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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Council tentatively approves 2017-2018 Millage Rate and Final Budget ………

Meeting in a short session Thursday afternoon, Chipley City Council members voted 4-0 to approve two resolutions dealing with their 2017-2018 budget.   Final action on the resolutions will be taken at a September 28th Public Hearing scheduled for 5:05 p.m.   Resolution No. 17-18  Sets the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating millage rate for 2017-2018 […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi: Debris Removal Stalemate Unacceptable ………

NAPLES, Fla. – After hearing several complaints from county administrators, city mayors and other local elected officials about debris removal contractors not performing their duties to remove debris in accordance with their pre-storm contracts, Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement. Governor Scott is calling on debris removal companies from […]

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Annual Peanut Boil at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement this Saturday ……….
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Annual Peanut Boil at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement this Saturday ……….

September 23, 2017 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CST     It’s time again for the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement’s Peanut Boil. The event will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CST.   FREE admission and FREE peanuts! Also enjoy games and activities for the little ones, and live entertainment by Easy […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gulf County bay scallop season to open Sept. 23rd ……..

The Gulf County bay scallop season will open to harvest Sept. 23. The 2017 season was postponed earlier this year due to a naturally occurring algae bloom (Pseudo-nitzschia) in St. Joseph Bay that affects shellfish. Recent samples have indicated that the scallops in St. Joseph Bay are safe for human consumption and meet FDA requirements […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Colleen Baxley ………

Mrs. Colleen Baxley, 90 of Graceville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017. Mrs. Colleen was born in Holmes County, Florida on August 29, 1927 to the late Johnny Lee Corbitt and Beatrice Rushing Corbitt. A graduate of Holmes County High School, she was a homemaker and a member of Damascus Baptist Church Funeral service will […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott Congratulates Orlando International Airport for Top Ranking in North America ……….

SANFORD, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott congratulated Orlando International Airport for receiving the top ranking for consumer satisfaction among mega airports by J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study. Governor Scott said, “Florida is proud to be home to North America’s top airport for customer satisfaction. We’ve made significant investments to improve Orlando International […]

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Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida received $4,360 donation from Dunkin’ Donuts ……..
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida received $4,360 donation from Dunkin’ Donuts ……..

The check presentation took place on September 21 at Chipley Dunkin’ Donuts Local representatives from Dunkin’ Donuts were in Chipley on Thursday, September 21, to present a $4,360 check to the Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida. Funds were collected from August 29-31 during a fundraiser held at 21 Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout Southern Alabama […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Healthy Start Community Yard Sale 2017 set for Oct. 14th ………….

The Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties will be having their annual Healthy Start Community Yard Sale. The event will take place on Saturday, October 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Annex on Highway 79 in Bonifay.   This event is a community yard sale for […]

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Chipola College hosts visiting first responders ………
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Chipola College hosts visiting first responders ………

MARIANNA, Fla. – Some 200 first responders from Louisiana and Mississippi recently got the royal treatment at the Chipola College Public Service Building as they staged there in preparation to assist in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts.   Chipola College volunteers provided sleeping quarters, showers and three meals a day for three days with donations and […]

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Washington/Holmes ‘Relay For Life’ team moving forward with plans for fantastic event ………..
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Washington/Holmes ‘Relay For Life’ team moving forward with plans for fantastic event ………..

Tentatively set for April 27th at Pals Park in Chipley the 2018 ‘Relay For Life’ event for Washington and Holmes counties is expected to generate thousands of dollars for cancer research.   by Kathy Foster   Meeting monthly to set goals and enhance involvement in the 2018 event, committee members are ramping up the number of […]

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