Obituary for Cynthia Gale Carnley ………

Obituary for Cynthia Gale Carnley ………

Mrs. Cynthia Gale Carnley, age 59, of Bonifay, Florida passed away April 17, 2017 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. She was born July 24, 1957 in Hampton, Virginia and was preceded in death by her father, Donald Kelley McCoy and mother, Janet Marie Scott Wicker. Cynthia is survived by her daughter, Christina […]

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Washington County, Florida Council on Aging Enjoys Annual ‘Senior Expo’ on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Washington County, Florida Council on Aging Enjoys Annual ‘Senior Expo’ on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Washington County, Florida Council on Aging in Downtown Chipley held their annual ‘Senior Expo’ on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to rave reviews. A standing-room only crowd filled the Washington County Ag Center as over 30 agencies, businesses and religious organizations displayed their products and services, many of which catered to our more experienced population. […]

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Gov. Scott Requests $100 Million for VISIT FLORIDA ………..

Gov. Scott Requests $100 Million for VISIT FLORIDA ………..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, after meeting with tourism leaders from across the state, Governor Rick Scott urged the Florida Legislature to fully fund VISIT FLORIDA at $100 million. WATCH: Remarks by Governor Scott WATCH: Remarks by Mark Wilson, President and CEO of Florida Chamber of Commerce WATCH: Remarks by Russell Daws, President and CEO of […]

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Dr. Dunn to Introduce SEAT Act …………

Legislation Will Prevent Airlines From Removing Seated Passengers From Aircraft WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) today announced he is introducing the Secure Equity in Airline Transportation (SEAT) Act, legislation to prevent airlines from bumping passengers off an over-booked flight if the passenger has already boarded. The legislation requires the Secretary of Transportation to […]

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Chipley Kiwanis Club presents checks to Relay For Life, VES and CHS Project Graduation …….

Chipley Kiwanis Club presents checks to Relay For Life, VES and CHS Project Graduation …….

Kiwanis Thought For The Day:  Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.           Chipley Kiwanis Club President Michelle Jordan urged members and public to attend the May 5th Relay For Life activities set for Pal’s […]

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Watson eyes third time lucky in Shenzhen …………

Watson eyes third time lucky in Shenzhen …………

Tournament: Shenzhen International Venue: Genzon Golf Club Prize fund: $2,800,000  Hashtag: #ShenzhenIntl Tournament preview Two-time Major Champion Bubba Watson has returned to the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club in search of his second European Tour title in China. The World Number 22, who won the 2014 WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, tied for 29th in […]

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50 Florida Schools Awarded HealthierUS School Challenge Designation in March ………

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that 50 more Florida schools earned HealthierUS School Challenge designations during March, bringing the current total of Florida’s HUSSC schools to 280. Under Commissioner Putnam’s leadership, the number of certified HUSSC schools has increased from 27 schools in 2012, when the Florida Department of […]

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White House Press Daily Brief ………..

White House Press Daily Brief ………..

VP Pence Visits the Korean DMZ   . . Good morning. VP Pence Visits the Korean DMZ Vice President Mike Pence is on a 10-day trip throughout Asia and Oceania. Over the weekend and on Monday the Vice President was in South Korea, where he met with officials and made a highly publicized visit to […]

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Two sworn in at Vernon Council meeting Monday night ………

Two sworn in at Vernon Council meeting Monday night ………

Council votes to certify election results.  Tina Sloan took Mayor’s seat, while Joey Brock took Councilman’s seat.   by  Kathy Foster   Joey Brock and Tina Sloan received their oaths of office before taking their respective seats on the Vernon City Council.   Brock and Sloan joined council members Gary Owens and Gwen March in […]

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West Florida Electric Cooperative election results ……….

GRACEVILLE – As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) is owned by its members and each of those members has a voice in how the co-op is operated. That’s part of the cooperative difference.   Each year, West Florida Electric holds an election for three seats on its Board of Trustees. Every […]

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Washington County Council on Aging ‘2017 Senior Expo’ in Chipley today …….

Washington County Council on Aging ‘2017 Senior Expo’ in Chipley today …….

Be sure to stop by  the 8th Annual ‘Senior Expo’, presented by the Washington County Council on Aging, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at  the Washington County Ag Center in Downtown Chipley.  

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Gov. Scott Announces Resignation of Melinda Miguel; Eric Miller to join as Chief Inspector General ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Governor Rick Scott has announced Chief Inspector General Melinda Miguel’s resignation. Melinda Miguel will be pursuing opportunities in the private sector.  Eric Miller, who currently serves as Inspector General at the Agency for Health Care Administration, will serve as the Governor’s Chief Inspector General beginning Friday, April 21, 2017. Governor Scott said, […]

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Florida Forest Service Recognizes Panama City Beach Man for becoming a Trailwarrior …………

Florida Forest Service Recognizes Panama City Beach Man for becoming a Trailwarrior …………

Exploring Florida’s State Forests, one step at a time is what Bryan Durta and daughter Gillian are conquering. Durta was recognized on Wednesday, March 29th for becoming a “Trailwarrior” by the Florida Forest Service after hiking 250 miles of trails in 15 of Florida’s 38 State Forests.   What started as a Girl Scout camping […]

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Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th ………..

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th ………..

 by Matthew Orwat Registration Please contact Matthew Orwat or Cynthia Jackley at the UF / IFAS Washington County Extension Office at 850-638-6180 or mjorwat@ufl.edu to register. We are located at 1424 Jackson Ave (US 90), Chipley Fl. 32428. Pre registration is required.   Follow This Link To Register Online Limited Lawn and Ornamental & Limited […]

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Wildflower Alert: Fringed campion ………

Wildflower Alert: Fringed campion ………

This beautiful wildflower (Silene catesbaei) is considered to be endangered in Florida and in the U.S., primarily because of loss of habitat.   It can be seen blooming in the Gholson Nature Park in Chattahoochee. The good news is that it is also available in some native plant nurseries, and it will grow very happily […]

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DOWGUL IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE …….

DOWGUL IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE …….

Casey Dowgul has been selected the Chipola College Faculty/Administrator/Other Professional Award of the month for April. Dowgul serves an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education and has worked at the college since 2010.     Pictured from left are, Chipola president Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Casey Dowgul and Dr. Pam Rentz, Dean for the School of Education

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