New hours for Washington County libraries ……

New hours for Washington County libraries ……

Post this notice on your refrigerator.     È New Library Hours Extended Hours at Branch Locations! Starting on Monday, October 20th, 2014, hours will be as follows for branch locations:   Sam Mitchell (Vernon) Branch Monday 9am-6pm (closed 12pm-1pm for lunch) Tuesday 12pm-6pm Wednesday 12pm-6pm Friday 9am-3pm Sunny Hills Branch Tuesday 9am-2pm Wednesday 1pm-6pm […]

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‘Trunk or Treat’ being held Nov. 1st in Chipley at Pal’s Park ….

‘Trunk or Treat’ being held Nov. 1st in Chipley at Pal’s Park ….

CHIPLEY’S ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. PAL’S PARK   The Merchants of Historic Chipley along with the Chipley Police Department have worked together for several years providing a safe and enjoyable environment for area children and their families to have a Trick or Treat event. We had […]

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A trip to the Smokies …….

A trip to the Smokies …….

The Great Smoky Mountains boast 100 species of native trees, making this national park a cornucopia of fall colors.  Along the high ridges and mountain tops, trees are changing  color .  The peak of fall color in the valleys and coves is usually in late October or early November.  Sunny days and cool nights are […]

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All You Need to Know About Apple Pay …….

All You Need to Know About Apple Pay …….

The latest innovation out of Cupertino, California is here: Apple Pay. Apple Pay is the technology giant’s entrant into the emerging world of virtual wallets and is now available on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 as well as the forthcoming Apple Watch. With it, users can enter their […]

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Class offered Oct. 28th on ‘Strawberries for the Home Garden’ …….

Class offered Oct. 28th on ‘Strawberries for the Home Garden’ …….

Strawberry plugs will be provided to participants.

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Firefighter courses offered at Chipola College ……

Firefighter courses offered at Chipola College ……

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer several Firefighting courses in the coming months.   The Advanced Training 8-hour Firefighter Lost Drill (black out) and Live Burn class will be offered Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Nov. 5 and 6, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Students will learn: techniques for donning a SCBA; how […]

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BOB GRAHAM TO SPEAK AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE OCT. 22 ……

BOB GRAHAM TO SPEAK AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE OCT. 22 ……

MARIANNA—Bob Graham, former Governor of Florida and United States Senator, will address students in the Chipola College Honors program, Wednesday, Oct. 22nd.   The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 1:30 p.m., in Jackson Hall of the Chipola Literature/Language building.   After retirement from the U.S. Senate in 2005, Graham established […]

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PENDER ART EXHIBIT AT CHIPOLA …….

PENDER ART EXHIBIT AT CHIPOLA …….

MARIANNA—The works of the late Jane Ludlum Pender are now on display in the gallery of the Prough Center for the Arts at Chipola College.   The private collection of Pender’s works is on loan to the college from her family – husband Laurence Pender, II, and their four children, Laurence Pender, III, Adris, Elizabeth […]

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Covenant Hospice Lunch and Learn …….

MARIANNA, FLA – Covenant Hospice would like to offer healthcare professionals the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEU) Wednesday, October 22, 12:00 p.m. at Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue , Suite E in Marianna.   There is no cost and a light lunch will be provided. Please register by Monday, Oct. 20. For more […]

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Shining A Light On Rare Cancers ……..

(NAPSI)—Every year, about 14,500 people are diagnosed with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a group of rare blood cancers that originate in the bone marrow—and the more you know about them, the better you can be at finding support for yourself or someone else affected by this diagnosis.   The Problem Living with a rare cancer, like […]

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Obituary for Maurice Scott ….

Maurice Scott, age 82, of Chipley, passed from this life Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, FL. Maurice was born on February 8, 1932 in Alford, FL to John Lenzy and Lessie (Dilmore) Scott. After serving with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, he served as County Extension […]

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Governor Rick Scott: Florida National Guard Rapid Response Teams will further prepare for Ebola

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – After meeting with Major General Emmett Titshaw , Governor Scott has announced that the Florida National Guard is currently establishing two Rapid Response Teams to further enhance Florida’s Ebola preparedness efforts.  Each National Guard Rapid Response team of 16 will include doctors, nurses and equipment personnel. These two teams are undergoing intensive […]

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Fall and Holiday Decorating Showcase Oct. 23 at Ag Center in Chipley …..

Fall and Holiday Decorating Showcase Oct. 23 at Ag Center in Chipley …..

The Woman’s Club of Chipley will have their annual decorating showcase featuring Kirby Holt, AIFD Thursday, October 23rd at the Agricultural Center, Hwy. 90. at 6 P.M. Kirby has some new ideas as he always does, such as showing some do-it-yourself suggestions using mesh for garlands, etc., simple ways to make fresh arrangements including a […]

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Mondays with Pete October 20, 2014 …….

Good Morning;             Saturday morning at 5 a.m. I lay wide awake nestled under the covers against the cool temperatures of a Florida fall morning.  A rooster could be heard in the distance calling for the morning to break.  He was about an hour early, but he was insistent. When the rooster was quiet a great horned […]

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AAA: US SHALE BOOM A GIFT TO MOTORISTS …….

AAA: US SHALE BOOM A GIFT TO MOTORISTS …….

Consumers are Paying the Lowest Price at the Pump in over Two Years TAMPA, Fla.  -  U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, placing downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices. WTI crude settled at $82.75 on Friday, after dropping below $80 a barrel for the first time in two years on Thursday. The savings […]

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U.S. Congressman Steve Southerland guest at NRA Rally ……

U.S. Congressman Steve Southerland guest at NRA Rally ……

“On our worst day we are the envy of the world,”  said U.S. Congress Steve Southerland who spoke  in Chipley over the weekend in his   campaign for re-election.   Southerland  promised to continue his fight to support the U.S. Constitution Amendment 2 that guarantees the right of the people to bear arms.  He said that right is […]

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