Holmes County Newswire

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  1. Bonifay man and juvenile arrested in string of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington County News

    ... Reeves, 22, of Bonifay. Also taken into custody was a 16-year-old of Bonifay. Reeves was booked into the Holmes County jail on charges of burglary of a structure, armed burglary, burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, two counts grand theft and petit ...

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  2. Community pulls together to keep on of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Community is pulling together to help a local family stay not only in Holmes County but in America. "Carla Templeton owns the Silver Door off of Bethlehem Road and she has become extremely active in our community in every aspect and she has been having some immigration problems," said Julia Bullington, Director of the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce.

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  3. WINGS temporarily replaced by 'after school program'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington County News

    ... said Dixon. "This just gives us a little more time to think of something." Property purchase agreement with Holmes County Board of County Commissioners. Dixon assured the Board that in the agreement the school board does not have to start paying the ...

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  4. Farm Share program reaches hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington County News

    Volunteers came by the dozens to hand out food for over 500 local families through the efforts of the Holmes County Health Department and Food Share at the Holmes County Agriculture Center on Oct. 24. "We're a non-profit organization that takes donations from organizations and individuals and we pass it out to the people through communities, events and so forth," said Willie Davis, truck driver and warehouse man for Food Share. "The more that is donated the more we can give.

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  5. Whitehurst hired as Holmes Co. CoordinatorRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners voted to hire Wendel Whitehurst as the Holmes County Coordinator during their Oct. 14 meeting, with a vote of four to one, with Chair Monty Merchant voting "no." Whitehurst was originally hired in March as a FEMA Coordinator on temporary employment while FEMA work was being done to fix roads damaged by the heavy rains over the last two years.

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  6. Cities announce official "Trick-or-Treat" datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Washington County News

    Chipley - "Trunk-Or-Treat" will be held in lieu of "Trick-or-Treat" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Pal's Park on Saturday, Nov. 1. Children's games and activities will also be available. In Holmes County, only the City of Bonifay has reported an official date.

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  7. Early voting begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Washington County News

    In Holmes County, early voting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Elections Office, located at 201 N Oklahoma Street, Suite 102 in Bonifay. In Washington County, early voting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Elections Office, located at 1331 South Blvd. in Chipley.

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  8. Special session called to discuss open county positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2013 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners called a special session on Friday, Oct. 11, to address a couple of employment issues within the county. Commissioner David Whitaker found himself in need of filling two open positions on his crew in District 3 after two were approved for termination during the board's Oct. 8 meeting.

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  9. Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Washington County News

    Shyanne G. Benavidez was last seen in the company of male friends at the Rodeo in Bonifay on Saturday, Oct. 4. Any information as to the whereabouts of Shyanne, please contact the Holmes County Sheriff's Office at 850-547-3681 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-689-8477.

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  10. 'F.A.R.M.' hopes to reap recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Washington County News

    Just off the winding road of State Road 177 in Holmes County is a ministry still in the development stages. Faith-Based Addiction Regeneration Ministry.

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  11. Photos of the Week 10.02.2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    ... and Krista McQueen were named Homecoming King and Queen on Friday night at halftime of the Braves game with Holmes County. (Photo by Jennifer Casey) THE BIG GUNS of Fort Clinch. Located on the northern shore of Amelia Island in extreme northeast ...

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  12. Jackson County Sheriff's Office Investigating String of BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... have been broken into, three just south of Graceville. The Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Holmes County Sheriff's Office are also investigating burglaries that appear to be similar in nature to the Graceville area burglaries. JCSO is ...

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  13. Man in custody after possible explosive devices foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... st of the possible explosive devices is complete. He also faces felony burglary charges and battery charges in Holmes County Florida in which he was a fugitive.

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  14. Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo marks 70th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... a local program that helps local residents with funding for screening and early detection. Through PINK, the Holmes County Health Department and Tri-County Community Council will be able to better help detect breast cancer through early screening. ...

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  15. Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo to celebrate 70thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... a local program that helps local residents with funding for screening and early detection. Through PINK, the Holmes County Health Department and Tri-County Community Council will be able to better help detect breast cancer through early screening. ...

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  16. Teen foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office reported 15-year-old Joseph Mitchell was found last night and before that his girlfriend was found after going missing shortly after Mitchell. Over the weekend, 15-year-old Joseph Mitchell Jackson of Opp, Ala., traveled to Holmes County to visit his girlfriend.

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

    Sep 3, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... Panhandle Technical College. "Many years ago, Washington-Holmes Technical Center only served Washington and Holmes County," said Compton. "But today, our enrollment has changed. We are serving from Escambia County all the way to Leon County. We've ...

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

    Sep 3, 2014 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved a four percent pay raise for all non-union county employees and a county contribution of $35 per employee toward health insurance during called session Aug. 28. The same raise was offered to union employees, including those in the road department and ambulance service, but the union turned down ... (more)

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  19. Picnic in the park, Saturday, Sept. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Ponce de Leon Springs. Picnic in the Park is sponsored by Holmes County Teen Court, Holmes County School Board, C.A.S.E. Coalition, Holmes County Law Enforcement and Florida Department of Environmental ...

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

    Aug 27, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... tell you that you're the best employer in town, that's scary." The partnering owners eventually turned to the Holmes County Development Commission with their need for expansion. The commission had to get creative in coming up with possibilities to ... 4 comments