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Fort Walton Beach, Florida is located in Okaloosa County. Zip codes in Fort Walton Beach, FL include 32547, 32548, and 32549. The median home price in Fort Walton Beach is $149,000 which is roughly $96/per square foot. More Fort Walton Beach information.

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1 hr ago | Radio Ink

Horn Leaves Clear Channel For Cumulus in Florida

Cumulus names Jeff Horn PD and afternoon drive host for NASH FM 105.5 WYZB in Fort Walton Beach/Destin.

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5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Emerald Coast gears up for beer festivals

Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival When: Aug. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. Where : Wine World at Uptown Station, 99 Eglin Parkway in Fort Walton Beach.

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9 hrs ago | Radio Ink

Logan to Host Mornings and Program WNCV

The Cumulus AC station is located in Fort Walton Beach and Logan heads south from Clear Channel Philadelphia where he was for 14 years, the last eight as Morning Host/APD and Music Director for WISX/Mix106.1. Cumulus Regional VP Pete De Simone says 'Logan fills a newly created position for the station and cluster - a dedicated PD for Coast 93.3.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Popular restaurant expanding to Okaloosa Island

While the restaurant is not leaving its roots in Fort Walton Beach, it is preparing to expand to Okaloosa Island.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Three charged with breaking into man's house over cell phone pictures

Two men and a woman are charged with breaking into a man's house to demand the man delete photos of the woman off his cell phone.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Okaloosa Academy finally has a 'place to call home'

He wasn't alone. Maps were visible in the hands of nearly every student at Okaloosa Academy as a new school year began Monday.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

'There is no purge' Fort Walton Police Department on the watch for Internet fear mongers

If you've happened to come across anything on social media that suggests Fort Walton Beach will have its own night of legal crime, based on the plot of the 2013 film "The Purge," don't believe the hype.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Woman arrested for causing disturbance after jumping from moving vehicle

A 26-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested for causing a disturbance and attacking an officer after a business owner reported that she'd jumped from a moving vehicle.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Woman arrested for causing disturbance after jumping from moving vehicle

A 26-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested for causing a disturbance and attacking an officer after a business owner reported that she'd jumped from a moving vehicle.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Youth Spotlight: Timothy Stewart

The 3rd grader at Edwins Elementary School donated his bicycle to School Resource Officer Stephanie Thompson, asking her to pass it along to another kid.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man - did not want to die cold'

A 35-year-old man is charged with a window at TGI Friday's because he "did not want to die cold."

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Children invited to PBS baby showers

A new family member is joining the top-rated PBS KIDS show "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" this month, and Daniel Tiger is becoming a big brother! To help welcome his new baby sister, Margaret, WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, is inviting young viewers to attend "baby shower" events in Pensacola , Fort Walton Beach and Crestview Guests are asked to ... (more)

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Northwest Florida Daily News

It's like the church of Disney'

Hallways are decorated with giant sunglasses, streamers in the ceiling, fake business signs and even the front of a Volkswagen van.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Couple charged with burglarizing Crestview home

A Fort Walton Beach couple is charged with burglarizing the home of a Crestview resident who had allegedly sold them a broken cellular telephone.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Six charged after prostitution sting

The Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force conducted the sting aimed at women posting solicitation advertisements on Backpage.com, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Edwins back on its feet after April floods

All the classrooms at Edwins Fine & Performing Arts will finally be in use again Monday, months after flooding damaged the elementary school.

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Examiner.com

Man accused of beating dog has been sentenced to prison time

A Fort Walton Beach, Fla., man who beat his dog with a piece of lumber, has been sentenced to nearly two years of prison time, reported Friday's Northwest Florida Daily News.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Man sentenced to state prison for beating dog

A Fort Walton Beach man accused of his beating his dog with a piece of lumber was sentenced to 22.5 months Thursday, according to a press release from the State Attorney's office.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Hollingshead art exhibit in joint campus library

An exhibit of 18 paintings by local artist Peggy Hollingshead is on display in the UWF Emerald Coast Library in Fort Walton Beach.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

FWB Community Chorus seeks new members

The Fort Walton Beach Community Chorus members are preparing to start rehearsals for their 39th Christmas production, "The Best Gift of All," which will be presented Dec. 12-14.

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