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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying two persons of interest in an armed robbery on Nov. 26. A release from WCSO states that two black …

Here is a rolling list of holiday happenings taking place in Holmes and Washington Counties this year.

Amid the loss of people’s faith in humanity there are some who remind us that kindness still exists. Jack Patterson is one of those people.

A Washington County jury listened to a woman describe being shot by her husband, then took about an hour to find him guilty of attempted second degree murder, State Attorney Larry Basford announced Nov. 16.

Plans to build an asphalt plant were flattened when the Washington County Board of County Commissioners upheld the Planning and Zoning Board’s recommendation to not approve a land use change when they met in regular session Tuesday.

Where there was smoke, there was delicious barbecue in the making at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd BBQ in the Pines festival Saturday.

Students at Holmes and Washington County schools celebrated the men and women who have served their country in honor of Veterans Day.

The Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties are monitoring an above-average number of cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in Florida communities. This common respiratory virus may cause a higher number of pediatric emergency department visits compared to previous years.

The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things a family can experience, but imagine not knowing what happened to bring the loss about.

Tropical Storm Nicole may bring up to an inch-and-a-half of rain and maximum wind gusts up to 35 mph to Holmes and Washington Counties.

The house at 1305 Church Ave. in Chipley sat vacant for many years but now it’s the home of Chipley’s very own bed and breakfast – The Sullivan House Florida. Owner and operator David …

The 2022 General Election results are in. Republican candidates captured the support of over 80 percent of Washington County voters in each statewide race.

Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run incident that left a 65-year-old Vernon man dead late Sunday night.

A Chipley man is behind bars for lewd and lascivious behavior after an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  Thirty-three-year-old Todd E. Perronne was arrested on …

With the opening of archery and crossbow seasons over the weekend in Northwest Florida, hunters will want to be mindful of protecting the deer population from chronic wasting disease (CWD).

Taphophobia is the irrational fear of being buried alive. It’s a fear that came true for Mary J. Nepper, according to local legend. Nepper, born in 1868, was 35 years old when her family …

Late nights in the newsroom are a notorious part of working in the newspaper industry. It may be possible that some never clocked out and left the building for good even after departing this life.

Halloween Happenings

Here are some spooky events to take your little ghouls and goblins to

Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some spooky events going on this week.

A Defuniak Springs man is behind bars in Washington County after a disturbance was reported tolocal law enforcement.On Oct. 23 at 12:30 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley …

A Panama City man was declared deceased at the scene of an accident at the intersection of State Road 79 and James Potter Road early Sunday morning.

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