By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Florida Department of Education releases 2016-17 school scores ……

Below are the scores recently released by Florida Department of Education for the 2016-2017 school year.  Parents may find their student’s individual scores on the FOCUS parent portal. Highlights of this year’s scores are:  Washington County improved in 12 of the 23 areas assessed and was above state average in 5 of the assessed areas. […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Washington County BOCC looks at impediments to growth during workshop ………..

Ted Everett, EDC director for the county, met with county commissioners at Wednesday’s workshop to discuss impediments to growth south of I-10 in Washington County.   by  Kathy Foster   Leading off discussion, Everett brought up the Hwy 77 corridor development as it pertains to the area south of I-10 and suggested Washington County and […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

New MSBU advisory board seated for Sunny Hills …….

Established to represent the people of the Sunny Hills community.   by Kathy Foster   Washington County Commissioners were all present Wednesday night as the new five-member advisory board for the Multiple Service Benefit Unit (MSBU) was seated at the County Annex in Chipley and in the first matter of business  County Attorney Jeff Goodman […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Chipley Woman Arrest for having Meth in her vaporizer ………..

A Chipley woman was arrested on June 20, 2017 for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop.  Officer Z. Neitsch conducted a traffic stop of a blue Acura for a traffic violation.  Officer Neitsch identified the driver as Tina Sanders of Chipley, 38.   During the course of the traffic stop Washington […]

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BCF Welcomes Orlando Mission Team …….
By June 22, 2017 Read More →

BCF Welcomes Orlando Mission Team …….

For sixteen consecutive years, the motivated and deeply loved First Baptist Church (FBC) of Orlando Mission Team sacrificed their vacation time and resources to faithfully come serve on The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) campus. This year, it was the second week of June that the Orlando volunteers caravanned to Graceville filled with energy and […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Frankie P. Albritton …….

Frankie P. Albritton, age 81 of Chipley, FL went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 21, 2017. He was born on September 2, 1935 to the late Thomas J. and Hilda Lee (Bethea) Albritton in Fort Green, FL. Frankie served and retired from the United States Army after 24 years and moved […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Obituary for Magaline Bowers Peterson ………

Mrs. Magaline Bowers Peterson, 71 of Ebro, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the Select Specialty Hospital of Panama City, Florida. She was born on January 29, 1946 in Chipley, Florida to the late James Oliver and Dixie (Washington) Peterson. Being raised in a Christian home she […]

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By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Tobacco Cessation Classes in Holmes County ………..

Holmes County- Big Bend Area Health Education Center in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Holmes County (DOH-Holmes) and Doctors Memorial Hospital  offer tobacco cessation classes on the 4th Thursday of each Month from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at DOH – Holmes, 603 Scenic Circle, Bonifay.   For more information please contact James Lewis at […]

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Grace Assembly hosting Sports Camp June 25th-29th ……….
By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Grace Assembly hosting Sports Camp June 25th-29th ……….

Get the kids involved.  

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Don’t Let Cost Be The Reason You Go Blind ………

(NAPSI)—Why would someone see an eye doctor when they have no symptoms? The truth is, some of the diseases that can rob you of your sight don’t show symptoms until you’ve already lost vision. The good news is that an eye exam by an ophthalmologist—a physician who specialize in medical and surgical eye care—can catch […]

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