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Fort Walton Beach, Florida is located in Okaloosa County. Zip codes in Fort Walton Beach, FL include 32547, 32548, and 32549. The median home price in Fort Walton Beach is $165,000 which is roughly $97/per square foot. More Fort Walton Beach information.

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Local news for Fort Walton Beach, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Man accused of prowling with burglarious tools

A 19-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is charged with prowling through a neighborhood with items deputies believe he intended to use as burglary tools.

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7 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Man accused of getting into driver's seat of vehicle with beer in hand

A 38-year-old Pensacola man is charged with resisting officers who witnessed him getting into his vehicle with an open bottle of beer in his hand.

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16 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

Okaloosa Authorities Need Your Help Locating Missing Endangered Adult

He was wearing blue jeans and a brown T-shirt with the words "I'm Awesome" in yellow letters.

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20 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Enjoy our beaches, much more during unofficial end to summer

After I'd finished today's cover story package, it occurred to me that I had forgotten to include the most obvious way to spend this lovely, long holiday weekend: Go to the beach.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Clearing begins for new downtown project

Work on the Landmark Center has finally begun. Land clearing at the Landmark Center site started on Saturday and resumed Wednesday after taking a few days off.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Science Center to buy Senior Center

The City Council has agreed to sell the Creative Senior Center on Memorial Parkway to the Emerald Coast Science Center for $462,000.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Man convicted of attack on elderly man

A 33-year-old man has been convicted of attacking a then-77-year-old man outside the Sun Plaza Movie Theater on Mary Esther Cut-Off.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man charged after telling police - just arrest me'

A 57-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is facing charges after allegedly greeting police with the words "just arrest me" after they were called for a disturbance.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Heads Rolled': Goodwin unseats Amunds

Local attorney Trey Goodwin defeated incumbent Don Amunds and Henry Kelley on Tuesday in a hotly contested race for the District 4 seat on the Okaloosa County Commission.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Live Blog: Local election results

Bob Cole, who has trailed all night to Jim Melvin, now leads 50.24 percent to 49.76 percent with 40 of 41 precincts reported.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Woman indicted in death of newborn

A 29-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman was indicted Monday in the February 2014 death of her newborn infant.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man accused of refusing to leave roof of business

A 25-year-old Crestview man is charged with refusing to come off the roof of Tattoos Forever, despite employee and police requests.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Educator's Special Olympics legacy lives on

Note to readers : This series recognizes people who make a difference in their communities.

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Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Online Tenant Screening: A Recipe for Success

For busy landlords and property management companies alike, screening prospective tenants can feel like a full-time job.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Man charged with filing false statement

A 35-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is accused of providing a false statement to police three days after filing a statement that he had been a victim.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Hundreds Honor Fallen Soldier

In Fort Walton Beach, hundreds of people spent Sunday afternoon outside a funeral home supporting the family and friends of a fallen soldier.

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CNN

Hundreds Gathered to Honor and Defend SFC Harrison, Westboro Church No Show

Hundreds Gathered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Sunday to honor and defend Fort Walton native SFC Harrison killed in action earlier this month.

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CNN

Fwd: Marie Has Spawned Into a Category 4 Hurricane with Sustained Winds of Up Too 150 Miles Per Hou

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Florida Trend

Domi Station, with 30 startups leasing space, opened in May.

Domi Station, a newly renovated urban incubator and co-working space, opened to entrepreneurs when Domi Ventures, a private partner with ties to venture capital, partnered with Leon County government.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man accused of hiding marijuana near off-duty cop

An 18-year-old Cabot, Ark., man is accused of trying to hide a jar of marijuana in some bushes near an off-duty Fort Walton Beach police officer.

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