Florida reported the second-highest number of single-day cases since the pandemic began.
Okaloosa County has a new sheriff as of today.
No one was injured during a car fire on Interstate 10 today.
Two Baker residents were killed in a motorcycle accident today.
Okaloosa County kicked off the New Year by surpassing 13,000 total virus cases.
Florida sets a single-day record for the number of new virus cases, exceeding 17,000.
Appointment books for an Okaloosa County drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Jan. 6, 2020, are full.
Holt Water conducted a water sampling test in the wrong month earlier this year. Florida Department of Environmental Protection cited Holt Water for the error.
December is the deadliest monty to date for COVID-19, higher than April just before the statewide shutdown.
A burglar, spotted on home security video, was captured in the act Dec. 24.