Mondays with Pete – September 26, 2016 ……..

Good morning; In case you are living in a cave and haven’t noticed, there is Presidential election going on. As I watch the political ads and interviews on the TV I got to thinking (that’s dangerous for a preacher because it usually brings on a sermon or at least a devotion).   I began to […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES LOWER AFTER LEAK ………

AAA: GAS PRICES LOWER AFTER LEAK ………

TAMPA, Fla.— Florida motorists continue to enjoy daily discounts at the pump. Meanwhile, gas prices in Georgia and Tennessee are letting up after a leak in the Colonial Pipeline suppressed gasoline supplies in six states.   Web Tools Daily Gas Prices Gas Cost Calculator Top Ways to Save Money on Gas During the 12-day shutdown to line 1, state average […]

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CRA committee sets goals ………

Their vision is to create a vibrant, safe, attractive redevelopment area that improves mobility and encourages business diversity and enhances liveability while preserving the historical character of downtown Chipley.   by Kathy Foster   Meeting last week, the newly selected Chipley Redevelopment Agency Steering Committee started their meeting looking for some answers to the following […]

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Agenda for Sept. 29th Washington School Board Workshop ……

The mission of the Washington County School District is to empower all students to become well educated, productive citizens by providing appropriate, high quality, and rigorous educational programs in a safe learning environment.   WORKSHOP of the WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD September 29, 2016 at  3:00 PM in the Board Room – of the Administration […]

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Commission candidate James Guy hosted fish fry Sept. 24th ……..

Commission candidate James Guy hosted fish fry Sept. 24th ……..

James Guy, candidate for the District 5 Washington County Commission seat, welcomed guests at the Free Fish Fry he hosted hosted Saturday at Shiver’s Park in historic Chipley.  More than 1,000 plates of food were handed out at the special event.     A group of volunteers spearheaded by Shepherd’s Gate Church cooked and distributed more than […]

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District adopts 2016-17 budget focused on springs, water resource protection

PANAMA CITY – The Northwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board on Sept. 22 adopted a $62.2 million budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17, which begins Oct. 1. The budget represents an increase of $6.5 million from Fiscal Year 2015-16. More than half of the District’s budget – $31.5 million – is directed to restoring and […]

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AMERCIAN IDOL FINALIST TO PERFORM AT CHIPOLA OCT. 8th ……

AMERCIAN IDOL FINALIST TO PERFORM AT CHIPOLA OCT. 8th ……

MARIANNA—The Chipola Artist Series will present vocalist Melinda Doolittle, Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Described as “a young Gladys Knight”, Melinda Doolittle is a soul–stirring songstress. She is a flawless vocalist with irresistible artistry and effortless style compelling her audiences to keep listening. Doolittle became a household name during season six of American Idol […]

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Routine U.S. 90 Bridge Inspection in Holmes County ……..

Chipley, FL – Eastbound U.S. 90 drivers will encounter lane restrictions over Holmes Creek three miles west of State Road 277 in Holmes County Tuesday, Sept. 27. Lane closures will be in effect from 9 a.m. to noon as crews perform a routine inspection.   Routine inspections are one tool the department uses to provide […]

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Runners ended up looking very colorful in Saturday’s race ………

Runners ended up looking very colorful in Saturday’s race ………

Dozens of runners participated in the Sept. 24th Colorburst Run hosted in Chipley.    

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Pecan Field Day Oct. 4th in Quincy ……

Pecan Field Day Oct. 4th in Quincy ……

The Pecan Field Day is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4 from 8:30 a.m.  to 2 p.m. at the North Florida Research & Education Center in Quincy.  This year’s field day will feature talks on: Developing Pecan Production Budgets Diversifying the Grove with Other Crops Phosphorus Application Grove Establishment & Rejuvenation You will also get the […]

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USDA NRCS EQIP ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR FLORIDA FARMERS, RANCHERS CONSERVE NATURAL RESOURCES …….

Application deadline for financial assistance October 21, 2016   Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Oct. 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2017 funding.   Although applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all programs, funding […]

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Make Head Checks A Weekly Habit At Home …….

Make Head Checks A Weekly Habit At Home …….

(NAPSI)—While school days can mean an influx of head lice cases as children are together in close quarters, you can help protect your family. The Problem Lice are most commonly spread through direct head-to-head contact—not typically through sharing hairbrushes, scarves and hats. Research also shows that lice are often transmitted between siblings or neighborhood playmates.1 […]

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Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club To Host Annual Dinner Theater Fundraiser on September 27

Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club To Host Annual Dinner Theater Fundraiser on September 27

The Chipley Kiwanis Club is well known by many, but for equally as many different reasons. The twice-yearly Pancake Supper hosted by the Chipley Kiwanians at Kate Smith Elementary School garners a lot of attention, while residents with children attending ‘Project Head Start’ know the club for their annual ‘Christmas Lunch with Santa’ each holiday […]

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Obituary for Evie Jean Curry Christmas ……..

Evie Jean Curry Christmas, age 91 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on September 24, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born on September 20, 1925 in Holmes County, Florida to Alvin Curry and Retta Forehand Curry. She was a resident of the panhandle since 1966, and […]

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Lauryl Grace Hinson named Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County 2017

Lauryl Grace Hinson named Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County 2017

The Distinguished Young Women of Washington County’s Class of 2017 program was held Saturday evening at Chipley High School. Competing for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County, were Kallee Chamberlain, Kalli Morris, Danielle Henry, Faith Padgett and Lauryl Grace Hinson.   These young ladies competed in five categories: Scholarship 25% – Interview […]

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office working home invasion case ………

(Chipley, FL; September 25, 2016) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office is actively working a home invasion at 1532 Pioneer Road. This morning two armed suspects arrived on foot and entered the Pioneer Road residence through an unlocked rear door. A female was home at the time of the home invasion. The suspects, wearing black clothing […]

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