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St. Mattews Church thanks the community        ……
By June 30, 2016 Read More →

St. Mattews Church thanks the community ……

Members and friends of Saint Matthews’ Espiscopal Church in  Chipley had a wonderful day of fellowship and fun parking cars on the church property during the annual Washington County Watermelon Festival.     The church members have parked cars for the last few years requesting donations from the community for their youth activities; however, this […]

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Can An Aspirin A Day Keep The Doctor Away?       …….
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Can An Aspirin A Day Keep The Doctor Away? …….

(NAPSI)—Aspirin is a familiar over-the-counter medicine that reduces pain. Taking a low-dose or “baby” aspirin every day has long been recommended to people who have had a heart attack or stroke, so they can prevent another one. Evidence now shows that for people aged 50 to 69 at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, aspirin can […]

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Obituary for Judy Kriser ……

Judy Kriser, age 74, passed peacefully from this life on June 28, 2016. She was born on November, 14, 1941 to the late Joseph S. Sage and wife Georgia (Dove) Sage. Judy is preceded in death by one daughter, Janine McKinney and her husband Richard, and one grandchild, Tatum. She is survived by three sons, […]

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Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor says “Thanks”          ………
By June 29, 2016 Read More →

Washington County School Superintendent Joe Taylor says “Thanks” ………

I am immensely grateful to my family, friends, and loyal supporters during the 2012-2016 term as Superintendent of this great Washington County School District.   I want to thank the Board, our teachers, support staff, school-level administrators, and my district administrative team for all of the support given to me.   I acknowledge the tremendous […]

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Governor Scott Ceremonially Signs Detention Cost-Share Bill ……..

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott ceremonially signed SB 1322 which establishes a 50-50 split of juvenile detention costs between the state of Florida and certain counties. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Commissioner Rick Swearingen is also announcing today that FDLE will begin waiving the $75 records expungement application fee for juveniles following […]

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Miss Florida Contestants Dazzle on Opening Night …….

Preliminary Competitions Wow the Crowd in the Pageant’s New Hometown   Lakeland, FL (June 28, 2016) – The beginning of a new chapter in the Miss Florida Pageant and Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen Pageant began this evening as the Lakeland Center’s Youkey Theater hosted the opening night of the 2016 Miss Florida Pageant. This year […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club hosted Dist. 5 County Commission race candidates June 28th            ………
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Chipley Kiwanis Club hosted Dist. 5 County Commission race candidates June 28th ………

On hand at the debate were James Guy, Lynn Gothard, Steve Joyner and Ron Jones (l-r) in the picture below.     Tuesday’s meeting of the Chipley Kiwanis Club was turned over to the candidates running for the District 5 seat on the Washington County Board of County Commissioners, with moderator Paul Goulding fielding questions […]

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FLORIDA’S GREAT NORTHWEST APPOINTS A NEW PRESIDENT       …….
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FLORIDA’S GREAT NORTHWEST APPOINTS A NEW PRESIDENT …….

Kim Wilmes Chosen to Lead the 12-county Regional Economic Development Organization  Florida’s Great Northwest, the 12-county, regional economic development organization of Northwest Florida, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new president and chief executive officer, Kim Wilmes. In this role, Wilmes will provide a long-term strategic vision to promote the region for economic success. […]

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FOOD – 100 Bite-Size Summer Moments: Family Fun Made Simple       ……
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FOOD – 100 Bite-Size Summer Moments: Family Fun Made Simple ……

(NAPSI)—As a parent, life is chaotic. Some days can feel like a race to get through, but when we slow down and savor a joyful moment of simplicity, we never regret it. Positive memories that involve lively activities and healthful foods, like blueberries, can set kids on a positive path, instilling shared memories and good […]

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U.S. Mayors Endorse Employers of National Service Initiative ……..

Unanimous resolution from U.S. Conference of Mayors encourages city leaders to open job opportunities to AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni   INDIANAPOLIS – In another sign of the growing support for national service, the United States Conference of Mayors today unanimously passed a resolution endorsing Employers of National Service, an initiative that recognizes the unique […]

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