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Myers legacy lives on at NWFSC  Destin Log

NICEVILLE — Before her passing earlier this year, Susan Pryor Sloat Myers decided to link her name with Northwest Florida State College's Learning ...



Photos: FEATURED SENIORS: Fort Walton Beach High School Class of 2019  The Northwest Florida Daily News

To celebrate our future, the Northwest Florida Daily News asked all area high schools to send us photos of their top 5 seniors, along with a short questionnaire.



Destin school plot thickens  Walton Sun

DESTIN — An email sent out by Grace Lutheran Church on Friday provides evidence its property is in play as negotiations continue to find a location for a city ...



Photos: Fort Walton Beach High School graduation  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTO GALLERY: Pictures from Fort Walton Beach High School's Class of 2019 graduation Friday night at Steve Riggs Stadium. [1/376]. Buy Photo. [2/376].



FWB High School hits 50: Its such a feeling of home (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Most anniversaries are celebrated on a specific day. But Fort Walton Beach High School is spreading its 50th celebration over a ...



Destin native runs stunt department on feature film  Port St. Joe Star

Mindy Kelly's handiwork is in Lady Gaga and Beyonce's “Telephone” music video, Childish Gambino's “Sober” music video, many other music videos, video ...



Interest in Destin high school surpasses expectations  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — For as long as 30 years, the idea of having a high school in this fishing village has been a dream of many residents. Now, that dream is close to ...



High School Graduations 2019  The Northwest Florida Daily News

It's time to play "Pomp and Circumstance," and watch the square hats fly — high school graduation season has arrived in Northwest Florida. Here is a list of local ...



50 years, 2 directors, 1 band: - News  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — For the past 50 years, the Fort Walton Beach High School band has lived up to the school motto, "Excellence without exception.



School Board votes to approve Destin High School  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Destin High School got another step closer to becoming a reality Monday night when the Okaloosa County School Board voted unanimously to ...



FWBHS spring musical to channel rom-com The Wedding Singer  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Christa Whittaker has more wedding dresses in the costume shop than the Fort Walton Beach High School theater department could ever need.The theater ...



SIGNING DAY: FWB sends 13 to next level  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The college-themed tables spanned the 84 feet of hardwood and beyond in Fort Walton Beach High's gym.There was a state ...



HS students get Spat On!  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Marine biology students at Fort Walton Beach High School were a little fishy Tuesday — lionfish-y that is.Choctawhatchee Basin ...



Vegan food proves popular at FWB High  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Robin Brown, the cafeteria manager at Fort Walton Beach High School, has a special bond with many of the students she interacts ...



FWB High gets rubberized track  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Torrential rain on Friday morning didn't keep the Fort Walton Beach High School track team from hosting a groundbreaking ...



Princesses, Privateers set goals for future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Name: Payton Easley BolgerSchool: Choctawhatchee High SchoolKrewe of Bowlegs heritage: daughter of Captain Billy LX, Todd Bolger; Queen LVII, DeDe ...



Whittaker Theatre Family  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Some people call them Bob and Christa Whittaker.For their daughters Sydney and Helena — along with hundreds of former Fort Walton Beach High School and ...



School Board approves guardian program  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Okaloosa County School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the implementation of the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, which ...



Officials concerned about vaping trend in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton high schools  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Every school day, Niceville High School School Resource Officer Amber Flanagan says she gets a call to investigate student vaping on campus. “When we get ...



Silver Sands students learn how to be gentlemen at their prom  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — “To be, or not to be? A Dude,” read blue pamphlets on every chair at this year's Dude Day at Silver Sands Center School on Friday.



SCHOOL SCOOPS: NHS students qualify for national program  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville High School juniors Halle Bright and Joseph Moore are invited by the College Board to participate in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.



Former Niceville HS tennis star charged with sexual assault  The Northwest Florida Daily News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — A 2018 Niceville High School graduate, a tennis star who signed on to play for the Air Force Academy, is now facing sexual ...



Mr. Hall of Fame  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH – All apologies to Gregg Popovich, but Kevin Craig may be the most interesting coach in basketball.The South Walton girls coach is fiery.



Bruner, Meigs get new principals  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Two middle schools have new leaders after the Okaloosa County School Board on Monday appointed principals for Bruner and Meigs middle ...



Beast of the Beach returns to FWB  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH – The venue has changed. The allure of its lauded field hasn't. Today and tomorrow the 13th Annual Beast of the Beach wrestling ...



Local woman critically injured in boating accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A Destin woman remains in intensive care three days after getting entangled in a boat propeller off a Destin beach. Lee Ann Dorn, who is 55, was flown to Fort ...



This is the real ceremony  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — "That's the ceremony ... out there," Tom Rice said.Looking across the flat expanse of Beal Memorial Cemetery as the sun rose on ...



Fort Walton Beach wrestling coach killed in accident remembered by community  WEAR

The Fort Walton Beach community is mourning the loss of a man who was a mentor to many athletes and a friend to many more. He was killed earlier this week ...



The Wedding Singer left us laughing during fond farewell  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Wedding Singer” likely won't be the last Fort Walton Beach High School production I'll write about, but it will be the last one directed by Jedi drama teacher ...



Photos: Fort Walton Beach High School - Class of 2018  The Northwest Florida Daily News

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Hes got spirit: FWBHS Brian Adams has been cheering on the Vikings for over a decade  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Brian Adams held a pair of light-up white pompoms in his hands on Friday night at Fort Walton Beach High School's homecoming ...



Miss Okaloosa pageant winners crowned  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The third annual Miss Okaloosa County Pageant was held recently in the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.



Friends raise money for Destin woman injured in boating accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

While Lee Ann Dorn continues to fight for her life in a local hospital, a pair of her close friends have started a fundraising account to help the family with medical ...



Annual MLK parade attracts hundreds (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Hundreds of people came out on a cold Monday morning to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the city's annual parade.



Why a charter school? - News  Destin Log

As the effort to build a charter high school in Destin gains momentum, some people are left asking some questions. Why a charter school? And what is the ...



Two face drug charges after home search  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Two people have been arrested and charged with several felonies after a search of their home resulted in the discovery of a large ...



FWB theater students give Shakespeare classic Woodstock twist  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Many are familiar with the Shakespearean comedy “A Midsummer Night's Dream” — not this version.The Fort Walton Beach High School Drama Department will ...



ONE LAST TIME: Area stars ready for final high school baseball game  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Drenched in sweat, John Gillis jogged his way down the first-base line from the bullpen toward the batting cage Tuesday afternoon, ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: Time for the sounds of the season  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Time for sounds of the season with the opportunity to enjoy youthful voices from the South Walton Children's Chorus, which performs its “Winter Wonderland” ...



Video of Fort Walton Beach grad goes viral  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — LaDarius Marshall never thought cheerleading would make him famous, but a video of him cheering has gone viral on Facebook.



Rotary Club raising money for local students  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Do you want $10000? How about a $15000 all-expenses paid vacation? Or a $25000 kitchen remodel? The Rotary Club of Fort Walton Beach wants to give one ...



Sexual assualt charges dismissed against former Niceville High School tennis star Jefferson Hobbs  The Northwest Florida Daily News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Sexual assault charges filed against Jefferson Hobbs, a 2018 Niceville High School graduate and tennis star who had ...



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: #ThursdayThrowback gallery: Dec. 1998  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTO GALLERY: Here's the second installament of our Throwback Thursday gallery, featuring Daily News photos from December 1998. [1/70]. Norriego Point ...



Family of woman injured in Destin boating accident seek stranger who donated flip-flops  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — Nearly a month after a Destin woman was critically injured in a freak boating accident, her family is searching for the kind strangers who helped them ...



Boating accident witness says prop wasnt moving  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — A Destin woman critically injured last weekend in a "freak" boating accident continues to make slow progress toward recovery, according to an online ...



How to make schools safe  Walton Sun

FORT WALTON BEACH — In years past when children returned to school after a summer vacation, they'd find their teachers armed with antibacterial wipes, ...



Miss Okaloosa County Pageant a success  The Northwest Florida Daily News

OKALOOSA ISLAND — The 3rd annual Miss Okaloosa County Pageant was held recently in the Emerald Coast Convention Center. The six age divisions ...



After months of turmoil, Marcus Chambers says well handle things the right way  The Northwest Florida Daily News

As 2018 was drawing to a close and November's general election approached, it became apparent in local political circles that a young man by the name of ...



Gaetz nominates students to military academies  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Hundreds of students, educators and proud parents packed into Niceville High School's auditorium Tuesday morning to hear the military ...



Vikings out shoot South Walton  Walton Sun

With three players in double digits, the Fort Walton Beach Vikings out shot the South Walton Seahawks Monday night, handing them a 70-51 loss in boys varsity ...



Employees of the year  Times-Journal

The Fort Payne Board of Education announced it's Employees of the Year awards at Thursday's meeting.



Meet the Fort Walton Beach High Class of 2016  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Fort Walton Beach High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 7:30 p.m. today at the football stadium. Meet the seniors who will be receiving their ...



MARCUS CHAMBERS: The forward path for Okaloosa County Schools  The Northwest Florida Daily News

I recently saw a quote that reads, “Be grateful for what you have, work hard for what you don't have.” More than grateful, though, I am humbled beyond words by ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: West DeFuniak kids get a lesson in economics  The Northwest Florida Daily News

As a lesson in economics and its effects on people, the students in Gabrielle Thomas' West DeFuniak Elementary School class became producers and ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: West DeFuniak students learn about horticulture  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In a lesson in horticulture and environment, West DeFuniak Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Jessica Daniel had her class observe parts of a flower by ...



Florida allows armed teachers to protect school children  Walton Sun

FORT WALTON BEACH — In years past when children returned to school after a summer vacation, they'd find their teachers armed with antibacterial wipes, ...



Shalimar Library hosts art - News  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Shalimar Library has become the new home to 20 pieces of art created by Shalimar Elementary School students.The students entered Mardi Gras masks ...



A natural runner: FWBs Smith nabs Runner of the Year award  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — For as long as she can remember, Kambry Smith has been a natural frontrunner.A sophomore at Fort Walton Beach High School, ...



UPDATE: Bond denied for man accused in Mary Esther fatal wreck  The Northwest Florida Daily News

MARY ESTHER — An Okaloosa County judge has denied bond for the 20-year-old Fort Walton Beach man accused of causing a crash that killed one young ...



19 events to look forward to in 2019  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Break out your 2019 planners and pencil in these 19 events — including several family-friendly outings. 1. Emerald Coast Theatre Co.'s production of “Dancing ...



Shrek the Musical: FWB High School revisits animated movie characters  The Northwest Florida Daily News

It takes nearly an hour to transform Grant Oberle into the green-headed ogre many came to know in the 2001 movie “Shrek.”The Fort Walton Beach High School ...



FWBHS closer to getting rubber track  The Northwest Florida Daily News

We're probably at about $130000 now, including the money being pledged. Pretty close to $150000 is needed to resurface the track."



The 2019 Emerald Coast Open: largest lionfish tournament in history  Destin Log

The Northwest Florida area has been identified as having the highest concentration of invasive lionfish in the world.Lionfish pose a significant threat to our native ...



Let the good times roll with Mardi Gras events  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Get ready to celebrate, because Mardi Gras 2019 events begin in February. Here are some Mardi Gras events in the area.DeFuniak Springs Mardi Gras Parade ...



Photos: VINTAGE PHOTOS: Throwback Thursday March 1999  The Northwest Florida Daily News

THROWBACK THURSDAY PHOTO GALLERY: Here's a taste of what was happening along the Emerald Coast in March 1999. The Thunderbirds amazed the ...



Mary Esther woman killed in car crash  The Northwest Florida Daily News

MARY ESTHER — A 20-year-old Fort Walton Beach man was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly caused a crash that killed one young woman and ...



GRADUATION PHOTOS: NWF area school graduations  Destin Log

Thousands of seniors graduated from high school this year in Northwest Florida. Our team of photojournalists photographed many of the high school ...



COMMUNITY CALENDAR May 8  Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless noted. Destin City Hall All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA Board meetings are held at the City ...



EDITORIAL: FWBHS – where the rubber meets the track  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Being able to improve local tracks is good news for everyone, especially young athletes. The area has no shortage of talent. We need to be able to say the same ...



Another plan for a Destin high school  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — After years of discussions, a plan is in place for Destin to get its own high school.Representatives from the Destin Chamber of Commerce and the ...



FWB assistant wrestling coach dies in Nashville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Fort Walton Beach wrestling program lost a family member late Tuesday night. Jorge Hernandez, an assistant coach with the program for five years, was ...



Brooke OKeefe named Miss Destin 2019  Destin Log

There's a new Miss Destin in town.Fort Walton Beach High School junior Brooke O'Keefe was crowned Miss Destin 2019 at the annual pageant on Saturday.



Local teen makes Florida All-State band  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Being selected for “first chair” in a band is always an honor. But being selected for first chair two years in a row at a state-wide competition is something 15 year ...



Steve Riggs reflects on 10 years of Steve Riggs Stadium (PHOTOS, VIDEO)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Steve Riggs still gets a kick out of watching Fort Walton Beach High School football games from the top row of the stands, where he can glance out occasionally ...



FWB contributes to track project  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Thanks to an effort that City Manager Michael Beedie called "a true community project since the beginning," the run-down asphalt ...



New Miss Destin crowned  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — There's a new Miss Destin in town.Fort Walton Beach High School junior Brooke O'Keefe was crowned Miss Destin 2019 at the annual Miss Destin ...



COMMUNITY CALENDAR May 1  Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless noted. Destin City Hall All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA Board meetings are held at the City ...



Where does your high school rank?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2017 Best High School Rankings. Which local high school ranked highest nationally?



Okaloosas schools are some of the oldest in Florida  The Northwest Florida Daily News

If you have a child in the Okaloosa County School District, chances are good the school he or she attends is older than you are. In fact, it's not uncommon ...



Two local students arrested for shooting threats/pranks  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Among the arrested was a 13-year-old Pryor Middle School student who sent a Snapchat of an M4 assault rifle and stated in the social media post: "I would kill ...



2018 graduations dates and locations  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Here are the graduation dates and locations for high schools and colleges across the Panhandle: May 5Northwest Florida State College: 10 a.m. for graduates ...



Destiny Worship Center to host open house  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Destiny Worship Center places emphasis on the next generation — big time, added founder and lead pastor Steve Vaggalis.He has proof.The church will launch ...



Generation gap for Destin high school  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — The famous movie quote "If you build it, they will come" worked for a baseball field in Iowa.But what about a high school in Destin?Although the idea ...



Longtime FWB coach, educator recovering in hospital (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Ernie Green, a longtime coach and educator at Fort Walton Beach High School has had some health issues, but his family said he is recovering at Fort Walton ...



Princesses, Privateers make plans for future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Name: Karlia AmielSchool: Choctawhatchee High SchoolKrewe of Bowlegs heritage: daughter of Mike and Jennifer Amiel, Honor Guard LI; granddaughter of ...



STEM students honored at state conference - News  Crestview News Bulletin

TALLAHASSEE — Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran recently recognized 103 of Florida's highest-achieving 11th grade STEM (science, technology, ...



RETAIL CORRIDOR: Pecan Jacks 30A, Pristine Clean LLC  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PECAN JACKS 30A. The concept has a humble beginning. Tim and Veronica “Ronnie” Wyatt would make candy and give it away as Christmas gifts. While also ...



The Next Level: 11 FWB athletes sign letters of intent  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The gym at Fort Walton Beach High School was packed.Tables lined the floor decorated with pictures, jerseys, hats, balloons and ...



FWB likes possible baseball league’s pitch  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The possible 2019 teams are the Fort Walton Beach Stingrays, 30A Redfish, South Walton Sand Sharks, Panama City Pompano, Lynn Haven Dolphins and ...



FWBHS graduate working with Navy communications command  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PENSACOLA — A 2016 Fort Walton Beach High School graduate is stationed with a Navy command responsible for teaching future information warriors the ...



Video helps PAWS animals find somebody to love  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — As a Realtor, Kaye Towner says she believes everyone deserves a safe and happy home. And that includes the animals at the ...



FWBs Rudman earns female Scholastic Award  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Lucy Rudman was prepared for her holiday pictures.A senior swimmer at Fort Walton Beach High School, Rudman had been told the ...



Gulf coast looks to maintain, restore oysters  The Northwest Florida Daily News

MONROE, La. — The oyster dressing is safe this year.Since the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010, 4 billion to 8.3 billion subtidal oysters were estimated to be lost ...



Grant provides funds to fix high school's theater  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Fort Walton Beach High School's theater department hopes to resolve some structural issues after receiving a $22000 grant last week. On Monday, theater ...



Dorn approved as FWB AD, football head coach  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A blur. Fast-paced. That's how newly-appointed Fort Walton Beach Athletic Director and head football coach Philip Dorn said these last few days have been for ...



SENIOR PHOTO GALLERIES: View formal photos from NWF schools  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Northwest Florida Daily News would like to congratulate all of those seniors who are graduating this year. Below are photo galleries of senior formal photos ...



The Carver-Hill Museum tells stories of Okaloosas segregated black students  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — It was just 52 years ago when David Wheeler became one of the last children in Okaloosa County to suffer from segregation at the county's only ...



Sheriffs Office releases fatal wreck dash cam and 911 call (VIDEO)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Walton County Sheriff's Office has released the dash camera video and 911 call from the night of a fatal crash at the corner of County Road 283 and U.S. ...



Lavin steps down at FWB  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH – From his 21 seasons at the helm of Fort Walton Beach boys basketball, John Lavin developed one golden rule.“Be on time.”Sure, so ...



How early is too early?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Okaloosa County School District staffers presented research at a meeting concerning school start times Wednesday as the committee studying ...



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