Citizen of the Year nominations due 

CRESTVIEW — The city of Crestview and the Mae Reatha Coleman Citizen of the Year Committee will accept nominations for the 2017 recipient until June 1.

Applications are available in the city clerk’s office or at the city of Crestview Facebook Page.


Okaloosa Head Start accepting applications 

CRESTVIEW — The Okaloosa County Comprehensive Head Start and Early Head Start offices are accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

All centers serve children with special needs, and all services are free to families who meet the federal guidelines or special needs criteria.

Crestview, Laurel Hill, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach Head Start centers serve children ages 3 to 5.

The Early Head Start program, for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years, is available in Crestview and Fort Walton Beach only.

Call 682-2912 for the Laurel Hill and Crestview centers, or 244-2606 for the Niceville and Fort Walton Beach Centers to learn more information.


Wanted: Seniors vs. Crime volunteers 

CRESTVIEW — The Seniors vs. Crime office needs volunteers.

Seniors vs. Crime is a Florida Attorney General's office program that has helped protect seniors from fraud since 1989. It partners with law enforcement and other organizations to provide comprehensive assistance. The SVC’s local office handles a variety of scams including used cars and sub-par home improvement and repair projects.

Contact Crestview Office Manager Sheila Parish, 306-3176, or Region 5 Deputy Director JB Whitten, 813-489-5657, to volunteer.

Contact 306-3176, visit or call 800-203-3099 if you are a senior citizen who needs help fighting fraud.