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U.S. 90 widening continues to divide Milton

Opponents of widening U.S. Highway 90 through downtown Milton are running out of time. The Florida Department of Transportation will begin designing the project in the coming fiscal year. On Tuesday, a resident questioned Mayor Heather Lindsay’s commitment to finding a better solution.
MILTON, FL
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Louisiana city marshal who drowned in Destin escorted back home

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Nearly a dozen Louisiana law enforcement agencies arrived in Pensacola Friday to escort the body of Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr. back home. Caldwell's body was found in the Gulf of Mexico on June 18, after he fell off of his boat while trying to retrieve his hat.
PENSACOLA, FL

Mary Esther man faces 20 counts on child porn charges

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A man from Mary Esther has been arrested and charged with 20 counts of possession of child pornography, according to officials with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Phillip Dahn, 22, was arrested at his home after they served a search warrant. He not only faces 20 counts of […]
MARY ESTHER, FL
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Milton becomes latest city to ask Gov. DeSantis to veto Local Business Protection Act

Milton is the latest governmental body requesting Gov. Ron DeSantis veto the Local Business Protection Act, which made its way through the state Legislature this past session and onto the governor’s desk earlier this month. The bill SB 620 would allow businesses to sue local governments if regulations are passed that cost the business at least 15% of profits. ...
MILTON, FL
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Korean BBQ Steakhouse coming soon

Before we get started on the news this morning, I just want to say thanks for your patience this week. We had a family emergency come up late last week that took us out of town. As a result, I’ve only been able to get out this one newsletter since last week.
OKALOOSA COUNTY, FL
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Eglin moving back to HPCon Bravo on Monday

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Eglin Air Force Base will move back to Health Protection Condition Bravo on June 27, according to an announcement today by the base. Brig. Gen. Scott Cain, the 96th Test Wing commander, is directing Health Protection Condition Bravo due to the increased community transmission of COVID-19 across the local communities, according to the statement.

Free vaccines in Northwest Florida following recent meningococcal outbreak

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Meningococcal diagnosis’ in 2022 surpassed the 5-year average of meningococcal disease cases in Florida, according to the Florida Health Department in Okaloosa County. The county is offering free vaccines to those 18 and older in Fort Walton Beach starting June 24. Appointments must be made by calling 850-833-9246. “This […]
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL
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DESTIN EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT - June 24

Please send your events, meetings, etc., to news@nwfdailynews.com at least two weeks in advance and put Destin Log calendar in the subject line. The City of Destin’s Adopt-A-Street Program allows local families, businesses and community groups to perform a valuable community service by adopting sections of a street to keep clear of litter and debris. Groups who participate in this program will have their name listed on the City’s website and signage installed on their adopted street. For more information, call 837-6869 or email adoptastreet@cityofdestin.com.
DESTIN, FL
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New leaders on the board in the Boathouse Summer Slam Fishing Tournament

With three weeks down and seven to go, the Boathouse Summer Slam Fishing Tournament is weighing fish daily and new leaders on going on the board. One of the new leaders on the board is Hud Mathes of Fort Walton Beach with a 20.4-pounder caught aboard the Coastline Tree for first in the Red Snapper division for private boats.
DESTIN, FL
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Korean BBQ Steakhouse to open in Downtown Fort Walton Beach

Downtown Fort Walton Beach is getting a new Korean BBQ-style restaurant called Sura Korean Steakhouse. The new steakhouse will open in the old Bangkok House on the corner of Ferry Road and First Street. Sura Korean Steakhouse is the brainchild of Ji Hoon Kim, a local, who opened up the...
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