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‘Variety Day’ with the Chipley Garden Club       ……..
By March 3, 2017 Read More →

‘Variety Day’ with the Chipley Garden Club ……..

The March 1st meeting of Chipley Garden Club was just a little bit different. Instead of one program, club members and visitors enjoyed three mini-programs at the Washington County Library.   The meeting began with an informative chat by Ed Woods from 1st Presbyterian Church in Chipley  about the Maasai people of Africa and their […]

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By February 26, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Community Redevelopment Plan Community Workshops Announced ……..

The City of Chipley established a steering committee comprised of residents, building owners, and business owners within Chipley’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) area to serve as the working group for the development of an updated Community Redevelopment Plan. Having completed four steering committee planning sessions, the West Florida Regional Planning Council will now facilitate a […]

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Southern Financial Group receives ‘Yard of the Month’ recognition           …….
By February 18, 2017 Read More →

Southern Financial Group receives ‘Yard of the Month’ recognition …….

Business owner R.D. Easterling gives the credit to Yates Lawn Services.   Debbie Mitchell,  president of the Chipley Garden Club, was on hand at last Thursday’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon to present the ‘Yard of the Month’ award to R.D. Easterling, Southern Financial Group, 934 Main Street, in Chipley.   Easterling in turn presented the […]

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Stabbing suspect arrested       …….
By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Stabbing suspect arrested …….

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a suspect in a January 30, 2017 stabbing incident that occurred at 1214 Padgett Drive Youngstown, FL Arrested was: Joseph A Smith, 24 years of age Charges: Aggravated Battery with Deadly Weapon Sheriff Kevin Crews states, “In a highly publicized case that occurred on January 30th […]

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Felony fugitive taken into custody in Chipley         ……..
By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Felony fugitive taken into custody in Chipley ……..

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the apprehension of a felony fugitive taken into custody at the Summer Brook Apartments in Chipley, FL. The subject’s arrest is the result of a Bay County Sheriff’s Office Investigation stemming from approximately three weeks ago. Arrested was: Grant Jones 25 years of age 1530 Orange Hill Rd Chipley, […]

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By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Chipley officials say there are restrictions on burning inside the city limits ……..

Responding to local resident Toby Hodges’ question concerning an individual who had burning trash piles inside the city limits of Chipley,  council members said Monday night that if yard trash isn’t grown in a yard, then it can’t be burned in a yard.   by Kathy Foster   Hodges was told the individual in question […]

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Chipley Garden Club honors Tommy McDonald, Sr. with tree planting       …….
By January 21, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Garden Club honors Tommy McDonald, Sr. with tree planting …….

Chipley Garden Club hosted a tree planting ceremony Friday, Jan. 20th, at Shiver’s Park in honor of Tommy McDonald, Sr., former Mayor of Chipley.  McDonald was remembered as being a great promoter of the city who worked hard to make the community a great place to live and work.   GARDEN CLUB RECOGNIZES FLORIDA ARBOR […]

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Chipley Council presents awards for Outstanding Christmas Decoration Displays         ……..
By January 18, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Council presents awards for Outstanding Christmas Decoration Displays ……..

Approves moratorium on Medical Marijuana.   by Kathy Foster   Presentations led off Tuesday night’s meeting of the Chipley City Council.   by Kathy Foster   Ward 1 recipient was the Ernesto Gonzalez Family, 594 4th Street.  Award was presented by Mayor Lee Dell Kennedy.   Ward 2 winner was Ryan Sikora, 756 Glenwood Avenue. […]

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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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