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 […]

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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 […]

By October 19, 2016 Read More →
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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Chipley Police say lock your vehicle ……..

The Chipley Police Department is currently working several motor vehicle burglaries in the area of Watts Avenue and 5th Street in Chipley.   They  are actively working to resolve these burglaries while maintaining a heavy patrol presence in the area.   The Chipley Police encourage everyone to be sure to lock your vehicles when unattended […]

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Chipley City Council eyeing restrictions on parking of over-sized vehicles in residential areas …….

At Thursday’s workshop members of the Chipley City Council began review of an ordinance dealing with parking of over-sized trucks in residential areas around the city.   by Kathy Foster   Definition of an over-sized truck was given as meaning all automotive vehicles exceeding 20 feet in length and more than eight feet in height. […]

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CHS Band receives highest ratings in competition ……..

CHS Band receives highest ratings in competition ……..

The Chipley High School “Spirit of the Tiger” Marching Band competed at the inaugural Blackwater Classic Marching Band Invitational in Milton, FL, on Saturday, October 1, and came away with the highest ratings possible. The 52-member Chipley band was one of 16 bands from Alabama and Florida that performed in front of a large crowd […]

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Chipley Garden Club presents September Yard of Month award …….

Chipley Garden Club presents September Yard of Month award …….

Chipley Garden Club president Debbie Mitchell had the opportunity to present the September ‘Yard of the Month’ award to Chipley resident Earl Merchant at last week’s meeting of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.   Merchant lives at 1385 South Boulevard in Chipley.  Drive by and take a look at his yard.  

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CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB KICKS OFF A NEW YEAR ……….

CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB KICKS OFF A NEW YEAR ……….

September found Chipley Garden Club kicking off new club year and boasting of a membership of forty-four members. The first meeting of the year was held on Wednesday, September 7 at the home of Martha Nebel. After a long-overdue social time, the business meeting was conducted by Club President Debbie Mitchell.   Summertime activities were […]

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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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