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The night IMPACT 100 chose its first grant recipient, then-president Michelle Anchors knew it would be able to enlist more members and funding the following year.
State budget appropriations of $1.75 million and $500,000 for the Okaloosa County Health Department and $85,635 for the Okaloosa County Library Cooperative have been flagged as legislative "turkeys" by Florida TaxWatch.
A 29-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the state attorney's office.
Catching predators who sexually abuse children, take video of the acts and put the graphic images on the Internet for the world to view isn't easy.
The 34-year-old man shot by an Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday during a traffic stop told lawmen he was "under the influence of numerous narcotics," according to an Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office news release.
"It's an amazing project," Destin Mayor Sam Seevers said Wednesday. "It just speaks volumes about the partnerships we have between the city and the county and the residents." Destin and Okaloosa County officials will celebrate the project's completion at 10 a.m. Friday at Jetty East Condominium Resort.
The first annual Anthony Forgione Memorial SWAT Competition will be held during National Police Week., according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
The ladies of the Okaloosa County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority celebrated the organization's 100th anniversary in January.
Thomas "Gerry" Rangeley, 56, of Gonzales, died at North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Fla., after being shot once in the chest by a rifle, according to a news release from the Okaloosa County, Fla., Sheriff's Office.
A new Memphis-based airline has announced plans to offer direct flights between Destin Airport and cities around the Southeast.
Voters on Tuesday emphatically denied the Destin Fire Control District's request to increase its millage cap to 3.75 mills, the maximum the state allows.
The Okaloosa County School Board decided Monday to start accepting bids for the 10.72-acre property and 65,152-square-foot building at 720 Essex Road.
Residents living on or near McCauley Road in Baker and interested citizens are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the use of a Municipal Service Taxing Unit , for private roadway improvements.
Thomas "Gerry" Rangeley, who died Sunday morning at North Okaloosa Medical Center from a single gunshot wound to the chest, was shot by his brother-in-law, Burton Terry Todd, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.