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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeto suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted an hour ago
to suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for a lot of our citizens here, certainly.” Niceville Police Chief David Popwell said opioid abuse, mostly through heroin and fentanyl, was the single biggest issue his... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeto suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
to suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for a lot of our citizens here, certainly.” Niceville Police Chief David Popwell said opioid abuse, mostly through heroin and fentanyl, was the single biggest issue his... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Law enforcement looks back on 2017 year in crimeto suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
to suicide to overdoses, it has definitely had an impact on quality of life for a lot of our citizens here, certainly.” Niceville Police Chief David Popwell said opioid abuse, mostly through heroin and fentanyl, was the single biggest issue his... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman trying to scare buzzards attracts police attentionNICEVILLE – Residents of a quiet Niceville neighborhood calling police to repor
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
NICEVILLE – Residents of a quiet Niceville neighborhood calling police to report gunshots in the area learned that what they were hearing was firecrackers. A resident of Grand Oaks told officers that she was setting off the firecrackers to scare the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Men caught rifling through empty house to 'buy a door'NICEVILLE – Two men were arrested after neighbors complained they were ransacki
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
NICEVILLE – Two men were arrested after neighbors complained they were ransacking a house that had been empty since its owner died. The 39-year-old and 50-year-old men had different excuses, according to their Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman breaks off 'relationship' with former scammerNICEVILLE – A concerned citizen called the Niceville Police Department Jan. 8 t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
NICEVILLE – A concerned citizen called the Niceville Police Department Jan. 8 to report that a woman with mental health issues had been sending thousands of dollars to a man she’d never met. She’d also let the man, who claimed to be from Ohio but... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TeePee Takedown: Indians make it three in a row against Crestviewin early January, the Bulldogs (13-4, 0-2) had been cruising. Crestview had won
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
in early January, the Bulldogs (13-4, 0-2) had been cruising. Crestview had won three straight against Navarre, Pace and Niceville, respectively. The Bulldogs outscored opponents by 43 points during that stretch. More importantly, Purcell told... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Down, never out: Raider women erase halftime deficit for third conference winBy Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICE
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
By Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — Ann Jernigan drove to her right, skirting across the top of the 3-point line early in the fourth quarter. The Tallahassee defender trailing her crashed full speed... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Down, never outBy Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICE
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
By Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — Ann Jernigan drove to her right, skirting across the top of the 3-point line early in the fourth quarter. The Tallahassee defender trailing her crashed full speed... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
NWF State men ranked No. 1, women No. 5NICEVILLE – Another week, another pair of top-five national rankings for the ba
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
NICEVILLE – Another week, another pair of top-five national rankings for the basketball programs at Northwest Florida State. Steve DeMeo’s men, who entered Thursday night 20-0, remain No. 1 in the country. Bart Walker’s women, who entered Thursday... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Official: New homes to further crowd schoolsSchool Board Chairman Lamar White said. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heat
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
School Board Chairman Lamar White said. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — The Okaloosa County School District has begun planning ahead for its anticipated enrollment growth in the coming... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
NWF State women set to host TallahasseeNICEVILLE – A fourth of the way into the Panhandle Conference slate, no longer
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
NICEVILLE – A fourth of the way into the Panhandle Conference slate, no longer can NWF State’s defensive prowess be attributed to a softer nonconference slate. Bart Walker’s crew limited Pensacola State to 74 points in an overtime win. They held... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida State College sees jump in graduation ratesBy News Bulletin contributor NICEVILLE — For students who enroll in college, t
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
By News Bulletin contributor NICEVILLE — For students who enroll in college, the goal is to complete with the diploma or credential of their choice. However, many students complete their credits and leave college without actually completing the... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Extreme ice conditions across Emerald CoastBridge. There are no longer bridge closures in Okaloosa County. BRIDGE CLOSUR
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Bridge. There are no longer bridge closures in Okaloosa County. BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 7:45 A.M. Rocky Bayou Bridge in Niceville has reopened, but icy conditions remain. Drive with caution. Marler Bridge in Destin is open, but icy conditions... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Extreme ice conditions across Emerald CoastBridge. There are no longer bridge closures in Okaloosa County. BRIDGE CLOSUR
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Bridge. There are no longer bridge closures in Okaloosa County. BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 7:45 A.M. Rocky Bayou Bridge in Niceville has reopened, but icy conditions remain. Drive with caution. Marler Bridge in Destin is open, but icy conditions... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Extreme ice conditions across Emerald CoastOffice has just reopened all lanes of travel on Brooks Bridge. BRIDGE CLOSURE
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Office has just reopened all lanes of travel on Brooks Bridge. BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 7:45 A.M. Rocky Bayou Bridge in Niceville has reopened, but icy conditions remain. Drive with caution. Marler Bridge in Destin is open, but icy conditions... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Wind chill advisory extended across Emerald Coastclosed across Emerald Coast and numerous crashes being reported. BRIDGE CLOSUR
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
closed across Emerald Coast and numerous crashes being reported. BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 7:45 A.M. Rocky Bayou Bridge in Niceville has re-opened, but icy conditions remain. Drive with caution. Marler Bridge in Destin is open, but icy conditions... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
CAUTION: Extreme icing conditions across Emerald Coasta.m., deputies reported on the scanner that lanes of travel were being closed o
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
a.m., deputies reported on the scanner that lanes of travel were being closed on the Shalimar bridge. Also at 7:30 a.m., Niceville Police Department was closing the Rocky Bayou Bridge due to icing. Scanner traffic is indicating a number of... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
County to ponder no-wake zone either side of Cinco BridgeBayou?” the postcard asks. “If so please attend the County Commission meeting o
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Bayou?” the postcard asks. “If so please attend the County Commission meeting on Jan. 17 where it will be discussed.” Niceville resident Wendy Wilson, whose father received the card, said it was the words “Five Mile” that led to the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Champions are as champions dowrites. Well, I hope he realizes that is why UCF is having their parade in Disn
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
writes. Well, I hope he realizes that is why UCF is having their parade in Disney World as the only unbeaten major college football team, having just beat Auburn in the Peach Bowl. UCF – the NOT so de facto CHAMPS! Michael Chlebowski,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Girls Soccer Power Poll: Spartans’ streak hits 61, four-win week for Bulldogstheir regular season against Class 5A school Flagler Palm Coast. Quality wins:
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
their regular season against Class 5A school Flagler Palm Coast. Quality wins: Fleming Island, Fletcher, Menendez (2), Niceville, Daytona Beach Seabreeze. This week: Bartram Trail now owns the distinction of top seed in the sensationally... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
'The best option'to a fourth-place team finish. All that led to his signing with Huntingdon Col
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
to a fourth-place team finish. All that led to his signing with Huntingdon College, the nationally-renowned home of Niceville alums Stephen Shephard and Mark Connelly. Now, providing the cherry on the top of the proverbial sundae, Page is... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman pulls plug on shared electricity, gets punchedNICEVILLE — A woman who had been providing electricity to her neighbor was atta
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
NICEVILLE — A woman who had been providing electricity to her neighbor was attacked after she decided to pull the plug. The victim went to the neighbor’s house to notify her that she’d disconnected the extension cord. During the argument, the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Four-peatNICEVILLE — Lauren Miller recently noticed a hitch in her putting stroke. Noth
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
NICEVILLE — Lauren Miller recently noticed a hitch in her putting stroke. Nothing egregious to threaten her scores in the 60s, just a slight anomaly for the 16-year-old known as the "short game queen." Instead of the ball rolling end over end with... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Niceville's Inness named girls golf COYNICEVILLE — "A motivator," that's how Mitch Inness labeled it. "Emotional supp
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
NICEVILLE — "A motivator," that's how Mitch Inness labeled it. "Emotional support" was Lauren Miller's assessment of Inness' coaching chops, the Mississippi State-bound senior calling the Niceville girls golf coach "awesome." Awesome at the mental... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man asleep at the wheel arrested for DUI, gives officer money instead of licenseThe man was able to tell the officer he had been drinking and was on his way ho
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The man was able to tell the officer he had been drinking and was on his way home from Niceville to Santa Rosa Beach. NICEVILLE — A 36-year-old man was arrested for DUI after an officer found him asleep at the wheel while his car was still in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man charged with stealing cash from store safeWhile completing his shift, officers arrived to find he had $380 worth of $20 b
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
While completing his shift, officers arrived to find he had $380 worth of $20 bills in his pocket. NICEVILLE — A store employee caught on camera stealing $380 from his employer’s safe told authorities he stole the money because he was “having hard... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man without valid driver's license busted for drug equipmentThe officer asked him if his license was valid, to which he replied, “it should
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The officer asked him if his license was valid, to which he replied, “it should be.” NICEVILLE — A 23-year-old man was arrested on drug charges after he told an officer his driver’s license “should be” valid. According to an arrest report from the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Flight risk? Man calls 911 to report bird in homeNICEVILLE — A man called 911 after a bird flew into his house because he wanted
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
NICEVILLE — A man called 911 after a bird flew into his house because he wanted police officers to come and remove it. Per call history reports from the Niceville Police Department, on Dec. 26 a person called and said “a bird flew in his house and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Woman sitting at gas pump for over an hour on New Year's Eve was definitely not pumping gasNICEVILLE — Officers responding to a call of a car being at a gas pump for over
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
NICEVILLE — Officers responding to a call of a car being at a gas pump for over an hour arrived to find a woman shooting up in the driver’s seat. According to a report from the Niceville Police Department, on New Year’s Eve officers were called to a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Kid caught stealing scooter from neighbor on Christmas Evefrom his neighbor’s pickup truck on Christmas Eve was reprimanded by police. A
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
from his neighbor’s pickup truck on Christmas Eve was reprimanded by police. According to call history reports from the Niceville Police Department, on Dec. 24 a man called to report he “observed a kid take a scooter out of the bed of his... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Big plays set tone in Choctaw victorywe’ve got to work on.” The Vikings brought a modest two-game win streak into t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
we’ve got to work on.” The Vikings brought a modest two-game win streak into the TeePee on Friday, having bested Pace and Niceville a week earlier, thanks in part to an improved defensive effort. Despite allowing an average 55 points against this... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
NWF State women look to rebound at ChipolaNICEVILLE — NWF State's first two league games exposed the parity in Panhandle
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
NICEVILLE — NWF State's first two league games exposed the parity in Panhandle Conference women's basketball. NWF State trailed by four points inside a minute to play at 10th-ranked Pensacola State. Against third-ranked Gulf Coast State at The Arena... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Road to perfectionNICEVILLE – Since Steve DeMeo took over the NWF State program five years ago, t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
NICEVILLE – Since Steve DeMeo took over the NWF State program five years ago, the standard has remained the same. “Play your best every day,” the veteran coach said matter-of-factly. This applies not just to games, but to practice as well.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
First-graders find loaded gun at schoolwas walking her students back to class around 11:30 a.m. when she noticed stude
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
was walking her students back to class around 11:30 a.m. when she noticed students looking at an object in the leaves. NICEVILLE — First-grade students at Plew Elementary School found a loaded gun on school grounds Friday, according to the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida State College seeks nominations for 2018 Alumni AwardsBy News Bulletin contributor NICEVILLE — The Northwest Florida State College F
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
By News Bulletin contributor NICEVILLE — The Northwest Florida State College Foundation is calling for nominations for its 2018 Alumni Awards. Each award honors a deserving alumnus of Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, Okaloosa-Walton Community... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Be cautious as online scammers get more creativenumber for service is (redacted). ProtectEra's address is: 116 Village Blvd, Su
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
number for service is (redacted). ProtectEra's address is: 116 Village Blvd, Suite 200, Princeton, NJ 08540 — Roy W., Niceville A: Don’t be so hard on yourself, Roy, you just got fooled. If people didn’t fall for these scams, the low-lifers... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Ruckel Middle student charged with making threatto post a photo of a handgun with the message “Cameron is about to go on a ramp
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
to post a photo of a handgun with the message “Cameron is about to go on a rampage”. A student at Ruckel Middle School in Niceville has been arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm by a minor and sending a threat. According to a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
People call 911 about duck shooting, are informed it's 'duck season'NICEVILLE — Two separate 911 callers reporting people shooting ducks on two dif
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
NICEVILLE — Two separate 911 callers reporting people shooting ducks on two different days were informed by authorities about “duck season.” The first person called police on Dec. 23 advising there were people “in a camouflage boat shooting at ducks... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Grinch steals home holiday light show before ChristmasNICEVILLE — A homeowner called 911 to report part of their Christmas decoration
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
NICEVILLE — A homeowner called 911 to report part of their Christmas decorations had been stolen just three days before Christmas. The person called dispatchers on Dec. 22 to report that their “laser light that illuminates their house” that was in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man who was 'playing' being chased by cops told to go home by actual copsNICEVILLE — A man who told bystanders he was “running away from the cops” later
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
NICEVILLE — A man who told bystanders he was “running away from the cops” later told responding officers he was “just playing” and was told to go home. According to call history reports from the Niceville Police Department, on Dec. 20 a caller... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Niceville bounced from state dual championshipBy Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICE
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
By Sam Grubenhoff | 315-4476 | @GHoffNWFDN | sgrubenhoff@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — A night that began with such promise ended with innumerable disappointed faces. Playing for a chance to advance to the regional championship round of the FHSAA’s... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
'Like a playoff game'Walton Beach next travels to Walton on Saturday before traveling to district fo
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Walton Beach next travels to Walton on Saturday before traveling to district foe Crestview on Thursday. Choctaw hosts Niceville on Monday. “We’re young and we got a lot of work to do,” coach Brown said. “But we’re going to enjoy this one for... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Man pulled over for expired car registration busted for slew of drugsofficer asked the driver for consent to search his vehicle because it had come
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
officer asked the driver for consent to search his vehicle because it had come from a “known drug house,” which he denied. NICEVILLE — A 38-year-old man was arrested on a slew of drug charges following a traffic stop for an expired car... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Theft of lottery money leads to man's drug arrestProblem got worse when police found two jeweler bags filled with meth and marij
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Problem got worse when police found two jeweler bags filled with meth and marijuana seeds. NICEVILLE — A man who stole $20 in lottery winnings from a woman who asked him to cash in her tickets was arrested after cops arrived to investigate the theft... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Golf ball-wielding driver causes road rage scare in NicevilleIncident in Niceville went from the donut shop to Highway 85 to College Bouleva
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Incident in Niceville went from the donut shop to Highway 85 to College Boulevard to Forest Road to Rocky Bayou. NICEVILLE — A driver called 911 on Dec. 30 reporting another driver had flipped him off and threatened to throw a golf ball at him... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Defensive battleNICEVILLE – The defensive stops were always there for Bart Walker’s crew. NWF
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
NICEVILLE – The defensive stops were always there for Bart Walker’s crew. NWF State let Gulf Coast State live and die by the 3 Wednesday night, not allowing anything inside as the Commodores scuffled to a paltry 4-of-28 shooting effort from beyond... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
NWF State men move to 19-0 in routNICEVILLE – At some point the adversity will come for NWF State in Panhandle Co
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
NICEVILLE – At some point the adversity will come for NWF State in Panhandle Conference play. Or maybe it won’t, Steve DeMeo’s crew destined for a life of double-digit routs that affirm its stranglehold over the No. 1 ranking in the country. Last... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Power Lunch: Drilling? Not in Florida's backyardpossibly already done a lot of thinking before they showed up the first time ar
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
possibly already done a lot of thinking before they showed up the first time around. Indeed, then-state Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, argued for the law with a personal story of his own wife being told she should consider an abortion decades ago.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Smith hits 11 3s, scores 46 in Choctaw wina top district seed in their half of the bracket. Kara Lawson and Beauchamp no
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
a top district seed in their half of the bracket. Kara Lawson and Beauchamp notched an assist for the Knights, who play Niceville Friday night at Twin Oaks. Navarre 8, Pensacola Catholic 0 Anakah Madril, Hailey Bastian and Brenda Bishop each... Read more
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