BOCC deals with 911 Road Naming and Road Conditions ……..

BOCC deals with 911 Road Naming and Road Conditions ……..

Meeting in a Workshop session Thursday morning, the Washington County Board of County Commissioners spent most of the morning dealing with the need to rename some of the county maintained roads to meet 911 criteria.   by  Kathy Foster   Letters have gone out from the county to a number of residents explaining the need […]

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Open letter from Prince Eon Menckeberg

Open letter from Prince Eon Menckeberg

Oct 13 at 11:51 AM   For all my Chipley friends who have been texting and calling me and are wondering what happened to Me following the false and libelous allegations of wrong doing .. I Am bruised but I Am doing Great… It will be a year on October 30th , so I decided […]

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Cost-Share Program Now Available to Help Fight Invasive, Destructive Plant ……

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services  has announced that the Florida Forest Service is now offering a cost-share program to help landowners fight cogongrass, a highly invasive and destructive plant. The Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications for the Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program.   “Florida is a hotbed for pests and disease […]

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STEM at Chipola ……..

STEM at Chipola ……..

Chipola College in Marianna  hosted a STEM event for area high school students on Oct. 9. The event entitled, “The Human Machine,” included activities in Anatomy and Physiology, Manufacturing, Designing Body Parts, Patient Simulators and Prosthetics. Faculty and students from five Chipola programs—Engineering Technology, Natural Sciences, Nursing, EMS and Business and Technology—led the workshops.   […]

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Obituary for Dennis J. Wright ……

Dennis J. Wright, 55 of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in the Bay Medical Center, Sacred Heart Health System of Panama City, Florida. He was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Chipley, Florida.   Home Going Services will be […]

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FORMER CHIPOLA TEAMMATES LEAD BLUE JAYS TO AL DIVISION TITLE …….

FORMER CHIPOLA TEAMMATES LEAD BLUE JAYS TO AL DIVISION TITLE …….

TORONTO—It may not have been the shot heard round the world, but Jose Bausista’s go-ahead, three-run homer in the 53-minute, seventh inning of the American League Division Series, certainly echoed across Canada and the U.S.   In what is already being called “The Inning,” former Chipola teammates and now Blue Jays stars, catcher Russell Martin […]

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CHILD KILLED IN HOLMES COUNTY CRASH ……..

CHILD KILLED IN HOLMES COUNTY CRASH ……..

Courtesy of WZEP Radio 1460 A 10 year-old-girl was killed Tuesday afternoon in a single vehicle accident in Holmes County. The Florida Highway Patrol reports 26-year-old Logan Mario Lee, of Chipley, was traveling westbound on the Bonifay Gritney Road when his 2002 Chevy Trailblazer ran off theleft side of the road and ran into a ditch. […]

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The Honorable Judge Chris Patterson swears in re-elected Chipley council members ……

The Honorable Judge Chris Patterson swears in re-elected Chipley council members ……

Chipley Councilman Lee Dell Kennedy retains Mayor’s position and Councilman Brett Butler now Mayor Pro-Tem.   by Kathy Foster Swearing-in of Chipley Councilmen Lee Dell Kennedy and John Sasser led off this week’s meeting of the Chipley City Council.  Doing the honors was Circuit Judge Chris Patterson.               Jacob […]

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New courthouse now rising from the ground ……..

New courthouse now rising from the ground ……..

Prior to this week all of the work on the new Washington County Courthouse has been below ground,  but now elements of the structure are coming above ground and are looking good.                            

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Kate Smith Elementary School Kindergartners Get Sneak Peek at Chipley Fire Department

Kate Smith Elementary School Kindergartners Get Sneak Peek at Chipley Fire Department

Reminiscent of a line of ducklings, groups of kindergartners from Kate Smith Elementary School were seen making the walk from their school in downtown Chipley to the Chipley Fire Department on the morning of Friday, October 9. The reason for the early morning walk was the annual KMS kindergarten visit to the fire department and […]

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Protect Migrating Birds ……..

Protect Migrating Birds ……..

(NAPSI)—Fall migration is here, which could mean some surprise visits from out-of-town birds to your backyard. To survive the journey and any adverse weather conditions, these winged travelers could use a little help from their earthbound friends. One way to help is to start feeding the birds in the fall. Throughout winter, continue to feed […]

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Obituary for William Hillory Croom ……

William Hillory “Bud” Croom , 60 of Fountain , passed from this life on October 11, 2015 at his residence. Bud was born on December 1,1954 to Charlie Austin Croom and Willie Mae York. He was a lifelong resident of the panhandle He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Charles Douglas Croom. He […]

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Obituary for Euna Mae Carter …..

Euna Mae Carter, age 87 of Wausau, FL went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Mae was born on March 16, 1928 in Daleville, AL to the late Shelton and Dora (Quattlebum) Watford. She is a lifelong resident of the Wausau area and was a member of the Wausau Pentecostal […]

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Obituary for Edmond T. Shirah ………

Mr. Edmond ‘Eddie’ T. Shirah, age 51, of Bonifay, Florida passed away October 11, 2015 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Florida. He was born May 17, 1964 in Panama City, Florida. He was preceded in death by his father, T.J. Shirah. Eddie is survived by his wife, Susan Johnson Shirah of Chipley, FL; […]

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Obituary for Genevieve Beleckas …….

Genevieve “Gene” Beleckas passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015, surrounded by family in California.   Originally from New York City, where she was born in 1927, Gene was a resident of Sunny Hills, Florida, where she and her husband, Vytautas “Vic” Beleckas, lived for over 30 years.   The funeral mass will be held […]

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Obituary for Joseph Leroy Pellegrin …….

Mr. Joseph Leroy Pellegrin, age 64, of Houma, Louisiana passed away October 11, 2015. Mr. Pellegrin enjoyed working on his boat, fishing and shopping online. He was an amazing cook and will be dearly missed by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wives, Sadie Verdin, Peggy Pellegrin and Mary Lee Brunet; […]

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