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Top Nocks 4-H Club state results ………….
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Top Nocks 4-H Club state results ………….

Top Nocks 4-H Club brought home several state titles at the recent state 4-H archery match held at the Easton Newberry Archery Center in Newberry, FL.     Part of the Washington County 4-H program, Top Nocks 4-H Club practices the sports of archery during the year before advancing to state competition. Results from the […]

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CHIPOLA LEADS PANHANDLE CONFERENCE ………..
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CHIPOLA LEADS PANHANDLE CONFERENCE ………..

MARIANNA— The top-ranked Chipola College Indians are 10-2 in Panhandle Conference play and 29-6 overall. Chipola sits atop both the state and national polls.   The Indians host Gulf Coast in a double-header, Saturday, April 1, at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.   Chipola lost a March 24 double-header to Northwest, 11-10 and 10-6. The […]

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Local Relay For Life teams ramping up efforts for a great event ………
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Local Relay For Life teams ramping up efforts for a great event ………

Set for May 5th the ‘Relay For Life’ of Washington-Holmes Counties kicks off at 6 p.m. with opening ceremonies at Pals Park, 1544 Railroad Avenue in Chipley.   All the hard work already put in by this year’s Relay For Life teams is about to payoff as they prepare for a great night of celebrating […]

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Florida Lawmakers Work to Protect Military’s Gulf Test and Training Range ………..

Drilling Activity Threatens “Incomparable National Asset,” Reps. Say WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) and a bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers are urging the Trump Administration to protect the Joint Gulf Range Complex by maintaining the moratorium on oil and gas offshore drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico. In a letter to Secretary […]

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Sure Shots 4-H Club members bring home state titles …….
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Sure Shots 4-H Club members bring home state titles …….

Sure Shots 4-H Club brought home several state titles at the recent state 4-H shotgun match held at the Imperial Polk Gun Club in Winter Haven, FL.   Part of the Washington County 4-H program, Sure Shots 4-H Club practices the sports of trap and skeet during the year before advancing to state competition. Results […]

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Bellringers honored by Salvation Army ……..
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Bellringers honored by Salvation Army ……..

Representing the Chipley Garden Club,  Debbie Mitchell, Betty Faircloth and Kathy Foster were in Marianna last Friday to attend the Bellringers Celebration hosted by the Salvation Army.  Garden club members were among the many volunteers ringing bells over the 2016 Christmas season to raise funds for the Salvation Army Christmas program.   The Bellringers in Washington County […]

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Florida Forest Service’s new “Meet the Forester” Series of Events ………..

Slated to Begin with a Nature Hike at Point Washington State Forest Santa Rosa Beach, Florida – The Florida Forest Service is proud to announce an exciting new educational program at Point Washington State Forest, “Meet the Forester”. The program will consist of a series of educational events each month where participants will “Meet the […]

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Spring is a Good Time to Scout Pastures for Toxic Weeds ……….
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Spring is a Good Time to Scout Pastures for Toxic Weeds ……….

Summer pastures are just greening up, but are still short, and warm season weeds are just beginning to pop up out of the ground.  In almost every case, it is much easier to kill small weeds as young plants, than to wait until summer when they are more mature, established plants. by Jennifer Bearden, University […]

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VACATIONS OF A LIFETIME ……..
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VACATIONS OF A LIFETIME ……..

Experiential Getaways: Making Your Vacation A True Adventure (NAPSI)—American travelers today are looking to get more out of their vacation. No longer content just hitting the regular tourist hot spots, they want to explore a destination’s local culture and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences. In an American Express survey, over 72 percent of respondents said they would […]

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Obituary for Mattie Ruth Matthews …….
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Obituary for Mattie Ruth Matthews …….

Mrs. Mattie Ruth Matthews, age 92, passed away March 24, 2017 at The Palms of Longwood Assisted Living in Longwood, Florida. She was born September 1, 1924 in Holmes County Florida to the late Audley and Oma Coker Richardson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Matthews was preceded in death by her husband, Eglon Matthews […]

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Mondays with Pete: March 27, 2017

Good Day;           The house sits back from the main road about quarter of a mile.  It was the original homestead of the family that settled the land in the later days of the 19th century.  The original one-room house could be seen inside the now added to structure that had seen generations of a […]

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Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Zika Preparedness Roundtable ……….

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott hosted a round-table with community leaders in Miami on Zika preparedness ahead of the rainy season when mosquitoes are most prevalent in Florida. Governor Scott said, “Florida has only had two isolated cases of local Zika transmission this year and there are not currently any identified areas with […]

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FHP arrests man on multiple charges ……….

On March 25, 2017 a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper was on routine patrol on US 231 in Bay County. The Florida Highway Patrol Trooper observed a speeding violation and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.   During the stop the trooper observed signs of criminal activity and a probable cause search of the vehicle […]

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Sheriff’s Office arrests two on felony warrants …….
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Sheriff’s Office arrests two on felony warrants …….

(Chipley, FL; March 27, 2017) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two more suspects on drug related charges and felony warrants over the weekend.   On March 24, 2017, at approximately 4:49 p.m., deputies of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shed on Twin Pond Road after receiving information that […]

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Obituary for N. Grace Lee ……..
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Obituary for N. Grace Lee ……..

N. Grace Lee Adams, a resident of Chipley, FL went to be with her heavenly Father Saturday afternoon, March 25, 2017 at Bay Medical Center’s Covenant Hospice Unit in Panama City, FL. She was 95 years old. Ms. Adams, daughter of the late Henry Bascom and Eliza Louvenia Lee, was a native of Hartford, AL. […]

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‘Jail & Bail’ : Fundraiser for CHS Relay For Life Team ……..

Jail and Bail Fundraiser Hosted by: Chipley High School Relay For Life Team The jail will be set up at CHS (Bread and Water will be served) April 28th The money collected will be given to ACS Relay For Life For $10.00 someone can be served a WARRANT, ARRESTED and given a BAIL amount to […]

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