‘Ready to Learn” Aug. 5th at the Chipley Library …..

‘Ready to Learn” Aug. 5th at the Chipley Library …..

Presents the “Ready to Learn” Fair! Tuesday, Aug. 5th, 2014 2:00pm – 6:00pm Chipley Public Library   All families with children 2-4 years old, living in Washington & Holmes Counties, are welcome to attend. Learn more about the programs and services for young children and their families; including: Washington Co. Public Library – Reading programs, preschool […]

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New name, New image for WHTC ……..

New name, New image for WHTC ……..

Here’s your chance to be heard.   by  Kathy Foster     Martha Compton,  Director of Washington-Holmes Technical Center in Chipley was before the school board this week to discuss the possibility of changing the name of the center in a move to attract more students to the school.   On the suggested list for […]

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BCF Named Best Value School …….

BCF Named Best Value School …….

The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville, Florida was recently named a Best Value School by University Research & Review and their Best Value School Selection Committee http://tinyurl.com/pq9fsdu. Out of thousands of eligible schools, less than 100 are nominated each quarter, and an even smaller percentage of schools actually meet the assessment criteria to […]

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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Holmes County ……..

FThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Holmes County.   The course takes place at the First Baptist Church, 311 N. Waukesha St. in Bonifay. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8, and 8 a.m. until noon Aug. 9.   Students must complete […]

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Two Final Recommendation Meetings on Final I-10 Master Plan

Two Final Recommendation Meetings on Final I-10 Master Plan

For sections of I-10 in Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington and Jackson counties.      

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Holmes County 4-H holding open meeting for new Livestock Club ……

The Holmes County 4-H Program through the University of Florida/IFAS Extension will hold an open meeting for youth interested in raising 4-H animal projects and showing their animals in upcoming local fairs.   Interested youth, parents, and individuals interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend this meeting on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, beginning at 6:00 […]

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CHIPOLA TO OFFER CORRECTIONS CLASSES ……

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Public Service Department will offer a Basic Corrections course beginning Aug. 11.   The 420-hour program will meet weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Nov. 11. Completion of the program prepares candidates to take the State Board Examination for entry into the Corrections field.   Candidates for all programs must […]

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Back-To-School Budget Tips ……

Back-To-School Budget Tips ……

(NAPSI)—Preparing to go back to school used to be as simple as stocking up the latest textbooks and grabbing a calculator.   Today, college students and their parents regularly spend an average of over $800 on apparel, electronics, dorm furnishings and more. As a nation, that means spending for back-to-college reaches over $45 billion. When […]

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‘Dispicable ME 2′ Showing at Chipley Library today …….

‘Dispicable ME 2′ Showing at Chipley Library today …….

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FDOT to Provide Assistance to Washington County ……

FDOT to Provide Assistance to Washington County ……

Chipley- In an effort to provide further assistance to the citizens of Washington County who have been affected by the heavy rainfall of April 2014, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will make available a water pump to alleviate flooding issues in the county.   Recently, Washington County discontinued the use of the state-owned water […]

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Florida Forest Service Sends Firefighters to Help Battle Western Blazes ……

52 Wildland Firefighters Assisting Fire Suppression Efforts   Tallahassee, FL – As the blazes continue to heat up in the western states, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service is sending dozens of firefighters to aid suppression efforts.   “The Florida Forest Service is a talented group of some of the […]

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Imported lionfish not welcome in Florida

Florida is known as a tourist-friendly state, but starting Aug. 1, one visitor will no longer be welcome: the invasive lionfish. Introduced into Florida waters in the late 1980s, lionfish populations have boomed in recent years, negatively impacting native wildlife and habitat. Several management changes go into effect Aug. 1 that will help the Florida […]

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NRA endorses Brad Drake for Florida House District 5 Seat …..

NRA endorses Brad Drake for Florida House District 5 Seat …..

   It’s Election Time and Absentee Ballots Are Arriving in the Mail NRA-PVF ENDORSES BRAD DRAKE FOR ELECTION TO FLORIDA HOUSE DISTRICT 5  THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO ELECT A PROVEN SECOND AMENDMENT SUPPORTER! Please watch for your ballot if you are voting absentee. Your vote is NEEDED to help protect your Second Amendment rights. […]

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Amberjack, gray triggerfish reopen Aug.1 in Gulf state waters ……

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) reopens Aug. 1.   In Gulf federal waters, greater amberjack will also open Aug. 1, but gray triggerfish will remain closed through Dec. 31.   In both state and federal Gulf waters, greater amberjack must […]

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Project Graduation Thank You …….

The 2014 Graduates of Vernon High School and their parents would like to give special thanks to the following sponsors of the Vernon High School Project Graduation 2014. Thank you from the bottoms of our hearts!   Washington County School Board, Vernon High School, Sheppard’s Gate Church, Javier’s Restaurant, Cancun’s Restaurant, Chick-fil-A Restaurant, Panama City, […]

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Endless Summer dinner and dance Aug. 16th at Chipola ….

Endless Summer dinner and dance Aug. 16th at Chipola ….

MARIANNA—Celebrate the season with the Chipola Appreciation Club’s “Endless Summer” dinner and dance, Saturday, Aug. 16, 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 […]

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