Washington County Commissioner Joel Pate receives award ……..

Washington County Commissioner Joel Pate receives award ……..

Washington County Commissioner Joel Pate recently received an award from the Small County Coalition for Outstanding Service for his work on behalf of Florida’s small counties during the recent Legislative Conference in Destin, Florida.   Members of the Small County Coalition acknowledged the many years of service Pate as provided on behalf of all small […]

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Legitimacy of Poplar Head Fire Department in question ……

Legitimacy of Poplar Head Fire Department in question ……

Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock is being asked to have representation at the Sept. 25th meeting of the Washington County Board of County Commissioners to discuss the legitimacy of the Poplar Head substation of the Five Points Volunteer Fire Department.   Myron Pierce, Chief of the Five Points department met with commissioners at their Sept. […]

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Wausau approves final budget 3-0 …….

In what was probably one of their shortest meetings,   the Wausau Town Council approved their final 2014-2015 Fiscal Year  budget Monday night.                                         2014-2015 Proposed Budget Summary                 […]

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ENCOURAGES PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS DAY

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health recognizes September 23 as Falls Prevention Awareness Day and reminds Florida’s residents and visitors that most falls can be prevented. To help reduce the risk of falling many health departments, trauma centers, emergency medical services, area agencies on aging and other community organizations have partnered to provide falls […]

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Taking fawns from the wild bad for young deer, illegal …….

Due to a number of reports of people taking fawn deer out of the wild, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding people that the practice is potentially deadly for the fawn in addition to being illegal.   “People take the fawn, thinking they are helping, when, in fact, they are causing […]

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Library Story Hour starting Sept. 23rd …..

Explore reading ……. Explore an Hour Explore a Story!   Washington County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with WCPL offers you a chance to have your kids EXPLORE reading!   The Washington County Sheriff Explorers will be having a fun-filled story hour with the youth, promoting growth and development along with a love of books!   […]

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Book Sale at Vernon Library …..

Book Sale at Vernon Library …..

Here’s a great chance to pick up some books for your personal library.      

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Goodwill accepting applcations for GIBB Chipley Village ….

Goodwill Industries Big Bend broke ground on a new apartment complex in Chipley in May and the target date for the complex to open is in December.  Officials say the are now getting ready to accept applications for future residents.   The goal of the program is to serve local low-income and disabled residents, while […]

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APPLICATION DEADLINE NEARING FOR CHIPOLA NURSING PROGRAM …….

APPLICATION DEADLINE NEARING FOR CHIPOLA NURSING PROGRAM …….

Application deadline for Chipola College’s Spring 2015 Associate Degree Nursing program is Sept. 30.  All prospective students including LPN’s and Paramedics are encouraged to apply for admission to the Associate Degree in Nursing Program.  The new curriculum is now four semesters in length.  The Associate Degree Nursing program is nationally-accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education […]

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Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint Sept. 26th in Bay County …….

  Panama City – The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a “Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint”, Friday, September 26, 2014. The Roadside Safety Checkpoint will begin between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and12:00 a.m. The checkpoint location will be on State Road 30 (US Hwy 98) east of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Bay County. There […]

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Oct. 1st – 31st: 66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo ……

Oct. 1st – 31st: 66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo ……

Make plans now to join in the fun!   October 1st – 31st 66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo 10 am – 7 pm Come join us at the 66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo. Weigh-Ins are everyday behind AJ’s.   October 5 Destin 5K Rodeo Run 8 am Destin 5K Rodeo Run      October 18th […]

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A Majority of Americans Haven’t Practiced Emergency Preparedness

A Majority of Americans Haven’t Practiced Emergency Preparedness

America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign Offers Specific Actions To Prepare For A Disaster   (NAPSI)—A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school or home in the past two years. […]

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Mondays with Pete September 22, 2014 ……..

Today is the first day of fall. I stepped out before sunrise to get the morning paper and there was just hint of cool in the air. The coastal humidity was just little more bearable. The sky was turning crystal blue with a yellow and orange border along the horizon. The sun would soon be […]

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HCHS Drama Department presents “Showcase” Sept. 23rd

HCHS Drama Department The HCHS Drama/Chorus Department will present a one night only “Showcase” on TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 23rd beginning at 6:30 PM. The evening will include the HCHS chorus, soloists, dance, acting, and a song from the musical CATS.   The HCHS Drama Department will be taking their production of the musical, CATS, to the […]

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Greg Hutching of Chipley Elected Chairman of Florida Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission ……..

Greg Hutching of Chipley Elected Chairman of Florida Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission ……..

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 was a very big day for Greg Hutching and Washington-Holmes Technical Center in Chipley, Florida, as Hutching was sworn as a member of the Florida Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission by State Attorney Glenn Hess. Hutching, 39, succeeded James C. Brock, Jr. for the Commission term beginning August 1, 2012 […]

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AAA: GAS PRICES SLIDE FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK ……

AAA: GAS PRICES SLIDE FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK ……

Gas could fall below $3 a gallon by years end  TAMPA, Fla.  — Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February. Nationally, the price of gas fell 6 cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gasoline prices. “Last week refineries switched from […]

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