Chipley Garden Club Explores PCB Conservation Park …..

Chipley Garden Club Explores PCB Conservation Park …..

The first meeting of Chipley Garden Club’s 2013-14 club year was held Wednesday, September 4 at the Gulf Beach Garden Clubhouse in Panama City Beach, Florida. The meeting was hosted by club member Jane Brewer who also serves as President/Gulf Beach GC.   Protecting and conserving our waters, cherished natural areas and wildlife are fundamental […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club Hears about Pals Park …..

Chipley, FL,  –   The Chipley Kiwanis Club met for its weekly luncheon at Pattillo’s Restaurant at the Washington – Holmes Technical Center.  Lunch was provided by the students of the Culinary Program at the Technical Center.   Paul Goulding, Program Chair, introduced the program: Guy Lane with the City of Chipley Parks Department.  Mr. Lane […]

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Chipley Council members Reed and Kennedy receive praise from Police Chief …..

by Kathy Foster   Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews took time at the Chipley City Council Workshop Thursday night to thank Councilmen  Ellis Reed and Lee Dell Kennedy  for their assistance in a recent drug bust/arrest.  Crews said he appreciated the willingness of the council members to work with the police department to benefit the […]

Chipley Council agrees speeders are a problem inside city limits

Chipley Council agrees speeders are a problem inside city limits

by Kathy Foster   Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews said his department doesn’t have the manpower to devote all their time to chasing speeders down every city street, but added officers are spending as much time as possible patrolling the streets because they know that speeders are a problem within the city limits.   Crews’ […]

Honor Rolls from Kate M. Smith Elementary School ….

Kate M. Smith Elementary School  Honor Rolls 2012-2013   Fourth Nine Weeks Reporting A Honor Roll Second Grade Seth Abbott Brendan Andrews Jadyn Brown Tristan Brett Matthew Bush Angel Canipe Kelcy Cooper Kaden Creamer Cass Dillard Kelsey Elkins Mackenna Koch Javan Leffler Isabelle Luper Juan Morado-Diaz Jordan Paradise Farron Pearson Elaina Perkins Carolynn Vanderbrink Mason […]

St. Matthew’s Church announces sign design winner

St. Matthew’s Church announces sign design winner

A special design effort was celebrated at St. Mathews Episcopal Church in Chipley on Wednesday afternoon, when students from the Washington-Holmes Technical Center were treated to lunch at the church and winners of the recent church sponsored sign contest were recognized.   *  Tanner Cook – First place  - Received $100 prize *  Harry “Bubba” […]

Chipley Kiwanis Club held their Tuesday lunch

Chipley, FL -   The Chipley Kiwanis Club met for its weekly luncheon at Pattillo’s Restaurant at the Washington – Holmes Technical Center.  Lunch was provided by the students of the culinary program at the Technical Center.     Melissa Finch, Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee, presented a check to Bill Howell, Chairman of the Washington-Holmes […]

Chipley Council declares May 19-25 as National Public Works Week

Chipley Council declares May 19-25 as National Public Works Week

Chipley’s City Council voted to proclaim May 19-25 as National Public Works Week at their May 14th regular meeting.   Councilman Lee Dell Kennedy presented the signed proclamation to Public Works Director Chester Campbell,  who in turn thanked his crew for their dedicated work.  Campbell also thanked the city residents for their support of the […]

CHS Band Spring Concert Rescheduled …

Originally set for May 10, the Chipley High School Band Spring Concert has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30pm.   This free concert featuring the Symphonic and Jazz Bands is open to the public and will be held at the Chipley High School Auditorium on Brickyard Road.    

Chipley Water Tower coming down on May 22nd …

Chipley Water Tower coming down on May 22nd …

During Thursday night’s workshop session, the Chipley City Council announced plans for the old Chipley water tower  to be taken down on Wednesday, May 22nd starting at 7 p.m.   Expecting area residents to turn out to see the historic landmark come down,  council members announced the City’s parking lot at the base of the […]

Ethan Carmichael and Josh Roberts graduate from University of Florida …

Ethan Carmichael and Josh Roberts graduate from University of Florida …

College roommates Ethan Carmichael and Josh Roberts,  Chipley High School class 2008,  graduated from University  of Florida on May 5th.   Ethan, son of Wink and  Lucy Carmichael received a BS degree in Microbiology with plans to further his education in the medical field.   Josh, son of Craig Roberts and Pam Ortiz, received his BS […]

Washington County Drug Task Force arrests two

Washington County Drug Task Force arrests two

(Chipley, FL)— The Washington County Drug Task Force, consisting of Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley Police Department, reports the arrest of two men following a drug investigation as part of an ongoing marijuana eradication initiative. Through months of undercover surveillance, WCDTF investigators were able to identify and apprehend two suspects in separate cases involving […]

Chance donates old copies of ‘Tiger Scratch’ to Historical Society

Chance donates old copies of ‘Tiger Scratch’ to Historical Society

The donation of copies of Chipley High School  ’Tiger Scratch’ from Joan Chance was the highlight of the April 4th meeting of the Washington County Historical Society.  Members were delighted to receive the gift that can now be used for research by  those visiting the Society’s museum in Chipley.   Society President Dorothy Odom reported […]

Newsletter from Washington County Libraries

Newsletter from Washington County Libraries

Here is a list of classes, events and happenings taking place during May.  This month, Washington County Public Library celebrates 10 years at its present location on Jackson Avenue in Chipley.     WCPL May 2013 Newsletter May Classes: Tai Chi class: Every Tuesday morning, at 8:00 a.m. at the Chipley LibraryWriters’ Group: Thursday, May […]

CHS Band invited to Washington D.C.

CHS Band invited to Washington D.C.

More than 10,000 participants take part in the parade each year, which is televised live on Discovery’s Military Channel.    

First Presbyterian Church in Chipley welcomes new Pastor

First Presbyterian Church in Chipley welcomes new Pastor

Pleased to welcome their new minister, members at the First Presbyterian Church in Chipley want to introduce Jack Homoney to the community.   Hailing from Murrysville, Pennsylvania, all members of the family – Jack, wife Carol, their son Bill and daughter Jackie were all born and raised in western Pennsylvania.   He is employed full […]