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Obituary for Etha Ann Bush          ……….
By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Etha Ann Bush ……….

Etha Ann Bush, age 94 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on May 22, 2017 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. Etha was born on April 2, 1923 in Chipley, Florida to Thomas Homer Nelson and Brattie (Mason) Nelson. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and was a church member […]

Posted in: Local News, Obituaries
By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Argentina Trade Mission Led by Governor Scott Yields $24 Million in Expected Sales ………..

ORLANDO, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that the nearly 40 businesses that participated in the recent economic development mission to Argentina have reported more than $24 million in expected sales. Additionally, these businesses generated $1.85 million in actual sales during the mission. This was the first trade mission by any governor from the U.S. […]

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VES names Accelerated Reader Champions             ……….
By May 23, 2017 Read More →

VES names Accelerated Reader Champions ……….

Vernon Elementary School celebrates Accelerated Reader Champions. Students at VES have been AR reading all year long. The students pictured above have all earned over 250 AR points here at VES. Pictured above from left to right are: Brooke Salinas Ayden Roche Alice Kopp Jonathan Grantham Blaine Christmas Jonei Gordon Izabella Goodson Emma Holliday Christian […]

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By May 23, 2017 Read More →

JUST ONE CLICK CAN SAVE A LIFE ……….

~Florida Highway Patrol participating in Click It or Ticket campaign ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins law enforcement and highway safety partners in participating in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign through June 4. During the campaign, officers are cracking down on those who do not buckle up in an […]

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By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Washington County School Board sets May 26th Special Meeting …….

4 p.m. at District office in Chipley.   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.   SPECIAL MEETING of the WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD   May 26, 2017 – […]

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By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott Attends Groundbreaking of KPMG’s New Facility ………..

~Company Will Add 330 Jobs Over the Next Three Years~   ORLANDO, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott attended the groundbreaking of KPMG’s new 55-acre learning, development and innovation facility in Orlando. The new facility will help create 80 new jobs in Orlando and KPMG expects to add an additional 250 jobs statewide over the […]

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By May 23, 2017 Read More →

AARP Smart Driver course being offered in Chipley June 6th ……..

More than 90% of crashes are preventable, according to National Driving statistics.  Sue Heh, with AARP, will conduct the AARP Smart Driver Course for county residents.  Participants are updated regarding new traffic laws and rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and proven safety strategies.   All participants receive a certificate to provide to their […]

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Stemsational Rocketeer Camp May 30th-June2nd at FPTC in Chipley         ……..
By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Stemsational Rocketeer Camp May 30th-June2nd at FPTC in Chipley ……..

From 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.   This program is for 5th – 8th grade students. There will be no cost. Lunch will be provided. Go to www.fptc.edu to check it out. Or, for more information contact Kathy Nelson at 638-1180, ext. 372        

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By May 23, 2017 Read More →

CHIPOLA BASEBALL HEADED TO NATIONALS ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians head to Grand Junction, Colorado, May 27 – June 2 for the NJCAA Baseball World Series. Tournament information is available at http://jucogj.org/index.aspx   The NJCAA will broadcast the title games of the World Series live in HD across computers and mobile devices on MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball.   […]

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Buying A Home May Be Easier Than You Think      ………
By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Buying A Home May Be Easier Than You Think ………

(NAPSI)—For anyone dreaming of owning a home, a look at one young couple’s success story could prove inspirational. Recent college grads Jacob and Katherine closed on their first home a week after their wedding. “I wanted our own home because the rent was going up and stuff was falling apart in the apartment,” Jacob explained. […]

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