preloader


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.

County engineers give recommendations to the board on which roads are best suited for the funding applications, and the board makes the final decision. Commissioners chose to place Highway 177A north of U.S. 2 to the Alabama state line and Dykes Street as their SCRAP projects. Malcolm Taylor Road will be the choice for SCOP. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is the funding source for the five-year work program which means these roads, if approved, are expected to be funded in 2028.

Also in the meeting, commissioners awarded employee of the month to Juan Vasquez. Vasquez is a heavy equipment operator who started as a temporary FEMA employee in 2017. County Manager David Corbin said it is Vasquez’s great work ethic that won him the accolade.

“Juan is a good guy whose heart is in the right place, we are lucky to have him working for Holmes County,†Corbin said.

Holmes County Board of County Commissioners will meet again in regular session at 6 p.m. Feb. 7.

Leave a Reply

Advertising Options

Reach your target audience with our newspaper advertising options. Our publication has a wide readership, making it the perfect platform to promote your business or event.

To inquire about advertising rates and options, please fill out the form below and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.

Take advantage of our high readership and targeted demographics to promote your business to the right people. From print ads to online banners, we have a variety of options to suit your needs and budget.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to reach your target audience. Contact us today to learn more about our advertising options.

E-Mailing List Subscription

Stay informed with our email mailing list! Sign up today and never miss a beat on the latest news and events in your community.

To join our e-mailing list, simply fill out the form below. We’ll send you a weekly digest of the top stories, delivered right to your inbox.

By signing up, you’ll be the first to know about breaking news, upcoming events, and special promotions. Plus, you’ll be eligible for exclusive subscriber-only content and offers.