On 12-16-14 at approximately 10:30 p.m. while on routine patrol on Bumpnose Rd, a deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office observed a small dark colored vehicle without an operational tag light. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Bumpnose Rd back towards Marianna. The deputy turned around and caught up to the vehicle to perform […]
Construction crews are installing foundations and support poles along Interstate 10 (I-10) for a new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Drivers will encounter intermittent and alternating lane closures on I-10 east and westbound, from four miles east of State Road (S.R.) 79 (mile marker 112) to one mile west of U.S. 331 (mile marker 85), Wednesday, […]
The Chipley Kiwanis Club hosted a luncheon with Santa and Mrs. Claus for the children from Project Headstart, on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida on Tuesday, December 16. The children sang for the club, and featured several traditional Christmas holiday favorite songs. Each then child received a wrapped gift courtesy […]
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If you enjoy hands on experience, this is the place to be. Join in the art of shaping heated iron and steel (forging) with hand tools such as hammers, tongs and chisels on an anvil. This will be an all day event so pack your lunch. You must be 18 years old or accompanied […]
Try one of FWC’s new Saltwater Slams “Gone Coastal” column By Amanda Nalley Try one of FWC’s new Saltwater Grand Slams Today’s column begins with a question and ends with a challenge: Do you know what a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Saltwater Grand Slam is? If not, you […]
Wausau Methodist Church will have their annual Candlelight Service on Saturday, December 20th @ 5:30 PM. Follow luminaries, sing Christmas Carols, Bible readings and refreshments to follow. Everyone is welcome. The church is on Hwy 77. Singing Silent Night by candlelight gives the true meaning of Christmas.
Plant the Evidence, is hosting a free concert that is open to the public in Chipley on Dec. 20th. The five bands playing include Krystian (Rabbit) Spradlin and I Like I Like, both from Defuniak Springs, Naval Superiority from Panama City, Bon Yard from Bonifay, and from Chipley. The concert will be a […]
The Chipola Forestry Center will be hosting a free Outdoor Movie Night with SANTA on Friday, December 19th. Santa will arrive on the ground at 5:00 p.m. and we will begin the movie “The Polar Express” at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy hot cocoa & buttery popcorn in your snugly pajamas alongside a toasty fire. Bring […]
Vernon High School will host a Financial Aid/Bright Futures Presentation December 18th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Vernon High School computer lab. This event is designed for senior students and their parents. A Florida Department of Education Financial Aid representative will be on hand to provide a presentation regarding current financial aid/Bright Future scholarship […]
(NAPSI)—Good news for TV fans who find their hectic schedules interrupt their TV viewing schedule. The nation’s TV service providers and networks have partnered to bring their TV subscribers “TV Everywhere.” You no longer have to fret over missing your favorite shows because of a canceled flight, an extended commute or a delayed doctor’s appointment. […]
Derktje “ Teddy” Godbold, age 79 of Chipley, FL passed away December 15, 2014 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, FL. Teddy was born March 5, 1935 to the late Willem and Grietke Splik in Terapel Kavaal, Netherlands. Teddy is preceded in death by her husband Phillip R. Godbold. Survivors include, one […]
Daphne Ann Callahan, 60 of Ebro, passed from this life on December 15, 2014 at her residence. Daphne was born on April 28, 1954 in Bristol, Florida to John and Marge (Newton) Cunningham. She had lived in the panhandle since the late 1970’s, coming from Dallas, Texas. She thoroughly enjoyed reading during her spare […]
Mr. Ronnie Washington, 64 of Chipley, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 12, 2014 in Pensacola, Florida. He was a roofer for numerous years serving numerous counties and cities in the state of Florida, Alabama and South Carolina. Home Going Services will be 1 P.M. CST, Thursday, December 18th […]
On December 15, 2014 members of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received information on the location of a suspect with a felony warrant for Violation of State Probation. The suspect had eluded capture on the warrant on previous occasions. Acting on the information, members of patrol, K-9 and the investigation divisions set up in the […]
Juvenile arrests dropped 8% in 2013-2014 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The number of juvenile arrests, including violations of probation, dropped another 8 percent in 2013-2014, resulting in a five year decline of 36 percent in juvenile delinquency, according to a report released by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). The report marks the lowest […]