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 […]
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 […]
The City of Chipley, Public Works Employees participated in their annual fund raiser to assist in the needs of their community. City employees donated and collected toys via drop boxes at City Hall and the Public Works Department. Toys were donated to the Big Bend organization to be disturbed to children at Christmas.
The Chipley Womans Club celebrated the 2015 holiday season with the party at the clubhouse Dec. 9th. Members and special guests enjoyed the event which included a rousing round of ‘Dirty Santa’. Womans Club members had the opportunity to view the top prize winners in the club’s annual craft show. […]
Chipley Garden Club’s last meeting for 2015 was held on Wednesday, December 2nd at the home of Kathy Foster. At the meeting Club President Debbie Mitchell discussed plans for refurbishing the Falling Waters State Park Butterfly Garden and reported the new table décor was well received by those attending the Farm City Breakfast Banquet in […]
The Junior Gardeners at Kate Smith Elementary School have been busy learning about gardening and horticulture this Fall. Chipley Garden Club Youth Gardening Chairman Linda Pigott explained the club’s activities at Kate Smith Elementary, “As an annual project, club members visit the school several times each year to teach the children a little about […]
First Baptist Church volunteers assisted by members of Master Gardeners of Washington County worked Saturday in the camellia garden at the corner of South Boulevard and Fifth Street. This is an ongoing project to clear the area of undesirable bushes, vines, and underbrush. As work progressed during the day, additional plants like mountain laurel and […]
Pat Peacock celebrated her 104th birthday Sunday afternoon with a reception at her home in Chipley surrounded by family, friends and former students.
1945 – World War II had just ended. By Gwen Collins The membership of Chipley Garden Club sought a way to recognize Washington County’s veterans who were returning home. In their honor the club arranged for an engraved brass plaque to be installed on the grounds of the Washington County Courthouse. As […]
By Gwen Collins At the November 4th meeting of Chipley Garden Club, club members Vonceil Coggin and Charlotte Sapp refreshed the club’s technique of teaching floral design to students at Kate Smith Elementary School. Vonceil and Charlotte have worked together for many years – as school teachers and as garden club members – and […]
The Chipley High School “Spirit of the Tiger” Marching Band competed at the Daleville Classic Invitational Marching Band Festival in Daleville, Alabama on Saturday, September 26, and came away with the highest ratings possible. The 58-member Chipley Band was one of 20 bands that performed in front of a large crowd on a beautiful day. […]
The regular monthly meeting of Chipley Garden Club was held Wednesday, October 15th at the Washington County Agricultural Center. The meeting was hosted by Club Treasurer Mary Carswell and Scholarship Chair Gail Exum. President Debbie Mitchell called the meeting to order, reported on the recent FFGC District II Fall Meeting, and received reports from committee […]
Club officials announced plans for Art Show, Dirby Design Show and Pulled Pork Plate Sale. by Kathy Foster Chipley’s Womans Club welcomed Santa to their meeting Oct. 14th meeting. He in turn shared the stage with TDC Director Heather Lopez and they explained the Dec. 4th Christmas Festival being held in Historic Downtown […]
Chipley, Florida High School alumni turned out in large numbers under sunny Autumn skies on Friday, October 15 to celebrate Chipley’s Homecoming with traditional tailgate parties, crowning ceremonies and the perennial football game. Over sixty floats, rolling or walking exhibits, and marching bands provided a colorful counterpoint to the perfect Northwest Florida afternoon as several […]
Two members received ‘Kiwanian of the Year’ award. by Kathy Foster The Chipley Kiwanis Club led off their Sept. 29th meeting inducting their newest member Brandon Lovering. Pictured at the right are Lovering, Keith Forehand and Laura Joiner. Two Kiwanian of the Year awards were presented this year […]
The Chipley High School football team was simply outplayed on Friday, September 11, as they were routed by Blountstown by a 23 point margin. With a final score of 35-12, there was no football joy in Philip Rountree Stadium in Downtown Chipley as the Blountstown Tigers improved their season to 3-1. The evening did, however, […]