Chipley Kiwanis Club gives to help youngsters have a merry Christmas …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club gives to help youngsters have a merry Christmas …….

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Chipley Kiwanis Club members “passed the plate”  and generously gave to help provide Christmas gifts to local children whose families are in need of some help this holiday season.   Kiwanian Tommy Sasser is shown below presenting the cash to Sule Locke  who represented Kate M. Smith Elementary School at […]

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Council on Aging welcomed in the Holiday Season ……..

Council on Aging welcomed in the Holiday Season ……..

The Washington County Council on Aging hosted a holiday party Thursday night to kick off the 2017 Holiday Season with incoming Sheriff Kevin Crews and County Commissioner Tray Hawkins as special guests.   Christmas trees  both inside and outside the Council on Aging facility on South Boulevard in Chipley were lit, Christmas carols were sung, […]

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Two local churches make Thanksgiving something special …….

Two local churches make Thanksgiving something special …….

Volunteers from the First Presbyterian Church and Shiloh Baptist Church in Chipley went out of their way Thursday morning to make Thanksgiving 2016 special for more than 200 local people.   They were up early preparing food for over 200 individuals who signed up for the special Thanksgiving treat.   by Kathy Foster   Church […]

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Water Main Break in Chipley …….

Interruption of water service due to a water main break that has affected the following areas south of the intersection of Brickyard Road & Hwy. 77 to Interstate 10. All businesses and residents south of Brickyard Road on the east and west sides of Hwy. 77 will experience NO WATER PRESSURE until repairs are completed. […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club supports CHS Cheerleading program …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club supports CHS Cheerleading program …….

Chipley High School’s  cheerleading program was the recipient of financial support from the Kiwanis Club this week and Kiwanian Dell Corbin was proud to present representatives of the group with a check to purchase a new mascot costume to be used by the cheerleaders.   Martha Compton is the sponsor/director of the cheerleader program at […]

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Chipley Council approves CRA contract for 2016 – 2017 …….

Chipley Council approves CRA contract for 2016 – 2017 …….

Chipley’s City Council voted last week to approve their FY 2016/17 administration contract with the Chipley Redevelopment Agency that requires the CRA to pay the Washington County Chamber of Commerce $2,075 a month. Under the agreement the Chamber provides  staff and administrative services to continue implementation of the Community Redevelopment Plan which has previously been […]

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KMS SECOND GRADERS MAKE TERRARIUMS ……..

KMS SECOND GRADERS MAKE TERRARIUMS ……..

Thursday, November 10th some of Kate Smith Elementary’s students were up to their elbows in terrariums. Building terrariums has been one Chipley Garden Club’s annual youth projects for over twenty years; however this was the first time at the new KMS Elementary School.   Youth Chair Linda Pigott reported this year club members assisted 124 […]

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Elementary students pay tribute to Veterans at Kate Smith Elementary School ……..

Elementary students pay tribute to Veterans at Kate Smith Elementary School ……..

Students at Kate M. Smith Elementary School finished off the Veteran’s Day activities in the Chipley area by highlighting the history of Veteran’s Day, reciting poetry and singing songs to entertain and pay tribute to the many Veterans who turned out for the special event.   Photo Highlights   

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Roulhac Middle School students pay tribute to Veterans …….

Roulhac Middle School students pay tribute to Veterans …….

Veterans join students in the courtyard at Roulhac Middle School in Chipley Friday morning as the students paid tribute to the Veterans.   Photo Highlights of the event

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Honor Rolls for Kate Smith Elementary School ……

‘A’  and ‘A/B’ Honor Roll   ‘A’ Honor Roll   Student Grade   Berry, Lucas Bo 02 Collins, Leighton Clark 02 Collins, Titus Luke 02 Corbin, Sydney Reese 02 Courtney, Yazmin Alece 02 Davis, Branson Reed 02 Deal, Aubrey Kate 02 Downs, Kailey Kay 02 Drummond, Lucas Paul 02 Ewing, Drayden Quillen 02 Franklin, Evan Thomas […]

By October 26, 2016 Read More →

CRA re-instituting Residential Special Improvement grants …….

Chipley Alleyway project a “go”.   by Kathy Foster   Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) voted Tuesday to revisit its Residential Special Improvement Grant applications to assist property owners in upgrading property around town.  The response came as part of a grant application submitted by Sheila Jones who is revitalizing property at 651, 653 and 655 […]

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Presbyterian Church in Chipley celebrates 120th anniversary ………

Presbyterian Church in Chipley celebrates 120th anniversary ………

Chipley’s First Presbyterian Church celebrated it’s 120th anniversary this past weekend,  with special activities and entertainment spread out from Oct. 14th – 16th.   The church was organized in 1896 and has been preaching and teaching the word of the Kingdom of God since that time.   The mission of the church is to serve […]

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Chipley Woman’s Club hosts School Board candidates ……..

Chipley Woman’s Club hosts School Board candidates ……..

Club members welcome new member Rachael Webb.   by Kathy Foster   Rachael Webb was welcomed as the newest member of the Chipley Woman’s Club at their Oct. 12th meeting.   Shown at the left, Webb was welcomed by club president Renae  Rountree and sponsor Jan Whitcomb, as well as the other club members.   […]

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Chipley Council approves land use amendment for funeral home …….

by Kathy Foster   As part of their agenda Tuesday night, the Chipley City Council voted to approve a land use amendment for Shane Obert on property located at 761 Main Street.  The change shifts the property from low density residential to neighborhood commercial.  City officials report Obert is planning to open Obert Funeral Home […]

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Planting succulents with the Chipley Garden Club ……..

Planting succulents with the Chipley Garden Club ……..

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Chipley Garden Club met at Washington County Historical Society’s Museum in Chipley to learn about growing and cultivating succulent plants. The guest speaker was Nicole Peavy, formerly of Chipley. Nicole has worked in the floral industry for ten years and is currently with Shiver’s Florist in and is their “succulent” expert. […]

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Kirby Holt shows easily made Fall decorations at Friends of the Library meeting ………

Kirby Holt shows easily made Fall decorations at Friends of the Library meeting ………

Chipley florist Kirby Holt let members of the Washington County Friends of the Library see how easy it was to make light-hearted Fall floral designs at the group’s October meeting.   Along with giving tips on how to brighten up your home’s  Fall decor,  Holt invited members to attend his Nov. 1st Christmas Show being […]

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