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  1. Walton firefighters save dogs from Paxton house fire (PHOTOS) Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A structure fire in Paxton led to the rescue of five family pets by Walton County Fire Rescue and Florala Fire Department.


  2. Need a 9mm with that prescription? Florala Pharmacy aims to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    While that combination may seem outrageous to some, a drugstore in Florala, Alabama, is building a reputation as a pharmacy that also sells guns.


  3. Fire damages home in PaxtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... one of their two dogs, but the other one died in the blaze. Crews from Walton County Fire Rescue and the Florala and Lockhart, Alabama, fire departments battled the blaze for more than 90 minutes before it was ...


  4. Ulysses MillerRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    Ulysses was born on December 22, 1919 in Florala, AL to Amon Francis Miller and Exie Magaline Miller and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired longshoreman and farmer and was a member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville, FL.


  5. Police: Alabama man captured in Florida after fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Police say a man who shot a South Carolina man during an argument at an Alabama restaurant has been charged with murder. Florala police Chief Sonny Bedsole tells news outlets 24-year-old Mobile resident Phillip George Parker was arrested during a traffic stop in Walton County, Florida on Sunday hours after fleeing the Huddle House restaurant where he shot 31-year-old Spartanburg resident Tekevious Darrell Best.


  6. Shooting Suspect in CustodyRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    On Sunday, March 4, the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation responded to a firearm assault in Florala at the request of Florala Police Chief Sonny Bedsole. At approximately 11:58 a.m., the Florala Police Department received reports of a firearm assault in the parking lot of the Huddle House Restaurant, 1076 3rd St. When officers arrived, they found Tekevious Best, 31, of Spartanburg, S.C., suffering from what is believed to be multiple gunshot wounds.


  7. 29 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Walton Sun

    According to a press release from the Walton County Sheriff's Office, just before 12:30 p.m., WCSO was called in to assist Covington County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Bureau of Investigations, Opp Police Department and Florala Police Department following a shooting in the parking lot of the Huddle House in Florala. Phillip George Parker, 24, was quickly identified as the suspect and a BOLO was issued to neighboring counties.


  8. Alabama suspect in Sunday homicide arrested in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A shooting Sunday near the Alabama-Florida line resulted in a multi-agency manhunt that ended with the rapid arrest of an Alabama man in Florida. Phillip George Parker, 24, was arrested by the Walton County Sheriff's Office after being notified shortly after noon of a fatal shooting at the Huddle House restaurant in Florala.


  9. Man charged with murder after shooting outside Florala Huddle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The charges are related to a fatal shooting that took place in the parking lot of the Huddle House around noon, Bedsole said. The shooting was the result of an argument over a domestic situation between Parker and the victim, Tekevious Darrell Best.


  10. Phillip George ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police in the southeast Alabama city of Florala say a man is facing a murder charge after a shooting outside a Huddle House restaurant over the weekend. Phillip George Parker, 24, of Mobile, is facing one charge of murder, according to Florala Police Chief Sonny Bedsole, following the death of 31-year-old Spartanburg, S.C., resident Tekevious Darrell Best.


  11. Cancer Freeze at Lake Jackson raises $60,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    ... it is today," said Jennifer Davidson, co-founder of Cancer Freeze. The event was held at beautiful Lake Jackson in Florala throughout the day last Saturday, Feb. 3. Participants who wished could make a donation and ski, wakeboard, or tube around the ...


  12. S.R. 85 crash hospitalizes two with serious, critical injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Two people from Florala, Alabama, are hospitalized with serious injuries following a New Year's Day crash on State Road 85. According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, David L. Vickers was driving on S.R. 85 near Plympton Road in Okaloosa County at the time of the 3:54 p.m. crash.


  13. Edwards, Travis J. "T.J."Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    TRAVIS J. 'T.J.' EDWARDS, 81 WINTER HAVEN - Travis J. 'T.J.' Edwards, age 81, passed away November 19, 2017 in Winter Haven. Born October 12, 1936 in Florala, AL, he was the son of the late Julian V. and Bessie Edwards.


  14. Lowest high pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Walton Sun

    ... new places. There really would be no other reason to make a stop on this county highway just two miles southeast of Florala, Alabama. Hawaii's high point, Mauna Kea (13,800 feet), is usually at the top of most highpointers' bucket lists. Deby said a ...


  15. Lester PhillipsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    Mr. Lester Phillips, of Florala passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 in the Chautaugua Nursing Facility. He was 85. Mr. Phillips worked as a logger most of his life.


  16. Foye Mae WaidRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... and Forrest Waid (Melissa) of Jasper; sister, Frances Settles of Crestview, Fla.; brother, Roland Jordan (Yvonne) of Florala, Ala; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren, with one on the way.


  17. Birmingham's Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED opens $5M distribution center in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... center and administrative offices. The facility will serve Okaloosa and Walton counties in Florida, as well as Florala in Alabama. It serves more than 1,600 retail and on-premise customers, and the company estimates it will deliver 3 million cases ...


  18. A Coke and smileRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The Coca-Cola Co. has had a presence in Valparaiso since 1973, and officials hope the new plant will allow the soda giant to better serve its customers in Okaloosa and Walton counties and Florala, Alabama.


  19. Help wanted to honor forgotten veterans in Pine River cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... dedicated veterans section. A Kenneth Degroot is on record for paying dues to the local Legion until 1999 from Florala, Ala. A 2000 phone book records a Kenneth D. Degroot in Florala, possibly connecting Degroot to a Kenneth Donald Degroot born in ...


  20. Help Officers Locate this SuspectRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2017 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Florala Alabama Police Officer's are needing your help locating a suspect in a shooting that occurred Friday morning, Aug. 25, on 7th Avenue in Florala around 10 a.m. The suspect was last seen operating a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix, blue/grey in color, 4-door, with Alabama license plate # 5512AH6. Suspect's name is Alex Daniels, DOB 1979 , 5'8" - 150lbs.


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