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Crestview News Bulletin
What's happening in North Okaloosa CountyDetails: 678-2615. ANNUAL SPRING PANHANDLE JOB FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Details: 678-2615. ANNUAL SPRING PANHANDLE JOB FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8, St. Mary’s Parish,165 Coral Drive SW, Fort Walton Beach. Businesses may register early due to limited space and take advantage of the lower $200 booth fee ($220... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Furlough impacts thousands locallybase exchange or the Eglin Golf Course. Okaloosa County Airports Director Trac
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
base exchange or the Eglin Golf Course. Okaloosa County Airports Director Tracy Stage said TSA agents working at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport are considered "essential" and were not affected by the furlough. A notice forwarded to the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
North Okaloosa County services calendarHouse survivor-led support group. Walk-ins are welcome. 683-0845. —6-7 p.m. We
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
House survivor-led support group. Walk-ins are welcome. 683-0845. —6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Shelter House, 16 Ferry Road SE, Fort Walton Beach. A Shelter House survivor-led support group. Walk-ins are welcome. 243-1201. —noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays,... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Okaloosa Health Department: Get the flu shot nowDepartment of Health-Okaloosa director, said. "We have ordered additional flu v
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
Department of Health-Okaloosa director, said. "We have ordered additional flu vaccine for children for the Crestview and Fort Walton Beach clinics." The health department urges getting the flu vaccine now if you have not already. If any local... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Niceville's Scholz, Markwardt are Swimmers of the Yearrecord. He also broke 22 seconds in the 50 free in prelims and came back to pla
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
record. He also broke 22 seconds in the 50 free in prelims and came back to place 14th in finals. Katie Balent The Fort Walton Beach High School junior broke the county and school record in the 100 fly, placing fifth at state with a 56.97.... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
North Okaloosa's Jan. 12-19 arrestsguilty in a court of law. Justin Lee Abrisch, 34, of Crestview: probation viol
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
guilty in a court of law. Justin Lee Abrisch, 34, of Crestview: probation violation. James Michael Connolly, 23, of Fort Walton Beach: controlled substance possession without a prescription. Stephanie Lynn Lucas, 32, of Holt: probation... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Fight over naturalization papers turns physical; man busted for battery and cocaineFORT WALTON BEACH — A man was arrested for beating another man up after he and
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — A man was arrested for beating another man up after he and a friend taunted him about not having naturalization papers. The argument between the three men began Jan. 1, when one of the men began taunting another man about not... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Man steals car, crashes itSuspect from Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside at the
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
Suspect from Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside at the Whataburger on U.S. 98 in Fort Walton Beach. NAVARRE — A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after stealing a car and then crashing it. According to a press... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man steals car, crashes itSuspect from Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside at the
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
Suspect from Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside at the Whataburger on U.S. 98 in Fort Walton Beach. NAVARRE — A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after stealing a car and then crashing it. According to a press... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Man steals car, crashes itAllen Cole of Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside. The c
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
Allen Cole of Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside. The car was parked at Whataburger on U.S. 98 in Fort Walton Beach. Soon after, the car was reported crashed on Costa Verde Court in Navarre around 10:45 a.m. The Hyundai... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man steals car, crashes itAllen Cole of Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside. The c
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
Allen Cole of Mary Esther stole a 2015 Hyundai with the keys left inside. The car was parked at Whataburger on U.S. 98 in Fort Walton Beach. Soon after, the car was reported crashed on Costa Verde Court in Navarre around 10:45 a.m. The Hyundai... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
SCHOOL SCOOPS: Kenwood ES earns honorChristian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, a
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
Christian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, and Choctawhatchee, Crestview, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach high schools. Taping of the matches will take place in the Choctaw High School media center. Educator... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
SCHOOL SCOOPS: Kenwood ES earns honorChristian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, a
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
Christian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, and Choctawhatchee, Crestview, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach high schools. Taping of the matches will take place in the Choctaw High School media center. Educator... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Holt woman with cancer works to find homes for more than 70 goatsbreeds and raises Pygmy and Nigerian Dwarf goats to sell across the Southeast a
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
breeds and raises Pygmy and Nigerian Dwarf goats to sell across the Southeast as pets and farm animals. She has a niece in Fort Walton Beach, but Broderick lives on her own and is the sole proprietor of the farm and only caretaker of the more than... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
SCHOOL SCOOPS: Kenwood ES earns honorChristian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, a
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Christian Academy, Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, and Choctawhatchee, Crestview, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach high schools. Taping of the matches will take place in the Choctaw High School media center. Educator... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Holt woman with cancer works to find homes for more than 70 goatsbreeds and raises Pygmy and Nigerian Dwarf goats to sell across the Southeast a
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
breeds and raises Pygmy and Nigerian Dwarf goats to sell across the Southeast as pets and farm animals. She has a niece in Fort Walton Beach, but Broderick lives on her own and is the sole proprietor of the farm and only caretaker of the more than... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
It ain't all that bad here in Okaloosa Countyshelter when temps dip below 40 degrees — meals are served and comfortable surr
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
shelter when temps dip below 40 degrees — meals are served and comfortable surroundings are offered. In March, the City of Fort Walton Beach and the Chamber combined forces to raise funds to relocate the historic Gulfview Hotel (built in 1903 and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
She was 'too cold' to be touched in bed, so man choked his girlfriendFORT WALTON BEACH — A 19-year-old man was arrested for strangling his girlfrien
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
FORT WALTON BEACH — A 19-year-old man was arrested for strangling his girlfriend and breaking her iPhone after she didn’t want him to touch her in bed because it was too cold. According to an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, on Jan. 3... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Free tax help available in Northwest FloridaPublic Library, Destin Library, Niceville Library, Bob Hope Village, Good Sheph
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Public Library, Destin Library, Niceville Library, Bob Hope Village, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Shalimar and a Fort Walton Beach site at the First Christian Church at 201 St. Mary Ave. Last year, these sites prepared over 2,600 returns... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeget another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another cons
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
get another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another consecutive year of skyrocketing opioid use. In Fort Walton Beach, Police Chief Ed Ryan and Capt. Tracy Hart said opioids, and specifically “the need for people to get their... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeget another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another cons
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
get another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another consecutive year of skyrocketing opioid use. In Fort Walton Beach, Police Chief Ed Ryan and Capt. Tracy Hart said opioids, and specifically “the need for people to get their... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeget another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another cons
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
get another drug dog to continue to battle what he expects will be another consecutive year of skyrocketing opioid use. In Fort Walton Beach, Police Chief Ed Ryan and Capt. Tracy Hart said opioids, and specifically “the need for people to get their... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
FWB SNOWBIRDS: 'Snowbirds or Artic Penguins'By Larry Proper | Fort Walton Beach Snowbirds Well, it has been a rough start
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
By Larry Proper | Fort Walton Beach Snowbirds Well, it has been a rough start to the 2018 season but the Snowbirds of Fort Walton Beach are not to be deterred: We have registered in record numbers, closing in on 600, and have begun to enjoy the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Keep the mugshotsgarage – they are the people I want to be aware of. They could be the same peop
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
garage – they are the people I want to be aware of. They could be the same people who can hijack a car or hold up a convenience store while I am there. Let us continue to see who the bad people are who can affect us. Stephen Tymm, Fort Walton B... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Remains of WWII POW Ewart Sconiers coming homewar, he added. "Most people are shocked at the work that is going on" to recov
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
war, he added. "Most people are shocked at the work that is going on" to recover American remains, Gray said, "but it goes on every day." Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), http://www.nwfdailynews.comNex... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TeePee Takedown: Indians make it three in a row against CrestviewBy Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com FORT
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
By Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com FORT WALTON BEACH — Josh Williams heard too much talk before Friday’s game. Talk about how the Choctaw basketball team wasn’t as good as it thought it was. Talk about how... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida Libertarians to hold convention in FWBFORT WALTON BEACH — This year’s Libertarian Party of Florida convention will be
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — This year’s Libertarian Party of Florida convention will be next month in Fort Walton Beach. The Future of Freedom event will be Feb. 23-25 at the Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort, 1500 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. “Delegates... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man resists arrest, knocks himself unconsciousFORT WALTON BEACH – A 30-year-old Tennessee man resisted arrest so vigorously t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH – A 30-year-old Tennessee man resisted arrest so vigorously that he knocked himself unconscious, according to his arrest report. Police were called after the man punched his victim in the face repeatedly before running away. When... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Drunk patron spits on managerFORT WALTON BEACH – An intoxicated man who refused to leave a local bar was arr
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH – An intoxicated man who refused to leave a local bar was arrested after yelling at staff members who suggested he go home. The manager told the Fort Walton Beach Police Department officers who responded that as he continued to ask... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman caught stealing purse out of shopping cartFORT WALTON BEACH — A Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested today for stealing a
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — A Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested today for stealing a woman’s purse out of her shopping cart on Jan. 17. April Griffin, 33, of Windmill Drive is charged with grand theft. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Official: New homes to further crowd schoolsresearch. Plew is using 10 portables and Ruckel is using two. Niceville High h
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
research. Plew is using 10 portables and Ruckel is using two. Niceville High has increased by 130 students this year. In Fort Walton Beach, a 280-unit apartment development near the C.H. "Bull" Rigdon Fairgrounds will impact Longwood Elementary... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Distinguished Flying Cross, journal returned to former Hurlburt airmanJim Thompson | 315-4445 | @Jimtnwfdn | jthompson@nwfdailynews.com PANAMA CITY
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Jim Thompson | 315-4445 | @Jimtnwfdn | jthompson@nwfdailynews.com PANAMA CITY — A Distinguished Flying Cross left in a Fort Walton Beach storage locker years ago is now back in the hands of the former Hurlburt Field airman who earned it in the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Angry about service, man allegedly pulls knife on employeeFORT WALTON BEACH – A man who walked into a local fast food restaurant holding
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH – A man who walked into a local fast food restaurant holding a knife was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The 32-year-old Valparaiso man, who is a teacher at a local school, had been arguing with the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
US hit IS in Afghanistan with largest non-nuclear bomb ever usedFlorida Daily News via AP) In this May 2004 photo, a plume of smoke rises over
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Florida Daily News via AP) In this May 2004 photo, a plume of smoke rises over the Eglin Air Force Base reservation in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., during a test of the GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) weapon, which contains 11 tons of... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man angry about service pulls knife on employeeFORT WALTON BEACH – A man who walked into a local fast food restaurant holding
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH – A man who walked into a local fast food restaurant holding a knife was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The 32-year-old Valparaiso man, who is a teacher at a local school, had been arguing with the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
It all seems so familiardon’t ruffle feathers, keep the peace, the invasion will not be as devastating
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
don’t ruffle feathers, keep the peace, the invasion will not be as devastating as it seems, a new flux of Nazis will be manageable. All we need to do is get rid of this Winston Churchill before he destroys England. Frank Roberts, Fort Walton... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Rides to shelter still a work in progressFORT WALTON BEACH — One of the biggest hurdles for One Hopeful Place homeless s
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — One of the biggest hurdles for One Hopeful Place homeless shelter is transportation. Since the shelter opened in 2016, ideas have been floated to address the issue, including working with Emerald Coast Rider (formally Okaloosa... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Freezing cold, ice rock Northwest Floridahours Wednesday brought with it freezing rain, ice, wind and even a few brief s
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
hours Wednesday brought with it freezing rain, ice, wind and even a few brief snow flurries. Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Jerry Harris and Arch Bracher stood at the end of the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Wednesday morning,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Some Val-p residents upset city is getting rid of park propertyto selling three lots totaling 0.78 of an acre of the park along Glendale Avenu
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
to selling three lots totaling 0.78 of an acre of the park along Glendale Avenue to Jimmy Henderson II Construction Co. of Fort Walton Beach for $132,000. The buyer could build a single-family home on each lot, City Administrator Carl Scott said... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Freezing cold, ice rock Northwest FloridaAnnie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Jerry Harris and Arch Bracher
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Jerry Harris and Arch Bracher stood at the end of the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Wednesday morning, bundled up in multiple jackets, fishing poles in hand. They peered over the edge of the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Freezing cold, ice rock Northwest Floridahours Wednesday brought with it freezing rain, ice, wind and even a few brief s
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
hours Wednesday brought with it freezing rain, ice, wind and even a few brief snow flurries. Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Jerry Harris and Arch Bracher stood at the end of the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Wednesday morning,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Dance Party to benefit military foundationsIsland Dance Party is set for 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 3. Major sponsors this year inc
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Island Dance Party is set for 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 3. Major sponsors this year include Beach Community Bank, the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Dozens of other businesses, from local radio... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin moves to loosen Sunday alcohol saleschange would delete the additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’s rule
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
change would delete the additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’s rules would mirror those in the city of Fort Walton Beach. The council voted 5-2 to approve the first reading of the ordinance without discussion. Councilmen Jim... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
What's happening in North Okaloosa Countythe Pinewood Auto Show Facebook page for more information. BOY SCOUTS' SCOUT-O
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
the Pinewood Auto Show Facebook page for more information. BOY SCOUTS' SCOUT-O-RAMA: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the Fort Walton Beach Landing, 139 Brooks St. The free, family-friendly event includes games, demonstrations, crafts and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Controlled burn has far-reaching impactresponsible for smokey conditions being reported through the county. A strong
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
responsible for smokey conditions being reported through the county. A strong smell of smoke and haze hung over downtown Fort Walton Beach late Tuesday afternoon. At Blackwater River State Park in the north end of the county, an individual who... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Controlled burn has far-reaching impactresponsible for smokey conditions being reported through the county. A strong
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
responsible for smokey conditions being reported through the county. A strong smell of smoke and haze hung over downtown Fort Walton Beach late Tuesday afternoon. At Blackwater River State Park in the north end of the county, an individual who... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin rule on Sunday alcohol sales 'stupid'; council to reviewwould delete the existing and additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
would delete the existing and additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’s rules would mirror those in the city of Fort Walton Beach. In unincorporated Okaloosa County, alcoholic beverages can be sold Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man calls police, tells them to call FBI over 'compromised' phoneFORT WALTON BEACH – A man who might have been mentally ill was trespassed from
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH – A man who might have been mentally ill was trespassed from TGI Friday’s after refusing to leave the restaurant. He had called 911, complaining that someone was following him, trying to kill him and taking his “monies” from a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin ban on Sunday alcohol sales 'stupid'; council to reviewwould delete the existing and additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
would delete the existing and additional Sunday restrictions, meaning the city’s rules would mirror those in the city of Fort Walton Beach. In unincorporated Okaloosa County, alcoholic beverages can be sold Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
'The journey's not over yet'Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Krystal James and her family
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — Krystal James and her family stood near the intersection of Wright Parkway and Hollywood Boulevard on Monday, watching as a group of motorcycles rumbled by them during the annual Martin Luther King,... Read more
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