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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Josette Rhodes As a citizen of the United States we are promised certain inalienable rights; Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Happiness. These are endowed by our creator and guaranteed to us by the Constitution. There are no exceptions. As a country we so strongly believe in these rights...
Walton County SBA highlights Cecilia Jones’ and Trey Nick’s Small Business Support The Walton County Small Business Association (WCSBA) met recently to discuss the need for political awareness in local elections. The WCSBA is comprised of a wide range of local and family owned businesses throughout Walton County. They provide...

July 4th, 1894

Written In 1893, and published, July 4th, 1894. At the age of 33, Katharine Lee Bates, an English professor at Wellesley College, had taken a train trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Several of the sights on her trip inspired her, and they found their way into her poem, including the World's Columbian...
Children’s Volunteer Health Network helping one child at a time By Kerri Parker Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) works tirelessly to improve the health and well-being of children in need in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. CVHN has a network of nearly one hundred providers who volunteer their time to provide medical, dental,...
Every great community has special people and businesses supporting it and South Walton certainly has its share. In fact, it seems South Walton is full of wonderful people contributing to and helping develop this incredibly dynamic lifestyle we all enjoy. It’s been two years now since the first edition...
A New Ministry Evolves How a ministry got started: Emily Rose Proctor is on a mission. Emily moved to Santa Rosa Beach three years ago with her husband, Richard, who accepted a call as priest at Christ the King Episcopal Church.  “I grew up vacationing on Hwy. 30A,” said Emily. “But...
By Heather Bennett As you might know, currently there is an opioid epidemic in America. Opioids are becoming more and more prevalent in rural areas and small towns, including the Emerald Coast and even in Walton County. Addiction does not care about economic status, social status, race, profession, etc. It...
South Walton Life Releases its first Summer Program Guide The perennial question for parents for the upcoming season is the following: How do I keep the kids busy for summer? The beach is great; backyard barbecues are fun as well; or perhaps there’s a trip “north.” But 10 weeks is...
By Maurice Stouse Years ago, as a representative for a major investment firm, I was excited to learn that one of the many benefits my firm was offering was a pension at retirement. It was so great to learn because, as a young trainee, retirement planning was drilled into our...
At March 27 Walton County Commission meeting to recognize the first-ever "Operation Medicine Cabinet" in Walton County, from left: SWIX's CEO, Gene Jones; Commission Chairman Bill Chapman (back); Commissioners Tony Anderson and Cecilia Jones; Schools Superintendent Russell Hughes; Commissioners Sara Comander and Melanie Nipper; and Safe Water for Walton...

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