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Today is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ……….
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Today is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ……….

Do something to help someone else.  

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CRA ends Steering Committee Meetings and moves on to surveys …….

Planners want to hear from public regarding their thoughts.   by Kathy Foster   Meeting in their final session  Jan. 12th,  the Chipley Redevelopment Agency committee members provided their feedback regarding possible plans for the redevelopment of the Historic Downtown Chipley area.   The strategic plan is being updated  for the downtown area by the […]

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First United Methodist Church in Chipley hosting Pre-Valentine’s Day Date Night ……..
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First United Methodist Church in Chipley hosting Pre-Valentine’s Day Date Night ……..

Event set for Feb. 11th from 5 to 10 p.m.  

First Responder Appreciation Day Luncheon Feb. 11th ………
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First Responder Appreciation Day Luncheon Feb. 11th ………

Being hosted at Sand Hills Baptist Church  

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Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County to compete in statewide scholarship competition ………
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Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County to compete in statewide scholarship competition ………

Lauryl Grace Hinson, the Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County 2017, will compete with other high school senior girls, from across Florida. They will join together in Winter Garden, for the Distinguished Young Women of Florida program to be held Saturday, January 21st at the Garden Theatre. Participants will compete for college tuition scholarships, cash […]

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CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4 ……..

MARIANNA— Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the annual Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4.   The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros, including two-time […]

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For the First Time in 40 Years EPA to Put in Place a Process to Evaluate Chemicals that May Pose Risk ………

New chemical law requires the agency to look at chemicals that were grandfathered in under old law   WASHINGTON–The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving swiftly to propose how it will prioritize and evaluate chemicals, given that the final processes must be in place within the first year of the new law’s enactment, or before […]

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Bull Buying – Focus on Value Not Just Price ……..
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Bull Buying – Focus on Value Not Just Price ……..

by Mark Mauldin Selecting the right bulls are a key component to the success of any cattle operation. When market conditions are less than ideal focus on finding the right bull, not necessarily the cheapest bull.  Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin 2017 is shaping up to be another year of tight margins for cattle producers. As […]

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Captain Wattage to Connect with Florida Students ………
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Captain Wattage to Connect with Florida Students ………

Florida Power and Light, Company (FPL) and The National Theatre for Children (NTC) have partnered again to bring energy efficiency education to elementary schools throughout FPL’s service areas in the winter of 2017. Through these innovative programs, teachers have the opportunity to educate their students about resources and energy conservation via unique live theatre performances.  […]

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Monitor Your Comfort And Savings ………
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Monitor Your Comfort And Savings ………

(NAPSI)—You don’t have to sacrifice comfort to save money and energy when heating and cooling your home. Geothermal heating and cooling systems are efficient, energy saving and environmentally friendly. They give decades of reliable, safe home comfort at a low cost. Lower Operating Cost A geothermal system operates more efficiently than ordinary heating and air-conditioning […]

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Chipley, Florida High School JV Tigers Beat Baker High School JV Gators in Boys Basketball
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Chipley, Florida High School JV Tigers Beat Baker High School JV Gators in Boys Basketball

The Chipley, Florida High School Junior Varsity Tigers beat the Baker, Florida High School JV Gators in Boys Varsity Basketball on the Chipley High School campus at 4PM on Saturday, January 14, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Tigers won with […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Tigers Beat Baker High School Gators in Boys Basketball
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Chipley, Florida High School Tigers Beat Baker High School Gators in Boys Basketball

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers beat the Baker, Florida High School Gators in Boys Varsity Basketball on the Chipley High School campus at 5:30PM on Saturday, January 14, 2017, as seen in these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. The Tigers won with a final score […]

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Obituary for Charles Wayne Stephens ………

Charles Wayne Stephens, age 65 of Alford, Florida passed from this life on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Chipola Nursing Home, Marianna, Florida. Charlie was one of twelve children born on December 13th, 1951 in Round Lake, Florida to the late J.W. (Bill) and Jacqueline (Jack) Stephens. He was a life-long resident of Jackson […]

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Obituary for Grady Wood ……..

Grady Wood, age 91 passed away on January 13, 2017 in the Northwest Florida Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chipley. He was a lifelong resident of Washington County and was a veteran of World War II having participated in the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. After the war he served in […]

Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform in Chipley Jan. 16th …….
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Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform in Chipley Jan. 16th …….

Performance:  7 p.m. at Chipley High School Auditorium      

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What can you do to stop school absenteeism? ………

The Washington County school system is working hard to reduce the instances of absenteeism throughout local schools, but officials say that one of the most important factors is getting information out to parents and caregivers.   When asked what individuals can do to prevent absenteeism, officials point out the following:  Set regular bedtime and morning […]

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