As the rain tapers and winds die down, residents are advised to be extremely cautious as they survey their homes, vehicles and property. Do not approach or attempt to clear unstable trees or large branches. The soil is saturated, weakening the root bases of large trees. Many structures are unstable as well. If you have […]
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 […]
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 […]
The American Red Cross has opened a mental health hotline for residents impacted by Hurricane Michael. To reach out for free 24/7 counseling or support, contact the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs’ to 66746.
Update The road is now open. The north end of Sam Ard Rd will be closed for a few hours due to road repair.
Update: Road is now open. JW Miller Rd will be closed temporarily today for road repair.
Alford Road will be closed 9/7/2018 for repairs.
Road closure Comet Lane isclosed until further notice due to a broken water line.