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DESTIN MAN CHARGED WITH VIDEO VOYEURISM AND BATTERY

DESTIN MAN CHARGED WITH VIDEO VOYEURISM AND BATTERY The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Destin man with placing a cell phone in a unisex business bathroom to record a patron. 38-year old Huy Doan, who goes by the name “Steve”, is charged with video voyeurism and battery causing bodily harm. The victim says she went to Rose Nails ...

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HOMECOMING TONIGHT

HOMECOMING TONIGHT By: Tom Fleetwood, WZEP Operations The Walton High School Braves football team take on the Northview Chiefs tonight at their Homecoming game at Yates Stadium in Defuniak Springs at 7:00 PM. The undefeated Braves are 7-0 in the Panhandle Area 4A Division after last weeks triumph over the Marianna Bulldogs with a 37-14 win. With a 4-0 at ...

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THOUSANDS RECEIVE ERRONEOUS DRIVERS LICENSE

THOUSANDS RECEIVE ERRONEOUS DRIVERS LICENSE For the second time in two weeks, more than a thousand Florida motorists who paid $27 to update their driver’s licenses have instead been sent new licenses with their old address. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has blamed outdated computer equipment for the error, which has now affected nearly 10,000 drivers in the state. ...

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FORESTRY CENTER URGES PUBLIC TO BE VIGILANT WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

FORESTRY CENTER URGES PUBLIC TO BE VIGILANT WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES The seasons are quickly changing. Cool, crisp days allow for many Floridians to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family – raking leaves, burning yard debris, sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows. Although fire season is year round in Florida, humidity is dropping, winds are gusting and the vegetation is drying ...

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ARGYLE V.F.D. PROVIDES FIRE SAFETY TRAINING TO AREA BUSINESS

ARGYLE V.F.D. PROVIDES FIRE SAFETY TRAINING TO AREA BUSINESS Speaking of Fire Safety, October is National Fire Safety Month.   The Argyle Volunteer Fire Department  has been busy educating citizens in fire safety. Recently, firefighters spent the day at a local business demonstrating the proper technique for employing  fire extinguishers. Employees of  Florida Transformers, Inc. on Hwy. 83 N got ...

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FWB SHOOTING VICTIM FACES CHARGE OF BURGLARY WITH BATTERY

FWB SHOOTING VICTIM FACES CHARGE OF BURGLARY WITH BATTERY A Fort Walton Beach man shot following a fight at a home in Mary Esther July 28th now faces charges of his own. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year old James David Mills for burglary with battery or assault. Deputies responding to the shooting found Mills had been shot ...

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Walton County GIS Map Voted Favorite Digital Map by Northwest Florida GIS User Group

Walton County GIS Map Voted Favorite Digital Map by Northwest Florida GIS User Group In conjunction with the Northwest Florida GIS User Group spring meeting, the GIS Online program hosted an online competition to showcase local GIS digital projects.  Winners were announced at the NWF GIS User Group meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. The Walton County GIS Public Planning ...

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HOLMES COUNTY TO INSTALL NEW VOTING SYSTEM

HOLMES COUNTY TO INSTALL NEW VOTING SYSTEM By: Jennifer Rich Holmes County Board of County Commissioners approved a measure to get a new voting system up and running in the Oct. 13 regular meeting. Supervisor of Elections Debbie Wilcox Morris asked commissioners to approve a lease purchase agreement for the county to acquire new voting software and equipment so election ...

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FLORALA SEARCHING FOR AMBULANCE SERVICE

FLORALA SEARCHING FOR AMBULANCE SERVICE “Florala is in dire need of emergency medical services.” The city of Florala may be small, but they just like any other city need emergency medical services. That Ambulance service, Opportunity EMS, is on suspension. “This particular ambulance service responded to a Code 3 call. They did not have a paramedic and they did not ...

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