees ……

Florida Department of Health offers Flu Vaccinations for Employees ……

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health today provided flu vaccinations to over 300 state employees as part of the “Vaccine before Halloween” campaign. Onsite vaccinations were available throughout the day at the Capital Circle Office Complex in Tallahassee, and the event served as a reminder that it is important for all Floridians to get their […]

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