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 An investigation by the Washington County Drug Task Force led to several suspected drug dealers being arrested on felony drug charges. For the past few months, investigators with Washington …

A Chipley man was found guilty Oct. 10 of tampering with a witness and could be facing life in prison.

On the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Michael devastating the panhandle, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that over $126 million has been awarded to communities impacted by the storm through the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Program.

Fence posts, barbed wire and cattle feed are not on most people’s hurricane preparation lists - but North Florida Farm Bureau chapters are making sure Central Florida cattlemen have what they need to recover their livestock.

Monday marked the four year anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s destruction across Holmes and Washington Counties.

Busy Bee destination travel plaza is coming to Bonifay

Convenience store to bring in over 100 jobs

Once a bustling truck stop town, Bonifay will soon get a reboot as a place tourists and truckers look forward to making a pit stop.

Washington and Holmes County members of 4-H are learning what it takes to raise chickens forbackyard egg production.4-H members took ownership of four baby chicks during September and October and …

Hurricane Ian may have spared Northwest Florida from disastrous wind and precipitation, but it did compound the inflation-fueled strain on grocery budgets as Floridians stocked up on essential supplies.

Single mom Katlyn Nelson and her daughter, 6-year-old Hensliegh, are putting life back together one day at a time after losing everything in a house fire Sept. 28.

A Chipley woman was arrested Sunday after shooting her live-in boyfriend through the doorway oftheir home.Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at a home on Prissy Lane in Chipley …

Hurricane made landfall in southwest Florida as a strong category 4 hurricane on Wednesday afterneen, carving a path through the state and leaving behind devastating flooding and damages. Rescue …

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday afternoon that more than 1.1 million electric customers had lost power because of Hurricane Ian — and the number is expected to grow. “This was a big …

Florida legislators hope to break a proverbial curse hanging over families in some of the state’s most economically challenged communities by making sure the next generation is ready to enter the local workforce.

Local K-9 officers shined by placing in the Southeastern State Manhunt Field Trials competition.

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday as it continues to make a projected path toward Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecast models have …

Tropical Storm Ian forms, tracks for Florida impacts as a hurricane

Panhandle residents advised to remain storm-ready

Tropical depression 9 strengthened into a Tropical Storm named Ian Friday night. Nothing has changed in the forecast the center is still forecast to move to the west then northwest and eventually …

With fall in the air, Chipley Garden Club is looking to the community to decorate the town.

Recognition of a former commissioner and the swearing in of a new commissioner were at the top of the agenda for the Washington County Board of County Commissioners when they met in regular session Thursday morning.

Volunteer firefighter training goes above and beyond

17th Annual Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend held

Where there is smoke, there is probably a volunteer firefighter.

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