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  1. Who let the dogs out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Washington County News

    ... left they would continue working on streets. Raymon Thomas, recently hired as the Executive Director of the Holmes County Development Commission, came before the Council to inform them that the Florida Department of Transportation is considering an ...

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  2. McGowan announced new 911 CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners revealed the new Holmes County 911 Coordinator to be Clifton McGowan, during their regularly scheduled meeting on March 25. If the name sounds familiar, that's because he was announced as the county's top choice for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Coordinator during the last regularly scheduled ... (more)

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  3. Counterfeit money used in Chipley and surrounding areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Washington County News

    ... the City of Chipley." These suspects are also being investigated by several other agencies to include Bonifay, Holmes County and Walton County law enforcement for passing counterfeit money, according to Crews. Arrested were Kevin Andrew Kirk, 25, of ...

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  4. OBITUARY - BartonRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | County Record

    ... 93, of Altha, FL, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her home. Sallie was born on October 3, 1920, in Holmes County, FL and had lived in Calhoun County for most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sunny Hill Pentecostal ...

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  5. Holmes County with highest percentage in infancy deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Washington County News

    Representative Missy Lee from the Chipola Healthy Start program informed those attending the Bonifay Kiwanis Club on March 12 that Holmes County had the highest infancy mortality rate in the State of Florida, however they are trying to reduce those numbers through the Chipola Healthy Start Program.

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  6. School Board recognizes state presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Washington County News

    Holmes County District School Board recognized local students who have excelled to become the state president of their respective clubs during their regular meeting on March 4. Photographed are Superintendent of Holmes County Schools Eddie Dixon, Chair Rusty Williams, Board members Jason Motley, Debbie Kolmetz, Sherley Owens and Sid Johnson, Future ... (more)

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  7. Area Man Shot By Police In Self DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    It happened at about 9pm Tuesday when a suspicious man was seen walking along Highway 90 at Alligator Creek near the Washington-Holmes county.

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  8. WCSO Reports Shooting in the Alligator Creek AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... 90 on the last night. According to the report, the Washington County Sheriff's Office received a call from Holmes County Sheriff's Office in reference to a suspicious male walking along Hwy 90, near the Washington/Holmes County line, holding what ... 15 comments

  9. McGowan approved as FEMA CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved of hiring Clifton McGowan as the new Federal Emergency Management Agency Coordinator based on ranking during their regular meeting on March 11 with a vote of 4 to 1, with Commissioner Bill Parish voting "no."

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  10. Holmes County Competes at 4-H State Archery MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Washington County News

    Eight members of the Holmes County 4-H Dead Centers Archery Club traveled to Newberry on Friday, March 7 to prepare to compete in Saturday's 2014 Florida 4-H State Archery Match.

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  11. United Way rep visits Holmes County BOCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2013 | Washington County News

    Regional Director of Resource Development at United Way of Northwest Florida Ron Sharpe visited the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners during their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Jan. 29. "I'm looking to hold United Way campaigns throughout Holmes County," said Sharpe.

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  12. Water grants coming to Holmes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Washington County News

    A number of communities within in Holmes County were recently awarded grants from the Northwest Water Management District to improve their water conditions.

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  13. 3 arrested on charges of neglecting dairy cattleRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | CBS 47

    Three Holmes County residents are charged with animal cruelty for allegedly neglecting a herd of 90 dairy cattle.

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  14. HCSO investigating suspicious death/child neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2013 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office reported that they are currently investigation the suspicious death of Tony Ray Armstrong, 47, of Graceville and child neglect after a 911 call on June 17. According to the report Hazel Denise Peacock, 35, of Graceville called the Holmes County Communications Center and said that her boyfriend, Armstrong, had fallen ... (more)

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  15. Relay EventsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2013 | Washington County News

    ... must be purchased ahead of the sell. For more information call Community South Credit Union at 638-8376. HOLMES COUNTY - Bonifay Relay for Life will hold a Team Meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce. For ...

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  16. Big Bend news briefsRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... enforcement officers with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services arrested three Holmes County individuals Friday on allegations they neglected more than 90 dairy cattle at the Wild Rose Dairy. Joseph Dodge Harvey Clark, 75, ...

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  17. One fatality reported in Holmes County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | Washington County News

    A Santa Rosa County woman was killed in a one vehicle crash that occurred in the Holmes County jurisdiction of Interstate 10 around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Rebekah A. Easter, 48, of Milton, Fla.

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  18. Paxton Girls Earn Lakeland Trip: Bobcats Dispatch Atomics 63-42Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    ... but the Atomics could not mount enough of an offensive attack to threaten Paxton after the first quarter. The Holmes County squad managed to connect on only 17-of-53 shots for the game compared to a hot Bobcats squad that made 21-of-41 shots from ...

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  19. Spring Breakers Warned About Traffic Laws. You will get CitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... will be passing through Bonifay to visit some of the country's most popular spring break destinations. Holmes County Sheriff's Deputies know that there will be heavy traffic. But their main priority is to keep it flowing. "The beach is going ...

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  20. Missing PDL man foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office has located Casey Jean Anderson, a 27-year-old Ponce de Leon who was reported missing by his mother from their home on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 16. Earlier that evening, the Sheriff's Office received a call of a suspicious person in the area of Simmons Lane, south of Ponce de Leon.

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