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Washington County School District put on notice by Freedom From Religion Foundation ………

The FFRF is asking the local school district to launch an investigation concerning alleged unconstitutional coach-led prayer and other issues.   by Kathy Foster   (Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor was asked for a comment concerning this letter; however, he declined to comment, but acknowledged the letter had been received.)   Headquartered in Madison, […]

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Florida Chamber of Commerce speaks out on changes to Florida Constitution ………….

 Constitution Revision Commission: Shape and Priorities of the CRC Come Into Focus Right now, Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) is making decisions that could impact the lives of every Florida business and resident for years to come. That’s because the CRC, which convenes once every 20 years, is reviewing proposed changes to Florida’s Constitution – […]

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By August 21, 2017 Read More →

Keep Your Kids On The Road To Safety ………

(NAPSI)—There’s good news, bad news and great news about children and safety on the road. The good news is that car seats, booster seats and seat belts save lives. In fact, in 2015, car seats saved the lives of an estimated 248 children under age 5. The bad news is every day in America, too […]

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‘Tommy’s Tires’ is newest business on Hwy 90 in Downtown Chipley
By August 20, 2017 Read More →

‘Tommy’s Tires’ is newest business on Hwy 90 in Downtown Chipley

‘Tommy’s Tires’ recently opened for business on Hwy 90 in downtown Chipley, Florida, just a few blocks east of Main Street (Hwy 77). ‘We have been busy from the time we plugged in our “open” sign a few weeks ago’, said owner Tommy Smith in a recent ‘Real Florida Magazine’ interview. Formerly Barnes Tires, the […]

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Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley, Florida Has Sister School in Hamilton County, Florida
By August 20, 2017 Read More →

Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley, Florida Has Sister School in Hamilton County, Florida

If the school in the photo and video clip (below) looks somewhat familiar, it’s because it is the new Hamilton County, Florida Elementary School, sister school to Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley, Florida. Washington County Superintendent of Schools Joe Taylor worked closely with Thomas Moffses (shown with Taylor at the dedication of the new […]

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By August 20, 2017 Read More →

News from the Martin Theatre ………

See what’s coming up DEBBIE REYNOLDS RETROSPECTIVE – THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Oct 12, 2017 – Oct 14, 2017 We’ll be screening three of her best: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLIE BROWN, and TAMMY AND THE BACHELOR Door admission is $7.50/show or you can get unlimited screenings with a festival ticket for $20. […]

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What To Do If You See A Suspicious Credit Card Transaction …………..

(NAPSI)—You scan your monthly credit card bill, only to find a suspicious transaction. Don’t panic. Fortunately, credit card companies largely shoulder the financial burden of unauthorized credit card charges. By law, you’re only on the hook for $50, and it’s unlikely you’ll even be dinged for that much. Now it’s time to take action through […]

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Northview High School Falls To Vernon High School Under ‘Friday Night Lights’ on August 18, 2017
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Northview High School Falls To Vernon High School Under ‘Friday Night Lights’ on August 18, 2017

A start time of 7PM on Friday, August 18 at Memorial Field at Vernon Yellow Jacket Stadium allowed for slightly cooler weather than the heat index of over 110 degrees experienced at Chipley’s Philip Rountree Stadium the prior evening, as the Vernon, Florida Yellow Jackets defeated the Northview High School Chiefs at the annual Kickoff […]

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4-H brings youngsters and adults together                 …………….
By August 19, 2017 Read More →

4-H brings youngsters and adults together …………….

The goal of 4-H is to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills of youth through experiential learning programs and a positive youth development approach.     Young people from around Washington County visited the Ag Center in Chipley last Thursday afternoon to learn more about the various 4-H programs alive and well in Washington […]

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By August 19, 2017 Read More →

Washington County Planning Commission grants variances for Vernon property ……….

by Kathy Foster   Planning Commission members acted on the requests from property owners Allen and Misty Byrd Aug. 17th granting variances for a nonresidential building addition and a minimum setback requirement.   Both variance requests dealt with property located at 3031/3035 Main Street in Vernon.   The Byrds, business owners of Holmes Creek Pizza & […]

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