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WASHINGTON AND HOLMES COUNTIES - Imagine calling for an ambulance and being told one is not immediately available due to lack of personnel. Should the nationwide downward trend continue to hit …

TALLAHASSEE --- Senate President Wilton Simpson has a message for state prison leaders: Shut down institutions if you want pay raises for overworked corrections officers.Simpson, in a phone interview …

A motorcyclist was arrested on fleeing and eluding charges after leading Washington County deputies on a short pursuit on Thursday. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies …

CHIPLEY – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) met in special session on September 29 to approve the final millage rate and budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.  The …

A recent challenge made popular on social media has made its way to Holmes and Washington counties.Known as “The Most Devious Lick,” the TikTok challenge encourages students in middle and …

Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost this week.After just over 60 percent of voters approved a constitutional amendment in November, the state’s minimum wage …

VERNON – The City of Vernon approved its final budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 when they met in regular session Monday, September 20. The budget is set at$2,256,192.16 with the …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – On the afternoon of September 26, a Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy made a traffic stop at mile marker 126 on Interstate 10. When WCSO made contact with the …

TALLAHASSEE --- More than two years after a fierce legislative debate, a federal judge on Tuesday blocked key parts of an immigration law that banned so-called sanctuary cities in Florida.U.S. …

CHIPLEY – Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley High School have teamed up to create the school district’s first criminal justice program. The Criminal Justice Operations Program is …

TALLAHASSEE --- Pointing to a need to “minimize the amount of time students are removed from in-person learning,” the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday issued a revised rule that gives …

TALLAHASSEE – State Rep. Webster Barnaby, R-Deltona, filed a proposal Wednesday that aims to follow Texas’ lead in blocking physicians from performing abortions if there is a “detectable fetal …

UPDATE: - Summerall has been taken into custody at his residence in Jackson County. WCSO and Sheriff Crews would like to thank the public for their assistance. WASHINGTON COUNTY – Several calls …

WASHINGTON COUNTY - A Washington County man is in custody in Okaloosa County on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.  Shaquille Brown, 28, of Caryville, is currently in …

TALLAHASSEE --- A top corrections official offered a stark picture of Florida’s prison system Wednesday, warning that lawmakers must boost salaries of corrections workers to avert a looming …

TALLAHASSEE --- Senate Reapportionment Chairman Ray Rodrigues said Monday he wants the Florida Legislature to avoid the “shadow process” that occurred in 2012 when lawmakers drew new …

PANAMA CITY — Changes are coming to the 14th Judicial Circuit. [cqmedia layout="panel" …

VERNON‑ The City of Vernon approved its final budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 when they met in regular session Monday, September 20.  The budget is set at$2,256,192.16 with the millage sat …

WASHINGTON COUNTY – With less than a month left before the deadline, political action committee (PAC) Advance Washington is still more than 1,000 petitions from gaining the signatures required to …

WAUSAU – Washington County Sheriff’s Office Investigators served a search warrant on September 21, at 2020A Rogers Road, in Wausau. While serving the search warrant, investigators placed …

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