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State to step up testing for deer disease

Jim Turner News Service of Florida Some deer killed during two popular hunting days in December must be tested for a contagious disease fatal to the animals as the state expands efforts to limit the spread of the disease. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Tuesday, Sept. 19, that deer killed on…

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Holmes County looks to pull out of 79 Corridor project

NAN [email protected] During the Sept. 19 meeting of the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, District 1 Commissioner Jeff Good said that Washington County was in agreement with Holmes County relinquishing control of their interest of the 79 Corridor project to the City of Bonifay. At the 79 Corridor budget meeting on Sept. 13, in…

Law enforcement lights the way for Special Olympics
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Law enforcement lights the way for Special Olympics

The 40th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics made its way through Holmes and Washington Counties recently. There were several agencies represented including Holmes Correctional Institution, Northwest Florida Reception Center, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Chipley Police Department, Florida Department of Corrections Probation and Parole and members of Florida Panhandle Technical College’s Criminal Justice…