Vernon Band Fundraiser tonight at VHS Cafeteria ……

Vernon Band Fundraiser tonight at VHS Cafeteria ……

Vernon Band Fundraiser Friday March 7th Doors open at 6:30 VHS cafeteria Food, home made sweets, snacks and drinks will be sold ADVANCE tickets are $10 for 10 regular games and 1 coverall Approx. $900 of prizes of gift cards, gift certificates and Baskets!      Nail Care Basket             […]

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“THE AMARYLLIS MAN” speaks to Chipley Garden Club …..

“THE AMARYLLIS MAN” speaks to Chipley Garden Club …..

The guest speaker at the regular monthly meeting of Chipley Garden Club on Wednesday, March 5 was Charlie P. Johnston AKA “The Amaryllis Man” from Dellwood, FL in Jackson County. Mr. Johnston shared his expertise gained during almost 7 years of growing amaryllises at his farm. He stated, “We grow between 4,000 to 5,000 plants […]

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Fertilizer Training on Tuesday, March 11th at the UF IFAS Washington County Extension Office in Chipley Florida.

 In 2014, a new law took effect requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators (for hire) to have a license. This law was passed in 2009 and took effect on January 1 of this year. A requirement that must be completed to obtain this license is to successfully complete a Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training class. […]

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FLORIDA BOARD OF ORTHOTISTS AND PROSTHETISTS LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists has launched an updated, interactive website to improve communication, enhance transparency and increase accessibility to web services. The website was redesigned to provide better customer service and encourage public feedback. The new website features a number of valuable resources for prosthetist-orthotists, prosthetists, orthotists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, […]

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Key Facts About Selective Service Registration …….

(NAPSI)—Young men in the United States often find turning 18 can bring a number of opportunities. It also brings an important obligation-registering with Selective Service.   Registration is mandated by the federal government and is required in order to be eligible for college loans, federal jobs and more.   To help make the process more […]

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CHIPOLA FINISHES SECOND IN BRAIN BOWL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

CHIPOLA FINISHES SECOND IN BRAIN BOWL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

ATLANTA—The Chipola College Brain Bowl Team finished second in the Community College National Championship March 1 in Atlanta.   Chipola entered the championship game with a disadvantage, after losing to Valencia in the championship bracket earlier in the day. Chipola would have needed to defeat Valencia twice to claim the title. Chipola forced a second […]

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CHIPOLA PLAYERS AND COACHES NAMED TO ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

MARIANNA—Chipola’s Sam Cassell, Jr., has been named Panhandle Conference Player of the Year. The freshman guard also was named Newcomer of the Year in the league and to First-team All-Conference.   Teammates Carlos Morris and Demetrius Floyd join Cassell on the All-Conference First Team. Jose Jiminez received an Honorable Mention.   Chipola head coach Patrick […]

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CHIPOLA MEN ADVANCE IN STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

OCALA—The Chipola College men’s and women’s basketball teams are playing in the the FCSAA State Tournament, March 5-8, on the campus of the College of Central Florida in Ocala.   The Indians beat defending State Champion Central Florida 82-73 a first round game Wednesday night. Chipola will play Polk in the semi-finals Friday, March 7, […]

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Bay County man arrested on charges of assault with intent to commit a felony and battery charges.

(Chipley, FL; March 6, 2014)—  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Greenhead Road on Wednesday, March 5th. Wednesday morning, a male suspect drove to a residence in Washington County to see his wife who was staying with friends following an altercation with the […]

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School District honors Data Center Staff ….

The Washington County School District hosted a luncheon today to honor the hard work and dedication to excellence  contributed by the Data Center Staff during the 2013-2014 Technology Advancement Project.   Special thanks went out  to the following  companies and their staff who were  an integral part of the success this year:   Cabling and […]

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Brock and Sobey to wed …..

Together with their families, Lele Brock and Andrew Sobey invite you to the celebration of their marriage, March 22, 2014, 3:00 pm, Friendship Baptist Church, 3075 County Road 460, Samson, AL 36477.   Reception will follow ceremony.

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week …..

National Invasive Species Awareness Week …..

Torpedograss and Hydrilla.           During National Invasive Species Awareness Week we are partnering across the Northwest District with UF/IFAS horticulture, agriculture, and natural resource Extension agents to highlight the Panhandle’s Most Unwanted Invasive Species for 2014.   Torpedograss Photo Credit: Graves Lovell, Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, www.bugwood.org Torpedo Grass: Torpedo grass (Panicum repens) is an invasive weed […]

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Angela Hurst Owen arrested on drug charges ….

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports that Angela Hurst Owen, 42-years-old of Slocomb, Alabama was arrested March 5th on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.   On March 5, 2014 Deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious vehicle, 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe, in Graceville, Florida.   Graceville Police Department was […]

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Man arrested in Okaloosa County for receiving package of marijuana in mail

Courtesy of WZEP Radio  1460   Members of the Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force intercepted a United States Postal Service parcel containing approximately one pound of high-grade marijuana on March 3rd. The package was destined for an address in Fort Walton Beach.   Through a series of investigative steps including a controlled delivery, the […]

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FLORIDA SENATE WORKS TO PROTECT FLORIDA’S MOST VULNERABLE

On Day One Of The Legislative Session, The Florida Senate Voted To Increase Protections Against Sex Offenders   STATEMENT FROM RPOF CHAIRMAN LENNY CURRY: “From day one of the legislative session, the Florida Senate, under the great leadership of Senate President Don Gaetz, has focused on protecting Florida’s most vulnerable citizens. This is only a […]

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Computer Island opens at new location in Chipley …..

Computer Island opens at new location in Chipley …..

Wednesday morning marked the official opening of Computer Island located at 1362 N. Railroad Avenue in Chipley.  On hand to mark the occasion were members of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce  who conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony.   Open Monday – Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to […]

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