Blountstown Victorious Over Chipley High School As Football Seasons Starts To Cool ……..

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, […]

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September kicks off new year for Chipley Garden Club ……

September kicks off new year for Chipley Garden Club ……

Chipley Garden Club’s first meeting of the 2015-16 club year was held Wednesday, September 9th at the home of Gweneth and  Wade Collins. Although the club doesn’t “officially” meet during the summer, the club remained active. Members decorated a float for the Watermelon Parade, attended FFGC’s Short Course North in Milton, and enjoyed field trips […]

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Farrah Jane’s opens in Chipley …….

Farrah Jane’s opens in Chipley …….

Chipley’s newest business, Farrah Jane’s is located at 682 5th Street in Chipley and  owner Farrah Davis hosted an open house and ribbon cutting with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce Friday morning to welcome friends, family and supporters to the new businesses.   Farrah Jane’s is open Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. […]

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CRA approves first Mentoring Program recipient ………

CRA approves first Mentoring Program recipient ………

Now Chipley City Council required to also grant approval.   by  Kathy Foster   The members of the Chipley Redevelopment Agency reviewed information presented on behalf of Farrah and Laurie Davis during their Aug. 26th meeting and then questioned the pair about their plans for opening ‘Farrah Jane’s’ on 5th Street in Chipley.   Final approval […]

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CRA faces problem of no quorum ………….

New meeting set for 3 p.m. on Aug. 26th.   Lack of a quorum Tuesday afternoon resulted in  the Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) having to set another meeting for next week to conduct business.   While discussion of the splash pad that was being considered for Chipley is still on the upcoming agenda,  CRA members present for […]

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Chipley Police Officer recognized at Aug. 11th Council meeting ………

Chipley Police Officer recognized at Aug. 11th Council meeting ………

DeFuniak Springs and Chipley Police present to present awards.   by Kathy Foster   Mark Weeks, DeFuniak Springs City Marshall, and Kevin Crew, Chipley Police Chief, led off Tuesday night’s meeting of the Chipley City Council by presenting Chipley Police Officer Tyler Brannon and his wife Amanda several awards for rescuing an infant from a […]

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Chipley Garden Club donates to libraries ……..

Chipley Garden Club donates to libraries ……..

Rounding out their business year members of the Chipley Garden Club made contributions to the Chipley Library and the library at Kate M. Smith Elementary school recently to provide information for local gardeners and students.   Pictured below at the Chipley Library presentation are (l-r) Debbie Mitchell, Garden Club President, Ranae Rountree, Library Director, and […]

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Washington County School District participating in Summer Food Service Program …..

The Washington County School District will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program for 35 days starting in the month of June.   Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, sex, disability, age, or national origin during summer vacation when school lunches are not available. All children 18 years […]

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Chipley Garden Club ends year with roses ……

Chipley Garden Club ends year with roses ……

by Gwen Collins   Chipley Garden Club wound up the 2014-15 Club Year on Wednesday, May 6th learning all about roses. Washington County UF/IFAS Horticulturist Matthew Orwat presented a very informative and entertaining program on choosing the correct roses to grow in our area and how to care of them. He touched briefly on the […]

Photo highlights of ArtKidDoo held in Chipley May 2nd …….

Photo highlights of ArtKidDoo held in Chipley May 2nd …….

A place where adults had as much fun as the children.                                        

Work moving along at new Kate Smith Elementary School …….

Work moving along at new Kate Smith Elementary School …….

Up until late last week  most of the work at the site of the new Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley had been prep work, but then work got started above ground in earnest as concrete pouring began.   These photos were submitted by KSES Principal Lesa Burdeshaw.      

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Chipley Council approves plans for Dunkin Donuts …..

Chipley Council approves plans for Dunkin Donuts …..

Being planned for 1598 Main Street. by Kathy Foster In quick order the Chipley City Council approved the following  three agenda items at their April 14th meeeting: *  Construction of a Dunkin Donuts restaurant at 1598 Main Street on a vacant parcel of land north of the existing Arby’s.  The development will include parking and […]

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Chipley Garden Club visits KMS 4th graders ……

Chipley Garden Club visits KMS 4th graders ……

by Gwen Collins   The Chipley Garden Club visited the fourth graders at Kate Smith Elementary School twice during February. On Thursday the 19th Club Member Beth Watford visited Ms. Adkison’s class and shared the art of Dried Floral Design, and on the 26th Club Member/District II Director Louise Michaels taught the basics of Live […]

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Rustins receive ‘Yard of Month’ in Chipley …..

Rustins receive ‘Yard of Month’ in Chipley …..

Kenneth and Mary Nell Rustin were recipients of the October ‘Yard of the Month’ award presented  by the Chipley Garden Club in conjunction with the City of Chipley.   The Rustins live at 617 Rustin Drive.   Take a drive by and look at their beautiful yards.                 […]

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CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB HOSTS FFGC DISTRICT II MEETING …….

CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB HOSTS FFGC DISTRICT II MEETING …….

On Wednesday, October 8th over one hundred local garden clubbers from Chipley, Vernon, Bonifay, Wausau, Marianna, Sneads, Graceville, Port St. Joe, Panama City, Lynn Haven, and Gulf Beach were invited into “Grandma’s Garden” – Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. State Officers’ Fall District II Meeting. The all-day meeting was held at the Washington County […]

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CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB PREPARES FOR DISTRICT MEETING

CHIPLEY GARDEN CLUB PREPARES FOR DISTRICT MEETING

Chipley Garden Club met on Wednesday, October 1st at the home of Gweneth & Wade Collins on Duncan Community Road to prepare for the upcoming Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Inc. District II Fall Touring State Officers meeting. Event Chairman Louise Michaels noted, “Our plans are in place and we are very excited to be […]

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