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Destin Fire Control District and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office responded to a possible HAZMAT call Friday morning about a strange device floating in the waters behind Jetty East Condominiums.
Northwest Florida is about to enter the race to bring hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs related to the Airbus factory under construction in Mobile, Ala., to the area.
Four people were arrested Friday night after an investigation into crack cocaine being sold from a Pelham Road home, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the third set of Natural Resource Damage Assessment early restoration projects proposed by Florida's Trustees to remedy damages made by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
"There's lots of research and common sense that lots of teens struggle to get up to get on the bus," he said.
The Okaloosa County School Board on Monday will consider whether to advertise which students who live east of Garden City Road and north of the Shoal River and Poverty Creek Road attend a different school.
A woman's body was found Friday afternoon floating in Choctawhatchee Bay about a mile south of Dana Pointe, according to Niceville Fire Department Assistant Chief Tony Lohrman.
Destin finally has the money it needs to fix historically troublesome Norriego Point for good, and it has BP to thank.
Ask any number of people to name the local airport and you're likely to get an assortment of answers.
Officials are investigating an early morning fire that caused thousands in damages to the Dollar Tree on 14069 Emerald Coast Parkway.
A man deeply woven into the history of Choctawhatchee High School and the Fort Walton Beach area has passed away.
In a move that he suspects will "ruffle feathers," Okaloosa County Commissioner Nathan Boyles has proposed quashing the decades-long practice of awarding county employees for their years of service.
Nobody who has ever driven through Crestview, Fla., would make the mistake of calling the seat of Okaloosa County a college town - not by the most elastic stretch of the meaning of the phrase.
Three people were taken the hospital after two vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 98 and one of them struck a restaurant.
Flu cases are on the rise across Okaloosa County as peak season gets under way. Local influenza activity has shifted from "mild to moderate" levels recently, said Dr. Karen Chapman, director of the Okaloosa County Health Department.