Vernon man back behind bars          ……..
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Vernon man back behind bars ……..

A Vernon man is back behind bars after being released a little more than a week ago on unrelated aggravated battery charges. Washington County deputies were preparing to serve active felony warrants on Matthew Harwood, 36, of Vernon, FL, as they observed a car matching the description of a vehicle owned by Harwood speeding on […]

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CHS Band hosting Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

CHS Band hosting Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps

The Chipley High School Band will be hosting a world-class musical group for two days of rehearsals at the school’s facilities. The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, based in Wyoming, is midway through a 6-week competitive tour across the country, concluding with the Drum Corps International World Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, the second week of […]

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Local Award-Winning Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent Records in Chipley, Florida
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Local Award-Winning Bluegrass Musician Rick Kent Records in Chipley, Florida

Just coming off his 2017 win of the North American Country Music Association’s International Male Vocal and Instrumental Bluegrass Artist of the Year awards, Rick Kent recently spent time in the audio production facility on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College. Born and raised in Chipley, Florida, Rick started playing guitar at the age […]

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By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Jeffery Allen Hanson ……

Jeffery Allen Hanson, age 68 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born on June 22, 1949 in Chicago, IL to the late Glen Hanson and Marie (Slivka) Hanson. Mr. Hanson has been a resident of Chipley for the past 5 years […]

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New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks     …..
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

New Park Manager at Falling Waters and Ponce de Leon State Parks …..

Kiersten Wilson has only been on the job at the state parks in Washington and Holmes counties for a few weeks and is already busy working on plans for the OCT. 21st  ‘Rock the Falls’ event being held at Falling Waters State Park.   A native of Western New York,  Wilson knew early on that her […]

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WILDFLOWER ALERT:  Largeflower Rosegentian          ……..
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

WILDFLOWER ALERT: Largeflower Rosegentian ……..

There are a dozen different kinds of Rosegentians (Sabatias) or Marsh pinks that grow here in north Florida; nine of these have pink petals and four have white petals.   Of the four species with five pink petals, this one (Sabatia grandiflora) has the largest flower (larger than a quarter coin). It grows almost totally […]

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Four Easy Home Maintenance Tips       ……..
By July 23, 2017 Read More →

Four Easy Home Maintenance Tips ……..

(NAPSI)—It’s the perfect time for home maintenance activities that will keep the inside and outside of your home running smoothly during the warm weather. These four tasks will give your home and yard a pick-me-up.     Replace Air Conditioner Filters Keeping your air conditioner working properly is essential to staying cool and helps you […]

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By July 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Myrtle Lucille Locke Kirkland ……..

Myrtle Lucille Locke Kirkland, age 91 of Alford, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on July 21, 2017 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida, thirty-three years and two days after the death of her husband, Euless Earl Kirkland. Myrtle was born on October 15, 1925 in Washington County, Florida to Ernest Jerome Locke […]

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‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Florida Seat Belt Laws’
By July 21, 2017 Read More →

‘It’s The Law’ by Greg Wilson- ‘Florida Seat Belt Laws’

There are rules and regulations everywhere you look, and it’s important to be cognizant of the law.  As they say, ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse’, and a number of laws are important to know and understand.  In this series of articles, we will be explaining some of the laws with which you should […]

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By July 21, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Willie Muriel Cooper Crutchfield ……..

Mrs. Willie Muriel Cooper Crutchfield, age 81, of Bonifay, Florida, East Pittman Community, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 21, 2017 surrounded by her devoted family in the Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center at Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. Muriel was born August 28, 1935 […]

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