2014 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series Comes to Chipley, FL. ……

Chipley, FL –  The Chipley Dixie Majors and the Washington County Tourist Development Council (TDC) is proud to be hosting the 2014 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series at the Chipley High School baseball fields on July 26-30, 2014. The tournament will kick-off on Friday, July 25, 2014 with a welcome banquet for the teams at the […]

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Volunteer Orientation for Spanish Trail Playhouse July 24th …….

The Spanish Trail Playhouse (680 2nd Street-Chipley) will hold a volunteer orientation on Thursday evening, July 24, beginning at 6:30pm at the theatre. The orientation is open to all ages. During the evening, directors with the Spanish Trail Playhouse will conduct a tour of the Spanish Trail Playhouse facility; explain the inner workings of what […]

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CardHub.com releases Prepaid Card Report …….

CardHub.com has  released its 2014 Prepaid Card Report, which evaluates the state of the alternative banking market and identifies the best and worst prepaid card offers.   The popularity of prepaid cards has increased dramatically in recent years, as traditional banking costs and lingering distrust of large financial institutions have led folks to explore other […]

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PCI issues Statement in Regards to OIR Orders to Terminate Certain Cat Fund Emergency Assessments

TALLAHASSEE- Donovan Brown, state government relation counsel for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), issues the following statement in response to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) issuing orders to terminate a 1.3 percent assessment fee on insurance policies effective January 1st 2015 in order to pay off past hurricane claims.   […]

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State Files Suit against Digital Domain to Recoup Defrauded Public Money

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, General Counsel Peter Antonacci announced that the Department of Economic Opportunity has filed a lawsuit against Digital Domain Media Group and related parties seeking to recoup millions of dollars of economic incentives that were fraudulently gained through false assurances, material misrepresentation and an organized scheme to defraud the state of Florida. […]

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Holmes County 4-H Will Hold 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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‘Meet The Artist’ at the Science & Discovery Center July 24th …….

‘Meet The Artist’ at the Science & Discovery Center July 24th …….

308 Airport Road in Panama City, Florida   Bring the whole family and become bug size on Thursday night at the Science and Discovery Center!!! Celebrate with us the opening of our Lifecycle of the Butterfly Exhibit and meet Raina Benoit and Jane Perry, the artists behind this creative collaboration.

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Sam Mitchell Library reopening Wednesday, July 23rd ……

Sam Mitchell Library reopening Wednesday, July 23rd ……

The public is invited to attend the reopening ceremonies.     We are Ready for You at the Sam Mitchell Public Library! The Sam Mitchell Public Library opens once again to serve the community! We will be reopening our doors on Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:00 p.m. to resume library services. Thank you for your […]

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Brittany Doss and Lee Brannon to wed ……

Brittany Doss and Lee Brannon to wed ……

Wayne and  Melanie Doss of Chipley, Florida  are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Brittany  Doss to Lee Brannon, the son of Rusty and  Gloria Brannon of  Hartford, Alabama.  The wedding date is July 25, 2014 in Chipley      

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MUSEUM HOSTS BASKET WEAVING CLASS …….

MUSEUM HOSTS BASKET WEAVING CLASS …….

On Saturday, July 19, the Washington County Historical Society’s History Museum hosted its July beginning weaving class. Fourteen participants enjoyed learning about reed basket weaving and came away with a new skill, a beautiful basket and bragging rights – “I did it myself!” They were able to choose from a rainbow of colors and decorative […]

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Most & Least Energy Expensive States

Routine weather conditions cost the economy as much as $485 billion annually. With that in mind as well as the impact weather has on our moods, productivity and earning potential, the leading personal finance social media network WalletHub followed up on its analysis of the Most & Least Energy Expensive States with an in-depth look at 2014’s Cities […]

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AAA: MALAYSIAN AIRLINE CRASH PUSHES OIL PRICES HIGHER

AAA: MALAYSIAN AIRLINE CRASH PUSHES OIL PRICES HIGHER

TAMPA, Fla.  — News that a Malaysian Airliner was shot down quickly put upward pressure on the price of oil. West Texas Intermediate closed the week at $103.13 a barrel on the NYMEX on Friday – an increase of $2.30 from last week.   Web Tools Daily gas prices Ways to save money on gas Calculate […]

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CHIPOLA TO OFFER NEW P.E. COURSES FOR COACHES ……

MARIANNA—This Fall Chipola will be offering two new Physical Education courses that, in conjunction with a third course, will satisfy the requirements for the Florida Department of Education Athletic Coaching Endorsement, Administrative Rule 6A-4.0282.   Chipola Athletic Director Dr. Steve Givens, says, “This is the first time we have ever offered this opportunity to both […]

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Air Force Armament Museum On Eglin Air Force Base

Air Force Armament Museum On Eglin Air Force Base

Experience the aviation warfare armament from the early days of World War I right through to today’s high tech planes and bombs. Inside, you’ll find an extensive collection of weaponry and interactive displays that will amaze and intrigue. Outside displays include vintage military aircraft including the fastest plane ever built – the SR-71 Blackbird!  Admission […]

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshops start this month ……..

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a series of Gulf of Mexico red snapper workshops for recreational stakeholders beginning in late July to discuss state and federal management of recreational red snapper. The workshops will also explore potential future approaches to managing this fishery in an effort to ensure optimal access […]

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Obituary for Gilford W. Nixon …..

Gilford W. Nixon, age 78, passed form this life Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born in Chipley, Fl. on November 29, 1935 to Woodrow and Rosetta (Riley) Nixon. Mr. Nixon was self-employed at Just Printing and was a Christian. He has lived here since 2010 coming from Chicago.   […]

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