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6 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Motorcyclist airlifted after U.S. 331 wreck

A 49-year-old Freeport man was airlifted to Bay Medical Tuesday afternoon after losing control of his bike and being ejected.

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Related Topix: Freeport, FL

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

A DeFuniak Springs Man is Going to Prison for Setting a Home on Fire

A Walton County man is going to prison for at least 10 years and as much as 30 years for arson and burglary.

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Related Topix: De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL), Defuniak Springs, FL (De Funiak Springs, FL)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

County Wide Broadband Internet May Come to Walton County

"Our rural communities are not attractive enough for these telecommunication companies to invest in the infrastructure.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

What's SUP? 8 places to have a stand-up good time

When you stand up paddle board, you're not only exercising your whole body, but you can check out natural beauty at the same time.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Destin, FL, Navarre, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

It all adds up to ... the first day of school

Tomorrow is a big day for students in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. For the first time in at least five years, they will all return to the classroom on the same day.

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Related Topix: Okaloosa County, FL, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Anniversary of tragic bombing passes quietly

Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the tragic bombing of a family living in the Alaqua community in Walton County.

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Related Topix: De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL)

Northwest Florida Daily News

County held in contempt for not acting on permit application

Walton County has until Aug. 20 to accept or deny developer Tom Becnel's application for a building permit at Osprey Pointe subdivision in Sandestin.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. House of Representatives District 1

Who can vote? Registered Republican voters residing in Florida's 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Escambia, Santa Rosa and most of Okaloosa and Walton counties.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Okaloosa County, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs

Northwest Florida Daily News

Superintendent selection process on the ballot

Voters in Walton County could choose to change the way the superintendent of schools is selected.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Walton Sun

This week in Walton history

South Walton Utility Co. had only 168 sewer tps left until an expansion of the system was due in 1986.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Search Continues for Missing Walton Co.Teen

Walton County Sheriff's Officers are searching for a missing teen. 17 year old Daniella Aldrich of Santa Rosa Beach was last seen on Monday.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Three teens caught with alcohol in restaurant

Walton County Sheriff's deputies were called to the restaurant on Aug. 10 for underage drinkers, according to the arrest report.

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Related Topix: Miramar Beach, FL, Family, Teenagers

WJHG-TV Panama City

South Walton Football Players get Gift from Local Foundation

On August 29th, 2008, Niceville sophomore wide receiver Taylor Haugen collided with two Fort Walton Beach football players during a preseason classic.

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Related Topix: Niceville, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL, Okaloosa County, FL

Northwest Florida Daily News

Woman charged after lawmen find thousands of pills in duffel bag

A 50-year-old woman was arrested last week after deputies found nearly 4,000 pills in a duffel bag during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Ebro, FL, Washington County, FL

Northwest Florida Daily News

Walton County School Board

Who can vote? All voters registered in Walton County. What's next? The winner takes office in the fall.

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Related Topix: De Funiak Springs, FL (Defuniak Springs, FL), Defuniak Springs, FL (De Funiak Springs, FL), Education Etc.

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Walton High School Offers New High-Tech Program

For nearly five years Walton High School Principal Russell Hughes has been working closely with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to bring their program to Walton County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

WJHG-TV Panama City

Walton County Commissioners Plan to Discuss Storm Water Improvements

Last month, Commissioner Bill Imfeld came up with the idea to take $500,000 from the general fund reserve and put it towards storm water improvements for the county.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Walton Co. Leads the State in June Job Growth Rates

County Economic Development leaders say Walton County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, and the county is continuing to create jobs in the area.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man charged with permanently disfiguring victim with box cutter

A 37-year-old man is charged with cutting a second man with a box cutter, causing the man to need seven staples.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Primary election will determine the future course for counties

There's a lot at stake when voters go to the polls on Aug. 26 - or before, if they're early voters.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Okaloosa County, FL

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