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TRAILER FLIPPED AFTER RUNNING OFF ROADWAY

A travel trailer overturned Monday afternoon after the driver said he tried to dodge falling boxes from another vehicle. According to 35 year old Christopher McCormick of Navarre, he was heading north on U.S. Highway 331 S. near Zaxby’s when some items fell off of a vehicle in front of him. McCormick reportedly swerved with his truck and caused the ...

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COMMISSIONER RICHARD CORCORAN APPLAUDS GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS ON COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION FOLLOWING THE STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

Governor Ron DeSantis delivered his first State of the State address, which placed an emphasis on high-quality education, and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran praised him for taking bold steps to make Florida #1 in education. Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran said, “It is not enough to simply improve; we must strive for excellence. In the two months since he took ...

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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL TO PARTICIPATE IN OPERATION SAFE DRIVE

Beginning today through March 7, 2019, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins its southeastern law enforcement partners to participate in the Operation Safe DRIVE (Distracted Reckless Impaired Visibility Enforcement) safety campaign. The Safe DRIVE campaign is a high visibility, education and enforcement initiative designed to deter behaviors that contribute to commercial and non-commercial motor vehicle crashes. “FHP is committed to ...

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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY; DEATH INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

A death investigation is underway after human remains were found in Escambia County Monday. According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO), the remains were found in front of the Town & Country Plaza on Pace Boulevard. At this time, ECSO says the cause of death has not been determined. They added it doesn’t appear to be suspicious. The Medical ...

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HONDURAN MAN ARRESTED IN CRESTVIEW FOR ASSAULTING BORDER PATROL AGENT

Border Patrol agents arrested a Honduran man on Feb. 28 in Okaloosa County who was wanted for the alleged assault of a Border Patrol agent. According to a press release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Edwin Edgardo Tercero, 41, and five other occupants of his vehicle were pulled over by Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies during a routine ...

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NWFSC ANNOUNCES WALTON WORKS PARTNERSHIP WITH BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Northwest Florida State College has announced its partnership with the Walton County Board of County Commissioners in support of a Triumph Gulf Coast application for Walton Works. On Feb. 26, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners committed $1.5 million to the $5.25 million Walton Works project, directing staff to research the ability to use funding from the RESTORE Act ...

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