BOCC votes to redesign front entrance to new courthouse ……..

BOCC votes to redesign front entrance to new courthouse ……..

Old elements simply won’t stand up to move.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Board of County Commissioners agreed Thursday there will have to be some changes to the design of the front entrance of the new courthouse in Chipley.  While commissioners want to keep the new facility looking much like the old,  they […]

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Lassos and Hairbows July 30 at Ag Center in Chipley …..

The Chipley Junior Woman’s Club Back to School Consignment Sale   The Chipley Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting a back to school consignment sale, Lassos and Hairbows, on Saturday, July 30th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Washington County Ag Center on Highway 90 in Chipley.   There will be a large […]

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Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend is Aug. 5-7, 2016 ………

Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend is Aug. 5-7, 2016 ………

It’s that time of year again!  Florida shoppers once again will have a three-day “tax-free holiday” weekend in anticipation of the new school year. This year’s sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016, and ends at11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. No Florida sales tax or local option tax will be […]

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RYALS ELECTED CHAIR OF CHIPOLA COLLEGE BOARD ……..

RYALS ELECTED CHAIR OF CHIPOLA COLLEGE BOARD ……..

MARIANNA—The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently elected Danny Ryals (at right) of Blountstown to serve as chair of the board for the 2016-17 year. Ryals, a Realtor from Calhoun County, begins his third consecutive term as chair.   Gina Stuart (left), a Realtor from Marianna, was elected vice-chair.   Nine trustees—appointed by the […]

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Severe Weather Program Aug. 11st at Chipley Library ………

Severe Weather Program Aug. 11st at Chipley Library ………

Being presented by Chris Smith Chieft Meterologist from Channel 7.  

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Summer Celebration July 30th in Graceville …….

Summer Celebration July 30th in Graceville …….

 Summer Celebration is the annual event hosted by the Graceville Community Development Foundation to celebrate Summer and family. The festival will be a fun-filled day for the whole family with children’s activites, vendor booths, good food, great music, as well as an auction and political rally. Come meet those running for office, let the children […]

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Chain Breaking Revival Aug. 11th – 14th

Chain Breaking Revival Aug. 11th – 14th

Taking place at Fountain’s Victory Tabernacle.  

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Get ready for the August Elections …….

Get ready for the August Elections …….

Books close August 1st.  

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A Special Birthday Gift ……..

A Special Birthday Gift ……..

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is an August baby, birthstone gift options are about to become more colorful. New Birthstone The official August birthstone, according to Jewelers of America (JA) and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), has long been peridot, but now, as an alternate birthstone, the lovely stone known as spinel […]

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Back to School with Washington County, Florida Superintendent of Schools Joe Taylor

Back to School with Washington County, Florida Superintendent of Schools Joe Taylor

School starts in Washington County, Florida on August 10 and Superintendent of Schools Joe Taylor wants the community to be aware of a few changes, as heard in this Real Florida Magazine interview on Monday, July 25, produced by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more video clips, […]

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Washington County School Grades …….

Washington County School Grades …….

Florida Department of Education has released preliminary school and district grades. There are several changes to the 2016 school grade. In 2015 there were no learning gains or learning gains for the lowest 25% in English Language Arts or Math. Learning gains are a comparison of the student’s FSA from one year to the next. […]

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Washington County Planning Commission meets Aug. 2nd …..

WASHINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley FL 32428 Phone: (850) 415-5093 * Fax: (850) 638-6304 Website: www.washingtonfl.com   AGENDA August 2, 2016 5:00 P.M   PUBLIC HEARING 1. Special Exception/Minor Development Review – C4 Towers, LLC Transmission Tower   REGULAR MEETING 1. CALL TO ORDER   2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   3. ROLL […]

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DO YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO START PLANTS FROM SEED? ……….

Washington County’s Master Gardeners will be giving you an opportunity to learn how to start plants from seeds in a special workshop set for Aug. 25th at the Ag Center in Chipley.   They suggest you mark your calendars now so you won’t miss guest speaker Shirlty Barber.   Shirley has been a MG with […]

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Gray triggerfish recreational harvest closed in Gulf waters through Dec. 31st …….

The recreational harvest of gray triggerfish will remain closed to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters through Dec. 31, with the season reopening Jan. 1, 2017. At a meeting earlier this year, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved this closure to take place if and when federal waters closed. Recent stock […]

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HOW TO SAVE ON BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING ……

HOW TO SAVE ON BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING ……

AAA members are eligible for instant shopping discounts   NEW AAA BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING STUDY Florida parents will spend on average $589 on back-to-school-shopping Over one-fourth of Floridians (27%) feel financially better off compared to last year The majority of parents plan to begin back-to-school shopping 3-4 weeks before school starts 83 percent of parents plan to use their […]

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Learn about International Student Exchange ……….

Learn about International Student Exchange ……….

Open your heart and your home.  

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