Holmes County Newswire

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

    21 hrs ago | Washington County News

    A 1975 graduate of Holmes County High School, Merchant worked for the Florida Department of Transportation for 31 years before retiring.

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  2. Mayor Powell is Dist. 4 hopefulRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington County News

    Esto Mayor Danny Powell has formally announced his candidacy for Holmes County Commissioner, District 4. Mayor Powell has resided in the town of Esto since 2001 and has served on the Esto Town Council since 2004.

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

    22 hrs ago | 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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  4. Johnson seeks District 4 Comm. seatRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Washington County News

    Retired Holmes County native L.T. "Sonny" Johnson, Jr. is among those hoping to be District 4 voters' choice to represent them on the Holmes County Board of Commissioners.

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

    22 hrs ago | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approve to purchase 40 acres of land from Continental Forest, Inc. in the amount of $98,000 during the meeting of Aug. 12. The board became interested in purchasing more property as a dirt pit after studies showed one county pit running out and the county is in need of large dirt supplies for the upcoming ... (more)

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

    Sunday Aug 3 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... F.A.R.M., was a suggestion from a couple in Okeechobee, and First Baptist readily adopted the name. Meanwhile, Holmes County Baptist Association was struggling to maintain its little-used campground. The Holmes County Baptist Campground is now home ... 2 comments

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

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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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  8. Person Found Responsible for Westville Mobile Home FireRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Tuesday, the State Fire Marshal and Holmes County Sheriff's Investigators announced they'd interviewed a suspect who admitted to starting all three fires from inside the residence.

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  9. Westville fire suspected to be arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office, along with the Florida State Fire Marshal Bureau of Fire and Arson are investigating the fire in Westville that left four homeless on Aug. 7. According to the report this was the third of a series of fires at the residence, with fires also on July 10 and July 13. During the investigation arson was suspected and a ... (more)

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

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners began refining the budget for the new fiscal year when they met Aug. 5. "As you know, last week we set our tentative millage rate at last year's rate, which was 9.6605," said Chair Monty Merchant.

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

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Washington County News

    Discussion turned to student cell phone use during the Aug. 5 meeting of the Holmes County District School Board after discussing the Code of Student Conduct, taking on a new point of view for technology usage in schools.

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  12. Esto approves financial assistance to lone festival chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Washington County News

    ... parking for the Two Toe Tom Festival. Council tabled the intent of buying books titled Heart and History of Holmes County, The Heritage of Holmes County, Florida and Holmes County Cemetery Census because no members have been able to contact anyone ...

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

    Thursday Aug 7 | 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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  14. Motley seeks re-election for Dist. 3 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Washington County News

    Holmes County School Board member Jason Motley has formally announced he's seeking re-election to his Dist.

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

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Washington County News

    ... by one and a half percent," said Corbin. "There is an increase to 10-12 newly constructed houses per year in Holmes County. New houses have doubled this year compared to prior years; however that is because of a law that passed for all homestead ...

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

    Friday Aug 1 | Washington County News

    ... responding to a hit and run crash in the area of Ivey Bush Lane and Bylsma Road around 11:27 a.m. Friday. The Holmes County Sheriff's Office called FHP to work the scene, but the crash had actually occurred two days prior. HSCO was received a call ...

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

    Sunday Aug 3 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... F.A.R.M., was a suggestion from a couple in Okeechobee, and First Baptist readily adopted the name. Meanwhile, Holmes County Baptist Association was struggling to maintain its little-used campground. The Holmes County Baptist Campground is now home ... 2 comments

  18. Doctor's Memorial to host 'Back to School Bash'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Washington County News

    Doctors Memorial Hospital is hosting a Back to School Bash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. This free event is open to Holmes County students and will feature hair cuts, school supplies, a bounce house and slide, and lunch.

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  19. HC School Board faces budget reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Washington County News

    A public hearing but with no public, the Holmes County District School Board waited several minutes before starting their public hearing and special session on July 29 to approve tentative millage rates for the fiscal year 2014-2015 and adopt the tentative budget.

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  20. Sewer, water rates to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Washington County News

    ... his side entrance from Virginia Avenue to expand private parking to the area between Panhandle Title and the Holmes County Times-Advertiser. After much discussion the Council found no reason to contend with the owner's decision, remarking that ...

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