Although March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, any time is a good time to discuss new developments in colon cancer screening. And there is good news to talk about. (NAPSI)— Thanks to several important preventive health guidelines updated last year, there is now more access to, and insurance coverage for, a variety of […]
President Trump Signs New Immigration Order For weeks now the White House has said that President Trump would sign a new Executive Order banning travel from certain countries that are deemed to have a higher incidence of terrorist activity. Initially slated to be signed last week, the White House held the Order to take advantage […]
It was ‘Plow Day’ last Saturday at the Jerry Morris farm on Clayton Raod south of Chipley. by Kathy Foster There was a great turn out March 4th for one of several ‘Plow Days’ held each year in Washington County. Area farmers turned out to help friends start preparations for the spring […]
There was a great turnout and everyone had a good time. There was a great turnout and everyone had a good time.
Prior to last Friday night’s performance of ‘Southern Exposure’ the Spanish Trail Playhouse in Chipley welcomed sponsors to a party to thank them for their support for the local live theatre. Join now and join the fun.
MARIANNA—Chipola College nursing student Brenda Killings of Chipley was recently selected as the Florida College System Chancellor’s Clark Maxwell Student of the Month. Killings completed Chipola’s Associate Degree Nursing program in 2016 and will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Chipola in May. As a 50 year-old, she enrolled at […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that Gartner, Inc., a global information technology research and advisory company, will expand in Lee County and create 600 new jobs. The company will also invest more than $21 million in the local community. Gartner currently employs more than 1,250 Floridians. The new jobs will include […]
by Xavier Martini F. Iriarte, X. Martini, M. Paret, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Quincy, and E. Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Franklin Co. Extension Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as Yellow Shoot or Citrus Greening is a devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease is caused by a bacteria named Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. This bacterium […]
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Panama City man after displaying erratic driving patterns on Hwy 79 at Acy Road located between Vernon and New Hope at approximately 4:00am on Sunday morning. Arrested was Cody J. Evans, 24 years of age, residing at 924 Florida Ave, Panama City, FL. Evans was […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–National Consumer Protection Week runs through March 11th, and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is offering tips to help Florida residents and visitors protect themselves from scams. National Consumer Protection Week is a nationwide effort to educate consumers about their rights and how to make well-informed decisions. Last year, the Florida Department […]
(NAPSI)—The role of teachers in children’s lives cannot be understated. Beyond children’s parents, their teacher is often the primary adult influencer in their life. Yet, this essential role faces difficult setbacks as schools and districts across the country are tasked with stabilizing the teacher shortage while ensuring new teachers are prepared to meet the needs […]
Mr. Wallace ‘Dub’ Lindsey Williams, age 89, of Bonifay, Florida passed away March 6, 2017. He was born August 7, 1927 in Holmes County Florida to the late Luther Monroe Williams and Hutsie Holland Williams. In addition to his parents, Dub was preceded in death by several siblings, son-in-law, Greg Harrison and a granddaughter, Mia […]
Fans Can Pledge Money to Support their Teams in the MEAC Fights Cancer Challenge During the Men’s Basketball Tournament March 6-11 Atlanta, GA – March 1, 2017 – The American Cancer Society and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced a multi-year partnership known as MEAC Fights Cancer focused on cancer prevention and early detection. […]
A bicycle/pick-up truck sends bicyclist to Bay Medical. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports that 61-year-old Caron Gaston of Quebec, Canada was transported to Bay Medical Center after being struck by a pick-up truck Sunday evening in Jackson County. According to the FHP, the pick-up truck, driven by 41-year-old Rick S. Hill of […]
Washington County Drug Task Force Announces Arrest of Chipley Man for Weapons and Narcotics Offenses …….
During the early morning hours of March 4, 2017 Officers of the Chipley Police Department in conjunction with Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jeffrey B. Driggers of Chipley for Narcotics and Weapons related charges. The arrest was conducted following a traffic stop of a vehicle for traffic violations of which Driggers was a passenger. During […]
Gas prices are holding steady after inching up last week. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.31 – nearly 3 cents more than a week ago. Compared to last year, motorists are paying 50 cents more for a gallon of gasoline and $7 more for a full tank of gas. […]