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The Florida Supervisors of Elections Association will offer four $1,200 scholarships for 2023 college students as announced in a release from  Washington County Supervisor of Elections Carol F. …

A 59-year-old Slocomb man died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night in Holmes County.

Plans are underway for the 2023 Bonifay Down Home Street Festival.

In his first legislative session since his election in November, State Rep. Shane Abbott has announced his list of legislative priorities for the session that begins in March.

Two people died in a structure fire off Beaver Dam Road overnight in Esto.

Holmes County Commissioners voted down a moratorium that would have delayed the addition of new and prevent the expansion of existing small box discount stores in a special session Jan. 23.

The Holmes County High School JROTC Blue Devil Battalion gave close to 80 unserviceable U.S. flags a proper farewell by conducting a Flag Retirement Ceremony Jan. 20.

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners chose projects for Small County Road Assistance Program (SCRAP) and Small County Outreach Program (SCOP) when they met in regular session Jan. 17.

Lights flashed and sirens blasted in the front yard of Deputy Chief Greg Yancey’s residence late in the afternoon Jan. 12 as the officer spent his final hours surrounded by his family and brothers and sisters in blue.

A Marianna man is scheduled to stand trial in Holmes County on charges of homicide, attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, shooting into a vehicle and discharging a firearm in public.

State Rep. Shane Abbott and Sen. Jay Trumbull held their Holmes and Washington County legislative delegation meetings Tuesday.

Bonifay residents who get behind on their water bill have a new lifeline if they qualify for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).

An Atlanta man is behind bars after he robbed a liquor store while brandishing a handgun Jan. 7.

F ifty years ago, I was a student in Beth Gavin’s senior biology class. But she wasn’t there. Olive Berry had come out of retirement to substitute during the fall semester while Mrs. Gavin was having her third child, her son, Tom.

Residents of Ponce de Leon came out in droves to speak out against the construction of a Family Dollar/Dollar Tree store during a Ponce de Leon Town Council workshop Jan. 5.

Holmes County Commissioners started off Tuesday's regular session on a high note by recognizing an outstanding achievement by the community’s tiniest cheerleaders with big talent.

A Ponce De Leon woman was charged with multiple counts of child neglect and aggravated battery after a shooting on New Year’s Day.

‘We don’t need another dollar store’

Town of Ponce de Leon and developer at odds over incoming Family Dollar

Residents of Ponce de Leon are giving an Alabama-based developer pushback on plans to construct a dollar store right across the road from the existing Dollar General.

It takes a village to make sure Holmes County’s senior residents have a wonderful holiday season.

Ponce de Leon Elementary fourth-graders now have a better understanding of where Florida’s system of rules and regulations come from, thanks to a field trip to the Florida State Capitol Dec. 13.

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