🚧 Traffic Alert: Lane Blockage Due to Crash in Geneva County, AL
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local commuters are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the area of 100 C M Phillips Road in Geneva County due to a reported crash leading to lane blockages. Officials are on the scene to address the situation. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternative routes if possible to avoid delays. The impact of the accident on traffic flow is being monitored, and updates will be provided as they become available. Please stay alert and prioritize safety while driving.
One wounded in shooting near Dothan
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - A man was wounded Saturday night at a Bay Springs area home just past Dothan’s western fringes. He is in his 50′s. While details are scant, paramedics rushed the victim to Flowers Hospital in serious—possibly critical—conditions, according to radio transmissions. Initial...
Geneva Co. couple jumps into action; saves driver from burning car, alerts authorities
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WDHN) – A Geneva couple is being hailed as heroes after stopping their journey home to help two people involved in a head-on collision. According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the couple, identified as Mr. and Mrs. Cardwell, was driving on County Road 185 in Walton County coming home from a celebration in Destin, when tragedy struck right in front of them.
FHP: DeFuniak Springs man killed in single-vehicle crash
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – On Friday, a single-vehicle accident resulted in one fatality, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was identified as a 39-year-old man from DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Just before 9 p.m., an SUV was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 approaching the 61-mile marker. The vehicle departed from the roadway and collided […]
Bonifay, March 04 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
The Lee-Scott Academy baseball team will have a game with Holmes County High School on March 04, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. Want to throw HARDER? Earn yourself a scholarship? Then this is the Program for You!.
On this day: Winter storm comes to the Wiregrass
15 years ago, on March 1, 2009, places like Troy, Abbeville, Ozark and even northern Houston County got up to an inch of accumulating snow.
A comprehension recap from a wild weekend in Panhandle sports
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - On Friday in DeLand the Arnold Marlins Boy’s Soccer team won their 2nd state title in 4 years and became 5A state champs. Saturday afternoon in Panama City Beach, the Lady Raiders became Co-Panhandle Conference Champions with Gulf Coast, while the Chipola men became Panhandle champs for the 4th straight year. Saturday evening in Lakeland, the Graceville Girls Basketball team became 1A state runners-up. But wait... let’s rewind a second and see how each of these teams got there.
Chipley, Florida Garden Club Installs New Informational Sign at Joyce Carter Memorial Butterfly Garden at Falling Waters State Park
On Thursday, February 29 the Butterfly Gardening Team of Chipley Garden Club installed a new informational sign at the Joyce Carter Memorial Butterfly Garden at Falling Waters State Park. The garden has been at the park for over 25 years. The original was planted over twenty-five years old and the...
Today the gas price is close to $3.25 in Bonifay as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Graceville falls in state title game to Hawthorne
LAKELAND, Fla. (WMBB) – The Graceville girls basketball team fell in the Class 1A State Title game 43-40 to Hawthorne. For the second straight year the Tigers punched their ticket to Lakeland. This season, they made it to the championship game in hopes of securing the first state title in over 30 years. Graceville entered […]
The coldest February in Holmes County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
WCSO: Car chase involving a stolen vehicle ends in a crash
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – On Thursday, a car flipped over resulting in two people being treated for injuries, all captured on dash camera. Walton County Sheriff’s deputies said they were chasing the vehicle because it was stolen. At about noon, the car showed up on a deputy’s computer, showing it was stolen in DeFuniak […]
Two facing drug charges and high bonds after home raid, car chase, deputies say
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Two Houston County men were arrested on Thursday and booked into the Houston County Jail on bonds over a million dollars after deputies say they found a multitude of drugs during a home raid and car chase. On February 29, Houston County Sheriff’s Special...
🚧 $55 Million Improvement Project to Commence on I-10 at Nine Mile Road Interchange in March
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Chipley, FL. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has announced a major infrastructure development initiative, with a planned budget of $55 million, targeting Interstate 10 (I-10) at the Nine Mile Road interchange (Exit 5). The commencement of this project is scheduled for March and is expected to contribute towards the enhancement of traffic flow and safety for motorists in the region. The investment underscores the commitment to maintaining and upgrading crucial transportation infrastructure to meet the changing demands of the area's growing population. Further details about the project's timeline, specific upgrades, and anticipated completion date will be shared with the public as they become available. Local residents and frequent commuters may prepare for potential rerouting and changes in traffic patterns during the construction period.
Standoff underway in Southwest Houston County, reports
REHOBETH, Ala. (WDHN) — Houston County SWAT is in an active standoff in Rehobeth, according to RickeyStokesNews. RSN reports that Houston County SWAT had a trailer surrounded on Highway 605 at around 3:15 p.m. The circumstances of the standoff are currently unknown. Rehobeth High School went on lockdown briefly...
Southeast Alabama under a dense fog advisory until Monday morning
A dense fog advisory was issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday at 5:27 p.m. in effect until Monday at 9 a.m. for Coffee, Dale, Henry, Geneva and Houston counties. The weather service states, "Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog." "Hazardous driving conditions due to low...
One game away. The Williston boys basketball team blows out Chipley in the Class 1A state semifinal
LAKELAND, Fla. (WCJB) - Williston is back in the Class 1A state championship for the second straight year after an impressive 63-30 win over Chipley. The (28-2) Red Devils set the tone from the opening tipoff with a 10-2 run and did not look back. Williston’s defense held a Chipley...
Walton County to receive new hospital and ER
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Walton County residents will no longer need to travel long distances for their healthcare needs as a new hospital is slated to open. The rural hospital and emergency room will be called North Walton Doctors Hospital. It is located in DeFuniak Springs and sits on the property where Healthmark Regional Medical Center once stood before shutting down in 2022.
Washington County, Florida Emergency Management Advises of Traffic Concerns on Friday, March 1, 2024
Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Holmes and Washington counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. State Road (S.R.) 2 Resurfacing from Choctawhatchee River Bridge to County Road 177 and from Ten Mile Creek to the Jackson County Line – Drivers may encounter intermittent single-lane closures on S.R. 2, between Ten Mile Creek and the Jackson County line, Monday, March 4 through Saturday, March 9, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition, lane closures will occur for bridge railing repairs at the Little Creek Bridge. Directional signage and traffic flaggers will be used to safely direct drivers through these work zones.
🚧 Construction Leads to Southbound Lane Closures Near Bonifay on CR 177
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Chipley, FL. Residents and travelers in Holmes County can expect southbound lane closures on Tuesday, February 27th, from 11 AM to 1 PM, due to construction activities. The affected area is north of Bonifay, in close proximity to County Road 177. Motorists are advised to plan their travel accordingly and to be mindful of workers and equipment while transiting through the construction zone. These roadworks may impact traffic flow, and drivers should consider alternative routes if possible to avoid delays. The closures are part of ongoing efforts to improve infrastructure and safety on local roadways. Stay informed on traffic updates and changes by monitoring local transportation agency announcements.