Okaloosa County Newswire

Okaloosa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okaloosa County, FL.

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  1. EDITORIAL: Okaloosa's prayer problemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... On such a deeply personal topic as religion, government should remain neutral. It shouldn't take sides. The Okaloosa County School Board soon will have to decide what to do with its traditional invocations. An organization called the Freedom From ...

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  2. LETTER: No need to changeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The other day, I had the pleasure of hearing County Commissioner Carolyn Ketchel speak on the health of Okaloosa County.

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  3. County mulls putting airport bid on shelf Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse at 101 E. James Lee Blvd. in Crestview.

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  4. Fire hydrants coming to Marlowe area Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Water and Sewer employees will install about 19 hydrants in the Marlowe Drive area after decades without them, according to Jeff Littrell, Okaloosa County's Water and Sewer director.

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  5. Racetrack Bingo being looked at by FDLE and IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Racetrack Bingo, which advertises itself as "the oldest Bingo hall in Okaloosa County," was operating Saturday without the contract it has held for years with a group of local charitable organizations.

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  6. The homeless students: The numbers, the stigma and the helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County has one of the lowest percentages of known homeless students among Florida's school districts.

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  7. Stories from the Street: Woman accused of stealing FSU gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... seeing the man pass the registers without attempting to pay for the package of diapers, valued at $62.85. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies responded to a gas station in Destin at 6:30 p.m. July 14, according to the arrest report. They found a ...

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  8. Woman reports attack while unloading groceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Authorities are investigating the July 26 incident after the woman reported that a man attacked her and tried to shove her into the trunk of her car, according to a media release from Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Two Crestview Teens Charged in Rash of BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies say they've arrested 16-year-old Devon Moore and 17-year-old Nkosi Seals. Officials say the pair was spotted while deputies were responding to a 911 call from a burglary victim in Baker on July 25th.

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  10. Authorities investigating reported sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The victim said she had gone for a walk between 10 and 11 p.m. after an argument with her husband when she was attacked around the area of Primrose Street and Lost Creek Drive, according to a media release from Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Investigating Reported Sexual Battery in CrestviewRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating following a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted in the Crestview area July 25th.

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  12. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office 2014 Deputy of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    According to the sheriff's office, Miller's positive accomplishments, ability to lead others and his professionalism as a law enforcement officer are just some of the reasons he was chosen. Miller implemented a training course for business owners on how to respond to active shooters.

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  13. Woman Attacked In Driveway As She Unloads GroceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WTVY Dothan

    ... taken to North Okaloosa Medical Center for evaluation. Anyone with information is asked to please call the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or Text ...

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  14. One injured in apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... The man's name was not released and an update of his condition wasn't available. He was in his 40s. An Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy was the first to arrive at 778 Navy Street. She tried to put out some of the flames with a fire extinguisher from ...

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  15. Buzzworthy events for July 31-Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... History Camp for ages 5-12, Aug. 3-7. Journey back to the year 1915 and find out what life was like when Okaloosa County was born. Stop by 115 Westview Ave. in Valparaiso to pre-register or call 678-2615. Cost is $60 per student. Trapt in concert: ...

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  16. Lynx names interim CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ... Tommy Bibb of Nashville Airport Authority, Diane Crews of the Sanford Airport Authority, Sunil Harman of Okaloosa County and Robert W. Kennedy of Aviation Strategies International. Seminole State College of Florida will become the first university ...

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  17. One arrested in Tuesday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. Cooper is accused of shooting James Mills in the lower portion of his face as Mills rode away from Cooper on ...

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  18. Fourth person arrested in January slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A weekend manhunt ended with the arrest of a man connected to the January killing of a Crestview teenager, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office reported Sunday.

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  19. Man dies more than month after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... with multiple gunshot wounds after an attempted home invasion on June 18, according to a media release from Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. Christopher had an active warrant for the home invasion issued on July 10. He died on Monday at Fort Walton ...

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  20. Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Passes Away From Gunshot WoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WTVY Dothan

    A Fort Walton Beach man shot by a homeowner during an attempted home invasion robbery has died from multiple gunshot wounds. An active warrant for home invasion robbery had been issued July 10th by the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office for 27-year old Christopher Donaldson; however Donaldson passed away July 27th at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

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