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2011-05-17 06:00:00

SUWANEE, Ga., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Airlines announced today the company would offer passengers the opportunity to connect to other cities it serves through the company's hub in Destin/Ft. Walton Beach. By opening the ability for passengers to connect through Northwest Florida Regional Airport, there are more than 100 new options for flights. The new schedule will take effect on June 1, 2011. "When we launched our service in March, we felt it would be prudent to keep...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

Silver ADDY awarded for website design. Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Bit-Wizards (http://www.BitWizards.com), a leading a leading provider of software solutions and consulting in the United States has announced that they received an ADDY® Award at the 2010 District ADDY® Awards Ceremony presented by the Emerald Coast Ad Federation. This year's Silver ADDY® was in recognition for the website design and development for Personnel Resources' corporate...

2010-05-13 11:40:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents along the Gulf Coast planning on getting a haircut this weekend may want to hold off until next Monday (May 17) when they can not only get a free haircut but help stem the flow of pollution from the oil spill disaster that is threatening the entire region. The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach (www.ftwaltonbeach.hamptoninn.com) in partnership with Matter of Trust (www.matteroftrust.org), an ecological non-profit organization, will...

2010-04-22 11:37:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sears Holdings (Nasdaq: SHLD), one of the nation's largest broadline retailers, today announced a multi-year agreement with Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers, to establish the first U.S. based "store-within-a-store" retail model for the golf industry. As a result, Edwin Watts will open 12 new service-oriented golf shops inside of existing Sears stores in key locations nationwide....

2009-05-21 10:50:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach (www.ftwaltonbeach.hamptoninn.com) announced today that the property received green lodging designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on May 4, 2009. Florida's Green Lodging Program certifies hotels that adopt green practices to reduce waste and conserve natural resources. The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach has implemented a variety of green initiatives including water conservation...

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. Fort Walton Beach staffers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to unveil the completed project, which was funded by the city's Community Redevelopment Agency. "We're just really thrilled that the CRA was able to do (this project) that people can see," said Joyce Gillie Gossom, the CRA's...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.