EXPECT ELECTRICITY TO BE OUT FOR AN EXTENDED TIME; HEED THESE SAFETY TIPS

Published / by Adrienne Owen

Residents should expect and prepare for widespread power outages as Hurricane Michael crosses Holmes County, according to officials from Gulf Power and West Florida Electric. Once the power goes out, it will likely not be restored for an extended period of time. Utility officials stationed at the Holmes County Emergency Operations Center are advising residents […]

Emergency Management Team Coordinating Local Storm Response

Published / by Adrienne Owen

The Holmes County Emergency Management Team is busy coordinating local storm response and recovery activities from the Emergency Operations Center in Bonifay. Sheriff John Tate has advised residents to stay off local roads, as wind speeds are expected to reach hurricane force (sustained 80 mph with higher gusts) within the hour. Residents are urged to […]