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By January 16, 2017 Read More →

CRA ends Steering Committee Meetings and moves on to surveys …….

Planners want to hear from public regarding their thoughts.   by Kathy Foster   Meeting in their final session  Jan. 12th,  the Chipley Redevelopment Agency committee members provided their feedback regarding possible plans for the redevelopment of the Historic Downtown Chipley area.   The strategic plan is being updated  for the downtown area by the […]

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Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County  to compete in statewide scholarship competition        ………
By January 16, 2017 Read More →

Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County to compete in statewide scholarship competition ………

Lauryl Grace Hinson, the Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County 2017, will compete with other high school senior girls, from across Florida. They will join together in Winter Garden, for the Distinguished Young Women of Florida program to be held Saturday, January 21st at the Garden Theatre. Participants will compete for college tuition scholarships, cash […]

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Washington County Historical Society adds items to museum         …….
By January 8, 2017 Read More →

Washington County Historical Society adds items to museum …….

Caboose renovation moving along.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Historical Society President Dorothy Odom announced Friday that several new items, including the old photo shown at the right (Pickles’ boarding house), have been added to items exhibited at the Society’s museum in Chipley.   The slightly damaged picture is going to be digitally […]

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Exploring Florida’s Native Trees with members of the Chipley Garden Club        ………
By January 6, 2017 Read More →

Exploring Florida’s Native Trees with members of the Chipley Garden Club ………

by Gwen Collins   The first meeting in 2017 of Chipley Garden Club was held Wednesday, January 4, at 1st Presbyterian Church of Chipley and hosted by Vice-President Ri McGlamery and Club member Betty Fairchild.   The guest speaker for the meeting was Dara Dobson, owner of 7 Pines Native Plant Nursery in DeFuniak Springs, […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club open for new members            …………
By December 28, 2016 Read More →

Chipley Kiwanis Club open for new members …………

Chipley Kiwanis Club President Michelle Jordan announced Tuesday the local club is welcoming new members and urged current members to invite potential members to the club’s Jan. 3rd meeting.   Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world – one child and one community at a time.   Kiwanis clubs and […]

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By December 17, 2016 Read More →

Chipley Police investigating robbery at library …….

On December 16, 2016, the Officers with the Chipley Police Department,  responded to  the Washington County Public Library located at 1444 Jackson Avenue in Chipley in reference to a burglary that already occurred. Officers arrived on scene to discover damage to the building and an undisclosed amount of currency missing.   The Chipley Police Department […]

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Council on Aging hosts terrific Holiday Luncheon           ………
By December 15, 2016 Read More →

Council on Aging hosts terrific Holiday Luncheon ………

With the help of Covenant Care and a great group of volunteers,  the Washington County Council on Aging hosted a Holiday Luncheon earlier this week at the Ag Center in Chipley.   Everyone had a wonderful time, with a large number of prizes given out, lunch provided to those attending and Christmas music featuring  Neysa […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club gives to help youngsters have a merry Christmas       …….
By December 7, 2016 Read More →

Chipley Kiwanis Club gives to help youngsters have a merry Christmas …….

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Chipley Kiwanis Club members “passed the plate”  and generously gave to help provide Christmas gifts to local children whose families are in need of some help this holiday season.   Kiwanian Tommy Sasser is shown below presenting the cash to Sule Locke  who represented Kate M. Smith Elementary School at […]

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Council on Aging welcomed in the Holiday Season       ……..
By December 2, 2016 Read More →

Council on Aging welcomed in the Holiday Season ……..

The Washington County Council on Aging hosted a holiday party Thursday night to kick off the 2017 Holiday Season with incoming Sheriff Kevin Crews and County Commissioner Tray Hawkins as special guests.   Christmas trees  both inside and outside the Council on Aging facility on South Boulevard in Chipley were lit, Christmas carols were sung, […]

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Two local churches make Thanksgiving something special        …….
By November 24, 2016 Read More →

Two local churches make Thanksgiving something special …….

Volunteers from the First Presbyterian Church and Shiloh Baptist Church in Chipley went out of their way Thursday morning to make Thanksgiving 2016 special for more than 200 local people.   They were up early preparing food for over 200 individuals who signed up for the special Thanksgiving treat.   by Kathy Foster   Church […]

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