Four area Veterans were recognized during the Chipley Kiwanis Club June 30th meeting to move into the July 4th celebration in the community. by Kathy Foster Jeanne Betts, Paul Gordy, Grady Wood and Jim Clemmons were guests of honor at this week’s Kiwanis Club meeting in Chipley. The foursome representing the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. […]
The bright, beautiful colors of a fireworks displays are a sight to behold and the highlight of July 4 celebrations across the country. But, it’s important to be careful when selecting and using fireworks for your family’s celebration. The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers these consumer safety tips: Check and obey local laws […]
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:05 p.m. on July 29, 2015.
BoatUS makes it easy to borrow a life jacket for the young ones. ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 29, 2015 – The July 4th holiday is the biggest weekend on the water for boating and you don’t have enough kid’s life jackets for the little ones planning to come aboard for the fireworks and fun. What […]
MARIANNA—Celebrate the season with the Chipola Appreciation Club’s “Endless Summer” dinner and dance, Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Marianna National Guard Armory. Just as the Beach Boys’ “Endless Summer” album reminds us of a simpler time with hits like “Surfin’ USA” and “Be True to Your School,” this event will reunite old Chipola friends […]
From Alligator Point to Apalachicola, almost every community is planning Independence Day festivities. Apalachicola In Apalachicola,the Historic Apalachicola Main Street group presents Apalachicola Independence Eve Celebration on Friday, July 3 featuring seafood in the park, parade, ice cream social, music and fireworks at 9 p.m. Activities include entertainment by Johnny Barbato & the Lucky […]
Summer has arrived and if you’re like me, you’ll be spending more time outside, soaking in all the natural beauty Florida has to offer. This time of year, especially as we approach our national Independence Day, marks the start of the season most associated with the use of fireworks. While it is important to have […]
A reminder to parents and young people.
Don’t miss a behind-the-scenes look at Pensacola, an international port town with 16th-century colonial Spanish roots. Seamen and immigrants from all over the world made Pensacola into one of America’s first multicultural, multiracial, polyglot communities. * Watch underwater archaeologists explore a sunken Spanish ship * Learn about (and enjoy) authentic colonial Spanish food […]
July brings some of the hottest temperatures throughout Florida, so residents should choose heat-tolerant plants when gardening. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. You can identify your region with the gardening region map. North Florida Annuals: Gardeners in north Florida should plant heat-tolerant annuals, such as ornamental […]
(NAPSI)—Fun activities such as barbecues and road trips with family and friends can be more joyful if you heed a few helpful tips to keep yourself safe. “Families across the nation will enjoy lots of opportunities to have outdoor fun and occasions to visit family and exciting destinations this summer,” says Paul Quinn, assistant […]
M. A. “Whitey” Urquhart of Lynn Haven, Florida, died on Monday, June 29, 2015 at age of 87. Whitey was born on March 7, 1928, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, to M. A. “Gus” Urquhart and Sallie Spann Urquhart. He was the oldest of twelve children. After the death of his mother in […]
The Washington County Tobacco Free Partnership has been working towards a healthier community through policy objectives. FDA regulation of tobacco products started June 22, 2009 with the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act, signed by President Obama. The problem with this was that it only made it illegal to sell candy flavored cigarettes. This […]
Chipley, FL – Crews have completed a resurfacing project on State Road 79 from south of Thomas Drive to north of Interstate 10 in Holmes County. The $481,388 project also included minor drainage improvements and placement of new signs and pavement markings. For more information, follow the Florida Department of Transportation District Three on Twitter […]
Grand Openings and Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 a.m.
Here’s an update on the ongoing work at the Piggly Wiggly in Chipley. A favorite shopping place for many — the Chipley Piggly Wiggly is the latest to get a “face life” as work continues on the facade of one of Chipley’s oldest businesses. As it once […]