School Board candidates Brown & Truette meet at Kiwanis meeting          …….
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School Board candidates Brown & Truette meet at Kiwanis meeting …….

The pair fielded  questions at Tuesday’s meeting.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County School Board candidates Milton Brown and Randy Truette were guests at this week’s meeting of the Chipley Kiwanis Club and responded to questions posed by moderator Paul Goulding  and members of the audience.   Brown, a 27 year veteran of the […]

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HHS announces new actions to combat opioid epidemic ……….

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced several new actions the department is taking to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic.  The actions include expanding access to buprenorphine, a medication to treat opioid use disorder, a proposal to eliminate any potential financial incentive for doctors to prescribe opioids based on patient […]

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USDA Has Made Most Significant Food Safety Updates Since 1950s

WASHINGTON – Over the past seven years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has instituted some of the most significant updates to our country’s food safety system since the 1950s, leading to a 12 percent drop in foodborne illness associated with meat, poultry and processed egg products from 2009 […]

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House of Prayer Worship Center expansion moving along       …….
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House of Prayer Worship Center expansion moving along …….

Making a major impact on the scene.     Recent comments about there being no major economic growth in Washington County over the past ten years, definitely does not apply to the growth being experienced by a number of local church families.   House of Prayer in Chipley is just one of the churches seeing […]

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Are Flies Bugging your Horses?       …….
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Are Flies Bugging your Horses? …….

 by Jennifer Bearden,  IFAS/University of Florida There are many external parasites that effect horses. Some are just annoying but some transmit deadly diseases.  The world’s deadliest creature is also a menace to horses.  These creatures transmit Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, Western Equine Encephalomyelitis, Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis and West Nile viruses.  This deadly creature is the mosquito.  […]

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Sunny Hills Boat Lake Family Swim Park  open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.               ……..
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Sunny Hills Boat Lake Family Swim Park open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. ……..

Open seven days a week.  

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Change Lives: Become a Teacher       …….
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Change Lives: Become a Teacher …….

(NAPSI)—The nation is in the midst of a critical teacher shortage1 that is affecting the lives of students everywhere. The retirement of baby boomers is a contributing factor in the shortage the teaching profession is facing. However, with the advances in the way technology is used in the classroom and shifts in strategies to educate […]

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Obituary for William Morris …….

William “Willie” Morris, age 79 of Chipley, FL went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday night, July 5, 2016. He was born on December 17, 1936 to the late Ernest and Mattie (Curlee) Morris in Chipley, FL. Willie was a Retired Veteran from the United States Air Force where he served his county […]

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Obituary for Joe G. Carr …….

Joe G. Carr, age 73 of Chipley, FL, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at his residence. He was born on April 16, 1943 to the late Leroy and Ethel (Evans) Carr in Chipley, FL. Joe is a lifelong resident of the Chipley area and member of the Holmes Creek Baptist Church. […]

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Obituary for Elijah Lewis …….

Mr. Elijah Lewis, age 102, of Bonifay, Florida passed away July 5, 2016 at his home. He was born January 7, 1914 in Gordon, Alabama to the late Dixon H. Lewis and Mattie Brown Lewis. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Callie Lewis Hartley; two sons-in-laws, […]

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