Our storm chaser, RJ Murdock, was out early morning before Hurricane Michael makes landfall to see how the storm was effecting Destin, Okaloosa Island, and Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
After landfall, here are a few boats, docks and a tree in Destin that fell victim to Hurricane Michael.
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Enjoy the 2018 Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade themed as “Christmas Toys for Girls & Boys”.
The parade took place on Eglin Parkway on the evening of December 3, 2018. Brought to you by the City of Fort Walton Beach, hosted by Ted Corcoran (FWB Chamber of Commerce) and David MacDonald (Santa Rosa Mall – parade sponsor).
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Candidate Forum – Fort Walton Beach City CouncilBy Emerald Coast TV — 2 years ago
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LIVE STREAMThe live-stream of both the Doolittle Raiders Final Goblet Ceremony AND the Doolittle Farewell Flyover events can be view below.
INFORMATIONOn April 18, 2022, at 1pm Central, at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College, the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the “Final Goblet” a ceremony that will mark the passing of Doolittle Raider, Col. Richard E. “Dick” Cole. Since April 1947, a ceremonial “roll call” has honored the eighty Doolittle Raiders. Cole and all of the members of Doolittle Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in May 2014 “for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting their bombings of Tokyo.” Many historians’ credit the raid as the critical factor of the Japanese defeat at the Battle of Midway, often cited as the turning point in the Pacific war. Participating in this event will include invited attendees, Raider family members, government officials, and military dignitaries. Eighty active-duty airmen from Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field will sit among family members to represent each Doolittle Raider during the ceremony.
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