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Sep 13, 2022

Look closely at open enrollment choices

Once again, it’s the season for football games and back-to-school activities.

And if you work for a medium-size or large employer, it will soon be open enrollment season – the time of year when you can review your employee benefits and make changes as needed. What areas should you focus on?


Aug 24, 2022

LHS falls to Jay in volleyball home opener

A promising start for the Laurel Hill volleyball team against Jay on Tuesday was not a sign of things to come. The Hoboes took the first set from the Royals 25-18, but lost the next three sets 19-25, 17-25, 9-25 as Jay took the match 3-1.

Aug 20, 2022

Crestview tangles with Escambia in Kickoff Classic

The scoreboard at Jack Foster Stadium remained unlit Thursday night as Crestview hosted Escambia in the 2022 Kickoff Classic. In what can’t be described as a game and maybe not even a controlled scrimmage, the Bulldogs and Gators battled for 90 minutes without scores being tallied on the scoreboard or the ball going over on downs. But there was no mistaking the teams were playing football even if the scoreboard never came into play.

Aug 18, 2022

Crestview man’s quest for tool leads to bloody fight, arrest

Crestview Police found a bloody scene when they responded to a call on Aug. 16 involving two men, a woman and a mechanic’s tool.

Aug 12, 2022

Panthers pounce on Mustangs

Some of the great rivalries in sports include the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox, Alabama-Auburn, Crestview-Niceville and, at the local middle school level, Davidson-Shoal River. The Panthers traveled across town on Thursday night to take on the Mustangs in preseason football action. And while Shoal River is coming off the 2021 Okaloosa County Championship, it was Davidson that looks to be a front runner in 2022.

Aug 11, 2022

Like father, like son, Connor Williams named CHS girls basketball coach

Connor Williams is living proof of the old saying that an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Connor is the son of longtime girls basketball coach Steve Williams, who recently left Crestview to rejoin Paxton and coach the Lady Bobcats.

Jun 28, 2022

Gators looking for improvement on hardwood

Coming off a couple of seasons with only two wins, Baker’s girls basketball team is working hard to turn things around this season.

Head coach Chelsea Medley has a long list of where she wants to see team improvement.


Jan 26, 2022

Dante exhibit coming to Crestview Library

A free exhibition of works taken from Dante’s “Divine Comedy” will run Feb. 12 through March 11. It is the second public exhibit of the collection, which debuted locally at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College’s Niceville campus in November.