Holmes County Newswire

Holmes County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Holmes County, FL.

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  1. Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington County News

    ... Pre-registration is required by contacting the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265 or the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. For persons with disabilities ...

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  2. 3 Things to do this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Washington County News

    ... Pre-registration is required by contacting the Washington County Extension Office at 850-638-6265 or the Holmes County Extension Office at 850-547-1108. Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations can contact 850-638-6265 (TDD, via ...

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  3. Fugitive leads HCSO on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington County News

    A Holmes County man who was released on felony probation in April led Holmes County Sheriff's deputies on a chase Tuesday afternoon. Thomas G. Land, 42, was under community supervision for two counts of grand theft and one count of burglary committed in Holmes County in July 2013.

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  4. Holmes County wins safety awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners was presented with two safety awards in the July 12 regular meeting. Public Risk Management Executive Director Bonnie Mims attended to present awards for "Most Improved Safety Performance" and "Best Overall Safety Performance" to the county.

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  5. HCSO books two on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office took methamphetamine out of the hands of a woman on her way to make a delivery of the substance in Holmes County. HOLMES COUNTY - Holmes County Sheriff's Office took methamphetamine out of the hands of a woman on her way to make a delivery of the substance in Holmes County.

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  6. State ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | County Record

    ... for the state champion title. The teams included: Blountstown, Chipley, Cottondale, Port St. Joe, Baker, Holmes County, East Lakeland, Grand Ridge and Graceville. Saturday and Sunday (July 2 and 3) was pool play where each team played four games, ...

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  7. North Florida Truck Show marks first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Washington County News

    About 200 were on hand for the inaugural North Florida Truck Show in Caryville Saturday, including a host of political candidates from both Holmes and Washington counties. CARYVILLE - About 200 were on hand for the inaugural North Florida Truck Show in Caryville Saturday, including a host of political candidates from both Holmes and Washington counties.

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  8. Officer on leave after misdemeanor offense in neighboring countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Walton Sun

    A DeFuniak Springs Police lieutenant has been placed on paid administrative leave following a misdemeanor battery charge in an adjoining county. Lt. John Powers, who has been with the police department for nine years, was allegedly in an off-duty dispute in Holmes County, which is were he lives, according to department officials.

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  9. Community rallies for Emily BrannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Washington County News

    A year ago, Holmes County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Brannon and his wife, Amanda, rescued a baby girl who had been left alone in a car with temperatures topping 100 degrees. Today, the community is rallying to help rescue the couple's own baby girl.

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  10. Preservation is key: Historic homes keep the past aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Washington County News

    Home is where some of Holmes County's most treasured history exists. Everyday life once happened and memories still live on within the walls of some of the county's oldest residences.

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  11. 'Who would steal God's music?a : Stolen sound equipment returned to church Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Washington County News

    Deputies with the Holmes County Sheriff's Office responded to Macedonia Holiness Church, located on R.M. Ward Road in Westville, around 10 a.m. Sunday to find the door kicked in. Investigators began to canvass the area to interview possible witnesses and gather evidence, leading them a Walton County residence where the three suspects were located.

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  12. Several charged in burglaries Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Sheriff's Office arrested four men in connection to recent burglaries and thefts around the county. Authorities arrested 53-year-old Michael Crisp and 57-year-old David Collier, who broke into residences and the Westville Meat Market and took stolen items to the homes of Billy Joe Russell, 52, and Keith Railey, 50. A search of their residences and property led to the recovery of stolen items.

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  13. Development commission in negotiation with potential buyer of PDL industrial park Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Development Commission unanimously passed a motion to sign a resolution supporting the expansion of U.S. 79 through the City of Bonifay as opposed to a bypass option in a regular meeting June 16. Holmes County Board of County Commissioners drafted the resolution to express a collective desire by municipal government, business leaders and those vested in economic development of the county that the four-lane highway be routed through Bonifay either along the existing roadway or by a one-way pair. Florida Department of Transportation will use local preference to weigh options for the best route when also combining information of environmental, socioeconomic and other impact studies.

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  14. Communities plan July 4 celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Washington County News

    ... set to take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Bonifay Recreation Center. Organized by the Holmes County Ministerial Association, the free event is sponsored by two dozen churches, and numerous local businesses and other ...

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  15. PDL man arrested for generator theft Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Washington County News

    A deputy's hunch led to the arrest of a Ponce de Leon man after a theft incident June 14. Holmes County Sheriff's Office responded to 1577 Oak Street in reference to a stolen generator. The deputy quickly developed a suspect, 56-year-old Mark Spiers, and made contact with Spiers at his residence on Meredith Lane.

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  16. Police urge community to be alert after potential kidnap attempt Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Washington County News

    ... ty area. Anyone with information concerning this or any other criminal activity, please call Crime Stoppers of Holmes County at 1-866-689-8477 (TIPS) or the Bonifay Police Department at 850-547-3661.

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  17. Kenneth Williams seeks Tax Collector seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Washington County News

    Holmes County native and long-time Republican Kenneth M. Williams has announced his candidacy for the office of Holmes County Tax Collector. Williams is a 1989 graduate of Holmes County High School a 1991 graduate of Chipola College.

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  18. HCSO makes meth arrest, recovers stolen property Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Washington County News

    A Caryville man is behind bars after authorities discovered a large amount of stolen property and a 'shake and bake' methamphetamine lab in the man's home June 10. Holmes County Sheriff's Office investigated after received information about the location of stolen property in the residence on Horseshoe Loop. During a search of the property, authorities discovered property taken in recent burglaries and other items believed to be stolen and not yet reported.

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  19. Man captured following early morning burglary Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Washington County News

    A man in behind bars after he was caught on a home surveillance system burglarizing a home in Caryville around 8 a.m. Friday morning. Holmes County Sheriff's Office responded to 2083 Hwy.

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  20. PDL man killed in crash Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Washington County News

    Florida Highway Patrol reports Tyrone Luebano, 25, of Ponce de Leon was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 90 in the area of County Road 10A in Holmes County around 6:30 a.m. when he oversteered to the left, causing the vehicle, a 2003 Dodge 1500, to rotate counter clockwise across the eastbound lane of travel.

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