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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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Meet me at the Watermelon Festival ……….
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Meet me at the Watermelon Festival ……….

J. Rose urges everyone to join in the fun of the 2017 Watermelon Festival this Saturday.  

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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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Chipola Summer II Classes begin Monday, June 26th ……..

MARIANNA—Chipola College Summer Session II classes begin Monday, June 26. Late registration is available June 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 8 a.m. to noon on June 27.   Application deadline for the Fall Semester is Aug. 3. Financial Aid deadline for the Fall Semester is July 26. New students who have been […]

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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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VBS 2017 at Holmes Creek Baptist Church June 25-29 …….

Holmes Creek Baptist Church is located at 335 Cope Road in Chipley.     VBS 2017! At Holmes Creek Baptist Church Sunday, June 25th – Thursday, June 29th 5:15 to 8:15  p.m. nightly. Thursday night is Parents Night! Free admission for children ages 3 years through 12th grade! Transportation and meals provided each night. Please […]

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Washington County has job openings ……..

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS                INMATE SUPERVISOR                    Advertisement Date:  June 13, 2017 – June 26, 2017        Salary Range:  $10.00 – $12.00 Hourly   The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for an INMATE SUPERVISOR position.  The primary function of an Inmate Supervisor position will be to supervise Department of […]

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Wounded Veterans Invited to Register for Free Lobstering, Scalloping, Kayaking Trips ……..

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam invites Florida’s wounded veterans to register for upcoming Outdoor Operation Freedom events, including a lobstering trip out of Fort Lauderdale, a scalloping trip out of Steinhatchee and a kayaking trip on the Chipola River. Space is limited, so eligible veterans must visit OperationOutdoorFreedom.com to register for the […]

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Gov. Scott Announces ATIO USA to Open Manufacturing Facility in Hendry County ……..

Project Will Create 39 New Jobs in Clewiston   HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott has announced that ATIO USA, an aluminum recycling and manufacturing company, will open a new facility in Hendry County. Although Minnesota and Tennessee were both considered for the project, Hendry County was ultimately selected as the best location for […]

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