PONCE DE LEON — The Walton County Fire Rescue put out a structure fire near Bruce on Thursday.The Walton County Fire Rescue responded to a call around 2:15 p.m. Thursday at 6444 State Road 20 E. When firefighters arrived, a double garage belonging to a one-story home was on fire.Fire Rescue training Capt. Ralph Everage said firefighters were able to extinguish the flames before it caused any major damage to the main living area.Everage said there was [...]
A gas main damaged in the crash produced a high-pressure leak that firefighters were fortunately able to keep from igniting.
Weather experts are warning Northwest Florida residents to brace for potentially bitter cold settling in around New Year’s Eve and lasting throughout next week.
These Florida lotteries were drawn Tuesday:Fantasy 5: 01-04-08-20-23Lucky Money: 05-13-31-40, Lucky Ball 2, estimated jackpot: $2 millionMega Millions: 10-12-20-38-41, Mega Ball 25, Megaplier 4, estimated jackpot $277 millionPowerball: estimated jackpot $337 millionPick 2 Evening: 9-7Pick 2 Midday: 6-5Pick 3 Evening: 9-5- [...]
Jeff "Swede" Swedenhjelm has made it safely to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he is being prepped for surgery."It's a Christmas miracle," said his daughter, Lyric.Swede fell 33 feet Dec. 18 while chasing a monkey across a rooftop in Bali after it stole his favorite Pittsburgh Steelers cap. He was diagnosed with severe damage to his spinal cord and is paralyzed from the chest down. [...]
Across Northwest Florida the coldest temps will dip into the low-30s on New Year's Day night.
Although it's impossible to know which donation pushed the Empty Stocking Fund over its goal of $100,000, it seems almost certain that it came in on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.It might have been the $10 donation from a Fort Walton Beach man or the anonymous $1,000 donation made as a tribute to a Biblical verse. [...]
Despite the president's dismal approval ratings and lethargic legislative achievements, he remains profoundly popular here in the Appalachian Mountains, a region so badly battered by the collapse of the coal industry it became the symbolic heart of Trump's white working-class base.
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