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Her vehicle and another were involved in the crash, but she was the only one injured, said Capt.
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"We knew there was a need for something like this," said Dave Hicks, manager of Navarre Family Watersports.
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While the fight over legalizing medical marijuana is heading toward a vote this fall, an army of parents is winning the battle over a specialized form of pot that can treat people who have debilitating seizures .
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Brice Horwell never planned on being a volunteer with Covenant Hospice. But at the urging of his son, he completed the training and gave it a try.
An elderly man accidently drove over a fire hydrant Sunday evening, flooding the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Robinwood Drive with hundreds of gallons of water.
"First thing you have to know is this is not your grandma's knitting," said Ellen Dixon, owner of Unwind, The Yarn Shop in downtown Fort Walton Beach.
The top winners of area Cub Scout pack Pinewood Derbys competed Saturday in the Choctawhatchee District championships at the Santa Rosa Mall.
They mow their lawns, keep their pets confined and raise well-behaved, quiet children.
Seven people were injured in a two-vehicle traffic crash on Beal Parkway and Lewis Street on Saturday morning, according to Ocean City-Wright firefighters.
TALLAHASSEE _ A bill that could increase the speed limit on some Florida roads got a favorable review from a state House subcommittee this week.
The artwork of selected students from four Okaloosa County high schools and three middle schools was recognized Thursday during the Van Porter Art Show at the Arts & Design Society of Fort Walton Beach.
Okaloosa County students will soon have new equipment for a favored activity. The Okaloosa County School Board has entered into an agreement with the Florida Department of Education to bring 34 new, traveling bicycles to its students.
ShayCore Enterprises of Jacksonville was among three North Florida businesses honored by the state Thursday for creating jobs.
Last week's fatal fire at a home on Gardner Drive is still under investigation. Firefighters were called to the one-story, white brick home Feb. 27, where they found 89-year-old Waltraud "Wally" Guerra unconscious in her living room.
The City Council will vote Tuesday to fill its Seat 4 vacancy. The seat was vacated by Trey Goodwin, who announced in November that he was stepping down to move outside the city limits and run for Okaloosa County Commission District 2. The city's charter states that only a sitting council member can nominate a resident to fill a seat.