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  1. Comeback Carries Bozeman Past Liberty County for District TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... I hit by Logan Foster that broke a 3-3 tie and gave Jeff Patton's team the lead for good. The Bucks (23-3) will host Chipley, the team that eliminated them from the 2014 FHSAA 1A Championships a week from Tuesday in the 1A Regional Semifinals.

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  2. WestPoint Home: Closing not imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington County News

    Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Tallahassee, is assuring Northwest Florida the fight isn't over to push for legislation set to help protect textile jobs, such as the 250 provided by WestPoint Home in Chipley. Graham introduced the Northwest Florida Jobs Certainty Act last month, which would keep in place the Tariff Preference Level , a key provision of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement which allows duty-free treatment on certain textiles imported into the U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson attempted to add an amendment to the Generalized System of Preferences bill when the Senate Finance Committee convened Wednesday to no avail, but Rep. Graham stresses the amendment's failure is not a death sentence for WestPoint Home. 1 comment

  3. Washington County's time capsule relocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington County News

    ... berries. There is no better stock country to be found. Water is plentiful, and there's nothing to create sickness." CHIPLEY - Washington County's time capsule was unearthed from its resting place at the Washington County Courthouse property nearly ... 2 comments

  4. Courthouse development order approvedRead the original story

    Friday | Washington County News

    The Chipley Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the development order for the construction of the new Washington County Courthouse when the board met in a brief session Thursday. The only concern voiced by commission members was if the existing mold problems will continue after the current courthouse is demolished.

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  5. Alcohol ordinance revision sparks concernRead the original story

    Friday | Washington County News

    ... schools. Bush and others hope the ordinance can be simplified to terms citizens can agree on and easily understand. CHIPLEY - County commissioners heard more than an hour of public comment Wednesday from those opposed to the possibility of alcohol ...

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  6. Bombs Away: South Walton Seahawks blasts Franklin County in district title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Walton Sun

    ... 2010. With the victory, the South Walton girls advance to the Regional Semifinals. South Walton, 18-5, will host the Chipley Tigers, 15-9, at 7 p.m., April 28. "Chipley, that's a really good program," Hartness said. "We've got to do some studying ...

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  7. Bush departs as NFCH Ceo, Kinney named interimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Washington County News

    LOUISVILLE, KY: Mark E. Bush, chief executive officer of Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, has departed to pursue other opportunities, effective April 21, 2015. Alliant Management Services, which manages NFCH under an agreement with the Board of Directors of Northwest Florida Healthcare, Inc. , has appointed Janet Kinney as interim CEO, effective immediately.

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  8. Associate head coach Bob Simon a 'home run hire' for Alabama, recruiting analyst saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Alabama Live

    ... Blackwell and Trent Forrest, who plays for the Georgia Stars in AAU. Forrest is a four-star shooting guard from Chipley, Fla. Simmons is a five-star combo guard from Alpharetta, Ga., rated as the 10th-best prospect in the country. Blackwell is a ...

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  9. 3 former Florida guards plead guilty in prisoner abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | St. Augustine Record

    Three of the "Chipley Five,'' a group of corrections officers accused of beating and kicking a handcuffed inmate at the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley, have pleaded guilty to civil rights violations, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Former state prison guards William Finch, 35, of Wauseau, and Dalton E. Riley, 24, of Bethlehem, pleaded guilty Thursday before a federal judge in Panama City.

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  10. 'Battle of the Bands' was SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Washington County News

    Florida Panhandle Technical College's annual Lowe's-SkillsUSA "Battle of the Bands" event kicked off at 9 a.m. April 18, at the Washington County Agricultural Center in Chipley. Along with a $500 first prize, bands may receive a recording session, a music video production session, and a large number of premiums.

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  11. 2 ex-corrections officers plead guilty in inmate's assaultRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... tum without justification and caused bodily harm in the August incident at the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley.

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  12. 'Battle of the Bands' is todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Washington County News

    Florida Panhandle Technical College's annual Lowe's-SkillsUSA "Battle of the Bands" event kicks off at 9 a.m. and runs through 5 p.m. today, April 18, at the Washington County Agricultural Center in Chipley. Titled "Last Band Standing," the event has no admission charge and allows local and regional bands to compete for bragging rights and cash prizes.

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  13. Wood changes story in hearing, sentencing set for May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Washington County News

    ... part of me may have believed him," Wood said in the hearing. "But then again, part of me didn't want to believe it." CHIPLEY - Zachary Taylor Wood's recollection of his participation in the slaying of James "Coon" Shores one year ago was a striking ...

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  14. Chipley Correctional Officer Arrested for Lewd and Lascivious MolestationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    CHIPLEY, Fla. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Special Agents yesterday arrested Darren Keith Collins, 44, a correctional officer at the Northwest Florida Reception Center, on one count of lewd and lascivious molestation.

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  15. Correctional officer arrested for lewd and lascivious molestationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Washington County News

    Florida Department of Law Enforcement Special Agents arrested a Chipley man Thursday on one count of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under the age of 12. The FDLE received information that Darren Keith Collins, 44, a correctional officer at the Northwest Florida Reception Center, inappropriately touched a child under the age of 12. Collins was booked into the Washington County Jail and released on $50,000 bond after making first appearance before Judge Colby Peel Friday. 12 comments

  16. Wood sentencing set for May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Washington County News

    ... but must give it great weight. Check back here for more details later today from reporter Jennifer Rich. CHIPLEY - Convicted murderer Zachary Taylor Wood will be sentenced May 12. A jury unanimously recommended the death penalty for Wood in February ...

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  17. Freshman lawmaker sews the gap between the aisleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Fox News

    Freshman lawmaker Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., is living up to her campaign promise -and carrying out her father Sen. Bob Graham's legacy of "workdays" -- a program aimed at protecting and promoting jobs. Graham recently worked a 7-hour shift at WestPoint Home in Chipley, the last major home-textile producer in the country, employing over 250 Floridians.

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  18. 3 former Florida guards plead guilty in prisoner abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Miami Herald

    Three of the "Chipley Five,'' a group of corrections officers accused of beating and kicking a handcuffed inmate at the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley, have pleaded guilty to civil rights violations, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Former state prison guards William Finch, 35, of Wauseau, and Dalton E. Riley, 24, of Bethlehem, pleaded guilty Thursday before a federal judge in Panama City.

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  19. 2M motions for new trial in eminent domain caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Washington County News

    ... argue that its offer of judgment in this case precludes 2M from recovering some of its experts' fees and costs." CHIPLEY - A land development company that was party to a recent Florida Department of Transportation eminent domain civil case demanded ...

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  20. Chipley woman among 2 pleading guilty to tax scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Washington County News

    Two people involved in a tax fraud scheme using identities stolen from patients in a Bonifay assisted living home have admitted to 31 federal charges of wire fraud and identity theft. Jermaine Winters, 39 of Coleman, and Rosetta Presley, 22, of Chipley, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida to using stolen identities between July 2011 and July 2012 to file fraudulent tax returns in an attempt to steal more than $118,000 from the U.S. Treasury.

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