RMS 7th Grade Essay Winners Announced …….

RMS 7th Grade Essay Winners Announced …….

Congratulations to RMS 7th graders who placed in the annual AMVET Essay Contests. The winners include: Drug Prevention Essay Contest – 1st: Ethan Adkison 2nd: Isaac Berry 3rd: Malachi Leffler National Americanism Essay Contest – 1st: Hannah Hilty 2nd: Lara Fleener Honorable Mention: Tara Baxley Seventh grade language arts teacher is Melissa Whitson  

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Chipley man arrested on charges of cruelty towards a child …….

Chipley man arrested on charges of cruelty towards a child …….

(Chipley, FL; April 26, 2016) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of a Chipley man on child abuse charges involving two young children. Working off a complaint from the victims’ caregiver regarding possible abuse, officers arrived at the victims’ home in Washington County to investigate.  After initial interviews, officers discovered there had […]

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Chipley Garden Helping with Falling Waters State Park’s Butterfly Garden …….

Chipley Garden Helping with Falling Waters State Park’s Butterfly Garden …….

Earlier this year the staff of Falling Waters State Park had a request for Chipley Garden Club: Can you fix up our butterfly garden? The answer was a resounding YES!   Heading up the project is Chipley Garden Club 1st Vice President Ri McGlamery. Ri remarked, “Our goal is to replace and/or plant plants that […]

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CRA moving forward with Visioning Trips …….

by Kathy Foster   In their monthly meeting April 19th the Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) announced they would be meeting with representatives of the West Florida Regional Planning Council on April 21st to begin the visioning process to address problems in Chipley’s Historic Downtown area.   Washington County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ted Everett […]

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Delta Kappa Gamma Chapters Install New Officers …….

Delta Kappa Gamma Chapters Install New Officers …….

Two chapters of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an honor society for outstanding women educators, installed new officers at their joint Founder’s Day meeting Tuesday night, April 19, at Patillo’s Restaurant on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College. Dotty Cook was the installing official for new officers for both Delta Theta Chapter and Phi […]

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Chipley Council looking at new parking ordinance …….

Chipley City Council members made it clear Tuesday night they would like an ordinance on the books that bans parking on the city’s rights-of-way.   While immediate concerns center on Cornish Street,  council members said the problem exists in many other areas.   A number of  local residents from  the Cornish Street area were on hand […]

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ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN WALK A SUCCESS ……..

ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN WALK A SUCCESS ……..

Saturday, April 9th, was the perfect day to be out in the garden enjoying the Spring weather and that’s exactly what the guests of Chipley Garden Club did prior to attending the club’s annual English Tea. This year two gardens were opened for viewing: Mary Nell Rustin’s Village Garden on Rustin Drive and Martha Nebel’s […]

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Chipley Garden Club Holds Annual Spring Garden Tour and English Tea Luncheon ……

Chipley Garden Club Holds Annual Spring Garden Tour and English Tea Luncheon ……

News@TheGouldingAgency.com The members of the Chipley Garden Club held their annual ‘Spring Gardens and English Tea’ luncheon social on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in the Washington County Ag Center in Chipley, Florida. Following a very successful and well-attended tour of the respective gardens of Martha Nebel, titled ‘Martha’s Art in the Garden’ and Mary Rustin, […]

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Chipley Band Qualifies for State …….

The Chipley High School Symphonic Band performed with a high level of artistry last month at the Florida Bandmasters Association District Two Concert Band Music Performance Assessment (MPA) on March 10. The band performed before a large audience in the CHS Auditorium, which was the site of the two day event featuring 24 bands from […]

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Chipley Garden Club announces April ‘Yard of the Month’ …….

Chipley Garden Club announces April ‘Yard of the Month’ …….

On behalf of the City of Chipley, Edwina Showers and Lillian Pittman of Chipley Garden Club are proud to announce the April Yard of the Month has been awarded to 751 Dalton Street. The Clark home sports an outstanding display of beautiful bright red Amaryllis lilies across the entire front of the home, a neat […]

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Chipley City Council discusses Strategic Planning, Splashpad and Probation & Parole Retention Pond ………

During Thursday night’s Chipley Council Workshop council members held a serious discussion with Ted Everett, Washington County Chamber and Chipley Redevelopment Commission,  concerning a multi-agency coalition to revisit a visioning plan for Downtown Chipley.   Suggesting a task force be formed, to include the City Council, CRA, Code Enforcement, along with business and building owners, […]

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CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB REVIEWS FIRST QUARTER ……..

CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB REVIEWS FIRST QUARTER ……..

Chipley Garden Club held its April meeting on Wednesday, April 6th at the home of Linda & Ray Pigott. Members were treated to a morning snack of venison sausage, fruit and coffee before the meeting was called to order by President Debbie Mitchell. After the welcome she introduced several special guests from the Panhandle Watermelon […]

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Honor Roll for Kate Smith Elementary School …..

Students should be proud of themselves. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Josallina Adams Teagan Baker Ava Chadwell Barrett Chamberlain Kadin Cox Allie Futch Brookley Garland Ashlin Granger Aidan Gross Spartan Gunn Abby Hagy Addison Hayes Malik Henderson Callie Hicks Hill Holley Railey Holley Brantley Kirkland Lucy Knutson Jaylee Manuel Adalynn Nelson Dustin Newell Hunter Newell […]

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Chipley Woman’s Club Craft Winners ………

Chipley Woman’s Club Craft Winners ………

Eight members of the Chipley Woman’s Club attended the District Arts and Crafts Meeting in Blountstown on Saturday, February 20, 2016. They took all the Ist place winners from their local club show to be entered in the District competition. Three members won blue ribbons in their categories at the event. Shown at right are: […]

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CHS class tours FSU campus in Tallahassee …….

CHS class tours FSU campus in Tallahassee …….

Recently, Chipley High School’s College Readiness Club, sponsored by Jorge Bauzo and Tiffany McKinney, and AVID class, taught by Tracy Dudley-Gilbert, toured the FSU campus in Tallahassee. During the visit, students were able to view many of the school’s athletic facilities as well as the book store and visitor’s center. They ended their tour with […]

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Tea Creamer honored at reception Jan. 2nd …….

Tea Creamer honored at reception Jan. 2nd …….

Washington County’s Distinguished Young Woman of 2015 was honored at the reception hosted at the Chipley Womans Club Saturday afternoon.                 History Distinguished Young Women, formerly America’s Junior Miss, was founded in 1958 as a way to reward the accomplishments of high school senior girls seeking to pursue […]

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