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Animal Cruelty Rescue
Alaqua Animal Refuge, in conjunction with the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), removed a total of nine horses from a residence in Holt on Thursday and Friday of this past week resulting in an open investigation for abuse and neglect.

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Seven developments coming to Baker

Seven targeted developments are coming to Baker, three of which are on Buck Ward Rd. Clyde Lewis, a
Baker resident, raised concerns about infrastructure capacity if the developments are approved.

Baker is an unincorporated area just north of Crestview that is mostly rural with most residents living on acreage.

Crestview man arrested on drug trafficking charges

Jerry Antonio Blackshear, of Williams Ave., in Crestview, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with resisting an officer without violence, possession of cocaine, trafficking in fentanyl, trafficking amphetamine, and drug equipment possession.

Splash Time! Splash Park opens on North Wilson Street

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Crestview.

The splash park on North Wilson Street opened last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by city, county and community leaders from civic organizations and businesses.

City Council approves proposed lower millage rate

For the first time in seven years, the Crestview City Council has approved a reduction in the proposed millage rate.

Six stores announced for Crestview Commons

The City of Crestview recently confirmed that six stores will be calling the Crestview Commons home.

Aldi, Ulta, Marshall’s, Five Below, Burlington’s Coat Factory, and Chili’s are all set to become a part of the long-awaited shopping complex, which will be located off Highway 85 just north of Interstate 10.




Williams heading back to Paxton

Some things are just too good to pass up.

Such was the case for Steve Williams when he made the decision to step away from his position as girls basketball coach and PE teacher at Crestview High School to return to Paxton School.



Okaloosa 4-H holds summer camp

Okaloosa County 4-H had their third camp of the summer, and it was the adventure of a lifetime!

Youth ages 5-7 gathered to learn about culture, try new foods, play games from around the world and make new friends.


Splash Time! Splash Park opens on North Wilson Street

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Crestview.

The splash park on North Wilson Street opened last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by city, county and community leaders from civic organizations and businesses.

Group bringing theater back to Crestview

Crestview is not without its cultural side. A host of city-supported events, festivals and parades abound.

Active parks and rec program? Check. City-owned golf course? Check. A city museum will open in the coming weeks. There is even a community band and community choir.

Splash Time! Splash Park opens on North Wilson Street

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Crestview.

The splash park on North Wilson Street opened last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by city, county and community leaders from civic organizations and businesses.

Group bringing theater back to Crestview

Crestview is not without its cultural side. A host of city-supported events, festivals and parades abound.

Active parks and rec program? Check. City-owned golf course? Check. A city museum will open in the coming weeks. There is even a community band and community choir.



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