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Highway 98 to close for Hurlburt pedestrian bridge installation

U.S. Highway 98 will be closed to through traffic on Oct. 29-30 to reinstall the Hurlburt Field pedestrian bridge. At 5 p.m. on Oct. 29, Highway 98 will be reduced to two lanes and at 10 p.m., Highway 98 will be closed.

The highway will remain closed until 8 a.m. on Oct. 30, when it will be reopened to two lanes. At 10 a.m., Highway 98 will be fully reopened.

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Military wife helps fellow military spouses, receives award

Being a military spouse can be tough. Deployments, operational security, and being alone far from home are some of the main issues they face. Quite often the feeling of isolation can be overwhelming. Luckily for military spouses, there are people like Sarah Curtis.

Curtis, who has been a military spouse since 2018, knows the feelings of isolation and a lack of support.

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Governor visits, announces $3.4 million funding to support military missions

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Sept. 15 in a Milton press conference that Santa Rosa, Escambia and Okaloosa counties will receive $3.4 million in grant funding from the Department of Economic Opportunity.

“We appreciate having great installations and a great active-duty footprint, and of course NWF is one of the strongest military communities in the nation – we understand that enriches our community and our economy,” DeSantis said at the conference.

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