District celebrates ‘Springs Awareness’ event at Capitol ………

District celebrates ‘Springs Awareness’ event at Capitol ………

  TALLAHASSEE – Representatives from several of Florida’s water management districts, including the Northwest Florida Water Management District, participated in a special “Springs Awareness” event at the Florida Capitol on Thursday afternoon. Jon Costello, a Governing Board member for the Northwest Florida Water Management District, represented the District at the event. “On behalf of the District and […]

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Jeff Atwater’s ‘Dollars & Sense’ column ………

Jeff Atwater’s ‘Dollars & Sense’ column ………

Visit http://financeyourfuture.myfloridacfo.com/ today.   Dear Fellow Floridians: Last week, I introduced our latest financial literacy program called “Finance Your Future,” and I’m happy to say that we received a sundry of emails asking for more information about the program and inquiring if we offer other similar programs for younger children or adults. While we have […]

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ONE IN THREE U.S. DRIVERS CANNOT PAY FOR AN UNEXPECTED CAR REPAIR BILL ………

ONE IN THREE U.S. DRIVERS CANNOT PAY FOR AN UNEXPECTED CAR REPAIR BILL ………

AAA Advises Drivers to Save $50 a Month for Car Care Fund TAMPA, Fla.  — According to a new AAA survey, 64 million American drivers would not be able to pay for an unexpected vehicle repair without going into debt, indicating Americans may not understand the full cost of owning and operating a vehicle. Additionally, a […]

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Griffin House Live at The Rep May 4th …….

Griffin House Live at The Rep May 4th …….

When Springfield Ohio born and raised Griffin House left for college, he shocked his family by turn turning down a sports scholarship to focus on music. The talented high school athlete took his $100 guitar and taught himself how to play and write songs. It’s proved to be a good choice. Over ten years later, […]

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BUILDING A BASIC PANTRY/USING WHAT YOU STORE CLASS …….

This class is set for Tuesday, April 18, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley.   Join the group to learn how to set up a basic, well-equipped pantry and ways to use stored foods in everyday meals.   Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. Space is […]

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Chipley, Florida High School Lady Tigers Beat Vernon High School Lady Yellow Jackets in Varsity Softball

Chipley, Florida High School Lady Tigers Beat Vernon High School Lady Yellow Jackets in Varsity Softball

The Chipley, Florida High School Tigers shut down the Vernon, Florida High School Lady Yellow Jackets in Girls Varsity Softball on the Chipley campus on Thursday, April 6, 2017, as seen by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more photos on Facebook at Real Florida Magazine, online at […]

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Obituary for Charles Randolph Corbin ……..

Charles Randolph Corbin, age 63 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on April 6, 2017 at his residence.   Randolph was born on September 9, 1953 in Jackson County, Florida to the late Moad and Frankie Lee (Benefield) Corbin. A lifelong resident of the Florida panhandle, he worked as a mechanic for […]

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CHIPOLA LEADS PANHANDLE CONFERENCE

MARIANNA— The top-ranked Chipola College Indians are 13-3 in Panhandle Conference play and 33-7 overall. Chipola sits atop the state poll, and is second in the national poll. Chipola hosts Tallahassee, Wednesday, April 12, at 5 p.m., and Pensacola, Friday, April 14, at 3 p.m.   On April 4, Chipola beat Wallace-Dothan, 7-0. Bowden Francis […]

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Dunn Introduces the Military Assets Protection Act ……..

The Law Needs to Catch Up to New Drone Threats, Lawmakers Say WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) introduced the “Military Assets Protection Act,” a bipartisan bill to clarify the authority of the military to defend facilities and assets against Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or drones. “Our Armed […]

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Westville man dies in Holmes County crash …….

Donlad McLean, 52-years-old,  died around 7 p.m. April 5th in a vehicular crash on State Road 2 and Rum Road in Holmes County.   According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP),  McLean was driving a 2014 Nissan Versa westbound on State Road 2 when the right passenger side tires of the Nissan crossed the painted […]

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Gov. Scott: Florida’s Consumer Confidence Reaches 15-Year High ………

Increasing Personal Income and Home Values Also Show Economic Growth TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s consumer sentiment index rocketed to a 15-year high of 99 in March. Governor Scott also announced that personal income rose 4.9 percent for Floridians last year, the highest of the 10 largest states. Home values […]

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WHP Daily Brief ………

WHP Daily Brief ………

Steven Bannon Removed from National Security Council | President Trump Meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan White House Press Daily Brief Steven Bannon Loses NSC Seat Chief strategist at the White House and close confidant of President Donald Trump, Steven Bannon, has been removed from his permanent position on the principals committee National Security Council (NSC). Anonymous […]

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Caryville man arrested on multiple charges …….

Caryville man arrested on multiple charges …….

Washington County Drug Task Force has arrested a Caryville man on multiple felony charges.   On Tuesday, April 4th at approximately 11:07 p.m. investigators with the Washington County Drug Task Force observed a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am on US 90 in Chipley. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Holmes County. Law enforcement was […]

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FHP REMOVES DANGEROUS DRUGS FROM FLORIDA HIGHWAYS ……….

~ Multi-agency operation targets transporters of illicit contraband ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Recently, teams from the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and Criminal Interdiction Unit hosted a week-long Commercial Motor Vehicle Drug Interdiction Assistance Program (DIAP) with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Charlotte […]

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Governor Scott Issues Proclamation for National Crime Victims’ Week in Florida

Governor Scott Issues Proclamation for National Crime Victims’ Week in Florida

Promoted the theme, “Strength, Resilience, Justice TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday Governor Rick Scott attended the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Commemoration with Attorney General Pam Bondi and proclaimed April 2-8, 2017 as National Crime Victims’ Week. To view the proclamation, see below or click HERE. NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS’ WEEK IN FLORIDA   WHEREAS, National Crime Victims’ […]

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FORMER CHIPOLA PLAYERS IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ………..

FORMER CHIPOLA PLAYERS IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ………..

MARIANNA—Six former Chipola College baseball players appeared on opening day rosters in Major League Baseball this year. They include: Jose Bautista, Russell Martin, Andrew Toles, Patrick Corbin, Tyler Flowers and Adam Duvall. Former Chipola player Buck Showalter also is the manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Chipola baseball coach Jeff Johnson says, “We are so proud […]

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