GEO Prison Employee Arrested on Drug Charges       ………
By June 23, 2017 Read More →

GEO Prison Employee Arrested on Drug Charges ………

On June 22nd, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a Washington County deputy made contact with a male subject in reference to a domestic disturbance call received by the Washington County Telecommunications Center. The subject, identified as Steven Shelley, 37, of Chipley, FL, was stopped by Chipley Police Department traveling in a black Ford pickup truck just […]

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Traffic Stop Leads to Trafficking in Methamphetamine Charges       ………
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Traffic Stop Leads to Trafficking in Methamphetamine Charges ………

On June 21, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Washington County Deputy Landon Fries observed a vehicle with an expired tag traveling on Hwy 277, near Pioneer Road. As the deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle continued to travel northbound at a low rate of speed for approximately one and a half miles at […]

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Two charged in Jackson County following Grand Jury indictment ………

The Florida Highway Patrol, Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence, has completed an eight month criminal investigation of former employees of the Jackson County Tax Collector’s Office – Sneads Branch.   The investigation began in November of 2016 and has led to the arrest of two former employees, Roberta Mary Cotton and Genene Hill Hall. […]

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Washington County School Board receives accolades at Association meeting             ………..
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Washington County School Board receives accolades at Association meeting ………..

School Board members recognized for professional development milestones.   Tampa, FL—Last week, the Florida School Boards Association honored Florida Public School Board Members for earning professional development distinctions through training designed for individual school board members, school boards, and governance teams.   Representing Washington County were (l-r)  Superintendent Joe Taylor and School Board members Susan […]

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BOCC welcomes new county administrator          ……..
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BOCC welcomes new county administrator ……..

Commissioners hold short BOCC  meeting on Thursday.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County commissioners voted 5-0 Thursday to hire Washington County resident Jeff Massey (shown at right) to fill the county administrator position recently vacated by Hank Hamilton.   Commissioners agreed in their workshop on Wednesday to offer the job to Massey, but made […]

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Chipley P&Z board approves two variances         ……..
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Chipley P&Z board approves two variances ……..

P&Z  Tracy Andrews took  oath for another term on Board.     by  Kathy Foster   Meeting in regular session Thursday afternoon, Chipley Planning & Zoning Commission members unanimously approved variances for the following two properties.    Request for Manufactured Home Siting & Variance at 760 Orange Street for Wanda Campbell.  She will be replacing […]

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Chipola Emergency Medical Technician Graduates        ……..
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Chipola Emergency Medical Technician Graduates ……..

MARIANNA—Eleven students recently completed the Chipola College Emergency Medical Technician program.   Many EMS dignitaries, Chipola alumni, community affiliates, and family members were in attendance at the graduation ceremony. Tina Maloy, Chipola EMS Program Director; Dr. Karen Lipford, Chipola Dean of Health Sciences; and Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Chipola President, were on hand to present certificates […]

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Four Chipola players named NJCAA All-Americans        …….
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Four Chipola players named NJCAA All-Americans …….

COLORADO SPRINGS – Four members of Chipola College’s National Championship team have been named to the 2017 NJCAA Division I All-American Baseball team.   Chipola infielder Reynaldo Rivera was named to the First Team. Infielder Andrew Bechtold was named to the Third Team. Pitcher Bowden Francis and catcher Max Guzman were named Honorable Mention. Infielder […]

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Cattlemen help Chipola             ………..
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Cattlemen help Chipola ………..

The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association recently donated $5,000 to the Chipola College Foundation to provide scholarships in Workforce and Academic programs at the college.   Pictured above from left, are: Darwin Gilmore, Chipola Dean of Workforce Education; Albert Milton, Scholarship Chair for the Cattlemen’s Association; Dr. Sarah Clemmons, President of Chipola College; and Julie Fuqua, […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Annie McClain Moore ……..

Mrs. Annie McClain Moore, 78 of Bonifay, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the Bonifay Nursing & Rehab. Center of Bonifay, Florida. She was born on July 21, 1938 in Chipley, Florida to the late Hosea McClain, Sr., and Zula (Clemmons) McClain. Being raised in a Christian […]

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