Local man arrested after threatening to bomb school       …….
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Local man arrested after threatening to bomb school …….

After receiving a report of a verbal threat, a Washington County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer responded to Kate Smith Elementary school on August 28, just before time to release students. Jonathan Allen, 32, of Chipley, who was reportedly estranged from a mother whose child attended the school, had been removed recently from the list of […]

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Wildflower Alert:  Leconte’s thistle         …….
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Wildflower Alert: Leconte’s thistle …….

There are six different species of thistle that grow in northwest Florida and the tall robust one with purple or yellow flowers that you often see on the roadsides in the spring is the Purple thistle (Cirsium horridulum).   But this is another more delicate thistle, Leconte’s thistle (Cirsium lecontei), that blooms later in the […]

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BOCC thanks Goodman for service           ……….
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BOCC thanks Goodman for service ……….

Extends library hours in Sunny Hills on trial basis.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County commissioners closed their Oct. 30th workshop with a plaque presentation to outgoing county attorney Jeff Goodman.   The bulk of Wednesday’s commission workshop dealt with a discussion of the 2017-2018 county budget.   However, at the end of the […]

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Same Day Florida Concealed Weapon License Renewal Now Available at Participating Tax Collectors’ Offices ………….

Same day renewal of Florida concealed weapon licenses is now available at 41 participating county tax collectors’ offices in Florida. The 41 tax collectors’ offices can now print renewal licenses on site, whereas previously, license holders could submit their renewal documents at the participating tax collectors’ offices and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer […]

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Cooking Up A Great Game Day Feast           ………..
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Cooking Up A Great Game Day Feast ………..

(NAPSI)—On game day, there may be only one thing more important than cheering on your favorite team—the food. If you’re the one hosting the next tailgating or viewing party, here are a few tips to help you score big when feeding a crowd of hungry fans. Make foods that you can eat anywhere—Help your guests […]

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Obituaries for Linda Mizell Williams and Jonathan Miles Mizell
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Obituaries for Linda Mizell Williams and Jonathan Miles Mizell

Both Linda Mizell Williams and Jonathan Miles Mizell were born in Cottonwood, Alabama.   Their upbringing was in Cottonwood, which both attended school and church in Cottonwood. Linda joined Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.   The Lord who sits high, look low and never makes mistakes, saw fit to bring them […]

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Obituary for Maggie Ellis-Collins ………

Maggie Ellis-Collins, age 45 of Cottondale, passed from this life on August 30, 2017 at her residence. Maggie was born on December 23, 1971 in Marianna, Florida to the late J.C. and Martha (Cravens) Ellis. She was a lifelong resident of the Florida panhandle and a graduate of Chipley High School. Maggie was affectionately known […]

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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Named ‘One Of The Top Nursing Schools in Florida’ for 2017
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Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida Named ‘One Of The Top Nursing Schools in Florida’ for 2017

Florida Panhandle Technical College in downtown Chipley, Florida was recently singled out as having ‘One Of The Top Nursing Schools in Florida’. Florida Panhandle Technical College offers a two-year Licensed Practical Nursing Program with a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Certified by the Florida Department of Education and accredited by the Accrediting […]

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Walton County, Florida High Travels To Chipley, Florida High For Varsity Girls Volleyball on Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Walton County, Florida High Travels To Chipley, Florida High For Varsity Girls Volleyball on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Walton County, Florida High School Lady Braves traveled to Chipley, Florida for Girls Varsity Volleyball against the Chipley High School Lady Tigers on the Chipley campus on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, as seen these photos by Real Florida Media, a subsidiary of The Goulding Agency in Chipley, Florida. See more photos on Facebook at […]

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Our caboose is  “A’blazing”            ………
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Our caboose is “A’blazing” ………

Thanks to contributions of funds and labor work continues on our historical caboose which is parked on the lawn at the Washington County Historical Society in Historic Downtown Chipley.   This week the caboose was taped, primed and has begun to receive a coat of Bright Caboose Red.   In the coming weeks, the trim […]

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