Shalimar

Shalimar attorney takes up U.S. Attorney mantle

Shalimar attorney takes up U.S. Attorney mantle

Lawrence “Larry” Keefe, of Shalimar took the oath of office the morning of Jan. 9 from Chief District Judge Mark E. Walker to become the 41st U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. As U.S. Attorney, Keefe is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Northern District of Florida, which includes Florida’s 23 […]

Rolfing: a new, old way to get right

Rolfing: a new, old way to get right

I watched as she quite literally grabbed the tissue between her client’s shoulder blades and began to gently pull them in together. “I’m bringing the spinal erector muscles back toward the spine,” said Certified Advanced Rolfer Nanette Savage. Savage described her work, which is called rolfing, as “change work.” To the untrained eye, my eye, […]

State Attorney’s Office: Use of deadly force justified

State Attorney’s Office:  Use of deadly force justified

The State Attorney’s Office announced today that a review of the investigation into the officer-involved shooting of Joel Dixon Smith, who shot and killed Okaloosa County Deputy Bill Myers, has been completed and determined that the shooting of Dixon was justified. More details emerge about the hours before the shooting that occurred on Sept. 22, […]

$47 Million is just too much

$47 Million is just too much

Let me start by saying I am in favor of building a new courthouse.  The current courthouse is obsolete and must be replaced.  But that doesn’t mean I support the plan to build a $47 million courthouse in Downtown Milton.  And no matter how many times Mr. Rob Williamson calls me a knucklehead on his […]