What To Know Before Booking A Vacation Home ……..

What To Know Before Booking A Vacation Home ……..

(NAPSI)—Renting a vacation home has become a popular choice among travelers, made easier than ever by trendy peer-to-peer sharing sites. Rather than squeezing into a hotel room, vacationers are spreading out and taking advantage of such benefits as extra space, convenience and privacy. Before booking a home base for what’s meant to be a relaxing […]

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CD 2 Republican National Convention Delegate Selection ……..

CD 2 Republican National Convention Delegate Selection ……..

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, forty republicans met in Mariana at the Oaks Restaurant to select the delegates and alternate delegates to represent Florida’s Congressional District 2 (CD2) at the National Republican Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.   Jim Peacock, chairman of the CD2 presided over the delegate selection. Of the twenty-five people who applied to […]

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Chipley police cracking down on illegal use and sale of SNAP benefit cards ……..

The Chipley Police Department conducted investigations concerning the illegal use, sales and trading of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) benefit cards. The cards are issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) are to be used for public assistance to the family they are assigned to. This program […]

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Republicans hosted ‘Meet & Greet’ at Vance Theatre April 18th ………..

Republicans hosted ‘Meet & Greet’ at Vance Theatre April 18th ………..

Neal Dunn, candidate for Congress District 2, led off Monday night’s ‘Meet & Greet’ hosted at the Vance Theatre in Chipley.  Dunn, a surgeon, Veteran and successful businessman in Panama City  is running for the US Congress in Florida District 2.   A graduate from Washington and Lee University and a Distinguished Military Graduate.  He […]

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Historical Society presents original certificates to Gulf Power ………..

Historical Society presents original certificates to Gulf Power ………..

The Washington County Historical Society recently presented Darren Wall from Gulf Power with four stock certificates. These are original certificates showing ownership of Shares of the Capital Stock in The Chipley Light and Power Company by S.A. Alford and E.L. Alford.   Gulf Power purchased The Chipley Light and Power Company in 1926 and was […]

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March 2016 Employment & Services from CareerSource ……..

March 2016 Employment & Services from CareerSource ……..

See where things stand.  

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Governor Rick Scott: More Than 36,000 Jobs Created So Far This Year ……..

Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate has exceeded the nation’s for four years TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott has announced  that Florida businesses have created 36,900 private-sector jobs since January 2016. With Florida’s unemployment rate of 4.9 percent in March, the state’s rate is down from 10.7 percent in December 2010. Florida’s annual private-sector […]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT CLASSES SET AT CHIPOLA …….

The Chipola College Criminal Justice Training Center will offer an evening Law Enforcement Academy and a Corrections to Law Enforcement Cross-over class beginning May 3. Classes will meet weeknights from 5:30–9:30 p.m.   Completion of either of these programs will prepare candidates to take the State Board Examination, and become certified by the Criminal Justice […]

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2016 Gulf recreational red snapper state season set ……..

At its April 13 meeting in Jupiter, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the 2016 recreational red snapper season in Gulf of Mexico state waters.   The 2016 season will open Saturdays and Sundays in May starting May 7. On May 28, the season will open continuously through July 10. Finally, the […]

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Don’t Let High Pressure Blow Your Vacation: Know Your PSI ……..

Don’t Let High Pressure Blow Your Vacation: Know Your PSI ……..

(NAPSI)—Taking five minutes to check your tires before your next road trip can be well worth it, considering the potential dangers and time lost by blowing out a tire. The Problem As temperatures increase, so does the frequency of tire blowouts. For every 10-degree increase in ambient temperature, tires naturally inflate with one additional pound […]

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Obituary for Joseph B. Ross …….

Mr. Joseph B. Ross, age 86, of Lynn Haven, FL, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016. He was born September 30, 1929, in Lake City, FL, to the late Seth Ross and Annie B. Kelly Ross. After graduation from Bay High School in 1947, he joined the Navy and served […]

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Governor Rick Scott Ceremonially Signs Legislation to Create Florida Holocaust Memorial ……..

Governor Rick Scott Ceremonially Signs Legislation to Create Florida Holocaust Memorial ……..

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott hosted a ceremonially bill signing for SB 716, which establishes the Florida Holocaust Memorial to recognize and commemorate the millions of people, including six million Jews, murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators before and during World War II in Europe.  This bill will create a memorial […]

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Governor Rick Scott: Move to Florida, Save More Than a Grand ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott encouraged families and business owners across the country to use Tax Day as an opportunity to consider moving to Florida. At $3,378, Florida’s annual state and local tax collections per capita are more than $1,000 lower than the national average of $4,600. Governor Scott said, “This Tax Day, […]

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“Spring Aboard” for better boating ……….

Boaters urged to get educated before boating season During the week of April 17-23, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourage boaters to “Spring Aboard” by enrolling in a boating education course. “We know from many years of experience that an educated boater is […]

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Mondays with Pete – April 18, 2016 ………

CHANGE!! It is probably the most feared constant in the entirety of our lives. Remember the old adage: “The only constant in life is change.” It happens to us from the beginning of life. Just as we are getting use to all the attention of Mom and Dad, along comes a brother or sister to […]

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Veterans Memorial Wall receives donation ……..

Veterans Memorial Wall receives donation ……..

The Washington County Veterans Memorial Wall project received a much needed donation Friday from the Gulf Power Company. Darren Wall and Kayla Corbitt from Gulf Power in Chipley, Florida presented Veterans Wall committee members Linda MacClellan and Donna Meldon with a check for $1,015.00.   The check will be used to purchase the WWI bronze […]

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