Tis the season here on the Emerald Coast, a time to count our many blessings, but it’s also a time to give back to those less fortunate. For many families this holiday season, Christmas represents a time that they can’t afford to buy gifts for their children; that’s where...

Missing Christmas

By Gueary Clendenning Christmas is just around the corner; after Thanksgiving, the pace quickens toward the big day! We’ll find ourselves in a big rush, always pursuing one more thing we need to get accomplished. We look for the nearest parking spot in the crowded mall, searching for the perfect...
Everyone knows there’s just no place like home for the holidays, and this season there’s no better gift to give a young one but South Walton’s own Theo! This year, Santa's elves have been busy crafting 100 Giant 36” Theos available exclusively at Pecan Jack’s Candy and Ice Cream...
On Wednesday, November 6, at 10:00am, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners held a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony for the new Walton County Sports Complex. The Complex is located at 240 MC Davis Blvd, Santa Rosa Beach. The facility is located behind the new Dune Lake Elementary...

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...

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