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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott expands License-Free Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing to include Florida Utility Workers

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he has expanded the license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing offer made to Florida’s law enforcement and first responders to include utility workers. At the Governor’s direction, utility workers will now be able to enjoy license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing beginning today through June 30, 2018. The Florida […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF ……….

The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers.  You may be wondering, “Am I affected?” and, if so, “What should I do now?” First, find out if your information was exposed at […]

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Wildflower Alert: Mistflower ………
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Wildflower Alert: Mistflower ………

In late summer through fall, you may see this blue wildflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) blooming along the wet edges of roads in our area.   It is in the composite family and the bloom consists of many small tubular flowers in numerous blossom heads.   These plants spread easily and can form large colonies.   The […]

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Stolen firearm recovered during traffic stop ……..
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Stolen firearm recovered during traffic stop ……..

(Chipley, FL; September 22, 2017) – A patrol of the Bonnett Pond Road area led to an arrest of a Greenwood man after a stolen weapon was located during a traffic stop. Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Bonnet Pond Road and Pioneer Road yesterday afternoon. During the […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Council tentatively approves 2017-2018 Millage Rate and Final Budget ………

Meeting in a short session Thursday afternoon, Chipley City Council members voted 4-0 to approve two resolutions dealing with their 2017-2018 budget.   Final action on the resolutions will be taken at a September 28th Public Hearing scheduled for 5:05 p.m.   Resolution No. 17-18  Sets the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating millage rate for 2017-2018 […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi: Debris Removal Stalemate Unacceptable ………

NAPLES, Fla. – After hearing several complaints from county administrators, city mayors and other local elected officials about debris removal contractors not performing their duties to remove debris in accordance with their pre-storm contracts, Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement. Governor Scott is calling on debris removal companies from […]

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Annual Peanut Boil at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement this Saturday ……….
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Annual Peanut Boil at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement this Saturday ……….

September 23, 2017 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CST     It’s time again for the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement’s Peanut Boil. The event will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CST.   FREE admission and FREE peanuts! Also enjoy games and activities for the little ones, and live entertainment by Easy […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gulf County bay scallop season to open Sept. 23rd ……..

The Gulf County bay scallop season will open to harvest Sept. 23. The 2017 season was postponed earlier this year due to a naturally occurring algae bloom (Pseudo-nitzschia) in St. Joseph Bay that affects shellfish. Recent samples have indicated that the scallops in St. Joseph Bay are safe for human consumption and meet FDA requirements […]

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Roulhac Middle School in Chipley, Florida Hosts Marianna Middle School in Girls Basketball on Thursday, September 21, 2017
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Roulhac Middle School in Chipley, Florida Hosts Marianna Middle School in Girls Basketball on Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Roulhac Middle School Lady Tigers hosted the Marianna Middle School Lady Bulldogs on the Roulhac campus in Chipley, Florida on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in Girls Basketball, as seen in these photos of the ‘A’ Team game, by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.   See more photos […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Scott Congratulates Orlando International Airport for Top Ranking in North America ……….

SANFORD, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott congratulated Orlando International Airport for receiving the top ranking for consumer satisfaction among mega airports by J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study. Governor Scott said, “Florida is proud to be home to North America’s top airport for customer satisfaction. We’ve made significant investments to improve Orlando International […]

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