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Chipley Police looking for burglary suspect ……..
By June 23, 2016 Read More →

Chipley Police looking for burglary suspect ……..

On June 18, the Chipley Police Department responded to a local business, Computer Island, in reference to a burglar.  Once officiers arrived on the scene they observed that the front window of the business had been busted out with a rock and display case had been gone through and several items taken from the business. […]

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Coalition Calls for Legislative Special Session to Address Gun Reform …….

Tallahassee, Fla. — A coalition of more than 60 local, state, and national organizations have called on the Florida Legislature to convene a special session by July 4 to ban assault weapons and strengthen background checks in Florida. A letter calling for the special session was hand-delivered to Gov. Rick Scott, Senate President Andy Gardiner, […]

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Bay scallop conservation measures approved for St. Joe Bay …….

At the June 23 meeting near Apalachicola, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved measures to conserve bay scallops in the St. Joseph Bay area. The measures include delaying and shortening the recreational bay scallop season so it will open Aug. 22, run through Sept. 5, 2016 (Labor Day), and will close to […]

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Walton County man arrested for murder of infant ……….
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Walton County man arrested for murder of infant ……….

An arrest has been made in an investigation stemming from the December death of a 2-month-old infant.   Courtesy of WZEP Radio The Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical assist on December 13, 2015 in reference to an infant, unresponsive at the Raceway Store at 14338 US 90 in Mossy Head.  The child […]

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Maintenance of new courthouse up for discussion by BOCC ………

by Kathy Foster   Washington County’s Board of County Commissioners ended their Wednesday workshop deliberating on how they should approach the maintenance of the new courthouse expected to be open later this summer.   County Attorney Jeff Goodman raised the issue at the workshop simply stating the BOCC needed to address the perpetual maintenance prior […]

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Chipley man arrested for outstanding warrants …….
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Chipley man arrested for outstanding warrants …….

Prince Qwalter Leondre Douglas charged with two counts of possession substance without prescription.  

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FWC moving forward with statewide conservation effort …….

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is moving forward with a significant effort to conserve Florida’s most vulnerable wildlife throughout the state. At its June meeting, the Commission recommended staff move forward with efforts to establish a suite of new Critical Wildlife Areas and modify five existing CWAs. CWAs are established by the […]

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Bottom lines on Domestic Violence ……..
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Bottom lines on Domestic Violence ……..

         

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Florida Wildlife Federation to induct U.S. Senator Bill Nelson into its Conservation Hall of Fame
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Florida Wildlife Federation to induct U.S. Senator Bill Nelson into its Conservation Hall of Fame

ON JUNE 25, 2016 IN BRADENTON   At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements. Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of […]

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SAFETY ON THE ROAD …….
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SAFETY ON THE ROAD …….

Safe Trips Start With These Six Maintenance Tips by Brian Noble (NAPSI)—While many people know to check their oil and tire pressure before a road trip, there is one commonly overlooked car care component it would be a bright idea to remember: headlight maintenance. As the National Safety Council points out, driving at night is […]

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