THE WALTON LADY BRAVES girls basketball team earned their third consecutive district crown on Saturday night after defeating Pensacola Catholic and West Florida over a span of 26 hours. Walton will host East Gadsden on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in an opening round state playoff game. (Photo by Patrick Casey)
THE LADY CATS MADE IT 10 STRAIGHT TITLES, once more taking the district hoops trophy back to Paxton. Paxton outlasted Poplar Springs 36-34 and overcame new district rival Ponce de Leon 36-30 to win the District 1-A tournament, held at Central High School in Santa Rosa County. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
IN A BATTLE of two of the Area 5′s top scorers, Freeport’s Mason Hall(21) put up 26 points while Ponce de Leon’s Zach Johnson(12) tallied 14 as both squads closed out the regular season on Friday night. (Photo by Patrick Casey)
A SHOT OF U.S. 331 WEDNESDAY morning (Jan. 29) shows the sand put down by FDOT to keep drivers from sliding off the road. Unusual precipitation and freezing temperatures ground business as usual in northwest Florida to a halt during the last week of January 2014. A wintry mix with a good layer of ice built up on local roads, causing emergency conditions, and shutting down interstate travel as well as bridge crossings in the area for close to 48 hours. (Photo by A.J. Fulcher)
WINTER SUNSET captured by Norma Rediker at the U.S. 331 South bridge.