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Harbinger for Escambia County?

September 8, 2010

The Tea Party is much more organized in Fort Walton Beach and started to get involved in the local races. Will it move this direction or grow beyond a few small rallies at the parking lot…

Entertainment News

Zoo is making comeback

August 2, 2010

The Ft. Walton Beach Daily News reports that new owner and CEO Eric Mogensen of the Gulf Breeze Zoo says attendance is about 15 percent higher than what was budgeted. The zoo closed in August 2009…

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More details on Morris kick-back scandal

July 19, 2010

Daily News reports: Attorneys for Michael Coup, Sandra Norris and David Yacks, Okaloosa County deputies and officials accused in bonus kickback scheme concocted by jailed former Sheriff Charlie Morris, will be asking a jury why those…

BP Disaster

BP media spins

July 10, 2010

BP Liz Castro (yes, she is still around) yesterday told a group of realtors that BP’s current policy is to only pay claims to realtors on failed property sales blamed on the oil spill if the…

BP Disaster

News: Gulf Region Roundup

June 21, 2010

Daily News (FWB): Worst fear, greatest hope: Hands Across the Sand buoyed by worldwide support —At 11 a.m. on Saturday, at 417 sites in roughly 300 cities in 43 states and 12 countries, concerned people will…

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News: Okaloosa County awaits BP oil onslaught

June 20, 2010

Northwest Florida Daily News reports: As Walton County beaches witnessed their heaviest showing of tar balls to date, Okaloosa officials are gearing up for a second strong wave of weathered oil to hit shores Monday. Read…

News Politics

Okaloosa frustrated, too

May 7, 2010

The Daily News reports that officials in Okaloosa County are just as frustrated with BP’s Unified Command post as we are here. Read Okaloosa officials vent at spill bureaucracy Folks, BP isn’t here to help us.…

Politics

South Santa Rosa Co. news

February 12, 2010

No snow. It’s raining, cold…but no snow. My high schooler is happy nonetheless because she will be able to tell her children and grandchildren that in 2010 she got a “snow day” from the school system.…

News Politics

Liberty Counsel to sue Santa Rosa schools

January 13, 2010

Liberty Counsel, a conservative Christian group that has offices in Florida, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., has told the Daily News that it plans to sue the Santa Rosa County School District for violating the constitutional rights…