The all-volunteer Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles will present another exciting lecture as part of their on-going “We Share The Beaches” educational series.  “We are very fortunate to have Chris Whittle, Park Services Specialist and local Beach Mouse expert, as our guest speaker”, says Laurie Reichenbach, Chair of...

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First-ever Merry Little Christmas Concert to benefit the BGCEC a success Just days before Christmas on Dec. 20, holiday tunes from local artists Chris Alvarado, Jessie Ritter and Jacob Mohr filled the night air on the lawn of the South Walton Boys & Girls Club as a crowd gathered for...
Walton County School District Superintendent A. Russell Hughes was recently named by Florida Governor-Elect, Ron DeSantis, as one of 41 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on Education and Workforce Development. This committee is comprised of a very diverse group of education experts, including traditional k-12...
Furniture South was included for the second year in a row in Beyond the Top 100, a compilation of furniture stores that are significant players in their respective markets based on total sales in 2017 by Furniture Today.  Furniture South was one of just 68 companies in the United...
By Beth Ann Carr As we move through our daily lives, we notice how appealing a community is sometimes deciding to make it our home based on what we see. Over time, as we live and work there, the things that attracted us to the area, become a core part of...
BY Steve Kotowski One of the most hotly contested issues in the dog world concerns training methods. I figure it would be a good time to insert my “two cents”, for what it’s worth.  B.F. Skinner is a famous name that is thrown around quite a bit in the world...
Stretch is a handsome boy, with a name to match his body type! This sweet boy is a two year old Basset Hound/ Beagle mix, a unique combination of breeds that has left him with a looong body. He loves a good romp around the play yard and once...
South Walton’s favorite dog walk is back! On Saturday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grayton Beer Company Taproom, Dog-Harmony invites you and your four-legged family members to support its mission and attend the second annual Hops for Hounds Dog Walk. “We debuted the Hops for Hounds...
The South Walton Children’s Chorus, or SWCC, has opened registration to music-loving children between the ages of 9 and 13 for its Spring season. The program provides children in the area with an opportunity to learn music fundamentals, like reading music, and build their vocal ability and strength all...
Beginning Jan 10, the Emerald Coast Science Center will be hosting “hands-on” science lessons designed to foster a life-long love for science. Each month, middle schoolers in grades 6-8 will explore a new topic. This January, the topic will be “Steam Themes.”  At every session, students can expect a...

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