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WASHINGTON COUNTY - The Florida Department of Education recently released the results of the state's first Florida Standards Assessment exam (FSA), but school superintendents across the state have expressed the results of the inaugural exams won't accurately gauge the success of students.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 10:39 AM

CHIPLEY - Just weeks shy of the first anniversary of losing his battle with melanoma at age 37, Vic Finch's family and friends celebrated a milestone in their promise to spread the word about the dangers of sun exposure, starting in his...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 4:57 PM

BONIFAY - Holmes County High School commemorated Homecoming Week 2015 with their traditional dress-up days and culminated the week's events with the crowing of Dalon Reynolds and Keylee Glover as 2015 Homecoming King and Queen before the kickoff of...

Updated Sep 18, 2015 at 8:15 PM

TALLAHASSEE - Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle raised sharp questions Thursday about a study that Florida Department of Education officials say validated the state's controversial new standardized test for public-school students.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 8:38 PM

CareerSource Chipola (CSC) announced this year's Employer of the Year, Rex Lumber, and Board Member of the Year, Martha Compton, at the organization's 19th annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 8:37 PM

The North Florida Fair Association has announced Cheyanna Clark as the 2015 winner of the annual Lloyd Rhoden Scholarship. The scholarship fund was established in 1985 to honor the late Lloyd Rhoden, former manager of the fair and a retired 4-H...

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM

PONCE DE LEON — Ponce de Leon Elementary School Principal Anissa Locke was noticeably bubbly on the first day of school Aug. 12. She couldn’t stop smiling despite having just gone through what she calls the worst year of her life.

Updated Aug 21, 2015 at 5:49 PM

CHIPLEY – Rep. Gwen Graham (D-Tallahassee) visited the Washington County Public Library in Chipley Friday as part of her back-to-school book tour, today, a literacy initiative in which the congresswoman is donating more than 750...

Updated Aug 14, 2015 at 8:24 PM

CHIPLEY - Washington County Superintendent of Schools Joe Taylor led a group of teachers, students, school board members, and staff on a guided tour of the new Kate Smith Elementary School Tuesday, Aug 11.

Updated Aug 14, 2015 at 8:17 PM

More than 300 Florida 4-H members took up residence on the University of Florida campus for a week of competition, workshops, service projects and celebration at this year’s 4-H University. Representing Washington County 4-H were Cheyanna...

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