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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo marks 70th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... a local program that helps local residents with funding for screening and early detection. Through PINK, the Holmes County Health Department and Tri-County Community Council will be able to better help detect breast cancer through early screening. ...

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  8. Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo to celebrate 70thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... a local program that helps local residents with funding for screening and early detection. Through PINK, the Holmes County Health Department and Tri-County Community Council will be able to better help detect breast cancer through early screening. ...

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  9. Teen foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington County News

    The Holmes County Sheriff's Office reported 15-year-old Joseph Mitchell was found last night and before that his girlfriend was found after going missing shortly after Mitchell. Over the weekend, 15-year-old Joseph Mitchell Jackson of Opp, Ala., traveled to Holmes County to visit his girlfriend.

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  10. WHTC considers name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... Panhandle Technical College. "Many years ago, Washington-Holmes Technical Center only served Washington and Holmes County," said Compton. "But today, our enrollment has changed. We are serving from Escambia County all the way to Leon County. We've ...

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  11. County approves 4% pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Washington County News

    Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved a four percent pay raise for all non-union county employees and a county contribution of $35 per employee toward health insurance during called session Aug. 28. The same raise was offered to union employees, including those in the road department and ambulance service, but the union turned down ... (more)

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  12. Picnic in the park, Saturday, Sept. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Ponce de Leon Springs. Picnic in the Park is sponsored by Holmes County Teen Court, Holmes County School Board, C.A.S.E. Coalition, Holmes County Law Enforcement and Florida Department of Environmental ...

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  13. HCDC, donut shop owners fight hurdle to business expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... tell you that you're the best employer in town, that's scary." The partnering owners eventually turned to the Holmes County Development Commission with their need for expansion. The commission had to get creative in coming up with possibilities to ... 4 comments

  14. Highlands deputy salary lowest in six-county regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... County pays correctional deputies $20,000 a year. Police officers risk their lives on Bonifay streets in Holmes County for $21,840, according to a 2013 Florida Department of Law Enforcement study. “Absolutely,” Carr said. “You ...

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

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  16. Mayor Powell is Dist. 4 hopefulRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  17. Ryals among top in state FCAT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  18. Johnson seeks District 4 Comm. seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  19. County makes $98,000 property purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  20. FBC Bonifay's prayers answered for F.A.R.M. to help addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | 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 ... 4 comments