NATIVE AND EXOTIC PLANTS EXPLAINED

Chipley Garden Club’s monthly meeting  will be held on Wednesday, February 5th at 10:30AM at North Washington Nursery located at 1365 Watford Circle in Chipley. John Foster, nursery owner and club member, will “test” members on their knowledge of native plants and Sherry Bass from Orange Hill Express will present a program on new horticulture […]

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ONE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES DURING A TRAFFIC STOP ……

 During the night hours of January 28th, an Officer with the Chipley Police Department conducted a traffic stop of a Toyota truck after observing a traffic violation committed by the vehicle.  During the course of the traffic stop it was determined the driver, Charles William Shumaker, had a suspended driver license.  A subsequent inventory of […]

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Governor Rick Scott Selects Three Inductees for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the selection of Dr. Robert Hayling, James Johnson, and Asa Randolph to the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Governor Scott chose these three individuals from a group of six nominees selected by the Florida Commission on Human Relations. They were selected for their work for equality […]

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Washington County ENTERPRISE ZONE BOUNDRIES expanded …..

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the State of Florida has approved our filing for an expansion to the Washington County Enterprise Zones in both Vernon and Ebro.   The Chamber of Commerce began this process in 2013 with the assistance and support of Rep. Marti Coley to expand the Enterprise […]

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Florida voters will decide on use of medical marijuana in November …

 Florida Supreme Court rules that medical marijuana to go to ballot. Floridians will vote on medical marijuana this November, following  a divided Florida Supreme Court ruling this week  that ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment meets all legal requirements. Ballot language Here is the summary that the justices approved and will appear on the […]

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Lynetta Griner as 2013 Women of the Year in Agriculture

Tallahassee, Florida –  Lynetta Griner was  named the 2013 Women of the Year in Agriculture and will be recognized  the Florida State Fair Authority during  a luncheon in her honor Feb. 10 during the state fair in Tampa.  The award, now in its 29th year, recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture.   […]

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Baseball Signup underway in Wausau ……

The Town of Wausau will be accepting signups for the 2014 ball season until February 14 @ 4:00PM.   Anyone wishing to coach, umpire or signup is asked to please come by or contact the Town Hall @ 850-638-1781.

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Snook to reopen in Atlantic state waters …..

The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31.   In the Atlantic, anglers may keep one snook per day that is not less than 28 […]

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TEACHER WORKSHOP SET AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE …..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its sixth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Building Z, Literature/Language. Teachers and students interested in a career in education are invited to attend.   Future educators currently enrolled at Chipola with the assistance of the education faculty, staff, and […]

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Protecting Your High-Mileage Vehicle …..

Protecting Your High-Mileage Vehicle …..

(NAPSI)—These days, many drivers are finding ways to keep their vehicles on the road longer. Having an odometer that reads 100,000 miles or more need not mean the vehicle is on its last legs. It may just mean you should stick to a regular maintenance schedule and take advantage of automotive products that help extend […]

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Obituary for Hazel Nichols Railey

Hazel Nichols Railey, 76 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on January 28, 2014 at her residence surrounded by loved ones. Hazel was born in Jackson County, Florida on December 2, 1937 to Arthur Jefferson and Mary Amanda (Tharpe) Nichols. She had lived in Cottondale since 1996 coming from Greenville, Alabama. She […]

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Obituary for Bruce ‘Ben’ Eugene Kriser ….

Mr. Bruce ‘Ben’ Eugene Kriser, age 84, of Bonifay, Florida passed away January 28, 2014 at his home. He was born January 23, 1930 in Coldwater, Michigan to the late Clair Vincent Kriser and Dorothy Mullin Kriser.   In addition to his parents, Mr. Kriser was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Kriser.   […]

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Obituary for Neva Nadine McEntyre ….

Neva Nadine McEntyre, age 87 of Chipley, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital’s Third Floor, L.T.C. Neva was born March 20, 1926 in Jackson County, FL to Wesley and Margaret (Davis) Brinley of Graceville, FL. Neva and her husband owned and operated McEntyre’s IGA in Chipley from 1969-1980. […]

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Governor Rick Scott Unveils 2014-2015 “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget”

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today unveiled his “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget” for fiscal year 2014-2015. Governor Scott’s “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget” includes over $500 million in tax cuts for Florida families and continues to push for responsible measures, such as reducing taxes, reducing state debt, and eliminating government waste. […]

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Governor Scott Recommends a $33 Million Increase to Serve Florida Elders …..

~ Enriching Seniors Initiative Will Remove Thousands from the Waitlists and Expand Programs that Help Florida’s Most Vulnerable Seniors ~ TALLAHASSEE – Today, Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Charles T. Corley praised Governor Scott’s 2014-2015 “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget” recommendations, which includes an overall increase of more than $33 million to support Florida […]

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Statement by House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston Regarding Governor Scott’s FY 2014-15 Budget Recommendations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston (D-Fort Lauderdale) released the following statement regarding Governor Scott’s budget recommendations for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year.   “Governor Scott’s budget proposal begins an important conversation in the Florida Legislature about priorities. Unfortunately, Governor Scott continues to show favoritism to politically connected corporations and fails to look […]

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