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Okaloosa County offsets impacts of Crestview bypass on wetlands

CRESTVIEW — To offset the loss of about 6 acres of wetlands from the construction of part of the Southwest Crestview bypass, the Okaloosa County Commission recently agreed to pay more than $700,000 for the purchase of “mitigation credits.”. A mitigation credit represents the wetland ecological value equivalent to the...
OKALOOSA COUNTY, FL
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Class Act: Andalusia kindergarten teacher makes lifelong connections

ANDALUSIA, Ala. (WSFA) - Sherry Pouncey has been at Andalusia Elementary School for three decades, molding and shaping her students. “Mrs. Pouncey has been here 35 years, she’s a teacher that makes personal connections with her students and also with their families,” said Andalusia City Schools Superintendent Daniel Shakespeare. Pouncey...
ANDALUSIA, AL
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Andalusia Star News

Endowment of Merrill Family fund established at LBW

An official signing was held at LBW Community College to announce the endowment of the Merrill Family Memorial Fund. The Merrill Family Memorial Fund was established in 1986 with the original contribution from Clara Thagard in memory of her father, Eli Reid Merrill. Annual contributions were made until 1991. One of Clara’s brothers was Reid Merrill, the father of Tobey, Scotty, Lee, and William. Scotty and Lulu were friends of Dr. Bill and Betty Albritton who endowed the fund in 2021 in memory of Scotty, Clara, and her daughter Lynne Thagard Zorn, and to honor Scotty’s wife Louise Richardson, nee Waller, (LuLu), and his brother Augustus Lee Merrill.
ANDALUSIA, AL
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Alabama Coca-Cola plant gets new life as English Pub

Imagine flying across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom and stopping in one of England’s traditional pubs. There’s no need for that flight now as downtown Andalusia is home to The B Craft Beer and Wine Pub. Kyle and Kim Baumgartner wanted to bring something unique to the community and...
ALABAMA STATE
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The Polar Express Movie Night

Join us for Movie Night featuring The Polar Express at the Crestview Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 18th at 8pm. Join us for photos with Santa and the annual mug of hot chocolate to sip on while watching the film. This month's movie night is hosted by Joey the Jeweler.
CRESTVIEW, FL
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Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Alabama High School Athlete of the Week (Nov.22-28)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 22-28 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Dec. 6. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email sblive-social@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.
ALABASTER, AL
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WHO chief: Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Monday is pushing for an international accord to help prevent and fight future pandemics amid the emergence of a worrying new omicron COVID-19 variant. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial...
GENEVA, AL
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All aboard for Christmas fun in Crestview!

The title song tells us, “It's a magic carpet on a rail; Never takes a rest,” and The Polar Express is pulling into the Crestview Community Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 — one week before Christmas — as the December Family Movie Night feature. The delightful animated 2004...
CRESTVIEW, FL
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Shelton State softball signs locals Marshall of Dale County, Cardwell of Kinston

Shelton State softball coach Buddy Boyle never hesitates to come back to south Alabama when looking for talent to fill his roster at the Tuscaloosa-based community college. “When you get a kid from the Wiregrass, they’re going to be hard-working, they’re going to respect the game and they’re going to respect the school they play for,” Boyle said.
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Live updates: WHO warns omicron variant risk is 'very high'

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the global risk from the omicron variant of the coronavirus is “very high” based on early evidence, warning of the possibility of future surges with “severe consequences.”. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After...
GENEVA, AL
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WHO warns that new virus variant poses 'very high' risk

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is “very high” based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with “severe consequences.”. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription...
GENEVA, AL
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EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know about omicron variant

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it could still take some time to get a full picture of the threat posed by omicron, a new variant of the coronavirus as scientists worldwide scramble to assess its multiple mutations. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers...
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Christmas Parade

Join us for the 2021 Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 4. This year's theme is "Songs of Christmas." The tree lighting is at 5pm with the parade starting at 5:30pm, downtown on Main Street!
CRESTVIEW, FL
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