Mosquito Control

South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) has experienced many changes in 2019 which enhance its presence and commitment to the community.  Director Harley Sampson, Jr. noted, “While the district has always been in the public’s eye, the staff is committed to better serving residents and visitors by participating...
By Rita L. Sherwood South Walton’s own Clint Eagar has won Artist of the Year for Safari Club International with his work entitled “Mountain Ram.” Raised in South Africa around Kruger National Park, Clint has been around big game for most of his childhood and has deep roots and a...
It’s been just over four months since the Walton County Tourist Development Council and the South Walton Beach Service Association rolled out its managed vendor program at the Inlet Beach Regional Beach Access, Ed Walline Regional Beach Access, and Grayton Dunes public beach access, and the results have been...
The Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles invites the South Walton community to join them in participating in the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 21st from 9-11 am.  International Coastal Cleanup is a worldwide event sponsored by Ocean Conservancy; they engage countries around the globe to organize citizens from...
By Heather Bennett While driving around Walton County, ever seen a vehicle, similar to the Sheriff’s Cruisers, marked “Sheriff’s Posse” and wondered, “what is that?” The history of the sheriff’s “posse” dates back to the Dark Ages in England, when citizens were called upon by the sheriff to assist in capturing...
Congratulations to long-time Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper. For the second time, the tax collector’s office was ranked #11 as “Best Small Company to Work For” in the state of Florida. The annual Best Companies list is featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine. 100 companies...

Children in Crisis

Helping to Build a Strong Community By Heather Bennett Every day people are blessed to live in such a beautiful part of Florida. It’s a place where families enjoy quality time together while biking, kayaking, SUPing, swimming or building sandcastles. Children’s laughter can be heard all around. However, not all children...
By Heather Bennett Don’t dread Mondays this summer. The week kicks off right with plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained. Stop at the South Walton Coastal Library for the children’s summer reading program, or to experience the hands-on science program, From Shelves to Shores hosted by the...
Local Author Ann Kief’s Adoption Story Blessed By Adoption Premiers July 23rd & 25th in South Walton Meet local author Ann Kief, a former German baroness, as she tells her adoption story through the pages of her new book, Blessed by Adoption. Here readers will find a true story about a...
By Rita L. Sherwood It all started when Mark Berler had a momentary break from caring for his wife Chelsea, who was suffering from stage IV breast cancer. He was online checking out some paintings by enowned Walton county artist Clint Eagar. When asked why Mark couldn’t pick up the...

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