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Hurricane Ian may have spared Northwest Florida from disastrous wind and precipitation, but it did compound the inflation-fueled strain on grocery budgets as Floridians stocked up on essential supplies.

Single mom Katlyn Nelson and her daughter, 6-year-old Hensliegh, are putting life back together one day at a time after losing everything in a house fire Sept. 28.

A Chipley woman was arrested Sunday after shooting her live-in boyfriend through the doorway oftheir home.Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at a home on Prissy Lane in Chipley …

Hurricane made landfall in southwest Florida as a strong category 4 hurricane on Wednesday afterneen, carving a path through the state and leaving behind devastating flooding and damages. Rescue …

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday afternoon that more than 1.1 million electric customers had lost power because of Hurricane Ian — and the number is expected to grow. “This was a big …

Florida legislators hope to break a proverbial curse hanging over families in some of the state’s most economically challenged communities by making sure the next generation is ready to enter the local workforce.

Local K-9 officers shined by placing in the Southeastern State Manhunt Field Trials competition.

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday as it continues to make a projected path toward Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecast models have …

Tropical Storm Ian forms, tracks for Florida impacts as a hurricane

Panhandle residents advised to remain storm-ready

Tropical depression 9 strengthened into a Tropical Storm named Ian Friday night. Nothing has changed in the forecast the center is still forecast to move to the west then northwest and eventually …

With fall in the air, Chipley Garden Club is looking to the community to decorate the town.

Recognition of a former commissioner and the swearing in of a new commissioner were at the top of the agenda for the Washington County Board of County Commissioners when they met in regular session Thursday morning.

Volunteer firefighter training goes above and beyond

17th Annual Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend held

Where there is smoke, there is probably a volunteer firefighter.

Washington County has many historical sites throughout the county and thanks to grants from the Department of Historical Resources (DHR) and Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), the Tourist …

A strong tropical wave in the central Atlantic is forecast to strengthen as it moves into the Caribbean. Forecast models place it in the Gulf of Mexico by the early next week. A tropical wave …

The Vernon City Council moved to fire City Clerk Karen White when they met in regular session Monday night. The move came after allegations of assault and intimidation and inappropriate behavior …

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday said he expects more flights to transport undocumented immigrants to out-of-state “sanctuary” communities, as questions continued to swirl …

A Vernon man is behind bars after a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on Monday morning. A Ford truck driven by 25-year-old Traice Alexander Adams, of Vernon, was …

The hit television show “American Pickers” is returning to Florida in December and is looking for places to pick through rare and collectible items.

Jeremy Cole Long was sentenced to 15 years in the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) by Circuit Judge Colby Peel in connection to the 2020 shooting homicide of 28-year-old Charlie Robert Griffin.

The suspect in an attempted murder case was apprehended on September 14, by Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) after a four day search. 26-year-old Parisha Antwanette Massaline is …

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