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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

But just because the month is about to end it doesn’t mean the needs of those dealing with mental health issues will become any less painful to deal with.


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Upcoming resurfacing project on State Road 85 in Okaloosa County

Work is scheduled to begin in June 2022 on a new $3.2 million project to resurface a 2.2-mile segment of State Road (S.R.) 85 (North Ferdon Boulevard) from U.S. 90 to north of Commerce Drive.

DeSantis grants $3.2 million to Okaloosa

Governor Ron DeSantis is using money from the Governor’s Job Growth Grant Fund to allow for the build-up of an industrial site in Okaloosa County. The site is expected to bring in thousands of new jobs, as well as make a major economic impact. He made the announcement at a May 18 press conference in Crestview.

Pensacola community creates campaign to reopen the National Naval Aviation Museum to all citizens

A website and petition campaign called Open Our Museum has been organized by a group of local citizens and civic leaders working together to urge the U.S. Navy and the Department of Defense (DoD) to reestablish the public access waiver to NAS Pensacola so all citizens are allowed to visit the National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) and the base’s other historic attractions.

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day honors those who serve

They take more abuse than a youth league umpire and get less respect than the old comedian Rodney Dangerfield.

They are the men and women of law enforcement that put in countless hours so most of us can sleep safely at night.

Florida Department of Health updates current formula shortage

The Department of Health is monitoring the current infant formula shortage and takes this life-threatening issue very seriously, according to a press release from Florida Health – Okaloosa County.

On May 12, 2022, State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf regarding the formula shortages affecting some of Florida’s most vulnerable populations.




Bulldogs perform well in spring jamboree

Crestview traveled south to Fort Walton Beach High School’s Steve Riggs Stadium for a spring football jamboree Friday night.

The Bulldogs faced off against Pine Forest, Catholic and Fort Walton Beach as Thomas Grant was at the helm of the program for the first time against live competition.

ABC Pediatrics of Okaloosa puts children first

The health of a child is not something to be taken for granted. At ABC Pediatrics, the caring and qualified medical team prioritizes the health of your child.


Support for former missing autistic teen pours in

Khrysti Jenkins has seen an incredible outpouring of support in Crestview and beyond since her son went missing on May 6.

Aiden Howey, who is a 14-year-old with autism, has a tendency to wander away from his home, and from May 6 to May 7, he was missing for 22 hours.


Crestview students out to catch big fish

On any given weekend a group of Crestview High School students can be found on a lake somewhere in Florida trying to measure up against some of the best young anglers in the state.

Ayden Paxton has been fishing since he was 12 years old and soon the 2022 Crestview High School graduate will be taking his fishing skills to Webber International University in Babson Park where he will be a member of the Warrior fishing team.

City of Crestview joins in to celebrate Hospital Week

Hospital Week took place May 9 to May 13.

North Okaloosa Medical Center showed their support to their employees through a variety of events and activities held throughout the week, including a Carnival Day held on Tuesday May 10, Sweet Treats Day, breakfast, and gift bags.

Crestview students out to catch big fish

On any given weekend a group of Crestview High School students can be found on a lake somewhere in Florida trying to measure up against some of the best young anglers in the state.

Ayden Paxton has been fishing since he was 12 years old and soon the 2022 Crestview High School graduate will be taking his fishing skills to Webber International University in Babson Park where he will be a member of the Warrior fishing team.

City of Crestview joins in to celebrate Hospital Week

Hospital Week took place May 9 to May 13.

North Okaloosa Medical Center showed their support to their employees through a variety of events and activities held throughout the week, including a Carnival Day held on Tuesday May 10, Sweet Treats Day, breakfast, and gift bags.



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