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Apr 12, 2023

Groundbreaking held for affordable housing project

Housing Trust Group (HTG), one of the nation’s largest developers of affordable housing, and AM Affordable Housing, a non-profit founded by NBA Hall of Famer and Miami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning, have closed on financing and commenced construction on a new Crestview project.

Mar 24, 2023

Fishing for members

A local fishing club is casting its lines out for more members to join in on the fun and monthly tournament adventures. “We want to grow the club and have more members,” said Colin Martin, club president. “More members mean more fun.”

Mar 17, 2023

Here’s the scoop on the Crestview library’s newest exhibit

America’s favorite frozen treat is the focus of a cool display currently at the Crestview Public Library through March. From cartons and root beer float mugs to just about everything else ice creamy, the library lobby is full of yummy memorabilia. From the vast collections of residents Wanda and Mark Hulion comes a diverse array of ice cream-related serving dishes, vintage packages, signs, churns and almost 70 assorted scoops.

Mar 13, 2023

Thrill of the small track in Crestview

A steady hum fills the air early on a Thursday morning on a plot of land not far from North Okaloosa Medical Center. One of the best kept secrets in town might also be one of the top recreation destinations. If you don’t already know, the City of Crestview has a remote-control racetrack that is open to the public at no cost.

Mar 1, 2023

Shining a light on crime

The Crestview community has united once again to shine a light on crime and come together as one, while also getting a little bit of exercise. The fourth annual Unity Flashlight Walk took place the evening of Feb. 25. The event was started by Crestview Police Chief Stephen McCosker, who joined the department in 2019.

Feb 21, 2023

Alaqua opens new facility with month-long celebration

Alaqua Animal Refuge recently announced the formal opening of its new, one-of-a-kind facility, located at 155 Dugas Way in Freeport, and invites the community to celebrate the momentous occasion with a month-long celebration of events titled “Celebrate! Alaqua” beginning March 4.

Jan 31, 2023

FPL donates $5,000 to Okaloosa County School District

A donation by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) will enhance the summer camp experience for rising fifth-graders to help spark interest in coding, construction, biomedical, automotive, welding, culinary, entrepreneurship, digital design and cosmetology.

Jan 24, 2023

Crestview Library getting crafty in new year

The new year brings new changes and projects to check out at the Crestview Library, including a space for crafting, classes and tax support. The library is adding a new Maker Space section that will consist of new counters and cabinets funded by Councilwoman Cynthia Brown’s special project fund.

Jan 17, 2023

A special day of basketball

A group of special athletes will never score a touchdown for the Crestview Bulldogs or Baker Gators. They will never know the feeling of hitting the game-winning home run for their high school baseball team.

Jan 10, 2023

City of Crestview has big plans for 2023

The start of a new year is an ideal time to look back at the past 12 months while also looking ahead at plans and goals for the next 12. The Crestview News Bulletin reached out to the City of Crestview to do just that.