Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okaloosa County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 1,528 in Okaloosa County, FL

  1. Airport director remembers when - Transformers' came to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Bay's third Transformers movie. In 2010, the movie was shot on location in Okaloosa County for about five days, primarily on Hurlburt Field and the airport, which is on Eglin Air Force Base property. "I remember ...

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  2. Very early voting starts as wave of Florida ballots go overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Miami Herald

    ... expect fewer ballots to be returned. One pocket of intense activity for overseas and military ballots is Okaloosa County, just east of Pensacola, the home of five military installations including Eglin Air Force Base, one of the largest bases in the ...

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  3. EDITORIAL: More facts, please, on bat bitesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... when. Openness is the better policy. When facts are kept under wraps, gossip and hearsay take their place. Okaloosa County health officials' handling of a recent cluster of rabies cases has straddled the line between withholding and releasing ...

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  4. Hunt for derelict's owner leads to Okaloosa CountyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    "Blown Away," a bane to wildlife authorities, hadn't blown anywhere in at least three years.

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  5. Mary Esther woman falls victim to $15,000 scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 54-year-old Mary Esther woman fell victim to a scam that cost her $15,000. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating after the woman was contacted by someone claiming to represent the IRS.

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  6. Florida Unemployment Rate Up SlightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | CBS Local

    ... Monroe County had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.9 percent, followed by Walton County at 4.0 percent and Okaloosa County at 4.9 percent. Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.1 percent, followed by Flagler County at 9.5 percent ...

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  7. Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Albany Times Union

    ... Monroe County had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.9 percent, followed by Walton County at 4.0 percent and Okaloosa County at 4.9 percent. Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.1 percent, followed by Flagler county at 9.5 percent ...

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  8. St. Johns County unemployment rate drops to 5.3 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | St. Augustine Record

    ... County had the state's lowest unemployment rate (3.9 percent), followed by Walton County (4 percent) and Okaloosa County (4.9 percent). Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate (13.1 percent) in Florida in August, followed by Flagler County ...

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  9. Man charged with threatening off-duty deputy at deputy's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 26-year-old Destin man is charged with verbally attacking an off-duty Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy at the deputy's home.

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  10. New bat encounter prompts widening of rabies alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Yet another encounter between humans, domestic animals and rabid bats has led the Okaloosa County Health Department to expand the parameters of a recently issued health alert.

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  11. Panhandle Job Fair draws huge crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... were InDyne, SimpleHIRE, the University of West Florida and Belk. Deputy Sheriff Stephen Baldwin with the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said the job fair had been awesome for them. The Sheriff's Office is currently looking for five sworn deputies ...

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  12. Mid-Bay Bridge Visionary to be Honored with Road DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Capital Soup

    ... projects to improve our area and create growth while striving to build community. He always had Niceville, Okaloosa County and Northwest Florida's best interest at heart with everything he created and participated in." Born and raised in Niceville, ...

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  13. Bud & Alley's to host 10th Annual Hurricane PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Walton Sun

    ... go to CVHN, which spends 95 cents of every dollar on its programs that directly benefit kids in Walton and Okaloosa County. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.CVHNkids.org, contact Kim at 850-622.3200, ext. 101 or email ...

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  14. Woman accused of trying to hit elder with hairbrushRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... with attempting to strike a 67-year-old man with a hairbrush before scuffling with sheriff's deputies. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called on Sept. 6 for an argument between Neva Evelyn Booker and the man, according to the arrest report. ...

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  15. Woman accused of hitting two menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... argument, Ramirez scratched him on the face and arms. Ramirez then left the area, according to the report. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies reported several scratches on the younger man's face and arms. FORT WALTON BEACH - A 29-year-old Fort ...

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  16. Questions, answers about fall and winter lawn careRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 689-5850 or 689-5050; or e-mail lwilliams@co.okaloosa.fl.us. He is the Extension horticulture agent with the Okaloosa County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida. Should I apply a "winterizer" fertilizer to my lawn? The time to ...

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  17. Woman accused of breaking acquaintance's propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called for a disturbance on Sept. 4, according to the arrest report.

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  18. Three People Charged with Manufacture of MethamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Okaloosa County Drug Task Force officials and State Probation and Parole Officers found drug paraphernalia, chemicals used to make meth and a cooker containing about 45 grams of meth Friday at a home on Kit Drive in Crestview. Emmanuel Villareal, 40, Amanda Wheeler, 30, and Crystal Haynes, 36, were charged with multiple counts each, including Trafficking in Methamphetamine.

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  19. Hurricane Ivan: A decade laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... a.m. Sept. 16, 2004, with coastal storm surges of 10 to 15 feet from Destin to Mobile Bay. The majority of Okaloosa County public schools were closed for about a week after Ivan hit, and a few for longer. The Gulfarium on Okaloosa Island sustained ...

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  20. Road Rage: Ivan crippled U.S. 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... really showed you your weak spots, and we certainly had some," said Dino Villani, public safety director for Okaloosa County. "U.S. 98, the entire road from Okaloosa Island to Destin was absolutely devastated." "It was a mess!" recalled Joe Guidry, ...

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