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How Matt Gaetz Used Daddy's Money to Become Trump's Favorite Congressman  Mother Jones

What's the benefit of being the president's most sycophantic fanboy in Congress? If you ask the office of Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Republican from the Florida ...



Photos: TOP SENIORS - Niceville High School Class of 2019  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Indira Mishra: What are you doing next year? þÄúI will be attending the University of Waterloo in Canada to study Mathematics and Physics.þÄù. What advice do ...



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: Niceville High School graduation  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville High School's Class of 2019 make their way past the stands and to their seats at the start of Thursday night's commencement ceremony in Niceville's ...



Graffiti containing school shooting threat found at Niceville High  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is searching for the culprit of graffiti found at Niceville High School that contained a school shooting threat.



Meet the 7 finalists for the Niceville AD, head football coach position  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Charlie Marello has said all along that if any candidate blows him and the hiring committee away during the first round of in-person interviews, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Niceville nabs Hicks successor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Grant Thompson grew up watching Niceville football on the Hill. He started at center in the last two years of Frank Sorrells' lauded run at Niceville.



Niceville High student threatens school shooting  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A 17-year-old Niceville High School student is charged with a second-degree felony for allegedly saying he planned "to shoot up the school" on ...



Scholar Athlete: Campbell Taylor, Niceville High School  WEAR

(WEAR) — Expectations can be quite a burden, but not for our Scholar Athlete. For Niceville's Campbell Taylor, they are a challenge and an inspiration.



Niceville girls sweep throwing events at Okaloosa County meet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Playing off the Nike swoosh slogan, Niceville's prolific throwing program has found the perfect team mantra.In all caps, it's stacked three times on ...



Niceville alumna advances in The Voice  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A former Niceville student secured a spot on The Voice's Team Blake Monday night after singing "No Scrubs" by TLC.VIDEO: Watch her performance >> Kim ...



High School Graduations 2019  Destin Log

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 ...



3 Eagles sign letters of intent Friday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

With over 200 people in attendance, including teachers, coaches, teammates, brothers, sisters, cousins and parents, three more Niceville athletes signed their ...



BREAKING: Nicevilles Hicks announces retirement  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — John Hicks has been the face of Niceville football since 2001.Eighteen straight playoff runs and 11 district titles. Four Final Fours and two state ...



A dream come true for Niceville trio  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Xavier Graham had faith this day would come.Eyin Cole and Jack White, too.However disparate their paths and destinations, the Niceville trio ...



Photos: PHOTOS: 2019 Pride Walk  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Over 300 people turned out for the 2019 Pride Walk, which started and ended at Niceville High School on Saturday morning. Buy Photo. [1/18]. Gay pride ...



Niceville pole vault team wins national Powerade scholarship  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A short video has yielded $10000 for the pole vaulting team at Niceville High School.The team made the 2-minute, 49-second video recently ...



Niceville puts timeline on football hire  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Niceville High principal Charlie Marello can barely walk out his front door without being hounded by questions on John Hicks' successor.Well, let ...



Soaring Niceville signing class  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — John Hicks was, per usual, in awe of the signing day talent.The colors of Division I programs such as Georgia Tech, Tennessee, Ole Miss, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Join Niceville High School under the sea  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville High School's Theatre Department will present Disney's “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at the Niceville High School auditorium at 7 tonight and at 2 and 7 p.m. ...



On our knees in prayer  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Niceville High School auditorium was standing room only Thursday evening for Niceville Strong, a prayer rally addressing addiction, mental ...



Public invited to Emerald Coast Pride Walk June 15  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The public is invited to participate in the Third Annual Emerald Coast Pride Walk sponsored by the Northwest Florida State College Gay-Straight ...



Rep. Matt Gaetz nominates 30 Northwest Florida students to military academies  Pensacola News Journal

Rep. Matt Gaetz presented 30 Northwest Florida high school students with their nomination to U.S. military academies.



History to come alive at NWF State with Veterans Heritage Project  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — History will come alive Saturday afternoon at Northwest Florida State College as 13 local veterans and Niceville High School students telling their ...



Nicevilles Lightfoot named ASA Female Scholastic winner  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The last time Katie Lightfoot was mobbed like this, she was strolling to home plate after her grand slam lifted Niceville to a third straight district title.



Niceville High School evacuated after email threat  WJHG-TV

Students from an area high school were evacuated after an email threat.



Niceville alumna Kim Cherry to advance on The Voice with Blake Shelton  The Northwest Florida Daily News

There are people who either play it safe or take chances.Consider Kim Cherry the latter.Cherry's singing career — which has roots in the Bluewater Elementary ...



Auburn’s Stove to coach youth football camp  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Eli Stove has long wanted the opportunity to give back to Niceville.Niceville gave him countless opportunities growing up. Niceville helped make ...



Nicevilles Kim Cherry continues on The Voice  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — When Kim Cherry and Kendra Checketts sang Alessia Cara's "Here" during "The Voice" battle rounds, Niceville native Cherry said she felt ...



Tiara-wearing world record attempt set for Saturday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Feeling royal? A chance to don a tiara for a good cause is coming up this Saturday at Niceville High School.Drama Kids of Northwest Florida, ...



Niceville Residents Urged To Be Wary Of 'School Fundraising' Scam  WFSU

Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies are warning Niceville residents to be aware of a scam. Scofflaws are pretending to fundraise on behalf of an area high.



Duck Dynasty star engaged to Niceville native - News  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson announced her engagement Monday to Niceville's own Christian Huff. "Cheers to a lifetime of self sacrificial ...



Niceville quintet etches future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — In many ways, the Niceville quintet has already proven themselves.Chloe Hill is the face of Niceville's throwing program, a record holder in the ...



Okaloosa athletic director duties differ from neighboring counties  Crestview News Bulletin

FORT WALTON BEACH — If a woman wanted to become the athletic director at an Okaloosa County high school, she would first need to become the head ...



‘ACTUALLY REALLY UNREAL’: 8 Eagles sign letters of intent Wednesday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Their stories are all different.Some are state champions. Some are trailblazers. Some have overcome terrible injuries. Some are fast. Some are ...



New flag rises in Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — John E. Karroum, grandmaster of Masons of Florida, has designated February as America Citizenship Month.In accordance with his proclamation ...



‘He rose to occasion: Niceville’s Wendel is Boys Cross-Country Runner of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Todd Wendel has always had a knack for running. He's always had talent.That's why the Niceville sophomore took up the sport four years ago in ...



Taylor Haugen Foundation honors 6 scholarship winners  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Taylor Haugen Foundation board of directors on May 14 welcomed the 2019 recipients of its $1500 scholarships.The scholarship selection ...



Meet local high school band Ivory Court  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The lyrics to the first Ivory Court single were scribbled in a notepad at Niceville High School.Jack Mitchell wrote “Nearsighted” during class one day. School's ...



Social media a leader in school threats  The Northwest Florida Daily News

School leaders face new challenges with safety in today's world of social media. Threats have become rampant. In Santa Rosa County, Superintendent of ...



Sanders, Niceville shine at district throws meet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Grant Sanders' face betrayed nothing.A senior on the Fort Walton Beach track and field team, his breathing was calm, steady. He tested the ...



Rocky Bayou slugger will transfer to Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The stadium lights at the Niceville softball field have been warned. Sam Roe is coming for them.Roe, Rocky Bayou's eighth-grade phenom, ...



‘Duck Dynasty’ star engaged to Niceville native  The News Herald

NICEVILLE — “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson announced her engagement Monday to Niceville's Christian Huff.“Cheers to a lifetime of self sacrificial love ...



7 Niceville athletes etch futures  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — For seven of Niceville's student athletes, the world is about to get bigger, and the lights brighter.Nic Nolan, Chance Huff, Ciara Coger, Lauren ...



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?



Niceville Pride Walk attracts LGBTQ supporters (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A new organizer and a larger crowd gathered Saturday morning for the second LGBTQ Niceville Pride Walk.More than 100 LGBTQ pride ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Niceville tiara-wearing world record attempt  The News Herald

Drama Kids of Northwest Florida, an an elementary age after-school theater program, hosted an event Saturday hoping to break a Guinness World Record for ...



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 ...



Running and rolling  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — It may seem like not much has changed for 23-year-old best friends Jack Massey and Tripp Davis in the five years since their Niceville High ...



Miss Okaloosa County Pageant a success  Crestview News Bulletin

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



Meet the Niceville High Class of 2016  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Daily News is running a series of photo gallery presentations that feature the senior pictures provided by area schools for their Class of 2016.



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 ...



Generation gap for Destin high school  Destin Log

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 ...



Niceville swimmers dominate districts  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PENSACOLA — A pair of juniors led their teams to district championships Friday at the FHSAA Swimming and Diving District 1 Class 3A meet at the University of ...



School Board names new Shoal River Middle School principal  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — Shoal River Middle School has a new principal following the May 13 School Board meeting.Former Shoal River principal, Gary Massey, was ...



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.



Fast Track: Niceville’s Kish, West are Track and Field Players of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Maddy Kish and Eli West think about the first weekend of May often — the weekend they became champions.It's not often in life that hard work ...



Niceville teen dies following skateboard accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A teenager has died from injuries he suffered in a skateboarding accident last week, according to his family. Kenneth Alan Moss Jr., 17, was ...



Two promoted to School District posts  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVLLE — James Lee Hale and Sheila Lightbourne will join the staff of Okaloosa County School District Superintendent Marcus Chambers as assistant ...



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 ...



Police: Former Niceville High student shot and killed in Troy  The Northwest Florida Daily News

TROY, Ala. — A 2014 Niceville High School graduate and student at Troy University was shot and killed early Friday in an off-campus incident.According to the ...



No record this year, but still fun  The News Herald

NICEVILLE — They may not have broken the world record for the most tiaras worn at once, but the 255 people who tried took part in something that's never done ...



Niceville quartet sign with colleges  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — It doesn't get much better than the two-day stretch Niceville baseball player Matthew Boswell has had.On Tuesday night, the senior came on to ...



MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: Events, fireworks, memorial services  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Despite having its origins in the years after the Civil War, Memorial Day has been an official federal holiday since 1971. But the day has nonetheless developed ...



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 ...



Middle school student accused of threatening to shoot up school  WEAR

A Davidson Middle School student was arrested for reportedly threatening to shoot up his school. According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, 14-year-old ...



LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Class of 2019  Santa Rosa Press Gazette

I would like to thank and congratulate the Northwest Florida Daily News for the excellent series on the 2019 high school graduates in our area. The short bios of ...



Rifles, metal detectors, SROs securing school events  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Gunshots rang out at an Aug. 25, 2018 high school football game at Raines High School in Jacksonville. In the aftermath, a 19-year-old former student lay dead ...



Niceville High cheerleaders win top prize  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Niceville High School competitive cheerleaders won first place at the West Nassau High School regional competition in Callahan on Saturday against ...



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 ...



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.



Walton school restricts graduation regalia  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Rules regarding honors regalia worn at one Walton County high school graduation ceremony have some people talking. Walton County High School Principal ...



Rocky Bayou senior wins Taylor Haugen Trophy  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The cursor on Lydia Turner's word processer blinked in and out of existence, the only mark on a blank page.A senior at the Rocky Bayou Christian ...



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.



Niceville (7-1, 2-0) holds on to beat rival Choctaw (1-6, 0-2)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH – John Hicks didn't want to hear about Niceville's 2-0 mark in District 3-6A play.That five-game win streak? Inconsequential.What he ...



Mid-Bay Bridge closed in both directions  The News Herald

DESTIN — The Florida Department of Transportation has indefinitely closed the Mid-Bay Bridge (State Road 293) in both directions for emergency repairs.



NWF State opens its Veterans Success Center  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Veterans, active-duty *service* members and their families now have a one-stop shop for education and other services at the new Veterans ...



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 ...



2018 graduations dates and locations  Crestview News Bulletin

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 ...



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 ...



10 years of service  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The walls of the Taylor Haugen Foundation office are covered with memories of the organization's accomplishments over the past 10 years.



SWHS assistant principal earns county honor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

South Walton High School assistant principal James Ross is the first of his kind.With eight years at South Walton High School and another five years at Emerald ...



Death of high school football player leads to fight for internal injury awareness  Fox News

While concussions and head injuries have been the major concerns for football players for years, one Florida couple is seeking to draw attention to another ...



Tribute for a soldier  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — City Hall became a hallowed place Friday morning as more than 50 people gathered for a memorial highway designation ceremony to honor ...



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 ...



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 ...



Photos: THROWBACK THURSDAY PHOTOS: December 1998  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTO GALLERY: Here's a look in pictures at what was going on along the Emerald Coast in December 1998. [1/58]. [2/58]. [3/58]. State Fire Marshal's Office ...



Nicevilles Thomas signs with Georgia Tech  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE – Juanyeh Thomas held it together when his older brother, FAMU running back Azende Rey, sent him a moving text Wednesday morning.Thomas ...



Former Niceville coach Kevin Greene hired by New York Jets  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Who has the better linebacking corps, Niceville High School or the New York Jets?Kevin Greene — a 2016 NFL Hall of Fame inductee — will soon find out.



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 ...



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," ...



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 ...



CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Local students shine in ACT-SO competition  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Okaloosa County Branch, NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a year-long ...



CALM House: Nonprofit to open home for four single mothers, children  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Grace Nuffer has seen single mothers living in rat-infested trailers.She has seen them living in tents, couch-surfing, sleeping in their cars and seeking shelter in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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