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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 $149,000 which is roughly $96/per square foot. More Fort Walton Beach information.

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5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Woman charged with stealing Duck Dynasty sunglasses

A 28-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman is accused of trying to shoplift a pair of Duck Dynasty style sunglasses from Dodge's Store.

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13 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

All the world's a stage ... maybe Navarre too, someday

Stacey Albaugh is on a mission to bring more arts to the Navarre area. As a former theater major at the University of West Florida, Albaugh has spent most of the past 20 years performing in local productions in Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach.

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14 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Bill Gates is not evil; it just feels that way sometimes

Q: Help, Bill Gates has me prisoner! The other day my 'puter did its usual Windows 7 update and downloaded a bunch of stuff Bill thinks I need.

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19 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Former Niceville man indicted for tax fraud

A 62-year-old former Niceville business owner has been indicted in federal court on charges of filing false individual and corporate tax returns.

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Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

Ready for anything'

As a special forces soldier, Sgt. 1st Class Lamar Estridge has spent a lot of time traveling the world supporting his country.

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Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

New rule for cooking with wine

It used to be that people believed that a wine that was undrinkable was perfectly acceptable to be used in cooking.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Buzzworthy: what to do, where to go, who to see

Want a few suggestions for what to do, where to go and who to see? You'll find them here each week.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Okaloosa residents to see drop in school tax rate

The proposed tax rate levied by Okaloosa County Schools is slightly lower than last year.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Mama Sherry's Pizza Wings and Things is on Harbor Boulevard in Destin.

Try this at home: Go into a dark room, utter the words "dinner in Destin" and take out your credit card.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Enjoy family friendly movies by moonlight

Nighttime is no excuse to end your summer fun - even if you have little ones. Enjoy the warm summer night while watching family friendly movies that appeal to young and old.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WCTV Tallahassee

Nine Sentenced for Filing Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims

Pamela C. Marsh, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced today that nine individuals have been sentenced in federal court in the past two months for filing false claims with the Gulf Coast Claims Facility related to the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

4 FWB residents among 9 convicted of defrauding BP

Four Fort Walton Beach residents were among nine Gulf Coast residents convicted of filing fraudulent claims after the 2010 BP oil spill.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Sheriff closer than ever to getting TDC money for budget

For the past few years, Sheriff Larry Ashley has pushed to use bed tax money to pay for beach and marine patrols in Destin and on Okaloosa Island.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

2 Okaloosa men nabbed in sex sting

Two area men were caught in a child sex sting last week in Escambia County, according to a press release from Escambia County Sheriff's Office.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Boardwalk funds could come in August

A pedestrian-friendly waterfront soon could stretch from Brooks Bridge to Sound Park.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man accused of trespassing to avoid bad weather

A 60-year-old man was arrested for trespassing after going into a park he'd previously been told to leave, saying he was just trying to avoid the bad weather.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Who says romance is dead?

A 29-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is charged with taking four pairs of women's pants from Walmart and one pair from Kohls, telling deputies they were for his girlfriend.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Man charged with battery after trying to pull woman off toilet

A 29-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is charged with trying to pull a woman off the toilet after being kicked out of her house the night before.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

New hotel set to open next month

Major construction is finished. The paint is dry. Furniture has been delivered. The first TownePlace Suites in Northwest Florida is scheduled to open Aug. 15. "Fort Walton Beach is going to have the newest and best representative of the Marriott brand right here at the foot of the Shalimar bridge," said John Birr, general manager of the TownePlace ... (more)

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Struggle over keys results in shots fired, man's arrest

Bradley Charles Cauthron tried to shoot a man during a struggle over a set of keys, authorities say.

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