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Northwest Florida Daily News
Move gentleman’s clubBoulevard — has long been a valuable asset to our Fort Walton Beach economy. We
Move gentleman’s club
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
Boulevard — has long been a valuable asset to our Fort Walton Beach economy. We advertise nationwide that this part of the Emerald Coast is geared toward families. Santa Rosa Boulevard is lined with condominiums, hosting thousands of families each... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
High on the hog: Local BBQ master wins big at Memphis in May (VIDEO, PHOTOS)hog.”Earlier this month, however, McKenna also “won with the hog.” The owner of
High on the hog: Local BBQ master wins big at Memphis in May (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
hog.”Earlier this month, however, McKenna also “won with the hog.” The owner of Lillie’s Q, a tiny restaurant nestled on Emerald Coast Parkway, took home first place honors in the pork shoulder category at the prestigious Memphis in May World... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Rocks at park provide inspiration (VIDEO)Project. The 48-year-old life coach lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, though, a
Rocks at park provide inspiration (VIDEO)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
Project. The 48-year-old life coach lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, though, and has no idea who brought the idea to the Emerald Coast.“When I started dropping the rocks… (others would) take it to their communities,” Murphy said. “The person in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take placeat Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Ve
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take place
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
at Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Veterans Tribute Tower Committee and the Emerald Coast Chapter of the Association of the United States Army will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Beal... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Here's your list of best traffic hacks for this crowded weekendon Thursday, Grayton Beach State Park landed at No. 6 on Dr. Beaches Top 10 Bea
Here's your list of best traffic hacks for this crowded weekend
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
on Thursday, Grayton Beach State Park landed at No. 6 on Dr. Beaches Top 10 Beaches for 2016.Now that the world knows the Emerald Coast is paradise and all that, our coastal highways and byways can feel a smidge crowded.So what’s a local — or... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take placeat Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Ve
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take place
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
at Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Veterans Tribute Tower Committee and the Emerald Coast Chapter of the Association of the United States Army will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Beal... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
SWIM SMART: Area beach lifeguard hours of operation Posted May. 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM The beaches along the Emerald Coast are beau
SWIM SMART: Area beach lifeguard hours of operation
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
Posted May. 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM The beaches along the Emerald Coast are beautiful, but the Gulf of Mexico can present many dangers. The best protection is to learn to swim, always swim near a... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take placeat Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Ve
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES: Where, when they take place
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
at Destin Memorial Cemetery on Stahlman Avenue.FORT WALTON BEACH11 a.m.: The Veterans Tribute Tower Committee and the Emerald Coast Chapter of the Association of the United States Army will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Beal... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Milton anticipates reviving recycling serviceMILTON — With the upcoming opening of a new Emerald Coast Utilities Authority f
Milton anticipates reviving recycling service
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
MILTON — With the upcoming opening of a new Emerald Coast Utilities Authority facility in Pensacola, recycling could return to Milton, according to a city official.Although an agreement between Santa Rosa County and the city has not been finalized,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
ECAR comes to South WaltonThe Emerald Coast Association of Realtors has, since its founding, been based i
ECAR comes to South Walton
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The Emerald Coast Association of Realtors has, since its founding, been based in Fort Walton Beach.Last week, ECAR and the Walton County Chamber held a ribbon cutting for its first South Walton office.This year’s ECAR president, Cathy Alley, said the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin man charged in hit-and-run that injured bicyclist (VIDEOthe damage to his truck before getting back in and leaving, the report said.Bil
Destin man charged in hit-and-run that injured bicyclist (VIDEO
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
the damage to his truck before getting back in and leaving, the report said.Bills was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital of the Emerald Coast with serious injuries. A spokesman for the hospital confirmed that Bills was listed in fair condition as of... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview's military appreciation picnic sets attendance recordpublic awareness of the event and the Crestview Centennial Committee making MAR
Crestview's military appreciation picnic sets attendance record
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
public awareness of the event and the Crestview Centennial Committee making MARC the group’s May event.A highlight was the Emerald Coast Young Marines’ recreation of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. The World War II event was captured by Associated... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Sheriff's Office searching for driver who struck bicyclistA VIDEO FROM THE SCENEThe bicyclist, an approximately 70-year-old male, was tak
Sheriff's Office searching for driver who struck bicyclist
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A VIDEO FROM THE SCENEThe bicyclist, an approximately 70-year-old male, was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Panhandle Summertime Learning Opportunities 2016in June and July Cost: Varies http://www.okaloosaschools.com/content/district
Panhandle Summertime Learning Opportunities 2016
WJHG Panama City / Posted 6 days ago
in June and July Cost: Varies http://www.okaloosaschools.com/content/district-curriculum-summer-camp-opportunities Emerald Coast Science Center Dates: Weekly sessions through June and July Cost: $210 per... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gun violence acts can leave lasting stain on communitya safe place to live and state and national rankings mostly support that notion
Gun violence acts can leave lasting stain on community
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
a safe place to live and state and national rankings mostly support that notion. We hope that continues to be the case.The Emerald Coast has a reputation as a beautiful, tranquil tourist destination. That’s a reputation we want to keep. Gun... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Vital connections of upgraded bridge will benefit areacompleted by HDR Inc., promises not to destroy downtown Fort Walton Beach, pres
Vital connections of upgraded bridge will benefit area
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
completed by HDR Inc., promises not to destroy downtown Fort Walton Beach, preserving the Publix shopping center and the Emerald Coast Convention Center, as well as most other area businesses.A few older businesses, including Pat’s Bait Shop and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Furry newborns are bustin' out all over at EC Wildlife Refuge It is springtime, and baby animals are in abundance at the Emerald Coast Wild
Furry newborns are bustin' out all over at EC Wildlife Refuge
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
It is springtime, and baby animals are in abundance at the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. It is springtime, and baby animals are in abundance at the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.“This... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
SCHOOL SCOOPS: FWBHS students place in district art showaward of $100.Paxton High School students benefited from a grant by the Soci
SCHOOL SCOOPS: FWBHS students place in district art show
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
award of $100.Paxton High School students benefited from a grant by the Society of American Military Engineers Emerald Coast Post, with the students learning to code using Sphero robots.Their instructor, Heather Stewart, has 37 students... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Area counties beef up mosquito control but call on public to do its part When it comes to protecting the Emerald Coast against the Zika virus, public
Area counties beef up mosquito control but call on public to do its part
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
When it comes to protecting the Emerald Coast against the Zika virus, public officials say the best defense is an informed public. “It's source reduction — that's what we're... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Airport rolls out welcome mat for new airline (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)island tunes, balloons and beach balls, servers offering orange juice, coconut
Airport rolls out welcome mat for new airline (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
island tunes, balloons and beach balls, servers offering orange juice, coconut shrimp and crab cakes, and bags full of Emerald Coast branded swag.At first, the passengers appeared a bit confused, but as word spread down the line, many of them... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Airport rolls out welcome mat for new airlineisland tunes, balloons and beach balls, servers offering orange juice, coconut
Airport rolls out welcome mat for new airline
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
island tunes, balloons and beach balls, servers offering orange juice, coconut shrimp and crab cakes, and bags full of Emerald Coast branded swag.At first, the passengers appeared a bit confused, but as word spread down the line, many of them... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Allegiant Air's first inaugural flight out of VPSAllegiant Air to VPS has been almost ten years in the making, and airport staff
Allegiant Air's first inaugural flight out of VPS
WJHG Panama City / Posted 9 days ago
Allegiant Air to VPS has been almost ten years in the making, and airport staff says having this new airline on the Emerald Coast will bring in more tourism. The plane is expected to land at 2:20 p.m. We'll have more from today's event... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Cheap flights from CVG to beach start Fridayaccess to low-cost flights in over 100 cities nationwide - more than any other
Cheap flights from CVG to beach start Friday
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
access to low-cost flights in over 100 cities nationwide - more than any other domestic low-cost carrier. Named the “Emerald Coast” for its beautiful green waters and soft, white sand, Destin and Fort Walton Beach is one of Florida’s... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
UPDATED: Missing woman foundand has blonde hair and brown eyes.If you have any information on Firnschild, c
UPDATED: Missing woman found
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
and has blonde hair and brown eyes.If you have any information on Firnschild, call OCSO at 651-7400. You can also contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 863-TIPS, emer-aldcoastcrimestoppers.com or text TIP214 plus your message to CRIMES (2... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
OCSO searching for missing 19-year-old womanand has blonde hair and brown eyes.If you have any information on Firnschild, c
OCSO searching for missing 19-year-old woman
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
and has blonde hair and brown eyes.If you have any information on Firnschild, call OCSO at 651-7400. You can also contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 863-TIPS, emer-aldcoastcrimestoppers.com or text TIP214 plus your message to CRIMES (2... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
39 graduate from Leadership Okaloosa programHunt and Nichole Vaughan, Okaloosa County Tax Collector●Brad Embry, Okaloosa Co
39 graduate from Leadership Okaloosa program
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Hunt and Nichole Vaughan, Okaloosa County Tax Collector●Brad Embry, Okaloosa County Clerk of Circuit Court●Diane Fraser, Emerald Coast Science Center●Rachel Furlong and Candice Montague, Rocky Bayou Christian School●Luke Gianelloni, U.S. Air... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
It's classes as usual at Meigs after bomb threat is discovered on bathroom walldiscipline that takes effect, upon recommendation by the school and district st
It's classes as usual at Meigs after bomb threat is discovered on bathroom wall
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
discipline that takes effect, upon recommendation by the school and district staff.”OCSO asks anyone with information about the threat to contact school authorities or Emerald Coast Student Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS. Northwest Florida Daily N... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
BROOKS BRIDGE DEBATE: Hundreds attend replacement workshoplanes.The drawings say they can do it without tearing down the Publix shopping
BROOKS BRIDGE DEBATE: Hundreds attend replacement workshop
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
lanes.The drawings say they can do it without tearing down the Publix shopping center on the west side or impacting the Emerald Coast Convention Center on the east.In fact, those drawings indicate only a couple of structures, most of them aging,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Bomb threat puts school on alertofficer, discovered the threat, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s
Bomb threat puts school on alert
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
officer, discovered the threat, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with information about the threat to contact Bye, school authorities or Emerald Coast Student Crime Stoppers at 850... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Wildlife center names new directorSusan Leveille was named the new director of Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.In a
Wildlife center names new director
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Susan Leveille was named the new director of Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.In a press release from ECWR Tuesday, President Bill Anderson welcomed Leveille stating, “I can’t think of a more qualified, compassionate, and dedicated leader for the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Child says man in van offered her candyreported to be white.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Okaloosa C
Child says man in van offered her candy
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
reported to be white.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by texting “TIP 214 plus your message” to... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview military appreciation celebration to include helicopter fly-by, free food, musicmilitary displays, a Social Security Administration information table and a One
Crestview military appreciation celebration to include helicopter fly-by, free food, music
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
military displays, a Social Security Administration information table and a OneBlood blood drive are also planned.The Emerald Coast Young Marines open the day’s events with a presentation of colors. Later they will stage a re-enactment of the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
2016 Leadership Okaloosa program graduates 39 community leadersHunt and Nichole Vaughan - Okaloosa County Tax Collector●Brad Embry - Okaloosa
2016 Leadership Okaloosa program graduates 39 community leaders
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Hunt and Nichole Vaughan - Okaloosa County Tax Collector●Brad Embry - Okaloosa County Clerk of Circuit Court●Diane Fraser - Emerald Coast Science Center●Rachel Furlong and Candice Montague - Rocky Bayou Christian School●Luke Gianelloni - U.S. Air... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Okaloosa Arts & Culture Fest is May 21 in Fort Walton Beachart activities, live music and art performances. Live entertainment will includ
Okaloosa Arts & Culture Fest is May 21 in Fort Walton Beach
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
art activities, live music and art performances. Live entertainment will include: Rewind 74, Next Level Cheer & Dance, Emerald Coast Pipes & Drums, Brite Starz, Highsteppers, Pyramid Players and more. A silent auction will help raise funds for... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Manatee spotted near Shell IslandSHELL ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)- Manatees have made their way back to the emeral
Manatee spotted near Shell Island
WJHG Panama City / Posted 12 days ago
SHELL ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)- Manatees have made their way back to the emerald coast...or at least one has. The Sea Store, a local ice-cream boat, took this video Sunday of a 12-foot manatee near Shell Island. Often referred to as 'sea cows',... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview Elks, Autism Society plan June 11 Exceptional Children's DayChildren's Day Posted May. 16, 2016 at 6:49 PM CRESTVIEW — Crestview Elks Lod
Crestview Elks, Autism Society plan June 11 Exceptional Children's Day
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Children's Day Posted May. 16, 2016 at 6:49 PM CRESTVIEW — Crestview Elks Lodge No. 2624 and the Autism Society of the Emerald Coast are hosting Exceptional Children's Day June 11.The free event — for families with special needs children — is... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigates shooting, three people injuredhave interviewed multiple witnesses and ask that anyone with information contac
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigates shooting, three people injured
WJHG Panama City / Posted 14 days ago
have interviewed multiple witnesses and ask that anyone with information contact the Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by texting TIP214 plus your message to CRIMES... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Three injured at Red Rose shooting Sunday morninghave interviewed multiple witnesses and ask that anyone with information contac
Three injured at Red Rose shooting Sunday morning
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
have interviewed multiple witnesses and ask that anyone with information contact the Sheriff’s Office at 651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by texting TIP214 plus your message to CRIMES... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gulf Coast visitation up in March except in Panama City, Panama City Beachenjoyed a hefty increase in visitation in March, with bed tax collections up 23
Gulf Coast visitation up in March except in Panama City, Panama City Beach
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
enjoyed a hefty increase in visitation in March, with bed tax collections up 23 percent. But Ed Schroeder, director of the Emerald Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau, said families comprised the majority of Okaloosa County’s March... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Baker mobile dental clinic treats 100+ residentsto bring the clinic to town, Lions chairwoman Mary Ann Henley said.Nine rotatin
Baker mobile dental clinic treats 100+ residents
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
to bring the clinic to town, Lions chairwoman Mary Ann Henley said.Nine rotating volunteer registered nurses from Emerald Coast Hospice provided free health screenings for patients as they waited to be seen by the dentists. Even before the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PHOTOS and VIDEO: ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boat Poker Run Boaters filled Emerald Coast waterways on Saturday for the 23rd Annual Americ
PHOTOS and VIDEO: ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boat Poker Run
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Boaters filled Emerald Coast waterways on Saturday for the 23rd Annual American Business Women's Association Billy Bowlegs Boat Poker Run. There were eight docks for participants to stop and punch... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Time to retire TDCbed tax.Thanks to recent TDC emphasis on “shoulder season” occupancy, local tra
Time to retire TDC
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
bed tax.Thanks to recent TDC emphasis on “shoulder season” occupancy, local traffic congestion is now a year-round problem. Emerald Coast beaches don’t need to be advertised. Folks already know our area has America’s whitest beaches, and we don’t... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Chris Janson, LOCASH rock concert at convention center Posted May. 13, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 6:40 AM The Emerald Coast Confere
Chris Janson, LOCASH rock concert at convention center
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Posted May. 13, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 6:40 AM The Emerald Coast Conference Center was packed Thursday night as area country music fans enjoyed a concert close to home.Danny Myrick was the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Fort Walton Beach Ride of Silence is May 18FORT WALTON BEACH — The Emerald Coast Cycling Club will participate in the worl
Fort Walton Beach Ride of Silence is May 18
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — The Emerald Coast Cycling Club will participate in the worldwide 2016 Ride of Silence event.The six-mile ride — which commemorates cyclists killed on US highways — begins at 6 p.m. May 18 at Choctawhatchee High School, 110... Read more
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Al.com
Dolphin found dead of gunshot wound near Destinmale, nearly 9 feet long and weighing 500-550 pounds. The animal was recovered
Dolphin found dead of gunshot wound near Destin
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
male, nearly 9 feet long and weighing 500-550 pounds. The animal was recovered by the marine mammal stranding team of the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the NOAA Enforcement Hotline at... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Students campaign to ban balloons from graduationDaniels said this is the first year she and her students have done a project li
Students campaign to ban balloons from graduation
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Daniels said this is the first year she and her students have done a project like this. The school has partnered with Emerald Coast Smile Clouds and Okaloosa SCIENCE.“Personally I care about the ecosystem,” Daniels said. “My background is in... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
New Orleans flights back on schedule for summerBeach Airport beginning June 24. The carrier had originally laid out plans to
New Orleans flights back on schedule for summer
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 17 days ago
Beach Airport beginning June 24. The carrier had originally laid out plans to create a route between New Orleans and the Emerald Coast in February, but had to back out when demand didn't meet expectations. This time, GLO plans to offer... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Beach Blast 2016: Paragliding at Edgewater Beach & Golf ResortBlast "Flying in Paradise." This is one of the largest PPG events in the world
Beach Blast 2016: Paragliding at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort
WJHG Panama City / Posted 17 days ago
Blast "Flying in Paradise." This is one of the largest PPG events in the world and arguably the most unique event on the Emerald Coast. The list of professional pilots is equally impressive with Red Bull, as well as National and World Champions... Read more
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The Star
It's time to lock up the Gulf County CanalEventually, this water flows westward, along the shore, darkening WindMark Beac
It's time to lock up the Gulf County Canal
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
Eventually, this water flows westward, along the shore, darkening WindMark Beach, St. Joe Beach, and Mexico Beach: no Emerald Coast standing for these beaches! Page 2 of 2 - Old-timers--who are now gone--I knew as a young man told me of how... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Wildlife refuge and NOAA seek tips in dolphin shooting caseThe following message was posted on the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Facebook
Wildlife refuge and NOAA seek tips in dolphin shooting case
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
The following message was posted on the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Facebook page."Violence against dolphins in the Northern Gulf continues:NOAA Enforcement seeks tips after a dolphin is found dead with bullet in it off Okaloosa Island.NOAA’s... Read more
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