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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Hurricane Sally Recovery and Relief Loans

Dock on a lake

FEMA and the US Small Business Administration are working to help residents of Okaloosa County with disaster relief related to Hurricane Sally.

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Citizen of the Year nominations being accepted

The City of Crestview Florida

Nominations are now being accepted through Nov. 1 for the city’s Mae Retha Coleman Crestview Citizen of the Year award, the annual recognition of a Crestview resident who unselfishly goes above and beyond to better our community.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Crestview voters to decide charter amendments

Downtown

If approved, Crestview charter changes will annex Foxwood Estates, make city districts more proportional, make government more efficient, and increase election participation by moving municipal elections to coincides with state and federal elections.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Hurricane Sally Recovery and Relief Loans

Dock on a lake

FEMA and the US Small Business Administration are working to help residents of Okaloosa County with disaster relief related to Hurricane Sally.

2020 - Carousel Template
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Citizen of the Year nominations being accepted

The City of Crestview Florida

Nominations are now being accepted through Nov. 1 for the city’s Mae Retha Coleman Crestview Citizen of the Year award, the annual recognition of a Crestview resident who unselfishly goes above and beyond to better our community.

Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Crestview voters to decide charter amendments

Downtown

If approved, Crestview charter changes will annex Foxwood Estates, make city districts more proportional, make government more efficient, and increase election participation by moving municipal elections to coincides with state and federal elections.

Read on...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Crestview's Peace Officers Memorial Day ceremony is brief but solemn

More than 40 police officers and residents honor fallen officers during Remembrance at the Pole.

As far as official ceremonies go, Thursday’s Crestview Police Department observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day was relatively short. But few ceremonies have been as solemn.

Remembrance at the Pole, held at the flagpole outside the Whitehurst ...

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Crestview News
Posted on: May 10, 2021

CHS student artists exhibit works during their Art Show at Crestview Library

Crestview High student 3D art greets Crestview Library patrons in the lobby.

While local arts organizations have, sadly, come and gone, one stalwart supporter of the visual arts has always been available to share the community’s desire to appreciate art: Your friendly Crestview Public Library. 

And during May, it...

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Crestview News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Checking in at Crestview’s former Lamar Hotel

The 1926 Lamar Hotel is now better known as Desi's Restaurant.

For longer than there’s been a Crestview there’s been a hotel on Main Street spanning the block between Woodruff Avenue and the alley to the south. Now the 1926 Lamar — later the Hilton — Hotel, more familiar today ...

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Crestview News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Crestview mayor sworn in as NWF League of Cities prez

County Commissioner Mel Ponder swears in Mayor JB Whitten as Mrs. Ann Whitten holds the Bible.

The Northwest Florida League of Cities has a new president and it’s Crestview Mayor JB Whitten. 

In a 1 p.m. May 3 ceremony, Mayor Whitten placed his hand on a family Bible held by his wife, Ann, as Okaloosa County Commissioner Mel Ponde...

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Crestview News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Crestview’s Eglin Federal Credit Union Skatepark nearing completion

The Crestview Eglin Federal Credit Union Skatepark nears completion.

The county seat’s long-awaited skatepark is rapidly approaching completion just three months after its Feb. 27 groundbreaking. City officials have set a grand opening for Saturday, June 5. 

While the initial concrete work is complete and...

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