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  1. Storm-related announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Walton Sun

    Because of a large number of evacuees, Okaloosa County is asking anyone who intends to seek shelter at Raider Arena to bring an air mattress with them. All of the county's cots already are being utilized and bringing an air mattress will help keep members of the community from sleeping on the floor.

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  2. 7th Group soldier indicted on cocaine chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Walton Sun

    EGLIN AFB - An Army 7th Special Forces Group soldier faces trial next month in U.S. District Court in Pensacola on two counts of conspiring in the trafficking of cocaine. Master Sgt.

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  3. Gordon leaves soggy imprint on PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Heavy rain and thunderstorms affected most of Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties Wednesday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon made its way north. Gordon was just shy of hurricane force strength as it made landfall near Pascagoula, Mississippi, at 70 mph near midnight Tuesday.

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  4. A traditional Catholic Latin Mass is offered in a chapel in Miramar BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Walton Sun

    The ancient words - "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen."

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  5. Three seriously injured in Walton crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Two drivers and a passenger were seriously injured Friday morning after a three-car pileup on U.S. Highway 98 near Marie Drive. Logan Bullock, 28 of Pensacola, was driving west on U.S. 98 when he failed to slow for traffic and ran into the back of 68-year-old George Kavaliauskas of Santa Rosa Beach, according to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol.

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  6. School Scoops: Welding, weather in Santa Rosa School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Walton Sun

    Locklin Technical Center, the career training facility in Santa Rosa County, has four of its school district students participating in an internship with Universal Fabricators near Pensacola. Daniel Castillo, Ashton Majors, Mitch McGee and Garrett Megela serve as welder helpers, assisting the journeyman welders in tasks ranging from welding to cleaning.

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  7. Walton father found guilty of infant son's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Walton Sun

    The father of a 2-month old son who died after being shaken violently has been found guilty of second-degree murder by a Walton County jury. According to authorities, in December of 2015, the then-26-year-old brought his infant son to a Mossy Head gas station and called 911.

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  8. UWF president talks about her goals for the schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Walton Sun

    University of West Florida President Martha Saunders is planning the school's next 50 years following its golden jubilee.  Saunders sat down with the Northwest Florida Daily News recently to discuss her first year as president and what, exactly, is planned for the future of the university, which is based in Pensacola but has a campus in Fort Walton Beach. Q: How did you come to serve as the University of West Florida's president? A: You may not know that I got my professional start at the University of West Florida.

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  9. School Scoops: South Walton students learn about nursingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Walton Sun

    To see lessons in practice, the South Walton High School Health Science Academy students completed bio-hazardous waste cleanup, first-aid, basic life support CPR and clinical rotations at Somerby Assisted Living Facility during the students' Nursing 3 course. In other health science news, student Austin Kisner received Lifeguard Rookie of the year from the South Walton Fire District.

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  10. 'Fearless redneck' to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Walton Sun

    SANTA ROSA BEACH - A self-described "fearless redneck" is being recognized in the Congressional Record for his hurricane relief efforts. Christian Oakes also will be honored Monday in Pensacola by Rep. Matt Gaetz, who represents Northwest Florida in Congress.

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  11. 8 men busted in Walton child sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Walton Sun

    A five-day sex sting operation orchestrated by the Walton County Sheriff's Office last week resulted in the arrests of eight men for trying to have sex with underage boys and girls. According to a press release from WCSO, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force monitored smartphone applications and online ads to go "hunting for sexual offenders in our area" in an operation they dubbed "Paladin's Shield."

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  12. 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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  13. UPDATES: Panhandle braces for deep freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Walton Sun

    As a winter storm creeps across the eastern United States with eyes on Northwest Florida, local officials began issuing advisories, announcing closures and taking precautionary measures throughout the day Tuesday. The storm is expected to send temperatures plunging into the low 20s overnight Tuesday, and bring with it a strong chance of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

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

    Dec 7, 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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  16. Retired veterans give area edge in economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Walton Sun

    On Saturday, Americans paused to honor the men and women who have dedicated parts of their lives to military service to this country. But veterans' service doesn't end when they hang up their uniforms.

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  17. $10,000 in prizes awarded to 31 artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Walton Sun

    On a sunny fall weekend, the Emerald Coast arts scene sparkled a little brighter as 28 local and regional artists who ventured to the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast to exhibit in the 22nd annual Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Festival of the Arts were awarded $10,000 in cash art prize awards honors. The two-day signature art celebration held Oct. 28 and 29 in the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin featured exhibits of more than 200 artists from across the United States and Europe showcasing a diverse palette of artistic styles in 22 different art mediums.

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  18. 5 men charged for trying to hook up with minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Walton Sun

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has arrested five men following Operation Nightstalker over the weekend. Operation Nightstalker targeted suspects communicating with who they believed to be a minor for sex.

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