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FIRE DESTROYS MOBILE HOME NEAR DFS

FIRE DESTROYS MOBILE HOME NEAR DFS Firefighters rushed to the scene of a mobile home fire on North Peacock Road Monday morning, arriving to find a fully involved working fire. Initial reports of someone trapped inside had Liberty firefighters rushing into the burning structure in a search and rescue mission. Area residents waited anxiously as firefighters braved the heavy smoke ...

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AIR FORCE DETONATES MUNITIONS

AIR FORCE DETONATES MUNITIONS The loud explosions residents of Mossy Head and Niceville heard yesterday were not the end of the world. The 96th Civil Engineer Group Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight performed a routine munitions disposal on Range C-62 around noon yesterday. The two detonations rattled windows and a few nerves but were over in a matter of minutes. The ...

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GAME WARDEN SHOOTING SUSPECT PLEADS NOT GUILTY

GAME WARDEN SHOOTING SUSPECT PLEADS NOT GUILTY Courtesy: WMBB The two men accused in the shooting of a Florida Fish and Wildlife officer in August pleaded not guilty Monday. Samuel Reager is accused of shooting Game Warden David Brady in the St. Andrews pass after Brady boarded the boat Reager was on in response to a disturbance call. Brady jumped ...

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SHERIFF RELEASES 911 CALL OF MURDER OF DEPUTY

SHERIFF RELEASES 911 CALL OF MURDER OF DEPUTY The Okaloosa County Sheriff has released the chilling 911 call on the slaying of Deputy Bill Myers on Tuesday, September 22nd in Shalimar. In the initial moments, an unidentified female dials 911 frantically screaming that a police officer has been shot.  911 operators try to calm the woman and get as much ...

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UPDATE: HOSPITAL WILL RETAIN MEDICARE/MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

UPDATE: HOSPITAL WILL RETAIN MEDICARE/MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY Good news for residents of north Walton and Holmes counties and Geneva County, Alabama residents who rely on Medicare and Medicaid to pay for healthcare at Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva. CEO Sam Johnson says the hospital has been notified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that they accepted Wiregrass Medical Center’s ...

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TERRIFIED 12-YEAR OLD ROBBED OF SCOOTERS IN DESTIN

TERRIFIED 12-YEAR OLD ROBBED OF SCOOTERS IN DESTIN  Three area teens face robbery charges after taking two smart-drifting scooters from a 12-year old.  18-year olds Jahmelle Jones and Bryanna Brazzell, both of Fort Walton Beach, and 17- year old Keyandrea Fuller of Niceville, are each charged with one count of robbery with a firearm and one count of Conspiracy.  Investigators ...

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D.L. CURTIS CO. MAKES $10,000 DONATION TO CIC

D.L. CURTIS CO. MAKES $10,000 DONATION TO CIC D.L. Curtis Construction presented a $10,000 donation as a presenting sponsor to Children in Crisis for the Sugar Sands Charity Golf Classic, Columbus Day, October 12, 2015.  Additionally, J. C. Oakes and Howard Oakes are presenting and major sponsors for this wonderful event for the children in need of a home. The ...

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WALTON COUNTY OFFICIALS ISSUE STATEMENT ON GRAND JURY REPORT

WALTON COUNTY OFFICIALS ISSUE STATEMENT ON GRAND JURY REPORT Courtesy: WMBB  Walton County officials issued a statement following the release of the Grand Jury report about problems in the county’s planning department.  “The County appreciates the work and effort that has going into this report and understands the Grand Jury’s desire to assist the County in making operational improvements.  Some ...

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