Newsletter from West Florida Regional Planning Council | Aug. 2017
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Newsletter from West Florida Regional Planning Council | Aug. 2017

Pensacola Bay Bridge Project Kick-Off Builds Excitement in Community On June 26, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held an official kick-off event for the new Pensacola Bay Bridge. Speakers at the event included: Governor, Rick Scott; Senator, Doug Broxson; Representatives Clay Ingram and Frank White; newly-appointed Florida Chief Financial Officer, Jimmy Patronis; FDOT Secretary, Mike Dew; […]

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Prostate Cancer Facts And Figures That May Save Your Life ……..

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is a man over 50, now may be a good time to ask a doctor about prostate cancer screening. According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed solid tumor in men; in fact, nearly one in nine men will develop prostate cancer over […]

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Openings available for  Gulf Power Economic Symposium        ………
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Openings available for Gulf Power Economic Symposium ………

Set for Oct. 1st – 3rd.  

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Local man arrested on child pornography charges        ……….
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Local man arrested on child pornography charges ……….

A Chipley man has been arrested for 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography. The August 4 arrest came after a search warrant was obtained and executed by Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The investigation alleges that Watkins downloaded multiple child pornography […]

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Two in custody after attempting to flee from deputies in Greenhead area        ………
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Two in custody after attempting to flee from deputies in Greenhead area ………

Washington County deputies attempted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle with no tag traveling on S.R. 77 in the Greenhead area at approximately 9:13 on August 3.   The driver, after turning onto Hernandez Lane, fled from the vehicle on foot into a nearby wooded area.   WCSO alerted K-9 units from Northwest Florida […]

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Natural gas rates going up in Chipley ……..

Chipley City Council members made it clear at Thursday night’s workshop session that the City’s Natural Gas Department cannot continue to lose revenue, so they will be addressing a rate increase for that department at next Tuesday night’s regular meeting.   by Kathy Foster   Tom Geoffroy,  Florida Gas Utility (FGP) presented council members with […]

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DHSMV Releases New Design of the Florida Panthers’ Specialty License Plate ………

~Newly redesigned Florida Panthers specialty license plates will be available statewide August 9~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is pleased to announce the release of the newly redesigned Florida Panthers specialty license plate. The redesigned plate is being delivered to the department’s locations and tax collector offices statewide and […]

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Obituary for Buford Oscar Johns               ……..
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Obituary for Buford Oscar Johns ……..

Buford Oscar Johns, 85, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, with his loving, devoted wife of 63 years, Voncile “Bonnie” Sexton Johns by his side in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.   He is survived by his daughters, Sandra Jones and husband Robert Jones and Jean Guccione and husband Ric Guccione, his grandchildren Heather, Jonathan and Ric, […]

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Woman charged with drug-related offense            …….
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Woman charged with drug-related offense …….

On August 2, 2017, Chipley Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle in the area of Hwy 77 and Hwy 90 in Chipley Florida, after observing the vehicle sit through two light cycles at the intersection and observing that the vehicle had an obstructed tag.   The officer made contact with the driver identified […]

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Chipley woman arrested on drug-related charges            ………
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Chipley woman arrested on drug-related charges ………

Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a local woman after a traffic stop on Millers Ferry Road near Creek Road in Vernon. Anna Neal, 52, of Chipley was arrested on drug charges after WCSO deputies observed a 2010 Chevrolet car with an equipment violation and conducted a traffic stop on August 2. Also […]

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