January 2018

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Florida Lottery results for Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017

These Florida lotteries were drawn Saturday:Fantasy 5: 06-11-17-31-33Lotto: 01-05-09-25-52-53, estimated jackpot $10 millionLotto XTRA: 05Powerball: 28-36-41-51-58, Powerball 24, Power Play 2, estimated jackpot $384 million [...]

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Top stories of 2017 on the Emerald Coast

Literally and figuratively, storm clouds found a home along the Emerald Coast when reviewing the top stories of 2017. From storms, to murders, scandals and heartache, this was a tough year for many people.However, there were still bright moments along the way. View the compilation of stories below and make sure to click through the photo galleries that show both tragedy, triumph and the beautiful area in which we live. [...]


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OCSD Scandal: Onward we tread, in search of truth

Where will all this lead — the truths, mistruths, distortions and contradictions? We suspect in the next couple months a grand jury convened by the State Attorney's Office will provide appropriate direction and action.

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EMPTY STOCKING LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

The following donations were made to the Empty Stocking Fund as of Dec. 29 FORT WALTON BEACHAnonymous $250Lealis & Jacque Hale In Honor of their three children Caryn, Hale, & Hawkins $200Anonymous In Memory of Pete $975.34 DESTIN Kevin & Mary Ann Sherman In Memory of Chase Sherman $100 NICEVILLERobert & Linda Gillette In Memory of Guy & [...]

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Florida Lottery results for Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017

These Florida lotteries were drawn Sunday:Fantasy 5: 08-10-16-23-31Pick 2 Evening: 4-8Pick 2 Midday: 3-9Pick 3 Evening: 8-6-0Pick 3 Midday: 3-8-9Pick 4 Evening: 7-9-1-9Pick 4 Midday: 3-5-5-1Pick 5 Evening: 5-0-5-8-3Pick 5 Midday: 5-1-0-5-4Powerball: [...]

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Children in Crisis to add food pantry

FORT WALTON BEACH — Children in Crisis will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 16 for its new food pantry — Kay's Cupboard.The ribbon cutting will be held at the Children in Crisis Neighborhood on Hurlburt Road at 3:30 p.m. on Jan 16, according to a press release from Children in Crisis.Kay's Cupboard food pantry and donation center will help Children in Crisis better utilize food drives and other donations for more than 100 children who call the Children in [...]


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Story of the Year: Continuing Coverage

Following are excerpts from key stories since the Northwest Florida Daily News made its first report on Aug. 5 that Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an active investigation into alleged child abuse of a special needs student at Kenwood Elementary School.SEPT. 17‘I’m not going to be a scapegoat’Arden Farley refuses to “be a scapegoat” in the child abuse controversy swirling in the [...]