JERRY HAVILAND TO CELEBRATE 100 YEARS WITH COMMUNITY PARTY

Long-time Washington County resident Jerry Haviland will be honored Saturday, October 1st at his 100th birthday celebration at the Hinson Crossroads Fire Department.   The community is invited to join in the celebration of Haviland’s service to family, country and community between 2 – 4 p.m. in the community room at the fire department.   […]

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Rock the Falls Music Festival at Falling Waters State Park Oct. 1st …….

Chipley, FL – Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council are proud to present Rock the Falls Music Festival and Craft Show. Live music will be played by award winning recording artists along with crafters and artist all set to the backdrop of what has been called the most amazing geological […]

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Walton County Fair – Oct. 3rd – 8th ……..

Walton County Fair – Oct. 3rd – 8th ……..

   Come out an enjoy an old fashion county fair. WELCOME WALTON COUNTY FAIR OCTOBER 3-8,2016 MAKE PLANS NOW TO PARTICIPATE!!!

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EPA Releases National Assessment of Strategies to Reduce Air Pollution at Ports …….

Washington – An EPA report finds that air pollution at the nation’s ports can be reduced significantly at all port types and sizes through a variety of strategies and cleaner technologies. Implementing these approaches, the report finds, would reduce greenhouse gas and other harmful emissions from diesel-powered ships, trucks and other port equipment.   “The […]

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Southern Wildlife at Risk: Family Forest Owners Offer a Solution ……..

Southern Wildlife at Risk: Family Forest Owners Offer a Solution ……..

Southern forests rank at the top in terms of biodiversity and number of wildlife species. But today, a significant number of wildlife are at risk.     THE AMERICAN FOREST FOUNDATION (AFF) IN A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND REPORT, FOUND FAMILY FOREST OWNERS ARE KEY TO PROTECTING AT-At-risk wildlife in Southern U.S. AT RISK WILDLIFE Today, wildlife species in […]

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FLORIDA LOTTERY TO SPONSOR CHIPOLA FALL FESTIVAL SEPT. 29 ……..

MARIANNA— The Florida Lottery will participate, for the fifth year in a row, in the Chipola College Fall Festival, Thursday, Sept. 29.   Lottery officials will be on hand to meet Bright Futures scholarship recipients and to celebrate the Lottery’s 28-year history of supporting education in Florida.   All Chipola students are excused from classes […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Miracles We Have Seen: America’s Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can’t Forget

“A beautifully written collection from physicians witnessing the mystery and power of the human body and spirit in the most extreme circumstances.” – Dr. Jerome Groopman, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, New Yorker staff writer. “We read so many accounts of freak accidents and rare diseases bringing misery into the lives of people […]

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BCF Hosts Army Chaplain’s Spiritual Resiliency Training ………

BCF Hosts Army Chaplain’s Spiritual Resiliency Training ………

For many years, The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville has been identified as a Military Friendly School by G. I. Jobs and featured in the Guide to Military Friendly Schools. Recently, members of the BCF family were able to express their support and appreciation for the Armed Forces when Chaplains and Chaplain Assistants […]

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Author Discovers Secret to a Happy Relationship: Dog Train Your Man ……….

Boca Raton, FL  —   Twenty-five years of marriage and the experiences of working with both male and female dog trainers provided the inspiration for L.A. Knight’s laugh-out-loud book, Dog Training the American Male; the story of a relationship counselor who can’t seem to make her own relationships work … until she discovers that the […]

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How You Can Manage Knee Osteoarthritis Pain ……..

How You Can Manage Knee Osteoarthritis Pain ……..

(NAPSI)—Do you or someone you know suffer from knee pain? Let’s face it, we’re all getting older and with that comes the associated aches and pains your parents warned you about. One of the most common diseases associated within joint pain in nearly 27 million Americans is osteoarthritis.1 Most commonly found in the knee, osteoarthritis […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Football Squad Victorious Over Vernon High School in Rivalry Game ……..

Chipley, Florida High School Football Squad Victorious Over Vernon High School in Rivalry Game ……..

In a high scoring game that could have gone either way, the Chipley, Florida High School football squad edged out Vernon High School with a final core of 61-55 on Friday, September 23 in Philip Rountree Stadium in Downtown Chipley. In his first win as a head coach on Friday, Chipley’s Blake Wilson and his […]

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FREE Car Seat heck Today at the Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon! ……..

FREE Car Seat heck Today at the Sam Mitchell Library in Vernon! ……..

  Limited number of FREE car seats!   From 8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., members of the Washington County Health Department’s Healthy Start and the Community Traffic Safety Team of Washington County will be doing FREE car seat checks at the Sam Mitchell Library to ensure your tiny tot is safe! There will be a limited […]

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Free Fish Fry today at Shivers Park in Chipley ………

Free Fish Fry today at Shivers Park in Chipley ………

From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.    

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Today is National Hunting & Fishing Day ……….

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 24 Next time you head outdoors, take a look around you: many of the fish and wildlife species you see, as well as their habitats, are healthy because of hunters and anglers. Additionally, from boat ramps to shooting ranges, artificial reefs to educational programs, Florida’s more than 7 […]

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REX LUMBER AWARDS ENGINEERING TECH SCHOLARSHIPS AT CHIPOLA …….

REX LUMBER AWARDS ENGINEERING TECH SCHOLARSHIPS AT CHIPOLA …….

MARIANNA— Rex Lumber established the Robert and Kathryn McRae scholarship fund to help students planning to pursue an A.S. degree in Engineering Technology or the Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and Motors Certificate program at Chipola College. Rex Lumber officials recently visited the college to meet scholarship recipients. All of the students expressed their gratitude for the award […]

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History comes alive Sept. 30th-Oct. 1st at Florida Caverns State Park ……..

History comes alive Sept. 30th-Oct. 1st at Florida Caverns State Park ……..

History comes alive at the Caverns Cultural Celebration in Marianna, Friday and Saturday, September 30th and October 1, with lots of live exhibits and demonstrations! Over 40 exhibits and demonstrations in all. See a Native American camp, crafts, animals, Civil War re-enactors, and the Wild West demonstration. Watch a bee keeper at work, see a […]

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