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CHS Band hosting Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

CHS Band hosting Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps

The Chipley High School Band will be hosting a world-class musical group for two days of rehearsals at the school’s facilities. The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, based in Wyoming, is midway through a 6-week competitive tour across the country, concluding with the Drum Corps International World Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, the second week of […]

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Local Award-Winning Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent Records in Chipley, Florida
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Local Award-Winning Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent Records in Chipley, Florida

Just coming off his 2017 win of the North American Country Music Association’s International Male Vocal and Instrumental Bluegrass Artist of the Year awards, Rick Kent recently spent time in the audio production facility on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College. Born and raised in Chipley, Florida, Rick started playing guitar at the age […]

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New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks     …..
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks …..

Kiersten Wilson has only been on the job at the state parks in Washington and Holmes counties for a few weeks and is already busy working on plans for the OCT. 21st  ‘Rock the Falls’ event being held at Falling Waters State Park.   A native of Western New York,  Wilson knew early on that her […]

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WILDFLOWER ALERT:  Largeflower Rosegentian          ……..
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

WILDFLOWER ALERT: Largeflower Rosegentian ……..

There are a dozen different kinds of Rosegentians (Sabatias) or Marsh pinks that grow here in north Florida; nine of these have pink petals and four have white petals.   Of the four species with five pink petals, this one (Sabatia grandiflora) has the largest flower (larger than a quarter coin). It grows almost totally […]

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Four Easy Home Maintenance Tips       ……..
By July 23, 2017 Read More →

Four Easy Home Maintenance Tips ……..

(NAPSI)—It’s the perfect time for home maintenance activities that will keep the inside and outside of your home running smoothly during the warm weather. These four tasks will give your home and yard a pick-me-up.     Replace Air Conditioner Filters Keeping your air conditioner working properly is essential to staying cool and helps you […]

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Chamber officials report ‘Certified Sites’ being earmarked in Panhandle        ……….
By July 21, 2017 Read More →

Chamber officials report ‘Certified Sites’ being earmarked in Panhandle ……….

Washington County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ted Everett and Chamber President Darrin Wall updated Chamber members and guests Thursday concerning the work being done to certify three sites in Northwest Florida as ready for business.   By Kathy Foster   Acknowledging that a 70-acre site is already established in Washington County,  Everett said he hopes […]

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News from the Washington County Chamber of Commerce            ………
By July 21, 2017 Read More →

News from the Washington County Chamber of Commerce ………

Hosting their Third Thursday Luncheon Thursday at the Specialty Center at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley,  the Washington County Chamber of Commerce announced the June and July recipients of the ‘Yard of the Month’ award.   Receiving the June award were Tommy and Wayne Hardy:   Recipient of the July award was Inez Gore: […]

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HINTS FOR HOMEBUYERS:  Three Important Things To Know        ……..
By July 21, 2017 Read More →

HINTS FOR HOMEBUYERS: Three Important Things To Know ……..

(NAPSI)—Buying a home is both a gratifying experience and challenging endeavor. This is especially the case this season. A healthy U.S. economy and steady job growth are translating to robust demand at a time when housing supply is insufficient in much of the country. Although the National Association of Realtors® is still anticipating this to […]

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Real Florida Magazine Interview with Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent 7-19-17
By July 20, 2017 Read More →

Real Florida Magazine Interview with Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent 7-19-17

Real Florida Magazine interview with local bluegrass and country singer-songwriter Rick Kent in downtown Chipley, Florida on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida.  See more video clips, photos and interviews at www.RealFloridaMagazine.org and you can also listen to these interviews on FPTC radio, […]

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DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport to Become Corporate Headquarters for Aviation Support Services Company       ……..
By July 20, 2017 Read More →

DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport to Become Corporate Headquarters for Aviation Support Services Company ……..

20 to 30 new jobs anticipated for the area   DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – The City of DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport will now be the corporate headquarters of ONVOI Global Services (OGS), a company which provides aviation and administrative support services to various government agencies. Corporate officials anticipate a growth of 20-25 new jobs in […]

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