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Updated at 2:34 PM

CHIPLEY — The Washington County School Board just took a few minutes Monday to tentatively approve a millage rate of 7.274, down from last year's rate of 7.404.District Director of Finance Lucy Carmichael presented the millage rate to the board for approval."The millage rate is lower than the rolled-back rate," Carmichael said.

Updated at 2:33 PM

HOLMES COUNTY — A third contender has officially entered the race to be the next sheriff of Holmes County. At 82-years-old, Bonifay resident Ben Holland is not the typical candidate. "I got over half the petitions...

Updated at 2:32 PM

CHIPLEY - A Bonifay man and a Slocomb, Ala. woman were arrested after leading Chipley police officers on a chase Sunday night.

Updated at 2:32 PM

VERNON — Vernon City Council learned in Monday’s regular meeting that operation of the Vernon Literacy Center will cease to operate on July 29. "I have enjoyed my eight years serving our community and feel we...

Updated at 2:03 PM

WAUSAU - The 46th annual Wausau Fun Day and Possum Festival will feature many of its traditional events, but this year, organizers say they hope to bridge a generation gap.

Updated at 1:22 PM

CARYVILLE - Lisa Davis says she's always had a heart for children and serving her community and hopes she's helping both with the opening of a free clothes closet in Caryville.

Updated at 1:22 PM

CHIPLEY - The Board of County Commissioners took no action on a proposal from MaryAnn Pelletier that the country purchase the property and buildings of the Country Oaks Volunteer Fire Department when they met in regular session Thursday.

Updated at 12:38 PM

CARYVILLE - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given the Town of Caryville until the end of October to bring the town into compliance with floodplain management and land-use mandates, or else face enforcement action.

Updated at 1:50 PM

CHIPLEY - It took less than five minutes for the Chipley Planning and Zoning Commission to deny a request by Javier's Mexican Grill for a variance to allow the serving of alcoholic beverages in the restaurant when the board met in regular session...

Updated Jul 22, 2015 at 7:51 PM

Eddie and Diane Eaton of Westville, and Ron and Melanie Malone of Panama City, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Fate Eaton, to Klayton James Lewis Peak, son of Kenny and Mandy Peak of Westville.

Updated Jul 22, 2015 at 7:19 PM

Maverick Collins, son of David and Jessi Collins, celebrated his 3rd birthday with a football themed party at his Pop-Pop and Granny's house in Chipley Saturday, June 20. Collins enjoyed spending time with friends and family, eating...

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