Posted in Health

DOH official: ‘Every one of these deaths was preventable’

The Department of Health in Okaloosa County has a director that’s unafraid to speak truth. The Daily News reports that Okaloosa DOH director Dr. Karen…

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Posted in Education

Grand jury slams Okaloosa school superintendent

An Okaloosa County grand jury issued a scathing report stating that School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson failed to satisfy her obligations to provide for the…

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Posted in Business

From Pensacola to Destin, airports booming

The City of Pensacola released yesterday that 175,814 individuals arrived and departed from the Pensacola International Airport in July, setting a new monthly record. The…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Okaloosa to ship recyclables to ECUA Perdido Landfill facility

Daily News reporter Tom McLaughlin reports that Okaloosa County will soon begin shipping its recyclables to ECUA’s new $10-million facility located at the Escambia County’s…

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Okaloosa close to picking new airport director

Okaloosa County has narrowed its for a new director of Okaloosa County’s three airports down to three finalists: Okaloosa’s Interim Airports Director Tracy Stage; Daniel…

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Posted in Crime

Crime moves to the east as Okaloosa makes soaring crime list

24/7 Wall St. published its list of “Top 9 Cities Where Crime is Soaring.” The Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin metro area made the list at No….

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Posted in Politics

New website aims to hold elected officials in Okaloosa County accountable

The website is AccountabilityOkaloosa.com created by Okaloosa County. It is a campaign to put the priorities of regular citizens at the forefront with elected officials….

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Walton County TDC has BP gift card issue, too

One of my favorite investigative reporters, Tom McLaughlin with the Fort Walton Daily News, reports today that auditors found the Walton County TDC had “inadequate”…

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Posted in Politics

State Attorney agrees to not prosecute Vision Airlines

When the Vision Airlines pulled out of the Okaloosa County airport leaving behind more than $100,000 in Passenger Facility Charges, the state attorney filed charges…

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