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2014/08/01 22:26
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Those conducting business in Okaloosa County can now complete the Business Tax Receipt (formerly Occupational License) application online. Tax Collector Ben Anderson said, “Previously that...
2014/08/01 22:26
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2014/08/01 18:26
2014/08/01 18:26
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Okaloosa County Administrator Ernie Padgett has submitted his resignation after 18 months on the job. Padgett said he’s leaving because, after two budget cycles, he and his wife, Lydia, are ready for...
2014/08/01 17:26
2014/08/01 17:26
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The Okaloosa County Corrections Department's new video visitation system provides a safer, more efficient way to visit inmates, a county spokesperson said. Instead of a glass partition and a phone,...
2014/08/01 16:26
2014/08/01 16:26
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CRESTVIEW — Differences between Okaloosa County School Board candidates may arise, but on one topic of voter concern, they are practically united: Each finds components of the state’s Common Core...
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2014/08/01 16:26
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The Florida Association of Counties presented its 2014 County Partner Award to Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley. FAC annually gives the award to members of the county family that demonstrated...
2014/08/01 14:52
2014/08/01 14:52
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The poverty rate of 41 percent in Santa Rosa County is no secret. Thursday, Commissioner Jim Melvin before the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) asked Dr. Karen Barber of Bridges...
2014/07/31 17:29
2014/07/31 17:29
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Editor’s note: This concludes a two-part series about Crestview High School Principal Dexter Day's vision for the Bulldog athletic program. CRESTVIEW — A white football jersey with a red 41 hangs on...
2014/07/31 16:08
2014/07/31 16:08
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FORT WALTON BEACH, FL - An Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputy who found a teenager standing outside a burning home at 3 Eglin Street around 11:30 last night said the teen told him he had called 9-1-1...
2014/07/30 06:45
2014/07/30 06:45
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Mike Vega points to the area of sidewalk in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, where he discovered a starving 15-year-old after she escaped from her abusive father and stepmother last week. The...
2014/07/30 04:05
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FT. WALTON BEACH-- Ft. Walton Beach Police are investigating the death of a 4-year old child. It happened today at Garniers Beach off of Beachview Drive. Officers answered a call about a missing...
2014/07/29 12:43
2014/07/29 12:43
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An old school building and a long-abandoned Amtrak passenger shelter have this much in common: Local officials are finding new uses for them, expanding opportunities for citizens of all ages. The...
2014/07/29 01:26
2014/07/29 01:26
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CRESTVIEW — City Council members have left unchanged the millage rate they raised last year to 5.8466. City leaders, as in past years, expressed hope that they could lower the rate during the...
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2014/07/29 01:05
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Okaloosa County-- A Sunset, Louisiana man is spending part of his vacation in jail on child abuse charges. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Officials are charging 35 year old Kendrick Cordell Boxie with two...
2014/07/28 23:26
2014/07/28 23:26
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CRESTVIEW — Ken Blackburn, an aerospace engineer and former Guinness World Record holder for paper airplane time aloft (27.60 seconds), will present “Aerodynamics for Dummies: Folding & Flying Paper...
2014/07/28 23:26
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CRESTVIEW — Phillip Michael Hess has been designated a sexual predator and sentenced to the Department of Corrections to serve two consecutive life sentences without possibility of parole, William...
2014/07/28 23:26
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CRESTVIEW — A 35-year-old Valparaiso woman — charged with aggravated battery using a deadly weapon — will appear in court Aug. 5. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to North Okaloosa...
2014/07/28 17:26
2014/07/28 17:26
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BAKER — A Crestview man stopped by a deputy for driving 75 miles an hour in a 55 mph zone in Baker ended up with more than a traffic ticket. Michael Anthony Chessher, 37, is charged with driving with...
2014/07/28 13:42
2014/07/28 13:42
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The big news about the Okaloosa County Transit system is not that OCT has won another reprieve. If county commissioners’ tough talk about shutting down bus routes was intended to be the last chance...
2014/07/28 04:05
2014/07/28 04:05
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CRESTVIEW It's a new way to keep in touch with your loved ones who are incarcerated. And you don't even need to leave your home. It's called video visitation, and it's a popular tool many other...
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2014/07/27 05:05
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Okaloosa County-- An out-of-town visitor helped saved a young boy's life after a near-drowning incident Friday night. Maisie Patin, 25, from Louisiana said she saw a group of children running in the...
2014/08/01 22:26
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