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Oct 24, 2012

Catholic Charities seeks Thanksgiving donations

FORT WALTON BEACH — Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida is preparing to provide Thanksgiving meals to nearly 200 local families in need.

Oct 23, 2012

Man accused of pushing woman into picnic table

A man with an injunction against him not only violated that injunction but pushed a woman into a picnic table, according to an Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrest report.

Oct 23, 2012

Woman charged with child neglect after meth lab found in home

CRESTVIEW — A 26-year-old woman was arrested after deputies found an active meth lab adjacent to a room with two young children.

Oct 22, 2012

Former TDC director bought car with county funds

FORT WALTON BEACH — Before the $710,000 yacht and the $747,000 home in Destin, former Okaloosa County TDC director Mark Bellinger had a Porsche.

Oct 22, 2012

Skaters could get a Crestview park

CRESTVIEW — The city’s skating fraternity could be Ollying, tail sliding and grinding in a city-run skateboard park if preliminary research by Public Works Director Wayne Steele bears fruit. Steele p…

Oct 22, 2012

Proposed charter vote is moot

After more than three years of effort to create a revised city charter and bring it before voters, an administrative error necessitated the city council voting to repeal the ordinance that placed the…

Oct 22, 2012

Man charged with DUI after hitting police vehicle

CRESTVIEW — A 25-year-old man was charged early Sunday with careless driving and driving under the influence after hitting a parked Crestview Police Department vehicle. According to the Florida Highw…

Oct 22, 2012

Local groups invited to Florida's 500th birthday

CRESTVIEW — Local organizations are invited to Florida’s 500th birthday bash next year. Viva Florida 500 commemorates the settling of America’s first European communities five centuries ago and local…

Oct 22, 2012

State plan sets goals for students based on race, ethnicity

FORT WALTON BEACH — Educating children can be a tricky business and that has never been more evident as many, including the governor, criticize the newest course set for Florida students.

Oct 19, 2012

Blue Jean Ball nets $28k for Covenant Hospice (VIDEO)

CRESTVIEW — Covenant Hospice has $28,000 extra that can cover various end-of-life care services after its Blue Jean Ball surpassed fundraising expectations, Lill Jennings, development specialist, sai…
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