by Gwen Collins Chipley Garden Club wound up the 2014-15 Club Year on Wednesday, May 6th learning all about roses. Washington County UF/IFAS Horticulturist Matthew Orwat presented a very informative and entertaining program on choosing the correct roses to grow in our area and how to care of them. He touched briefly on the […]
A place where adults had as much fun as the children.
Up until late last week most of the work at the site of the new Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley had been prep work, but then work got started above ground in earnest as concrete pouring began. These photos were submitted by KSES Principal Lesa Burdeshaw.
Being planned for 1598 Main Street. by Kathy Foster In quick order the Chipley City Council approved the following three agenda items at their April 14th meeeting: * Construction of a Dunkin Donuts restaurant at 1598 Main Street on a vacant parcel of land north of the existing Arby’s. The development will include parking and […]
by Gwen Collins The Chipley Garden Club visited the fourth graders at Kate Smith Elementary School twice during February. On Thursday the 19th Club Member Beth Watford visited Ms. Adkison’s class and shared the art of Dried Floral Design, and on the 26th Club Member/District II Director Louise Michaels taught the basics of Live […]
Kenneth and Mary Nell Rustin were recipients of the October ‘Yard of the Month’ award presented by the Chipley Garden Club in conjunction with the City of Chipley. The Rustins live at 617 Rustin Drive. Take a drive by and look at their beautiful yards. […]
On Wednesday, October 8th over one hundred local garden clubbers from Chipley, Vernon, Bonifay, Wausau, Marianna, Sneads, Graceville, Port St. Joe, Panama City, Lynn Haven, and Gulf Beach were invited into “Grandma’s Garden” – Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. State Officers’ Fall District II Meeting. The all-day meeting was held at the Washington County […]
Chipley Garden Club met on Wednesday, October 1st at the home of Gweneth & Wade Collins on Duncan Community Road to prepare for the upcoming Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Inc. District II Fall Touring State Officers meeting. Event Chairman Louise Michaels noted, “Our plans are in place and we are very excited to be […]
Following a one hour workshop on how to approach the construction of the new Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley, the school board voted unanimously June 16th to follow the construction manager concept in a move save money, reduce change orders and keep a tighter control on the project. Staffers from Clemons, Rutherford and […]
Last Saturday morning young people on the north side of Chipley enjoyed a morning of entertainment courtesy of Grace Assembly @ Chipley Church. The youngsters played, laughed, enjoyed lunch and learned about the upcoming Mega Sports Camp being hosted at the church June 23rd-27th.
The Chipley High School “Spirit of the Tiger” Band performed on the plaza of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial on Friday, May 23, as part of the National Memorial Day Concert Series in Washington DC. The CHS Band received the invitation to represent our state in this unique opportunity for thousands of patriotic Americans to come […]
By Gweneth Collins On Thursday, May 22nd Chipley Garden Club was treated to a very entertaining horticultural lesson and the premier tour of Fussell’s Rustic Daylily Garden Farm by Clint Fussell. The garden which is located on Gainer Road offers over 600 named varieties of daylilies and many more which are unnamed. All are […]
Also sets General Election for Aug. 5th. by Kathy Foster Chipley City Administrator Dan Miner announced Tuesday night that $1.5 million in grant funding for the city is still awaiting the Governor’s signature, but he feels sure the funding to extend the city’s sewer and water south of Interstate 10 will come. […]
The Chipley, Florida Kiwanis Club held the annual Marvin Engram Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Sunny Hills Golf Course in Washington County. With almost 20 teams and around 50 competitors, the golf tournament was one of the most successful events in the recent history of the Chipley Kiwanis Club. Wayland Fulford […]
by Kathy Foster Chipley City Council members received assurance from Police Chief Kevin Crews at their Thursday evening workshop that there has been no attempt at child abduction at Shiver’s Park. According to Crews, people on social media are reporting that there has been at least one instance of attempted child abduction at […]
In existence for more than 43 years, the Woman’s Club of Chipley has continued to work hard to make Chipley a better place to live, work and play. Members continued that goal April 24th when they hosted a luncheon to raise funds to provide scholarships to Washington County students. Hosted at the Woman’s […]