WestPoint Home Continues To Give Back to Washington County, Florida and Surrounding Areas
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WestPoint Home Continues To Give Back to Washington County, Florida and Surrounding Areas

WestPoint Home has been one of the area’s largest employers for over 30 years, with close ties and a commitment to the community of Washington County and the surrounding areas. Fighting the battle of trying to keep textile jobs in the south, WestPoint has seen employment numbers decline, but continues to be a cog in […]

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Wausau Council sets Nov. 9th Workshop ………………..

Council also considering a park at the ‘Old Swimming Hole’   by Kathy Foster   Wausau Councilman Dewayne Carter received support Thursday night’s Wausau Council meeting when he put forth the idea of developing a park at what he termed “the old swimming hole”.  He indicated he would like to have community input on the project […]

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BOCC pleased with DOT 5-year plans for Washington County           ………
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BOCC pleased with DOT 5-year plans for Washington County ………

Commissioners indicate impact fees for roadways in be in county’s future.   by Kathy Foster   Cliff Knauer (engineer for Washington County) took county commissioners through some of the tentative work program plans reviewed by the Florida Department of Transportation earlier in the week when he met with commissioners on Wednesday.   Knauer said as […]

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Santa visits Chipley Womans Club               ………..
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Santa visits Chipley Womans Club ………..

Santa thanked club members for their support of the Chipley Christmas Festival.   by Kathy Foster   Members of the Womans Club in Chipley were quick Wednesday to offer their support for the Dec. 1st Christmas Festival planned for Historic Downtown Chipley.   The popular event will feature carriage rides, activities for children, a Christmas […]

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Workshop & Mill Tour: Working Forests Week Workshop Open to the Public ………….

Working Forests Week is held each year during the third week of October in conjunction with National Forest Products Week. In celebration of Florida’s working forests, forest landowners, forest industry representatives and forestry practitioners will be working hard to spread the message that “working forests work.” A workshop for Tree Farmers, forest landowners, and forestry […]

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October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month …………

Make a difference.   You can help make a difference in the life of a local shelter dog by adopting during our local event.   WHEN:  Friday, Oct. 20th   TIME:  9 a.m. until Noon   WHERE:  Washington County Public Library Chipley Branch at 1444 Jackson Avenue   For more information call 85-638-1314   If […]

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Lady Tigers Basketball Schedule for 2017-18         ………
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Lady Tigers Basketball Schedule for 2017-18 ………

Chipley Lady Tigers 2017-2018   11/14     Bozeman at Cottondale preseason            Away          6 p.m. 11/16      Malone at Cottondale preseason              Away          6 p.m. 11/2        Malone                […]

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Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle        ………..
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Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle ………..

by Matt Lollar Over the last month or so, home gardeners and commercial growers alike have noticed what look to be large dust particles floating through the air. It’s probably not uncommon to have inhaled a few or even a few hundred of these mysterious particles. Most likely, these “particles” aren’t dust at all but whiteflies instead. Whiteflies are small (less than […]

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Obituary for John Henry Curtis ……..

John Henry Curtis passed from this life to be with his Lord on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was born November 15, 1920, in Washington County, Florida, to Willis Brooks and Mona Donsetta Curtis. He was the younger of two children.   On July 4, 1941, he and Marjorie Rosalie Curtis were joined in holy […]

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Obituary for Dorothy H. Smith ….

Dorothy H. Smith, age 84 of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord on October 11, 2017, at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital in Bonifay, Florida. Dorothy was born on June 7, 1933, in Washington County, Florida to Dewitt and Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Grandham) Hutchins. She was a lifelong resident of the Florida panhandle and a graduate […]

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