The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 72 year old Betty Louise Grover of Altha, Florida is in critical condition after being lifeflighted to Sacred Heart/Bay Medical following a 8 a.m. crash st State Road 73 at Topelo Drive in Jackson County. According to the FHP report, Grover was driving a 1986 Oldsmobile 98 […]
HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board approved a joint funding agreement with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for stage and discharge monitoring at ten stations today. This agreement includes the continuation of five existing stations, as well as the initiation of five new sites in support of the District’s development […]
The night was crystal clear when they crawled into the tent and slipped into sleeping bags for the night. The camp fire had burned down to a mound of glowing red embers. The last of a marshmallow sizzled on a rock next to the fire. Graham cracker and chocolate bar wrappers were now ghostly, ashen forms in the fire […]
The price at the pump is at it’s lowest point in seven months, nationally. Gas prices fell for the sixth consecutive week, while oil had it’s lowest Friday close since May 2013. “Motorists should continue to see a discount at the pump,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “High domestic oil supplies, a […]
National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 14-20 TAMPA, Fla. (September 15, 2014 ) — As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, AAA – The Auto Club Group joins organizations nationwide to encourage parents and caregivers to make sure their children are riding in a safe seat. Common Car Seat Mistake: Harness Straps Too Loose and […]
by Mark Mauldin UF/IFAS Extension, in cooperation with Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC), is presenting a Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar. The seminar will address topics relating to food plots and perennial food sources as well as deer herd management techniques. Anyone interested in better managing the deer, and deer habitat on their property is […]
Public Notice Courthouse Committee Meeting The Washington County Courthouse Committee will be having a Meeting Monday September15, 2014 and 3:30P.M. In the Board Meeting Room located at 1331 South Blvd., Chipley, Florida. The Washington County Courthouse Committee will accommodate handicapped and disabled persons who wish to attend this meeting. Contact the Board of County Commission […]
The United States is undergoing a demographic shift that is changing older Americans’ relation to the workplace. The average and median age of the U.S. population is rising, and the composition of the workforce with it. By 2020, it is estimated that workers 55 and over will make up 25% of the U.S. civilian labor […]
Meetings being held Thursdays from 5 – 6 p.m. at Chipley Library.
6 p.m. at the Vernon City Hall.
Washington County Master Gardeners will kick off their 2014-15 business year next Wednesday at 8 a.m. working on the grounds at the Chipley Library and then continue with a 9 a.m. meeting at the Ag Center in Chipley, and they would love to have interested gardeners join them. The Master Gardener program is open to […]
Washington County Council on Aging is planning a trip to Fantasy In Lights at Callaway Gardens. They will be chartering a bus which will leave on Monday, November 24th and return on the 25th. For more information please contact Kim @850-638-6216.
MARIANNA— Chipola Theatre majors will present an evening of sketch comedy with song and dance in the Chipola Theatre Showcase, Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts. Charles Sirmon, Chipola Director of Theatre, will begin his 16th season with the showcase that Sirmon says, “Is a lot like Saturday Night Live […]
Title washing makes rebuilt wrecks and cars with odometer issues look like problem-free used cars on paper. (NAPSI)—A dangerous scam that hides major problems from consumers who purchase used cars is on the rise. That’s the word from experts who say nearly 800,000 used cars on America’s roads may be part of […]
Mr. Neil Henry Haines, age 81, of Bonifay, Florida passed away September 13, 2014 at his home. He was born June 17, 1933 in Pemberton, New Jersey. Mr. Haines was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mable Haines, his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Haines and numerous brothers and sisters. Mr. Haines is survived by […]
Bradley Kenneth Biddle was born at 7:26 p.m. on August 27, 2014 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. Bradley weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 22 inches long at birth. His parents are Brandon and Sarah Biddle. Grandparents are: The late Bradley Biddle, and Sherri Biddle of Chipley; Robert and Tanya Bethea also […]