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Hope for Destin high school not dead

Supporters of the proposed high school in the city were less than happy Monday when the Okaloosa County School Board voted to rescind its half-cent sales tax referendum. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com DESTIN - Supporters of the proposed high school in t

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Destin Elementary students learn what it takes to be a pilgrim (PHOTOS)

Teacher Emily Stephens said she organized the event to teach children how to compare the present to times past. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com DESTIN - From shucking corn to milking a cow, students at Destin Elementary School adopted the chores of pilgr


EDITORIAL: Is the Gulfview Hotel worth the expense?

When the idea of relocating the old Gulfview Hotel to the heart of downtown Fort Walton Beach was first floated earlier this year, supporters quickly lined up for the idea. The building, which dates back to the early 1900s, has had several expensive renovations over the years and could be due for a

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

BLOTTER: Woman calls 911 about bird feeder vandal

NICEVILLE - A woman called 911 because she said her bird feeder and other yard decorations had been vandalized for the second time in a week. Niceville Police Department dispatchers received the call on Nov. 3 and police went to the woman's home, according to call history records. The woman said it

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Mission Love Seeds plants seeds of hope

"I remember putting together the 10-year anniversary newsletter and it was mind-boggling to think what we accomplished. We are truly blessed to be a blessing for others." DESTIN - Mission Love Seeds began with 600 pounds of rice and a big heart. It was toward the end of 2004 when Barbi Carroll made

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 14:00:00

Wozniak charged with murder in shooting death of husband

The Medical Examiner's Office determined Alfred Wozniak had been shot in the left temple. His body was found inside a tarp, arms duct taped at the wrists and placed across his midsection while his feet were taped together at the ankles. By Bob Heist | 315-4404 | @bobheistNWFDN | bheist@nwfdailynews.

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 16:21:35

Local hospitals' safety assessed in nonprofit's report

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A" rankings from The Leapfrog Group. By Jim Thompson | 315-4445 | @Jimtnwfdn | jthompson@nwfdailynews.com FORT WALTON BEACH - Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A


CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Volunteers clean up Garniers Beach Park

For years, members of the Fort Walton Beach service club have rolled up their sleeves and gotten to work at the neighborhood park. On Oct. 28, they carried out the annual tradition along with local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and volunteers with Project HOPE. FORT WALTON BEACH - Garniers Beach Park r


Cultural, Civic Association revamps identity

The Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association has rolled out its "I Love Fountain Hills" campaign with a new website and logo. The "I Love Fountain Hills" logo will be used for all branding, marketing and communication efforts to include all sub-organizations and events of the Cultural and Civic

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:00:00

Celebrate at Fort McDowell this weekend

This weekend is the Fort McDowell Orme Dam Victory Days celebration with rodeo and Pow Wow activities as well as parade and other sports competition. The public is welcome to enjoy the rodeo and Pow Wow competition on Saturday and Sunday. This weekend is the Fort McDowell Orme Dam Victory Days celeb


Wear a life jacket when fishing from a boat in cold water

PHOENIX - Nearly one-third of Arizona's boaters say fishing is their favorite activity to do while boating, and for many, fall is an ideal time of year to go out in search of that state record bass (or trout or catfish or ...). But as the weather cools down, so does the water temperature. The U.S. C

SONORAN NEWS - 2017-11-19 07:00:36

2018 spring hunt draw results now available

PHOENIX - The wait is over for hopeful hunters who applied for a 2018 spring hunt permit-tag. To view the draw results for the spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear hunting seasons, visit https://draw.azgfd.gov/and click on "View Results and Bonus Points," or call (602) 942-3000. Those who have an

SONORAN NEWS - 2017-11-19 07:00:06

Arizona unemployment rate drops to 4.5%; Lowest level since Dec. 2007

kchung/ 123RF Stock Photo PHOENIX - Following a month of continued economic growth, Arizona's unemployment rate has dropped to 4.5%, its lowest level since December 2007. According to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, during October, Arizona gained 18,700 non-farm jobs. Eight of eleven se

SONORAN NEWS - 2017-11-19 07:00:11

Desert Foothills Library: December 2017 Adult Events/Classes

Information for all events: Contact Destiney Voita or David Court, Desert Foothills Library, 480-488-2286, dvoita@dfla.org or dcourt@dfla.org, www.desertfoothillslibrary.org Where: All events below take place at Desert Foothills Library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, 85331 Cost: All even


Free Photos with Santa with Canned Food Donation

SCOTTSDALE-Santa Claus is coming to Scottsdale early this year! On Saturday, Nov. 25 and the following Saturday, Dec. 2, the Promenade will spread Christmas cheer by giving children the opportunity to take photos with Santa Claus. A keepsake 46 print is FREE when participants donate food to the food


Congressman Andy Biggs recent statements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Andy Biggs filed two amendments with the U.S. House Rules Committee to address concerns with the tax reform package. One amendment makes all provisions within the bill retroactive to January 1, 2017. The second amendment lowers the top tax rate by 5% to 34.6%. Congress


Route 3 Crash Kills Pedestrian: Police

WEYMOUTH, MA - A person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 3 North Sunday evening, State Police said. The crash occurred north of Exit 15. The left lane is closed in the area. WEYMOUTH, MA - A person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 3 North Sunday evening, Sta

PATCH - 2017-11-20 00:15:53

Police investigating after body found in West Roxbury Sunday morning

BOSTON - Boston Police responded to reports of a body found in West Roxbury Sunday morning. Police confirmed to Boston 25 News that the body was found at a housing complex on Temple St. in West Roxbury. It's unclear if the incident was a criminal act. Boston Police are actively investigating the sit

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2017-11-19 14:20:40

Witness: Father, Child Hit by Car in Westwood, Mass.

NBC Boston Two pedestrians were injured in a crash in Westwood, Massachusetts, police confirm, and a witness said the victims of the crash were a father and his child. The crash happened near Pond Street and Lakeshore Drive on Sunday. Initial reports from Westwood police described a major accident i

NECN - 2017-11-19 20:04:28

Two Arrested Following Stabbing In Peabody Restaurant's Kitchen

PEABODY - Two men were in custody Sunday night following a fight in the kitchen of the Century House in Peabody that ended with a 52-year-old man being taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with stab wounds. In a statement Sunday night, police said the victim was in stable c

PATCH - 2017-11-20 00:16:16