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Turn Lane Closure Announced for U.S. Highway 98 and Perry Avenue SE Intersection

The City of Fort Walton Beach announced June 27 that the right turn lane of Perry Avenue on the south side of U.S. Highway 98 will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday through 6 p.m. Sunday effective June 28 through Labor Day weekend. During this period, motorists will not be able to turn eastbound onto U.S. Highway 98 from this intersection. The turn lane closure is meant to reduce impact […]

todayJune 27, 2024 41

Community

Historic Bridge-to-Bridge Multi-use Path Planned for Okaloosa County

A special groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 7 a.m. on July 8 at John Beasley Park located at 1550 Miracle Strip Parkway SE on Okaloosa Island as Okaloosa County’s https://myokaloosa.com/ plans to implement a multi-use path for cyclists and pedestrians between the Brooks Bridge and Marler Bridge on Okaloosa Island gets underway. The Board of County Commissioners of Okaloosa County began accepting bids for the construction of the Bridge to Bridge […]

todayJune 24, 2024 53

Charity

VFW Post 7674 Auxiliary Helps Support FNQG Quilts of Valor Foundation Mission

As part of their mission to remember and help veterans, the Harvey F. Eckhoff VFW Post 7674 Auxiliary donated $2,000 on June 17 to the Flying Needle Quilt Guild’s (FNQG) Quilts of Valor Foundation’s (QOVF) to help fund their continued success in honoring veterans. Auxiliary President Betty Riker presented the check at Post 7674’s monthly meeting to guild president Kerry Kastl and Barbi Ouellette, FNQG’s QOVF coordinator. Riker said, “Because of […]

todayJune 21, 2024 30

Community

Quilts of Valor Awarded to Six Emerald Coast Veterans

The Flying Needles Quilt Guild (FNQG) awarded six local veterans with special Quilts of Valor (QOV) on June 11 at the Air Force Armament Museum. The special event honored the veterans for their military service and sacrifice. Master of Ceremonies Barbi Ouellette, FNQG Group Lead and Guild QOV coordinator, said, “To sign a blank check pledging to their country to give whatever is asked, up to and including, their life. […]

todayJune 15, 2024 13

Community

Okaloosa County Holds 2nd Annual Women Veterans’ Day Ceremony

Okaloosa County celebrated the service of women veterans at its 2nd Annual Women Veterans’ Day at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center on the morning of June 12. The ceremony coincided with the 76th anniversary of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act signed by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, 1948. For the first time, women were allowed to serve as permanent, regular members of the armed forces in the […]

todayJune 14, 2024 15

Community

Okaloosa County Begins Opioid Abatement Initiatives Funded by the Florida Opioid Settlement

A special press release meeting was held on June 6 by Okaloosa County to honor Revive Awareness Day and and the County’s key opioid epidemic abatement initiatives beginning in June. Representatives from local agencies outlined the problems and strategies it is implementing to address strategies response to the drug epidemic and how those strategies will be funded. Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County Administrator Elizabeth Smith introduced the newly formed […]

todayJune 10, 2024 22

Community

MidSouth Bank Holds Successful “Pawty” for PAWS’ Adoptable Cats and Dogs

MidSouth Bank’s “Let’s Pawty” offered a donation opportunity as well as adoption event on behalf of the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) on June 7 in the bank’s parking lot on Beal in Fort Walton Beach. Branch Manager/Retail Loan Officer Lynn Fehr and her co-workers invited the public to a cookout at their 768 Beal Parkway NW location in Fort Walton Beach where Fehr showed her grilling prowess while attendees interacted […]

todayJune 10, 2024 20

Community

MidSouth Bank to Host Customer and Community Appreciation Cookout & Blood Drive on April 12

MidSouth Bank is once again hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Cookout and Blood Drive on Friday, April 12 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the their 768 Beal Parkway NW location in Fort Walton Beach. The event provides a way for the bank to demonstrate their appreciation for their customers, friends, and community neighbors. Along with enjoying a beautiful day savoring delicious grilled food, attendees will have an opportunity to […]

todayApril 3, 2024 43

Community

100.3 KROCK’s B-Team Celebrates 2024 National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department (FWBPD) will be honoring 2024 National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week (April 14 through April 20). The department has created a special “Adopt a Dispatcher” event and invited citizens of Fort Walton Beach to demonstrate their appreciation during this special week. Police Dispatchers are generally the first to speak with a citizen during an emergency while doing so with extreme calmness and sensitivity. These unsung heroes […]

todayApril 3, 2024 296

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