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SCHOOL SCOOPS: Art show features student creations

Sharon Dooley, Sunday Mar 24, 2019 at 9:06 AM Mar 24, 2019 at 9:06 AM The recent Van Porter Artist of the Year Show brought together creations by students in grades eight to 12, with several earning recognition.Students submitted three pieces and wrote essays expressing “What Art Means to Me.”Sam Miller of Fort Walton Beach High School received the Van Porter Award, while fellow…

JASON BLAKENEY: Join us at the beach for a photo and chat

Jason Blakeney, Daily News Executive Editor Sunday Mar 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM The weather’s warming up, days are getting longer and the sun is shining more each day. That means one thing: It’s about to get crowded around here.Sure, we are getting a taste of the traffic with spring breakers, but we all know now through May is a…

Sacred Heart receives five-star rating

Special to GateHouse Media Florida Saturday Mar 23, 2019 at 12:53 PM Mar 23, 2019 at 12:53 PM The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for the nation's hospitals to make it easier for people to compare hospital quality. Hospitals received ratings from one to five stars – with five stars being the highest score – based…

Why the sudden closure of the Mid-Bay? Here’s why?

By Sheri Kotzum | 315-4353 | @DestinLogSheri | Sunday Jan 13, 2019 at 1:50 PM Jan 13, 2019 at 1:50 PM On Tuesday, the Mid-Bay Bridge was suddenly closed for emergency repairs and residents weren’t the only ones who received short notice.Van Fuller, president of the Mid-Bay Bridge Authority said he found out the bridge was being closed at the same time every one…

CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: PAWS receives $25K grant for spay-neuter program

special to the Daily News Friday Jan 11, 2019 at 9:56 AM Jan 11, 2019 at 9:56 AM FORT WALTON BEACH — The Panhandle Animal Welfare Society was recently awarded a $25,000 Animal Friend Grant for a spay and neuter program to benefit Okaloosa County.Throughout the year, PAWS will schedule community cat and dog days to sterilize animals, targeting areas of greatest need within the…

Point Washington’s unique welcome

By Nathan Cobb | 315-4432 | @WaltonSunNate | Wednesday Jan 9, 2019 at 3:55 PM Jan 9, 2019 at 4:05 PM A salty breeze from the Gulf isn't the only aroma floating around Point Washington.A lift station located near the intersection of County Highway 98 and North County Highway 395 has been a source of debate for locals who are upset about its odor…

Keefe sworn in as U.S. Attorney

Special to the Daily News Wednesday Jan 9, 2019 at 3:18 PM Jan 9, 2019 at 3:18 PM PENSACOLA — Larry Keefe of Shalimar took the oath of office Wednesday from Chief District Judge Mark E. Walker to become the 41st U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.Keefe was nominated by President Donald Trump on Aug. 16, 2018, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate…

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