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Gaining Insights Through Experience

Gaining insights through experience

  • June 21, 2017

When Dana Matthews hung out a shingle in Destin in 1983, there was no Emerald Coast Parkway, no Mid-Bay Bridge. There was one bank and only three other attorneys in town. He had graduated from the law school at Florida…

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2017 Leadership Okaloosa Graduates 42 Community Leaders

2017 Leadership Okaloosa Graduates 42 Community Leaders

  • May 19, 2017

The Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College, in partnership with the Crestview, Destin, Niceville Valparaiso and the Fort Walton Beach Chambers of Commerce, honored 42 Okaloosa County business professionals during a graduation celebration on May 11 at the…

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Florida Workers’ Compensation Rates

  • April 21, 2017

In April 2016, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in Castellanos v. Next Door that statutory caps on the amount attorneys could charge injured workers in workers’ compensation cases “violates the state and federal constitutional guarantees of due process. This decision, in…

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Sandestin: Jolee Island, Tennis Center Not Going Away

Sandestin: Jolee Island, tennis center not going away

  • March 24, 2017

Sandestin's owner is seeking approval that would allow him to redevelop the tennis center and Jolee Island nature preserve. However, Sandestin Development says they have no plans to move forward with either project. Sandestin Development owner Tom Becnel said he…

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  • February 15, 2017

By Tom McLaughlin | 315-4435 | @TomMnwfdn | *protected email* SANTA ROSA BEACH — Leaders of the movement to incorporate South Walton County have decided to wait until 2018 to push for the state's permission to hold a referendum to decide…

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