Florida Forest Service offers solutions for non-native invasive grass, Cogongrass ……….

Florida Forest Service offers solutions for non-native invasive grass, Cogongrass ……….

As you enjoy the budding trees and blooming flowers of spring, you may also notice patches of fluffy, white tufts in yards and on roadsides. Unlike the welcomed blooms of wildflowers and trees, Florida Forest Service’s Walton County Senior Forester, Thomas Moss warns these white clumps are thousands of seeds of a non-native, invasive grass […]

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Volunteer Opportunity For Veterans …………

Volunteer Opportunity For Veterans …………

(NAPSI)—The nation’s nearly 22 million veterans may not be aware of a volunteer opportunity that continues on the tradition of purpose, camaraderie and service to the country and community: becoming a volunteer firefighter. Why Volunteer in the Fire Service Many veterans find joining a local fire department involves values they can uniquely appreciate, such as […]

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Obituary for Don M. Finch …….

Don M. Finch, age 74 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 28, 1943 in Vernon, FL to the late Nolan J. Finch and Edna Ruth (Gillis) Finch. Mr. Finch has been a resident of the Chipley […]

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CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL FINISHES SECOND IN STATE TOURNAMENT ………..

CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL FINISHES SECOND IN STATE TOURNAMENT ………..

PANAMA CITY—Chipola College Blue finished runner-up at the Florida College System Activities Association State Brain Bowl Tournament at Gulf Coast College, March 30–April 1.   Chipola lost to long-time rival Valencia College in the finals 605-320. Chipola held a 190-125 lead through 12 questions, but was unable to hold on for the win.   Chipola […]

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Single vehicle crash sends man to hospital ……..

Forty-two year old Donnie Calhoun of Bonifay, Florida  was admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola April 20th following a crash on State Road 20 in Walton County at 10:18 a.m.,  according to a press release issued by the Florida Highway Patrol.   The FHP reports that Calhoun was eastbound on SR 20 when due […]

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Vernon man arrested on multiple charges ……..

Vernon man arrested on multiple charges ……..

(Chipley, FL; April 20, 2017) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Vernon man following traffic stop.   At approximately 12:30 a.m. on April 20, Deputy Curtis French conducted a traffic stop on S.R. 77 for traffic infraction. During the stop, Deputy French observed a syringe on the floorboard of the vehicle. […]

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Agricultural Law Enforcement Officers Apprehend Emmanuel Saint Fleur, Wanted Murder Suspect at Interstate Rest Stop ……….

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that officers with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement arrested wanted murder suspect Emmanuel Saint Fleur after he passed through an agriculture interdiction station on Interstate 10 in Madison County. Fleur was wanted by the Miami Gardens […]

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Chipola Athletic Awards & Sophomore Days …………….

Chipola College student-athletes have won numerous awards this week. AWARDS: SOFTBALL: Conference awards were announced yesterday and the Lady Indians won the following: · Conference Coach-of-the Year: Belinda & Jimmy Hendrix · Conference Player-of-the-Year: Barbara Woll · Conference Pitcher-of-the-Year: Krystal Goodman · First Team All-Conference: Debora Ribeiro, Barbara Woll, Jordenne Gaten, Krystal Goodman, Morgan Goree, […]

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Florida Creates Permanent Home for Ridesharing by Overwhelming Support ……….

-CS/HB 221 Passes Florida Senate, Heads to Governor’s Desk- (Tallahassee, Fla.) – This week the Florida Senate passed Committee Substitute for House Bill 221 by a vote of 36 to 1, establishing a regulatory framework for the operation of transportation network companies (TNCs) in the State of Florida. With more than 40,000 Florida entrepreneurs actively driving […]

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What’s happening at your library this month ……….

What’s happening at your library this month ……….

  Find something amazing @ your library! Books, movies, programs, and more.   What’s happening @ your library this month! Join us for crafts, computer classes, and crazy fun this month! What’s Your Library Card Worth? Click HERE and Find Out with Our Calculator! Did you know? Did you know that the library now offers […]

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White House Press Daily Brief ………

White House Press Daily Brief ………

Find out what’s going on. Good morning. Sean Spicer’s Eventful Briefing Press Secretary Sean Spicer has one of the most difficult jobs in Washington D.C., fielding questions from among the smartest and most driven political reporters in the country. Wednesday, however, interspersed with tough questions about the Georgia 6th special election and North Korea, among […]

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CHIPOLA SOFTBALL SWEEPS CONFERENCE AWARDS ……….

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Lady Indians Softball team has 11 players and two coaches on the Panhandle All-Conference team. Outfielder Barbara Woll is Conference Player of the Year. She has a .387 batting average with 45 RBI, 41 stolen bases and 7 homeruns on the year. Right-hander Krystal Goodman (24-0) is the Conference Pitcher of the […]

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Seabreeze Jazz Festival April 19th – 23rd

Seabreeze Jazz Festival April 19th – 23rd

Saxophonist Kenny G to Headline “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz”   Event Date: April 19th-23rd, 2017 Saxophonist Kenny G to Headline “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz” at Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach, FL An estimated 30,000 fans celebrate “The Good Life” of upbeat contemporary jazz in a sun-filled, talent packed five days of music […]

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Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……

Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……

Wausau Lodge #39, Free and Accepted Masons, recently recognized two members for their long and dedicated service to the fraternity and community.     Worshipful Master Jackie Wayne Carter (center wearing hat) presented a 60 year member certificate to Franklin “Sonny” Chestnut (left center holding certificate) and a 40 year member certificate to Patrick Wilberding […]

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Washington County BOCC considering reduction in polling places ……..

Washington County BOCC considering reduction in polling places ……..

BOCC also approves land use amendment for Chipley water well.   by Kathy Foster   Reduction of the number of polling places in Washington County was one issue up for discussion at Wednesday’s meeting of Board of County Commissioners.  Supervisor of Elections Carol Rudd asked commissioners to look at reducing the number of polling places […]

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LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE ………

LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE ………

On April 17, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Washington County Deputy Landon Fries entered a business in Vernon where he observed a female who was known to have an outstanding active Washington County warrant. Deputy Fries exited the business where he then waited for the subject.   Upon exiting the establishment, the subject ignored all commands […]

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