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Chuck Nolen inducted into FBLA Hall of Fame

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Danny Sims – student to teacher, coach and beyond

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School Board approves Sneads Elementary/Grand Ridge School changes

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Jon Stapleton – Excelling above and beyond

Jon Stapleton – Excelling above and…

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Spring Creek and Chipola River cleanup an issue

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JCFR Union officials agree on $1 an hour raise

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Jackson County History

Jackson County History

Chipola Historical Trust, Inc. is a non-profit organization composed of volunteers who are dedicated to preservation and restoration of historical properties and memorabilia in the Jackson County area.

The organization is the only group which is totally dedicated to historical projects. They are responsible for purchasing and erecting historical markers, getting qualified properties designated as a National Historical Register property, and generally educating the public in historic matters.

Downtown Marianna 1910

This photograph was taken about 1910 in downtown Marianna from a high point of the bank building, looking east. We can establish the approximate date it was taken by the few very new automobiles. A photo we have which was taken about five years earlier, has no cars in the…
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Civil War Historical Volumes Donated For Public Research Use

Pat Crisp, president of the Chipola Historical Trust, is pleased to announce two very valuable additions to their historical collection, which is permanently available to the public in the basement of the Jackson County Courthouse. Jesse and Trina Throssel Smallwood, Chipola Trust members, donated a set of books titled, The…
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Exciting Smithsonian Display in Blountstown

The Smithsonian traveling display featuring "The settling of America" has arrived in Blountstown at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement. Local displays will be added to the traveling display of free-standing collages showing all areas of American life as the country was settled by our people. The local displays will feature stories…
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The Ghost of Bellamy Bridge

Local historian Dale Cox has written extensively about the Ghost of Bellamy Bridge. I, like most youngsters growing up in Jackson County, heard the story of the Ghost of Bellamy Bridge at an early age. As the tale goes, or at least the version that I grew up hearing, Elizabeth…
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My Dad......The Soldier

Contributed By Ernie Padgett How many of us as young kids would listen to a parent and accept every word as absolute? Then as we grew into teenage and young adult years, started to question these absolutes. Many of us would just remain silent and form our own conclusions without…
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