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Updated Apr 5, 2016 at 2:31 PM

In March 2016, a multi-day round of severe weather and flooding swamped parts of the South, tipping communities, including Holmes and Washington counties, into a state of emergency. Television newscasts panned cameras to show the destruction left after the storms caused at least ten deaths in Mississippi and Louisiana and injured local man Luke Peters, who narrowly survived the tornado that killed two at the Sugar Hill RV Park in Convent, Louisiana.

Updated Mar 22, 2016 at 1:12 PM

HOLMES AND WASHINGTONCOUNTIES - A recent interlocal agreement between the City of Bonifay and Holmes and Washington counties has unified the three entities in the goal of bringing economic growth to the area.

Updated Mar 20, 2016 at 6:56 AM

Just in time for prom season, Southern Bridge Styles is open at 2878 Church Street in Vernon.

Updated Mar 18, 2016 at 2:06 PM

When a vicious storm system ripped through the panhandle last month leaving about 21,000 homes and businesses powerless, Gulf Power customers turned to the company's phone app to find relief.

Updated Mar 16, 2016 at 4:55 PM

HOLMES COUNTY — The Board of County Commissioners reversed a decision previously made to not accept the franchise fee from a new solid waste service provider in the March 8 regular meeting.

Updated Mar 15, 2016 at 11:45 AM

West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) members will soon see a lower electric bill.

Updated Mar 8, 2016 at 10:31 AM

VERNON - Donut Land Express has been a popular area shop since it first opened for business in Bonifay nearly ten years ago. Soon, owners John Smith and Charlie Mingus will expand into Washington County with the planned opening of a...

Updated Mar 8, 2016 at 10:25 AM

BONIFAY - When Jessica Register Ludwig graduated from Holmes County High School in 2002, she had her sights set on working in the medical field.

Updated Feb 25, 2016 at 1:37 PM

Baysolutions has announced the recent promotion of Senior Associate Jerry Smithwick to Vice President of Governmental Affairs.

Updated Feb 19, 2016 at 6:39 PM

Chipley joined 20 other Gulf Coast communities Friday in welcoming Amtrak as the passenger train line rolled into Bill Lee Station for the first time in more than a decade.

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