Professional Satellite offers unlimited internet …….

Professional Satellite owner Travis Hall is now offering virtually unlimited satellite internet services, through Exede,  throughout the Panhandle.   A leading provider of internet and television services,  with stores in Vernon and  at  Badcock in Chipley,   Hall said the expansion is geared to provide expanded services to their customers from a company  that has  an outstanding reputation throughout […]

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Panhandle Watermelon Festival Gives Back …….

Panhandle Watermelon Festival Gives Back …….

Chipley, FL — As a volunteer run festival, the mission of Panhandle Watermelon Festival continues to be to produce a high quality, recreational, family-oriented celebration of music and fun for the benefit of the entire community.   In addition to the annual festival, PWF also gives back to the community through several different organizations. PWF may be held […]

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TAKE A SHOT AT DRINKING AND DRIVING, WE’LL PROVIDE THE CHASER ……..

~ Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign starts this weekend ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol will concentrate its enforcement efforts on drunk driving over the next two weeks as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that begins today and runs through Labor Day on Sept. 1. […]

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Washington County School Board sets Special Meeting Aug. 25th …..

The mission of the Washington County School District is to empower all students to become well educated, productive citizens by providing appropriate, high quality, and rigorous educational programs in a safe learning environment.   SPECIAL BOARD MEETING of the WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD August 25, 2014 – 2:00 PM CST Board Room – Administration Building […]

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Local Gardeners Attend Training …..

Local Gardeners Attend Training …..

Members of Chipley Garden Club, Wausau Garden Club and Washington County Master Gardeners attended Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. Short Course North “Month-by-Month” in Milton, Florida on Thursday and Friday, August 14-15. The twelve hour intensive training was jointly sponsored by FFGC-District I, University of Florida/IFAS and Friends of the Gardens of Northwest Florida. […]

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Chipola to offer new programs …..

 MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer several new programs of study in Computer Information Technology and Network Systems this Fall.   Computer Information Technology Certificates are available in: Geographic Information Systems, Help Desk Support and IT Support Specialist. Network Systems Technology Certificates include Digital Forensics, Network Support Technician, Network/Cyber Security and Server Administration. Students holding current IT […]

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Chipley Farmers Market open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ……

Fresh fruits and vegetables now available at Chipley Farmers Market located behind the Historical Society Museum.   The Chipley Farmers Market is open Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday from 8 a.m. until Noon 

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Wildflower Group meets ….

Wildflower Group meets ….

On Tuesday, August 12th officials from the Florida Department of Transportation and Florida Wildflower Foundation met with local gardening groups and wildflower supporters at the Washington County Public Library/Chipley Branch to finalize a grant application to the Florida Highway Beautification Council.   The grant application entitled “Ralph Campbell Carter Wildflower Trail” proposes planting wildflowers along […]

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Mary Frances Culpepper Nettles ……

Mary Frances Culpepper Nettles age 89 peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 17, 2014 with her family by her side.  She was born October 3, 1924. She was married to her “Ole Pal” Gene Nettles for 72 years, who preceded her in death by just over two months.  Mary is […]

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Obituary for Terry Steven Hall …….

Mr. Terry Steven Hall, age 57, of Bonifay, Florida passed away August 17, 2014.    Funeral services will be held Wednesday 2:00 PM, August 20, 2014 at Caryville Church of Jesus Christ.    Interment will follow in the Caryville Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.

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Obituary for Maely Laine White …..

Sweet infant baby Maely Laine White of Chipley, Florida went home to be with the Lord on August 18, 2014 at home in the arms of her loving family.   Maely was born in Marianna, Florida on March 12, 2014 to Decoya White and Kristy Aycock. She received her final miracle and entered the gates […]

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Obituary for Wilford Collins, Sr. …….

Mr. Wilford Collins, Sr., age 64, of Vernon, Florida passed away August 17, 2014.  Funeral services will be held Thursday 2:00 PM, August 21, 2014 at Unity Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.  Family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Wednesday at Peel Funeral Home […]

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Obituary for Donnie Duce …….

Donnie grew up in Dellwood area in Jackson County, Florida. His family lived near Malone, FL. until he was in the tenth grade. He attended Malone High School and then graduated from Sneads High School in 1963 where he played football and basketball. He attended Chipola College and then graduated from Florida State University. While […]

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AAA Back to School Safety Tips …..

TAMPA, Fla.  – Over 55 million children across the United States are heading back to school. With 13 percent of those school children typically walking or biking to school, AAA warns drivers to be especially vigilant for pedestrians and bicyclists during, before, and after school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous for walking children. […]

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July Unemployment …..

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in July 2014, unchanged from the June rate of 6.2 percent, and down 1.1 percentage points from 7.3 percent a year ago.  There were 597,000 jobless Floridian’s out of a labor force of 9,611,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was also 6.2 percent in July.  Florida’s unemployment rate […]

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U.S. Postal Service Discusses Potential Changes to Postal Services at Wausau Town Meeting

U.S. Postal Service Discusses Potential Changes to Postal Services at Wausau Town Meeting

The second time was the charm as a group of over 25 citizens from the Wausau, Florida area assembled at the Wausau Town Hall on Thursday afternoon, August 14, hearing from the U.S. Postal Service about potential changes to hours of operation and services provided by the Wausau facility.   The meeting was a follow-up […]

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