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CHIPLEY – The Washington County School Board is expected to approve its tentative millage rate and budget for the new fiscal year on Monday. To receive Florida Education Finance Program funds …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Activities have been back in full swing at the Washington County Council on Aging (WCCOA) following last year’s pandemic closures. The senior center is offering new …

A proposed Florida constitutional amendment would limit the authority of government to close churches or restrict the sizes of gatherings, after controversies emerged across the country during the …

Florida is slated to receive as much as $1.6 billion in multi-state legal settlements with three pharmaceutical distributors and one drug manufacturer stemming from the opioid epidemic, Florida …

SUNNY HILLS - When the  29-square mile neighborhood that was to become Sunny Hills was being developed in the early 90s, lots in the community were popular real estate boons. In fact, in …

 CHIPLEY -  Just a little more than  95 years ago, Chipley became the birthplace of Gulf Power when it bought Chipley Light and Power Company and became an actual lighting company. As …

VERNON – Vernon City Council received word on being approved for two grants when the board met in regular session Monday, July 19. The first grant is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Petitions to place the sale of liquor in Washington County on a special ballot have begun arriving in the mailbox of county voters. The petition was drafted by Advance …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – A joint effort between Washington and Pasco County Sheriff’s Offices ended with a Holmes County man in custody and a stolen vehicle recovered.  On July 20, an …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners set the tentative TRIM and millage rates for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.  The tentative rate proposes to remain …

CARYVILLE –  A new councilmember was sworn in when the Caryville Town Council met in regular session on July 13. Michael“Brandon” Sasser fills Seat 1 on the council which was left …

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a break-in that happened at a Vernon pharmacy. WCSO reports dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen shortly before 9 …

WAUSAU ? The yearly audit report was delivered to the Wausau Town Council when they met in regular session on July 15. Hilton Galloway of Carr, Riggs and Ingram advised the council there were no …

MARIANNA — It has been a little over two years since former Jackson County deputy, Zachary Wester, was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on innocent people.After a week-long trial beginning on …

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that he expects $1,000 bonuses promised to teachers and principals using federal coronavirus relief funds to be delivered in August. The governor’s comments came …

Florida has agreed to pay $17.5 million to resolve allegations that go back a decade regarding improper claims involving the state’s administration of food stamps. The U.S. Department of Justice on …

GRACEVILLE – According to Thomas A. Kinchen, President of The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville, the college will continue the No Cost Student Housing Scholarship Program through the …

CHIPLEY – The sound of hammers, camaraderie, and community rang out from the courtyard at the Chipley Farmers Market and old train depot Saturday, July 10, as efforts began to replace the site’s …

Florida Panhandle Technical College’s Practical Nursing Program has been ranked the best in the state by Best Value Schools, outpacing larger schools such as Miami-Dade’s PiBerry Institute and …

Washington County School Board members recognized the accomplishments of athletes from the WAVE school when the board met in regular session Monday, July 12. The students recently competed in the …

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