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1 hr ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
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Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
A man deeply woven into the history of Choctawhatchee High School and the Fort Walton Beach area has passed away.
9 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
Holiday music will fill venues across the Emerald Coast this season, from schools and restaurants to civic auditoriums and churches.
13 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
I was looking forward to the Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade. Since my sons are all grown up now, it had been a while since I had the pleasure of enjoying this holiday treat.
18 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
It's hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us once again. This year I decided to add biscotti to my holiday lineup.
A 41-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after suffering injuries from jumping off the Brooks Bridge.
Richard Vaughn, who already faces life in prison, was convicted Wednesday and sentenced to life without parole for breaking into a mobile home on Carmel Drive in January 2012.
Local disc jockey Craig "Scratch" Allen will rise in a cherry picker today in Walmart's parking lot armed with just a Port-o-Potty, tent and bucket.
The 29-year-old man shot Tuesday night by an Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy is charged with battery on an office and carrying a concealed weapon.
A white male "with a brown 'afro' '' was arrested after he led an Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy on a slow-speed chase, according to an arrest report.
After more than six months of construction, the SoundSide Apartments project remains behind schedule.
An 18-year-old Mary Esther man was cited for driving around barricades and careless driving after he struck an 11-year-old girl while driving on a closed parade route Monday.
The city's Christmas parade ended abruptly for one family Monday night after an errant driver struck a girl along the parade route.
Thompson was in Fort Walton Beach Medical Center following complications from a heart attack last month, said Anne Aderholt, a friend of the family.
Christopher Kent filed a lawsuit last week in Leon County against Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach.