Holmes County EMS to take part in Hart HELPS project
Holmes County EMS was recently approved to take part in the Florida Department of Health Hart HELPS project. HELPS is an acronym for Helping Evolve Locally Provided Services project. Over the course of the next year, EMS will be tracking which calls they have responded to that refuse transport or do not need transport to……
HCSB votes to change dress code, cell phone policy
HOLMES COUNTY The Holmes County School Board recently voted to change parts of the Student Code of Conduct. The new code requires states that students will not be allowed to wear pants or jeans with holes in them. Superintendent Buddy Brown urges parents to keep this in mind when purchasing school clothes. As the time comes to……
Tornado watch issued for Holmes and Washington counties
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch, in effect until 2 p.m. CT Tuesday afternoon, April 5, for five counties in the Panhandle, including Holmes and Washington.
Holmes County native blazes newspaper career
When Sue Riddle Cronkite was a young girl growing up in Holmes County, and tried out for the Ponce De Leon girls basketball team, she got a rude awakening into the rough-and-tumble of the contact
DMH Foundation tea party raises funds, gives guests glimpse of historical landmark
Nothing could have been more delightful than an elegant tea party at the Waits Mansion for the Doctors Memorial Hospital Foundation’s first fundraiser at the historical landmark Saturday afternoon. A variety of tea, finger sandwiches, teacakes and treats were served on the lanai of the beautifully restored, sprawling home. Some guests wore stylish Victorian-era fashion……
Georgia man jailed on multiple charges
A Georgia man is behind bars in Holmes County after a traffic stop by Holmes County Sheriffs Office on April 8.
HCSO pulled a Dodge Ram pickup driven by Kenneth Star of Ellijay, GA, for a