‘Washington County News’ denies contacting Mayor Cain about Nativity Scene…

Nicole Barfield of the Washington County News just telephoned fosterfollynews.com to deny that she, reporter Randal Seyler or any representative of the firm for which she works ever contacted Chipley Mayor Linda Cain regarding the Nativity Scene set up on the front lawn of the Chipley City Hall.   Linda Cain was not immediately available for […]

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FFN Issue With FaceBook Comments

FFN Issue With FaceBook Comments

Good Morning, After completing an upgrade to our site this morning we received notice that some prior facebook comments were gone. Rest assured we did not remove any comments. After a system upgrade this morning our FaceBook comment manager failed. As of 11:50CST, we began the upgraded to a newer FaceBook commenting system. As of […]

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’Constitution’ versus ‘Common Sense’? …….

’Constitution’ versus ‘Common Sense’? …….

Letter to Editor From  News@TheGouldingAgency.com We never hesitate to point out the sometimes silly behavior of our elected officials, but at times they are righteous in their actions and at this time the City of Chipley needs our support. Chipley-based ‘Washington County News’ editor Randal Seyler has demanded that the nativity scene (shown in photo) currently […]

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KESE wins inaugural Chili Cook-Off ……

KESE wins inaugural Chili Cook-Off ……

There were plenty of tasters at the Farmers Market in Chipley on Saturday afternoon to sample the fare at Chipley’s first Chili Cook-Off hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.   Six entries were served to the judges (members of the Chipley City Council)   and after some careful deliberation   the Kate Smith […]

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Santa visits Chipley ……

Santa visits Chipley ……

Santa and Mrs. Claus were in Chipley Saturday to the delight of the younger set.  Dozens of youngsters turned out to enjoy a visit with the pair and the story sessions that were part of the event.                                     […]

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Chipley Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes Dec. 8th …..

Chipley Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes Dec. 8th …..

Sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Chipley Sunday, December 8, 2013 1:00 – 4:00 PM Tickets are $10 The Chipley Christmas Tour of Homes will begin at the Chipley Woman’s Club located at 607 5th Street. Tickets and maps to all locations on the Tour will be available along with holiday refreshments at the historic clubhouse […]

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Chipley ushers in Holidays with Christmas Parade …..

Chipley ushers in Holidays with Christmas Parade …..

You could tell Chipley was ready for the 2013 Holiday Season Saturday as people lined the parade route and cheered on those participating in the annual Christmas Parade.   Shown below are some photo highlights of this year’s parade.                                 […]

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Community Calendar: December 8 – December 14 ….

The following events are scheduled in our area:   *  Dec. 8  –  Chipley Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes 1 p.m.   *  Dec. 9 —  Washington County Tourist Development Council will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office in Chipley.   *  Dec. 9 —  Washington County School Board meets […]

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Marianna Christmas Parade Draws Thousands …..

Marianna Christmas Parade Draws Thousands …..

Courtesy of  The Goulding Agency, Inc.   Everyone loves a parade and one of the largest collective assemblies of Christmas spirit was on display Friday, December 6th  when the Jackson County area came together for the annual Marianna Christmas Parade.   Led down Highway 90 by Marianna Police Chief Hayes Baggett and Jackson County Sheriff Lou Roberts, the […]

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Christmas Concert at First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley ….

You are invited! First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley presents “We Have Our Savior”, a praise and worship Christmas celebration cantata, on Sunday, December 8, at 10:45 a.m.   The church is located at 1387 South Boulevard in Chipley.   For more information, please call 638-0598.

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BCF Graduates, “What are You Waiting for?” ……

BCF Graduates, “What are You Waiting for?” ……

“What are you waiting for?” asked The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) President Thomas A. Kinchen during his address to the graduates at the Fall 2013 commencement service held December 6. Forty-three graduates listened intently as Kinchen made it clear that their response to the question would make a difference for all eternity. Graduation commemorates […]

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Shop for Holiday Stamps …..

Shop for Holiday Stamps …..

Order Forever® stamps for your holiday cards online. Or find  them at your nearest Post Office™.     Gingerbread House (Forever/46¢ Stamps)   Kwanzaa (Forever/46¢ Stamps) Hanukkah (Forever/46¢ Stamps)   “Virgin and Child” by Jan Gossaert (Forever/46¢ Stamps)   Poinsettia (Forever/46¢ Stamps)  

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Chipley working to expand utility services south of I-10 ……

Chipley working to expand utility services south of I-10 ……

City officials say they want to “Build for the Future!”    

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Learning more about Florida’s other blue-colored crab ……

Learning more about Florida’s other blue-colored crab ……

While I try hard to keep track of the more than 500 marine fish and invertebrates the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) manages, I sometimes field calls about things I don’t deal with on a daily basis.  Like when an angler wants to know about using barnacles as bait (yes, you can). Or, […]

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SOFTBALL CELEBRITY JENNIE FINCH COMING TO CHIPOLA JAN. 25-26 …..

Registration fee is $200 before Dec. 15, and $250 afterwards.   MARIANNA—Area softball players will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to work with softball superstar Jennie Finch and four other professional players at the Chipola College Softball field, Jan. 25-26, 2014.   The two day Chipola camp will includes instruction each day with lunch on Saturday. […]

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Holiday Dates for Domestic Mail

Holiday Dates for Domestic Mail

Search USPS.com or Track Packages Holiday Dates for Domestic Mail   Calculated for December 25, 2013.   DOMESTIC MAIL CLASS/PRODUCT DATE First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 20 Priority Mail® Service Dec. 21 Priority Mail Express™ Service1 Dec. 23 Standard Post™ Service Dec. 14 Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship Dec. 19 Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) […]

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