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  1. Tobacco Free Florida can double your chances of quitting smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington County News

    The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 20. The Florida Department of Health in Holmes County and Tobacco Free Florida are encouraging tobacco users to plan in advance to quit on that day or to use the day to make a quit plan. The Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is currently in its 39th year.

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  2. Burglary ring busted with help from communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office reported with help from citizens the sheriff's office was able to break up a burglary ring that covers Holmes, Walton, Washington and Jackson Counties. According to the report, on Veterans Day, information was received from a burglary victim, in Westville, which identified the suspects.

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  3. Holmes Co. schools honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Washington County News

    ... found at www.bonifaynow.com in the photo gallery and video can be found on Facebook at Washington County News-Holmes County Advertiser for both Bonifay Elementary School and Bethlehem School's Veterans' Day Celebrations.

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  4. Holmes Co. voter turnout 'average' for midtermRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Washington County News

    Out of the 11,123 of registered voters in Holmes County the number of early voters are 1,256 and the number of absentee voters are 1,386, which according to Holmes County Supervisor of Elections Debbie Wilcox Morris, is an average number for a midterm election. She continues to try to encourage voters to participate in the election process because it "impacts everyone who lives in Holmes County."

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  5. Barton bids Holmes Co. BOCC goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Washington County News

    After over 27 years of service in Holmes County, EMS Director Greg Barton turned in his notice of retirement for approval at the board's Oct. 28 meeting. "Over these years I have had the honor and privilege to help those in need in some of the most unfortunate times of their lives and this has been a true blessing to me," said Barton.

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  6. CAGE v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | FindLaw

    ... by Scott Stuart, John R. Henry, Jr ., attorneys for appellee. A 1. Jeremy Cage appeals his conviction in the Holmes County Circuit Court for statutory rape, arguing that the trial court erred in excluding certain evidence and in denying his motion ...

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  7. 2014 Holmes County Campaign ContributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... $706.20. May 1 - May 31: monetary contributions were $0: expenditures were $113.10; expenditures were for Holmes County Supervisor of Elections (petitions) $13.10 and City of Bonifay (place signs in city limits) $100. June 1 - June 20: Candidate ...

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

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  9. Community pulls together to keep on of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  10. WINGS temporarily replaced by 'after school program'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | 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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  11. Farm Share program reaches hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Early voting begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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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  17. 'F.A.R.M.' hopes to reap recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | 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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  18. Photos of the Week 10.02.2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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