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HOLMES COUNTY – A mental health evaluation was held earlier this week for William Shane Parker, who is charged in the 2020 homicide of 51-year-old Raul Ambriz Guillen with premeditated murder, …

UPDATE: The suspect in Saturday's fatal hit-and-run has been identified as 38-year-old-Travis Lee Ray, who is currently on felony probation. FHP reports Lee struck and killed a cyclist on State Road …

WALTON COUNTY - Holmes County Sheriff’s Office assisted in a multi-agency investigation that resulted in the confiscation of more than a pound of methamphetamine and the arrest of one of the …

HOLMES COUNTY - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced the drawdown of Lake Victor beginning the first week of November and lasting through the first week of March …

CHIPLEY — A Caryville woman claims Cricket Wireless is still collecting payments on her sister’s cell phone account after her sister died. Sherry Bryant has been a Cricket Wireless …

BONIFAY – Lauren Kay Wambles pled no contest Wednesday, October 6, to being an accessory after the fact in connection to the 2020 homicide of 51-year-old Raul Ambriz Guillen. 24-year-old …

**UPDATE** BONIFAY – The early morning scene of an accident on Interstate 10 at mile marker 106 was more than emergency responders bargained for.   According to Florida Highway Patrol, David …

Artistically inclined students in the Holmes and Washington County School Districts can find an outlet for their creative spirit, within the community’s school-led theatres, whether their talents …

WASHINGTON AND HOLMES COUNTIES - Imagine calling for an ambulance and being told one is not immediately available due to lack of personnel. Should the nationwide downward trend continue to hit …

TALLAHASSEE --- Senate President Wilton Simpson has a message for state prison leaders: Shut down institutions if you want pay raises for overworked corrections officers.Simpson, in a phone interview …

A recent challenge made popular on social media has made its way to Holmes and Washington counties.Known as “The Most Devious Lick,” the TikTok challenge encourages students in middle and …

Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost this week.After just over 60 percent of voters approved a constitutional amendment in November, the state’s minimum wage …

 PONCE DE LEON – Contingent on a funding source, the Ponce de Leon Fire Department was approved the use of the 11 acres located behind their building by the Ponce de Leon Town …

WESTVILLE – The West Pittman Baptist Church held a Touch A Truck event on Saturday September 25 as a way to bring the community together, allow children to learn about all sorts of heavy equipment …

TALLAHASSEE --- More than two years after a fierce legislative debate, a federal judge on Tuesday blocked key parts of an immigration law that banned so-called sanctuary cities in Florida.U.S. …

BONIFAY – The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on September 23, at 2350 Longs Lane in reference to illegal drugs sales and use. As deputies conducted a search of the …

TALLAHASSEE --- Pointing to a need to “minimize the amount of time students are removed from in-person learning,” the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday issued a revised rule that gives …

TALLAHASSEE – State Rep. Webster Barnaby, R-Deltona, filed a proposal Wednesday that aims to follow Texas’ lead in blocking physicians from performing abortions if there is a “detectable fetal …

TALLAHASSEE --- A top corrections official offered a stark picture of Florida’s prison system Wednesday, warning that lawmakers must boost salaries of corrections workers to avert a looming …

Holmes County School Board and Bonifay Fire Department recently teamed up to solve one another’s needs with collective efforts to obtain a ladder truck. The agencies say the tall stadium lights …

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