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2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Mona Moore, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Aug. 5--A public hearing for the Air Force's plans to privatize family housing has been postponed.

2008-08-02 15:00:12

By Dusty Ricketts, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Aug. 2--FORT WALTON BEACH -- The cul-de-sac on Carson Drive that is designed to cut down on drug sales has been completed.

2008-08-01 12:00:00

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Aug. 1--As Gov.

2008-07-28 12:00:42

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 28--DEFUNIAK SPRINGS -- Fido's days of free-spirited joy riding in an open-bed pickup truck are numbered in parts of Walton County.

2008-07-27 15:00:25

By Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 27--Autopsy: Man drowned in surf PANAMA CITY -- The district medical examiner's office has ruled that a struggling swimmer pulled from the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday died from drowning.

2008-07-27 15:00:21

By Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 27--The Better Business serving northwest Florida is warning of a phishing scam targeting 15 states, including Florida. The Internet crime complaint center (IC3) has received reports of phishing attacks targeting users of EPPICards.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 22--FREEPORT -- Habitat for Humanity of Walton County is restoring the ReStore. An army of volunteers, made up partly by staff from Sacred Heart Hospital, will descend on the ReStore from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

By Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 18--Tune in to local Cox Channel 6 beginning at 8 tonight through 8 p.m. Saturday for the 36th annual Cox Communications Cablethon benefiting Covenant Hospice. The 24-hour broadcast will feature live music by local entertainers.

2008-07-16 12:00:00

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 16--When James Walker disappeared from his home in Pensacola on the evening of June 30, Escambia County sheriff 's deputies began a desperate search on foot for the 70-year-old Alzheimer's patient.

2008-07-15 12:00:53

By Tom Mclaughlin, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 15--Support for or opposition to President George W. Bush's decision to lift an executive ban on off-shore drilling fell roughly along party lines among members of Congress representing Northwest Florida. U.S. Rep.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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