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  1. Changes pondered for disabled services fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | News 4 Jax

    ... or if their client needed additional advocacy," said Julie McNabb, chief executive officer of Horizons of Okaloosa County, a service provider. "This is supposed to be a scientific process a but as soon as you put the people into it, the science kind ...

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  2. Man accused of breaking door, - yanking' woman off toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Destin man is accused of breaking a door down and "yanking" a woman off the toilet. A witness called Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies about the fight on Dec. 6, according to the arrest report. She said William George Shea had broken down the ...

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  3. Hicks Reaches End of DROP, But Could Remain At NicevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... in the same job within the State system for one year. However, Coach Hicks telling me Thursday afternoon Okaloosa County School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson has made the offer to hire Hicks back as Niceville head coach, as a "leased employee", a ...

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  4. Tijuana Flats gives Head Start students party, giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... has sold bottles of its Christmas-themed Smack My Ass and Call Me Santa hot sauce to raise funds for the Okaloosa County Head Start program. This year, the popular restaurant sold more than 500 bottles of the hot sauce. "All the donations go to our ...

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  5. Gaetz asks officials to pledge support for goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    State Rep. Matt Gaetz has asked elected officials across Okaloosa County to stand with him and pledge to support nine items pulled off his Accountability Okaloosa website.

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  6. Man arrested after allegedly bringing meth to probation officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... he was arrested at the probation and parole office for allegedly violating his probation the month before. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies met with Jonathan Wayne Brown on Dec. 5 at the probation and parole offices in Shalimar, according to the ...

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  7. Man accused of siphoning fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called by a neighbor who witnessed the crime on Dec. 5, according to the arrest report.

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  8. Authorities find meth lab during suspicious person callRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... sills. Because the lot was in the jurisdiction of the county, deputies were called in, the report said. When Okaloosa County Sheriff's investigators arrived, they were told that 22-year-old Joshua John Lambert-Albright had been detained for ...

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  9. Man accused of threatening man with knife, leading cops on car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... law enforcement because Brigman was "unstable" and he was afraid for himself and his wife, reports said. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies found that Brigman had been ordered to stay away from the man, and was wanted for fleeing police. Deputies ...

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  10. Man indicted in mother's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... will meet within the coming weeks to decide if they will seek the death penalty, according to Bill Bishop, Okaloosa County Chief Assistant State Attorney. "As far as the death penalty is concerned, that will be a factor that is taken into account," ...

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  11. Officials Looking to Re-Brand Northwest FL. Regional AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... confusion," said Commissioner Kelly Windes. But even with all the research, it'll ultimately be up to the Okaloosa County Commissioners to decide if the name should be changed. "There could be a question on which should be first Ft. Walton Beach or ...

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  12. Destin Harvest a winner in Walmart contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Destin Harvest is one of 75 organizations across the United States to win $20,000 in Walmart's Food Pantry Holiday Makeover.

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  13. Family grieves mysterious death of teenRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... for about 10 days, which was completely out of character for the young man who never missed a day's work. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigators have not released the cause of his death, but say the circumstances surrounding it are ...

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  14. Northgate Estates hosts another year of lightsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... family members will plan their holiday vacations around the event. "You really can't go anywhere else in Okaloosa County and see this many decorated homes in one spot," she said. On Saturday, residents gather outside their homes to cook out and wave ...

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  15. TSA Consulting Group Names New Director of Corporate CommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | PRWeb

    ... Department. Previous to her roles within TSACG, Sherry worked at the Northwest Florida Daily News and Okaloosa County Public Schools. She earned a bachelor's degree in English Education from the University of West Florida and a master's degree in ...

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  16. Teen facing drug charges after noise complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    An 18-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is facing drug charges after deputies were called for a noise complaint. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called about teenagers being loud in a park just before midnight on Dec. 1, according to the arrest ...

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  17. Man charged with hitting, pushing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... man is accused of pushing and hitting a woman during an argument, despite the woman denying a fight. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called for a disturbance on Dec. 2, according to the arrest report. The victim said she and Demetrius ...

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  18. Council seeks - letters of interest' in vacant seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Qualifying for office begins at noon Dec. 29 and ends at noon Jan. 2. For more information, contact the Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections Office at 850-689-5600. Contact Daily News Staff Writer Kari C. Barlow at 850-315-4438 or ...

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  19. Trees to consider for North Florida landscapesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 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. One of my favorite landscape plants is the crape myrtle. The taller ...

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  20. Rally encourages community involvementRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Raymond Nelson, president of the Okaloosa County branch of the NAACP, told the crowd that the problem is an American one.

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