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Plane crash kills pilot in Okaloosa County

One person has died after a single engine plane crashed in the Holt area, according to a tweet by Okaloosa County Sheriff. They have released this statement:One person has died in the crash of a single engine plane near Holt this morning. First responders are on the scene in an area east of Highway

WPMI - 2018-10-19 12:24:58

First responders on scene of plane crash in Holt, Fla.; 1 dead

One person has died in the crash of a single engine plane near Holt, Fla., this morning, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. First responders are on the scene in an area east of Highway 90 near Cooper Lane. A witness called 911 shortly after 10 a.m. today and reported a small plane fl

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-19 17:24:00

Pensacola couple arrested for allegedly abusing child, giving her black eyes

A man and woman, both from Pensacola, were arrested for allegedly beating a child in their care to the point that she had bruises and scratches.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 22:01:00

Panama City Beach changes curfew hours

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL - A meeting held in Panama City Beach on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 discussed changes to the curfew and alcohol ban which had been in effect. A discussion occurred after it was proposed to change the hours of the curfew from 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. A second m

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-10-18 17:22:25

Destin fishermen taking donations by boat to Port St. Joe

DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) -- Not only are trucks headed east to help ship donations to Panama City and Mexico Beach after Hurricane Michael but fishermen are taking boatloads of food, water and clothing to those in need.

WKRG - 2018-10-18 01:20:34

Student Evacuees Now Enrolling In Walton County

POINT WASHINGTON, Fla. (WJHG) -NewsChannel7 talked to Assistant Principal Jennifer Nick at Bay Elementary in South Walton who tells us that 50 students have already enrolled at their school. Most of those are children who have moved in from counties ravaged by hurricane Michael. The district office

WJHG-TV - 2018-10-18 15:44:00

Hurricane Michael's ravaged path across Florida documented by Civil Air Patrol

As of Wednesday, CAP's Florida Wing flew 67 sorties and captured more than 3,500 high-definition aerial photos. Meanwhile, Georgia Wing crews have made 55 flights and took more than 2,700 photos from the air.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 16:11:00

Many Families Will Never Return to Tyndall After Hurricane, Officials Say

Members of the Legendary 823rd REDHORSE convoyed from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to provide relief following Hurricane Michael, Oct. 11-12, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ryan Conroy)


Hurricane Michael closes Highway 399 between Pensacola Beach and Navarre through January

Because of extensive damage fromHurricane Michael, Highway 399 between Pensacola Beach and Navarre will remain closed through mid-January, the National Park Service said Wednesday.


Florida Highway Patrol confirms fatal crash in Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) - Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol have confirmed a fatal crash in Pensacola. It happened just after midnight at the intersection of Mobile Highway and Tonawanda Drive. We aren't sure how many people were involved in the fatal crash. We will keep you posted of any upda


Destin woman wins $1 million from $5 Monopoly scratch-off game

DESTIN, Fla. - TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lotteryannounces that Rebecca Adams, 22, of Destin, claimed a $1 million prize in the$5 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $715,000.00.


Mobile Police name suspect in crash that killed Faith Academy employee

Skoda was taken to University Hospital and died Tuesday. Skoda was a former educator, principal and bookkeeper at Faith Academy. Police say after the crash, Hobson carjacked a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help. Hobson was arrested five miles away at the Dollar General on Three Notch Road near G

WKRG - 2018-10-17 20:12:18

Gulf Power estimated restoration times shortened for some customers in hardest hit areas

The full strength of Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the electric infrastructure including distribution lines, transmission lines and substations. As the Gulf Power storm restoration team continues to rebuild and repair the damage, they have been able to provide a shortened restoration time for p

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-10-18 13:41:35

Death toll rises as searches continue after Florida hurricane

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Another 10 people in Florida have been confirmed dead in the wake of Hurricane Michael, bringing the number of storm-related deaths to at least 29 as rescue workers try to reach hundreds more people whose whereabouts are unknown.


LOT OF FIGHT LEFT IN EAGLES: Pleasant Home looks to derail Florala Wildcats - The Andalusia Star-News

The Pleasant Home Eagles (1-6, 1-4) might not be able to make the playoffs, but that won’t stop them from trying to play the part of spoiler when they take on the Florala Wildcats (3-5, 2-3) on Friday night in Florala.

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-10-18 05:05:40

Okaloosa judge orders Fountain in charge of Navarre Beach Fishing Pier group

Judge John T. Brown's consent order settles an internal dispute among the members of Growing Santa Rosa Enterprises LLC and re-establishes Fountain's control of the business that he's operated at the pier since late 2017 with partners Jerry Rolison, Larry Rolison, Jonathan Cole and Jessika Schelfhou


2 Lamar High teens, woman killed when Jeep crashes into parked truck on shoulder of IH-20

LINDALE, Texas — Two Lamar High School teenagers and a woman where killed early Monday morning when the vehicle they were traveling inside collided with a truck parked on the shoulder of IH-20 in Smith County, authorities say.


Rescuers in Florida Panhandle search for missing people, bodies...

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) - Rescue workers and volunteers searched for more than 1,000 people still missing in the Florida Panhandle and tens of thousands of residents remained without power on Tuesday after the area was devastated by Hurricane Michael last week.


Milton woman charged in deadly drive-by shooting appears in court

Kyhem Johnson, Dedric Davis, and Walter Ford were all convicted in the drive-by back in September.


Local business feeds victims of Hurricane Michael in Panama City

—A Pensacola business is making sure kids in Panama City are fed.Andre Johns, the owner ofCejo Dog’s,was there on Saturday.He handed out hot dogs and candy to kids living at an apartment complex.WEAR was told they were able to feed more than 100 people.Johns said on Facebook they plan to go back to