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Apr 12, 2024

New MSCA director is ‘a nonprofit junkie’

Ahleshia Elliott, who began working for the nonprofit Main Street Crestview Association as its office assistant last September and then as its event coordinator around the start of this year, became the MSCA’s executive director on March 29.

Apr 11, 2024

Part of Main Street closes on Monday

To make way for Crestview’s Main Street renovation project, the portion of Main Street between Industrial Drive and East Woodruff Avenue will be closed starting on Monday, April 15.

Apr 11, 2024

Affordable apartments for seniors take shape on Aplin Road

Princeton Grove, a 107-unit apartment community for low-income seniors age 62 and older, could open this November at 475 Aplin Road in Crestview.

Apr 11, 2024

Student arrested after threatening to blow up Davidson Middle School

Fourteen-year-old Tayten Richard Cady, who is an Okaloosa online student and a former student of Davidson Middle School in Crestview, has been charged with making an electronic threat of a mass shooting/terrorist act.

Apr 11, 2024

Base access procedures to change in May

Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. – The 96th Security Forces Squadron will begin 100 percent identification checks for anyone accessing the installation in May.

Apr 10, 2024

Baker School to bid farewell to portable classrooms

By late 2026, Okaloosa County School District officials plan to have seven portable classroom units adjacent to the Baker School bus ramp replaced with an addition containing 12 permanent classrooms.

Apr 10, 2024

Navigating life’s balancing act

Hurlburt Field, Fla. – Balancing work and home life can be a challenge for many Airmen. Adding children to the mix can make it even more difficult, and for single parents, that’s another story.

Apr 10, 2024

Texas Roadhouse opens in May

The new Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Crestview will be open to the public for dinner on Monday, May 6, according to a company spokesperson.

Apr 9, 2024

Time to blast the skeeters!

Okaloosa County’s Mosquito Control technicians will begin night spraying operations countywide in mid-to-late April and early May, county officials said today.

Apr 9, 2024

Smoking/vaping is now outlawed at most of Twin Hills Park

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping in most parts of Crestview’s Twin Hills Park took effect immediately after being adopted by a majority of the City Council on Monday.
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