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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 ...



COMMUNITY CALENDAR Feb. 20  Port St. Joe Star

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 Hall ...



Gaetz nominates students to US Military Academies  Gulf Breeze News

Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced his 2019 *service* academy nominations for Florida's First Congressional District in two separate events at Niceville.



Scholar Athlete: Campbell Taylor, Niceville High School  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. A little success isn't ...



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. ...



Niceville High School evacuated after email threat  WJHG-TV

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



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Banners spread love, welcoming students back to campus  WJHG-TV

When students returned to school, banners from other schools welcomed them back.



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 ...



School District grapples with bridge closure  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Okaloosa Couunty School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson and the School Board on Thursday discussed the district's transportation plans ...



Niceville High School Band to debut new uniforms  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — At the Niceville High School homecoming game on Friday, the king, queen and court won't be the only ones dressed to the nines.



Niceville quartet etches future on National Signing Day  The Northwest Florida Daily News

On National Signing Day, the pinnacle for every high school student-athlete, four Niceville coaches stepped to the auditorium stage with a message of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Crestview High student arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another student  WKRG News 5

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) -- An Okaloosa County student has been charged with a felony and accused of making a death threat against another student. This is ...



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.



7 teens, 1 adult charged with burglary, vandalism  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — Seven teenagers and one adult face felony charges in connection with vandalism at an old movie theater. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office ...



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 ...



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: Niceville Softball in State Final game - Photos by Sam Wolfe  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville softball head coach Danny Hensley speaks with his team following their 1-7 loss to Fort Myers in the FHSAA 7A Softball State Finals at Historic ...



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?



Nicevilles quartet sign with D-I programs  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE – Alone, any one of Niceville's quartet could've stolen the spotlight of Wednesday's signing day in Niceville High's Auditorium.After all, the cachet of ...



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 ...



This will be our year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE – Michael Denton will always be a defensive-minded coach.Sure, he'll tell you that midfielders are the “heart and soul of the game.” And he'll stress ...



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 ...



‘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 ...



Niceville teen dies in skateboarding accident  WKRG News 5

A Niceville teen has died after being critically injured in a skateboard accident last Thursday.



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 ...



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 ...



Five Star School Award recipients announced!  WEAR

The Florida Department of Education has announced the names of schools in Florida's Panhandle that have earned the Five Star School Award for the 2017 ...



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," ...



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 ...



Donald Trump Jr. rallies for Gaetz, DeSantis in Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — About 1000 people gathered at Northwest Florida State College's Raider Arena on Thursday night for a rally headlined by Donald Trump Jr., 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 ...



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 ...



Niceville trio sign to play college sports  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Jordan Tinder was mentioned as possibly the most important Niceville football player of the past three years. Braijon Carr spoke about his parents ...



Destin high school could be referendum promise  Destin Log

The idea of dangling a Destin high school as a bauble to attract votes in favor of a half-cent sales tax for the Okaloosa County School District was discussed ...



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 ...



24th annual Oktoberfest in Bluewater Bay  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Mid-Bay Rotary Club welcomes the community to the 24th annual Oktoberfest to celebrate the end of summer.Enjoy German food, live music, singing, ...



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 ...



Five local students named National Merit semifinalists  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Wednesday the names of about 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship ...



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 ...



LIGHTNING ROD: Taylor sparks Niceville, wins COY  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Most of the classrooms at Niceville High School remained empty that afternoon, back in the summer of 2016. Only an occasional teacher or student passed by ...



Crestviews three-peat  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — Few on the Crestview sideline seemed to know the score.Quarterback John Gillis forgot multiple times. So too did offensive linemen Bryson ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Niceville UF student paralzyed after swimming pool accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Jack Massey was part of Niceville High School's 4x800 relay team that won a state championship his senior year.



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 ...



Gay Pride parade set for Saturday in Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

“I'm used to living in Texas ... and there are Pride events every summer, so I was just like, why not here?” NICEVILLE — What is probably the area's first-ever ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: Niceville volleyball vs. Lincoln  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTO GALLERY: Pictures from Tuesday night's region quartfinals volleyball match against Lincoln (Tallahassee) at Niceville high school. Buy Photo. [1/24].



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 ...



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.



UPDATE: Suspect charged with manslaughter in Niceville shooting  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A 22-year-old Valparaiso man has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of 19-year-old Jonathan Hoover of Niceville. According ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS OF THE YEAR: The BEST local photos from December 2018  The Northwest Florida Daily News

These were the best photos from December 2018 taken by staff photographers Devon Ravine and Michael Snyder. Buy Photo. [1/15]. The Baker Gators take the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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."



Mason D. Wandrick | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Mason David Wandrick, 16, died unexpectedly at his home in Miramar Beach, Fla. on June 9, 2017. Born May 18, 2001 in Fredericksburg, Va., Mason attended ...



Where are they now?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Sometimes the second chapter of a person's story is even more interesting than the first.Recently, the Daily News followed up on several people with ties to the ...



Nicevilles Miller named Female Golfer of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Lauren Miller is never *content* with her golf game.If she's getting up-and-down consistently, it means she's light on greens in regulation.If she's hitting fairways ...



CHRISTMAS ON THE COAST 2018 (Nov. 28)  Destin Log

Christmas Tree Lighting The 32nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting, hosted by the city of Destin, will be held at the Destin Community Center at 6 p.m. Nov. 29.



Game of the Year: Undefeated Crestview and Niceville face off for District 3-6A title  The Northwest Florida Daily News

To hear Crestview head coach Tim Hatten and Niceville head coach John Hicks say the pressure is off entering Friday night's District 3-6A championship is ...



Yoga Junkie: 15-year-old youngest to enter yoga teacher program  The Northwest Florida Daily News

When Molly Stockings finishes a yoga class, she leaves exhausted expressions and pools of sweat behind her.At 15, Stockings is lively, limber and tough when ...



Girl battles two cancer diagnoses  The Northwest Florida Daily News

We were in Birmingham for six months,” Fran said. “She took classes from the college and she graduated on time. It's just a testament to her persistence and her ...



Suspect Indicted In Cold Case Murder at Niceville 22 Years Ago  WJHG-TV

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement today announce a Grand Jury Indictment in connection with the murder of a ...



7th Special Forces opens compound (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

EGLIN AFB — The Army's 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) opened its compound to the public for a few hours Tuesday, providing an up-close look at the ...



Wrestling Boasts Third Top-25 Recruiting Class in Four Years  U.S. Air Force Academy Athletics

July 11, 2018 U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. -- Wrestling has landed its third top-25 recruiting class in the last four years in the class of 2022. The Falcons'



Megachurch seeks to serve military  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE – A Fayetteville, North Carolina-based megachurch has followed the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) to Northwest Florida. Manna Church ...



Police continue to investigate cause of death of 35-year-old Niceville man  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A spontaneous memorial has sprung up around the Nathey Street duplex that Azel Hardy called home. A brightly colored sign attached to the ...



SRO goes above and beyond for Pryor student  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — When a sixth-grade student at Pryor Middle School had his bike stolen, the school's resource officer went beyond the call of duty to ...



Niceville robotics team looking into new practice facility  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville High School's Radioactive Roaches robotics team is looking to build a facility in Villa Tasso that will allow them more room to build and test their robots.



Bullied girl gets unexpected support  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — A 12-year-old girl has become a local celebrity since her sister shared a Facebook post that went viral.On Jan. 6, Tiffany Price asked friends to ...



Meet-up at the Mullet Festival  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Lannie Corbin thought no one would come to the first Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival.This year, he knows they will. The Niceville city manager said it has evolved ...



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 ...



Miami’s Best Kept Secrets on Defense  State Of The U

These players may have flown under the radar in the offseason, but are paying huge dividends for the Canes D.



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 ...



Coca-Cola opens new plant in Northwest Florida  WEAR

The brand new Coca-Cola building in Valparaiso held its grand opening Thursday morning.Business leaders in the area hope it will mean more diversity in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



High school students get a look at career opportunities in the Air Force  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Some 225 students from five Okaloosa County high schools got an inside look at some of the career opportunities in the Air Force on Friday during the "I Love ...



Weeks Top Story: Green Berets keep fallen soldiers promise  The Northwest Florida Daily News

"They reached out on behalf on their fallen brother to let his daughter know they were going to be there for her. It made my heart feel so good, because she had ...



All Jacked up: State-title run earns Nicevilles Johnson Wrestler of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Blond locks still flow from the mane of Niceville wrestler Jack Johnson.Even two months later, after Eagles' wrestlers dyed their hair in solidarity ...



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 ...



2017 GRADUATION SCHEDULE  Crestview News Bulletin

It's the time of year for local college and high school graduates to take that big step into the future.Here's a list of dates and times for area graduations. All are ...



High Tech Shirts Donated To Northview Football Team To Protect Against Injury  NorthEscambia.com

The Northview High School Chiefs football team received a donation Wednesday that will help keep them safe on the football field this season. They will have ...



Krewe of Bowlegs LXIV Honor Guard ready to serve  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Steve and Lawnene BoswellSteve Boswell grew up in Fort Walton Beach, while Lawnene Boswell called Shalimar home, although both graduated from ...



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