Holmes County Newswire

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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. Sewer, water rates to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Shots fired in Esto Community lead to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Paul Robert Mansfield, 50, on charges of criminal mischief, reckless driving and resisting arrest without violence on July 23. According to the report, Holmes County dispatch received a call about shots fired in the Esto Community and when Deputies made contact with witnesses they were told the ... (more)

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  4. Chamber takes tour of LKQRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Washington County News

    As a change of pace the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly get-together at a little known Fortune 500 called LKQ located in Bonifay.

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  5. Local K-9 teams recover escapeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Washington County News

    The units were among those responding to assist the Holmes County Sheriff's Office after two men escaped from Holmes County Jail custody around 12:40 a.m., but the K-9 teams had both recovered by 9 a.m. Morrill was recently sentenced to 30 years in the Florida Department of Corrections, and Challender, a state fugitive from Gwinnett Co., Ga., was ... (more)

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  6. Second Inmate in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington County News

    The second inmate who escaped from the Holmes County Jail early this morning was captured shortly after 9 a.m. today. 3 comments

  7. Challender at large and dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington County News

    One man has been captured and one is still at large after escaping from custody at the Holmes County Jail early this morning.

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  8. 1 still at large in inmate escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington County News

    Local law enforcement and Holmes Correctional facility's K-9 unit are in pursuit of an inmate who escaped from the Holmes County Jail.

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  9. Residents: We're still waiting for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Washington County News

    Some residents were back in front of the Holmes County School Board when they met in regular session last week seeking answers they say they still have not received.

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  10. Holmes earns "C" in preliminary 'school grades'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Washington County News

    Florida school grades and preliminary grades are in, recently released by the Florida Department of Education, with Holmes County averaging a "C" from the state.

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  11. 'We can do a better job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners called a workshop to speak with road workers and foremen to discuss concerns about road work and maintenance.

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  12. Early voting begins August 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Washington County News

    ... voting times for Early Voting or Election Day, he or she can still vote using a Mail (Absentee) Ballot ." HOLMES COUNTY - Supervisor of Elections Debbie Wilcox Morris has announced early voting dates and locations for this year's primary elections. ...

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  13. HCSO arrests 2 in firearms theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office has taken two suspects into custody in connection with a burglary that occurred last month.

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  14. Low attendance doesn't stop Bonifay Southern Gospel SingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Washington County News

    About 250 people came out for this year's Southern Gospel Sing, a stark contrast to the thousands that once attended the more than 60-year Holmes County tradition. 3 comments

  15. H.C. school board debates live vs. virtual Spanish teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Washington County News

    Holmes County school board members Tuesday stalled on filling a position that would give half its student body a chance at a popular state scholarship.

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  16. Shaving to make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Washington County News

    ... Through her efforts, Smith raised $4,133, which included donations from the Bonifay Fire Department and Holmes County Emergency Management Services. To show their support, members of the Bonifay Fire Department even shaved their heads. "It was ...

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  17. County approves gas tax ordinanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved the ordinance extending the county gas tax for another seven years after a public hearing held during the meeting of June 24. "There's limits on what we can tax and gas is one that we can," said County Attorney Jeff Goodman.

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  18. Holmes County celebrates God and countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Washington County News

    ... the Bonifay Recreation Field. That number is up from an attendance of about 7,000 last year. Presented by the Holmes County Ministerial Alliance, the event featured live gospel and contemporary music, vendors, and the largest fireworks display in ...

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  19. Bonifay man convicted of drug trafficking on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Washington County News

    According to the State Attorney's Office a Holmes County jury convicted Jeffrey Morrill, 32, of Bonifay of trafficking in more than 200 grams of methamphetamine on Wednesday, June 25. Assistant State Attorney Brandon Young showed jurors during the one-day trial that officers discovered two bottles of methamphetamine liquid in Morrill's barn on Oct.

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  20. Moore, Ruth CarswellRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Carswell Moore passed away on June 23, 2014, in Winter Haven, FL, due to heart failure. Mrs. Moore was born in Holmes County, FL, on September 26, 1926 and has resided in Polk County for 70 years. She retired from Juice Bowl Products in Lakeland in ...

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