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Ambassadors hit the beach in Santa Rosa

NAVARRE — The Santa Rosa County UF/IFAS Extension Office is seeking volunteers to promote safe practices on Navarre Beach.A handful of volunteers participated in the Navarre Beach Ambassador training Wednesday to learn how to be good stewards of Florida's Most Relaxing Place."This program serves two purposes," said Katie Boole, a University of Florida student interning with the extension office through the summer. "It's promoting the area and promoting ways to protect [...]
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Man dead after flatbed crashes into pickup on I-10

MILTON — A Milton man is dead after a traffic accident on Interstate 10 on Thursday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Jimmy L. Berger, 76, was driving a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck east on I-10 near the Avalon Boulevard exit as Donald E. Chase, 35, [...]
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Ethics Commission to hear case against Cecilia Jones

The Florida Commission on Ethics has scheduled a probable cause hearing to evaluate the findings of an investigation launched after two complaints were lodged against Walton County Commissioner Cecilia Jones.Former Walton County resident Art Miller was informed in a letter dated June 18 that the hearing would be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 in Tallahassee.Miller filed his complaint last October. He alleged Jones had misused her powers as a commissioner and indulged in various [...]
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Pregnant woman involved in FWB accident (PHOTOS)

FORT WALTON BEACH — A pregnant woman was sent to the hospital following a Thursday afternoon accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.A black Cadillac sedan and a red Mustang were involved in an accident at about 4 p.m. Thursday in front of Heather Glenn Apartments, at the intersection of Hunt Club Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. A Florida Highway Patrol crash report has not yet been released.According to the call history record from the Okaloosa County [...]
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