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Check out the lineup for the FWB Christmas Parade  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Here's the line-up for this year's Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Monday and rolls down Eglin Parkway.Fort Walton Beach ...



Destin teen headed to national performance  Destin Log

Most high school students spend their time preparing for college and enjoying being young. But every now and then, you find a student with razor focus and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



FWBHS in running for state, national spirit video awards  The Northwest Florida Daily News

This is the first time Fort Walton Beach High School has competed for the national spirit award, McAllister said. In addition to nationals, the high school is also ...



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 ...



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 ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: Free math tutoring available - News  Crestview News Bulletin

If you are a student seeking math assistance before exams, the Rocky Bayou Christian Academy's Mu Alpha Theta Club offers math tutoring from 12:30-4 p.m. ...



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 ...



Shirah named Destin parade grand marshal  Destin Log

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, the Christmas season is in full swing. On Dec. 8, the annual Destin Christmas parade will take place at 10 a.m. This year, ...



Shrek the Musical another remarkable FWBHS production  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Marching Band Mom. Yes, they are all my kids.A T-shirt with that saying keeps showing up in my Facebook feed. I can't imagine why. Lol.I'm pretty sure Christa ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Niceville salutes graduates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Niceville High School's 53rd commencement Thursday night was a little soggy, but that didn't stop the 480 seniors and their friends and family ...



FWBHS works its magic with A Midsummer Nights Dream  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Shakespeare created two of the most famous teenagers in literature when he wrote “Romeo & Juliet.”So a certain poetic justice came into play — and some ...



Victims of U.S. 98 crash were much-loved couple  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — A well-known and much-loved Destin couple is being mourned following their deaths late Friday night in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 98 and ...



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 ...



Former Fort Walton Beach High School student reunited with wallet 20 years later  WJHG-TV

It's been 20 years since former a Fort Walton Beach High School student had last seen his wallet. That all changed this week.



Class of 2018  The Northwest Florida Daily News

OKALOOSA ISLAND — As Billy Mikel regaled of a life full of star-studded friends — think Terry Bradshaw, Lou Holtz and Archie Manning to name a few — the ...



VIDEO: Amazing lightning video captured by FWB man  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Robert Bevill was capturing one of the recent rain storms at his home near Fort Walton Beach High School. A bolt of lighting struck ...



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 ...



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."



Choctaw named states most spirited  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Choctawhatchee High School was announced Monday as the winner of the 5th annual Sunshine State Spirit Showdown.



Area high schools rank best in state, nation  WJHG-TV

According to the report released by U.S. News for best high schools, several area high schools rank best in the state of Florida and across the nation.



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 ...



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. ...



Report: Speed, alcohol were factors in November crash that killed 25-year-old Jane Bartleson  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — An investigative report made public late last week into the Nov. 16, 2017 traffic crash that killed 25-year-old Jane Bartleson of Fort Walton Beach ...



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 ...



FWB man recalls landmark Silver Inn Bar (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Other than the Indian Mound Elks Lodge and the baseball field at Chester Pruitt Park, little remains of the tight-knit community that ...



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 ...



Memorial Day tributes scheduled across the area  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Memorial Day, providing a time to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice made by those who died in *service* to the United States, has a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Couple uses unfortunate experiences to help others  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — When Peter Rosenberger was in college, he met the woman he would one day marry. However, he never anticipated the struggles ...



EDITORIAL: Suicide is not painless - News  The Northwest Florida Daily News

It's been just over two years since a Fort Walton Beach High School freshman took his own life.The school mourned the death of Curtis Dison. Those who knew ...



The journeys not over yet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Krystal James and her family stood near the intersection of Wright Parkway and Hollywood Boulevard on Monday, watching as a ...



PAYING TRIBUTE: Video honors Destin couple who died in crash (VIDEO, PHOTOS)  Walton Sun

DESTIN — Shane Reynolds, Destin resident and former producer/host at National Geographic Wild and Travel Channel, recently published a tribute video to ...



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 ...



Junior Seahawks undefeated in youth football action  Walton Sun

After three weeks of play, the South Walton Junior Seahawks are undefeated, 3-0, in the Panhandle Youth Football Association.This past Saturday, the Junior ...



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?



Five vying to be next Miss Destin  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Five Miss Destin hopefuls have applied to represent the Destin Fishing Rodeo this fall. According to Helen Donaldson, executive director of the Destin Fishing ...



FWB gas station robbery under investigation  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Fort Walton Beach High School and Edwins Elementary were notified of the situation for a possible lockdown.



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 ...



Defense priority No. 1 for FWB spring  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Phil Dorn knew every name.At Fort Walton Beach football's spring practice on Thursday, the Vikings' head coach addressed every ...



12th annual Beast of the Beach begins Thursday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

OKALOOSA ISLAND — The usual powerhouses are all-in for the 12th annual Beast of the Beach wrestling tournament.There's two-time winner Wakulla and ...



Students face charges over school violence threats  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Two local high school students face charges after making threatening other students on social media.A 15-year-old Fort Walton Beach High School student was ...



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 ...



Rowdy rivals break bleachers  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Things got a bit heated at the Fort Walton Beach vs. Choctawhatchee game on Friday. So much so, Choctaw now has to pay Fort ...



Hope for Destin high school not dead  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Supporters of the proposed high school in the city were less than happy Monday when the Okaloosa County School Board voted to rescind its half-cent sales tax ...



Coast Guard captains career comes full circle  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — Capt. Martha J. LaGuardia's career ended earlier this month where it began 33 years ago, at Coast Guard Station Destin.LaGuardia retired from the ...



Lisa Hatchett is seeking justice for her son, Avery  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN—Avery Hatchett held a sheepshead by the hook, laughing before setting it down, its tail slapping the wet cement. His wetsuit was pulled down to his ...



UPDATE: Destin teens death ruled apparent suicide  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has ruled the death of Connor Bartlett, a Fort Walton Beach High School freshman, an apparent suicide. UPDATE 11:45 ...



We just didnt even have a chance to save him  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In an open letter to the Daily News, Eric Bartlett expressed his love for his son, Connor, and concerns for at-risk teens.



LIST: Area high school graduation dates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The clock is ticking for area high school students who will graduate this spring. Here's a list of area graduations so seniors, friends and family can start making ...



Fort Walton Beach names new head baseball coach  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Fort Walton Beach High School has named a new head coach for a varsity sports team. But no, it's not for football. Last week, former Vikings assistant Brian ...



Food service job fairs scheduled in Northwest Florida  Crestview News Bulletin

Fort Walton Beach — The Nutrition Group will have a series of job fairs for food *service* cafeteria workers.Open interviews will be held as follows throughout the ...



Teen who brought gun to school to be tried as adult  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A Destin father's efforts to keep his teenage son in the juvenile court has failed. Tom Mueller, father of the Fort Walton Beach High School teen who brought a ...



Panhandle pride: Veterans Day events schedule  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Don't miss an opportunity to observe and honor our veterans - the people that have made us the Land of the Free.



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 ...



Northwest Florida steps up to the plate in Panama City  WJHG-TV

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Cleanup efforts are a long way from over in Panama City, but they're a few hours closer to finished thanks to the Northwest ...



Experts speak about teen suicide following students death  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The human brain is geared towards living, so it usually takes a series of events that really make it get to that point where a person gets to a comfort level with the ...



Niceville’s Scholz, Markwardt are Swimmers of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Quinn Scholz couldn't believe it.That was the Niceville junior's first thought when he emerged the pool after winning gold in the 100-yard freestyle ...



Hometown History: FWB stadiums roots go back to Jet Age  The Northwest Florida Daily News

When it was built in the 1950s, Fort Walton Beach's new sports complex was a symbol of the city's reputation as a modern, high-tech community. Built on Jet ...



You are not alone  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Hundreds gathered at the Niceville High School Stadium Sunday afternoon with one single message.Hope."That's the message today," said ...



Community shaken by untimely deaths of area teens  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In 2015, a total of four teens ages 14 to 19 years old committed suicide in the area, according to the Florida Department of Health. "We are seeing more of it," ...



Over 2 dozen local students nominated to attend military academies  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The students, from a host of high schools, were nominated by Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida's Republican 1st District congressman.



Scene of fatal crash in Destin getting official review  The Northwest Florida Daily News

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Jane Bartleson was driving her 2007 Chevy Equinox westbound on Highway 98 at around 12:45 a.m. Nov.



Follow the MLK Parade today in Fort Walton Beach  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. today. The parade will step off on U.S. Highway 98 at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium before ...



Are you ready for some football? Coaches talk Kickoff Classic  The Northwest Florida Daily News

There's a chasm between area coaches in terms of expectations and approach surrounding the preseason Kickoff Classic. Is it the almighty win they value?



‘Fun times’: Choctaw practices set tone for culture, season  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Josh Williams sat alone next to the TeePee's exit.The Choctaw point guard had pulled a chair from the coaches' office. His right leg ...



Former Destin resident recoving in Malaysia after fall  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Just three months ago, Jeff "Swede" Swedenhjelm was in a coma after falling 33 feet from a rooftop in Bali while chasing a monkey that had stolen his favorite ...



Philip Dorn will be recommended for FWB AD/football HC position  The Northwest Florida Daily News

It appears Philip Dorn said all the right things and endeared himself to the eight-person selection committee tasked with finding Tommy Johnson's successor.



OCCSW 2017 Womens Hall of Fame ceremony, inductees  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) will honor this year's inductees to the Women's Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Room ...



A final look at Miss Destin 2018 candidates  Destin Log

Four local girls are gearing up to compete in the 2018 Miss Destin pageant, which is free to the public and will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Destin ...



Family relies on community after being displaced by fire  WJHG-TV

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One local family is looking on the bright side, even though their house recently caught fire. "This was going to be our ...



Lacrosse showcase continues push to get sport sanctioned  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Florida panhandle isn't quite Central New York. It's not Denver and it's especially not the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia corridor or Long ...



HarborWalk vendors offer unique experiences  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Regardless of the weather, the vendors at HarborWalk Village stay open selling everything from blown glass figurines, silly squishies – a new popular kid's toy ...



High School debate team qualifies for state  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Eight members of the Fort Walton Beach High School debate team will compete for state titles in the Florida Forensic League after their victories in a qualifying ...



EXCLUSIVE: FWB Director of Athletics, head football coach Phil Dorn talks transition  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Phil Dorn has been one busy man these last six weeks. Since being hired as the Director of Athletics and head football coach at Fort Walton Beach High School, ...



Miss Destin candidates attend first event  Destin Log

Four new Miss Destin contestants stood in a line in front of a semi-circle of chairs filled with pageant volunteers. Rachel McMullen, who was crowned Miss Destin ...



Rotary Club installs new board  Destin Log

The Rotary Club of Destin recently completed its 2017-2018 fiscal Rotary year and installed its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at its annual banquet and awards ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Choctaw vs. FWB boys soccer  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTOS: Pictures from Tuesday night's game between Choctawhatchee and Fort Walton Beach high school boys soccer teams. Buy Photo. [1/25]. DEVON ...



Jingle all the way  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Much Christmas magic can be felt through music.Enjoy holiday concerts along the Emerald Coast. The musical events here are listed in order of occurrence.



Strength in numbers: Choctaw wins regional with six champs  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Choctaw had nine weightlifters qualify for state during its 2015 1A title run.Seven united for last year's 2A state championship.



Former FWB resident in critical condition after motorcycle crash  The Northwest Florida Daily News

GAINESVILLE — Friends of former Fort Walton Beach resident Joe Wagner traveled to Gainesville after he was involved in a crash on his motorcycle Monday ...



Kneeling NFL player from Navarre claims father lost work as a result of protest  Pensacola News Journal

Fort Walton Beach High School alum Akeem Spence said his dad was denied work as a result of the NFL player's National Anthem protest on Sunday.



FWBs Daniel Orcutt wins Wendys High School Heisman  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Daniel Orcutt wasn't supposed to, but between all the ceremonies, tours, meet and greets and plane rides he's had in the past couple of days, the Fort Walton ...



FACES OF THE FUTURE: The Class of 2017  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Meet a few of the graduating high school seniors who will become our next doctors, contractors, teachers and leaders. The class of 2017 is made up of many ...



Miss Destin reflects on Destin Fishing Rodeo, her future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Following her month-long stint at the Destin Fishing Rodeo, Miss Destin 2017 Rachel McMullen said she is “doing great” and getting back into the swing of ...



A look at Okaloosa County candidates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Candidates for public office in Okaloosa County were asked to provide information concerning their candidacy. The following individuals responded to the Daily ...



Falling Jeeps, German POWs and other things you might not know about Northwest Florida  The Northwest Florida Daily News

There are some things that even longtime residents might not know about our little slice of paradise. Here are 10 things you might not know about Northwest ...



FWB teen gets full ride after losing parents, raising sibling  The Northwest Florida Daily News

At the age of 9, she lost her mother to cancer. At 17, she held her father as he took his final breath, dying from the same disease. In the same year, she separated ...



FWB alumnus Elliott leads San Lorenzo to Liga A championship  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Argentina's San Lorenzo basketball squad was backed into a corner — down 10 points late in the second quarter of Game 2 of its first-round playoff series ...



Ransom Middle Academic Teams Complete In Tournament  NorthEscambia.com

The Ransom Middle School Academic Team took part in the 12th Annual Academic Tournament at the Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State ...



Destin teenager, 2016 FWB grad, survives being struck by train  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PENSACOLA — According to a news release from Pensacola Police Department, a Destin teenager is hospitalized after being struck by a train on Thursday.



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