CRESTVIEW — Crestview City Council members have unanimously appointed Councilman Shannon Hayes to the board's presidency.
Following fellow members' selection of him on Monday, he presided over the
CRESTVIEW — The North Ferdon Boulevard Consolidated Ace Hardware store bustled inside and out Saturday as a variety of community and visiting organizations offered tasty treats and services.
CRESTVIEW — Common Ground Community Garden's goals of unity and self-sufficiency are on its organizers' minds.
"We pray that we plant seeds of community and good fellowship," Ashley Till
CRESTVIEW — Laura Pink's classroom is festooned with aviation and space-themed visuals, reflecting her love of flight.
That enthusiasm has earned her the Civil Air Patrol Southeast Region's Aerosp
CRESTVIEW — Learning construction and engineering skills at an early age gives students an advantage, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University associate campus instructor Ashley McCallum says.
FORT WALTON BEACH — Bridgeway Center's 5th annual Lauren's Kids Walk in My Shoes fundraiser is 4-6 p.m. April 18 at The Boardwalk, 1450 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach.
Lauren Book, a sur
SHALIMAR — Florida Turnpike and SunPass users should beware of a scam targeting them, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
Scammers send a fraudulent violation notice from a fictitio
On Palm Sunday, Christians around the world remembered how Jesus rode on a donkey into Jerusalem.
Crowds lined the roadway and gave him their version of the “red carpet treatment.” They laid garme
CRESTVIEW — Easter came early for Elizabeth Guillary, who said she enjoyed her weekend visit to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Zoological Park.
"I got a lot of (Easter) eggs," the 7-y
CRESTVIEW — Next Wednesday your neighbors will learn what you already know: that the News Bulletin is a great source for northern Okaloosa County news.
No other news source keeps you abreast of wh
SALT LAKE CITY — Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Crestview, Fort Walton Beach and DeFuniak Springs congregations were among 20,000 people at a March 29 general women's conference in Salt Lake Cit
CRESTVIEW — It's understandable that Andrew Linares has garnered a Spanish accent and struggles not to lapse into the language.
The Crestview High School alumnus returned home this week after two
Simplicity is the secret when it comes to preparing barbecue, according to Kenneth Barton.
"Barbecue is simple; you don't need to make it into something that it is not," he said.
Northwest Florida State College’s Sabine Claybrook, of Crestview, is a recipient of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Award.
Applicants were asked to design a c
CRESTVIEW — Honey and her friends, Pixie, Andy and Jekyll, transplants from New England's snowy climes to Florida's sunshine, have happily settled into life here.
But there will be no bingo and Ma
FORT WALTON BEACH — Nine Okaloosa County parks may have potentially hazardous bathing water, the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County stated this week.
On April 10, nine parks failed te
CRESTVIEW — When I was in grade school some of my little friends told me some Helen Keller jokes. I couldn’t wait to get home to share them with my family.
“Hey Mom,” I said, bursting into the kit
Army Reserve Pvt. Justus A. Simmons has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
For nine weeks, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map re
CRESTVIEW — Parents out shopping Saturday can add a child safety kit to their list.
Community Policing officers will be at Ace Hardware from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide free child safety m
The Okaloosa County Tax Collector’s Office has teamed up with Donate Life Florida for National Donate Life Month in April.
Customers seeking to obtain their driver's license can sign up any time f
CRESTVIEW — Not one, not two, but three high school seniors graduating this year from Baker, Crestview High and Laurel Hill schools will have the chance to earn a Foy Shaw Scholarship from the Crest
Investments in Gulf Power's grid have improved reliability for 436,000 customers by more than 35 percent since 2010, according to the utility's spokesperson.
In 2013, Gulf Power Company’s customer
BAKER — The 25th Annual Old Spanish Trail Pro Rodeo is coming April 11 and 12 to the Baker Recreation Association facilities off U.S. Highway 4.
The event starts at 7:30 p.m. nightly in the
Two important anniversaries are being celebrated this year. Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared the first National Volunteer Week, and it was that same year, 1974, that America's first
If you’re a woman who owns a small business, you have plenty of company.
Women own more than 10 million U.S. companies, and women-owned businesses account for about 40 percent of all privately hel
PENSACOLA — Crestview High School's girls tennis team is celebrating a third-place finish in a District 1-3A tournament.
Senior Foster Lux placed second in singles and teamed up with Tiffany Berkl
Emerald Coast Hospice is re-launching an informational program to help people better understand how hospice can benefit patients and caregivers. The program includes television, radio and newspaper
What's the buzz all about? Come to the library at 6:30 p.m. April 29 to learn about how honey bees live and the respectful ways of keeping them.
All over America, city beekeepers are keeping a few
The State Attorney's Office has cleared two Crestview Police Department officers for their actions during a Jan. 2 shootout that resulted in a man's death.
Aphrey Collis, once charged with seven c
CRESTVIEW — The News Bulletin's Sports Department selected Laurel Hill School baseball player Jayce Davis as the North End Zone Spotlight's Player of the Week.
Watch this week's North End Zone Spo
CRESTVIEW — The carnival's at Old Spanish Trail Park through Sunday with traditional rides, midway games and all that great carny food. Armband sales benefit North Okaloosa REACT.
REACT — Radio Em
CRESTVIEW — Cellist Lucas Kornegay's hands were a blur as he sawed the bow back and forth across his cello. Keeping pace with the demanding overture from Rossini's "William Tell" is a chal
Physicals for local high school and middle school athletes will be administered Thursday, April 17 at North Okaloosa Medical Center.
Athletes wishing to participate in sports for the 2014-15 schoo
CRESTVIEW — City officials are gathering information about a fire services assessment as a means of providing supplemental funding for the Crestview Fire Department.
"The purpose of bringing
CRESTVIEW — The For All We Lost Relay for Life team is hosting a yard sale 7 p.m. April 12 at 4574 Scarlet Drive, Crestview. The location is off Live Oak Church Road.
The team formed in memory of
UPDATE: Southbound and northbound SR85 reopened following gas tanker rollover
CRESTVIEW — Southbound State Road 85 has been reopened following a gasoline tanker rollover at the Interstate 10 Crest
Update: Crestview Community Policing Officer Wanda Hulion says southbound SR 85 is open. Police say northbound has been re-opened, too.
CRESTVIEW — All of South Ferdon Boulevard and I-1
CRESTVIEW — A program giving residents more information on fostering or adopting children is planned next Monday in Crestview.
Representatives from Crestview Orphan Care will provide informa
Editor's Note: This report is part of the News Bulletin's ongoing series on cancer-research fundraisers. The newspaper is proud to support Relay For Life Crestview, which will take place 6 p.m. Apri
CRESTVIEW — Tuesday’s District 1-7A baseball game between Navarre and Crestview turned into a baseball marathon that went 18 innings and lasted four hours and 15 minutes.
The game was a classic lo
CRESTVIEW — Throughout April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, organizations and businesses are hosting events to protect our most vulnerable residents.
FamiliesFirst Network has created a coalition
CRESTVIEW — Martial arts enthusiasts from across the nation and abroad have gained knowledge on new self-defense moves and how to better instruct students.
All it took was a trip to Crestview duri
CRESTVIEW — Two weekend fundraisers' event organizers have expressed appreciation for the community's support.
Dance for Life
The local Covenant Hospice is still tallying proceeds following Fred
MILLIGAN — Demolition of a small, dilapidated former grocery store on the corner of U.S. Highway 90 and State Road 4 paves the way for a planned northbound turn lane.
"There's been stores the
LAUREL HILL — Dixie Phonics is a music genre that is culturally unique to Laurel Hill, city leaders have proclaimed.
Tallahassee native Herbert Carter, who petitioned for the proclamation Thursday
It amazes me how the Obama administration continues to fail at dealing with problems requiring a degree of common sense and prompt resolve.
When it’s a matter of minor policy, one might not be ala
The Cox Charity Auction to benefit Covenant Hospice runs April 12 through May 10. The event, formerly the Cox Cablethon, will feature four week-long auctions hosted at www.CoxCharityAuction.com. Eac
I met and married my husband in England during World War II. I was one of thousands known as “British war brides."
My year-old daughter and I arrived in America and Crestview i
Nine known thistle species exist here in Florida. The weeds — most of which live two years — can be evil-looking in our backyards and pastures.
The key to controlling thistles is to keep them from