Courthouse Committee gets view of courtroom in the new Washington County Courthouse ……

Courthouse Committee gets view of courtroom in the new Washington County Courthouse ……

by Kathy Foster   Members of the Washington County Courthouse Committee were on hand Friday to get a look at what one of the courtrooms of the new courthouse will look like.   Judges on hand for the walk-through seemed pleased with how work was progressing and were assured their requests were being handled.   […]

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Community members urge more involvement when speaking to Chipley’s Advisory Rec Board …….

Community members urge more involvement when speaking to Chipley’s Advisory Rec Board …….

by Kathy Foster   Community members meeting with the Chipley Advisory Recreation Board this week expressed concern that there is not the same community support and involvement with the City’s rec programs as there was just a few years ago.   Chipley’s Recreation Board includes Jack Taylor, Gabe Berry, Stephen Daniels, Alicia Brinninger, Carrie Gavaller, […]

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Vernon Band Concert date change …….

The Vernon Band would like to invite you to our Spring Concert on Monday, May 2nd at 7pm in the VHS auditorium.   All band students from 6th grade thru 12th grade will be participating.   We will be presenting the music of world-renowned arranger and composer Robert W Smith.   Come out and join […]

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FREE Skin Cancer Screening at Dermatology Specialists of Florida

Dermatology Specialists of Florida has joined the fight against skin cancer. FREE Skin Cancer Screening Dermatology Specialists of Florida 4357 Lafayette St., Marianna, FL 32446 Wednesday, 12:00pm – 3:00pm By Appointment Call to schedule your appointment 877-231-3376 (for any adult who has not had their skin screened in the past 12 months)   Dermatology Specialists of Florida has joined the fight […]

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GARADENING: Hops in your Florida garden …….

GARADENING: Hops in your Florida garden …….

Hops plants produce stobiles (cones) that are used in making beer. UF/IFAS researchers are currently working on how to grow hops commercially in Florida,1 but did you know that you can grow hops in your Florida garden? If you’re thinking of growing hops, keep these things in mind2: Because they are climbing plants, hops are […]

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Fussell’s Daylily Farm hosting Open House on May 14th

Fussell’s Daylily Farm hosting Open House on May 14th

FUSSELL’S DAYLILY FARM 1565 Gainer Road Chipley, FL OPEN HOUSE May 14, 2015 ALL DAY Come and celebrate this beautiful plant as you walk through the garden and view over 1,000 varieties while visiting fellow daylily lovers! 850-638-7657 (Featured Daylily- ‘Clint Country’ Sattelmeier, 2016)

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Home Tour in Apalachicola May 6-7

Home Tour in Apalachicola May 6-7

A reverence for the past and a vision for the future are combined in the 24th Annual “Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour” May 6-7, 2016.   A flurry of recent building activity in Apalachicola is reflected in the homes on this year’s tour. From historic preservation and restoration to home renovation and new construction, […]

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May is SEASIDE® Dance Month! ……..

Three Saturdays of Dance Performances Feature Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, Ballet Pensacola and Professional Guest Artists SEASIDE®, Fla. (www.seasidefl.com)  – The Merchants of SEASIDE® have established May as Seaside Dance Month. The result of perpetual success and overflowing audiences in past Seaside dance performances, Seaside Dance Month is the brainchild of Seaside co-founder and patron […]

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Administration takes first step to implement legislation modernizing how Medicare pays physicians for quality …….

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a proposal to align and modernize how Medicare payments are tied to the cost and quality of patient care for hundreds of thousands of doctors and other clinicians. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is a first step in implementing certain provisions of the Medicare Access and […]

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Inspiration For Your Next Vacation ………

Inspiration For Your Next Vacation ………

(NAPSI)—Dreaming about a getaway can seem easier than planning one. From choosing a destination to narrowing down lodging and transportation, getting a vacation on the calendar takes some legwork. But once it’s booked, you immediately reap the benefits. Experts say vacationers actually feel most happy before their trips thanks to the anticipation, according to a […]

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BCF Music Students Excite the Audience During Guitar Recital …….

BCF Music Students Excite the Audience During Guitar Recital …….

On Thursday, April 21, students in the Guitar Studio of the Music and Worship Division of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville, held their bi-annual recital to everyone’s delight. Faculty, students, friends and family of the performers, gathered in the R.G. Lee Chapel at 7:00 p.m. to take in the mesmerizing stringed sounds […]

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BCF Hosts Successful Creation Conference …….

BCF Hosts Successful Creation Conference …….

On April 26-27, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville hosted the first on-campus Creation Conference in the R.G. Lee Chapel led by world-renowned Creation Scientist Jonathan Sarfati of Creation Ministries International. Sarfati holds a Ph.D. in Spectroscopy (Physical Chemistry) from Victoria University in Wellington, and has authored numerous books, articles, and resources focusing […]

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NW Florida red drum bag limit lowered to 1 fish starting May 1 …….

The recreational red drum daily bag limit in the northwest red drum management zone (Escambia County through Fred Howard Park near Pasco County) will be lowered from two fish to one fish per person starting Sunday, May 1. All other red drum regulations remain the same, including the eight fish vessel limit.   Florida’s iconic […]

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ARC participates in Bring Your Child to Work Day

ARC participates in Bring Your Child to Work Day

On April 28, 2016, the children of employees at The Arc of Washington-Holmes Counties, Inc., participated in Bring Your Child to Work Day.   The following children joined in the fun: Trenton Martin and Ernie Cummings (sons of Michelle Abarzua), Morgan Watts (granddaughter of Val Parish), Hunter Thurman (cousin to Devan Blair), Nijalyn Cole (daughter […]

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‘Bridge-A-Rama’ celebrates with end-of-the-year dinner ……..

‘Bridge-A-Rama’ celebrates with end-of-the-year dinner ……..

Twenty-one members of the 2015-16 Bridge-A-Rama players were at the Colonial Restaurant in Chipley Tuesday night to hear who had achieved the ranking of placing first, second and third in this year’s event to support the Washington County Library System.   High scorers for this year’s event were:  1st Place – Mary Louise Fowler and […]

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ……

CHIPOLA STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ……

MARIANNA—Chipola College officials recognized the accomplishments of two students—Donovan Ebersole and Olivia Saunders—at a press conference at the college last Tuesday.   Donovan Ebersole of Blountstown recently was named a Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar. He also is a member of the All-Florida Academic First Team. A portrait of Ebersole will hang on Chipola’s Academic […]

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