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By June 4, 2015 Read More →

Obituary for Doy Harrell Marshall, Sr. ……

Mr. Doy Harrell Marshall, Sr., age 77, of Bonifay, Florida passed away June 2, 2015 at his home. He was born May 16, 1938 in Bonifay, Florida to the late Elonzo Lon Marshall and Ethel Lee Adams Marshall. In addition to his parents, Mr. Marshall was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Marshall […]

By June 3, 2015 Read More →

15-year-old white male arrested for theft of 4-wheeler …….

(Chipley, FL; June 3, 2015) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of a 15 year old male for the theft of a four wheeler on Tuesday, June 2nd. WCSO received information that a four wheeler had been stolen from a residence on Clayton Road. During the investigation, officers were given information that […]

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Chipley Police looking for robbery suspect ….
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Chipley Police looking for robbery suspect ….

The Chipley Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a suspect in a felony theft from Wal-Mart.   On May 28, 2015 an unknown White/Male entered the Chipley Wal-Mart. While in the store the subject placed $704.47 worth of merchandise into a buggy, consisting of computer equipment and stereo equipment. The suspect then exited the […]

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CRA told no ‘Splash Pad’ at Gilmore Park ….
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CRA told no ‘Splash Pad’ at Gilmore Park ….

CRA members pointed out that it takes a lot of water to supply a splash pad and that water would add to flooding problems already facing the city.   by Kathy Foster   The Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA)  still supports a ‘Splash Pad’ for area children, but have been told that known drainage problems within Chipley […]

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Washington County Planning Commission approves ‘Land Use Amendment’ for Harrells ……
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Washington County Planning Commission approves ‘Land Use Amendment’ for Harrells ……

by Kathy Foster   Dothan residents Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Harrell met with the Washington County Planning Commission June 2nd and received “thumbs up”  for a Small Scale Future Land Use Map Amendment at 1447 Main Street (Hwy 77) in Chipley.  The approval allows a change from Low-Medium Density Residential to General Commercial for the […]

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VES students visit Marianna Caverns ….
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VES students visit Marianna Caverns ….

On Thursday, May 28, Mrs. Ledet’s 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Language Arts classes at Vernon Elementary School paid a visit to Florida Caverns State Park in Marianna. The students enjoyed awesome cave formations, checked out the gift shop and made souvenir pennies in the visitor’s center. A great time was had by all.   […]

Posted in: Local News, Vernon
WFPRC to Administer SHIP Funds in Washington County ……..
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WFPRC to Administer SHIP Funds in Washington County ……..

WFRPC has partnered with Washington County to administer State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) funds to preserve affordable homeownership and multifamily housing. SHIP was designed to provide very low, low, and moderate income families with assistance to purchase a home, money to repair or replace a home, and many other types of housing assistance.For information on […]

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A New Website For Selecting Plants to Enhance Ecosystem Services ………
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A New Website For Selecting Plants to Enhance Ecosystem Services ………

by Russ Mizell, UF IFAS Extension  In a previous Panhandle Ag-e Newsletter article (Tools for Trapping Pests and Attracting Beneficial Insects), I described some new multifunctional tactics to monitor pests and enhance beneficial insects. Here we are publicizing a new website that will be online within the next few weeks which will enable selection of […]

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Fostering Leadership in Youth …….
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Fostering Leadership in Youth …….

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Five Tips For Incredible Outdoor Cooking …….
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Five Tips For Incredible Outdoor Cooking …….

(NAPSI)—You can step up your grilling game this summer with some insider tips and tricks from Chef Kevin Gillespie, BBQ expert, restaurant owner, cookbook author, and fan favorite from Bravo’s “Top Chef.” From temperature tips to unexpected ingredients such as hard cider, Kevin has some great tricks to make your grilling easier and even more […]

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By June 3, 2015 Read More →

Obituary for Don L. Galloway ……

Don L. Galloway, age 68, from Chipley, FL passed from this life Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, AL.   He was born December 2, 1946 in Vernon, FL to J.E. and  Annie Lou Galloway.  Don was a Plant Manager at Florida Gas Transmission Company and served in the National Guard […]

By June 2, 2015 Read More →

Commissioner Putnam Thanks Governor Scott for Taking the Reins for Huge Win for Florida’s Horse Industry ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued the following statement after Governor Scott today signed House Bill 239. “Florida is world-renowned for its robust equine industry and has earned the honor of being home to the ‘Horse Capital of the World.’ The legislation that Governor Scott signed today raises industry standards to a level […]

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By June 2, 2015 Read More →

Governor Rick Scott Signs 17 Bills into Law ……

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott signed the following bills into law today: HB 5 Guardianship Proceedings – This bill revises guardianship laws to strengthen due process protections in guardianship proceedings. HB 7 Public Records/Claim Settlement on Behalf of a Minor – This bill provides certain exemptions from public records requirements for court records relating […]

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By June 2, 2015 Read More →

Governor Rick Scott Vetoes HB 1087 ……

An act relating to Operations of the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation… TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott vetoed HB 1087. — June 2, 2015 Secretary Kenneth W. Detzner Secretary of State Florida Department of State R.A. Gray Building 500 South Bronough Street Tallahassee, Florida 32399 Dear Secretary Detzner: By the authority vested in me […]

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