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Updated at 4:11 PM

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Washington County received good news Friday in the form of an email from the Federal Emergency Management Agency announcing the county as a recipient of a $1.16 million Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant.The county applied for the grant earlier this year in hopes of using the funds to allot stipends to the county's more than 120 volunteer firefighters.

Updated at 3:11 PM

EBRO — Three greyhounds have won their first two tests as the Ebro Derby enters the third round of eliminations at Ebro Greyhound Park Saturday, Aug. 29.

Updated at 2:59 PM

The Bethlehem Lady Cats won their first home volleyball game against the Vernon Jackets on Thursday, August 27. It was a grueling two hour battle for the win. The Lady Cats started off strong, winning the first set with a score of 25-20...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 1:11 PM

CHIPLEY - Washington County Commissioner Lynn Gothard is expected to file a complaint with the Florida Commission on Ethics against Commissioner Todd Abbott in the wake of a public battle between the two commissioners.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Holmes County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Tri-Counties Automotive and Repair Shop, LLC on Aug. 21 with owner Eric Anderson and his family of employees.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 1:06 PM

Farrah Jane’s became part of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Aug. 28.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Lori Naker was promoted Wednesday, July 15 to the role of Credit Analyst trainee in the Credit Department for Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. In addition to her new role, she continues to function as an administrative assistant to...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:22 PM

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, has opened a new restaurant in Chipley at 1600 Main Street.  The Washington County Chamber of...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:14 PM

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Two Washington County Sheriff's Deputies are being honored actions officials say saved a man who attempted to take his own life.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:02 PM

CHIPLEY - Bailey's Surf & Turf restaurant, located 1229 Jackson Ave. in Chipley, reopened Wednesday after a 24-hour forced closure by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations Division of Hotels and...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 10:56 AM

CHIPLEY - The Chipley Police Department is warning residents that the city's first known credit card "skimmer" has been found at a local convenience store.

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