Maker Day – November 3rd, 2018

Looking for a new hobby? Just curious about what’s out there? Is a “pancake bot” the hot, new household appliance? The Fort Walton Beach Library is hosting a free Maker Day on Saturday, November 3rd, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Presenters will include wood workers, bee keepers, brewers, nutritionists, artists, and more. Makers will be […]

Jet Drive NW & Hollywood Blvd NW Intersection Closed on Tuesday, October 23rd

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:00 am, the City of Fort Walton Beach’s contractor, AJAX and Fleischman’s Inc., will be closing Jet Drive NW at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard NW. Due to the closure of the intersection, Jet Drive NW east of Robinwood Drive NW will be closed to through traffic. The road […]

Water Main Break on Miracle Strip Parkway SE (U.S. Highway 98 / S.R. 30)

City of Fort Walton Beach Water Distribution crews are currently fixing a broken water main on Miracle Strip Parkway SE (U.S. Highway 98 / S.R. 30) in the vicinity of Brooks Bridge and Waffle House. The westbound outside lane is currently closed to allow for a repair and subsequent asphalt work. The City would like […]

Post-Hurricane Michael Assistance for Bay County

The City of Fort Walton Beach is doing its part to assist victims of Hurricane Michael. The Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is receiving patients and rescued victims from the Bay County area. Military helicopters are utilizing the new Fort Walton Beach Fire Training Facility as a landing zone and ground transfer point for victims […]

City of FWB Partial EOC Activation for Hurricane Michael

The City of Fort Walton Beach has announced the partial activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which is located at the Fort Walton Beach Police Department on Hollywood Boulevard. The partial activation of the EOC will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 due to the strengthening and proximity of Hurricane Michael […]

City of FWB October 9, 2018 City Council Meeting Cancelled

The City of Fort Walton Beach has announced the cancellation of the October 9, 2018 City Council Regular Meeting due to the impending impact of Hurricane Michael. All agenda items from the October 9, 2018 City Council Regular Meeting will be moved to the October 23, 2018 City Council Regular Meeting agenda.

City of FWB Hurricane Michael Closures

The City of Fort Walton Beach has announced the closure of City facilities beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 and all day Wednesday, October 10, 2018 due to the impending impact of Hurricane Michael. In an emergency, City residents may call the general Police Dispatch number at (850) 833-9546. Emergency personnel will […]

Hurricane Michael Information

The City of Fort Walton Beach would like to provide the following updates in relation to Hurricane Michael. Please continue to monitor the weather and news outlets for further updates. SOLID WASTE PICKUP: Normal solid waste and recycling service from the City of FWB will be provided on Monday, October 8, 2018 and Tuesday, October […]

Hollywood Blvd Detour For Construction Work

Beginning the morning of Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00 am, the City of Fort Walton Beach’s contractor, AJAX and Fleischman’s Inc., will be closing both directions of Hollywood Boulevard SW just west of Jet Drive NW. The road closure is taking place in order to accommodate utility work in the road. Construction activities are […]

Fort Walton Beach Library Fine Reboot

The Fort Walton Beach Library is beginning a new chapter in serving the citizens of Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa County. Beginning October 1, the library will cease charging overdue fines on books. Fines and fees for lost items, DVDs, and some other items and services will continue. The library will continue to assess a […]