Chipley Kiwanis Club To Host Washington County Commissioner District 5 Debate …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club To Host Washington County Commissioner District 5 Debate …….

On Tuesday, June 28, the Chipley Kiwanis Club will highlight the Washington County Commission District 5 candidates at Noon in Pattillo’s Restaurant, on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College. The five announced applicants for the job include Steve Joyner, Eric Jones, James Guy and John Harmon, all challenging incumbent Lynn Gothard for the $38,000 […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
AAA FORECASTS RECORD-BREAKING INDEPENDENCE DAY TRAVEL ……..

AAA FORECASTS RECORD-BREAKING INDEPENDENCE DAY TRAVEL ……..

Fourth of July travel volume will be highest on record with 43 million Americans traveling, five million more than Memorial Day TAMPA, Fla.  – AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend. This represents the highest Fourth of July travel volume on record and a half million more travelers than last […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

HHS calls on center for innovation to accelerate Zika vaccine development …….

To accelerate development of a Zika vaccine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will begin developing a vaccine using its Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) in Baltimore, Maryland. With funding and direction from ASPR’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
Governor Rick Scott Highlights Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts ……..

Governor Rick Scott Highlights Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts ……..

MIAMI, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott highlighted efforts to fight human trafficking in the Florida First budget, including $6.8 million for safe homes and service providers across the state for victims of human trafficking and other services. Governor Scott also highlighted an additional $2.3 million for the PACE Center for Girls to fund an […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
Locals attend National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour ……..

Locals attend National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour ……..

GRACEVILLE – Lauren Kinman of Chipley and Seth Alday of Altha were among nearly 1,700 high school students from 43 states who participated in the National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour held June 11-16, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Kinman and Alday were sponsored by West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) and represented Chipley High School (Kinman) […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

Gag grouper recreational harvest closing in 4-county Gulf region …….

Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30.   The gag grouper recreational harvest season in Gulf of Mexico state waters, not including Franklin, Jefferson, Wakulla and Taylor counties, opened June 1 and will […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

Nelson Reunion, July 9th, at Bailey’s Surf & Turf in Chipley ………

The fun gets underway at Noon.   The Annual Nelson Reunion will be held July 9 Saturday at Noon at Bailey’s Surf and Turf at 1229 Jackson Avenue in Chipley. No need to bring food… just order from the menu. Paying for your meal is a small price to enjoy time with family. Come early […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
CHIPOLA HOSTS STEM CHALLENGE ……..

CHIPOLA HOSTS STEM CHALLENGE ……..

Chipola College was the host site of a Summer STEM Challenge sponsored by the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.     Here, Chipola science professor Dr. Jeff Bodart works with Graceville High School junior Denzeal Boyd. Area high school students got a chance to learn about drones during three-day event. […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
Forestry Seminar June 30th in DeFuniak Springs ……

Forestry Seminar June 30th in DeFuniak Springs ……

    FORESTRY SEMINAR Thursday, June 30th 9:45 AM – 1:30 PM Learn about the latest on forest herbicides, Cogon grass control and predicting future growth of your southern pines. Cost is just $5. Call 850.892.8172 to register.

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
News from Gulf Power ………

News from Gulf Power ………

By June 28, 2016 Read More →
VA Brings Mental Health Support Closer To Home For Rural ………

VA Brings Mental Health Support Closer To Home For Rural ………

(NAPSI)—When Jesse* moved back to North Carolina after serving in the Vietnam War, he grew out his hair and pretended to be a war protester. “I didn’t want to say I was a Marine,” he said. He struggled with depression and feelings of shame. Later, nightmares got worse and other signs of post-traumatic stress disorder […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Edward Lee Johns ……..

Edward Lee Johns, age 60 of Fountain, passed from this life on June 26, 2016 at his residence. Edward was born on September 12, 1955 in Panama City, Florida to Charlie Eugene Johns and Annie Corene Finch. He was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and was a carpenter by trade. He was preceded in […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

Obituary for Don C. Kelly …….

Don C. Kelly, age 74 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Sunday morning, June 26, 2016 at his home. Don was born on April 14, 1942 to the late Wilmer and Ethel (Youngblood) Kelly in Geneva, AL. He has been a lifelong resident of Chipley and was a member of the Wausau Assembly […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →

Chipley Police arrest one in shooting incident at Comfort Inn ……..

Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews reports that 21-year-old Hallie O’dell Ross of Stone Mountain, Georgia was arrested today in connection with a shooting incident at the Comfort Inn around  11:53 a.m.   According to Crews, his department responded to the shooting incident and found that 26-year-old Latorreian Francis Jenkins, also of Stone Mountain, Georgia, had […]

By June 27, 2016 Read More →

Mondays with Pete June 27, 2016 ……..

Good morning; Breathing heavily between sets in my weight routine, I stand at the second story window of the gym looking out across the bay stirred by a steady summer breeze on a hot, humid, normal summer day in Florida. My thoughts kind of wander from here to there as I try to catch my […]

By June 27, 2016 Read More →
AAA: “BREXIT” LEADS TO LOWER FUEL PRICES ……..

AAA: “BREXIT” LEADS TO LOWER FUEL PRICES ……..

TAMPA, Fla.  — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union could impact Americans in a variety of ways; one of them could be lower gas prices. The price for crude oil, which is globally traded on the stock market, declined by nearly $2.50 the day after the “Brexit” vote. Since two-thirds the price of gasoline is influenced by oil prices, […]

By June 27, 2016 Read More →