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Dec 24, 2018

Cold night shelters to open at lower temperatures

CRESTVIEW — The following Crestview shelters open at 6 p.m. and close at 7 a.m. when temperatures are 40 degrees or below. Sunday: Lifepoint Church, 400 Ferdon Blvd. S, 682-3518. Monday: Helping …

Dec 24, 2018

You goat to try this yoga

CRESTVIEW — Emerald Coast Zoo and Gracie Simmons, owner of Grateful Hearts Yoga, are now offering yoga classes in the zoo with one unique addition — goats. Goat yoga became a national hit a few yea…

Dec 5, 2018

'People should not be dying on the streets cold'

CRESTVIEW — A local veterans motorcycle organization dedicated a bike night to raising donations for the homeless in Crestview. The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) chapter FL 20-11 , …

Nov 26, 2018

Deter mosquitos with these steps

CRESTVIEW — With the recent rains in the area, people may be having mosquito problems. However, northwest Florida has options to keep those tiny bloodsuckers at bay. Scott Bitterman of Okaloosa Cou…

Nov 23, 2018

How to cope with compassion fatigue

Caregivers are getting crunched. Those who must balance the needs of others with their own, plus manage family and work commitments often lead stressed, overwhelmed lives. They can suffer from compas…

Nov 23, 2018

Crestview Take Off Pounds Sensibly group hosts food drive

CRESTVIEW — Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter No. 0325 in Crestview recently held a food drive for donations to the church where they meet, the First United Baptist Church of Garden Grove three miles …

Oct 24, 2018

Crestview police Drug Take-Back scheduled Saturday

CRESTVIEW — The Crestview Police Department will accept unwanted or expired medication from the public. The CPD Community Services Division's drug take-back is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Walgree…

Oct 24, 2018

University of Florida researchers: new stem cell use could help defeat brain cancer

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida Health brain cancer researchers have discovered a new use of stem cells that could clear a revolutionary pathway to making immunotherapy drugs effective in treatin…

Oct 12, 2018

Cardiologist joins Sacred Heart Medical Group

CRESTVIEW — Cardiologist Martha Stewart M.D. has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. She will see patients from Sacred Heart Medical Group offices in Crestview, Pace and …

Sep 21, 2018

Lean on Me program evaluates disaster preparedness

FORT WALTON BEACH — Hurricanes and tropical storms can develop quickly in our area and the only way to successfully be ready is to have a plan before a storm becomes a threat. Severe weather can be c…