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  1. Mr. Mike's expands with new busRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Walton Sun

    McIntosh attributes his overwhelming success to being local, independent, not a big conglomerate, and dependable with first-class equipment and personnel. "It's becoming more and more popular," he said.

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  2. Allegiant plans year-round base at VPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Walton Sun

    The airline will also announce Tuesday plans to hire pilots, flight attendants, maintenance technicians and ground personnel locally, plus the addition of five new routes of service. Allegiant will announce plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport on Tuesday.

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  3. Warm, dry weather follows weekend of thunderstormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Da'Vel Johnson, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said some areas along the coast - including Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Navarre - will have to put up with scattered showers Tuesday and Wednesday before a near-perfect forecast for Thursday. "Areas farther north, like Niceville, might not see any rain," Johnson said.

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  4. For Gaetz, growing media profile is part of the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Walton Sun

    "It's far more uncomfortable to offer thoughts on myself and me being in the media more. I like talking about the news more than being the news."

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  5. Schools Scoops: Wanted: gently used prom attireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Walton Sun

    If you have gently used prom dresses, tuxedos or other formal wear in your closet, please consider donating the pieces to Fort Walton Beach High School Resource Officer Deputy Jenna Oliver. In other FWBHS news, the Emerald Coast Exchange Club named Waylon Steele as its January Youth of the Month recipient, based on success in and out of school.

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  6. Reported fish kills way upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Dead fish showing up in the Destin harbor isn't necessarily an unusual thing for one of the busiest fishing hubs in North America. But after an unusually high number of dead Jack Crevalle fish began showing up in shallow waters of the harbor earlier this week, some anglers and wildlife officials are left wondering what is causing them to die in such large swaths.

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  7. Sinfonia announces call for student musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Walton Sun

    The Sinfonia Youth Orchestra program is the premier training orchestra in Northwest Florida and consists of more than 50 students who participate in a variety of ensembles that perform throughout the school year in one of two ensembles - The Sinfonietta Strings or the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra. Sinfonietta String's membership is open to developing string players with at least two years of lessons or recommendations from their music teachers.

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  8. School Scoops: Elliott Point promotes literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Walton Sun

    To celebrate Literacy Week, Elliott Point Elementary School hosted its annual Read-a-Rama Pajama Night on Tuesday. Families enjoyed food and the Scholastic Book Fair.

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  9. New beginners class brings art to the WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Beginning Art Class for students aged 14 and up will take students through a new technique of Bible journaling using illustrations. This new technique features watercolor wax art tools that are utilized to create vivid, beautiful images directly on the pages while still allowing the artist to view the Word beneath.

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  10. Volunteers sought for homeless helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Walton Sun

    On Thursday, Jan. 18, One Hopeful Place will have a volunteer orientation for anyone interested in lending their efforts to the local homeless shelter. The orientation will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and is for anyone who is currently volunteering or wishes to volunteer in the future.

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  11. BLOTTER: Man with 'something' in his backpack arrested on multiple drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Walton Sun

    A Fort Walton Beach man was arrested on multiple drug charges after deputies who pulled him over for a broken tail light found drugs and paraphernalia. The 33-year-old man was pulled over in Miramar Beach for his passenger tail light being “inoperable,” according to a Walton County Sheriff's Office arrest report.

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  12. Panhandle residents should brace for bitter coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Weather experts are warning Northwest Florida residents to brace for potentially bitter cold settling in around New Year's Eve and lasting throughout next week. Don Shepherd, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mobile, Alabama, said Thursday that models were showing the potential for nighttime temperatures to dip into the high 20s in coastal areas and low to mid-20s inland beginning Tuesday.

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  13. School Scoops: Liza Jackson shines in academics, danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Early in December, Liza Jackson Preparatory School's academic team placed first in the Destin tournament. Team members included Katrina Leon, Rachel Allen, Olin Wolfgram, Emily Wood, Henry Vu and Cooper Bailey, with coaches Abby Marrs and Jay Lyles.

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  14. Away in a mangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Walton Sun

    When they're not away in a manger during a live Nativity scene in Fort Walton Beach, the animals of Bethlehem graze on a cozy farm just north of Interstate 10. On a chilly Friday morning, farm manager Josh Nelson and his dog Rusty walk around Rocking B-A-B Ranch, which is owned by retired Fort Walton Beach doctor Billy Buckelew and his wife Jane. The farm is home to an array of sheep, camels, goats, horses and cows along with some more exotic animals like peafowl, wallabies, ring-tailed lemurs and hedgehogs.

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  15. Diehard skywatchers may catch a snowflake tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Walton Sun

    The best chance of a "wintry mix" drifting down on this part of the world is late tonight or early Saturday morning, weather forecasters say. The best chance of a "wintry mix" drifting down on this part of the world is late tonight or early Saturday morning.

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  16. Widespread freeze expected overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Walton Sun

    The chance of freezing conditions hitting Northwest Florida has been heightened as the National Weather Service has elevated a Freeze Watch to a Freeze Warning from 6 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. Temperatures will drop into the upper-20s and low-30s across the Watch area, which extends from Mobile to Walton County.

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  17. Thousands expected at Trump rally in PensacolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Walton Sun

    As President Donald Trump plans to make his first appearance in Northwest Florida since ascending to the presidency in January, thousands of people are expected to fill the Pensacola Bay Center for his rally at 7 p.m. Friday. Trump's team announced the rally last weekend in an area where he enjoyed feverish support during his presidential campaign.

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  18. Will it snow? Wintry mix predicted for Emerald CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Walton Sun

    "If the moisture hangs around long enough, you could see the wintry mix late Friday afternoon into Friday evening," said meteorologist Eric Esbensen. The National Weather Service says temperatures are likely to dip into the upper 40 degrees Friday afternoon.

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  19. Will it snow? Wintery mix predicted for Emerald CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Walton Sun

    "If the moisture hangs around long enough, you could see the wintry mix late Friday afternoon into Friday evening," said meteorologist Eric Esbensen.  The National Weather Service says temperatures are likely to dip into the upper 40 degrees Friday afternoon. And, by Friday evening, they will drop even lower into the upper 30 degrees.

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  20. Guest Column: 'Tis the season of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Walton Sun

    December … the season of giving. Many people give in some way all year round, while others only during the “season” of giving.

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