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OFFICIALS SEEKING SUGGESTIONS ON NAME FOR NEW THREE-MILE BRIDGE

  The Pensacola Bay Bridge Naming Committee is seeking suggestions from the public for a potential name for the new Three-Mile Bridge. The bridge will connect Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties via U.S. Highway 98. Individuals have the opportunity to propose a name until Monday, June 3rd. The committee will review suggestions and put forward a name for public input ...

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ASPEN DENTAL OFFERING VETERANS FREE DENTAL CARE

  To show gratitude to the men and women who’ve served our country, Aspen Dental will open nearly 500 of the nation’s largest network of branded dental offices to provide FREE care to as many as 5,000 of our nation’s veterans during their Day of Service. Aspen Dental is offering free dental care for local veterans as part of its ...

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DESTIN’S NEW PARKING FEE RULE BEGINS

  The City Council on Monday adopted an ordinance that requires all public and private pay-to-park facilities to collect parking fees at the exit of the facility or within a designated parking spot in the facility, instead of at the entrance. The ordinance, which aims to decrease traffic congestion on U.S. Highway 98, took effect immediately. After discussing the ordinance ...

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WALTON’S ‘SINGIN’ LAWMAN’ TO PERFORM IN DC

  The Walton County Sheriff’s Office “Singin’ Lawman” is heading to Washington D.C. to perform during National Police Week. Reserve Deputy Artie Rodriguez, a local county music performer known for his original “If It Wasn’t for the Badge,” was selected to sing at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service May 15. The 38th annual ceremony honors officers killed in the ...

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WALTON TDC TOUTS BANNER YEAR FOR TOURISM

  From 2017 to 2018, the total economic impact of tourism in Walton County grew by around $230 million. To kick off National Travel and Tourism Week, the Walton County Tourist Development Council hosted its annual meeting Monday at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. More than 200 people attended the event to hear keynote speaker Tom Morrison, ...

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THIEF STEALS WALLET FROM SHOPPER AT GROCERY STORE

It took less than a second for a thief to grab the wallet of an unsuspecting shopper at a Walton County grocery store. On March 22, 2019 the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to Publix in Freeport, Florida regarding a theft. The victim told investigators her wallet was stolen out of her purse while she was shopping. Video footage from ...

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CRESTVIEW BRINGS BACK MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY

  For the first time in a couple years, Main Street hosted hundreds from the community for Military Appreciation Day. The annual event was not held for the past two years after the organizers passed away in the same year. Bringing back military appreciation day is only one part of the Mayor J. B. Whitten’s “new view for Crestview” initiative. ...

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OPENING DATE FOR BARK PARK SET

  The Bark Park will officially open next week. The ribbon cutting for the park has been set for Thursday, May 9 at 1 p.m. The concept for the park located at Twin Hills Park was first raised by then City Councilwoman Robyn Helt, starting in 2013. “It’s been an exciting challenge,” said Pawsitively Scrumptious owner April Meier, a member ...

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