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The Richbourg School has a mission like no other in Crestview.

One of two in Okaloosa County, the Richbourg School is a K-12 program entirely for special needs students.


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Crestview celebrates the 4th

The City of Crestview and Main Street Crestview Association invite everyone to the city’s Fourth of July celebration on Monday, July 4, at Twin Hills Park in Crestview.

Festivities start at 3 p.m. with a fireworks display at 9 p.m.

Charter amendment reshapes 2022 Crestview election

Thanks to a charter overhaul in 2020, Joe Blocker and Shannon Hayes will end the longest single terms in Crestview City Council history campaigning against one another this fall to represent Precinct 1.

Commission puts six-month hold on Holt septage plant

After hearing from a number of concerned Holt residents about construction of a biosolids disposal plant near the Bone Creek Recreational Area, Okaloosa County commissioners put a six-month hold on any permitting action so county officials can study the matter.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

Washington – The Supreme Court on Friday ended constitutional protections for abortion that had stood in America for nearly a half-century. The decision by the court’s conservative majority overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few years […]

City employees to receive mid-year cost-of-living raises

Most Crestview city employees will soon see a little extra in their paychecks.

City Council, at last Monday’s meeting, approved a one-time $1,000 bonus and a 3% cost of living raise for all city workers below the “director” level.




Crestview boys basketball finishes summer workouts

It has been a summer of adjustment for the Crestview High School boys basketball team.

Since their home court is being replaced, the Bulldogs efforts to sharpen their skills for next season have been limited in their workouts and a June summer schedule of games at Choctaw High School.



Podcast creates connections for Crestview information officer

Nearly 70 episodes in, and Chance Leavins still treats every episode of his CivicView podcast like it’s the premiere.

“This is our doorway to building connections,” he explained, adding that every listener is someone not just interested, but invested, in the city of Crestview.


Local radio club joins in on field day

For more than 75 years, ham radio operators from around the world have set aside a day to test for emergency preparedness and to just connect with people from around the world.

Crestview’s North Okaloosa Amateur Radio Club (NORAC) took part in the exercise out of the Senior Center at Old Spanish Trail Park.

Volunteers needed to foster dogs

It didn’t take long for three dogs to find a new home on Saturday at the adoption event held by Min Pins and Mutts K-9 Rescue at Farm Supply in Crestview, but that’s not always the case.

Sometimes no dogs are adopted, but that doesn’t matter to Lisa Bruning, the founder and president of the organization, and her volunteers.

Local radio club joins in on field day

For more than 75 years, ham radio operators from around the world have set aside a day to test for emergency preparedness and to just connect with people from around the world.

Crestview’s North Okaloosa Amateur Radio Club (NORAC) took part in the exercise out of the Senior Center at Old Spanish Trail Park.

Volunteers needed to foster dogs

It didn’t take long for three dogs to find a new home on Saturday at the adoption event held by Min Pins and Mutts K-9 Rescue at Farm Supply in Crestview, but that’s not always the case.

Sometimes no dogs are adopted, but that doesn’t matter to Lisa Bruning, the founder and president of the organization, and her volunteers.



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