Washington County School Board goes with ‘construction manager’ for new KSES ……..

Washington County School Board goes with ‘construction manager’ for new KSES ……..

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 […]

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Grace Assembly @ Chipley hosts event at Northside Park ……

Grace Assembly @ Chipley hosts event at Northside Park ……

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.              

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CHS Band performs at Washington D.C. …..

CHS Band performs at Washington D.C. …..

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 […]

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THE DAYLILIES ARE A’BLOOMING!

THE DAYLILIES ARE A’BLOOMING!

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 […]

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Chipley Council reappoints two to Housing Authority …..

Chipley Council reappoints two to Housing Authority …..

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.   […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club hosts Marvin Engram Memorial Golf Tournament …..

Chipley Kiwanis Club hosts Marvin Engram Memorial Golf Tournament …..

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 […]

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Police Chief Crews reports to Council “No attempt at child abduction at Shiver’s Park” …..

Police Chief Crews reports to Council “No attempt at child abduction at Shiver’s Park” …..

 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 […]

Woman’s Club works hard to provide for community ….

Woman’s Club works hard to provide for community ….

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 […]

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Roulhac Middle School: Honor Rolls for 3rd Nine Weeks ……

Roulhac Middle School: Honor Rolls for 3rd Nine Weeks ……

Congratulations Students!              

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SPRING BASKET WEAVING AT THE MUSEUM IN CHIPLEY

SPRING BASKET WEAVING AT THE MUSEUM IN CHIPLEY

Saturday, April 5th was a perfect day for basket weaving under the pavilion at the Washington County Historical Society Museum in Chipley. Master Weavers Sharon Hynes and Yvette Lerner were once again on hand to provide hands-on instruction to first time weavers and assistance to more experienced weavers in the group.   “Today we wove […]

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Chipley P&Z grants special exception ……

In a short session Thursday afternoon the Chipley Planning & Zoning Commission granted a Special Exception to a home at 991 Haywood Drive.   Seems that the home did not meet the City’s 30 foot setback rule.  When the setback was measured on the finished home the setback came in at 28 feet and one […]

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Spring Time with Garden Club …..

Spring Time with Garden Club …..

In anticipation of their 5th Annual English Tea & Garden Walks and the celebrate the first full day of Spring, Chipley Garden Club members traveled to Clayhatchee, Alabama to “have tea” at The Playhouse Tea Room & Antiques. After browsing the shop for treasures, the group enjoyed an English Tea with a menu with a […]

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Chipley swears in Code Enforcement Board ……

Chipley swears in Code Enforcement Board ……

The six members of Chipley’s Code Enforcement Board were sworn in at Thursday’s first meeting of the recently appointed board.  Taking their oaths of office were Tracy Andrews, John Sasser, Barbara James, Brett Butler, Rebecca Cousson and Wanda Owens.             Tracy Andrews                 […]

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Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews named Employee of the Quarter …..

Chipley Police Chief Kevin Crews named Employee of the Quarter …..

First order of business at Tuesday night’s Chipley City Council meeting was presenting Police Chief Kevin Crews as ‘Employee of the Quarter’.   Amid a lot of  praise Crews accepted the award and thanked the City for the honor and his staff for all their hard work.   Council members also approved three Special Event […]

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Chipley Habitat for Humanity Store celebrates with open house ……

Chipley Habitat for Humanity Store celebrates with open house ……

Supporters of Chipley’s Habitat for Humanity store were out in force Thursday to celebrate the open house for the new store located on Railroad Avenue in the historic downtown area.   Handling clothes, to household items, to furniture, the Habitat store  draws people from all over and the store staff said their sales have more […]

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Look at what’s happening around Chipley …..

Look at what’s happening around Chipley …..

Want to brighten up your Monday morning?   Take a drive around downtown Chipley and see what’s happening to the fire hydrants.    Part of the work of the Washington County Arts Council and the Chipley Redevelopment Council,  the new look is putting a cheerful slant on some otherwise drab utilitarian fixtures needed to protect […]

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