MARIANNA—Bob Graham, former Governor of Florida and United States Senator, was the guest speaker for the Chipola College Honors program on Oct. 22. Graham talked to the group about the importance of civic involvement. After retirement from the U.S. Senate in 2005, Graham established the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University […]
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. - Florida is taking steps to handle more of the world’s multi-billion dollar trade industry by expanding its intermodal centers, according to the latest Economic Commentary from Florida TaxWatch. Intermodal centers are specialized facilities where goods are moved from one form of transportation to another, such as moving a shipping container from a ship […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced record funding to improve cancer care, increase the number of National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer centers and create a premier cancer research network in Florida. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Florida Health Cancer Center will receive funding in […]
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council invites you to attend the fifth and final Economic Development Symposium. The Symposium will again be held at the Panhandle Area Education Consortium (PAEC) at 753 West Blvd. in Chipley on November 13, 2014 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Topics will include plans for the […]
An exciting new program at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville will cut current flight training costs by 50%. Since the current rate charged in the program is approximately 50% of that on the open market, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Missions with a Concentration in Aviation program can qualify […]
Free with a 2014 or 2015 Season Pass Valdosta, GA –Wild Adventures Theme Park will transform into a creepy, scary, frightful place complete with scare zones and spooky attractions that are sure to cause nightmares in even the bravest of souls as Terror in the Wild returns. The transformation begins at dusk on Fridays and […]
Here’s your chance to learn bird breeding biology.
(NAPSI)—Kids learning bystander CPR may be the answer to reducing death from the 420,000 cardiac arrests that occur outside of a hospital each year. Sadly, most of those victims die because bystanders don’t know how to start CPR or are afraid they’ll do something wrong. Further complicating the issue are the disparities among Latinos and […]
Mrs. Ruby Dell (Coot) Peterson, 76 of Caryville, FL, passed away Oct. 17, 2014 at Bay Medical Center, Panama City, FL. She was a native of Caryville and of the Holiness Faith. She was a former Washington County School Bus Driver for more than 15 years. Funeral Services will be conducted 2 P.M.CST, […]
Chipley- Traffic on State Road 79, between I-10 and U.S. 90 in Holmes County, will encounter daytime lane shifts and intermittent closures Thursday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 24 as crews make repairs to the roadway. Motorists are reminded to use caution and obey the posted speed limit when traveling through the work zone. […]
AAA Foundation Research Suggests States Could Reduce Crashes by Extending GDL Requirements TAMPA, Fla. - Experience behind the wheel may matter more than age when it comes to the safety of young-adult drivers, according to two new studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. These results suggest that states could reduce road crashes, fatalities […]
TALLAHASSEE – October is National Dental Hygiene Month and the Florida Department of Health is working to increase preventive dental services through the 2014-2015 School Based Sealant Project. This pilot program features dental hygienists delivering preventive services in Title 1 schools in Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades and Martin counties. “Our local county health […]
Open at 1346-A North Railroad Avenue Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Emmie & Company features a wide selection of shirts, bags, hats, jewelry, rain gear and decor items for the home. A visit to the shop is a treat for the eye as well as […]
MARIANNA—Chipola College will host the annual meeting of the Workforce Development Advisory Council, Thursday, Oct. 23. College officials are expected to announce the launch of two new programs during the meeting. More than 100 area professionals and business leaders serve on 11 separate advisory committees for each of the college’s career and technical education […]
Here’s a chance to show off your talent.
Explore reading ……. Explore an Hour Explore a Story! Washington County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with WCPL offers you a chance to have your kids EXPLORE reading! The Washington County Sheriff Explorers will be having a fun-filled story hour with the youth, promoting growth and development along with a love of books! […]