• Top Dogs: K-9 teams at the ready to protect and serve

    HOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES - With around 74 activations or deployments in 2014, including separate calls that resulted in the local recovery of two escaped inmates and one fugitive, it can be argued that Holmes and Washington County's Department of Corrections K-9 Units are unsung heroes of public safety. READ MORE

  • Avoid Labor Day traffic congestion with FDOT’s 511 Service

    Travelers can expect heavy traffic this Labor Day weekend with 34.7 million travelers projected to hit the road. This is an estimated 1.3 percent increase from Labor Day traffic last year, according to AAA. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages those traveling this holiday weekend to use the 511 Traveler Information System to stay up to date on crashes, congestion, construction and more on all of Florida’s interstates and toll roads. READ MORE

  • Add FDOT’s 511 to your Back-to-School Plan for a safe school year

    Commuters and parents alike can expect an increase in traffic beginning early August as millions of students head back to school. To help everyone prepare for this increase in traffic, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages travelers to use 511 to stay up to date on crashes, congestion, construction and more on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and other major metropolitan roadways. READ MORE

  • Band: no longer extra-curricular

    Holmes County High School’s Blue Pride Band Director Zach Dobos and Holmes County Band Booster President Ben Martin were at a recent Bonifay Kiwanis Meeting where they explained that “music should no longer be labeled as an extra-curricular activity in education today.” READ MORE

  • Chamber takes tour of LKQ

    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. READ MORE

  • Watch for Manatees this Memorial Day Weekend

    Many Floridians and visitors to the Sunshine State will be heading to the water over the Memorial Day Weekend. Remember that manatees and other wildlife will be enjoying the waterways, too, so boaters are reminded to keep a watchful eye out for them, cautions Save the Manatee Club. READ MORE

  • HCHS presents CATS

    If you missed out so far on this production, never fear, there is one day left to catch HCHS Drama’s production at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 15 Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets please call HCHS at 547 - 9000. READ MORE

  • Household water well owners should inform themselves about flood threats

    There are certain things household water well owners should know during this flood season about how to protect their wells and their water quality, the National Ground Water Association said today. READ MORE

  • Pageant raises $1,075, hundreds of pounds of food and awareness for food bank

    Five queens crowned Saturday in the first ever Miss Toadlick Pageant made a cash and food donation today to the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank. READ MORE

  • Toadlick Festival goes national

    The Circle City will welcome concert-goers from all 50 states in two weeks for the third annual Toadlick Music Festival at the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds. READ MORE

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