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  1. Teen foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Washington County News

    ... is asked to contact the Holmes County Sheriff's Office at 850-547-4421 or your local law enforcement agency. BONIFAY -- The Holmes County Sheriff's Office reported 15-year-old Joseph Mitchell was found last night and before that his girlfriend was ...

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  2. How the art of china changed someone's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Washington County News

    Bonifay resident Celedia Howell started her tale with awe that has not diminished over time, awe that what started as a hobby became a means to put her children through college and continues to give her great pleasure to this day. It started in the early the early '60s when Howell's love of beautiful dishes lead her to a teacher in Opp, Alabama, to classes in DeFuniak to starting classes in Bonifay.

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  3. WHTC considers name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Washington County News

    Washington-Holmes Technical Center Director Martha Compton gave a presentation at the recent meeting of Bonifay Kiwanis Club announcing a possible name change is in the works for the school to Florida Panhandle Technical College.

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  4. County approves 4% pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Washington County News

    ... Center's hourly wage by $1, which she is "budget neutral" because she is grant funded, which was also approved. BONIFAY - Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved a four percent pay raise for all non-union county employees and a county ...

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  5. HCDC, donut shop owners fight hurdle to business expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Washington County News

    ... donuts for its out-of-town retail locations across the Panhandle and lower Alabama. The caveat with upsizing in Bonifay is that commercial space that might fit the bakery's needs is scarce, potentially forcing the owners to look outside of the local ... 4 comments

  6. Highlands deputy salary lowest in six-county regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Highlands Today

    ... enforcement agencies. Hamilton County pays correctional deputies $20,000 a year. Police officers risk their lives on Bonifay streets in Holmes County for $21,840, according to a 2013 Florida Department of Law Enforcement study. ...

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  7. Bonifay Police Department Need Help Finding A Missing AdultRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The Bonifay Police Department is investigating a missing adult who is pictured above.

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  8. Merchant seeks re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington County News

    ... to deal with the issues and challenges we face in the future." Merchant is the son of Ralph and Jone Merchant of Bonifay. His wife, Lisa, who has served as a Holmes County teacher for 23 years, is the daughter of Juanita Stanley and the late Thomas ...

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  9. Ryals among top in state FCAT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington County News

    Bonifay Elementary School fourth grader Jayla Ryals was recently praised by Senator Don Gaetz as being "one of the highest performing students in our state" and "among the very best in Holmes County" in regards to her FCAT scores.

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  10. Johnson seeks District 4 Comm. seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington County News

    ... Johnson also served on the Holmes County School Board for six years and is a member of the First Baptist Church of Bonifay. "I have always been a part of Holmes County and want to help our county tax payers get the most for their hard earned ...

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  11. County makes $98,000 property purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington County News

    ... one of the biggest maintenance expenditures for the road department. Resolution for Wildflowers, presented by the Bonifay Garden Club and Florida Department of Transportation. This allows the FDOT to help beautify certain areas of Holmes County to ...

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  12. FBC Bonifay's prayers answered for F.A.R.M. to help addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Florida Baptist Witness

    A new ministry of First Baptist Church in Bonifay will soon offer hope of recovery to men struggling with addictions. 4 comments

  13. Holmes County Political Meet and Greet FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Washington County News

    Mingle with your Holmes County candidates seeking political office from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 at the Bonifay Recreational Center located at 608 West McKinnon Ave. in Bonifay.

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  14. Holmes County BOCC reviews possible budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... at 9 a.m., Nov. 3, with swearing in ceremonies at 5 p.m. on Nov. 18 for those election in the general election. BONIFAY - The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners began refining the budget for the new fiscal year when they met Aug. 5. "As you ...

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  15. HCSB board addresses cell phone policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... out, then it is up to (the teacher), but in the hallways and after lunch, we'll just have to see how that goes." BONIFAY - Discussion turned to student cell phone use during the Aug. 5 meeting of the Holmes County District School Board after ...

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  16. Bonifay water and sewer rates to increase in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Washington County News

    Bonifay City Council approved the final reading and adoption of Ordinance 389, which will increase the water and sewer rates effective Oct. 1. For residents within the city limits, water rates will increase from $10 per 2,000 gallons or less to $11; residents outside the city limits will see an increase from $14.30 to $16.23; commercial within the ... (more)

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  17. Band: no longer extra-curricularRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Washington County News

    Holmes County High School's Blue Pride Band Director Zach Dobos and Holmes County Band Booster President Ben Martin were at a recent Bonifay Kiwanis Meeting where they explained that "music should no longer be labeled as an extra-curricular activity in education today."

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  18. Motley seeks re-election for Dist. 3 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... of Poplar Springs School and an active participant in pursuing funding and planning for the new K-8 school in Bonifay. He also chaired the board for four years. He has also been vocal about what he feels is "the importance of getting away from ...

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  19. Holmes Co. homestead values on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... counties. I'd also like to add that it is the county and school board who set the taxes; we just assess the value." BONIFAY - Property taxes may have remained the same for the past several years, but the value of homestead property is on a steady ...

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  20. Bonifay hit and run crash result of stolen vehicleRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... drive it, but she found out it had been wrecked near Wayside Park and named individuals she believed to be involved. BONIFAY - The Florida Highway Patrol reported responding to a hit and run crash in the area of Ivey Bush Lane and Bylsma Road around ...

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