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Posted on: June 17, 2021

‘I want to make downtown pretty’: Mural brings splash of color to historic district

Muralist Christine Donahon is shown with her wildflowers mural painted on Back Home Bakery.

In Crestview’s historic downtown district, native Floridian wildflowers are sprouting on the side of a popular bakery café.

The mural on Back Home Bakery Café’s rear side wall is a collaborative effort between buil...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Skatepark opens thanks to Crestview public-private partnerships

Eglin Federal Credit Union presents a $100,000 check to Mayor JB Whitten for the new skatepark.

Eglin Federal Credit Union formally presented its check for $100,000 to Mayor JB Whitten for the city’s new skatepark at Monday's meeting of the City Council, but scores of avid skaters had already been swooping around the Brookmeade Pa...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Crestview by the numbers: Mayor delivers State of the City address

The city's "Raising the Bar" motto is displayed on the Community Center lawn.

At the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce’s June monthly breakfast meeting, the spotlight was — literally — on Mayor JB Whitten as he delivered his State of the City address.

“As we moved from ‘A Community ...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Officials represent Crestview on state League Of Cities committees

Mayor JB Whitten and Mayor Pro Tem Shannon Hayes are shown.

When the Florida League of Cities spring meeting convened last weekend, Crestview was represented on two of the organization’s key committees.

Mayor JB Whitten, who is the Northwest Florida League of Cities’ new president, took his sea...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Share caffeine and convo at Coffee With a Cop, June 23

A flier promotes the June 23 Coffee With a Cop event.

In another sign that the community is shaking off the scourge of COVID-19, the Crestview Police Department’s regular Coffee With a Cop program returns 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Casbah Coffee Co., 196 Pine Ave. W. in downtown Crestview.

Th...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

'The Croods' is June 19 Family Movie Night feature

A horizontal promotional graphic for the film "The Croods"

Families are invited to gather up the young ‘uns, pack the folding sports chairs and blankets, and head over to the Spanish Trail Park amphitheatre for the next Crestview Monthly Family Movie Night, Saturday, June 19, at 8 p.m.

Rescheduled from a...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

June 19 CASH BASH benefits Crestview homeless shelter

Crestview homeless shelter Director Ann Sprague is seen with Mayor JB Whitten.

The CASH BASH — Crestview Area Shelter for the Homeless’s Benefit for Affordable Supportive Housing — is coming to Crestview’s Central Baptist Church 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 19.

“We have many live and silen...

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Crestview News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Crestview business services America’s oldest truck brand

An Autocar severe duty truck with a patriotic graphics scheme is shown

A Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on May 21 was flanked by a pair of impressive “severe-duty” Autocar trucks representing a 122-year heritage as America’s oldest, continuously operating truck brand.

Southern ...

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