Civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

...I don't know a single time when he was not involved in some phase of the civil rights movement."Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., after a brief illness, to a statement issued Sunday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an advocacy group...

Julian Bond to be buried at sea

...burial at sea will occur at 2 p.m. CDT Saturday in the Gulf in a private ceremony.Bond died last Saturday in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He was 75. His wife, Pamela Horowitz, said her husband had circulatory problems.Horowitz and other...

WWII reunions poignant for dwindling veterans

...in 1942, 73 survived. Seventy-one years later, only four remain; they decided this year's April reunion in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., would be their last, though they agreed to meet Nov. 9 for a final toast in honor of those who have gone...

SC man arrested in Fla. veterans charity probe

...1990s, Duncan was spending more and more time in Florida. He met Harold Grossman, who was running a bingo hall in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.Grossman, a World War II veteran, was in his late 60s and active in veterans' organizations. They hit...

For the record

...Athens, Ga.Carlos E. Young , 31, and Janet Tawana Sapp , 29, both of AugustaJoel Rodriguez Thompson , 28, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Dominique Renea Love , 25, of Princeton, N.C.Terry Michael Reed , 47, and Monique Chantel Kinney...

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Over the river...to savings at Camp Grandparents

...Roseann, could not afford to send their daughter to camp or day care. He's an experienced land surveyor in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., but the sour economy has cost him job after job. He and his wife now work at a fast-food restaurant...

Georgia Southern roster

...Austin/FB/5-7/200/RFr./Darien, Ga. (McIntosh County) 7/Steve Steele/SB/5-8/176/RFr./Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Choctawhatchee) 9/Marico Zackery/FS/6-1/180/Fr./Newnan, Ga. (Newnan) 10/Chaz Williams...

Across Georgia

...Lee County sheriff's Investigator Miles O'Quinn said Friday that investigators believe Mary Riley, 46, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., purposely shot herself Wednesday at a Leesburg home. Investigator O'Quinn said a man at the scene told...


...career victories, and Florida's new coach were seated only a couple chairs apart Friday at a sports banquet in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. "I've always gotten along with the coaching staff there," Zook said of Florida State. "It's always...

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Eagles reload in backfield

...Steve Steele provides versatility, having played quarterback, receiver and running back at Choctawhatchee High in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Georgia Southern, with 15 returning starters and 50 lettermen back next season, signed 19 players on Wednesday...